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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 61 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing HP 1545 1235 1366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.91% 2.61% 2.76%
As % of the Vendors category 6.49% 5.67% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 732 697
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 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 119 145
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £10.71 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £31.50 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.89%
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
23818 21782 23293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.88% 46.08% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14261 12665 12432
Average daily rate £395 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1180 1063 1217
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +3 529 £400 +6.66% 121
South East +20 422 £330 +5.60% 102
North West +13 108 £338 +12.50% 17
South West +4 94 £330 -2.94% 29
East of England -11 93 £325 +18.18% 28
West Midlands +30 80 £366 +4.64% 23
North East +3 79 £331 +6.77% 6
Yorkshire -8 76 £300 - 33
East Midlands -17 51 £400 +146.15% 10
Midlands -11 6 £350 -6.66% 2
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 (38.39%) Windows
2 903 (29.66%) Microsoft
3 823 (27.03%) Security Cleared
4 794 (26.08%) VMware
5 659 (21.64%) Active Directory
6 625 (20.53%) SC Cleared
7 611 (20.07%) ITIL
8 594 (19.51%) Cisco
9 542 (17.80%) Oracle
10 537 (17.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 516 (16.95%) SAN
12 508 (16.68%) Finance
13 502 (16.49%) HP Quality Center
14 480 (15.76%) SQL
15 465 (15.27%) Linux
16 460 (15.11%) VMware Infrastructure
17 459 (15.07%) UNIX
18 417 (13.69%) Windows Server 2003
19 395 (12.97%) Citrix
20 380 (12.48%) DNS
21 379 (12.45%) MS Excel
22 357 (11.72%) Firewall
23 352 (11.56%) ISTQB
24 326 (10.71%) MS Exchange
25 282 (9.26%) MS Office
25 282 (9.26%) TCP/IP
26 270 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
27 267 (8.77%) DV Cleared
28 265 (8.70%) DHCP
29 264 (8.67%) IBM

HP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 326 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 185 (6.08%) SharePoint
3 180 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 114 (3.74%) IIS
5 94 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 78 (2.56%) Apache
7 77 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 63 (2.07%) WebSphere
9 59 (1.94%) IBM Notes
10 52 (1.71%) WebLogic
11 49 (1.61%) Lync
12 43 (1.41%) Tomcat
13 37 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
14 31 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 25 (0.82%) JBoss
16 22 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
16 22 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
17 19 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
18 18 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
19 13 (0.43%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 379 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 282 (9.26%) MS Office
3 79 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 64 (2.10%) MS Project
5 46 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.066%) Mingle
8 2 (0.066%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.033%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 146 (4.79%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
3 28 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 17 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
6 15 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
6 15 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.43%) Exstream
8 10 (0.33%) BASE24
9 6 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
9 6 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (0.20%) Summit
10 5 (0.16%) assyst
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 4 (0.13%) SAP HCM
11 4 (0.13%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.08%) Office 365
2 31 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.82%) IaaS
4 20 (0.66%) PaaS
5 19 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (0.59%) SaaS
7 6 (0.20%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.099%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.099%) GitHub
8 3 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.033%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 516 (16.95%) SAN
2 380 (12.48%) DNS
3 357 (11.72%) Firewall
4 282 (9.26%) TCP/IP
5 265 (8.70%) DHCP
6 214 (7.03%) LAN
7 209 (6.86%) WAN
8 149 (4.89%) VPN
9 122 (4.01%) Wireless
10 93 (3.05%) Network Security
11 92 (3.02%) Cisco ASA
12 82 (2.69%) SSL
13 76 (2.50%) NAS
14 75 (2.46%) Fibre Channel
15 72 (2.36%) VLAN
16 69 (2.27%) iSCSI
17 60 (1.97%) Internet
18 57 (1.87%) SNMP
18 57 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
19 54 (1.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 115 (3.78%) Oracle Reports
3 93 (3.05%) Oracle Database
4 52 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 37 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (1.08%) MySQL
8 28 (0.92%) DB2
8 28 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 26 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (0.49%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
13 14 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
14 11 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (0.36%) MS Access
15 10 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.30%) Big Data
16 9 (0.30%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 195 (6.40%) QuickTest Pro
2 113 (3.71%) LoadRunner
3 81 (2.66%) JIRA
4 60 (1.97%) Selenium
5 33 (1.08%) SoapUI
6 23 (0.76%) JMeter
7 22 (0.72%) JUnit
8 20 (0.66%) Cucumber
9 19 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
9 19 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 18 (0.59%) Maven
11 16 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (0.53%) Jenkins
12 15 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
13 13 (0.43%) MSI
13 13 (0.43%) WebDriver
14 12 (0.39%) Subversion
15 11 (0.36%) Toad
15 11 (0.36%) ClearCase
15 11 (0.36%) FitNesse
General
1 508 (16.68%) Finance
2 190 (6.24%) Banking
3 146 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 80 (2.63%) Retail
5 65 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 55 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 52 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 49 (1.61%) Legal
9 29 (0.95%) Back Office
10 28 (0.92%) Billing
11 19 (0.62%) Law
12 16 (0.53%) Electronics
13 14 (0.46%) General Ledger
14 12 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.39%) Marketing
15 10 (0.33%) Front Office
16 9 (0.30%) Automotive
17 8 (0.26%) German Language
17 8 (0.26%) Military
18 7 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 631 (20.72%) Analyst
2 248 (8.14%) Test Analyst
3 207 (6.80%) Consultant
4 188 (6.17%) Tester
5 183 (6.01%) Administrator
6 165 (5.42%) Network Engineer
7 154 (5.06%) Support Engineer
8 148 (4.86%) Architect
9 119 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
10 114 (3.74%) Test Manager
11 111 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 100 (3.28%) Support Analyst
13 88 (2.89%) Service Analyst
14 86 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
15 82 (2.69%) Service Desk Analyst
16 80 (2.63%) Test Leader
17 68 (2.23%) Systems Engineer
18 67 (2.20%) Project Manager
19 62 (2.04%) Server Engineer
20 59 (1.94%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (8.08%) .NET
2 212 (6.96%) HTML
3 195 (6.40%) JSP
4 182 (5.98%) ASP.NET
5 89 (2.92%) Middleware
6 74 (2.43%) XML
7 68 (2.23%) Web Services
8 30 (0.99%) SOAP
9 29 (0.95%) Java EE
9 29 (0.95%) J2EE
10 21 (0.69%) Application Packaging
11 19 (0.62%) JMS
12 16 (0.53%) CSS
12 16 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
13 12 (0.39%) jQuery
13 12 (0.39%) WAP
13 12 (0.39%) OLE
14 11 (0.36%) REST
15 9 (0.30%) Spring
15 9 (0.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 260 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (4.96%) Clustering
3 94 (3.09%) Blackberry
4 91 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 81 (2.66%) Replication
6 54 (1.77%) Thin Client
6 54 (1.77%) Fat Client
7 46 (1.51%) Client/Server
8 40 (1.31%) CMDB
9 38 (1.25%) Mainframe
10 36 (1.18%) Computer Science
10 36 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 26 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (0.85%) Statistics
12 23 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
13 22 (0.72%) iPad
14 19 (0.62%) AS400
14 19 (0.62%) User Experience
14 19 (0.62%) Open Source
15 17 (0.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1169 (38.39%) Windows
2 537 (17.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 465 (15.27%) Linux
4 459 (15.07%) UNIX
5 417 (13.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 264 (8.67%) Windows 7
7 225 (7.39%) Windows XP
8 171 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 170 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 141 (4.63%) Solaris
11 112 (3.68%) HPUX
12 106 (3.48%) AIX
13 58 (1.90%) Windows 2000
14 39 (1.28%) Windows 8
15 31 (1.02%) Windows Vista
16 23 (0.76%) Apple iOS
17 21 (0.69%) Android
18 18 (0.59%) SUSE
19 16 (0.53%) VMS
20 12 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (20.07%) ITIL
2 253 (8.31%) Project Management
3 239 (7.85%) Test Scripting
4 220 (7.22%) Migration
5 210 (6.90%) Service Management
6 171 (5.62%) Knowledge Management
7 167 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
8 159 (5.22%) Test Automation
9 154 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 154 (5.06%) Service Delivery
10 146 (4.79%) Problem Management
11 142 (4.66%) Software Testing
12 141 (4.63%) CRM
13 133 (4.37%) Incident Management
14 123 (4.04%) Change Management
15 116 (3.81%) Test Strategy
16 114 (3.74%) Configuration Management
17 99 (3.25%) Validation
18 96 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
19 93 (3.05%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 480 (15.76%) SQL
2 206 (6.77%) JavaScript
3 158 (5.19%) Java
3 158 (5.19%) VB
4 130 (4.27%) PowerShell
5 121 (3.97%) C#
6 82 (2.69%) C
7 68 (2.23%) VBScript
8 67 (2.20%) Shell Script
9 62 (2.04%) Perl
10 48 (1.58%) VBA
11 40 (1.31%) PL/SQL
12 33 (1.08%) Korn
12 33 (1.08%) Python
13 20 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.39%) C++
14 12 (0.39%) COBOL
15 11 (0.36%) Jython
15 11 (0.36%) Lisp
15 11 (0.36%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 823 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 625 (20.53%) SC Cleared
3 352 (11.56%) ISTQB
4 270 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 267 (8.77%) DV Cleared
6 248 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
7 195 (6.40%) ISEB
8 168 (5.52%) MCSE
9 161 (5.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 154 (5.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 146 (4.79%) CCNA
12 123 (4.04%) CCNP
13 106 (3.48%) Degree
14 97 (3.19%) MCITP
15 86 (2.82%) MCP
16 78 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 55 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
18 32 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 31 (1.02%) MCSA
20 29 (0.95%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (7.85%) SLA
2 213 (7.00%) QA
3 28 (0.92%) 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
8 5 (0.16%) COBIT
8 5 (0.16%) P3O
9 4 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.066%) BS15000
11 1 (0.033%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.033%) EMIR
11 1 (0.033%) FATCA
11 1 (0.033%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.033%) Solvency II
System Software
1 659 (21.64%) Active Directory
2 460 (15.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 223 (7.32%) vSphere
4 158 (5.19%) Hyper-V
5 143 (4.70%) XenApp
6 107 (3.51%) VMware ESX
7 97 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
8 62 (2.04%) NFS
9 44 (1.44%) XenDesktop
10 40 (1.31%) XenServer
11 30 (0.99%) Firmware
12 29 (0.95%) Terminal Services
13 28 (0.92%) vCloud
14 23 (0.76%) ISA Server
14 23 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 21 (0.69%) Nmap
16 19 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
16 19 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 17 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
17 17 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 502 (16.49%) HP Quality Center
2 180 (5.91%) SCCM
3 145 (4.76%) OpenView
4 120 (3.94%) NetBackup
5 112 (3.68%) HP SIM
6 109 (3.58%) SCOM
7 81 (2.66%) Backup Exec
8 66 (2.17%) Tivoli
9 61 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 54 (1.77%) Nagios
11 37 (1.22%) Control-M
11 37 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
12 34 (1.12%) HP UCMDB
12 34 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 32 (1.05%) Puppet
14 31 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
15 29 (0.95%) OVSD
16 26 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 25 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 24 (0.79%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 903 (29.66%) Microsoft
2 794 (26.08%) VMware
3 594 (19.51%) Cisco
4 542 (17.80%) Oracle
5 395 (12.97%) Citrix
6 264 (8.67%) IBM
7 235 (7.72%) EMC
8 215 (7.06%) Dell
9 197 (6.47%) Red Hat
10 159 (5.22%) NetApp
11 142 (4.66%) Juniper
12 140 (4.60%) Symantec
13 132 (4.33%) CheckPoint
14 126 (4.14%) F5
14 126 (4.14%) 3PAR
15 100 (3.28%) BMC
16 92 (3.02%) McAfee
17 84 (2.76%) SAP
18 82 (2.69%) Sun
19 76 (2.50%) Veritas
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: £239.14 - £478.27 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £8.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £280pd - £3350pd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Talent Spa
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Unspecified - £Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £200 per hour 3 Months initially with extension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market value
Posted: 2 days ago