The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 10 July 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 Hertfordshire 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 24 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing HP 34 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.49% 3.26% 3.73%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 6.21% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 8
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £189 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £410 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -35.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -3.38%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
306 322 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.43% 52.53% 43.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 156 141
Average daily rate £325 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £180 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 42
Average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.20 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £39.90 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
HP
East of England

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
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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
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £231 -
Watford 0 7 £335 - 5
Hemel Hempstead +1 2 - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 30 (38.46%) Windows
2 24 (30.77%) UNIX
3 22 (28.21%) Manufacturing
4 20 (25.64%) IBM
5 19 (24.36%) ITIL
5 19 (24.36%) VMware
5 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
6 18 (23.08%) Retail
7 17 (21.79%) SQL
7 17 (21.79%) Oracle
8 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
9 15 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
9 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 15 (19.23%) Active Directory
9 15 (19.23%) SAN
10 14 (17.95%) Service Delivery
10 14 (17.95%) OpenView
11 13 (16.67%) OVSD
11 13 (16.67%) VPN
12 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
12 12 (15.38%) MQSeries
12 12 (15.38%) DB2
12 12 (15.38%) NetApp
12 12 (15.38%) WebSphere
12 12 (15.38%) Finance
12 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
13 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (14.10%) Internet
13 11 (14.10%) MS Office

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (15.38%) MQSeries
1 12 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (7.69%) IIS
4 5 (6.41%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (6.41%) CMS
5 4 (5.13%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.28%) SAS
7 1 (1.28%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.28%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.10%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) SAN
2 13 (16.67%) VPN
3 11 (14.10%) Internet
4 7 (8.97%) HTTP
4 7 (8.97%) DNS
5 6 (7.69%) NAS
6 5 (6.41%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.13%) DHCP
7 4 (5.13%) Firewall
8 3 (3.85%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.56%) MPLS
9 2 (2.56%) WAN
9 2 (2.56%) LAN
10 1 (1.28%) VoIP
10 1 (1.28%) LDAP
10 1 (1.28%) ATM
10 1 (1.28%) PPP
10 1 (1.28%) OSPF
10 1 (1.28%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) DB2
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.69%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (2.56%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) DTS
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (28.21%) Manufacturing
2 18 (23.08%) Retail
3 12 (15.38%) Finance
4 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Analyst
2 14 (17.95%) Service Analyst
2 14 (17.95%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Tester
4 7 (8.97%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Technical Services Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) Flash
2 6 (7.69%) HTML
2 6 (7.69%) J2EE
2 6 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (1.28%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.41%) iPhone
2 5 (6.41%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.13%) Replication
3 4 (5.13%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.56%) EPoS
4 2 (2.56%) EFT
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.28%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.46%) Windows
2 24 (30.77%) UNIX
3 11 (14.10%) Linux
3 11 (14.10%) Windows XP
4 7 (8.97%) AIX
4 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.69%) SUSE
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.56%) Android
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.56%) HPUX
8 2 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) ITIL
2 14 (17.95%) Service Delivery
3 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 9 (11.54%) Project Management
5 6 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 6 (7.69%) System Testing
5 6 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 6 (7.69%) Migration
5 6 (7.69%) Web Development
6 5 (6.41%) Automated Testing
6 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.13%) Manual Testing
7 4 (5.13%) ETL
8 3 (3.85%) Change Management
8 3 (3.85%) Data Entry
8 3 (3.85%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) SQL
2 10 (12.82%) Java
3 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.41%) Perl
4 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.41%) VB
5 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) ISEB
4 8 (10.26%) Degree
5 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.13%) MCSE
7 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.85%) MCDST
7 3 (3.85%) MCITP
7 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.85%) MCP
7 3 (3.85%) VCAP
8 2 (2.56%) NCDA
9 1 (1.28%) NCIE
9 1 (1.28%) MBA
9 1 (1.28%) CCNP
9 1 (1.28%) CCNA
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.26%) vSphere
4 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.13%) XenApp
5 3 (3.85%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.56%) Xen
7 1 (1.28%) KVM
7 1 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (17.95%) OpenView
3 13 (16.67%) OVSD
4 4 (5.13%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.56%) SCCM
7 1 (1.28%) SCOM
7 1 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) IBM
2 19 (24.36%) VMware
3 17 (21.79%) Oracle
4 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 12 (15.38%) NetApp
6 10 (12.82%) Citrix
6 10 (12.82%) Dell
7 9 (11.54%) Cisco
7 9 (11.54%) Red Hat
8 8 (10.26%) Sun
9 7 (8.97%) EMC
9 7 (8.97%) WatchGuard
10 5 (6.41%) CommVault
11 4 (5.13%) Informatica
11 4 (5.13%) Lotus
11 4 (5.13%) SAP
11 4 (5.13%) McAfee
12 3 (3.85%) Juniper
13 2 (2.56%) Sophos
13 2 (2.56%) Websense
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