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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 59 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing HP 1582 1269 1428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.03% 2.63% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 6.62% 5.66% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 709 716
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 116 153
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.63 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £35.00 £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
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
23881 22408 24568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.70% 46.46% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13824 12877 12857
Average daily rate £399 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +1.17%
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 1099 1030 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +8 528 £400 +6.66% 105
South East +20 430 £325 -3.98% 97
South West +1 113 £350 +7.69% 26
North West 0 113 £300 -7.69% 25
East of England +5 101 £343 -2.14% 38
West Midlands +22 85 £310 -8.82% 17
North East +12 72 £341 -2.50% 8
East Midlands +4 66 £363 +47.95% 5
Yorkshire -14 59 £320 +6.66% 24
Midlands -17 5 £350 -6.66%
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1190 (40.07%) Windows
2 866 (29.16%) Microsoft
3 782 (26.33%) Security Cleared
4 777 (26.16%) VMware
5 661 (22.26%) Active Directory
6 593 (19.97%) Cisco
7 582 (19.60%) SC Cleared
8 579 (19.49%) ITIL
9 563 (18.96%) Oracle
10 546 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 523 (17.61%) SAN
12 505 (17.00%) HP Quality Center
13 499 (16.80%) Finance
14 481 (16.20%) SQL
15 463 (15.59%) Linux
16 461 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 454 (15.29%) UNIX
18 446 (15.02%) Windows Server 2003
19 386 (13.00%) DNS
20 362 (12.19%) Citrix
20 362 (12.19%) Firewall
21 360 (12.12%) ISTQB
22 343 (11.55%) MS Excel
23 333 (11.21%) MS Exchange
24 283 (9.53%) TCP/IP
25 278 (9.36%) IBM
26 274 (9.23%) DHCP
27 270 (9.09%) Windows 7
28 268 (9.02%) MS Office
29 266 (8.96%) DV Cleared

HP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 333 (11.21%) MS Exchange
2 190 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 185 (6.23%) SharePoint
4 105 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 104 (3.50%) IIS
6 73 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 73 (2.46%) Apache
7 66 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 50 (1.68%) WebLogic
9 48 (1.62%) Tomcat
10 45 (1.52%) IBM Notes
11 43 (1.45%) Lync
12 35 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 30 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
14 29 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
15 20 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
17 17 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
18 11 (0.37%) CMS
18 11 (0.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 343 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 268 (9.02%) MS Office
3 72 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 58 (1.95%) MS Project
5 44 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.067%) Mingle
8 2 (0.067%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.034%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.034%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 136 (4.58%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
3 26 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 17 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
7 15 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
8 12 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 12 (0.40%) Exstream
9 8 (0.27%) SAP CRM
10 7 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
11 6 (0.20%) Markit EDM
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 6 (0.20%) BASE24
11 6 (0.20%) SAP FI
12 5 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
12 5 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
12 5 (0.17%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 26 (0.88%) Office 365
2 25 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.64%) SaaS
4 15 (0.51%) PaaS
5 14 (0.47%) IaaS
6 11 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.17%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.10%) GitHub
8 3 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 523 (17.61%) SAN
2 386 (13.00%) DNS
3 362 (12.19%) Firewall
4 283 (9.53%) TCP/IP
5 274 (9.23%) DHCP
6 226 (7.61%) LAN
7 215 (7.24%) WAN
8 158 (5.32%) VPN
9 127 (4.28%) Wireless
10 99 (3.33%) Network Security
11 90 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
12 87 (2.93%) SSL
13 77 (2.59%) VLAN
14 75 (2.53%) iSCSI
15 71 (2.39%) Fibre Channel
16 68 (2.29%) HTTP
17 67 (2.26%) NAS
18 63 (2.12%) LDAP
19 56 (1.89%) Internet
20 54 (1.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (8.01%) SQL Server
2 108 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
3 87 (2.93%) Oracle Database
4 54 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 41 (1.38%) Relational Database
5 41 (1.38%) MySQL
6 33 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (1.04%) DB2
8 27 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 25 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
12 14 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
13 11 (0.37%) DbVisualizer
14 9 (0.30%) MS Access
14 9 (0.30%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.27%) SAP BW
16 7 (0.24%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 196 (6.60%) QuickTest Pro
2 136 (4.58%) LoadRunner
3 63 (2.12%) JIRA
4 46 (1.55%) Selenium
5 30 (1.01%) JMeter
6 26 (0.88%) SoapUI
7 19 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
8 18 (0.61%) WebDriver
8 18 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (0.61%) JUnit
9 16 (0.54%) Cucumber
9 16 (0.54%) Visual Studio
10 15 (0.51%) Maven
11 14 (0.47%) Jenkins
12 13 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
13 12 (0.40%) Toad
14 11 (0.37%) MSI
14 11 (0.37%) ClearCase
15 10 (0.34%) Rational Performance Tester
15 10 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 499 (16.80%) Finance
2 169 (5.69%) Banking
3 141 (4.75%) Telecoms
4 78 (2.63%) Retail
5 64 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 61 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 57 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 43 (1.45%) Legal
9 30 (1.01%) Back Office
10 19 (0.64%) Billing
11 18 (0.61%) Electronics
12 17 (0.57%) Marketing
13 14 (0.47%) General Ledger
13 14 (0.47%) Law
13 14 (0.47%) Front Office
14 11 (0.37%) Military
15 8 (0.27%) German Language
15 8 (0.27%) Automotive
15 8 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 633 (21.31%) Analyst
2 240 (8.08%) Test Analyst
3 208 (7.00%) Tester
4 207 (6.97%) Consultant
5 196 (6.60%) Administrator
6 159 (5.35%) Architect
7 142 (4.78%) Support Engineer
7 142 (4.78%) Network Engineer
8 119 (4.01%) Systems Administrator
9 108 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 107 (3.60%) Test Manager
11 102 (3.43%) Support Analyst
12 89 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support
13 83 (2.79%) Service Analyst
14 81 (2.73%) Test Leader
15 75 (2.53%) Service Desk Analyst
16 65 (2.19%) Project Manager
17 63 (2.12%) Server Engineer
18 62 (2.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 62 (2.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (8.48%) .NET
2 221 (7.44%) HTML
3 197 (6.63%) JSP
4 194 (6.53%) ASP.NET
5 75 (2.53%) Middleware
6 66 (2.22%) XML
7 63 (2.12%) Web Services
8 31 (1.04%) J2EE
9 27 (0.91%) SOAP
10 24 (0.81%) Java EE
11 18 (0.61%) Application Packaging
11 18 (0.61%) CSS
12 15 (0.51%) JMS
13 13 (0.44%) LAMP
13 13 (0.44%) WAP
13 13 (0.44%) REST
14 12 (0.40%) jQuery
14 12 (0.40%) Flash
14 12 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
14 12 (0.40%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 244 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (5.05%) Clustering
3 92 (3.10%) Blackberry
4 91 (3.06%) Replication
5 81 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 53 (1.78%) Fat Client
6 53 (1.78%) Thin Client
7 41 (1.38%) Mainframe
8 40 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 38 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 36 (1.21%) CMDB
11 35 (1.18%) Hedge funds
12 28 (0.94%) Open Source
13 27 (0.91%) Firmware
13 27 (0.91%) Statistics
14 21 (0.71%) AS400
14 21 (0.71%) iPad
15 20 (0.67%) User Experience
16 19 (0.64%) NHS
16 19 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1190 (40.07%) Windows
2 546 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 463 (15.59%) Linux
4 454 (15.29%) UNIX
5 446 (15.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 270 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 252 (8.48%) Windows XP
8 162 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 155 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 136 (4.58%) Solaris
11 105 (3.54%) HPUX
12 101 (3.40%) AIX
13 74 (2.49%) Windows 2000
14 40 (1.35%) Windows 8
15 23 (0.77%) Windows Vista
16 18 (0.61%) SUSE
17 15 (0.51%) VMS
17 15 (0.51%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.51%) Android
17 15 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (19.49%) ITIL
2 234 (7.88%) Test Scripting
3 226 (7.61%) Project Management
3 226 (7.61%) Migration
4 208 (7.00%) Service Management
5 161 (5.42%) Test Automation
6 158 (5.32%) Knowledge Management
7 154 (5.19%) CRM
8 150 (5.05%) Service Delivery
9 146 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 143 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
11 135 (4.55%) Software Testing
12 120 (4.04%) Incident Management
13 119 (4.01%) Problem Management
14 118 (3.97%) Test Strategy
15 115 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
16 108 (3.64%) Change Management
17 105 (3.54%) Configuration Management
18 103 (3.47%) Performance Testing
19 91 (3.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 481 (16.20%) SQL
2 218 (7.34%) JavaScript
3 184 (6.20%) VB
4 146 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 142 (4.78%) C#
6 136 (4.58%) Java
7 104 (3.50%) C
8 85 (2.86%) Perl
9 77 (2.59%) VBScript
10 66 (2.22%) Shell Script
11 54 (1.82%) VBA
12 36 (1.21%) Bash Shell
12 36 (1.21%) Python
13 35 (1.18%) Korn
14 32 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 15 (0.51%) COBOL
16 14 (0.47%) Bourne shell
16 14 (0.47%) C++
17 13 (0.44%) PHP
18 10 (0.34%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 782 (26.33%) Security Cleared
2 582 (19.60%) SC Cleared
3 360 (12.12%) ISTQB
4 266 (8.96%) DV Cleared
5 253 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 243 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
7 180 (6.06%) ISEB
8 166 (5.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 163 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 152 (5.12%) MCSE
11 142 (4.78%) CCNA
12 122 (4.11%) CCNP
13 102 (3.43%) Degree
14 99 (3.33%) MCITP
15 79 (2.66%) MCP
16 61 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 57 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
18 28 (0.94%) CISSP
19 24 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 21 (0.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (7.44%) QA
2 216 (7.27%) SLA
3 27 (0.91%) JSP 440
4 17 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.27%) COBIT
7 7 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.17%) BS15000
10 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.034%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.034%) EMIR
10 1 (0.034%) P3O
10 1 (0.034%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.034%) FATCA
System Software
1 661 (22.26%) Active Directory
2 461 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 212 (7.14%) vSphere
4 175 (5.89%) Hyper-V
5 147 (4.95%) XenApp
6 105 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
7 98 (3.30%) VMware ESX
8 63 (2.12%) NFS
9 48 (1.62%) XenServer
10 47 (1.58%) XenDesktop
11 28 (0.94%) vCloud
12 26 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
12 26 (0.88%) Nmap
13 24 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
14 23 (0.77%) ISA Server
15 18 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 18 (0.61%) VMware Server
15 18 (0.61%) Xen
16 17 (0.57%) Terminal Services
16 17 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 505 (17.00%) HP Quality Center
2 194 (6.53%) SCCM
3 127 (4.28%) OpenView
4 121 (4.07%) NetBackup
5 107 (3.60%) SCOM
6 100 (3.37%) HP SIM
7 86 (2.90%) Backup Exec
8 57 (1.92%) Tivoli
9 55 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 49 (1.65%) Nagios
11 42 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
12 40 (1.35%) OVSD
13 36 (1.21%) HP UCMDB
14 34 (1.14%) Control-M
15 31 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
16 29 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 29 (0.98%) Puppet
17 27 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 26 (0.88%) Nessus
19 24 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 866 (29.16%) Microsoft
2 777 (26.16%) VMware
3 593 (19.97%) Cisco
4 563 (18.96%) Oracle
5 362 (12.19%) Citrix
6 278 (9.36%) IBM
7 224 (7.54%) EMC
8 206 (6.94%) Dell
9 190 (6.40%) Red Hat
10 171 (5.76%) NetApp
11 143 (4.81%) 3PAR
12 141 (4.75%) Juniper
13 127 (4.28%) Symantec
14 122 (4.11%) F5
15 119 (4.01%) CheckPoint
16 88 (2.96%) SAP
17 84 (2.83%) McAfee
18 83 (2.79%) Brocade
19 78 (2.63%) BMC
20 69 (2.32%) Sun
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £325 to £400 per day This depends on what shift is worked.
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £0000 - £1111 per annum + attractive rates of pay
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Square One Resources
Rate: From £240 to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
CPS Group UK
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £9.3 - £11.3 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago