The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 17 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing HP 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.17% 3.09% -
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 6.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
HP
Leicestershire

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

Vendors Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56 81 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 44.44% 50.00% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 17
Average daily rate £323 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £225 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.71% +159.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Migration
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) NetApp
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) SAN
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (12.50%) Service Management
8 2 (12.50%) IBM
8 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (12.50%) AIX
8 2 (12.50%) C
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Keyword-Driven Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.25%) HP Helion
9 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
9 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (6.25%) iPad
9 1 (6.25%) 3PAR

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Storage Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Server Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Backup Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) SAN Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) NetApp
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade
4 1 (6.25%) 3PAR