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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 42 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 8 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.83% 3.82% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 4.60% 7.28% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £175 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £351 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £13.99 £13.73
% change year-on-year
+25.11% +1.87%
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
174 206 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 39.91% 52.42% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 104 46
Average daily rate £413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £13.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £70.00 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Cheltenham -2 7 £425 +58.13%
Gloucester -2 1 £175 -
HP
South West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) vSphere
3 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) DHCP
3 9 (56.25%) DNS
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) UNIX
5 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Infoblox
6 6 (37.50%) Kernel Tuning
6 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
7 5 (31.25%) Clustering
7 5 (31.25%) TOWER Software
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
7 5 (31.25%) Firmware
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) MS Excel

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) DNS
1 9 (56.25%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Ant
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Kernel Tuning
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) MCTS
3 3 (18.75%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 10 (62.50%) vSphere
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) Firmware
4 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Infoblox
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) TOWER Software
5 4 (25.00%) McAfee
6 2 (12.50%) Websense
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) EMC
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle