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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 21 42 71
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +29
Contract jobs citing HP 45 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.63% 3.94% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 12.13% 8.01% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £197 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £444 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.03 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -33.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
371 312 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.64% 49.21% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 164 192
Average daily rate £380 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £165 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 30
Average hourly rate £15.29 £15.00 £12.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +16.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.56 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £34.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +17 14 £438 +45.83% 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 12 £110 -
Rickmansworth -5 4 £475 - 2
Welwyn Garden City -3 3 £228 -45.34%
Stevenage -3 1 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £190 -
Baldock - - - -
Hertford - - - -
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 38 (52.05%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) VMware
3 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
4 17 (23.29%) Oracle
4 17 (23.29%) MS Office
5 15 (20.55%) SQL
5 15 (20.55%) Windows XP
5 15 (20.55%) OpenView
6 14 (19.18%) UNIX
7 13 (17.81%) VPN
8 12 (16.44%) ITIL
8 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
9 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
9 11 (15.07%) Migration
10 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
10 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
10 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
10 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
10 10 (13.70%) vSphere
10 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database
11 9 (12.33%) IBM
11 9 (12.33%) Finance
12 8 (10.96%) Internet
12 8 (10.96%) Lotus
12 8 (10.96%) Cisco

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (13.70%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.96%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.48%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.74%) Lync
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.74%) WorkSite
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.74%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
1 17 (23.29%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) VPN
2 8 (10.96%) Internet
2 8 (10.96%) SAN
3 6 (8.22%) LAN
4 5 (6.85%) WAN
4 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.85%) DNS
4 5 (6.85%) Firewall
5 4 (5.48%) MPLS
6 3 (4.11%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (2.74%) SSH
7 2 (2.74%) X.25
7 2 (2.74%) Wireless
7 2 (2.74%) DHCP
7 2 (2.74%) FTP
7 2 (2.74%) SMS
7 2 (2.74%) VoIP
8 1 (1.37%) LDAP
8 1 (1.37%) ATM
8 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.48%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) DB2
3 3 (4.11%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.74%) Big Data
4 2 (2.74%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (5.48%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
2 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 4 (5.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.37%) French Language
5 1 (1.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Service Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Tester
5 7 (9.59%) Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.11%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Backup Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Platform Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Junior IT Project Manager
9 2 (2.74%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) XML
2 4 (5.48%) Web Services
2 4 (5.48%) Flash
2 4 (5.48%) HTML
2 4 (5.48%) J2EE
3 3 (4.11%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.37%) .NET
4 1 (1.37%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) HP Superdome
2 4 (5.48%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.74%) IBM XIV
3 2 (2.74%) PKI
3 2 (2.74%) Tandem
3 2 (2.74%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) Statistics
4 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.05%) Windows
2 15 (20.55%) Windows XP
3 14 (19.18%) UNIX
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.22%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.22%) HPUX
7 5 (6.85%) Linux
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.11%) Solaris
8 3 (4.11%) VMS
8 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) ITIL
2 11 (15.07%) Migration
3 7 (9.59%) Service Management
4 5 (6.85%) Project Management
5 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.48%) Software Deployment
5 4 (5.48%) Manual Testing
5 4 (5.48%) System Testing
5 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.48%) Automated Testing
5 4 (5.48%) Regression Testing
5 4 (5.48%) ETL
5 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.11%) Change Management
6 3 (4.11%) Workflow
6 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) Java
2 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.74%) Perl
3 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.74%) C
3 2 (2.74%) COBOL
4 1 (1.37%) VBScript
4 1 (1.37%) Python
4 1 (1.37%) Tcl
4 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) Degree
4 5 (6.85%) MCP
5 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.48%) ISEB
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
3 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
3 10 (13.70%) vSphere
4 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.74%) XenServer
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.37%) NFS
6 1 (1.37%) Xen
6 1 (1.37%) VMFS
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) OpenView
2 7 (9.59%) OVSD
3 6 (8.22%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (6.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (6.85%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (4.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.74%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (2.74%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.37%) MOM
7 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.37%) SCCM
7 1 (1.37%) SCOM
7 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.37%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) VMware
2 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.29%) Oracle
4 9 (12.33%) IBM
5 8 (10.96%) Lotus
5 8 (10.96%) Cisco
6 6 (8.22%) Dell
7 5 (6.85%) Citrix
7 5 (6.85%) NetApp
7 5 (6.85%) Veeam
8 4 (5.48%) 3PAR
8 4 (5.48%) Brocade
8 4 (5.48%) Informatica
9 2 (2.74%) Lumension
9 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.74%) Websense
9 2 (2.74%) Sophos
9 2 (2.74%) EMC
10 1 (1.37%) SAP
10 1 (1.37%) Intel
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