The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 4 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing HP 44 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 32.35% 25.00% 51.85%
As % of the Vendors category 44.90% 26.32% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 2 7
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£347 £410 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.14% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £402 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £417 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +10.34%
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Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Vendors Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
98 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 72.06% 95.00% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 14 14
Average daily rate £340 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Erskine region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 65 (85.53%) Security Cleared
2 62 (81.58%) SC Cleared
3 38 (50.00%) Windows
4 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
5 30 (39.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 29 (38.16%) SQL
7 24 (31.58%) DNS
8 23 (30.26%) DHCP
8 23 (30.26%) VMware
9 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (27.63%) ITIL
11 20 (26.32%) Active Directory
12 18 (23.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 16 (21.05%) Change Management
13 16 (21.05%) SAN
13 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
14 15 (19.74%) VBScript
15 14 (18.42%) MS Office
15 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
15 14 (18.42%) Citrix
15 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
16 13 (17.11%) Thin Client
16 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (17.11%) Service Management
16 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
16 13 (17.11%) Fat Client
17 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (15.79%) Perl
17 12 (15.79%) Altiris

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
1 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
1 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (5.26%) IIS
3 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Office
1 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.16%) MS Project
3 6 (7.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.32%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) DNS
2 23 (30.26%) DHCP
3 16 (21.05%) SAN
4 8 (10.53%) LAN
4 8 (10.53%) WAN
5 7 (9.21%) Firewall
6 3 (3.95%) Junos
6 3 (3.95%) SNMP
6 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.95%) VPN
6 3 (3.95%) SSL
6 3 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.95%) Network Security
7 2 (2.63%) IPv4
7 2 (2.63%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.63%) VLAN
8 1 (1.32%) X.500
8 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.32%) NAS
8 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MSI
2 1 (1.32%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.32%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.32%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.32%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.32%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (13.16%) Build Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) Consultant
3 7 (9.21%) Configuration Manager
4 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Release Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Applications Support
5 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Monitoring Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Applications Packager
6 4 (5.26%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Server Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) Middleware
2 6 (7.89%) Application Packaging
3 4 (5.26%) Software Packaging
3 4 (5.26%) XML
3 4 (5.26%) HTML
4 3 (3.95%) CSS
4 3 (3.95%) Web Services
5 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.32%) JSP
5 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Thin Client
1 13 (17.11%) Fat Client
2 11 (14.47%) Replication
3 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (7.89%) CMDB
5 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.95%) PKI
7 3 (3.95%) Open Source
7 3 (3.95%) Clustering
7 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
7 3 (3.95%) e-Health
7 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.95%) Firmware
8 2 (2.63%) Economics
8 2 (2.63%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.32%) PDA
9 1 (1.32%) PMI
9 1 (1.32%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) Linux
5 8 (10.53%) UNIX
6 4 (5.26%) AIX
7 3 (3.95%) HPUX
7 3 (3.95%) Solaris
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) ITIL
2 16 (21.05%) Change Management
3 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
4 13 (17.11%) Service Management
5 10 (13.16%) Performance Testing
6 8 (10.53%) Validation
7 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.21%) Build Automation
8 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.58%) Workflow
9 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.26%) Six Sigma
10 4 (5.26%) Project Management
10 4 (5.26%) High Availability
11 3 (3.95%) Change Data Capture
11 3 (3.95%) Analytics
11 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.95%) ITSM
11 3 (3.95%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (3.95%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) SQL
2 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 15 (19.74%) VBScript
4 12 (15.79%) Perl
5 6 (7.89%) Java
6 3 (3.95%) VB
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) REXX
8 1 (1.32%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 65 (85.53%) Security Cleared
2 62 (81.58%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (9.21%) MCTS
5 5 (6.58%) MCP
5 5 (6.58%) MCSE
5 5 (6.58%) Degree
6 3 (3.95%) MCSA
6 3 (3.95%) CCNP
6 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.95%) MCITP
7 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.63%) VCAP
8 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 11 (14.47%) VMware ESX
3 11 (14.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (6.58%) vSphere
5 4 (5.26%) vCloud
6 3 (3.95%) KVM
6 3 (3.95%) RHEV
6 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (39.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (23.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (9.21%) SCCM
4 5 (6.58%) SCOM
4 5 (6.58%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.26%) Netcool
6 3 (3.95%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (3.95%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.32%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (1.32%) HP NNM
7 1 (1.32%) WMI
7 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 23 (30.26%) VMware
3 14 (18.42%) Citrix
4 12 (15.79%) Altiris
5 10 (13.16%) Oracle
6 8 (10.53%) AppSense
7 6 (7.89%) IBM
8 5 (6.58%) BMC
8 5 (6.58%) ArcSight
9 4 (5.26%) McAfee
10 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.95%) Juniper
10 3 (3.95%) Cisco
10 3 (3.95%) F5
10 3 (3.95%) Crossbeam
10 3 (3.95%) TippingPoint
10 3 (3.95%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.63%) PlateSpin
11 2 (2.63%) Dell