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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 35 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing HP 2 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 2.12% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 5.13% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 11
Median daily rate - £375 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +74.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.45 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.29
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +1.24%
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
117 117 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 48.15% 41.34% 51.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 78 93
Median daily rate £325 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £201 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £14.45 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.89% +5.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aylesford - 1 - -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for HP.

1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Wiki
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (36.36%) QlikView
5 4 (36.36%) IronPort
5 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
5 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 4 (36.36%) Clustering
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) Informatica
5 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Siebel
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (18.18%) WLAN
6 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (36.36%) QlikView
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Server Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) ArcSight Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
1 1 (9.09%) Change Management
1 1 (9.09%) Content Development
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
1 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
1 1 (9.09%) System Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 14001
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Informatica
2 4 (36.36%) IronPort
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Siebel
3 2 (18.18%) 3Com
3 2 (18.18%) BT
3 2 (18.18%) NETGEAR
4 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Mitel