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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 63 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing HP 1368 1281 1248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.96% 2.88% 3.03%
As % of the Vendors category 6.45% 6.32% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 758 632
Average daily rate
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£363 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 90 174
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £28.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-11.93% +12.72%
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
21211 20274 19359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.92% 45.58% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12658 11604 10398
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 928 1248
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -14.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.99 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -2 447 £400 -3.49% 137
South East +9 435 £350 +0.71% 93
East of England +6 106 £283 +0.89% 38
North West +7 97 £279 +25.28% 29
Yorkshire +23 88 £400 +23.07% 41
West Midlands +23 69 £300 -5.66% 16
South West -30 56 £325 -13.33% 30
East Midlands -33 35 £323 +193.18% 16
North East -9 31 £275 -23.18% 4
Midlands +6 2 £220 -
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1197 (40.78%) Windows
2 875 (29.81%) VMware
3 872 (29.71%) Microsoft
4 738 (25.14%) Security Cleared
5 608 (20.72%) ITIL
6 577 (19.66%) Active Directory
7 565 (19.25%) Cisco
8 551 (18.77%) SC Cleared
9 522 (17.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 513 (17.48%) SAN
11 496 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 478 (16.29%) SQL
13 474 (16.15%) Linux
14 446 (15.20%) HP Quality Center
15 441 (15.03%) Finance
16 428 (14.58%) Oracle
17 415 (14.14%) UNIX
18 413 (14.07%) Windows Server 2003
19 402 (13.70%) Citrix
20 392 (13.36%) MS Excel
21 372 (12.67%) Firewall
22 346 (11.79%) DNS
23 305 (10.39%) MS Exchange
24 291 (9.91%) Migration
25 274 (9.34%) Project Management
25 274 (9.34%) TCP/IP
26 264 (8.99%) DHCP
27 263 (8.96%) IBM
28 261 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
29 247 (8.42%) MS Office

HP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 305 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 218 (7.43%) SharePoint
3 161 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 112 (3.82%) IIS
5 68 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 67 (2.28%) Apache
7 64 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 63 (2.15%) Lync
9 57 (1.94%) WebSphere
10 55 (1.87%) IBM Notes
11 47 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
12 46 (1.57%) Tomcat
13 38 (1.29%) WebLogic
14 33 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 28 (0.95%) CMS
16 24 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (0.72%) JBoss
18 20 (0.68%) OpenStack
19 18 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
20 16 (0.55%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 392 (13.36%) MS Excel
2 247 (8.42%) MS Office
3 60 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 52 (1.77%) MS Project
5 35 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.034%) Windchill
8 1 (0.034%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.034%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 119 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.55%) Exstream
4 15 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.37%) BASE24
6 11 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (0.31%) Summit
9 6 (0.20%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.17%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 3 (0.10%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 35 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (1.06%) Office 365
3 17 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.58%) IaaS
4 15 (0.51%) SaaS
5 13 (0.44%) PaaS
6 9 (0.31%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.17%) GitHub
8 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.034%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 513 (17.48%) SAN
2 372 (12.67%) Firewall
3 346 (11.79%) DNS
4 274 (9.34%) TCP/IP
5 264 (8.99%) DHCP
6 211 (7.19%) LAN
7 189 (6.44%) WAN
8 147 (5.01%) VPN
9 116 (3.95%) Wireless
10 97 (3.30%) NAS
11 95 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
12 94 (3.20%) Network Security
13 86 (2.93%) VLAN
14 84 (2.86%) SSL
15 71 (2.42%) Cisco Nexus
16 68 (2.32%) Fibre Channel
16 68 (2.32%) OSPF
17 65 (2.21%) BGP
17 65 (2.21%) LDAP
18 61 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 102 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
3 80 (2.73%) Oracle Database
4 63 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (1.70%) Relational Database
6 37 (1.26%) RDBMS
7 35 (1.19%) MySQL
8 31 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 27 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (0.78%) DB2
11 19 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
14 14 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (0.41%) Hadoop
15 12 (0.41%) Big Data
15 12 (0.41%) NonStop SQL
16 11 (0.37%) SAP BW
16 11 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 117 (3.99%) JIRA
2 105 (3.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 100 (3.41%) LoadRunner
4 63 (2.15%) Selenium
5 38 (1.29%) MSI
6 33 (1.12%) SoapUI
7 32 (1.09%) JMeter
8 29 (0.99%) JUnit
9 23 (0.78%) Jenkins
10 22 (0.75%) Maven
11 20 (0.68%) Subversion
11 20 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
12 19 (0.65%) Visual Studio
13 18 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (0.61%) Cucumber
14 17 (0.58%) StarTeam
15 14 (0.48%) ClearCase
16 13 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
17 12 (0.41%) Ant
18 10 (0.34%) DbUnit
General
1 441 (15.03%) Finance
2 187 (6.37%) Banking
3 126 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 58 (1.98%) Investment Banking
5 52 (1.77%) Retail
6 50 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 42 (1.43%) Legal
8 24 (0.82%) Billing
9 19 (0.65%) Law
10 17 (0.58%) Back Office
11 15 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.48%) Marketing
13 9 (0.31%) German Language
13 9 (0.31%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.24%) Automotive
14 7 (0.24%) Advertising
15 6 (0.20%) Electronics
15 6 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.20%) Local Government
16 5 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 525 (17.89%) Analyst
2 222 (7.56%) Consultant
3 206 (7.02%) Test Analyst
4 162 (5.52%) Support Engineer
5 157 (5.35%) Architect
6 155 (5.28%) Network Engineer
7 148 (5.04%) Administrator
8 146 (4.97%) Tester
9 142 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 104 (3.54%) Test Manager
11 91 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
12 86 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support
13 85 (2.90%) Support Analyst
14 78 (2.66%) Systems Engineer
14 78 (2.66%) Wintel Engineer
15 76 (2.59%) Project Manager
16 70 (2.39%) Server Engineer
17 64 (2.18%) Desktop Support
18 63 (2.15%) Service Analyst
19 59 (2.01%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (6.10%) .NET
2 174 (5.93%) HTML
3 156 (5.32%) JSP
4 127 (4.33%) ASP.NET
5 102 (3.48%) Middleware
6 93 (3.17%) XML
7 90 (3.07%) Web Services
8 52 (1.77%) SOAP
9 32 (1.09%) Application Packaging
10 31 (1.06%) CSS
11 28 (0.95%) Java EE
12 20 (0.68%) jQuery
12 20 (0.68%) REST
12 20 (0.68%) J2EE
13 17 (0.58%) JMS
14 16 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
15 14 (0.48%) Spring
16 13 (0.44%) XSLT
17 10 (0.34%) JSON
18 9 (0.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 235 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (5.66%) Clustering
3 102 (3.48%) Replication
4 85 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 82 (2.79%) Blackberry
6 64 (2.18%) Thin Client
6 64 (2.18%) Fat Client
7 38 (1.29%) Client/Server
8 36 (1.23%) CMDB
9 28 (0.95%) Computer Science
9 28 (0.95%) iPad
10 27 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
12 24 (0.82%) PKI
13 23 (0.78%) Mainframe
14 22 (0.75%) Open Source
15 20 (0.68%) Statistics
16 19 (0.65%) Mobile App
17 16 (0.55%) User Experience
17 16 (0.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1197 (40.78%) Windows
2 522 (17.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 474 (16.15%) Linux
4 415 (14.14%) UNIX
5 413 (14.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 231 (7.87%) Windows 7
7 227 (7.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 206 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 150 (5.11%) Solaris
10 141 (4.80%) Windows XP
11 131 (4.46%) AIX
12 103 (3.51%) HPUX
13 37 (1.26%) Windows Vista
14 33 (1.12%) Windows 2000
15 30 (1.02%) Apple iOS
16 28 (0.95%) VMS
17 26 (0.89%) Android
18 24 (0.82%) Windows 8
19 20 (0.68%) SUSE
20 12 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (20.72%) ITIL
2 291 (9.91%) Migration
3 274 (9.34%) Project Management
4 215 (7.33%) Test Scripting
5 197 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
6 191 (6.51%) Service Management
7 160 (5.45%) Knowledge Management
8 152 (5.18%) Incident Management
9 127 (4.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 127 (4.33%) Change Management
10 126 (4.29%) Software Testing
11 125 (4.26%) Problem Management
12 122 (4.16%) Configuration Management
12 122 (4.16%) Service Delivery
13 99 (3.37%) Test Automation
14 97 (3.30%) Mentoring
15 94 (3.20%) Test Strategy
16 89 (3.03%) Test Management
17 88 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
18 86 (2.93%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 478 (16.29%) SQL
2 162 (5.52%) JavaScript
2 162 (5.52%) PowerShell
3 151 (5.14%) Java
4 98 (3.34%) C
5 84 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 77 (2.62%) VBScript
7 66 (2.25%) C#
8 65 (2.21%) Perl
8 65 (2.21%) VB
9 37 (1.26%) PL/SQL
10 35 (1.19%) VBA
11 34 (1.16%) Python
12 30 (1.02%) Korn
13 20 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 15 (0.51%) PHP
15 12 (0.41%) COBOL
15 12 (0.41%) Ruby
16 11 (0.37%) Jython
16 11 (0.37%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 738 (25.14%) Security Cleared
2 551 (18.77%) SC Cleared
3 261 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 242 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
5 238 (8.11%) ISTQB
6 212 (7.22%) DV Cleared
7 177 (6.03%) ISEB
8 168 (5.72%) MCSE
9 135 (4.60%) CCNA
10 122 (4.16%) CCNP
10 122 (4.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 107 (3.65%) Degree
12 88 (3.00%) MCITP
13 82 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 77 (2.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 76 (2.59%) MCP
16 61 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
17 38 (1.29%) MCSA
17 38 (1.29%) CCIE
18 31 (1.06%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (5.89%) SLA
2 124 (4.22%) QA
3 26 (0.89%) JSP 440
4 16 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.31%) ISO 14001
7 7 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.20%) WCAG
8 6 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.14%) P3O
10 3 (0.10%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.068%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.034%) EMIR
12 1 (0.034%) FATCA
12 1 (0.034%) GAMP
12 1 (0.034%) BS15000
12 1 (0.034%) COBIT
12 1 (0.034%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.034%) DO-178B
System Software
1 577 (19.66%) Active Directory
2 496 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (7.70%) vSphere
4 168 (5.72%) Hyper-V
5 127 (4.33%) XenApp
6 103 (3.51%) VMware ESX
7 99 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
8 56 (1.91%) XenDesktop
9 46 (1.57%) NFS
10 35 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 32 (1.09%) XenServer
12 30 (1.02%) Firmware
13 29 (0.99%) Terminal Services
14 24 (0.82%) ProxySG
15 22 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
15 22 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 21 (0.72%) vCloud
17 18 (0.61%) Nmap
17 18 (0.61%) ISA Server
18 15 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 446 (15.20%) HP Quality Center
2 187 (6.37%) SCCM
3 131 (4.46%) OpenView
4 98 (3.34%) HP SIM
5 96 (3.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 90 (3.07%) SCOM
7 82 (2.79%) NetBackup
8 65 (2.21%) Backup Exec
9 61 (2.08%) Tivoli
10 43 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
10 43 (1.47%) Puppet
11 41 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 39 (1.33%) Nagios
13 35 (1.19%) SCVMM
14 29 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 28 (0.95%) ARCserve
16 22 (0.75%) Nessus
16 22 (0.75%) WSUS
17 21 (0.72%) OPNET
18 18 (0.61%) OVSD
Vendors
1 875 (29.81%) VMware
2 872 (29.71%) Microsoft
3 565 (19.25%) Cisco
4 428 (14.58%) Oracle
5 402 (13.70%) Citrix
6 263 (8.96%) IBM
7 242 (8.25%) Red Hat
8 217 (7.39%) Dell
9 215 (7.33%) EMC
10 177 (6.03%) NetApp
11 162 (5.52%) CheckPoint
12 143 (4.87%) 3PAR
13 116 (3.95%) McAfee
14 115 (3.92%) Symantec
15 114 (3.88%) F5
16 111 (3.78%) Juniper
17 89 (3.03%) SAP
18 87 (2.96%) Veritas
19 80 (2.73%) Brocade
20 79 (2.69%) BMC
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £11 - £14.15 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicestershire
LA International
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: negotiable DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £18 - £19 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AB Recruit
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125.00 - £145.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesford, Kent
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £518.37 per day
Posted: 5 days ago