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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 63 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing HP 1567 1241 1364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.94% 2.59% 2.73%
As % of the Vendors category 6.52% 5.63% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 720 694
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 £175 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 116 153
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.25 £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -1.72%
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
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -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 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +5 532 £400 +6.66% 130
South East +25 429 £325 +0.77% 113
North West +13 107 £318 +5.83% 17
South West +17 100 £341 -2.50% 28
East of England -8 95 £325 +18.18% 27
West Midlands +22 84 £350 - 25
North East +9 80 £328 +5.80% 7
Yorkshire -10 72 £300 - 36
East Midlands -15 55 £400 +146.15% 12
Midlands -12 6 £350 -6.66% 2
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 1169 (38.24%) Windows
2 909 (29.74%) Microsoft
3 837 (27.38%) Security Cleared
4 791 (25.88%) VMware
5 670 (21.92%) Active Directory
6 634 (20.74%) SC Cleared
7 613 (20.05%) ITIL
8 602 (19.69%) Cisco
9 553 (18.09%) Oracle
10 538 (17.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 522 (17.08%) SAN
12 512 (16.75%) HP Quality Center
13 502 (16.42%) Finance
14 488 (15.96%) SQL
15 470 (15.37%) Linux
16 462 (15.11%) VMware Infrastructure
17 461 (15.08%) UNIX
18 421 (13.77%) Windows Server 2003
19 389 (12.72%) Citrix
20 387 (12.66%) DNS
21 380 (12.43%) MS Excel
22 366 (11.97%) ISTQB
23 357 (11.68%) Firewall
24 332 (10.86%) MS Exchange
25 285 (9.32%) MS Office
26 279 (9.13%) TCP/IP
27 270 (8.83%) DHCP
28 268 (8.77%) IBM
28 268 (8.77%) DV Cleared
29 267 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification

HP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 332 (10.86%) MS Exchange
2 190 (6.22%) SharePoint
3 182 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 116 (3.79%) IIS
5 103 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 82 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 78 (2.55%) Apache
8 65 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 59 (1.93%) IBM Notes
10 52 (1.70%) WebLogic
11 49 (1.60%) Lync
12 45 (1.47%) Tomcat
13 35 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
14 34 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 26 (0.85%) JBoss
16 23 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
17 21 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
18 19 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
19 18 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
20 13 (0.43%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 380 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 285 (9.32%) MS Office
3 80 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 64 (2.09%) MS Project
5 47 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.065%) Mingle
8 2 (0.065%) 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
1 147 (4.81%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
3 28 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 17 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
6 15 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
6 15 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (0.39%) Exstream
8 9 (0.29%) BASE24
9 6 (0.20%) Summit
9 6 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 5 (0.16%) assyst
10 5 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.16%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.01%) Office 365
2 30 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (0.79%) IaaS
4 19 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.62%) SaaS
4 19 (0.62%) PaaS
5 6 (0.20%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.098%) IBM SmartCloud
6 3 (0.098%) GitHub
6 3 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 522 (17.08%) SAN
2 387 (12.66%) DNS
3 357 (11.68%) Firewall
4 279 (9.13%) TCP/IP
5 270 (8.83%) DHCP
6 217 (7.10%) LAN
7 209 (6.84%) WAN
8 146 (4.78%) VPN
9 120 (3.93%) Wireless
10 92 (3.01%) Network Security
11 91 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
12 84 (2.75%) SSL
13 78 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
14 76 (2.49%) NAS
15 68 (2.22%) VLAN
16 67 (2.19%) iSCSI
17 61 (2.00%) Internet
18 58 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
19 57 (1.86%) SNMP
20 55 (1.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (8.01%) SQL Server
2 117 (3.83%) Oracle Reports
3 89 (2.91%) Oracle Database
4 49 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 38 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (1.05%) MySQL
8 30 (0.98%) DB2
8 30 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 29 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (0.49%) Hadoop
12 15 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
13 14 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
14 12 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (0.33%) DbVisualizer
16 9 (0.29%) Big Data
16 9 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 201 (6.58%) QuickTest Pro
2 119 (3.89%) LoadRunner
3 82 (2.68%) JIRA
4 61 (2.00%) Selenium
5 33 (1.08%) SoapUI
6 22 (0.72%) JMeter
6 22 (0.72%) JUnit
7 20 (0.65%) Cucumber
8 19 (0.62%) Visual Studio
8 19 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
9 18 (0.59%) Maven
10 17 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (0.49%) WebDriver
11 15 (0.49%) Jenkins
11 15 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
12 12 (0.39%) Subversion
12 12 (0.39%) MSI
13 11 (0.36%) ClearCase
13 11 (0.36%) Toad
13 11 (0.36%) FitNesse
General
1 502 (16.42%) Finance
2 185 (6.05%) Banking
3 144 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 79 (2.58%) Retail
5 64 (2.09%) Investment Banking
6 59 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 52 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 44 (1.44%) Legal
9 29 (0.95%) Back Office
10 26 (0.85%) Billing
11 19 (0.62%) Law
12 16 (0.52%) Electronics
13 14 (0.46%) General Ledger
14 12 (0.39%) Marketing
14 12 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.33%) Front Office
16 9 (0.29%) Automotive
16 9 (0.29%) Military
17 7 (0.23%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 643 (21.03%) Analyst
2 253 (8.28%) Test Analyst
3 204 (6.67%) Consultant
4 195 (6.38%) Tester
5 186 (6.08%) Administrator
6 162 (5.30%) Network Engineer
7 152 (4.97%) Support Engineer
8 150 (4.91%) Architect
9 119 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
10 116 (3.79%) Test Manager
11 110 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 98 (3.21%) Support Analyst
13 87 (2.85%) Service Analyst
14 83 (2.72%) Test Leader
15 82 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
16 81 (2.65%) Service Desk Analyst
17 71 (2.32%) Systems Engineer
18 66 (2.16%) Project Manager
19 62 (2.03%) Server Engineer
20 60 (1.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (8.34%) .NET
2 223 (7.29%) HTML
3 204 (6.67%) JSP
4 192 (6.28%) ASP.NET
5 86 (2.81%) Middleware
6 72 (2.36%) XML
7 68 (2.22%) Web Services
8 30 (0.98%) SOAP
8 30 (0.98%) J2EE
9 29 (0.95%) Java EE
10 21 (0.69%) Application Packaging
11 19 (0.62%) JMS
12 16 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
12 16 (0.52%) CSS
13 13 (0.43%) OLE
14 12 (0.39%) jQuery
15 11 (0.36%) WAP
15 11 (0.36%) REST
16 10 (0.33%) Flash
17 9 (0.29%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 262 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (5.04%) Clustering
3 93 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 89 (2.91%) Blackberry
5 81 (2.65%) Replication
6 52 (1.70%) Thin Client
6 52 (1.70%) Fat Client
7 45 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 39 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 39 (1.28%) CMDB
9 35 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 35 (1.14%) Hedge funds
10 26 (0.85%) Statistics
11 24 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (0.75%) Open Source
13 22 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
14 21 (0.69%) iPad
14 21 (0.69%) User Experience
15 19 (0.62%) AS400
16 17 (0.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1169 (38.24%) Windows
2 538 (17.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 470 (15.37%) Linux
4 461 (15.08%) UNIX
5 421 (13.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 264 (8.64%) Windows 7
7 234 (7.65%) Windows XP
8 172 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 161 (5.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 138 (4.51%) Solaris
11 112 (3.66%) HPUX
12 108 (3.53%) AIX
13 61 (2.00%) Windows 2000
14 37 (1.21%) Windows 8
15 30 (0.98%) Windows Vista
16 22 (0.72%) Apple iOS
17 20 (0.65%) Android
18 17 (0.56%) SUSE
19 16 (0.52%) VMS
20 12 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (20.05%) ITIL
2 253 (8.28%) Project Management
3 241 (7.88%) Test Scripting
4 214 (7.00%) Migration
5 205 (6.71%) Service Management
6 178 (5.82%) Knowledge Management
7 166 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
8 161 (5.27%) Test Automation
9 156 (5.10%) Service Delivery
10 155 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 150 (4.91%) CRM
12 146 (4.78%) Problem Management
13 144 (4.71%) Software Testing
14 127 (4.15%) Incident Management
15 123 (4.02%) Change Management
16 121 (3.96%) Test Strategy
17 116 (3.79%) Configuration Management
18 96 (3.14%) Validation
18 96 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
18 96 (3.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 488 (15.96%) SQL
2 217 (7.10%) JavaScript
3 171 (5.59%) VB
4 163 (5.33%) Java
5 138 (4.51%) PowerShell
6 133 (4.35%) C#
7 83 (2.72%) C
8 68 (2.22%) Perl
8 68 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 66 (2.16%) VBScript
10 50 (1.64%) VBA
11 39 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 33 (1.08%) Korn
13 32 (1.05%) Python
14 24 (0.79%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.43%) COBOL
16 12 (0.39%) C++
16 12 (0.39%) PHP
17 11 (0.36%) Bourne shell
17 11 (0.36%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 837 (27.38%) Security Cleared
2 634 (20.74%) SC Cleared
3 366 (11.97%) ISTQB
4 268 (8.77%) DV Cleared
5 267 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 249 (8.15%) Cisco Certification
7 194 (6.35%) ISEB
8 166 (5.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 163 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 163 (5.33%) MCSE
10 144 (4.71%) CCNA
11 122 (3.99%) CCNP
12 106 (3.47%) Degree
13 100 (3.27%) MCITP
14 87 (2.85%) MCP
15 75 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 56 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
17 31 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 30 (0.98%) CISSP
19 26 (0.85%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (7.85%) SLA
2 218 (7.13%) QA
3 27 (0.88%) JSP 440
4 15 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.20%) COBIT
8 4 (0.13%) P3O
8 4 (0.13%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.065%) BS15000
10 1 (0.033%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.033%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.033%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.033%) FATCA
10 1 (0.033%) EMIR
System Software
1 670 (21.92%) Active Directory
2 462 (15.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 218 (7.13%) vSphere
4 158 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 143 (4.68%) XenApp
6 107 (3.50%) VMware ESX
7 102 (3.34%) VMware ESXi
8 61 (2.00%) NFS
9 44 (1.44%) XenDesktop
10 42 (1.37%) XenServer
11 30 (0.98%) Firmware
12 29 (0.95%) Terminal Services
13 28 (0.92%) vCloud
14 24 (0.79%) ISA Server
15 23 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 22 (0.72%) Nmap
17 19 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
18 18 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
19 17 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 17 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 512 (16.75%) HP Quality Center
2 186 (6.08%) SCCM
3 146 (4.78%) OpenView
4 121 (3.96%) NetBackup
5 113 (3.70%) SCOM
5 113 (3.70%) HP SIM
6 85 (2.78%) Backup Exec
7 67 (2.19%) Tivoli
8 61 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 53 (1.73%) Nagios
10 40 (1.31%) HP Data Protector
11 37 (1.21%) HP UCMDB
11 37 (1.21%) Control-M
12 32 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 31 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
14 30 (0.98%) Puppet
15 28 (0.92%) OVSD
16 26 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 25 (0.82%) Nessus
17 25 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 909 (29.74%) Microsoft
2 791 (25.88%) VMware
3 602 (19.69%) Cisco
4 553 (18.09%) Oracle
5 389 (12.72%) Citrix
6 268 (8.77%) IBM
7 228 (7.46%) EMC
8 211 (6.90%) Dell
9 198 (6.48%) Red Hat
10 156 (5.10%) NetApp
11 143 (4.68%) Juniper
12 141 (4.61%) Symantec
13 129 (4.22%) CheckPoint
13 129 (4.22%) 3PAR
14 128 (4.19%) F5
15 99 (3.24%) BMC
16 96 (3.14%) McAfee
17 83 (2.72%) SAP
18 82 (2.68%) Sun
19 76 (2.49%) Brocade
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