The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 41 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 36 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.56% 2.37% 3.16%
As % of the Vendors category 8.04% 5.29% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 20
Average daily rate
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£315 £344 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.36% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £460 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £150.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +10.34%
HP
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
448 416 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 44.36% 44.83% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 230 269
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £125 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 19
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £20.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 28 (44.44%) Cisco
2 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 23 (36.51%) Windows
3 21 (33.33%) VMware
4 17 (26.98%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (23.81%) MS Exchange
6 14 (22.22%) ITIL
6 14 (22.22%) NetApp
7 13 (20.63%) SAN
7 13 (20.63%) BMC
7 13 (20.63%) vSphere
7 13 (20.63%) Hyper-V
8 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (19.05%) WLAN
8 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 12 (19.05%) SQL
9 11 (17.46%) VPN
9 11 (17.46%) CCNP
9 11 (17.46%) Firewall
9 11 (17.46%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (17.46%) TippingPoint
9 11 (17.46%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (15.87%) Retail
10 10 (15.87%) IBM
10 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
10 10 (15.87%) Oracle
11 9 (14.29%) MySQL
11 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 9 (14.29%) EMC
11 9 (14.29%) Wireless

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) Lync
3 4 (6.35%) NetWeaver
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.76%) SAS
5 2 (3.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) WorkSite
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.17%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) SAP CRM
1 6 (9.52%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) SAN
2 12 (19.05%) WLAN
3 11 (17.46%) VPN
3 11 (17.46%) Firewall
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
5 9 (14.29%) Wireless
6 8 (12.70%) IPsec
6 8 (12.70%) MPLS
7 6 (9.52%) BGP
7 6 (9.52%) DMZ
7 6 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (9.52%) EIGRP
8 4 (6.35%) DNS
8 4 (6.35%) DHCP
9 3 (4.76%) LAN
9 3 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.76%) DMVPN
10 2 (3.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.17%) IDOL
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.17%) JMeter
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (15.87%) Retail
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Functional Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Network Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Tester
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Release Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) UNIX Operator
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Performance Tester
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) XMPP
2 4 (6.35%) SAP Basis
3 2 (3.17%) SOAP
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) .NET
4 1 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) NHS
2 2 (3.17%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) Statistics
3 1 (1.59%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.94%) Linux
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.35%) UNIX
4 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.76%) Solaris
6 2 (3.17%) AIX
6 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) Network Design
3 8 (12.70%) Data Management
3 8 (12.70%) Master Data Management
3 8 (12.70%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (9.52%) CRM
4 6 (9.52%) Release Management
5 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.35%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.76%) Service Management
7 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.76%) High Availability
8 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.17%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Document Management
8 2 (3.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) Lisp
3 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.59%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) C
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) C++
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (17.46%) CCNP
3 8 (12.70%) CCDP
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.35%) SAP Certification
5 4 (6.35%) MCSE
6 3 (4.76%) MCSA
6 3 (4.76%) CCNA
6 3 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) MCITP
8 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.59%) Degree
8 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9002
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Hyper-V
1 13 (20.63%) vSphere
2 11 (17.46%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.70%) Xen
5 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (26.98%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (9.52%) SCOM
2 6 (9.52%) OPNET
2 6 (9.52%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (7.94%) SCCM
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.17%) OpenView
5 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.17%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.59%) Nagios
6 1 (1.59%) OVSD
6 1 (1.59%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.59%) Puppet
6 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Cisco
2 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
3 21 (33.33%) VMware
4 14 (22.22%) NetApp
5 13 (20.63%) BMC
6 11 (17.46%) TippingPoint
7 10 (15.87%) IBM
7 10 (15.87%) Oracle
8 9 (14.29%) EMC
9 7 (11.11%) Citrix
10 6 (9.52%) SAP
10 6 (9.52%) Blue Coat
10 6 (9.52%) F5
11 5 (7.94%) Dell
12 4 (6.35%) Brocade
13 3 (4.76%) Dot Hill
13 3 (4.76%) Motorola
13 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
14 2 (3.17%) Symantec
14 2 (3.17%) Remedy