The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 33 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing HP 12 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.03% 9.09% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 6.38% 24.37% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 1
Average daily rate
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£331 £275 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.24% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.07% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £32.47 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
HP
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
188 119 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 47.47% 37.30% 54.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 55 65
Average daily rate £395 £275 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% -8.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £29.75 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.30% +61.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.96 £33.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
Blackpool -6 6 £321 +23.41% 2
Lytham St Annes 0 3 £357 +29.84%
Preston - 2 £341 - 1
Chorley - 1 - -
Blackburn - - - -
Burnley - - - -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (47.37%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) XenApp
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) Compaq
5 4 (21.05%) Dell
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) XenServer
5 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) vSphere
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) MCSE
6 3 (15.79%) HPUX
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Smartcard
7 2 (10.53%) McAfee

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle 9iAS
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) PuTTY
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Toad
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.26%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Environment Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.26%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Customer Service Representative
3 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Director
3 1 (5.26%) Test Environment Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Server Support
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
1 2 (10.53%) Smartcard
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.53%) HP Superdome
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) Economics
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) HPUX
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Content Management
3 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) QMS
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) COBOL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PMP
4 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) BS25999
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (26.32%) XenApp
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) XenServer
2 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
2 4 (21.05%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Compaq
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) AppSense
4 2 (10.53%) McAfee
4 2 (10.53%) Stellent
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Axway
5 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.26%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.26%) Intel
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Borland
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