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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 50 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 8 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.65% 2.40% 3.08%
As % of the Vendors category 2.95% 5.26% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Median daily rate £175 £218 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% -30.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
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
271 285 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 55.88% 45.53% 51.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 167 125
Median daily rate £300 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 35 41
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -4 4 £175 -65.00%
Chelmsford +2 1 £400 +90.47%
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for HP.

1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (55.00%) Finance
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco
6 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (30.00%) SAS
9 5 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (25.00%) Banking
10 4 (20.00%) Data Mart
10 4 (20.00%) Intranet
10 4 (20.00%) SLA
10 4 (20.00%) SunGard
10 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
11 3 (15.00%) Kaspersky
11 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (15.00%) SCCM
11 3 (15.00%) ITIL
11 3 (15.00%) VPN
11 3 (15.00%) DNS
11 3 (15.00%) Project Management
12 2 (10.00%) Clearswift
12 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
12 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) SAS
3 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) iTunes
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Intranet
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) SDLC
2 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Scrum
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Test Management
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) KVM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) SunGard
5 3 (15.00%) Kaspersky
6 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) Clearswift
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) Remedy
7 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec