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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 44 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing HP 12 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.29% 4.69% 4.57%
As % of the Vendors category 4.84% 10.00% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 12
Average daily rate
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£391 £370 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% +289.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £162 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -86.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
248 340 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.42% 46.90% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 183 93
Average daily rate £325 £400 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +55.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £501 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 48
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £38.35 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Basildon -19 2 £525 +41.89%
Brentwood -5 1 - - 1
Harlow - 1 £257 - 1
Witham - 1 - -
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (54.76%) VMware
2 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 18 (42.86%) Windows
4 15 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 15 (35.71%) XenApp
5 14 (33.33%) SQL
6 13 (30.95%) Citrix
6 13 (30.95%) Finance
7 12 (28.57%) 3PAR
8 11 (26.19%) Cisco
8 11 (26.19%) Linux
9 10 (23.81%) ITIL
9 10 (23.81%) SAN
9 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (16.67%) Lync
11 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
11 7 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (16.67%) Brocade
11 7 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
11 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (16.67%) NetApp
11 7 (16.67%) DHCP
11 7 (16.67%) DNS
11 7 (16.67%) Wireless
11 7 (16.67%) IP Telephony

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 15 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (16.67%) Lync
2 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) BASE24
1 1 (2.38%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) SAN
2 7 (16.67%) Wireless
2 7 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 7 (16.67%) DHCP
2 7 (16.67%) DNS
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (11.90%) NetScaler
4 3 (7.14%) Firewall
4 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.14%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) SSL
5 2 (4.76%) LDAP
5 2 (4.76%) LAN
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.38%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.38%) SMTP
6 1 (2.38%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) AccuRev
3 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.76%) Hudson
3 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) JMeter
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Ant
3 2 (4.76%) JUnit
3 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.76%) Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
1 2 (4.76%) CSS
1 2 (4.76%) SOAP
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
1 2 (4.76%) XML
1 2 (4.76%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) CMDB
2 2 (4.76%) AS400
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) DTV
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Linux
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) CentOS
5 4 (9.52%) VMS
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.76%) UNIX
7 2 (4.76%) Solaris
7 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Change Management
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.14%) TDD
4 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (7.14%) Change Control
5 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (4.76%) SIEM
5 2 (4.76%) Cyber Security
5 2 (4.76%) Automation Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.76%) Web Development
5 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) VBScript
3 2 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) VBA
4 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.52%) ISEB
2 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (35.71%) XenApp
3 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.76%) XenServer
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) Snort
6 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (4.76%) Nessus
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) VMware
2 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) Citrix
4 12 (28.57%) 3PAR
5 11 (26.19%) Cisco
6 7 (16.67%) NetApp
6 7 (16.67%) Brocade
7 5 (11.90%) SAP
8 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 4 (9.52%) Oracle
9 3 (7.14%) IBM
9 3 (7.14%) Adobe
10 2 (4.76%) Business Objects
10 2 (4.76%) Altiris
10 2 (4.76%) Tripwire
10 2 (4.76%) NetIQ
10 2 (4.76%) Qualys
10 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.76%) F5
10 2 (4.76%) Splunk
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