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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 45 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing HP 28 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.35% 4.11% 3.50%
As % of the Vendors category 6.75% 7.49% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 12
Average daily rate
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£335 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £230 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £38.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.90% +203.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -1.69%
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
415 267 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.58% 54.83% 50.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 134 204
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £194 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.66% +65.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.05 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 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 16 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 16 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
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £363 - 1
Watford -1 7 £260 +15.55% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £231 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £190 -
Baldock - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 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 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Manufacturing
3 20 (33.90%) MS Excel
4 19 (32.20%) VPN
5 18 (30.51%) Windows XP
5 18 (30.51%) OpenView
5 18 (30.51%) MS Office
5 18 (30.51%) OVSD
6 17 (28.81%) SQL
7 16 (27.12%) Internet
8 15 (25.42%) UNIX
8 15 (25.42%) SAN
8 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
9 13 (22.03%) IBM
10 12 (20.34%) ITIL
10 12 (20.34%) VMware
11 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
11 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
11 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
12 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (16.95%) Oracle
13 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
14 8 (13.56%) Degree
14 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
15 7 (11.86%) Cisco
15 7 (11.86%) NetApp
15 7 (11.86%) Java
15 7 (11.86%) HPUX
15 7 (11.86%) Telecoms

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) MQSeries
2 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.78%) IBM Notes
5 3 (5.08%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.69%) Lync
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (33.90%) MS Excel
2 18 (30.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) VPN
2 16 (27.12%) Internet
3 15 (25.42%) SAN
4 5 (8.47%) NAS
4 5 (8.47%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (6.78%) Firewall
5 4 (6.78%) DNS
6 3 (5.08%) LAN
6 3 (5.08%) WAN
7 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.39%) MPLS
8 1 (1.69%) OSPF
8 1 (1.69%) BGP
8 1 (1.69%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.69%) DHCP
8 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.69%) HTTP
8 1 (1.69%) PPP
8 1 (1.69%) VoIP
8 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.17%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (10.17%) DB2
3 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.39%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (10.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (35.59%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.86%) Retail
2 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.17%) Finance
4 3 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Analyst
2 18 (30.51%) Service Analyst
3 17 (28.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Tester
5 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Services Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.39%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) HTML
1 6 (10.17%) J2EE
1 6 (10.17%) XML
1 6 (10.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Replication
3 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.78%) HP Superdome
4 2 (3.39%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 18 (30.51%) Windows XP
3 15 (25.42%) UNIX
4 7 (11.86%) HPUX
5 6 (10.17%) Linux
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.69%) Android
8 1 (1.69%) Solaris
8 1 (1.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) ITIL
2 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
2 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
2 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
2 6 (10.17%) System Testing
3 4 (6.78%) Manual Testing
3 4 (6.78%) Software Deployment
3 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
3 4 (6.78%) ETL
4 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.08%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.08%) Data Entry
5 2 (3.39%) Functional Testing
5 2 (3.39%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.39%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.39%) Validation
5 2 (3.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) Java
3 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.17%) Perl
4 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.78%) VB
6 1 (1.69%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) Tcl
6 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) Degree
4 6 (10.17%) ISEB
4 6 (10.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.08%) MCP
6 3 (5.08%) MCDST
7 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.69%) MCITP
8 1 (1.69%) MCSE
8 1 (1.69%) MBA
8 1 (1.69%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) vSphere
4 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.69%) XenApp
5 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.69%) VMFS
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.69%) KVM
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.69%) Xen
5 1 (1.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (30.51%) OpenView
1 18 (30.51%) OVSD
2 7 (11.86%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.69%) MOM
4 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) IBM
2 12 (20.34%) VMware
3 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.95%) Oracle
5 7 (11.86%) Cisco
5 7 (11.86%) NetApp
6 6 (10.17%) WatchGuard
7 5 (8.47%) CommVault
8 4 (6.78%) Lotus
8 4 (6.78%) Informatica
9 3 (5.08%) McAfee
9 3 (5.08%) EMC
10 2 (3.39%) Dell
10 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.39%) Citrix
10 2 (3.39%) Juniper
10 2 (3.39%) Sophos
10 2 (3.39%) Websense
10 2 (3.39%) Brocade
10 2 (3.39%) Lumension
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