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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 94 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +1
Contract jobs citing HP 1073 1374 1296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.27% 2.93% 2.87%
As % of the Vendors category 5.33% 6.38% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 776 751
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £364 £323
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +12.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 83 93
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.36 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.46% -0.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £10.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £28.20 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+69.36% -7.50%
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
20147 21530 20522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.67% 45.84% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12197 12717 11600
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 925 915
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -41 331 £400 - 84
South East -13 304 £375 -2.28% 79
North West -9 98 £375 +30.43% 26
Yorkshire -9 87 £400 - 24
South West +12 71 £313 -10.71% 16
East of England -36 56 £350 +16.66% 16
East Midlands +10 55 £340 +0.74% 10
West Midlands -32 40 £340 +13.33% 12
North East -25 32 £350 +27.27% 1
Midlands +2 2 £445 -
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 863 (38.61%) Windows
2 601 (26.89%) VMware
3 576 (25.77%) Microsoft
4 506 (22.64%) Active Directory
5 489 (21.88%) Security Cleared
6 450 (20.13%) Cisco
7 438 (19.60%) Linux
8 431 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 427 (19.11%) Finance
10 388 (17.36%) ITIL
11 368 (16.47%) SQL
11 368 (16.47%) Windows Server
12 352 (15.75%) HP Quality Center
13 340 (15.21%) SC Cleared
14 322 (14.41%) SAN
15 318 (14.23%) Unix
16 300 (13.42%) Citrix
17 296 (13.24%) Oracle
18 288 (12.89%) Data Centre
19 280 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
20 259 (11.59%) IBM
21 248 (11.10%) Windows Server 2008
22 232 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
23 231 (10.34%) MS Excel
24 224 (10.02%) SQL Server
25 217 (9.71%) Firewall
26 214 (9.57%) Migration
27 205 (9.17%) MS Office
28 198 (8.86%) DNS
29 195 (8.72%) HP UFT

HP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 170 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 129 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 77 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 67 (3.00%) IIS
5 45 (2.01%) Confluence
6 41 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 34 (1.52%) Skype for Business
8 32 (1.43%) WebSphere
9 30 (1.34%) Apache
10 29 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 27 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
11 27 (1.21%) JBoss
12 26 (1.16%) OpenStack
13 25 (1.12%) WebLogic
14 23 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
15 19 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.81%) CMS
17 17 (0.76%) IBM Notes
18 12 (0.54%) MQSeries
19 10 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 231 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 205 (9.17%) MS Office
3 41 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.89%) MS Project
6 11 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.18%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (0.089%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.089%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.045%) DOC1
9 1 (0.045%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.045%) Revit
Business Applications
1 20 (0.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 18 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.49%) BASE24
6 9 (0.40%) Exstream
6 9 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.27%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.27%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.22%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.18%) ACBS
9 4 (0.18%) Faxination
9 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.18%) Relativity
9 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 60 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (2.64%) Office 365
3 56 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (0.98%) IaaS
4 22 (0.98%) PaaS
5 20 (0.89%) SaaS
6 13 (0.58%) Mimecast
7 12 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.22%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.18%) HP Helion
11 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.13%) GitHub
11 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.089%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.089%) Heroku
13 1 (0.045%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.045%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 322 (14.41%) SAN
2 217 (9.71%) Firewall
3 198 (8.86%) DNS
4 170 (7.61%) WAN
5 168 (7.52%) LAN
6 161 (7.20%) TCP/IP
7 136 (6.09%) DHCP
8 103 (4.61%) VPN
9 98 (4.38%) Wireless
10 74 (3.31%) Internet
11 70 (3.13%) VoIP
12 65 (2.91%) VLAN
13 62 (2.77%) NAS
14 61 (2.73%) NetScaler
14 61 (2.73%) Network Security
15 55 (2.46%) OSPF
15 55 (2.46%) SNMP
16 54 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
17 48 (2.15%) BGP
17 48 (2.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 49 (2.19%) MySQL
3 46 (2.06%) Oracle Database
4 40 (1.79%) DB2
5 31 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
7 27 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (1.16%) Hadoop
9 25 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (1.03%) Relational Database
11 21 (0.94%) Big Data
12 20 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (0.49%) NonStop SQL
13 11 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.36%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.36%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.31%) EDRMS
16 7 (0.31%) Informix
Development Applications
1 195 (8.72%) HP UFT
2 141 (6.31%) Selenium
3 134 (6.00%) JIRA
4 128 (5.73%) LoadRunner
5 80 (3.58%) Jenkins
6 78 (3.49%) Cucumber
7 67 (3.00%) SoapUI
8 55 (2.46%) JMeter
9 36 (1.61%) Subversion
10 31 (1.39%) Git (software)
11 26 (1.16%) Toad
12 24 (1.07%) Maven
12 24 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (1.07%) WebDriver
13 23 (1.03%) Eclipse
14 22 (0.98%) JUnit
15 17 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
17 14 (0.63%) TestDirector
17 14 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 427 (19.11%) Finance
2 149 (6.67%) Banking
3 98 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 55 (2.46%) Investment Banking
5 50 (2.24%) Retail
6 37 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 21 (0.94%) Legal
8 19 (0.85%) Front Office
8 19 (0.85%) Military
9 18 (0.81%) Games
9 18 (0.81%) Marketing
10 16 (0.72%) Law
11 15 (0.67%) Back Office
12 14 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.40%) Billing
13 9 (0.40%) Electronics
14 7 (0.31%) Advertising
14 7 (0.31%) Automotive
14 7 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 473 (21.16%) Analyst
2 248 (11.10%) Test Analyst
3 193 (8.64%) Architect
4 133 (5.95%) Support Engineer
5 126 (5.64%) Tester
6 116 (5.19%) Administrator
7 109 (4.88%) Consultant
8 103 (4.61%) Network Engineer
9 100 (4.47%) Test Manager
10 97 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 69 (3.09%) Support Analyst
12 65 (2.91%) Systems Administrator
13 60 (2.68%) Service Analyst
14 55 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
15 53 (2.37%) Test Leader
16 49 (2.19%) Infrastructure Architect
17 48 (2.15%) Linux Engineer
18 47 (2.10%) Developer
19 46 (2.06%) Systems Engineer
20 45 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (5.64%) .NET
2 116 (5.19%) XML
3 93 (4.16%) Web Services
4 69 (3.09%) HTML
5 68 (3.04%) SOAP
6 58 (2.60%) Middleware
7 35 (1.57%) XML Messaging
8 31 (1.39%) ASP.NET
9 25 (1.12%) Software Packaging
10 22 (0.98%) RESTful
11 21 (0.94%) JSON
12 16 (0.72%) CSS
13 11 (0.49%) 802.1X
13 11 (0.49%) J2EE
13 11 (0.49%) jQuery
14 10 (0.45%) REST
14 10 (0.45%) WSDL
15 9 (0.40%) Flash
16 8 (0.36%) ISPF
16 8 (0.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 288 (12.89%) Data Centre
2 164 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 80 (3.58%) Clustering
5 67 (3.00%) Blackberry
6 60 (2.68%) Replication
7 53 (2.37%) PKI
8 40 (1.79%) HP Storage
9 36 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
9 36 (1.61%) Private Cloud
10 35 (1.57%) Computer Science
11 29 (1.30%) Driving Licence
11 29 (1.30%) Public Cloud
12 21 (0.94%) Fat Client
12 21 (0.94%) Thin Client
12 21 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
13 19 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (0.85%) User Experience
14 18 (0.81%) EMC VMAX
14 18 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 863 (38.61%) Windows
2 438 (19.60%) Linux
3 368 (16.47%) Windows Server
4 318 (14.23%) Unix
5 248 (11.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 232 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 183 (8.19%) Windows 7
8 152 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 145 (6.49%) Solaris
10 131 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 88 (3.94%) Windows XP
12 73 (3.27%) AIX
13 62 (2.77%) HPUX
14 51 (2.28%) Windows 8
15 50 (2.24%) Mac OS X
16 33 (1.48%) Apple iOS
16 33 (1.48%) SUSE
17 30 (1.34%) Android
18 23 (1.03%) CentOS
19 20 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (17.36%) ITIL
2 280 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (9.57%) Migration
4 193 (8.64%) Test Scripting
5 166 (7.43%) Project Management
6 143 (6.40%) Functional Testing
7 137 (6.13%) Test Automation
8 133 (5.95%) Service Management
9 129 (5.77%) Test Management
10 117 (5.23%) Defect Management
11 111 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 110 (4.92%) Mentoring
13 106 (4.74%) Non-Functional Testing
14 102 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
15 101 (4.52%) Service Delivery
16 96 (4.30%) High Availability
17 95 (4.25%) Change Management
18 90 (4.03%) Software Testing
19 86 (3.85%) Test Strategy
20 82 (3.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 368 (16.47%) SQL
2 182 (8.14%) PowerShell
3 149 (6.67%) Java
4 101 (4.52%) Perl
5 99 (4.43%) JavaScript
6 78 (3.49%) Shell Script
7 68 (3.04%) C#
8 66 (2.95%) Bash Shell
8 66 (2.95%) Python
9 62 (2.77%) VBScript
10 61 (2.73%) VB
11 42 (1.88%) C
12 36 (1.61%) C++
13 31 (1.39%) PL/SQL
14 28 (1.25%) Korn
15 27 (1.21%) Ruby
15 27 (1.21%) VBA
16 17 (0.76%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.63%) PHP
18 12 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 489 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 340 (15.21%) SC Cleared
3 164 (7.34%) ISTQB
4 149 (6.67%) ISEB
5 143 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
6 123 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 117 (5.23%) DV Cleared
8 104 (4.65%) Degree
9 92 (4.12%) CCNA
10 90 (4.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 79 (3.53%) CCNP
12 75 (3.36%) MCSE
13 46 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 39 (1.74%) MCP
15 38 (1.70%) MCSA
16 32 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
17 24 (1.07%) ISEB Practitioner
18 23 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 23 (1.03%) MCITP
19 20 (0.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.73%) QA
2 88 (3.94%) SLA
3 20 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
7 10 (0.45%) ISO20022
8 9 (0.40%) ISO 8583
8 9 (0.40%) JSP 440
9 8 (0.36%) COBIT
10 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.22%) SEPA
12 3 (0.13%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.089%) ARP4754
13 2 (0.089%) ARP4761
13 2 (0.089%) DO-178B
13 2 (0.089%) DO-254
13 2 (0.089%) GPG13
13 2 (0.089%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 506 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 431 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (5.91%) vSphere
4 130 (5.82%) Hyper-V
5 89 (3.98%) XenApp
6 64 (2.86%) VMware ESX
7 57 (2.55%) XenDesktop
8 56 (2.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 52 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 34 (1.52%) NFS
11 32 (1.43%) XenServer
12 30 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
13 28 (1.25%) vCloud
14 27 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 24 (1.07%) Firmware
16 19 (0.85%) Veritas File System
17 16 (0.72%) KVM
18 15 (0.67%) Xen
19 9 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
20 8 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 352 (15.75%) HP Quality Center
2 149 (6.67%) SCCM
3 67 (3.00%) SCOM
4 59 (2.64%) NetBackup
5 51 (2.28%) OpenView
6 45 (2.01%) Puppet
7 39 (1.74%) Backup Exec
8 35 (1.57%) WSUS
9 32 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
10 26 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
11 25 (1.12%) HP SIM
12 22 (0.98%) Nagios
13 19 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 19 (0.85%) Tivoli
13 19 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 18 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
14 18 (0.81%) HP UCMDB
14 18 (0.81%) vRealize
15 17 (0.76%) OVSD
15 17 (0.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 601 (26.89%) VMware
2 576 (25.77%) Microsoft
3 450 (20.13%) Cisco
4 300 (13.42%) Citrix
5 296 (13.24%) Oracle
6 259 (11.59%) IBM
7 192 (8.59%) Red Hat
8 184 (8.23%) EMC
9 150 (6.71%) Dell
10 147 (6.58%) NetApp
11 113 (5.06%) 3PAR
12 80 (3.58%) SAP
13 76 (3.40%) Veritas
14 69 (3.09%) Sun
15 68 (3.04%) SolarWinds
16 63 (2.82%) CheckPoint
17 62 (2.77%) Symantec
18 58 (2.60%) Juniper
19 55 (2.46%) F5
19 55 (2.46%) Remedy
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Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester
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Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
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Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, England
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
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Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £190 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: €750 - €850 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £324.72 - £360.80 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £25 to £33 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon Global
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Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
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East London
Search Consultancy
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City, London
E-synergy Solutions
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City, London
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Hook, Hampshire
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South West London
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Hampshire
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Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
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