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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 30 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 36 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.56% 3.80% 4.26%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 8.00% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 12
Average daily rate
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£413 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £188 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £381 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -67.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £23.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.51% +5.04%
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
378 375 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.91% 47.53% 54.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 219 141
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 24
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.75 £46.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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 -2 8 £501 +117.13%
Watford -1 7 £300 +15.38% 3
Hitchin - 2 £310 -
St Albans +2 1 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 £273 -26.10% 1
Letchworth - 1 - -
Royston - 1 - -
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 44 (47.83%) Windows
2 36 (39.13%) VMware
3 32 (34.78%) Cisco
4 28 (30.43%) DNS
5 26 (28.26%) UNIX
6 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 23 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 21 (22.83%) Citrix
9 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (20.65%) ITIL
11 18 (19.57%) Dell
11 18 (19.57%) SAN
11 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (17.39%) Hyper-V
13 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
13 16 (17.39%) IBM
14 15 (16.30%) TCP/IP
14 15 (16.30%) Project Management
15 14 (15.22%) DHCP
16 12 (13.04%) MS Office
16 12 (13.04%) SQL
16 12 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (13.04%) vSphere
16 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (13.04%) Data Centre
17 11 (11.96%) Windows 2000 Server
17 11 (11.96%) Android
17 11 (11.96%) Firewall

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.61%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.52%) MQSeries
4 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.35%) IIS
5 4 (4.35%) WorkSite
5 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.26%) Apache
7 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.17%) NetWeaver
7 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.09%) Confluence
8 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Office
2 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.09%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.09%) IaaS
3 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.43%) DNS
2 18 (19.57%) SAN
3 15 (16.30%) TCP/IP
4 14 (15.22%) DHCP
5 11 (11.96%) Firewall
6 10 (10.87%) WAN
6 10 (10.87%) LAN
7 9 (9.78%) NAS
8 8 (8.70%) VPN
9 7 (7.61%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (6.52%) LDAP
11 5 (5.43%) MPLS
12 4 (4.35%) NetScaler
13 3 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (3.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 3 (3.26%) Cisco ISE
13 3 (3.26%) Network Security
13 3 (3.26%) Internet
13 3 (3.26%) SSH
13 3 (3.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) DB2
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.52%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.35%) Big Data
4 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.09%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 11 (11.96%) LoadRunner
2 6 (6.52%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.09%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.09%) Subversion
4 1 (1.09%) JIRA
4 1 (1.09%) Selenium
4 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
1 9 (9.78%) Retail
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Electronics
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) French Language
5 1 (1.09%) German Language
5 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Administrator
3 11 (11.96%) Consultant
3 11 (11.96%) Test Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.52%) Desktop Support
5 6 (6.52%) Architect
5 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.52%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (5.43%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Applications Architect
7 4 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.26%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) HPUX Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) XML
2 6 (6.52%) Flash
2 6 (6.52%) HTML
2 6 (6.52%) J2EE
2 6 (6.52%) Web Services
3 3 (3.26%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.17%) SAP PI
4 2 (2.17%) .NET
4 2 (2.17%) Middleware
4 2 (2.17%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.61%) Replication
3 5 (5.43%) PKI
3 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) iPad
4 2 (2.17%) DTV
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.09%) PMI
5 1 (1.09%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.09%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.09%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Celerra
5 1 (1.09%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.09%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.09%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 44 (47.83%) Windows
2 26 (28.26%) UNIX
3 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (11.96%) Windows 2000 Server
6 11 (11.96%) Android
7 9 (9.78%) Windows XP
7 9 (9.78%) HPUX
8 8 (8.70%) Linux
9 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.43%) Solaris
11 4 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (2.17%) Tru64
14 1 (1.09%) SUSE
14 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
14 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) ITIL
2 15 (16.30%) Project Management
3 9 (9.78%) Migration
4 8 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.61%) Regression Testing
5 7 (7.61%) Automated Testing
6 6 (6.52%) Network Design
6 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.52%) Test Scripting
6 6 (6.52%) System Testing
7 5 (5.43%) Change Control
7 5 (5.43%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.43%) Converged Infrastructure
7 5 (5.43%) SDLC
7 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) Shell Script
2 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.52%) C
3 6 (6.52%) Java
4 5 (5.43%) Perl
4 5 (5.43%) Python
5 3 (3.26%) Bourne shell
5 3 (3.26%) C-shell
6 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.09%) Korn
7 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.70%) CCNA
2 8 (8.70%) Degree
3 5 (5.43%) HP ASE
4 4 (4.35%) CCNP
4 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.26%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) ISEB
6 2 (2.17%) MCSE
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.09%) VCAP
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.09%) RHCE
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.09%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 4 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 12 (13.04%) vSphere
5 10 (10.87%) XenApp
6 8 (8.70%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.35%) XenServer
8 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.09%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.09%) vCloud
9 1 (1.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) SCCM
2 5 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.35%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (4.35%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.26%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (3.26%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (3.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.17%) OpenView
5 2 (2.17%) Puppet
5 2 (2.17%) SCOM
6 1 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.09%) OVSD
6 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.09%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 36 (39.13%) VMware
2 32 (34.78%) Cisco
3 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 21 (22.83%) Citrix
5 18 (19.57%) Dell
6 16 (17.39%) IBM
7 10 (10.87%) NetApp
7 10 (10.87%) Brocade
8 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 8 (8.70%) Apple
9 7 (7.61%) SAP
10 6 (6.52%) Oracle
11 5 (5.43%) 3PAR
12 4 (4.35%) Veritas
12 4 (4.35%) McAfee
12 4 (4.35%) EMC
12 4 (4.35%) Sun
12 4 (4.35%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.35%) Juniper
12 4 (4.35%) BMC
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