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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 19 22 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +33
Contract jobs citing HP 49 50 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.80% 7.09% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 12.89% 13.09% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 1
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£363 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £15.75 £13.98
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +12.70%
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
380 382 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 60.51% 54.18% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 168 143
Average daily rate £450 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 12
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +39.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Watford +17 14 £345 -18.82% 3
Rickmansworth 0 7 £220 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -11 5 £350 -12.50% 2
Welwyn Garden City +10 4 £375 -23.46% 1
Stevenage -1 1 - -
Borehamwood - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 49 (56.98%) Windows
2 34 (39.53%) VMware
3 30 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
5 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (20.93%) Hyper-V
8 17 (19.77%) MS Office
8 17 (19.77%) ITIL
9 16 (18.60%) Windows XP
9 16 (18.60%) Cisco
9 16 (18.60%) OpenView
9 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (17.44%) MS Excel
11 14 (16.28%) Oracle
11 14 (16.28%) Dell
11 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
12 13 (15.12%) Project Management
12 13 (15.12%) Finance
12 13 (15.12%) NetApp
12 13 (15.12%) SQL
13 12 (13.95%) VPN
13 12 (13.95%) vSphere
14 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (12.79%) Citrix
14 11 (12.79%) UNIX
14 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
14 11 (12.79%) Migration
15 10 (11.63%) VMware ESX
15 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.14%) IBM Notes
4 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.49%) WorkSite
6 3 (3.49%) IIS
7 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.16%) Lync
8 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (19.77%) MS Office
2 15 (17.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) VPN
2 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.47%) SAN
3 9 (10.47%) Internet
4 8 (9.30%) Firewall
4 8 (9.30%) LAN
4 8 (9.30%) WAN
5 6 (6.98%) DHCP
5 6 (6.98%) DNS
6 4 (4.65%) MPLS
6 4 (4.65%) NAS
7 3 (3.49%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (2.33%) X.25
8 2 (2.33%) Wireless
8 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.33%) SSH
8 2 (2.33%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (2.33%) SMS
8 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.49%) Big Data
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.49%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.33%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (3.49%) JIRA
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) French Language
3 3 (3.49%) German Language
3 3 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Analyst
2 11 (12.79%) Service Analyst
2 11 (12.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.47%) Consultant
4 8 (9.30%) Data Centre Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Tester
5 6 (6.98%) Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.65%) Storage Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Integration Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Integration Project Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Data Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) Web Services
2 4 (4.65%) Application Packaging
3 3 (3.49%) .NET
4 2 (2.33%) XML
5 1 (1.16%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) CLARiiON
2 4 (4.65%) Symmetrix
2 4 (4.65%) EMC Centera
2 4 (4.65%) Celerra
2 4 (4.65%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (3.49%) Clustering
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.33%) Wiki
4 2 (2.33%) Tandem
5 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.16%) PKI
5 1 (1.16%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.16%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 49 (56.98%) Windows
2 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (18.60%) Windows XP
4 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.79%) UNIX
6 8 (9.30%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.14%) Linux
8 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.65%) Solaris
10 3 (3.49%) VMS
10 3 (3.49%) Android
10 3 (3.49%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.16%) HPUX
12 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) ITIL
2 13 (15.12%) Project Management
3 11 (12.79%) Migration
3 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.30%) Risk Management
5 7 (8.14%) Service Management
5 7 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.81%) Scrum
7 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.65%) Wealth Management
8 4 (4.65%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.65%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.65%) High Availability
8 4 (4.65%) Change Control
9 3 (3.49%) Data Analytics
9 3 (3.49%) Analytics
9 3 (3.49%) Manual Testing
9 3 (3.49%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.33%) C
4 2 (2.33%) COBOL
5 1 (1.16%) Java
5 1 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) MCP
2 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.49%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.49%) CCNA
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) MCSE
5 2 (2.33%) VCP4
5 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.16%) CCNP
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 30 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (20.93%) Hyper-V
3 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
4 12 (13.95%) vSphere
5 10 (11.63%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.81%) XenApp
7 3 (3.49%) XenServer
8 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (18.60%) OpenView
2 7 (8.14%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.14%) OVSD
3 5 (5.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (5.81%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (4.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.33%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.33%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (2.33%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.16%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.16%) SCCM
6 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (39.53%) VMware
2 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.60%) Cisco
4 14 (16.28%) Oracle
4 14 (16.28%) Dell
5 13 (15.12%) NetApp
6 11 (12.79%) Citrix
7 8 (9.30%) 3PAR
8 7 (8.14%) Lotus
8 7 (8.14%) Brocade
9 5 (5.81%) Veeam
9 5 (5.81%) EMC
9 5 (5.81%) Apple
10 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.49%) Informatica
11 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.16%) Aruba
11 1 (1.16%) Sun
11 1 (1.16%) SAP
11 1 (1.16%) IBM
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
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