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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 46 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing HP 13 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.83% 3.00% 5.17%
As % of the Vendors category 5.75% 5.65% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 13
Median daily rate £500 £210 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -43.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £160 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £260 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £348 £327
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.77 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+37.12% +21.98%
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
226 283 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 49.13% 53.00% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 152 156
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 20 37
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +30.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Brentwood - 2 - -
Chelmsford +5 1 £400 +116.21%
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
2 22 (66.67%) Finance
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 18 (54.55%) SQL
5 15 (45.45%) Windows
6 13 (39.39%) VMware
6 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
7 12 (36.36%) XML
7 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (30.30%) Scrum
9 10 (30.30%) HP UFT
10 9 (27.27%) Cisco
10 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
10 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (27.27%) ETL
10 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
11 8 (24.24%) Banking
11 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (24.24%) ISEB
12 7 (21.21%) ITIL
12 7 (21.21%) Unix
12 7 (21.21%) HTML
12 7 (21.21%) DB2
12 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
12 7 (21.21%) Wealth Management
12 7 (21.21%) RESTful
12 7 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) SAS
3 5 (15.15%) IIS
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Intranet
2 3 (9.09%) DHCP
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (21.21%) DB2
4 4 (12.12%) Data Mart
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) HP UFT
2 3 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.03%) TestDirector
General
1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Tester
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
3 5 (15.15%) Automation Tester
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Scrum Master
4 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Applications Developer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) XML
2 7 (21.21%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) RESTful
3 6 (18.18%) .NET
4 5 (15.15%) Web Services
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.09%) XML Messaging
7 2 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Unix
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Scrum
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (27.27%) ETL
2 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Wealth Management
4 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.15%) Web Testing
6 4 (12.12%) SDLC
7 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.09%) High Availability
7 3 (9.09%) Line Management
7 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) Test Management
7 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.09%) Time Management
7 3 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) ISEB
2 7 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) Firmware
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) KVM
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) SunGard
5 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
5 2 (6.06%) EMC
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) SAP