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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 66 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 1423 1444 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.81% 2.81% 2.76%
As % of the Vendors category 6.17% 6.15% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 789 697
Average daily rate
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£388 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £188 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £326 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 104 103
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £10.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £34.70 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.20
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
23060 23462 20410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.55% 45.66% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13389 13412 11202
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1033 1135
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £39.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
South East +6 488 £390 +20.00% 90
London 0 459 £409 +2.18% 99
North West +2 109 £340 +9.67% 26
East of England -11 81 £350 +7.69% 24
Yorkshire -29 70 £350 -1.75% 22
West Midlands -18 69 £325 +4.83% 27
East Midlands +1 54 £388 +37.77% 12
South West -20 53 £350 -2.77% 14
North East +3 34 £315 +24.75%
South Coast +1 2 £500 -
Midlands - - - - 1
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1091 (39.22%) Windows
2 790 (28.40%) VMware
3 787 (28.29%) Microsoft
4 639 (22.97%) Security Cleared
5 569 (20.45%) ITIL
6 539 (19.37%) Cisco
7 500 (17.97%) Active Directory
8 497 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 484 (17.40%) SAN
10 470 (16.89%) SC Cleared
11 452 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 436 (15.67%) Linux
13 434 (15.60%) SQL
14 416 (14.95%) Finance
15 376 (13.52%) HP Quality Center
16 370 (13.30%) UNIX
17 369 (13.26%) Oracle
18 361 (12.98%) Citrix
19 357 (12.83%) Windows Server 2003
20 347 (12.47%) MS Excel
21 313 (11.25%) Firewall
22 311 (11.18%) Migration
23 282 (10.14%) DNS
24 280 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
25 262 (9.42%) Project Management
26 252 (9.06%) IBM
27 237 (8.52%) ISTQB
28 230 (8.27%) Service Management
29 228 (8.20%) MS Exchange
30 225 (8.09%) TCP/IP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 228 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 155 (5.57%) SharePoint
3 119 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 74 (2.66%) IIS
5 61 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 56 (2.01%) Lync
7 46 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 45 (1.62%) CMS
9 42 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 42 (1.51%) WebSphere
10 40 (1.44%) Apache
11 33 (1.19%) WebLogic
12 27 (0.97%) Tomcat
13 24 (0.86%) IBM Notes
13 24 (0.86%) OpenStack
14 22 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 17 (0.61%) WorkSite
16 16 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
17 12 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 347 (12.47%) MS Excel
2 221 (7.94%) MS Office
3 48 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 34 (1.22%) MS Project
5 30 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.036%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.036%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 87 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (1.19%) Exstream
3 29 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.22%) Summit
6 6 (0.22%) SAP BPC
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.18%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.14%) BASE24
8 4 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.14%) Optimost
9 3 (0.11%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.44%) Office 365
2 33 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.61%) SaaS
5 12 (0.43%) PaaS
6 8 (0.29%) IaaS
7 5 (0.18%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.14%) HP Helion
9 3 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.072%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.072%) GitHub
10 2 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.036%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.036%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 484 (17.40%) SAN
2 313 (11.25%) Firewall
3 282 (10.14%) DNS
4 225 (8.09%) TCP/IP
5 220 (7.91%) DHCP
6 190 (6.83%) LAN
7 180 (6.47%) WAN
8 131 (4.71%) VPN
9 109 (3.92%) Wireless
10 104 (3.74%) NAS
11 96 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
12 93 (3.34%) VLAN
13 87 (3.13%) Network Security
14 79 (2.84%) BGP
15 74 (2.66%) MPLS
15 74 (2.66%) OSPF
16 71 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
17 65 (2.34%) SSL
18 62 (2.23%) LDAP
19 61 (2.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 86 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
3 78 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 62 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 37 (1.33%) MySQL
8 29 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 25 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (0.79%) DB2
12 21 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (0.65%) Big Data
13 18 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
15 13 (0.47%) Hadoop
15 13 (0.47%) MongoDB
16 12 (0.43%) SAP BW
17 10 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
18 9 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 98 (3.52%) JIRA
2 93 (3.34%) LoadRunner
3 76 (2.73%) QuickTest Pro
4 39 (1.40%) Selenium
5 34 (1.22%) JMeter
6 33 (1.19%) MSI
7 29 (1.04%) SoapUI
8 19 (0.68%) Subversion
9 18 (0.65%) JUnit
10 16 (0.58%) Ant
10 16 (0.58%) Jenkins
11 15 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (0.50%) Maven
12 14 (0.50%) StarTeam
12 14 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (0.43%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (0.40%) Git (software)
15 10 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
16 9 (0.32%) Cucumber
General
1 416 (14.95%) Finance
2 138 (4.96%) Banking
3 114 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 43 (1.55%) Retail
5 42 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 35 (1.26%) Investment Banking
7 32 (1.15%) Legal
8 19 (0.68%) Billing
9 18 (0.65%) Marketing
10 17 (0.61%) Law
11 13 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.43%) Automotive
13 11 (0.40%) Advertising
14 9 (0.32%) German Language
15 8 (0.29%) Back Office
16 7 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.25%) Local Government
16 7 (0.25%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.22%) French Language
18 5 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 452 (16.25%) Analyst
2 227 (8.16%) Consultant
3 174 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 173 (6.22%) Architect
5 146 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 140 (5.03%) Support Engineer
7 132 (4.74%) Network Engineer
8 123 (4.42%) Tester
9 119 (4.28%) Administrator
10 114 (4.10%) Test Manager
11 94 (3.38%) Project Manager
12 84 (3.02%) Support Analyst
13 82 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
14 78 (2.80%) Server Engineer
15 73 (2.62%) Developer
16 72 (2.59%) 2nd Line Support
17 65 (2.34%) Systems Engineer
18 61 (2.19%) Wintel Engineer
19 56 (2.01%) Service Analyst
20 50 (1.80%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (5.75%) HTML
2 153 (5.50%) .NET
3 125 (4.49%) XML
4 108 (3.88%) JSP
5 96 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 96 (3.45%) Web Services
6 83 (2.98%) Middleware
7 65 (2.34%) SOAP
8 47 (1.69%) CSS
9 34 (1.22%) Application Packaging
10 23 (0.83%) J2EE
11 15 (0.54%) XSLT
12 14 (0.50%) REST
13 13 (0.47%) HTML5
14 12 (0.43%) jQuery
15 11 (0.40%) XSD
15 11 (0.40%) JDBC
16 10 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
16 10 (0.36%) CSS3
17 9 (0.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 221 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 167 (6.00%) Clustering
3 88 (3.16%) Replication
4 83 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 49 (1.76%) CMDB
6 47 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 46 (1.65%) Blackberry
8 45 (1.62%) Thin Client
8 45 (1.62%) Fat Client
9 36 (1.29%) Private Cloud
10 35 (1.26%) PKI
10 35 (1.26%) Client/Server
11 30 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
12 22 (0.79%) CLARiiON
13 19 (0.68%) iPad
13 19 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.58%) Statistics
15 15 (0.54%) Open Source
15 15 (0.54%) EMC Centera
15 15 (0.54%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1091 (39.22%) Windows
2 452 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 436 (15.67%) Linux
4 370 (13.30%) UNIX
5 357 (12.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 280 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 203 (7.30%) Windows 7
8 156 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 132 (4.74%) Solaris
10 117 (4.21%) AIX
11 112 (4.03%) HPUX
12 90 (3.24%) Windows XP
13 30 (1.08%) SUSE
14 28 (1.01%) Windows Vista
15 23 (0.83%) VMS
16 22 (0.79%) Android
17 21 (0.75%) CentOS
17 21 (0.75%) Windows 8
18 20 (0.72%) Apple iOS
18 20 (0.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (20.45%) ITIL
2 311 (11.18%) Migration
3 262 (9.42%) Project Management
4 230 (8.27%) Service Management
5 219 (7.87%) Test Scripting
6 178 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
7 142 (5.10%) Knowledge Management
8 131 (4.71%) Incident Management
9 128 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 115 (4.13%) Software Testing
10 115 (4.13%) Change Management
11 106 (3.81%) ITSM
12 105 (3.77%) Configuration Management
13 102 (3.67%) Test Strategy
14 101 (3.63%) Service Delivery
15 95 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
16 89 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
17 88 (3.16%) Test Management
18 85 (3.06%) PRINCE2
19 80 (2.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 434 (15.60%) SQL
2 173 (6.22%) PowerShell
3 157 (5.64%) Java
4 140 (5.03%) JavaScript
5 101 (3.63%) C
6 98 (3.52%) Shell Script
7 87 (3.13%) VBScript
8 85 (3.06%) Perl
9 62 (2.23%) C#
10 52 (1.87%) PL/SQL
11 49 (1.76%) Python
12 43 (1.55%) VB
13 39 (1.40%) VBA
14 26 (0.93%) Bash Shell
15 19 (0.68%) Korn
16 17 (0.61%) VB.NET
17 15 (0.54%) PHP
17 15 (0.54%) Ruby
18 13 (0.47%) T-SQL
19 12 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 639 (22.97%) Security Cleared
2 470 (16.89%) SC Cleared
3 237 (8.52%) ISTQB
4 206 (7.40%) DV Cleared
5 200 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
6 196 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 176 (6.33%) ISEB
8 134 (4.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 117 (4.21%) MCSE
10 111 (3.99%) Degree
11 107 (3.85%) CCNP
12 84 (3.02%) CCNA
13 70 (2.52%) MCITP
14 66 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
15 60 (2.16%) MCP
16 59 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 59 (2.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 35 (1.26%) CCSE
18 31 (1.11%) MCSA
19 28 (1.01%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (5.14%) SLA
2 105 (3.77%) QA
3 17 (0.61%) JSP 440
4 13 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.22%) ISO 14001
7 6 (0.22%) WCAG
7 6 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.072%) P3O
9 2 (0.072%) COREP
9 2 (0.072%) FINREP
9 2 (0.072%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.072%) GAMP
9 2 (0.072%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.036%) GxP
10 1 (0.036%) BS15000
10 1 (0.036%) BS7799
System Software
1 500 (17.97%) Active Directory
2 497 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 221 (7.94%) Hyper-V
4 201 (7.23%) vSphere
5 102 (3.67%) XenApp
6 79 (2.84%) VMware ESX
7 73 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
8 55 (1.98%) XenDesktop
9 41 (1.47%) XenServer
10 40 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 39 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 36 (1.29%) NFS
13 24 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
14 23 (0.83%) vCloud
15 22 (0.79%) ISA Server
16 20 (0.72%) Xen
17 18 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 17 (0.61%) Firmware
19 13 (0.47%) ProxySG
20 12 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 376 (13.52%) HP Quality Center
2 191 (6.87%) SCCM
3 109 (3.92%) OpenView
4 90 (3.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 83 (2.98%) SCOM
6 56 (2.01%) HP SIM
7 51 (1.83%) Puppet
8 50 (1.80%) NetBackup
9 48 (1.73%) HP Data Protector
10 46 (1.65%) Tivoli
11 38 (1.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 35 (1.26%) OVSD
13 33 (1.19%) Backup Exec
14 30 (1.08%) SCVMM
15 27 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 26 (0.93%) WSUS
17 25 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
18 24 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 23 (0.83%) EdgeSight
20 22 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 790 (28.40%) VMware
2 787 (28.29%) Microsoft
3 539 (19.37%) Cisco
4 369 (13.26%) Oracle
5 361 (12.98%) Citrix
6 252 (9.06%) IBM
7 224 (8.05%) NetApp
8 213 (7.66%) Dell
8 213 (7.66%) Red Hat
9 174 (6.25%) EMC
10 149 (5.36%) 3PAR
11 140 (5.03%) F5
12 131 (4.71%) CheckPoint
13 95 (3.41%) Juniper
13 95 (3.41%) SAP
14 94 (3.38%) Symantec
14 94 (3.38%) McAfee
15 90 (3.24%) CA
16 88 (3.16%) Veritas
17 85 (3.06%) BMC
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