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 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 77 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 24 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 2.01% 2.22%
As % of the Vendors category 4.42% 4.53% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 14
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £430 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+46.87% +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
543 596 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.76% 44.44% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 399 348
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.60 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.86 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £17.00
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 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 30 April 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 25 (37.31%) Linux
2 24 (35.82%) VMware
3 23 (34.33%) Windows
4 21 (31.34%) Cisco
5 20 (29.85%) Red Hat
5 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (23.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (22.39%) Selenium
8 15 (22.39%) .NET
9 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
9 14 (20.90%) HP UFT
10 13 (19.40%) LoadRunner
10 13 (19.40%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
11 11 (16.42%) Perl
12 10 (14.93%) Java
12 10 (14.93%) Python
12 10 (14.93%) Firewall
12 10 (14.93%) JIRA
12 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
12 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
13 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
13 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
13 9 (13.43%) Finance
13 9 (13.43%) Games
13 9 (13.43%) LAN
13 9 (13.43%) WAN
13 9 (13.43%) SAN
13 9 (13.43%) Cisco Certification

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (8.96%) Apache
1 6 (8.96%) Confluence
1 6 (8.96%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.97%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.49%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) LAN
2 9 (13.43%) SAN
2 9 (13.43%) WAN
3 6 (8.96%) OSPF
3 6 (8.96%) SNMP
4 5 (7.46%) DNS
4 5 (7.46%) Internet
4 5 (7.46%) VPN
5 4 (5.97%) BGP
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (5.97%) EIGRP
5 4 (5.97%) HSRP
5 4 (5.97%) VRRP
6 3 (4.48%) FTP
6 3 (4.48%) Intranet
6 3 (4.48%) MPLS
6 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) MySQL
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Informix
3 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.99%) Redis
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Selenium
2 14 (20.90%) HP UFT
3 13 (19.40%) LoadRunner
4 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
4 10 (14.93%) JIRA
5 8 (11.94%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.96%) JMeter
6 6 (8.96%) Subversion
7 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.48%) Hudson
8 3 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.49%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.49%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
1 9 (13.43%) Games
2 8 (11.94%) Publishing
3 3 (4.48%) Legal
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Architect
2 9 (13.43%) Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Test Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Design Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Test Leader
5 5 (7.46%) Agile Test Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Integration Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Web Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Web Test Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Applications Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Tester
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Design Leader
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (7.46%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.48%) Middleware
4 2 (2.99%) LAMP
4 2 (2.99%) Servlets
5 1 (1.49%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.94%) PKI
3 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.46%) Clustering
5 4 (5.97%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (5.97%) e-Learning
5 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (5.97%) IBM XIV
5 4 (5.97%) Video Editing
6 3 (4.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (4.48%) Learning Management System
6 3 (4.48%) Replication
6 3 (4.48%) Social Media
7 2 (2.99%) CLARiiON
7 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.49%) DataPower
8 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.49%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Linux
2 23 (34.33%) Windows
3 16 (23.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.96%) Mac OS X
6 5 (7.46%) Unix
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.99%) AIX
9 2 (2.99%) HPUX
9 2 (2.99%) SUSE
10 1 (1.49%) Android
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
3 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (10.45%) Load Testing
4 6 (8.96%) Analytics
4 6 (8.96%) DevOps
4 6 (8.96%) Functional Testing
4 6 (8.96%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (8.96%) Open Source
4 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
4 6 (8.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (8.96%) Web Development
5 5 (7.46%) Defect Management
5 5 (7.46%) Network Design
5 5 (7.46%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
6 4 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.97%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (5.97%) Integration Testing
6 4 (5.97%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) Perl
1 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
2 10 (14.93%) Java
2 10 (14.93%) Python
3 8 (11.94%) Ruby
4 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.96%) C
5 6 (8.96%) C#
5 6 (8.96%) SQL
6 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.94%) CCNP
3 7 (10.45%) ISEB
3 7 (10.45%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.46%) CCIE
4 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.48%) CCDP
6 3 (4.48%) Degree
6 3 (4.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.99%) CCDE
7 2 (2.99%) CCNA
7 2 (2.99%) CCSP
7 2 (2.99%) CISSP
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.49%) MCSA
8 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.45%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.97%) vSphere
5 3 (4.48%) vCloud
6 2 (2.99%) Firmware
6 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.99%) KVM
6 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.99%) Xen
7 1 (1.49%) Docker
7 1 (1.49%) NFS
7 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (10.45%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.96%) Puppet
3 6 (8.96%) TeamSite
4 5 (7.46%) Cacti
4 5 (7.46%) Graphite
4 5 (7.46%) Nagios
4 5 (7.46%) Opsview
4 5 (7.46%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (5.97%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (4.48%) Salt
7 2 (2.99%) Grafana
7 2 (2.99%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.49%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.49%) OPNET
8 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) VMware
2 21 (31.34%) Cisco
3 20 (29.85%) Red Hat
4 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.94%) BMC
5 8 (11.94%) F5
5 8 (11.94%) IBM
6 7 (10.45%) Riverbed
7 6 (8.96%) Palo Alto
7 6 (8.96%) TIBCO
7 6 (8.96%) Veritas
8 5 (7.46%) Infor
8 5 (7.46%) Oracle
8 5 (7.46%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.46%) Symantec
9 4 (5.97%) Adobe
9 4 (5.97%) Apple
9 4 (5.97%) Meraki
10 3 (4.48%) NetApp
10 3 (4.48%) Twitter