The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 62 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +11
Contract jobs citing HP 15 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 3.45% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 3.36% 10.47% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 7
Average daily rate
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£313 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £363 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +0.84%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
447 363 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.22% 32.94% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 143 123
Average daily rate £400 £400 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £275 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 18
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.72 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.40 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Edinburgh region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Edinburgh region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP.

1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 18 (37.50%) Windows
3 15 (31.25%) Linux
3 15 (31.25%) UNIX
3 15 (31.25%) Migration
4 13 (27.08%) Banking
4 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
4 13 (27.08%) Project Management
4 13 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (22.92%) SAN
5 11 (22.92%) SQL
5 11 (22.92%) Oracle
5 11 (22.92%) Asset Management
5 11 (22.92%) VMware
6 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
7 9 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (18.75%) AIX
8 8 (16.67%) ITIL
8 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.58%) Test Scripting
9 7 (14.58%) Markit EDM
9 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
9 7 (14.58%) SUSE
9 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.50%) ETL

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (6.25%) Node.js
2 3 (6.25%) TeamSite
2 3 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) SAN
2 4 (8.33%) MPLS
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.25%) VLAN
3 3 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (4.17%) Firewall
4 2 (4.17%) DMZ
5 1 (2.08%) HTTP
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.08%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.33%) Back Office
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Administrator
2 7 (14.58%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (12.50%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Tester
4 5 (10.42%) Test Leader
4 5 (10.42%) Wintel Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Tester
7 2 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) JSF
2 3 (6.25%) Java EE
2 3 (6.25%) jQuery
2 3 (6.25%) HTML5
2 3 (6.25%) CSS3
2 3 (6.25%) Backbone.js
2 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.25%) CSS
2 3 (6.25%) JSP
2 3 (6.25%) XSL
2 3 (6.25%) XSLT
3 1 (2.08%) ODBC
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) DOM
3 1 (2.08%) Dojo
3 1 (2.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.08%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) UNIX
3 13 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.75%) AIX
6 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (14.58%) SUSE
8 5 (10.42%) Windows 2000
9 4 (8.33%) HPUX
9 4 (8.33%) Solaris
10 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (6.25%) Android
10 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
11 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
11 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Migration
2 13 (27.08%) Project Management
3 11 (22.92%) Asset Management
4 8 (16.67%) ITIL
4 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.58%) Test Scripting
6 6 (12.50%) Investment Management
6 6 (12.50%) ETL
7 5 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (10.42%) Change Control
8 4 (8.33%) Data Management
9 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Android Development
9 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
10 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.17%) Software Distribution
10 2 (4.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) Perl
3 3 (6.25%) VBScript
4 2 (4.17%) Korn
4 2 (4.17%) C-shell
4 2 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) PMP
2 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 9 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) SCOM
2 2 (4.17%) OpenView
2 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.17%) nmon
3 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.08%) Legato
3 1 (2.08%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
2 11 (22.92%) VMware
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.50%) IBM
5 4 (8.33%) Sun
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (2.08%) JBoss
7 1 (2.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) EMC
7 1 (2.08%) Lotus
7 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.08%) Toshiba