The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 47 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 8 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.67% 5.59% 7.27%
As % of the Vendors category 4.97% 10.93% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £355 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -21.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Average hourly rate £11.75 £13.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -58.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
HP
South West

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

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
161 183 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.54% 51.12% 50.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 97 106
Average daily rate £400 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £13.75 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+205.45% -63.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £11.35 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Gloucester -2 5 £450 +25.00%
Cheltenham -15 1 - - 1
Filton - 1 - -
Cirencester - - - -
HP
South West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) SAN
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) ISA Server
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 3 (20.00%) NetApp
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) NAS
7 2 (13.33%) XenApp
7 2 (13.33%) Infoblox

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) SNMP
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) NetScreen
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Consultant
1 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (13.33%) Administrator
1 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) IT Support
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
1 2 (13.33%) Kernel Tuning
1 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.67%) Line Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) PLM
2 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
2 2 (13.33%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) ISA Server
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
5 2 (13.33%) Websense
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
6 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) McAfee