The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 25 14 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing HP 138 190 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.18% 9.35% 5.44%
As % of the Vendors category 14.00% 19.41% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 71 48
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 20
Average hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £13.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +29.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £12.59 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.30 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £14.56
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -5.53%
HP
South East

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

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
986 979 939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 44.18% 48.20% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 524 550
Average daily rate £375 £356 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 65 97
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.07 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £52.50 £39.00
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 Hampshire

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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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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
Hook 0 28 £400 +1.69% 1
Southampton +3 27 £384 +21.82% 1
Havant +5 16 £375 -6.25% 1
Farnborough - 14 £350 - 1
Gosport -5 5 £405 +10.05% 1
Portsmouth -7 5 £275 +15.78% 2
Winchester -8 5 £500 -
Fareham +1 3 £250 -
Basingstoke -2 3 £525 +64.06% 5
Tadley - 3 £325 - 3
Eastleigh - 2 £268 -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 202 (58.38%) Security Cleared
2 144 (41.62%) SC Cleared
3 138 (39.88%) Microsoft
4 137 (39.60%) Windows
5 89 (25.72%) VMware
6 82 (23.70%) DV Cleared
7 79 (22.83%) ISTQB
8 73 (21.10%) SQL
9 72 (20.81%) HP Quality Center
10 71 (20.52%) HTML
10 71 (20.52%) SAN
11 67 (19.36%) Oracle
11 67 (19.36%) MS Excel
12 66 (19.08%) Active Directory
13 64 (18.50%) Knowledge Management
14 60 (17.34%) Linux
15 59 (17.05%) JavaScript
16 58 (16.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 57 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
18 56 (16.18%) UNIX
19 55 (15.90%) JSP
19 55 (15.90%) Project Management
19 55 (15.90%) Migration
19 55 (15.90%) PowerShell
20 53 (15.32%) .NET
21 52 (15.03%) Test Scripting
22 51 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
23 49 (14.16%) ASP.NET
24 48 (13.87%) ITIL
24 48 (13.87%) Windows Server 2003

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 23 (6.65%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.34%) CMS
3 11 (3.18%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.89%) IIS
5 6 (1.73%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.45%) Apache
7 4 (1.16%) Confluence
7 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (0.87%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.87%) JBoss
9 2 (0.58%) Documentum
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 67 (19.36%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.09%) MS Office
3 7 (2.02%) MS Project
4 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (11.27%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.16%) Exstream
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.29%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (20.52%) SAN
2 34 (9.83%) Firewall
3 25 (7.23%) TCP/IP
4 15 (4.34%) LAN
5 13 (3.76%) WAN
6 10 (2.89%) SSL
6 10 (2.89%) DNS
7 9 (2.60%) SMTP
7 9 (2.60%) Wireless
8 7 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (2.02%) DHCP
8 7 (2.02%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.45%) HTTP
10 4 (1.16%) BIG-IP
10 4 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (1.16%) VLAN
10 4 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.87%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.73%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.87%) SQLPlus
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.29%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.29%) Informix
Development Applications
1 22 (6.36%) MSI
2 12 (3.47%) StarTeam
3 8 (2.31%) Selenium
4 7 (2.02%) Maven
4 7 (2.02%) LoadRunner
4 7 (2.02%) Ant
4 7 (2.02%) JUnit
5 6 (1.73%) JMeter
6 5 (1.45%) JIRA
6 5 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (1.16%) Wise Package Studio
7 4 (1.16%) Gerrit
7 4 (1.16%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.58%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
General
1 17 (4.91%) Finance
2 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.45%) Marketing
4 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.58%) Automotive
6 1 (0.29%) German Language
6 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.29%) Publishing
6 1 (0.29%) Banking
6 1 (0.29%) Retail
6 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (11.27%) Analyst
2 29 (8.38%) Test Analyst
3 22 (6.36%) Test Specialist
4 21 (6.07%) Tester
4 21 (6.07%) Wintel Engineer
5 18 (5.20%) Consultant
6 15 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (4.34%) Architect
7 14 (4.05%) Build Engineer
8 13 (3.76%) Test Manager
9 12 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (3.47%) Administrator
9 12 (3.47%) Test Leader
10 10 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (2.60%) Server Engineer
12 8 (2.31%) Migration Engineer
12 8 (2.31%) Enterprise Architect
13 7 (2.02%) 1st Line Support Technician
13 7 (2.02%) Network Engineer
13 7 (2.02%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (20.52%) HTML
2 55 (15.90%) JSP
3 53 (15.32%) .NET
4 49 (14.16%) ASP.NET
5 16 (4.62%) XML
6 12 (3.47%) Web Services
6 12 (3.47%) CSS
7 7 (2.02%) Application Packaging
7 7 (2.02%) jQuery
7 7 (2.02%) REST
7 7 (2.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (2.02%) XSLT
8 6 (1.73%) Struts
8 6 (1.73%) HTML5
8 6 (1.73%) CSS3
8 6 (1.73%) Spring
8 6 (1.73%) Spring MVC
9 3 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.87%) Middleware
9 3 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.38%) Clustering
3 20 (5.78%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.18%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.89%) HACMP
6 6 (1.73%) e-Health
6 6 (1.73%) PMI
6 6 (1.73%) W3C
7 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.16%) Replication
8 4 (1.16%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.87%) Economics
9 3 (0.87%) New Media
9 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.87%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.58%) Wiki
11 1 (0.29%) Symmetrix DMX
11 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 137 (39.60%) Windows
2 60 (17.34%) Linux
3 57 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (16.18%) UNIX
5 48 (13.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (5.49%) Windows Vista
8 16 (4.62%) Windows 7
9 14 (4.05%) HPUX
10 11 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (3.18%) AIX
11 7 (2.02%) NetWare
11 7 (2.02%) Solaris
12 4 (1.16%) SUSE
12 4 (1.16%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.16%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.16%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.50%) Knowledge Management
2 55 (15.90%) Project Management
2 55 (15.90%) Migration
3 52 (15.03%) Test Scripting
4 48 (13.87%) ITIL
5 29 (8.38%) Security Testing
6 25 (7.23%) Software Testing
7 19 (5.49%) Validation
8 18 (5.20%) Data Migration
9 17 (4.91%) Service Delivery
9 17 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (4.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (4.05%) Configuration Management
11 14 (4.05%) PRINCE2
12 12 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (3.18%) Change Control
13 11 (3.18%) Test Strategy
13 11 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (2.89%) ETL
15 9 (2.60%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (21.10%) SQL
2 59 (17.05%) JavaScript
3 55 (15.90%) PowerShell
4 21 (6.07%) VBA
5 16 (4.62%) Java
6 15 (4.34%) C
7 14 (4.05%) VBScript
8 11 (3.18%) Perl
8 11 (3.18%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.89%) Korn
10 9 (2.60%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.02%) C++
12 6 (1.73%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.73%) VB
13 4 (1.16%) Python
13 4 (1.16%) C#
14 3 (0.87%) PHP
15 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 202 (58.38%) Security Cleared
2 144 (41.62%) SC Cleared
3 82 (23.70%) DV Cleared
4 79 (22.83%) ISTQB
5 58 (16.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 44 (12.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (10.69%) ISEB
7 37 (10.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 35 (10.12%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (9.83%) MCITP
10 13 (3.76%) Degree
11 9 (2.60%) CCNA
12 7 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.02%) MCSE
13 6 (1.73%) MCSA
13 6 (1.73%) PMI Certification
14 4 (1.16%) CCNP
15 3 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
16 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.89%) JSP 440
2 8 (2.31%) QA
3 6 (1.73%) SLA
3 6 (1.73%) WCAG
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.29%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.29%) DO-254
4 1 (0.29%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.29%) ARP4761
System Software
1 66 (19.08%) Active Directory
2 51 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.23%) vSphere
4 12 (3.47%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.02%) XenApp
5 7 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.02%) GPFS
6 5 (1.45%) Postfix
6 5 (1.45%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.16%) NFS
7 4 (1.16%) vCloud
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.87%) OCFS2
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 72 (20.81%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (10.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 29 (8.38%) SCCM
4 16 (4.62%) Tivoli
5 10 (2.89%) ARCserve
6 8 (2.31%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (2.02%) TeamSite
8 6 (1.73%) HP SIM
9 5 (1.45%) SCOM
9 5 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (1.45%) HP UCMDB
10 4 (1.16%) OpenView
10 4 (1.16%) Nagios
10 4 (1.16%) SAP Afaria
10 4 (1.16%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.87%) WMI
11 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 138 (39.88%) Microsoft
2 89 (25.72%) VMware
3 67 (19.36%) Oracle
4 47 (13.58%) Cisco
5 46 (13.29%) Citrix
6 27 (7.80%) McAfee
7 26 (7.51%) 3PAR
8 22 (6.36%) IBM
9 21 (6.07%) Red Hat
10 20 (5.78%) Lumension
10 20 (5.78%) NetApp
11 18 (5.20%) EMC
12 16 (4.62%) CA
13 9 (2.60%) Dell
14 8 (2.31%) Veritas
15 7 (2.02%) Symantec
15 7 (2.02%) Sun
15 7 (2.02%) Compaq
15 7 (2.02%) Hitachi
16 6 (1.73%) Altiris