The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 21 29 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Contract jobs citing HP 53 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.14% 4.37% 2.91%
As % of the Vendors category 12.71% 8.50% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £196 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £373 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £11.25 £10.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.91 £13.75 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+23.00% +0.29%
HP
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
417 341 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 56.20% 51.36% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 152 142
Average daily rate £360 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £173 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.04 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 2015.

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
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 29 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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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 20 £338 +25.58%
Watford +9 18 £463 +8.82% 2
Rickmansworth +1 3 £363 -
Stevenage - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 - - 4
Waltham Cross - 1 £295 -
St Albans - 1 £225 -
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 65 (62.50%) Windows
2 45 (43.27%) VMware
3 31 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (28.85%) Microsoft
5 29 (27.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (25.96%) Cisco
6 27 (25.96%) Hyper-V
7 26 (25.00%) DNS
8 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (23.08%) UNIX
10 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
11 21 (20.19%) Citrix
11 21 (20.19%) SAN
12 20 (19.23%) Dell
12 20 (19.23%) Data Centre
13 19 (18.27%) ITIL
14 18 (17.31%) TCP/IP
14 18 (17.31%) NetApp
15 17 (16.35%) Project Management
15 17 (16.35%) MS Office
16 16 (15.38%) Windows XP
17 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
18 13 (12.50%) DHCP
18 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 13 (12.50%) Finance
18 13 (12.50%) VMware ESX
19 12 (11.54%) Brocade
19 12 (11.54%) Windows 2000 Server
19 12 (11.54%) SQL

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.65%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.88%) IIS
5 3 (2.88%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.92%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.92%) Apache
6 2 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.96%) Lync
7 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (16.35%) MS Office
2 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.81%) Office 365
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.92%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.00%) DNS
2 21 (20.19%) SAN
3 18 (17.31%) TCP/IP
4 13 (12.50%) DHCP
5 11 (10.58%) VPN
5 11 (10.58%) NAS
6 10 (9.62%) WAN
7 9 (8.65%) Firewall
7 9 (8.65%) LAN
8 8 (7.69%) Internet
9 6 (5.77%) LDAP
10 5 (4.81%) SSH
11 4 (3.85%) MPLS
12 2 (1.92%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (1.92%) Network Security
12 2 (1.92%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.92%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.92%) FTP
12 2 (1.92%) Wireless
12 2 (1.92%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.88%) Big Data
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.92%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (1.92%) DB2
4 2 (1.92%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.85%) JIRA
3 3 (2.88%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.96%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Retail
3 3 (2.88%) French Language
3 3 (2.88%) German Language
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Analyst
2 12 (11.54%) Administrator
3 10 (9.62%) Consultant
4 9 (8.65%) Architect
5 8 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.73%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Applications Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.77%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.81%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.81%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) Web Services
2 4 (3.85%) XML
3 3 (2.88%) .NET
3 3 (2.88%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.92%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.92%) J2EE
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) Flash
5 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.77%) Replication
4 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.81%) PKI
5 4 (3.85%) Symmetrix DMX
5 4 (3.85%) Celerra
5 4 (3.85%) CLARiiON
5 4 (3.85%) Symmetrix
5 4 (3.85%) EMC Centera
6 3 (2.88%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.88%) Clustering
7 2 (1.92%) iPad
7 2 (1.92%) Wiki
7 2 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.92%) Tandem
8 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 65 (62.50%) Windows
2 31 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (27.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (23.08%) UNIX
6 16 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 12 (11.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (9.62%) Android
9 9 (8.65%) Windows 7
10 7 (6.73%) Linux
11 6 (5.77%) HPUX
12 4 (3.85%) Solaris
13 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.92%) Tru64
14 1 (0.96%) SUSE
14 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.27%) ITIL
2 17 (16.35%) Project Management
3 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 8 (7.69%) Migration
4 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.77%) Asset Management
5 6 (5.77%) Network Design
5 6 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (5.77%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (4.81%) Change Control
6 5 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (4.81%) Scrum
6 5 (4.81%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.85%) Wealth Management
7 4 (3.85%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.54%) SQL
2 10 (9.62%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.77%) C
4 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.85%) Perl
5 4 (3.85%) Python
6 3 (2.88%) Java
6 3 (2.88%) Bourne shell
6 3 (2.88%) C-shell
7 2 (1.92%) COBOL
8 1 (0.96%) R
8 1 (0.96%) VBScript
8 1 (0.96%) Korn
8 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.69%) CCNA
3 6 (5.77%) Degree
4 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.88%) HP ASE
5 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.92%) MCSE
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.92%) ISEB
6 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.96%) CCNP
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.96%) MCP
7 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 30 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (25.96%) Hyper-V
3 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
4 13 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 11 (10.58%) vSphere
6 10 (9.62%) XenApp
7 3 (2.88%) XenServer
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.96%) NFS
9 1 (0.96%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) OpenView
2 7 (6.73%) SCCM
3 6 (5.77%) OVSD
4 5 (4.81%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (3.85%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.88%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (2.88%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.88%) SCOM
7 2 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.92%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.92%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 45 (43.27%) VMware
2 30 (28.85%) Microsoft
3 27 (25.96%) Cisco
4 21 (20.19%) Citrix
5 20 (19.23%) Dell
6 18 (17.31%) NetApp
7 12 (11.54%) Brocade
8 11 (10.58%) IBM
9 10 (9.62%) Apple
10 9 (8.65%) Oracle
11 8 (7.69%) EMC
11 8 (7.69%) 3PAR
12 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
13 5 (4.81%) Sun
13 5 (4.81%) Veeam
14 4 (3.85%) SAP
14 4 (3.85%) Veritas
14 4 (3.85%) McAfee
15 3 (2.88%) Nintex
15 3 (2.88%) Metastorm
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