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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 67 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing HP 1350 1277 1241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.83% 2.76% 3.00%
As % of the Vendors category 6.20% 6.06% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 714 654
Average daily rate
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£380 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £135 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 91 159
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £34.85 £27.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £16.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +18.18%
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
21762 21066 19053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.59% 45.58% 46.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12678 11763 10302
Average daily rate £400 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £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 892 934 1172
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.36 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +14 465 £379 +8.14% 83
London -15 412 £410 -1.20% 120
North West +12 106 £325 +30.00% 30
East of England +1 94 £341 +5.00% 26
Yorkshire +11 86 £388 +12.72% 24
West Midlands -3 65 £320 -1.39% 24
South West -30 50 £340 -5.55% 27
North East +7 33 £300 +1.69% 9
East Midlands -37 32 £350 +218.18% 14
South Coast - 2 £500 -
Midlands +2 1 - -
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1190 (41.25%) Windows
2 866 (30.02%) VMware
3 852 (29.53%) Microsoft
4 718 (24.89%) Security Cleared
5 601 (20.83%) ITIL
6 564 (19.55%) Active Directory
7 555 (19.24%) Cisco
8 541 (18.75%) SC Cleared
9 514 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 513 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 505 (17.50%) SAN
12 452 (15.67%) Linux
13 444 (15.39%) SQL
14 434 (15.04%) Finance
15 420 (14.56%) HP Quality Center
16 399 (13.83%) Citrix
17 398 (13.80%) Windows Server 2003
18 394 (13.66%) Oracle
19 390 (13.52%) MS Excel
20 377 (13.07%) UNIX
21 343 (11.89%) Firewall
22 318 (11.02%) DNS
23 308 (10.68%) Migration
24 286 (9.91%) MS Exchange
25 256 (8.87%) Project Management
26 253 (8.77%) TCP/IP
27 251 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
28 243 (8.42%) DHCP
28 243 (8.42%) IBM
29 242 (8.39%) MS Office

HP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 286 (9.91%) MS Exchange
2 187 (6.48%) SharePoint
3 149 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 115 (3.99%) IIS
5 67 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 64 (2.22%) Lync
7 56 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 54 (1.87%) Apache
9 50 (1.73%) IBM Notes
10 47 (1.63%) WebSphere
11 45 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
12 38 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 36 (1.25%) Tomcat
14 34 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 30 (1.04%) CMS
16 23 (0.80%) OpenStack
17 18 (0.62%) AquaLogic
18 17 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
19 14 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
19 14 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 390 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 242 (8.39%) MS Office
3 51 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 44 (1.53%) MS Project
5 28 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.035%) Windchill
7 1 (0.035%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 104 (3.60%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 22 (0.76%) Exstream
4 14 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.31%) BASE24
7 8 (0.28%) Summit
8 6 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.21%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.17%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
10 3 (0.10%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.10%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.10%) Optimost
10 3 (0.10%) assyst
10 3 (0.10%) Changepoint
10 3 (0.10%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.25%) Office 365
2 32 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.55%) PaaS
3 16 (0.55%) IaaS
4 14 (0.49%) SaaS
5 13 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.10%) GitHub
9 2 (0.069%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.035%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 505 (17.50%) SAN
2 343 (11.89%) Firewall
3 318 (11.02%) DNS
4 253 (8.77%) TCP/IP
5 243 (8.42%) DHCP
6 193 (6.69%) LAN
7 178 (6.17%) WAN
8 133 (4.61%) VPN
9 101 (3.50%) Wireless
10 96 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
