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 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 126 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 446 461 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.94% 2.06% 1.99%
As % of the Vendors category 4.72% 4.65% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 295 329
Average daily rate £440 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.09 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.20 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +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
9457 9916 10309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.10% 44.26% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6407 6410 6718
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 218 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.69
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 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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 91 £450 - 22
Croydon -7 6 £325 -26.76% 2
Hayes - 4 £425 -
Docklands, London +5 2 £91 -79.88%
Ilford +2 2 - - 1
Bromley -16 2 £275 -18.21%
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Chessington +3 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £120 -
Lewisham - 1 £400 -
Wimbledon - 1 £175 -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 291 (37.89%) Windows
2 281 (36.59%) Finance
3 246 (32.03%) VMware
4 235 (30.60%) Microsoft
5 171 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 169 (22.01%) Active Directory
7 168 (21.88%) SQL
8 164 (21.35%) Linux
9 154 (20.05%) ITIL
10 150 (19.53%) SAN
11 149 (19.40%) HP Quality Center
12 148 (19.27%) Windows Server
13 133 (17.32%) Unix
14 131 (17.06%) Citrix
15 128 (16.67%) Cisco
16 126 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
17 121 (15.76%) Oracle
18 117 (15.23%) IBM
18 117 (15.23%) Banking
19 112 (14.58%) SQL Server
20 101 (13.15%) Windows Server 2012
21 92 (11.98%) PowerShell
22 87 (11.33%) EMC
23 83 (10.81%) Red Hat
24 79 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
25 78 (10.16%) MS Office
26 76 (9.90%) Data Centre
27 75 (9.77%) SharePoint
28 73 (9.51%) MS Excel
28 73 (9.51%) DNS

HP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 75 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 58 (7.55%) MS Exchange
3 30 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (2.47%) OpenStack
6 14 (1.82%) IIS
7 13 (1.69%) Skype for Business
8 12 (1.56%) Apache
9 9 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.04%) Confluence
10 8 (1.04%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.91%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.78%) JBoss
12 6 (0.78%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 5 (0.65%) CMS
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.65%) Smallworld
14 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 78 (10.16%) MS Office
2 73 (9.51%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.69%) MS Project
4 8 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) HipChat
5 2 (0.26%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (3.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.65%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) BASE24
5 1 (0.13%) Exstream
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.60%) Office 365
4 8 (1.04%) SaaS
5 7 (0.91%) IaaS
6 6 (0.78%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.65%) PaaS
8 4 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 150 (19.53%) SAN
2 73 (9.51%) DNS
3 69 (8.98%) Firewall
4 45 (5.86%) WAN
5 42 (5.47%) LAN
5 42 (5.47%) NAS
6 39 (5.08%) NetScaler
7 38 (4.95%) DHCP
7 38 (4.95%) TCP/IP
8 33 (4.30%) VPN
9 31 (4.04%) LDAP
10 23 (2.99%) HTTP
11 19 (2.47%) Internet
12 17 (2.21%) Fibre Channel
12 17 (2.21%) Network Security
12 17 (2.21%) Wireless
13 14 (1.82%) FTP
14 13 (1.69%) iSCSI
14 13 (1.69%) VLAN
14 13 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.56%) MySQL
3 31 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.43%) DB2
10 8 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.91%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.78%) Big Data
12 6 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.65%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.65%) SAP Data Services
14 4 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 64 (8.33%) JIRA
2 49 (6.38%) HP UFT
3 45 (5.86%) LoadRunner
4 38 (4.95%) Selenium
5 30 (3.91%) SoapUI
6 27 (3.52%) Toad
7 21 (2.73%) Jenkins
8 20 (2.60%) JUnit
9 19 (2.47%) Git (software)
10 17 (2.21%) JMeter
10 17 (2.21%) Maven
11 15 (1.95%) Cucumber
12 14 (1.82%) Subversion
13 9 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (1.04%) LSMW
15 7 (0.91%) Zephyr
16 6 (0.78%) ClearCase
16 6 (0.78%) Eclipse
16 6 (0.78%) NUnit
General
1 281 (36.59%) Finance
2 117 (15.23%) Banking
3 37 (4.82%) Financial Institution
3 37 (4.82%) Investment Banking
4 17 (2.21%) Games
4 17 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.95%) Retail
6 10 (1.30%) Front Office
6 10 (1.30%) Legal
7 9 (1.17%) Advertising
8 8 (1.04%) Law
9 5 (0.65%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.52%) Back Office
10 4 (0.52%) Local Government
11 3 (0.39%) Billing
11 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (21.88%) Analyst
2 85 (11.07%) Test Analyst
3 72 (9.38%) Administrator
4 60 (7.81%) Architect
5 50 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 48 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 41 (5.34%) Test Manager
8 36 (4.69%) Tester
9 33 (4.30%) Consultant
10 30 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
11 29 (3.78%) Server Engineer
12 27 (3.52%) VMware Engineer
13 24 (3.13%) Support Engineer
13 24 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
14 23 (2.99%) Support Analyst
15 20 (2.60%) Developer
16 19 (2.47%) Citrix Engineer
17 18 (2.34%) Systems Engineer
17 18 (2.34%) Test Engineer
17 18 (2.34%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.43%) XML
2 33 (4.30%) SOAP
3 32 (4.17%) Web Services
4 31 (4.04%) .NET
5 23 (2.99%) HTML
6 20 (2.60%) Middleware
7 13 (1.69%) JSON
8 10 (1.30%) REST
9 7 (0.91%) CSS
9 7 (0.91%) LAMP
9 7 (0.91%) WSDL
10 6 (0.78%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.78%) Ajax
10 6 (0.78%) EDI
10 6 (0.78%) JMS
10 6 (0.78%) jQuery
10 6 (0.78%) XSD
10 6 (0.78%) XSL
10 6 (0.78%) XSLT
11 5 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 55 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.43%) Clustering
3 34 (4.43%) Management Information System
4 30 (3.91%) Blackberry
5 17 (2.21%) Private Cloud
5 17 (2.21%) Replication
6 16 (2.08%) Hedge funds
7 14 (1.82%) Fixed Income
7 14 (1.82%) SWIFT
8 13 (1.69%) Derivative
9 12 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.56%) HP Storage
10 11 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
10 11 (1.43%) IBM XIV
10 11 (1.43%) User Experience
11 10 (1.30%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.04%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 291 (37.89%) Windows
2 164 (21.35%) Linux
3 148 (19.27%) Windows Server
4 133 (17.32%) Unix
5 101 (13.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (8.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 60 (7.81%) Solaris
9 59 (7.68%) Windows 7
10 38 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 37 (4.82%) AIX
12 16 (2.08%) SUSE
13 14 (1.82%) VMS
13 14 (1.82%) Windows 8
13 14 (1.82%) Windows XP
14 13 (1.69%) CentOS
15 9 (1.17%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (1.04%) Android
17 6 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (20.05%) ITIL
2 126 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (9.38%) Project Management
4 71 (9.24%) Test Scripting
5 64 (8.33%) Migration
6 60 (7.81%) Functional Testing
7 53 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 49 (6.38%) Open Source
8 49 (6.38%) Test Management
9 45 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 44 (5.73%) Waterfall
11 43 (5.60%) Change Management
12 42 (5.47%) Defect Management
12 42 (5.47%) Service Management
12 42 (5.47%) Software Testing
13 41 (5.34%) Non-Functional Testing
14 40 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (4.95%) SDLC
15 38 (4.95%) Test Automation
16 37 (4.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (21.88%) SQL
2 92 (11.98%) PowerShell
3 55 (7.16%) Python
4 53 (6.90%) Perl
5 51 (6.64%) Java
6 39 (5.08%) Shell Script
7 32 (4.17%) C#
8 24 (3.13%) C
9 22 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 22 (2.86%) JavaScript
10 18 (2.34%) PHP
10 18 (2.34%) VBScript
11 15 (1.95%) Ruby
12 11 (1.43%) VB
13 10 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.17%) VBA
15 6 (0.78%) ABAP
16 5 (0.65%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.52%) C++
18 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (8.72%) ISEB
2 64 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 62 (8.07%) Security Cleared
4 51 (6.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 28 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (3.65%) Degree
5 28 (3.65%) DV Cleared
6 26 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (2.73%) SC Cleared
8 17 (2.21%) CTC Cleared
9 16 (2.08%) CCNA
10 14 (1.82%) CCNP
11 12 (1.56%) CISSP
11 12 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (1.43%) CISM
12 11 (1.43%) MCSE
12 11 (1.43%) RHCE
13 10 (1.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 9 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.78%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.99%) QA
2 26 (3.39%) SLA
3 7 (0.91%) SEPA
4 6 (0.78%) HL7
5 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.39%) COBIT
6 3 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) BS7799
8 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) FINREP
8 1 (0.13%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9002
8 1 (0.13%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.13%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.13%) MiFID
8 1 (0.13%) P3O
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 171 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 169 (22.01%) Active Directory
3 51 (6.64%) vSphere
3 51 (6.64%) XenApp
4 35 (4.56%) Hyper-V
4 35 (4.56%) XenDesktop
5 32 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 31 (4.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 29 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (2.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 17 (2.21%) KVM
9 17 (2.21%) NFS
10 14 (1.82%) Firmware
11 9 (1.17%) Xen
12 7 (0.91%) RHEV
13 6 (0.78%) DFS Replication
13 6 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.78%) vCloud
13 6 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 149 (19.40%) HP Quality Center
2 71 (9.24%) SCCM
3 47 (6.12%) Puppet
4 43 (5.60%) SCOM
5 28 (3.65%) HP SIM
6 23 (2.99%) Control-M
7 22 (2.86%) NetBackup
8 19 (2.47%) OpenView
9 17 (2.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 16 (2.08%) Backup Exec
11 15 (1.95%) Nagios
11 15 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 11 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
13 10 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (1.17%) EdgeSight
14 9 (1.17%) Tivoli
14 9 (1.17%) WSUS
15 6 (0.78%) Nessus
15 6 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
16 5 (0.65%) Nmap
Vendors
1 246 (32.03%) VMware
2 235 (30.60%) Microsoft
3 131 (17.06%) Citrix
4 128 (16.67%) Cisco
5 121 (15.76%) Oracle
6 117 (15.23%) IBM
7 87 (11.33%) EMC
8 83 (10.81%) Red Hat
9 64 (8.33%) Dell
10 58 (7.55%) NetApp
11 42 (5.47%) Veritas
12 35 (4.56%) Cognos
13 28 (3.65%) CheckPoint
14 24 (3.13%) Bloomberg
14 24 (3.13%) SAP
15 23 (2.99%) Sun
16 22 (2.86%) 3PAR
16 22 (2.86%) BMC
17 21 (2.73%) CA
17 21 (2.73%) Reuters
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Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
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onezeero.
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + expenses
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Rate: From £100 to £200 per day
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City of London
iKas International
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City of London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Rate: Up to £450 Per Day Maximum
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City of London
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