The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 47 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 18 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.76% 3.99% 7.03%
As % of the Vendors category 5.83% 7.66% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 16
Average daily rate
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£210 £313 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.80% -24.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £12.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £13.73
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +3.78%
HP
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
309 274 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.32% 52.09% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 126 88
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Essex region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

HP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Chelmsford - 4 £185 - 1
Harlow - 3 £260 -
Colchester +7 1 £500 +17.64%
Witham -2 1 - -
Basildon -13 1 - -
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 14 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 9 (32.14%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) DHCP
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) DNS
5 8 (28.57%) HP UFT
5 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) XenApp
6 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (25.00%) Selenium
6 7 (25.00%) Citrix
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 7 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
7 6 (21.43%) SOAP
7 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 6 (21.43%) HP Storage
8 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.86%) LoadRunner
8 5 (17.86%) NetApp
9 4 (14.29%) SAN
9 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 4 (14.29%) Test Automation

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) DHCP
1 8 (28.57%) DNS
2 7 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (14.29%) SAN
4 3 (10.71%) Internet
4 3 (10.71%) SMTP
4 3 (10.71%) Wireless
4 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall
6 1 (3.57%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.57%) IntruShield
6 1 (3.57%) BGP
6 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.57%) MGCP
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) LDAP
6 1 (3.57%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 7 (25.00%) Selenium
3 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
4 5 (17.86%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.14%) JMeter
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) Maven
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) Ant
5 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) AccuRev
5 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) eggPlant
6 1 (3.57%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Testing Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) Java SE
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) HP Storage
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) AS400
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) Information Management
5 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Test Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
3 2 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) CCA
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCEA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) Snort
4 1 (3.57%) XenServer
4 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.14%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) Citrix
2 7 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) NetApp
4 3 (10.71%) IBM
4 3 (10.71%) Clearswift
5 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.14%) Qualys
5 2 (7.14%) Splunk
5 2 (7.14%) ArcSight
5 2 (7.14%) Rapid7
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) NetIQ
5 2 (7.14%) Altiris
5 2 (7.14%) Tripwire
6 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
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