11 93 (3.22%) NAS
12 91 (3.15%) Network Security
13 90 (3.12%) VLAN
14 73 (2.53%) BGP
15 72 (2.50%) OSPF
15 72 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 67 (2.32%) Fibre Channel
17 66 (2.29%) SSL
18 65 (2.25%) LDAP
19 61 (2.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 91 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
3 80 (2.77%) Oracle Database
4 63 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 33 (1.14%) MySQL
7 31 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 18 (0.62%) DB2
10 18 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (0.59%) Hadoop
12 14 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
13 13 (0.45%) NonStop SQL
13 13 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (0.42%) Big Data
14 12 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (0.42%) SAP BW
15 10 (0.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 119 (4.12%) JIRA
2 96 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 94 (3.26%) LoadRunner
4 56 (1.94%) Selenium
5 40 (1.39%) MSI
6 36 (1.25%) JMeter
7 31 (1.07%) SoapUI
8 26 (0.90%) JUnit
9 19 (0.66%) Subversion
9 19 (0.66%) Maven
10 18 (0.62%) Jenkins
11 16 (0.55%) Cucumber
11 16 (0.55%) StarTeam
11 16 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
13 14 (0.49%) Visual Studio
13 14 (0.49%) Ant
14 11 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (0.38%) ClearCase
14 11 (0.38%) Eclipse
General
1 434 (15.04%) Finance
2 177 (6.14%) Banking
3 122 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 53 (1.84%) Investment Banking
5 51 (1.77%) Retail
6 47 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 35 (1.21%) Legal
8 25 (0.87%) Billing
9 19 (0.66%) Marketing
10 17 (0.59%) Law
11 13 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.42%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.38%) Advertising
14 10 (0.35%) Automotive
15 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.31%) German Language
16 8 (0.28%) Back Office
17 6 (0.21%) Local Government
18 5 (0.17%) French Language
18 5 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 505 (17.50%) Analyst
2 226 (7.83%) Consultant
3 201 (6.97%) Test Analyst
4 163 (5.65%) Support Engineer
5 158 (5.48%) Architect
6 156 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 142 (4.92%) Network Engineer
8 137 (4.75%) Tester
9 126 (4.37%) Administrator
10 99 (3.43%) Test Manager
11 86 (2.98%) Support Analyst
12 83 (2.88%) Project Manager
13 81 (2.81%) Systems Administrator
14 79 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
15 75 (2.60%) Server Engineer
16 70 (2.43%) Wintel Engineer
17 69 (2.39%) Systems Engineer
18 61 (2.11%) Service Analyst
19 57 (1.98%) 3rd Line Support
19 57 (1.98%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (5.51%) .NET
2 140 (4.85%) HTML
3 126 (4.37%) JSP
4 104 (3.60%) ASP.NET
5 101 (3.50%) Middleware
6 96 (3.33%) XML
7 80 (2.77%) Web Services
8 63 (2.18%) SOAP
9 39 (1.35%) Application Packaging
10 23 (0.80%) CSS
11 18 (0.62%) J2EE
11 18 (0.62%) Java EE
11 18 (0.62%) REST
12 16 (0.55%) jQuery
13 15 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
14 13 (0.45%) JMS
14 13 (0.45%) XSLT
15 10 (0.35%) JDBC
15 10 (0.35%) CSS3
15 10 (0.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 226 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (6.83%) Clustering
3 104 (3.60%) Replication
4 87 (3.02%) Management Information System
5 62 (2.15%) Blackberry
6 55 (1.91%) Thin Client
6 55 (1.91%) Fat Client
7 37 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 36 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 35 (1.21%) CMDB
10 27 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
11 26 (0.90%) PKI
12 21 (0.73%) iPad
13 20 (0.69%) CLARiiON
14 19 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.59%) Open Source
16 16 (0.55%) Mobile App
16 16 (0.55%) User Experience
16 16 (0.55%) EMC Centera
16 16 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1190 (41.25%) Windows
2 514 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 452 (15.67%) Linux
4 398 (13.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 377 (13.07%) UNIX
6 251 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 216 (7.49%) Windows 7
8 182 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 138 (4.78%) Solaris
10 115 (3.99%) Windows XP
11 112 (3.88%) AIX
12 109 (3.78%) HPUX
13 42 (1.46%) Windows Vista
14 33 (1.14%) Windows 2000
15 30 (1.04%) Apple iOS
16 29 (1.01%) Android
17 23 (0.80%) VMS
18 20 (0.69%) Windows 8
19 19 (0.66%) SUSE
20 17 (0.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (20.83%) ITIL
2 308 (10.68%) Migration
3 256 (8.87%) Project Management
4 205 (7.11%) Service Management
5 201 (6.97%) Test Scripting
6 193 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
7 146 (5.06%) Knowledge Management
8 145 (5.03%) Incident Management
9 128 (4.44%) Change Management
10 124 (4.30%) Software Testing
11 122 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 119 (4.12%) Configuration Management
13 113 (3.92%) Service Delivery
14 110 (3.81%) Problem Management
15 98 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 96 (3.33%) Test Strategy
17 90 (3.12%) Disaster Recovery
17 90 (3.12%) Test Management
18 88 (3.05%) PRINCE2
19 87 (3.02%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 444 (15.39%) SQL
2 175 (6.07%) PowerShell
3 153 (5.30%) Java
4 144 (4.99%) JavaScript
5 102 (3.54%) C
6 96 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 90 (3.12%) VBScript
8 69 (2.39%) Perl
9 65 (2.25%) C#
10 51 (1.77%) VB
11 48 (1.66%) PL/SQL
12 45 (1.56%) VBA
13 39 (1.35%) Python
14 23 (0.80%) Bash Shell
15 21 (0.73%) Korn
16 16 (0.55%) PHP
17 13 (0.45%) Lisp
18 12 (0.42%) C++
18 12 (0.42%) Ruby
19 11 (0.38%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 718 (24.89%) Security Cleared
2 541 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 239 (8.28%) ISTQB
4 235 (8.15%) Cisco Certification
5 223 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 211 (7.31%) DV Cleared
7 181 (6.27%) ISEB
8 140 (4.85%) MCSE
9 125 (4.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 123 (4.26%) CCNP
11 115 (3.99%) CCNA
12 101 (3.50%) Degree
13 85 (2.95%) MCITP
14 79 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 68 (2.36%) VCP4
16 67 (2.32%) MCP
17 63 (2.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 58 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
19 37 (1.28%) CCSE
20 34 (1.18%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (5.65%) SLA
2 108 (3.74%) QA
3 21 (0.73%) JSP 440
4 16 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.28%) ISO 14001
7 7 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.21%) WCAG
9 4 (0.14%) P3O
9 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.10%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.069%) COBIT
11 2 (0.069%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.069%) GAMP
11 2 (0.069%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.035%) GxP
12 1 (0.035%) BS15000
12 1 (0.035%) BS7799
12 1 (0.035%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 564 (19.55%) Active Directory
2 513 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 219 (7.59%) Hyper-V
4 215 (7.45%) vSphere
5 115 (3.99%) XenApp
6 100 (3.47%) VMware ESX
7 89 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
8 52 (1.80%) XenDesktop
9 49 (1.70%) NFS
10 33 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 32 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 32 (1.11%) XenServer
12 24 (0.83%) Firmware
13 23 (0.80%) Terminal Services
14 19 (0.66%) ProxySG
15 17 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
16 16 (0.55%) Xen
17 15 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 15 (0.52%) vCloud
18 14 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 420 (14.56%) HP Quality Center
2 195 (6.76%) SCCM
3 132 (4.58%) OpenView
4 104 (3.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 90 (3.12%) HP SIM
6 87 (3.02%) SCOM
7 64 (2.22%) NetBackup
8 54 (1.87%) Backup Exec
9 53 (1.84%) Tivoli
10 48 (1.66%) HP Data Protector
11 42 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 41 (1.42%) Puppet
13 38 (1.32%) SCVMM
14 28 (0.97%) OVSD
15 27 (0.94%) WSUS
16 26 (0.90%) Nagios
17 24 (0.83%) ARCserve
18 22 (0.76%) OPNET
18 22 (0.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
19 19 (0.66%) Nessus
Vendors
1 866 (30.02%) VMware
2 852 (29.53%) Microsoft
3 555 (19.24%) Cisco
4 399 (13.83%) Citrix
5 394 (13.66%) Oracle
6 243 (8.42%) IBM
7 227 (7.87%) Red Hat
8 207 (7.18%) Dell
8 207 (7.18%) EMC
9 199 (6.90%) NetApp
10 142 (4.92%) CheckPoint
11 132 (4.58%) F5
12 129 (4.47%) 3PAR
13 113 (3.92%) McAfee
14 108 (3.74%) Symantec
15 99 (3.43%) Juniper
16 96 (3.33%) SAP
17 86 (2.98%) Veritas
18 78 (2.70%) CA
18 78 (2.70%) Brocade
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £381.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
St Hugh's College
Posted: 19 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Evermore Global
Rate: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65k-£75k + excellent package + bonu
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125 - £145 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £200 - £280 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Heat Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £600 - £700pd
Posted: Yesterday