The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 63 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 1577 1236 1390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.97% 2.58% 2.71%
As % of the Vendors category 6.59% 5.59% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 714 706
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 113 149
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £10.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £31.30 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -3.38%
HP
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23945 22129 23971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.08% 46.10% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14166 12842 12752
Average daily rate £398 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1166 1052 1250
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in England

HP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in England

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in England

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in England

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

HP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 544 £400 +6.66% 119
South East +27 426 £325 +1.56% 109
North West +2 108 £305 -6.15% 22
South West +10 100 £338 -3.57% 22
East of England -8 96 £325 +18.18% 31
West Midlands +33 84 £350 +2.94% 25
North East +8 77 £320 +3.22% 5
Yorkshire -16 71 £300 - 27
East Midlands -10 58 £388 +129.62% 7
Midlands -13 6 £350 -6.66%
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1153 (38.37%) Windows
2 893 (29.72%) Microsoft
3 819 (27.25%) Security Cleared
4 778 (25.89%) VMware
5 663 (22.06%) Active Directory
6 619 (20.60%) SC Cleared
7 605 (20.13%) ITIL
8 597 (19.87%) Cisco
9 540 (17.97%) Oracle
10 532 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 513 (17.07%) SAN
12 502 (16.71%) HP Quality Center
13 490 (16.31%) Finance
14 487 (16.21%) SQL
15 461 (15.34%) Linux
16 457 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
17 447 (14.88%) UNIX
18 417 (13.88%) Windows Server 2003
19 382 (12.71%) Citrix
20 380 (12.65%) DNS
21 374 (12.45%) MS Excel
22 354 (11.78%) ISTQB
23 352 (11.71%) Firewall
24 326 (10.85%) MS Exchange
25 284 (9.45%) MS Office
26 266 (8.85%) TCP/IP
26 266 (8.85%) DHCP
27 264 (8.79%) IBM
28 263 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
29 259 (8.62%) DV Cleared

HP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 326 (10.85%) MS Exchange
2 188 (6.26%) SharePoint
3 180 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 115 (3.83%) IIS
5 101 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 80 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 78 (2.60%) Apache
8 64 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 58 (1.93%) IBM Notes
10 52 (1.73%) WebLogic
11 48 (1.60%) Lync
12 45 (1.50%) Tomcat
13 35 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
14 34 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 26 (0.87%) JBoss
16 23 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
17 21 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
18 19 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
19 18 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
20 13 (0.43%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 374 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 284 (9.45%) MS Office
3 78 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 63 (2.10%) MS Project
5 48 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.067%) Mingle
8 2 (0.067%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.033%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 143 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
3 28 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 17 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 15 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
6 15 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (0.40%) Exstream
8 11 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.30%) BASE24
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
11 5 (0.17%) SAP FI
11 5 (0.17%) assyst
11 5 (0.17%) Summit
12 4 (0.13%) SAP CO
12 4 (0.13%) SAP HCM
12 4 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.03%) Office 365
2 30 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (0.80%) IaaS
4 19 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.63%) PaaS
5 18 (0.60%) SaaS
6 6 (0.20%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.100%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.100%) GitHub
7 3 (0.100%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 513 (17.07%) SAN
2 380 (12.65%) DNS
3 352 (11.71%) Firewall
4 266 (8.85%) TCP/IP
4 266 (8.85%) DHCP
5 215 (7.15%) LAN
6 206 (6.86%) WAN
7 142 (4.73%) VPN
8 119 (3.96%) Wireless
9 94 (3.13%) Network Security
10 90 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
11 82 (2.73%) SSL
12 77 (2.56%) NAS
12 77 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
13 70 (2.33%) VLAN
14 67 (2.23%) iSCSI
15 60 (2.00%) Internet
16 57 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
17 56 (1.86%) SNMP
18 55 (1.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 113 (3.76%) Oracle Reports
3 89 (2.96%) Oracle Database
4 51 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 43 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 38 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (1.00%) MySQL
7 30 (1.00%) DB2
8 29 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 28 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (0.50%) Hadoop
12 15 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
13 14 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
14 12 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (0.33%) DbVisualizer
16 9 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.30%) MS Access
17 8 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 196 (6.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 117 (3.89%) LoadRunner
3 81 (2.70%) JIRA
4 58 (1.93%) Selenium
5 33 (1.10%) SoapUI
6 23 (0.77%) JMeter
7 22 (0.73%) JUnit
8 20 (0.67%) Cucumber
9 19 (0.63%) Visual Studio
9 19 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
10 18 (0.60%) Maven
11 17 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (0.50%) WebDriver
12 15 (0.50%) Jenkins
12 15 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
13 12 (0.40%) MSI
14 11 (0.37%) ClearCase
14 11 (0.37%) Toad
14 11 (0.37%) Subversion
14 11 (0.37%) FitNesse
General
1 490 (16.31%) Finance
2 183 (6.09%) Banking
3 142 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 79 (2.63%) Retail
5 65 (2.16%) Investment Banking
6 58 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 52 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 43 (1.43%) Legal
9 29 (0.97%) Back Office
10 25 (0.83%) Billing
11 19 (0.63%) Law
12 16 (0.53%) Electronics
13 14 (0.47%) General Ledger
14 12 (0.40%) Marketing
14 12 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.33%) Front Office
16 9 (0.30%) Automotive
16 9 (0.30%) Military
17 7 (0.23%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 636 (21.16%) Analyst
2 250 (8.32%) Test Analyst
3 202 (6.72%) Consultant
4 191 (6.36%) Tester
5 186 (6.19%) Administrator
6 161 (5.36%) Network Engineer
7 151 (5.02%) Architect
8 145 (4.83%) Support Engineer
9 119 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
10 111 (3.69%) Test Manager
11 106 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 98 (3.26%) Support Analyst
13 86 (2.86%) Service Analyst
14 81 (2.70%) Test Leader
15 80 (2.66%) 2nd Line Support
15 80 (2.66%) Service Desk Analyst
16 67 (2.23%) Systems Engineer
17 65 (2.16%) Project Manager
18 60 (2.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 60 (2.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (8.15%) .NET
2 215 (7.15%) HTML
3 194 (6.46%) JSP
4 183 (6.09%) ASP.NET
5 84 (2.80%) Middleware
6 70 (2.33%) XML
7 68 (2.26%) Web Services
8 30 (1.00%) SOAP
8 30 (1.00%) J2EE
9 29 (0.97%) Java EE
10 21 (0.70%) Application Packaging
11 19 (0.63%) JMS
12 17 (0.57%) CSS
13 16 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
