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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 34 48 21
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Contract jobs citing HP 17 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.97% 2.12% 5.34%
As % of the Vendors category 8.72% 4.64% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 9
Average daily rate
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£257 £300 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.33% +172.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £151
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £16.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +20.00%
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
195 302 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 45.56% 45.69% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 166 70
Average daily rate £375 £400 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £127 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £509 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 38
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £28.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.59 £22.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £36.62 £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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
Harlow - 4 £259 -
Brentwood -4 2 - -
Colchester - 2 £250 -
Basildon 0 1 £525 +337.50%
Chelmsford - - - -
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 22 (48.89%) VMware
3 19 (42.22%) Windows
4 14 (31.11%) Linux
4 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
4 14 (31.11%) Citrix
5 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
5 13 (28.89%) ITIL
5 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (28.89%) XenApp
6 12 (26.67%) Cisco
7 11 (24.44%) Finance
7 11 (24.44%) SQL
8 10 (22.22%) Clustering
9 9 (20.00%) Oracle
9 9 (20.00%) ISEB
9 9 (20.00%) SAN
9 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (17.78%) IBM
10 8 (17.78%) Wireless
10 8 (17.78%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (17.78%) XenDesktop
10 8 (17.78%) 3PAR
10 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (15.56%) Lync
11 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (15.56%) Brocade
11 7 (15.56%) NetApp
12 6 (13.33%) SAP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) Lync
2 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Project
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) BASE24
1 1 (2.22%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) SAN
2 8 (17.78%) Wireless
3 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (11.11%) DNS
4 5 (11.11%) DHCP
4 5 (11.11%) Firewall
5 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.89%) Internet
6 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (6.67%) IntruShield
7 2 (4.44%) SSL
7 2 (4.44%) LDAP
7 2 (4.44%) Broadband
7 2 (4.44%) LAN
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.22%) Extranet
8 1 (2.22%) Network Security
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) DB2
3 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.22%) MSI
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Local Government
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
6 2 (4.44%) Software Asset Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.44%) CMDB
2 2 (4.44%) AS400
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.22%) DTV
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) CentOS
5 4 (8.89%) VMS
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.67%) AIX
6 3 (6.67%) Solaris
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Change Management
3 5 (11.11%) SIEM
3 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
4 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.89%) Information Security
4 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Change Control
5 3 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) CEH
5 1 (2.22%) PMP
5 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
1 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (28.89%) XenApp
2 8 (17.78%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.44%) XenServer
3 2 (4.44%) MetaFrame
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (11.11%) Nessus
3 4 (8.89%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (4.44%) SCCM
5 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 22 (48.89%) VMware
3 14 (31.11%) Citrix
4 12 (26.67%) Cisco
5 9 (20.00%) Oracle
6 8 (17.78%) IBM
6 8 (17.78%) 3PAR
7 7 (15.56%) Brocade
7 7 (15.56%) NetApp
8 6 (13.33%) SAP
9 5 (11.11%) NetIQ
9 5 (11.11%) Qualys
9 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 5 (11.11%) Splunk
9 5 (11.11%) ArcSight
9 5 (11.11%) Rapid7
10 4 (8.89%) McAfee
10 4 (8.89%) Altiris
10 4 (8.89%) Tripwire
10 4 (8.89%) Red Hat