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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 36 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing HP 30 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.81% 4.45% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 7.85% 8.04% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 11
Average daily rate
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£335 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £234 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Average hourly rate £10.50 £32.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.69% +116.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.16%
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
382 286 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 48.54% 55.32% 50.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 146 189
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £583 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 35
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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
Watford 0 8 £260 +15.55% 6
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £369 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £231 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Stevenage - - - - 2
Baldock - - - -
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (49.18%) Windows
2 21 (34.43%) Manufacturing
3 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
4 17 (27.87%) SQL
4 17 (27.87%) VPN
5 16 (26.23%) UNIX
5 16 (26.23%) Windows XP
5 16 (26.23%) OpenView
5 16 (26.23%) MS Office
5 16 (26.23%) OVSD
6 15 (24.59%) IBM
7 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
7 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
7 14 (22.95%) SAN
7 14 (22.95%) ITIL
7 14 (22.95%) VMware
7 14 (22.95%) Internet
7 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
8 11 (18.03%) Retail
8 11 (18.03%) Oracle
9 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
9 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
10 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
10 9 (14.75%) Java
11 8 (13.11%) NetApp
11 8 (13.11%) Finance
11 8 (13.11%) DB2
11 8 (13.11%) MQSeries
11 8 (13.11%) Flash

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.11%) MQSeries
2 8 (13.11%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.56%) IBM Notes
4 4 (6.56%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (4.92%) IIS
6 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.28%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.64%) Lync
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
2 16 (26.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) VPN
2 14 (22.95%) SAN
2 14 (22.95%) Internet
3 6 (9.84%) DNS
4 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.20%) NAS
4 5 (8.20%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (6.56%) Firewall
6 3 (4.92%) LAN
6 3 (4.92%) WAN
6 3 (4.92%) DHCP
6 3 (4.92%) HTTP
7 2 (3.28%) MPLS
7 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.64%) OSPF
8 1 (1.64%) BGP
8 1 (1.64%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.64%) Wireless
8 1 (1.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
2 8 (13.11%) DB2
3 6 (9.84%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.28%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (9.84%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (34.43%) Manufacturing
2 11 (18.03%) Retail
3 8 (13.11%) Finance
4 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Service Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Tester
5 7 (11.48%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Services Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) IT Support
7 3 (4.92%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Delivery Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) Flash
2 6 (9.84%) HTML
2 6 (9.84%) J2EE
2 6 (9.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Replication
2 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.92%) iPhone
2 3 (4.92%) HP Superdome
3 1 (1.64%) IBM XIV
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Clustering
3 1 (1.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.64%) Statistics
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (49.18%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Windows XP
2 16 (26.23%) UNIX
3 7 (11.48%) Linux
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.20%) HPUX
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (4.92%) AIX
7 2 (3.28%) SUSE
7 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.64%) Android
8 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
3 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
3 6 (9.84%) Automated Testing
3 6 (9.84%) System Testing
4 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.56%) Manual Testing
4 4 (6.56%) Migration
4 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.56%) ETL
5 3 (4.92%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.92%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.92%) Data Entry
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.28%) Functional Testing
6 2 (3.28%) Project Management
6 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.28%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) Java
3 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.84%) Perl
4 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.56%) VB
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) Tcl
6 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.11%) Degree
4 6 (9.84%) ISEB
4 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.92%) MCP
6 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.92%) MCDST
7 2 (3.28%) MCITP
7 2 (3.28%) MCSE
7 2 (3.28%) VCAP
8 1 (1.64%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.84%) vSphere
4 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
5 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.64%) Xen
6 1 (1.64%) VMFS
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) KVM
6 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) OpenView
1 16 (26.23%) OVSD
2 8 (13.11%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.64%) MOM
4 1 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) IBM
2 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) VMware
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle
4 8 (13.11%) NetApp
5 7 (11.48%) Cisco
6 6 (9.84%) WatchGuard
7 5 (8.20%) CommVault
7 5 (8.20%) Dell
8 4 (6.56%) EMC
8 4 (6.56%) Informatica
8 4 (6.56%) Lotus
9 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.92%) Citrix
9 3 (4.92%) Sun
9 3 (4.92%) McAfee
10 2 (3.28%) Sophos
10 2 (3.28%) Websense
10 2 (3.28%) Lumension
10 2 (3.28%) Juniper
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago