The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 45 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 17 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.62% 2.88% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 8.63% 7.00% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 3
Average daily rate £364 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £488 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +10.34%
HP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
197 100 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.91% 41.15% 50.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 47 54
Average daily rate £330 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £196 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Kent region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Kent region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

HP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tunbridge Wells - 7 £376 -
Tonbridge -8 2 £650 +33.33%
Maidstone - 1 £203 -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 16 (57.14%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) SAN
3 11 (39.29%) VMware
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
5 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
5 9 (32.14%) Citrix
5 9 (32.14%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) IIS
6 8 (28.57%) DNS
6 8 (28.57%) VMware ESX
6 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 7 (25.00%) Analytics
7 7 (25.00%) DevOps
7 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
7 7 (25.00%) DHCP
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 6 (21.43%) WAN
9 5 (17.86%) Wireless
9 5 (17.86%) EMC
9 5 (17.86%) NetApp
9 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
9 5 (17.86%) Apache
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) SCCM

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (28.57%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.71%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (10.71%) OpenStack
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Heroku
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) SAN
3 8 (28.57%) DNS
4 7 (25.00%) DHCP
5 6 (21.43%) LAN
5 6 (21.43%) WAN
6 5 (17.86%) Wireless
7 4 (14.29%) LDAP
7 4 (14.29%) Network Security
8 3 (10.71%) DMZ
8 3 (10.71%) Internet
8 3 (10.71%) VLAN
8 3 (10.71%) VPN
9 2 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (7.14%) VoIP
10 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
2 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (10.71%) Neo4j
3 3 (10.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) Kafka
3 1 (3.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Grid Computing
2 3 (10.71%) Wiki
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) Unix
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Analytics
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps
2 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (14.29%) SIEM
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Line Management
3 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.71%) Use Case
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Perl
3 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.71%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) XenServer
4 3 (10.71%) Docker
4 3 (10.71%) vCloud
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (14.29%) SCOM
2 4 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 4 (14.29%) WSUS
3 3 (10.71%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (10.71%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.71%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) Citrix
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) EMC
4 5 (17.86%) NetApp
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 4 (14.29%) Dell
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) Siebel
6 3 (10.71%) ArcSight
6 3 (10.71%) Informatica
6 3 (10.71%) IronPort
6 3 (10.71%) New Relic
6 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.71%) Splunk
7 2 (7.14%) Aruba
7 2 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.57%) Brocade
8 1 (3.57%) Ektron