The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 16 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 Hemel Hempstead 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 20.59% - -
As % of the Vendors category 35.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 57.35% 50.91% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Average daily rate £320 £270 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -2.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
Hertfordshire

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 (79.31%) Security Cleared
2 21 (72.41%) SC Cleared
3 17 (58.62%) Windows
4 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 16 (55.17%) Citrix
4 16 (55.17%) Test Scripting
5 15 (51.72%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (51.72%) VMware
6 12 (41.38%) NetApp
7 10 (34.48%) NetBackup
8 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
8 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
8 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
9 6 (20.69%) IBM
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (17.24%) UNIX
10 5 (17.24%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (17.24%) McAfee
10 5 (17.24%) CMS
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.24%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (13.79%) XenApp
11 4 (13.79%) Clustering
11 4 (13.79%) Oracle
11 4 (13.79%) Cisco

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 5 (17.24%) Lotus Domino
1 5 (17.24%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) X.400
3 1 (3.45%) X.500
3 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Tester
2 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Functional Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Backup Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Flash
1 1 (3.45%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
3 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.90%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Test Scripting
2 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
3 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) VB
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (79.31%) Security Cleared
2 21 (72.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.34%) MCSE
5 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) MCITP
6 1 (3.45%) NCDA
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (34.48%) NetBackup
3 5 (17.24%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (10.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) HP NNM
5 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
5 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (3.45%) OpenView
6 1 (3.45%) WSUS
6 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Citrix
2 15 (51.72%) VMware
3 12 (41.38%) NetApp
4 6 (20.69%) IBM
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) McAfee
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
7 3 (10.34%) Lotus
8 2 (6.90%) Veeam
8 2 (6.90%) Brocade
8 2 (6.90%) EMC