The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leicestershire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 36 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.32% - 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 5.47% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£341 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.71 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.85%
Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
128 100 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 42.38% 40.32% 51.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 38
Average daily rate £350 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.70% +10.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £505 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.69 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
HP
East Midlands

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Leicester - 5 £331 -
Lutterworth - - - -
HP
East Midlands

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
1 12 (52.17%) ISEB
1 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
1 12 (52.17%) JIRA
2 11 (47.83%) QA
2 11 (47.83%) Use Case
3 10 (43.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (43.48%) IBM
3 10 (43.48%) SAP
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Marketing
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) VBScript
7 5 (21.74%) C++
7 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) SAP BW
7 5 (21.74%) Retail
7 5 (21.74%) Selenium
7 5 (21.74%) Sahi
8 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
9 3 (13.04%) ERP
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco
9 3 (13.04%) MS Office
9 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (13.04%) SCCM
10 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
10 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Junos
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) JIRA
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) Sahi
3 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) JMeter
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (30.43%) Marketing
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Web Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Web Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Manual Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP BW Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Server Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Spring
1 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
1 1 (4.35%) Java EE
1 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
2 11 (47.83%) Use Case
3 3 (13.04%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) VBScript
2 5 (21.74%) C++
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) ISEB
1 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
2 10 (43.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) IBM
1 10 (43.48%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Juniper
4 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle