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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 42 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing HP 1 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 2.50% 5.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 5.95% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 13
Average daily rate
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£610 £388 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.41% +127.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £16.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +18.18%
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
147 84 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 52.88% 42.00% 46.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 42 75
Average daily rate £400 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Average hourly rate £9.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 3 March 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
Aylesford - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Dover - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) iPad
7 2 (16.67%) HP SIM
7 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (16.67%) XenApp
7 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 2 (16.67%) Veeam
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) VLAN
7 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
7 2 (16.67%) iPhone
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Deskside Support
2 2 (16.67%) Deskside Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Deskside Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) iPhone
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) HP ASE
3 1 (8.33%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (41.67%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) DFS Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Lotus
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (8.33%) TippingPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Intel
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp