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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 23 27 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Contract jobs citing HP 39 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.16% 5.72% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 10.68% 10.33% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £190 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £492 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £326 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.20
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
365 426 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 57.66% 55.40% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 183 125
Average daily rate £400 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £187 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 14
Average hourly rate £14.85 £23.86 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.74% +36.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +12 15 £450 +5.88% 1
Welwyn Garden City +11 5 £375 -23.46% 2
Rickmansworth +2 4 £363 -
Stevenage - 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead -7 1 - - 3
Hertford - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 52 (58.43%) Windows
2 40 (44.94%) VMware
3 32 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
5 26 (29.21%) Hyper-V
6 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (23.60%) Cisco
9 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (19.10%) Dell
10 17 (19.10%) MS Office
10 17 (19.10%) ITIL
11 16 (17.98%) Windows XP
11 16 (17.98%) TCP/IP
11 16 (17.98%) Project Management
11 16 (17.98%) vSphere
12 15 (16.85%) Finance
12 15 (16.85%) Active Directory
12 15 (16.85%) OpenView
13 14 (15.73%) NetApp
13 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
14 13 (14.61%) UNIX
14 13 (14.61%) Oracle
14 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
14 13 (14.61%) Citrix
14 13 (14.61%) VPN
14 13 (14.61%) VMware ESX
15 12 (13.48%) DNS
15 12 (13.48%) SQL
15 12 (13.48%) MS Excel

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.24%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.49%) WorkSite
5 4 (4.49%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.37%) IIS
6 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.25%) Apache
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.12%) Confluence
8 1 (1.12%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (19.10%) MS Office
2 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Office 365
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.25%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.61%) VPN
3 12 (13.48%) DNS
4 10 (11.24%) WAN
4 10 (11.24%) LAN
4 10 (11.24%) Firewall
5 9 (10.11%) Internet
5 9 (10.11%) DHCP
6 8 (8.99%) SAN
7 5 (5.62%) MPLS
7 5 (5.62%) SSH
8 4 (4.49%) NAS
9 3 (3.37%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (3.37%) LDAP
10 2 (2.25%) X.25
10 2 (2.25%) Wireless
10 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.25%) FTP
10 2 (2.25%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (2.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.49%) Big Data
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.25%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.49%) JIRA
3 3 (3.37%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) Gerrit
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) French Language
2 4 (4.49%) German Language
3 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.37%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (25.84%) Analyst
2 10 (11.24%) Architect
2 10 (11.24%) Project Manager
2 10 (11.24%) Service Analyst
2 10 (11.24%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Consultant
3 8 (8.99%) Data Centre Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.62%) Senior Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Applications Architect
6 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Integration Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Integration Project Manager
6 4 (4.49%) AWS Consultant
7 3 (3.37%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) Web Services
2 4 (4.49%) Application Packaging
3 3 (3.37%) SAP PI
3 3 (3.37%) .NET
4 2 (2.25%) XML
5 1 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) PKI
3 4 (4.49%) Celerra
3 4 (4.49%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.49%) CLARiiON
3 4 (4.49%) Symmetrix
3 4 (4.49%) EMC Centera
4 3 (3.37%) Clustering
4 3 (3.37%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.25%) iPad
5 2 (2.25%) Tandem
5 2 (2.25%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.25%) Wiki
6 1 (1.12%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.12%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (58.43%) Windows
2 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (17.98%) Windows XP
6 13 (14.61%) UNIX
7 10 (11.24%) Windows 7
7 10 (11.24%) Linux
8 7 (7.87%) Android
8 7 (7.87%) Solaris
9 5 (5.62%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.37%) VMS
11 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.12%) SUSE
12 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.12%) HPUX
12 1 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) ITIL
2 16 (17.98%) Project Management
3 9 (10.11%) Migration
4 8 (8.99%) Risk Management
4 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.87%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.74%) Change Control
6 6 (6.74%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.62%) Scrum
7 5 (5.62%) Network Design
7 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (4.49%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.49%) Wealth Management
8 4 (4.49%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.49%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.49%) Service Management
8 4 (4.49%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.48%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.49%) Python
3 4 (4.49%) Perl
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) Bourne shell
4 3 (3.37%) C-shell
5 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.25%) C
5 2 (2.25%) COBOL
6 1 (1.12%) Java
6 1 (1.12%) VBScript
6 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.12%) R
6 1 (1.12%) Korn
6 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
1 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) CCNA
3 4 (4.49%) MCP
3 4 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.12%) CCNP
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 32 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (29.21%) Hyper-V
3 16 (17.98%) vSphere
4 15 (16.85%) Active Directory
5 13 (14.61%) VMware ESX
6 7 (7.87%) XenApp
7 4 (4.49%) XenServer
8 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) OpenView
2 7 (7.87%) OVSD
3 5 (5.62%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (4.49%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.37%) SCCM
5 3 (3.37%) SCOM
6 2 (2.25%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.25%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.25%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.12%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (1.12%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 40 (44.94%) VMware
2 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
3 21 (23.60%) Cisco
4 17 (19.10%) Dell
5 14 (15.73%) NetApp
6 13 (14.61%) Citrix
6 13 (14.61%) Oracle
7 8 (8.99%) EMC
8 7 (7.87%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.87%) Apple
8 7 (7.87%) 3PAR
9 6 (6.74%) Brocade
10 5 (5.62%) Sun
10 5 (5.62%) Veeam
11 4 (4.49%) Lotus
12 3 (3.37%) Metastorm
12 3 (3.37%) SAP
12 3 (3.37%) Nintex
13 2 (2.25%) BMC
14 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
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