The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 63 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing HP 1445 1190 1500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.81% 2.76% 2.69%
As % of the Vendors category 6.13% 5.90% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 685 762
Average daily rate £360 £365 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 103 135
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £29.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23572 20174 25406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.90% 46.72% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13513 11085 13351
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1038 1111 1254
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% -3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -19 504 £400 - 143
South East +8 362 £325 -3.70% 88
East of England +5 122 £325 +34.02% 28
Yorkshire +17 97 £350 +6.06% 34
North West +4 90 £315 +12.50% 24
West Midlands +19 85 £310 -8.14% 20
South West -20 82 £360 +12.50% 26
East Midlands +3 55 £290 -6.45% 10
North East -3 36 £253 -15.83% 1
Midlands -6 1 £400 -7.24%
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1246 (45.69%) Windows
2 817 (29.96%) VMware
3 752 (27.58%) Microsoft
4 646 (23.69%) Active Directory
5 543 (19.91%) ITIL
6 542 (19.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 534 (19.58%) Security Cleared
8 528 (19.36%) Cisco
9 480 (17.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 479 (17.57%) Oracle
11 469 (17.20%) Finance
12 460 (16.87%) HP Quality Center
13 451 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 451 (16.54%) Linux
14 426 (15.62%) SQL
15 424 (15.55%) SAN
16 421 (15.44%) UNIX
17 385 (14.12%) Citrix
18 381 (13.97%) SC Cleared
19 367 (13.46%) MS Exchange
20 317 (11.62%) MS Office
21 307 (11.26%) Firewall
22 304 (11.15%) DNS
23 286 (10.49%) Windows 7
24 285 (10.45%) MS Excel
25 280 (10.27%) Windows XP
26 249 (9.13%) IBM
27 244 (8.95%) SQL Server
28 242 (8.87%) SCCM
29 235 (8.62%) Banking

HP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 367 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 165 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 145 (5.32%) SharePoint
4 95 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 84 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 81 (2.97%) IIS
7 72 (2.64%) IBM Notes
8 70 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 67 (2.46%) WebSphere
10 62 (2.27%) Lync
11 61 (2.24%) Apache
12 52 (1.91%) CMS
13 51 (1.87%) WebLogic
14 41 (1.50%) Tomcat
15 39 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
16 37 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
17 26 (0.95%) TeamSite
18 24 (0.88%) WebSphere Process Server
19 15 (0.55%) MQSeries
20 11 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 317 (11.62%) MS Office
2 285 (10.45%) MS Excel
3 40 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 34 (1.25%) MS Project
5 26 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
7 6 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.073%) Vectorworks
8 2 (0.073%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.073%) InDesign
9 1 (0.037%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 78 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 61 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (0.73%) Exstream
4 15 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.37%) VisionPLUS
7 8 (0.29%) SAP SD
7 8 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
7 8 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.26%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.22%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.22%) BASE24
9 6 (0.22%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.15%) Magento
10 4 (0.15%) Eikon
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.15%) Summit
10 4 (0.15%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.15%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.10%) SaaS
2 18 (0.66%) Office 365
3 17 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (0.59%) IaaS
5 8 (0.29%) PaaS
6 7 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 424 (15.55%) SAN
2 307 (11.26%) Firewall
3 304 (11.15%) DNS
4 233 (8.54%) DHCP
5 220 (8.07%) LAN
6 207 (7.59%) TCP/IP
7 197 (7.22%) WAN
8 180 (6.60%) VPN
9 97 (3.56%) Internet
10 91 (3.34%) Wireless
11 83 (3.04%) Network Security
12 78 (2.86%) LDAP
13 76 (2.79%) MPLS
13 76 (2.79%) NAS
14 73 (2.68%) VLAN
15 71 (2.60%) HTTP
16 67 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
17 54 (1.98%) SSL
18 50 (1.83%) iSCSI
19 49 (1.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (8.95%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.19%) Oracle Database
3 72 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 54 (1.98%) DB2
5 50 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 49 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
7 38 (1.39%) MySQL
8 35 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 31 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
11 29 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
12 28 (1.03%) RDBMS
13 18 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
16 13 (0.48%) SAP BW
16 13 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
17 12 (0.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 160 (5.87%) QuickTest Pro
2 122 (4.47%) LoadRunner
3 69 (2.53%) JIRA
4 62 (2.27%) Selenium
5 33 (1.21%) SoapUI
6 31 (1.14%) MSI
7 22 (0.81%) JMeter
8 21 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (0.59%) WebDriver
10 14 (0.51%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.44%) Subversion
12 11 (0.40%) Maven
12 11 (0.40%) ClearQuest
12 11 (0.40%) Toad
12 11 (0.40%) Ant
13 10 (0.37%) Rational Performance Tester
14 9 (0.33%) Jenkins
14 9 (0.33%) Apache Ivy
14 9 (0.33%) Visual Studio
15 8 (0.29%) eggPlant
General
1 469 (17.20%) Finance
2 235 (8.62%) Banking
3 118 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 81 (2.97%) Retail
5 80 (2.93%) Investment Banking
6 43 (1.58%) Legal
7 42 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 39 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 34 (1.25%) Back Office
10 33 (1.21%) Publishing
10 33 (1.21%) Marketing
11 16 (0.59%) German Language
12 15 (0.55%) Multimedia
13 12 (0.44%) Military
14 11 (0.40%) Billing
15 9 (0.33%) Advertising
15 9 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.29%) Front Office
16 8 (0.29%) Law
16 8 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 511 (18.74%) Analyst
2 215 (7.88%) Architect
3 203 (7.44%) Support Engineer
4 195 (7.15%) Test Analyst
5 192 (7.04%) Consultant
6 179 (6.56%) Tester
7 155 (5.68%) Administrator
8 133 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 97 (3.56%) Network Engineer
10 91 (3.34%) Test Manager
11 80 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support
12 77 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
13 75 (2.75%) Service Analyst
14 74 (2.71%) Project Manager
15 68 (2.49%) Systems Administrator
15 68 (2.49%) Server Engineer
16 67 (2.46%) Developer
17 66 (2.42%) Service Desk Analyst
18 65 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
19 64 (2.35%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (5.43%) HTML
2 141 (5.17%) .NET
3 95 (3.48%) Web Services
4 94 (3.45%) JSP
5 93 (3.41%) XML
6 88 (3.23%) Middleware
7 82 (3.01%) ASP.NET
8 44 (1.61%) SOAP
9 37 (1.36%) CSS
9 37 (1.36%) J2EE
10 24 (0.88%) BAPI
11 23 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
12 17 (0.62%) Ajax
13 14 (0.51%) Flash
14 13 (0.48%) XMPP
15 12 (0.44%) Application Packaging
15 12 (0.44%) XSL
15 12 (0.44%) LAMP
16 11 (0.40%) XML Schema
17 10 (0.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 160 (5.87%) Blackberry
2 139 (5.10%) Clustering
3 66 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 61 (2.24%) Replication
5 53 (1.94%) Thin Client
5 53 (1.94%) Fat Client
6 39 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 33 (1.21%) CMDB
7 33 (1.21%) CLARiiON
8 27 (0.99%) Open Source
8 27 (0.99%) iPad
9 25 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 25 (0.92%) Online Banking
10 24 (0.88%) DataPower
10 24 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 21 (0.77%) iPhone
11 21 (0.77%) SWIFT
12 19 (0.70%) Mainframe
13 18 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
14 17 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1246 (45.69%) Windows
2 542 (19.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 451 (16.54%) Linux
3 451 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 421 (15.44%) UNIX
5 286 (10.49%) Windows 7
6 280 (10.27%) Windows XP
7 183 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 180 (6.60%) Solaris
9 155 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 124 (4.55%) Windows 2000
11 101 (3.70%) HPUX
12 92 (3.37%) AIX
13 52 (1.91%) NetWare
14 45 (1.65%) Apple iOS
15 37 (1.36%) Windows Vista
16 36 (1.32%) VMS
17 33 (1.21%) SUSE
18 30 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
19 28 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (19.91%) ITIL
2 204 (7.48%) Migration
3 200 (7.33%) Test Scripting
4 168 (6.16%) Service Management
5 164 (6.01%) Project Management
6 133 (4.88%) Software Testing
7 129 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 124 (4.55%) ITSM
9 115 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 114 (4.18%) Agile Software Development
11 112 (4.11%) Change Management
12 109 (4.00%) Test Automation
13 99 (3.63%) Performance Testing
14 95 (3.48%) Workflow
15 88 (3.23%) Service Delivery
16 84 (3.08%) Test Strategy
17 82 (3.01%) Test Management
18 81 (2.97%) Problem Management
19 79 (2.90%) Incident Management
20 78 (2.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 426 (15.62%) SQL
2 183 (6.71%) PowerShell
3 145 (5.32%) JavaScript
4 130 (4.77%) Java
5 118 (4.33%) VBScript
6 116 (4.25%) C
7 111 (4.07%) Perl
8 109 (4.00%) VB
9 67 (2.46%) C#
10 64 (2.35%) Shell Script
11 55 (2.02%) Python
12 30 (1.10%) VBA
12 30 (1.10%) Bash Shell
13 20 (0.73%) PL/SQL
14 19 (0.70%) C++
15 15 (0.55%) Korn
16 13 (0.48%) Bourne shell
16 13 (0.48%) PHP
16 13 (0.48%) Ruby
17 11 (0.40%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 534 (19.58%) Security Cleared
2 381 (13.97%) SC Cleared
3 187 (6.86%) ISTQB
4 166 (6.09%) DV Cleared
5 158 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 157 (5.76%) ISEB
7 155 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
8 93 (3.41%) MCSE
9 89 (3.26%) CCNA
10 85 (3.12%) Degree
11 76 (2.79%) CCNP
12 46 (1.69%) MCP
13 45 (1.65%) MCITP
14 39 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
15 32 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 22 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
17 21 (0.77%) OCP
18 17 (0.62%) RHCE
18 17 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
19 16 (0.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (4.91%) QA
2 130 (4.77%) SLA
3 14 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.40%) JSP 440
5 6 (0.22%) COBIT
5 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.15%) ISO 9002
6 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.11%) Basel III
7 3 (0.11%) BS15000
7 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.073%) GPG13
9 1 (0.037%) EMIR
9 1 (0.037%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.037%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.037%) Basel II
System Software
1 646 (23.69%) Active Directory
2 480 (17.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 207 (7.59%) vSphere
4 160 (5.87%) Hyper-V
5 153 (5.61%) XenApp
6 126 (4.62%) VMware ESX
7 116 (4.25%) VMware ESXi
8 110 (4.03%) XenDesktop
9 67 (2.46%) NFS
10 46 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 40 (1.47%) XenServer
12 37 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
13 29 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 22 (0.81%) Xen
15 21 (0.77%) Nmap
16 20 (0.73%) vCloud
17 17 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 17 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 15 (0.55%) KVM
19 14 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 460 (16.87%) HP Quality Center
2 242 (8.87%) SCCM
3 128 (4.69%) SCOM
4 122 (4.47%) ServiceCenter
5 117 (4.29%) NetBackup
6 86 (3.15%) OpenView
7 80 (2.93%) Backup Exec
8 66 (2.42%) HP SIM
9 64 (2.35%) Tivoli
10 60 (2.20%) WSUS
11 56 (2.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 35 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 34 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 34 (1.25%) Puppet
14 32 (1.17%) HP Data Protector
15 31 (1.14%) HP UCMDB
16 30 (1.10%) OVSD
17 27 (0.99%) Tivoli Monitoring
18 24 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
19 23 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 817 (29.96%) VMware
2 752 (27.58%) Microsoft
3 528 (19.36%) Cisco
4 479 (17.57%) Oracle
5 385 (14.12%) Citrix
6 249 (9.13%) IBM
7 193 (7.08%) EMC
7 193 (7.08%) Red Hat
8 186 (6.82%) Dell
9 164 (6.01%) NetApp
10 111 (4.07%) BMC
11 110 (4.03%) Symantec
12 101 (3.70%) F5
13 100 (3.67%) SAP
14 98 (3.59%) Sun
15 94 (3.45%) CheckPoint
16 89 (3.26%) Remedy
17 81 (2.97%) McAfee
18 77 (2.82%) Veritas
18 77 (2.82%) Juniper
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Experis IT
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £9.5 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £9 - £11 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: Up to £350 a day (3 months)
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £275 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £11.15 - £14.35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago