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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 69 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing HP 1398 1384 1364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.81% 2.89% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 6.24% 6.39% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 714 751
Average daily rate
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£370 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £216 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 78 128
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £10.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £26.50 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £13.99 £13.73
% change year-on-year
+25.11% +1.87%
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
22405 21642 20882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.02% 45.20% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13442 12404 11460
Average daily rate £400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 974 1158
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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
London +13 508 £400 - 105
South East +6 429 £361 +11.05% 82
East of England 0 134 £300 -4.00% 24
North West -12 90 £350 +14.75% 20
Yorkshire -38 57 £350 +7.69% 21
North East -16 48 £263 -25.00% 2
East Midlands -1 46 £400 +18.51% 10
West Midlands -6 45 £395 +25.39% 22
South West -31 35 £293 -16.42% 19
Midlands 0 1 - - 1
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1079 (37.77%) Windows
2 806 (28.21%) VMware
3 752 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 623 (21.81%) Security Cleared
5 597 (20.90%) ITIL
6 557 (19.50%) Cisco
7 544 (19.04%) Active Directory
8 530 (18.55%) SAN
9 514 (17.99%) SQL
10 505 (17.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 493 (17.26%) Finance
12 451 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 447 (15.65%) SC Cleared
14 427 (14.95%) HP Quality Center
15 422 (14.77%) Linux
16 394 (13.79%) Citrix
17 372 (13.02%) UNIX
18 361 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
19 355 (12.43%) Oracle
20 333 (11.66%) MS Excel
20 333 (11.66%) Data Centre
21 297 (10.40%) Firewall
22 287 (10.05%) DNS
23 281 (9.84%) IBM
24 280 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
25 279 (9.77%) Migration
26 264 (9.24%) SQL Server
27 255 (8.93%) Project Management
28 251 (8.79%) Service Management
28 251 (8.79%) MS Office

HP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 212 (7.42%) MS Exchange
2 168 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 96 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 80 (2.80%) IIS
5 59 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 55 (1.93%) Lync
7 46 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 42 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 42 (1.47%) Apache
8 42 (1.47%) CMS
9 39 (1.37%) WebSphere
10 33 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 28 (0.98%) OpenStack
12 27 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
13 24 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (0.81%) Tomcat
15 19 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 15 (0.53%) IBM Notes
17 14 (0.49%) MQSeries
18 13 (0.46%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 333 (11.66%) MS Excel
2 251 (8.79%) MS Office
3 68 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 35 (1.23%) MS Project
4 35 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.070%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.035%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.035%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.035%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 48 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (1.33%) Exstream
2 38 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.35%) SAP CRM
5 9 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.25%) SAP HR
8 6 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.18%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.18%) Optimost
10 4 (0.14%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 51 (1.79%) Office 365
2 48 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (0.63%) IaaS
4 18 (0.63%) SaaS
5 15 (0.53%) PaaS
6 6 (0.21%) Google Apps
6 6 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (0.21%) HP Helion
7 5 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.14%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.035%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.035%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.035%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.035%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 530 (18.55%) SAN
2 297 (10.40%) Firewall
3 287 (10.05%) DNS
4 214 (7.49%) DHCP
5 202 (7.07%) TCP/IP
6 198 (6.93%) WAN
7 197 (6.90%) LAN
8 113 (3.96%) NAS
9 109 (3.82%) VPN
10 103 (3.61%) Wireless
11 93 (3.26%) Network Security
12 92 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
13 85 (2.98%) VLAN
14 68 (2.38%) Internet
15 66 (2.31%) MPLS
16 65 (2.28%) BGP
16 65 (2.28%) Cisco Nexus
17 57 (2.00%) LDAP
18 55 (1.93%) OSPF
19 47 (1.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 95 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 80 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 74 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
5 57 (2.00%) MySQL
6 44 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 30 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (0.95%) Relational Database
10 26 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (0.88%) DB2
11 25 (0.88%) Hadoop
12 24 (0.84%) Big Data
13 20 (0.70%) MongoDB
14 16 (0.56%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (0.42%) SAP BW
16 11 (0.39%) IDOL
16 11 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
17 10 (0.35%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 110 (3.85%) JIRA
2 98 (3.43%) HP UFT
3 93 (3.26%) LoadRunner
4 64 (2.24%) SoapUI
5 49 (1.72%) Selenium
6 35 (1.23%) JMeter
7 32 (1.12%) Subversion
8 24 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (0.74%) Jenkins
10 20 (0.70%) Git (software)
10 20 (0.70%) Eclipse
11 19 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (0.60%) MSI
13 16 (0.56%) Ant
13 16 (0.56%) WebDriver
13 16 (0.56%) Cucumber
14 15 (0.53%) JUnit
15 13 (0.46%) Visual Studio
16 12 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
16 12 (0.42%) Gerrit
General
1 493 (17.26%) Finance
2 189 (6.62%) Banking
3 137 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 50 (1.75%) Retail
5 47 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 46 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 40 (1.40%) Legal
8 21 (0.74%) Marketing
9 17 (0.60%) Billing
10 16 (0.56%) Automotive
11 14 (0.49%) Law
11 14 (0.49%) Advertising
12 13 (0.46%) Back Office
13 11 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.35%) Electronics
15 9 (0.32%) Local Government
16 8 (0.28%) Military
16 8 (0.28%) German Language
16 8 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 500 (17.50%) Analyst
2 229 (8.02%) Consultant
3 209 (7.32%) Test Analyst
4 196 (6.86%) Architect
5 148 (5.18%) Administrator
6 125 (4.38%) Support Engineer
7 121 (4.24%) Network Engineer
8 120 (4.20%) Tester
9 119 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 114 (3.99%) Test Manager
11 101 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
12 100 (3.50%) Project Manager
13 97 (3.40%) Developer
14 86 (3.01%) Support Analyst
15 83 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
16 71 (2.49%) Wintel Engineer
17 70 (2.45%) Server Engineer
18 61 (2.14%) Test Leader
19 56 (1.96%) Infrastructure Architect
20 50 (1.75%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (6.13%) XML
2 140 (4.90%) HTML
3 133 (4.66%) .NET
4 115 (4.03%) Web Services
5 107 (3.75%) SOAP
6 85 (2.98%) Middleware
7 76 (2.66%) JSP
8 64 (2.24%) ASP.NET
9 49 (1.72%) CSS
10 36 (1.26%) J2EE
10 36 (1.26%) XML Messaging
11 24 (0.84%) Application Packaging
12 15 (0.53%) JDBC
13 14 (0.49%) JMS
14 13 (0.46%) JNDI
15 11 (0.39%) Ajax
15 11 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
15 11 (0.39%) Flash
15 11 (0.39%) SailPoint
16 9 (0.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 333 (11.66%) Data Centre
2 247 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 168 (5.88%) Clustering
4 88 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 82 (2.87%) Replication
6 66 (2.31%) CMDB
7 63 (2.21%) HP Storage
8 61 (2.14%) Computer Science
9 50 (1.75%) Blackberry
10 40 (1.40%) Client/Server
11 34 (1.19%) PKI
12 33 (1.16%) Fat Client
12 33 (1.16%) Thin Client
13 31 (1.09%) Private Cloud
14 30 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
15 29 (1.02%) EMC VNX
15 29 (1.02%) HP StoreVirtual
15 29 (1.02%) CLARiiON
16 22 (0.77%) Fixed Income
16 22 (0.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1079 (37.77%) Windows
2 451 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 422 (14.77%) Linux
4 372 (13.02%) UNIX
5 361 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 280 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 233 (8.16%) Windows 7
8 146 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 123 (4.31%) Solaris
10 105 (3.68%) AIX
11 99 (3.47%) HPUX
12 94 (3.29%) Windows XP
13 32 (1.12%) Android
14 30 (1.05%) Windows 8
15 29 (1.02%) SUSE
16 26 (0.91%) CentOS
17 24 (0.84%) Ubuntu
17 24 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
18 23 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
19 22 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (20.90%) ITIL
2 279 (9.77%) Migration
3 255 (8.93%) Project Management
4 251 (8.79%) Service Management
5 237 (8.30%) Test Scripting
6 193 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
7 144 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 136 (4.76%) ITSM
9 132 (4.62%) Incident Management
10 128 (4.48%) Test Management
11 117 (4.10%) Change Management
12 108 (3.78%) Service Delivery
13 107 (3.75%) Configuration Management
14 106 (3.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 104 (3.64%) Workflow
15 104 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
16 101 (3.54%) Knowledge Management
17 99 (3.47%) Software Testing
18 96 (3.36%) Change Control
19 89 (3.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 514 (17.99%) SQL
2 200 (7.00%) Java
3 192 (6.72%) PowerShell
4 126 (4.41%) Perl
5 123 (4.31%) JavaScript
6 121 (4.24%) Shell Script
7 95 (3.33%) C
8 82 (2.87%) VBScript
9 76 (2.66%) PL/SQL
10 66 (2.31%) C#
11 63 (2.21%) Python
12 46 (1.61%) VB
13 43 (1.51%) Bash Shell
14 28 (0.98%) VBA
15 25 (0.88%) Ruby
16 22 (0.77%) Korn
17 19 (0.67%) PHP
18 18 (0.63%) VB.NET
19 15 (0.53%) T-SQL
20 14 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 623 (21.81%) Security Cleared
2 447 (15.65%) SC Cleared
3 225 (7.88%) ISTQB
4 191 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 186 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
5 186 (6.51%) DV Cleared
6 168 (5.88%) ISEB
7 144 (5.04%) Degree
8 113 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 106 (3.71%) MCSE
10 98 (3.43%) CCNP
11 91 (3.19%) CCNA
12 63 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
13 60 (2.10%) MCITP
14 54 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 54 (1.89%) MCP
15 45 (1.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 28 (0.98%) PMI Certification
17 27 (0.95%) MCSA
18 26 (0.91%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (5.88%) SLA
2 138 (4.83%) QA
3 18 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.53%) JSP 440
5 12 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.28%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.21%) GxP
9 6 (0.21%) GAMP
9 6 (0.21%) EMIR
9 6 (0.21%) MiFID
10 5 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 3 (0.11%) COBIT
11 3 (0.11%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.11%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.11%) DO-254
11 3 (0.11%) ARP4754
11 3 (0.11%) ARP4761
System Software
1 544 (19.04%) Active Directory
2 505 (17.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 222 (7.77%) vSphere
4 220 (7.70%) Hyper-V
5 123 (4.31%) XenApp
6 99 (3.47%) VMware ESX
7 81 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
8 45 (1.58%) XenDesktop
9 44 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 44 (1.54%) NFS
10 38 (1.33%) XenServer
11 36 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 36 (1.26%) Xen
12 27 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 27 (0.95%) vCloud
13 21 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
13 21 (0.74%) ISA Server
14 19 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 17 (0.60%) KVM
16 15 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 427 (14.95%) HP Quality Center
2 186 (6.51%) SCCM
3 110 (3.85%) OpenView
4 82 (2.87%) SCOM
5 71 (2.49%) Puppet
6 61 (2.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 59 (2.07%) NetBackup
8 58 (2.03%) OVSD
9 50 (1.75%) Backup Exec
10 45 (1.58%) HP Data Protector
11 44 (1.54%) Tivoli
12 43 (1.51%) HP SIM
13 40 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
14 36 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 35 (1.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
16 30 (1.05%) WSUS
17 24 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
18 22 (0.77%) HP NNM
18 22 (0.77%) ARCserve
19 19 (0.67%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 806 (28.21%) VMware
2 752 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 557 (19.50%) Cisco
4 394 (13.79%) Citrix
5 355 (12.43%) Oracle
6 281 (9.84%) IBM
7 220 (7.70%) NetApp
8 207 (7.25%) Red Hat
9 201 (7.04%) Dell
10 163 (5.71%) EMC
11 145 (5.08%) 3PAR
12 139 (4.87%) Symantec
13 133 (4.66%) F5
14 131 (4.59%) SAP
15 123 (4.31%) BMC
16 113 (3.96%) CA
17 111 (3.89%) CheckPoint
18 94 (3.29%) Brocade
19 91 (3.19%) McAfee
20 89 (3.12%) Veritas
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