14 12 (0.40%) OLE
14 12 (0.40%) jQuery
15 11 (0.37%) REST
15 11 (0.37%) WAP
16 10 (0.33%) Flash
17 9 (0.30%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 259 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (4.99%) Clustering
3 89 (2.96%) Blackberry
3 89 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 79 (2.63%) Replication
5 51 (1.70%) Thin Client
5 51 (1.70%) Fat Client
6 45 (1.50%) Client/Server
7 40 (1.33%) CMDB
8 38 (1.26%) Mainframe
9 35 (1.16%) Hedge funds
10 34 (1.13%) Computer Science
11 26 (0.87%) Statistics
12 23 (0.77%) Open Source
13 21 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
13 21 (0.70%) User Experience
13 21 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (0.63%) iPad
14 19 (0.63%) AS400
15 17 (0.57%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1153 (38.37%) Windows
2 532 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 461 (15.34%) Linux
4 447 (14.88%) UNIX
5 417 (13.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 256 (8.52%) Windows 7
7 231 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 167 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 157 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 135 (4.49%) Solaris
11 112 (3.73%) HPUX
12 103 (3.43%) AIX
13 61 (2.03%) Windows 2000
14 35 (1.16%) Windows 8
15 29 (0.97%) Windows Vista
16 21 (0.70%) Apple iOS
17 20 (0.67%) Android
18 17 (0.57%) SUSE
19 16 (0.53%) VMS
20 12 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (20.13%) ITIL
2 245 (8.15%) Project Management
3 236 (7.85%) Test Scripting
4 213 (7.09%) Migration
5 203 (6.76%) Service Management
6 170 (5.66%) Knowledge Management
7 165 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
8 158 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 157 (5.22%) Service Delivery
10 156 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 147 (4.89%) CRM
12 146 (4.86%) Problem Management
13 140 (4.66%) Software Testing
14 123 (4.09%) Incident Management
15 122 (4.06%) Change Management
16 119 (3.96%) Test Strategy
17 115 (3.83%) Configuration Management
18 96 (3.19%) Test Management
19 93 (3.09%) Validation
19 93 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 487 (16.21%) SQL
2 207 (6.89%) JavaScript
3 167 (5.56%) VB
4 159 (5.29%) Java
5 137 (4.56%) PowerShell
6 129 (4.29%) C#
7 84 (2.80%) C
8 66 (2.20%) Perl
9 65 (2.16%) VBScript
9 65 (2.16%) Shell Script
10 49 (1.63%) VBA
11 39 (1.30%) PL/SQL
12 33 (1.10%) Korn
13 32 (1.06%) Python
14 24 (0.80%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.40%) PHP
15 12 (0.40%) COBOL
16 11 (0.37%) C++
16 11 (0.37%) Bourne shell
16 11 (0.37%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 819 (27.25%) Security Cleared
2 619 (20.60%) SC Cleared
3 354 (11.78%) ISTQB
4 263 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 259 (8.62%) DV Cleared
6 249 (8.29%) Cisco Certification
7 190 (6.32%) ISEB
8 161 (5.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 160 (5.32%) MCSE
10 157 (5.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 144 (4.79%) CCNA
12 124 (4.13%) CCNP
13 105 (3.49%) Degree
14 99 (3.29%) MCITP
15 84 (2.80%) MCP
16 75 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 55 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
18 31 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 30 (1.00%) CISSP
20 26 (0.87%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (7.85%) SLA
2 216 (7.19%) QA
3 27 (0.90%) JSP 440
4 16 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.20%) COBIT
8 4 (0.13%) P3O
9 3 (0.100%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.067%) BS15000
11 1 (0.033%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.033%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.033%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.033%) FATCA
11 1 (0.033%) EMIR
System Software
1 663 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 457 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (7.19%) vSphere
4 158 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 142 (4.73%) XenApp
6 105 (3.49%) VMware ESX
7 100 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
8 58 (1.93%) NFS
9 44 (1.46%) XenDesktop
10 42 (1.40%) XenServer
11 30 (1.00%) Firmware
12 28 (0.93%) Terminal Services
12 28 (0.93%) vCloud
13 22 (0.73%) ISA Server
14 21 (0.70%) Nmap
15 20 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 19 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
17 18 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
18 17 (0.57%) VMware Server
19 15 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 502 (16.71%) HP Quality Center
2 182 (6.06%) SCCM
3 144 (4.79%) OpenView
4 114 (3.79%) NetBackup
5 112 (3.73%) SCOM
5 112 (3.73%) HP SIM
6 85 (2.83%) Backup Exec
7 65 (2.16%) Tivoli
8 60 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 52 (1.73%) Nagios
10 40 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
11 38 (1.26%) HP UCMDB
12 35 (1.16%) Control-M
13 32 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 32 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
14 28 (0.93%) Puppet
14 28 (0.93%) OVSD
15 26 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 24 (0.80%) ARCserve
16 24 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 893 (29.72%) Microsoft
2 778 (25.89%) VMware
3 597 (19.87%) Cisco
4 540 (17.97%) Oracle
5 382 (12.71%) Citrix
6 264 (8.79%) IBM
7 228 (7.59%) EMC
8 207 (6.89%) Dell
9 193 (6.42%) Red Hat
10 154 (5.12%) NetApp
11 141 (4.69%) Juniper
12 136 (4.53%) Symantec
13 127 (4.23%) CheckPoint
13 127 (4.23%) F5
14 126 (4.19%) 3PAR
15 100 (3.33%) BMC
16 95 (3.16%) McAfee
17 81 (2.70%) SAP
18 77 (2.56%) Sun
19 75 (2.50%) Brocade
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