The first table below looks at the demand for HP APS in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP APS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Accredited Platform Specialist (HP APS)
Rank - 374 -
Contract jobs citing HP APS 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.032% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £125
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3841 3296 3905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.44% 15.23% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 1991 2296
Average daily rate £410 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 106 114
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.38 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.79 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
HP APS
England

HP APS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

HP APS Jobs Demand Trend in London

HP APS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

HP APS Daily Rate Trend in London

HP APS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

HP APS Hourly Rate Trend in London

HP APS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HP APS 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 APS.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Altiris
1 2 (100.00%) HP SIM
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Google Search Appliance
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

HP APS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HP APS 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 APS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec