The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 86 100 72
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Contract jobs citing HP 517 509 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.13% 2.05% 2.67%
As % of the Vendors category 4.66% 4.44% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 310 394
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 40
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £32.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
HP
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11091 11466 11840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.78% 46.29% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6965 7369 7164
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 259 345
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in London

HP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in London

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in London

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in London

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in London

HP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
City of London +17 114 £400 +1.58% 34
Croydon +7 10 £345 -14.86%
Docklands, London +8 5 £525 +20.00%
Greenford - 4 - -
Twickenham -1 2 £450 +114.28%
Feltham - 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf +15 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £175 -
Bromley -1 1 - -
Hounslow -2 1 £465 +37.77%
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 403 (40.96%) Windows
2 302 (30.69%) VMware
3 277 (28.15%) Finance
4 269 (27.34%) Microsoft
5 261 (26.52%) Active Directory
6 201 (20.43%) Cisco
7 194 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 188 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 185 (18.80%) SAN
10 183 (18.60%) ITIL
11 175 (17.78%) UNIX
12 165 (16.77%) HP Quality Center
13 162 (16.46%) Oracle
14 160 (16.26%) SQL
15 149 (15.14%) Linux
16 143 (14.53%) Banking
17 138 (14.02%) Citrix
18 132 (13.41%) DNS
19 128 (13.01%) MS Exchange
20 124 (12.60%) Windows Server 2003
21 121 (12.30%) Firewall
21 121 (12.30%) Security Cleared
22 119 (12.09%) IBM
23 108 (10.98%) EMC
24 97 (9.86%) vSphere
25 96 (9.76%) MS Excel
26 92 (9.35%) MS Office
26 92 (9.35%) DHCP
27 83 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
28 82 (8.33%) Migration

HP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 128 (13.01%) MS Exchange
2 83 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (7.01%) SharePoint
4 41 (4.17%) IIS
5 31 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (2.54%) WebSphere
8 19 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (1.52%) Apache
10 14 (1.42%) Lync
11 13 (1.32%) IBM Notes
12 12 (1.22%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.81%) MQSeries
14 7 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.51%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.51%) Documentum
15 5 (0.51%) CMS
15 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 96 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 92 (9.35%) MS Office
3 26 (2.64%) MS Project
4 21 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (3.46%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.20%) Summit
7 2 (0.20%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.10%) Eikon
8 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.32%) IaaS
3 11 (1.12%) Office 365
4 9 (0.91%) PaaS
5 7 (0.71%) SaaS
6 5 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 185 (18.80%) SAN
2 132 (13.41%) DNS
3 121 (12.30%) Firewall
4 92 (9.35%) DHCP
5 80 (8.13%) TCP/IP
6 73 (7.42%) WAN
7 67 (6.81%) LAN
8 66 (6.71%) VPN
9 41 (4.17%) Wireless
10 37 (3.76%) iSCSI
11 34 (3.46%) VLAN
12 33 (3.35%) NAS
13 31 (3.15%) Fibre Channel
14 30 (3.05%) Network Security
14 30 (3.05%) LDAP
15 27 (2.74%) Multicast
16 26 (2.64%) SNMP
17 23 (2.34%) MPLS
18 22 (2.24%) HTTP
18 22 (2.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
3 21 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 18 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (1.42%) MySQL
6 14 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.22%) DB2
8 9 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (0.91%) RDBMS
8 9 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.81%) VLDB
9 8 (0.81%) DbVisualizer
10 5 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (0.41%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (0.41%) OLAP
12 3 (0.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (4.78%) LoadRunner
2 46 (4.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 37 (3.76%) JIRA
4 21 (2.13%) Selenium
5 16 (1.63%) SoapUI
6 14 (1.42%) Cucumber
7 12 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.12%) WebDriver
9 10 (1.02%) Rational Performance Tester
9 10 (1.02%) JMeter
10 8 (0.81%) Toad
11 6 (0.61%) Ant
11 6 (0.61%) Maven
11 6 (0.61%) FitNesse
11 6 (0.61%) Fiddler
11 6 (0.61%) Apache Ivy
11 6 (0.61%) eggPlant
12 5 (0.51%) Subversion
12 5 (0.51%) JUnit
12 5 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 277 (28.15%) Finance
2 143 (14.53%) Banking
3 66 (6.71%) Investment Banking
4 55 (5.59%) Financial Institution
5 34 (3.46%) Retail
5 34 (3.46%) Legal
6 23 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.13%) Back Office
8 13 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.22%) Law
10 10 (1.02%) Front Office
11 6 (0.61%) Publishing
12 5 (0.51%) German Language
12 5 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.41%) Marketing
13 4 (0.41%) French Language
13 4 (0.41%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.41%) Local Government
14 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 223 (22.66%) Analyst
2 77 (7.83%) Architect
3 76 (7.72%) Consultant
4 69 (7.01%) Administrator
5 68 (6.91%) Tester
6 65 (6.61%) Test Analyst
7 41 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 39 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
9 35 (3.56%) Infrastructure Architect
10 33 (3.35%) Project Manager
11 31 (3.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 30 (3.05%) Test Manager
13 27 (2.74%) Network Engineer
13 27 (2.74%) Support Analyst
14 26 (2.64%) Service Analyst
15 25 (2.54%) Server Administrator
16 24 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
16 24 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 23 (2.34%) Test Leader
18 22 (2.24%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (6.81%) .NET
2 41 (4.17%) HTML
3 35 (3.56%) ASP.NET
3 35 (3.56%) Web Services
4 33 (3.35%) XML
5 32 (3.25%) Middleware
6 20 (2.03%) JSP
7 14 (1.42%) J2EE
8 13 (1.32%) SOAP
9 9 (0.91%) Flash
9 9 (0.91%) REST
10 7 (0.71%) JMS
10 7 (0.71%) WAP
11 6 (0.61%) CSS
11 6 (0.61%) Application Packaging
11 6 (0.61%) jQuery
12 5 (0.51%) BAPI
12 5 (0.51%) Ajax
12 5 (0.51%) J2ME
12 5 (0.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.40%) Clustering
2 58 (5.89%) Replication
3 43 (4.37%) Blackberry
4 35 (3.56%) Hedge funds
5 32 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.64%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.44%) Fat Client
7 24 (2.44%) Thin Client
8 19 (1.93%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.63%) Derivative
9 16 (1.63%) iPad
10 15 (1.52%) SWIFT
11 14 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (1.32%) Statistics
12 13 (1.32%) AS400
13 12 (1.22%) CLARiiON
13 12 (1.22%) SecurID
14 11 (1.12%) Fixed Income
14 11 (1.12%) Open Source
14 11 (1.12%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 403 (40.96%) Windows
2 194 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 175 (17.78%) UNIX
4 149 (15.14%) Linux
5 124 (12.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 80 (8.13%) Windows 7
7 62 (6.30%) Solaris
8 59 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (5.89%) Windows XP
10 50 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (2.03%) AIX
12 19 (1.93%) Windows 2000
13 17 (1.73%) Windows 8
14 16 (1.63%) VMS
15 14 (1.42%) HPUX
16 12 (1.22%) SUSE
17 10 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
18 8 (0.81%) Windows Vista
19 7 (0.71%) CentOS
19 7 (0.71%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (18.60%) ITIL
2 82 (8.33%) Migration
3 79 (8.03%) Service Management
4 78 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 78 (7.93%) Test Scripting
5 69 (7.01%) Project Management
6 60 (6.10%) Service Delivery
7 57 (5.79%) Change Management
8 56 (5.69%) Test Automation
9 54 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 47 (4.78%) Software Testing
11 42 (4.27%) Load Balancing
11 42 (4.27%) Test Strategy
12 40 (4.07%) Test Management
13 38 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (3.66%) Incident Management
15 35 (3.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (3.46%) Integration Testing
17 31 (3.15%) Performance Testing
17 31 (3.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 160 (16.26%) SQL
2 66 (6.71%) PowerShell
3 43 (4.37%) VB
4 42 (4.27%) Java
5 37 (3.76%) JavaScript
5 37 (3.76%) C
6 36 (3.66%) C#
7 34 (3.46%) Perl
8 31 (3.15%) VBScript
9 25 (2.54%) Bash Shell
10 23 (2.34%) VBA
11 22 (2.24%) Python
12 21 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.02%) Korn
14 7 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.61%) C++
15 6 (0.61%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.51%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.41%) Jython
17 4 (0.41%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 121 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 78 (7.93%) SC Cleared
3 77 (7.83%) ISEB
4 69 (7.01%) ISTQB
5 62 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (5.89%) DV Cleared
7 53 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (4.27%) Degree
9 40 (4.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 37 (3.76%) CCNP
11 33 (3.35%) MCSE
12 26 (2.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (2.24%) CCNA
14 21 (2.13%) MCITP
15 17 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (1.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 16 (1.63%) CISSP
17 13 (1.32%) MCP
17 13 (1.32%) CISM
18 12 (1.22%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.91%) SLA
2 49 (4.98%) QA
3 9 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.20%) Basel III
7 2 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.10%) Basel II
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 261 (26.52%) Active Directory
2 188 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (9.86%) vSphere
4 59 (6.00%) XenApp
5 50 (5.08%) Hyper-V
5 50 (5.08%) VMware ESX
6 35 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (2.85%) NFS
8 22 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (1.83%) vCloud
10 17 (1.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 16 (1.63%) XenDesktop
12 14 (1.42%) XenServer
13 12 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (1.02%) ISA Server
14 10 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 9 (0.91%) Xen
16 8 (0.81%) VMware Server
17 7 (0.71%) NDS
18 6 (0.61%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 165 (16.77%) HP Quality Center
2 69 (7.01%) SCCM
3 60 (6.10%) NetBackup
4 48 (4.88%) SCOM
5 37 (3.76%) OpenView
6 35 (3.56%) HP SIM
7 33 (3.35%) Backup Exec
8 25 (2.54%) Tivoli
8 25 (2.54%) Control-M
9 23 (2.34%) Nagios
10 15 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
10 15 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
10 15 (1.52%) Data Guard
11 13 (1.32%) DameWare
12 12 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
13 11 (1.12%) Puppet
14 9 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 8 (0.81%) Legato
15 8 (0.81%) Tivoli NetView
15 8 (0.81%) Netcool
Vendors
1 302 (30.69%) VMware
2 269 (27.34%) Microsoft
3 201 (20.43%) Cisco
4 162 (16.46%) Oracle
5 138 (14.02%) Citrix
6 119 (12.09%) IBM
7 108 (10.98%) EMC
8 80 (8.13%) Dell
9 75 (7.62%) NetApp
10 60 (6.10%) Symantec
11 57 (5.79%) F5
12 54 (5.49%) Red Hat
13 50 (5.08%) Juniper
14 44 (4.47%) Veritas
14 44 (4.47%) CheckPoint
15 35 (3.56%) 3PAR
16 34 (3.46%) Brocade
17 33 (3.35%) Sun
18 32 (3.25%) BMC
19 28 (2.85%) Websense
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180.00 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £297 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Clement May
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £260 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30.00 - £35.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125 - £145 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago