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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 59 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 1519 1328 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.08% 2.85% 2.93%
As % of the Vendors category 6.77% 6.07% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 722 792
Average daily rate
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£350 £346 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £485 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 134 146
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £35.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.25 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22443 21877 24572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.45% 46.96% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12746 12209 12888
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1017 1126 1289
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.63 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 494 £400 +6.66% 113
South East +9 463 £330 +5.60% 90
East of England +4 127 £300 -11.11% 17
North West +3 105 £300 -7.56% 22
South West -12 82 £350 +3.70% 34
Yorkshire -16 70 £325 - 23
West Midlands -12 55 £275 -19.11% 23
North East +13 52 £355 +13.60% 3
East Midlands -10 49 £338 +36.36% 12
Midlands -14 1 - -
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1143 (39.59%) Windows
2 833 (28.85%) Microsoft
3 753 (26.08%) Security Cleared
4 733 (25.39%) VMware
5 625 (21.65%) Active Directory
6 563 (19.50%) ITIL
7 558 (19.33%) Oracle
8 557 (19.29%) SC Cleared
9 553 (19.15%) Cisco
10 533 (18.46%) HP Quality Center
11 532 (18.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 498 (17.25%) Finance
13 467 (16.18%) SAN
14 445 (15.41%) SQL
15 442 (15.31%) UNIX
16 435 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
17 422 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
18 416 (14.41%) Linux
19 380 (13.16%) ISTQB
20 328 (11.36%) Citrix
21 319 (11.05%) DNS
21 319 (11.05%) MS Exchange
22 304 (10.53%) MS Excel
23 300 (10.39%) Firewall
24 268 (9.28%) Windows 7
25 267 (9.25%) Windows XP
26 262 (9.08%) MS Office
27 261 (9.04%) IBM
28 257 (8.90%) Test Scripting
29 254 (8.80%) TCP/IP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 319 (11.05%) MS Exchange
2 178 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 143 (4.95%) SharePoint
4 104 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 72 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 71 (2.46%) IIS
7 69 (2.39%) WebSphere
8 52 (1.80%) Lync
9 49 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 43 (1.49%) Apache
11 41 (1.42%) IBM Notes
11 41 (1.42%) WebLogic
12 35 (1.21%) Tomcat
13 33 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 25 (0.87%) CMS
15 24 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
15 24 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
16 23 (0.80%) MQSeries
17 15 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
18 10 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 304 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 262 (9.08%) MS Office
3 62 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 48 (1.66%) MS Project
5 32 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.069%) Mingle
9 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 120 (4.16%) Oracle EBS
2 41 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 35 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
4 23 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (0.35%) VisionPLUS
8 10 (0.35%) SAP FI
9 9 (0.31%) SAP CRM
9 9 (0.31%) Exstream
9 9 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
10 8 (0.28%) BASE24
11 7 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
11 7 (0.24%) SAP CO
11 7 (0.24%) Magento
12 5 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
13 4 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.14%) SaaS
2 25 (0.87%) Office 365
3 20 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (0.62%) IaaS
5 17 (0.59%) PaaS
6 7 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.069%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 467 (16.18%) SAN
2 319 (11.05%) DNS
3 300 (10.39%) Firewall
4 254 (8.80%) TCP/IP
5 231 (8.00%) DHCP
6 212 (7.34%) LAN
7 192 (6.65%) WAN
8 157 (5.44%) VPN
9 122 (4.23%) Wireless
10 81 (2.81%) Network Security
11 80 (2.77%) Cisco ASA
12 76 (2.63%) iSCSI
13 75 (2.60%) SSL
13 75 (2.60%) HTTP
14 64 (2.22%) VLAN
15 63 (2.18%) Internet
16 60 (2.08%) LDAP
16 60 (2.08%) NAS
17 56 (1.94%) MPLS
18 50 (1.73%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 96 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 82 (2.84%) Oracle Database
4 45 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 41 (1.42%) DB2
6 39 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 36 (1.25%) MySQL
8 35 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (0.62%) RDBMS
12 17 (0.59%) DbVisualizer
13 16 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (0.42%) SAP BW
15 12 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
16 11 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (0.38%) MS Access
17 10 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 224 (7.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 145 (5.02%) LoadRunner
3 70 (2.42%) JIRA
4 63 (2.18%) Selenium
5 35 (1.21%) SoapUI
6 31 (1.07%) JMeter
7 30 (1.04%) WebDriver
8 20 (0.69%) Cucumber
8 20 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
9 17 (0.59%) Maven
10 15 (0.52%) Toad
11 12 (0.42%) MSI
11 12 (0.42%) Jenkins
12 11 (0.38%) Ant
12 11 (0.38%) JUnit
12 11 (0.38%) Visual Studio
12 11 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
12 11 (0.38%) Apache Ivy
13 10 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 498 (17.25%) Finance
2 175 (6.06%) Banking
3 135 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 96 (3.33%) Retail
5 69 (2.39%) Investment Banking
6 62 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 60 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 42 (1.45%) Legal
9 26 (0.90%) Back Office
10 25 (0.87%) Marketing
11 18 (0.62%) Billing
12 16 (0.55%) Electronics
13 14 (0.48%) Military
14 12 (0.42%) Law
14 12 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.35%) Front Office
15 10 (0.35%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.28%) German Language
17 7 (0.24%) Automotive
18 6 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 629 (21.79%) Analyst
2 250 (8.66%) Test Analyst
3 230 (7.97%) Tester
4 181 (6.27%) Consultant
5 176 (6.10%) Architect
6 164 (5.68%) Administrator
7 146 (5.06%) Support Engineer
8 118 (4.09%) Network Engineer
8 118 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 109 (3.78%) Test Manager
10 92 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
11 90 (3.12%) Support Analyst
12 89 (3.08%) Service Analyst
13 79 (2.74%) Project Manager
13 79 (2.74%) Service Desk Analyst
14 75 (2.60%) Test Leader
15 66 (2.29%) 2nd Line Support
16 63 (2.18%) Infrastructure Architect
17 61 (2.11%) Test Engineer
18 59 (2.04%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (8.42%) .NET
2 216 (7.48%) HTML
3 179 (6.20%) ASP.NET
4 178 (6.17%) JSP
5 97 (3.36%) XML
6 79 (2.74%) Web Services
7 59 (2.04%) Middleware
8 39 (1.35%) J2EE
9 37 (1.28%) SOAP
10 23 (0.80%) CSS
11 22 (0.76%) Flash
12 15 (0.52%) WAP
13 14 (0.48%) REST
14 13 (0.45%) Software Packaging
14 13 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
15 12 (0.42%) LAMP
15 12 (0.42%) XSL
16 11 (0.38%) OLE
16 11 (0.38%) Ajax
16 11 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 127 (4.40%) Clustering
2 91 (3.15%) Blackberry
3 80 (2.77%) Management Information System
4 75 (2.60%) Replication
5 45 (1.56%) CMDB
6 44 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 44 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 41 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 38 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 38 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 33 (1.14%) Hedge funds
10 27 (0.94%) Open Source
11 25 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 23 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
13 22 (0.76%) iPad
13 22 (0.76%) Statistics
14 21 (0.73%) AS400
15 20 (0.69%) Firmware
16 19 (0.66%) iPhone
16 19 (0.66%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1143 (39.59%) Windows
2 532 (18.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 442 (15.31%) UNIX
4 422 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 416 (14.41%) Linux
6 268 (9.28%) Windows 7
7 267 (9.25%) Windows XP
8 154 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 138 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 112 (3.88%) Solaris
11 84 (2.91%) HPUX
12 83 (2.87%) AIX
12 83 (2.87%) Windows 2000
13 41 (1.42%) Windows 8
14 24 (0.83%) SUSE
15 21 (0.73%) Android
15 21 (0.73%) CentOS
16 18 (0.62%) VMS
17 16 (0.55%) Apple iOS
17 16 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (19.50%) ITIL
2 257 (8.90%) Test Scripting
3 216 (7.48%) Project Management
3 216 (7.48%) Migration
4 207 (7.17%) Service Management
5 161 (5.58%) Test Automation
6 158 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 150 (5.20%) Software Testing
8 145 (5.02%) Service Delivery
9 141 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 138 (4.78%) CRM
11 133 (4.61%) Knowledge Management
12 120 (4.16%) Performance Testing
13 119 (4.12%) Test Strategy
14 98 (3.39%) Change Management
15 97 (3.36%) Configuration Management
16 92 (3.19%) Test Management
17 91 (3.15%) Workflow
18 88 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
19 87 (3.01%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 445 (15.41%) SQL
2 225 (7.79%) JavaScript
3 183 (6.34%) VB
4 148 (5.13%) Java
5 140 (4.85%) C#
6 135 (4.68%) PowerShell
7 107 (3.71%) C
8 84 (2.91%) Perl
9 79 (2.74%) VBScript
10 49 (1.70%) VBA
11 45 (1.56%) Python
11 45 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 34 (1.18%) Bash Shell
13 25 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 21 (0.73%) C++
15 17 (0.59%) PHP
16 16 (0.55%) COBOL
16 16 (0.55%) Korn
17 15 (0.52%) Ruby
18 9 (0.31%) JCL
Qualifications
1 753 (26.08%) Security Cleared
2 557 (19.29%) SC Cleared
3 380 (13.16%) ISTQB
4 252 (8.73%) DV Cleared
5 206 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 202 (7.00%) ISEB
7 190 (6.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 180 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 154 (5.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 105 (3.64%) CCNP
11 103 (3.57%) CCNA
11 103 (3.57%) MCSE
12 100 (3.46%) Degree
13 79 (2.74%) MCITP
14 66 (2.29%) MCP
15 62 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
16 50 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 23 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
18 22 (0.76%) CCDP
19 20 (0.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (7.55%) QA
2 185 (6.41%) SLA
3 20 (0.69%) JSP 440
4 15 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.28%) COBIT
7 6 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.14%) BS15000
9 3 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.069%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.069%) Basel III
10 2 (0.069%) ISO 9002
11 1 (0.035%) Basel II
11 1 (0.035%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.035%) P3O
11 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 625 (21.65%) Active Directory
2 435 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 197 (6.82%) vSphere
4 185 (6.41%) Hyper-V
5 126 (4.36%) XenApp
6 99 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
7 87 (3.01%) VMware ESX
8 54 (1.87%) NFS
9 50 (1.73%) XenDesktop
10 48 (1.66%) XenServer
11 35 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 31 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
13 29 (1.00%) Nmap
13 29 (1.00%) vCloud
14 20 (0.69%) Xen
15 17 (0.59%) ISA Server
16 16 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 15 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 12 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
19 11 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 533 (18.46%) HP Quality Center
2 201 (6.96%) SCCM
3 115 (3.98%) NetBackup
4 107 (3.71%) SCOM
5 101 (3.50%) OpenView
6 78 (2.70%) HP SIM
7 75 (2.60%) Backup Exec
8 55 (1.91%) Tivoli
9 53 (1.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 50 (1.73%) HP UCMDB
11 42 (1.45%) WSUS
12 38 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 37 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
14 34 (1.18%) Nagios
15 33 (1.14%) OVSD
16 28 (0.97%) Nessus
17 27 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 27 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
18 26 (0.90%) Control-M
19 24 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 833 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 733 (25.39%) VMware
3 558 (19.33%) Oracle
4 553 (19.15%) Cisco
5 328 (11.36%) Citrix
6 261 (9.04%) IBM
7 205 (7.10%) EMC
8 195 (6.75%) Dell
9 175 (6.06%) NetApp
10 144 (4.99%) Red Hat
11 121 (4.19%) Symantec
12 119 (4.12%) Juniper
13 118 (4.09%) F5
14 105 (3.64%) SAP
15 104 (3.60%) 3PAR
16 81 (2.81%) McAfee
17 80 (2.77%) BMC
18 79 (2.74%) CheckPoint
19 77 (2.67%) Brocade
20 73 (2.53%) Remedy
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.12 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £184.75 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Rate: Up to £300 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
X4 Group
Rate: £180 - 200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Intapeople
Rate: £180 to £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £8 - £13.5 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago