The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hampshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 16 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Contract jobs citing HP 179 79 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.63% 4.64% 4.94%
As % of the Vendors category 17.86% 8.97% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 33 31
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £321 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 18
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.75 £19.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.95% -38.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £10.75 £13.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £21.27 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1002 881 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 48.31% 51.73% 52.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 514 459
Average daily rate £363 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 94 104
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.63 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.77% -29.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.75 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
South East

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gosport - 54 £368 - 6
Hook +9 20 £387 -7.94%
Basingstoke +17 14 £320 -5.18% 6
Southampton -5 11 £315 -37.00% 2
Portsmouth 0 8 £290 - 2
Havant -7 5 £400 +12.28% 1
Andover -7 4 - - 1
Fareham - 2 - - 1
Winchester -6 1 - -
Farnborough - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 198 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 149 (52.10%) SC Cleared
3 131 (45.80%) Windows
4 93 (32.52%) Microsoft
5 91 (31.82%) ISTQB
6 89 (31.12%) .NET
7 87 (30.42%) Oracle
8 86 (30.07%) VMware
9 84 (29.37%) JSP
10 83 (29.02%) HTML
10 83 (29.02%) JavaScript
11 78 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 76 (26.57%) ASP.NET
12 76 (26.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 71 (24.83%) HP Quality Center
14 67 (23.43%) DV Cleared
14 67 (23.43%) UNIX
15 65 (22.73%) Windows XP
16 64 (22.38%) Software Testing
17 59 (20.63%) Linux
17 59 (20.63%) Active Directory
18 53 (18.53%) SAN
19 51 (17.83%) QuickTest Pro
20 49 (17.13%) Knowledge Management
20 49 (17.13%) Test Scripting
21 45 (15.73%) TCP/IP
22 44 (15.38%) Windows 2000
22 44 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
23 43 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
24 40 (13.99%) VB

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 21 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (3.15%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.10%) CMS
4 6 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.40%) MS Project Server
5 4 (1.40%) IIS
5 4 (1.40%) Apache
5 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.05%) Lync
7 2 (0.70%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 37 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 29 (10.14%) MS Office
3 10 (3.50%) MS Project
4 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 44 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.35%) Maximo
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.10%) PaaS
1 6 (2.10%) IaaS
2 5 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (18.53%) SAN
2 45 (15.73%) TCP/IP
3 31 (10.84%) HTTPS
4 27 (9.44%) DNS
4 27 (9.44%) LAN
5 23 (8.04%) SSL
6 22 (7.69%) HTTP
7 20 (6.99%) Firewall
8 17 (5.94%) Wireshark
9 14 (4.90%) WAN
10 13 (4.55%) DHCP
11 6 (2.10%) VPN
11 6 (2.10%) LDAP
12 5 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.75%) VLAN
13 4 (1.40%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.70%) SNMP
14 2 (0.70%) SMS
14 2 (0.70%) FCoE
14 2 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.49%) Oracle Reports
2 16 (5.59%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.15%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.40%) OLAP
6 2 (0.70%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 51 (17.83%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 8 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.45%) MSI
5 5 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.35%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.35%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 26 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 23 (8.04%) Finance
3 10 (3.50%) Banking
4 8 (2.80%) Military
5 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.70%) Retail
6 2 (0.70%) Billing
6 2 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (15.38%) Analyst
2 39 (13.64%) Tester
3 37 (12.94%) Test Analyst
4 23 (8.04%) Test Manager
5 19 (6.64%) Consultant
5 19 (6.64%) Administrator
6 16 (5.59%) Test Leader
7 13 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (3.85%) Build Engineer
8 11 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (3.85%) Network Engineer
9 9 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (2.80%) Test Specialist
10 8 (2.80%) Support Engineer
10 8 (2.80%) Automation Tester
10 8 (2.80%) Applications Tester
11 7 (2.45%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (2.45%) Test Engineer
12 6 (2.10%) Performance Tester
12 6 (2.10%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (31.12%) .NET
2 84 (29.37%) JSP
3 83 (29.02%) HTML
4 76 (26.57%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.85%) Middleware
6 6 (2.10%) CSS
6 6 (2.10%) Web Services
7 3 (1.05%) OLE
8 2 (0.70%) JPA
8 2 (0.70%) SAML
8 2 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.70%) J2EE
9 1 (0.35%) WAP
9 1 (0.35%) JSF
9 1 (0.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.20%) Clustering
2 7 (2.45%) Replication
3 6 (2.10%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.75%) HACMP
5 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.05%) Open Source
6 2 (0.70%) CMDB
6 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.35%) Derivative
7 1 (0.35%) Statistics
7 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.35%) FMCG
7 1 (0.35%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 131 (45.80%) Windows
2 78 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (26.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 67 (23.43%) UNIX
5 65 (22.73%) Windows XP
6 59 (20.63%) Linux
7 44 (15.38%) Windows 2000
8 18 (6.29%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.85%) SUSE
10 10 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.80%) HPUX
11 8 (2.80%) Solaris
12 7 (2.45%) AIX
13 6 (2.10%) Android
13 6 (2.10%) Apple iOS
13 6 (2.10%) Windows Phone
14 4 (1.40%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (1.05%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.38%) Software Testing
2 49 (17.13%) Knowledge Management
2 49 (17.13%) Test Scripting
3 31 (10.84%) Test Strategy
4 28 (9.79%) ITIL
5 23 (8.04%) CRM
6 21 (7.34%) Workflow
6 21 (7.34%) Test Automation
7 19 (6.64%) Automated Testing
7 19 (6.64%) Validation
8 18 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (6.29%) Configuration Management
9 17 (5.94%) Project Management
9 17 (5.94%) Performance Testing
9 17 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (5.59%) Functional Testing
11 15 (5.24%) Service Management
12 12 (4.20%) Performance Management
12 12 (4.20%) Document Management
13 11 (3.85%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (29.02%) JavaScript
2 40 (13.99%) VB
3 31 (10.84%) SQL
4 25 (8.74%) C#
5 18 (6.29%) C
5 18 (6.29%) Java
6 17 (5.94%) Shell Script
7 14 (4.90%) PowerShell
8 13 (4.55%) VBA
9 12 (4.20%) Perl
9 12 (4.20%) VBScript
10 6 (2.10%) Python
11 5 (1.75%) Ruby
12 4 (1.40%) Korn
12 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.40%) PHP
13 3 (1.05%) C++
14 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 198 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 149 (52.10%) SC Cleared
3 91 (31.82%) ISTQB
4 67 (23.43%) DV Cleared
5 26 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (8.74%) ISEB
7 15 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (5.24%) CCNA
8 9 (3.15%) Degree
9 7 (2.45%) CCDA
9 7 (2.45%) CCDP
10 6 (2.10%) MCITP
11 5 (1.75%) CCNP
12 4 (1.40%) MCSE
12 4 (1.40%) MOS
13 3 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.70%) RHCE
14 2 (0.70%) MCSA
14 2 (0.70%) MCP
15 1 (0.35%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.85%) SLA
2 10 (3.50%) QA
3 6 (2.10%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 43 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.94%) Nmap
4 15 (5.24%) XenApp
5 13 (4.55%) vSphere
6 12 (4.20%) Hyper-V
7 11 (3.85%) vCloud
8 10 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.10%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.05%) Samba
12 2 (0.70%) OCFS2
12 2 (0.70%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.35%) KVM
13 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 71 (24.83%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (10.14%) SCCM
3 25 (8.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 17 (5.94%) Nessus
5 16 (5.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (4.90%) SCOM
7 12 (4.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (3.85%) WSUS
9 8 (2.80%) HP SIM
10 7 (2.45%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (2.45%) NetBackup
10 7 (2.45%) SAP Afaria
11 6 (2.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (2.10%) MOM
12 5 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (1.40%) Tivoli
13 4 (1.40%) Backup Exec
14 2 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
15 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 93 (32.52%) Microsoft
2 87 (30.42%) Oracle
3 86 (30.07%) VMware
4 36 (12.59%) Cisco
5 33 (11.54%) Citrix
6 26 (9.09%) IBM
7 19 (6.64%) Red Hat
8 17 (5.94%) McAfee
9 11 (3.85%) Novell
9 11 (3.85%) EMC
10 10 (3.50%) Dell
11 9 (3.15%) CA
11 9 (3.15%) Symantec
11 9 (3.15%) Remedy
11 9 (3.15%) Blue Coat
12 6 (2.10%) Sun
12 6 (2.10%) Ektron
13 5 (1.75%) NetApp
13 5 (1.75%) Juniper
14 4 (1.40%) Hitachi
Hampshire
Experis IT
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £11.15 - £14.35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £60 - £80 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis IT
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 6 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis IT
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis IT
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £75 to £95 per day
Posted: 22 days ago