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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 30 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing HP 40 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.07% 4.59% 3.64%
As % of the Vendors category 10.28% 10.26% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £231 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.84% -26.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £203 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £381 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 £10.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -67.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £10.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £23.75 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.66% +12.06%
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
389 302 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.30% 44.74% 53.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 155 169
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 19
Average hourly rate £21.53 £17.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% -40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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 0 11 £337 +49.79%
Watford -3 10 £300 +15.38%
Hitchin - 2 £310 -
St Albans +1 1 £225 -
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 - - 2
Royston - 1 - -
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 55 (58.51%) Windows
2 44 (46.81%) VMware
3 34 (36.17%) Cisco
4 30 (31.91%) DNS
5 27 (28.72%) Active Directory
5 27 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
7 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (25.53%) Citrix
8 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (24.47%) ITIL
10 22 (23.40%) UNIX
10 22 (23.40%) Dell
10 22 (23.40%) SAN
11 21 (22.34%) Project Management
11 21 (22.34%) Hyper-V
12 20 (21.28%) TCP/IP
13 18 (19.15%) SQL Server
14 17 (18.09%) Data Centre
15 16 (17.02%) DHCP
15 16 (17.02%) NetApp
16 15 (15.96%) MS Office
16 15 (15.96%) vSphere
17 14 (14.89%) Windows 2000 Server
17 14 (14.89%) Android
18 13 (13.83%) XenApp
18 13 (13.83%) Windows XP
18 13 (13.83%) IBM
18 13 (13.83%) WAN

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.32%) WorkSite
3 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.19%) IIS
5 3 (3.19%) Apache
5 3 (3.19%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.13%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.06%) Confluence
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) MS Office
2 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (1.06%) IaaS
3 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.91%) DNS
2 22 (23.40%) SAN
3 20 (21.28%) TCP/IP
4 16 (17.02%) DHCP
5 13 (13.83%) WAN
5 13 (13.83%) Firewall
6 12 (12.77%) LAN
7 11 (11.70%) NAS
8 9 (9.57%) VPN
9 6 (6.38%) LDAP
9 6 (6.38%) MPLS
10 4 (4.26%) Internet
11 3 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.19%) SSH
12 2 (2.13%) Network Security
12 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
13 1 (1.06%) HTTP
13 1 (1.06%) WLAN
13 1 (1.06%) OSPF
13 1 (1.06%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.32%) Big Data
4 3 (3.19%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (3.19%) DB2
5 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.06%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.06%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.19%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.06%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.06%) Subversion
4 1 (1.06%) JIRA
4 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Electronics
5 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) French Language
5 2 (2.13%) German Language
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (17.02%) Analyst
2 13 (13.83%) Administrator
3 11 (11.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (10.64%) Consultant
5 8 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.51%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.45%) Architect
6 7 (7.45%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (6.38%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Technical Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Applications Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Storage Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) UNIX Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) Web Services
2 4 (4.26%) XML
3 3 (3.19%) Flash
3 3 (3.19%) HTML
3 3 (3.19%) J2EE
3 3 (3.19%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.13%) SAP PI
4 2 (2.13%) .NET
4 2 (2.13%) Middleware
4 2 (2.13%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.45%) Replication
4 6 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.32%) PKI
6 3 (3.19%) CLARiiON
6 3 (3.19%) Symmetrix
6 3 (3.19%) EMC Centera
6 3 (3.19%) Celerra
6 3 (3.19%) Symmetrix DMX
6 3 (3.19%) EMC VNX
6 3 (3.19%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (2.13%) iPad
7 2 (2.13%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.13%) Clustering
7 2 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.13%) DTV
8 1 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 55 (58.51%) Windows
2 27 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (23.40%) UNIX
5 14 (14.89%) Android
5 14 (14.89%) Windows 2000 Server
6 13 (13.83%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.51%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.51%) HPUX
7 8 (8.51%) Linux
8 6 (6.38%) Solaris
9 4 (4.26%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.13%) Tru64
12 1 (1.06%) SUSE
12 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) ITIL
2 21 (22.34%) Project Management
3 9 (9.57%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.51%) Migration
5 7 (7.45%) Change Control
6 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.32%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.32%) Quality Management
7 5 (5.32%) Process Management
7 5 (5.32%) Network Design
7 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.32%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.32%) Data Analytics
7 5 (5.32%) Analytics
7 5 (5.32%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (4.26%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) SQL
2 7 (7.45%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.38%) C
4 5 (5.32%) Perl
4 5 (5.32%) Python
5 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.19%) Java
6 3 (3.19%) Bourne shell
6 3 (3.19%) C-shell
7 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.06%) R
8 1 (1.06%) Korn
8 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.70%) CCNA
3 8 (8.51%) Degree
4 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.26%) HP ASE
6 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) ISEB
6 2 (2.13%) MCSE
6 2 (2.13%) CCNP
6 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.06%) RHCE
7 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.06%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.06%) VCAP
7 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 27 (28.72%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (22.34%) Hyper-V
4 15 (15.96%) vSphere
5 13 (13.83%) XenApp
6 10 (10.64%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.32%) XenServer
8 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.06%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.06%) vCloud
9 1 (1.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) SCCM
1 6 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.26%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.26%) OpenView
2 4 (4.26%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (3.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (3.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.19%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.13%) OVSD
4 2 (2.13%) Puppet
4 2 (2.13%) SCOM
5 1 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.06%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.06%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 44 (46.81%) VMware
2 34 (36.17%) Cisco
3 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
4 24 (25.53%) Citrix
5 22 (23.40%) Dell
6 16 (17.02%) NetApp
7 13 (13.83%) IBM
8 12 (12.77%) Apple
9 10 (10.64%) Brocade
10 7 (7.45%) Oracle
10 7 (7.45%) SAP
10 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.38%) EMC
11 6 (6.38%) 3PAR
12 5 (5.32%) Sun
13 4 (4.26%) BMC
13 4 (4.26%) Veritas
13 4 (4.26%) McAfee
14 3 (3.19%) CommVault
15 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint