The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 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.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 95 106 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -37
Contract jobs citing HP 494 479 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.10% 1.97% 2.71%
As % of the Vendors category 4.65% 4.30% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 293 409
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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 £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 37
Average hourly rate £17.33 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.39% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £36.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -5.08%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10617 11136 11864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.15% 45.90% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6689 7083 7146
Average daily rate £423 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 287 339
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.33 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
HP
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 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
(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 +27 111 £378 -6.79% 30
Croydon +7 10 £290 -28.43% 2
Docklands, London +9 5 £525 +20.00%
Greenford - 4 - -
Canary Wharf +22 2 - -
Twickenham -2 2 £450 +114.28%
Hounslow +7 1 £465 +37.77%
Bromley 0 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 1 £175 -
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 396 (41.12%) Windows
2 303 (31.46%) VMware
3 273 (28.35%) Finance
4 255 (26.48%) Active Directory
5 247 (25.65%) Microsoft
6 212 (22.01%) Cisco
7 189 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 188 (19.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 186 (19.31%) ITIL
10 174 (18.07%) SAN
11 163 (16.93%) SQL
11 163 (16.93%) HP Quality Center
12 162 (16.82%) UNIX
13 155 (16.10%) Oracle
14 147 (15.26%) Linux
15 137 (14.23%) Banking
16 130 (13.50%) MS Exchange
17 129 (13.40%) DNS
18 127 (13.19%) Citrix
19 120 (12.46%) Firewall
20 111 (11.53%) IBM
21 108 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
22 107 (11.11%) Security Cleared
23 104 (10.80%) EMC
24 95 (9.87%) DHCP
25 89 (9.24%) vSphere
26 87 (9.03%) MS Office
27 86 (8.93%) Migration
28 85 (8.83%) Exchange Server 2010
29 84 (8.72%) MS Excel

HP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 130 (13.50%) MS Exchange
2 85 (8.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 35 (3.63%) IIS
5 28 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 28 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (2.80%) WebSphere
7 21 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (1.45%) Lync
8 14 (1.45%) IBM Notes
9 13 (1.35%) Apache
10 11 (1.14%) MQSeries
10 11 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.93%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.62%) CMS
13 5 (0.52%) Documentum
13 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.42%) TeamSite
Applications
1 87 (9.03%) MS Office
2 84 (8.72%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.39%) MS Project
4 20 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (2.28%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.62%) VisionPLUS
5 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.31%) Magento
6 3 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.21%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.21%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.21%) Summit
8 1 (0.10%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.10%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.10%) BASE24
8 1 (0.10%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.10%) CA Clarity
8 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.10%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.35%) IaaS
3 11 (1.14%) Office 365
4 9 (0.93%) SaaS
4 9 (0.93%) PaaS
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 174 (18.07%) SAN
2 129 (13.40%) DNS
3 120 (12.46%) Firewall
4 95 (9.87%) DHCP
5 75 (7.79%) WAN
6 73 (7.58%) TCP/IP
7 67 (6.96%) VPN
8 65 (6.75%) LAN
9 43 (4.47%) Wireless
10 39 (4.05%) iSCSI
11 36 (3.74%) VLAN
12 34 (3.53%) Multicast
13 32 (3.32%) NAS
14 29 (3.01%) Network Security
14 29 (3.01%) Fibre Channel
15 28 (2.91%) LDAP
16 26 (2.70%) VoIP
17 24 (2.49%) MPLS
18 23 (2.39%) Internet
18 23 (2.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.39%) Oracle Database
3 22 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
4 21 (2.18%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.66%) MySQL
5 16 (1.66%) DB2
6 15 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.14%) DbVisualizer
8 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (1.04%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (0.83%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.83%) VLDB
10 8 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.52%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.42%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (0.42%) OLAP
12 4 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 56 (5.82%) LoadRunner
2 52 (5.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 41 (4.26%) JIRA
4 31 (3.22%) Selenium
5 19 (1.97%) SoapUI
6 16 (1.66%) Cucumber
6 16 (1.66%) WebDriver
7 12 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.25%) JMeter
8 11 (1.14%) Maven
9 10 (1.04%) Ant
9 10 (1.04%) Rational Performance Tester
9 10 (1.04%) Apache Ivy
10 9 (0.93%) eggPlant
10 9 (0.93%) Toad
11 8 (0.83%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.83%) Subversion
11 8 (0.83%) FitNesse
12 6 (0.62%) Fiddler
12 6 (0.62%) Git (software)
General
1 273 (28.35%) Finance
2 137 (14.23%) Banking
3 64 (6.65%) Investment Banking
4 61 (6.33%) Financial Institution
5 39 (4.05%) Retail
6 31 (3.22%) Legal
7 24 (2.49%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.77%) Back Office
9 12 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.14%) Law
11 7 (0.73%) Front Office
11 7 (0.73%) Marketing
11 7 (0.73%) German Language
12 5 (0.52%) Publishing
13 4 (0.42%) Local Government
13 4 (0.42%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.42%) French Language
14 3 (0.31%) Advertising
15 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 211 (21.91%) Analyst
2 82 (8.52%) Architect
3 75 (7.79%) Tester
4 66 (6.85%) Consultant
5 62 (6.44%) Administrator
6 61 (6.33%) Test Analyst
7 45 (4.67%) Support Engineer
8 39 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
9 34 (3.53%) Project Manager
10 32 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
11 31 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 30 (3.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 30 (3.12%) Support Analyst
13 28 (2.91%) Network Engineer
14 27 (2.80%) Test Manager
15 25 (2.60%) Service Analyst
16 21 (2.18%) 2nd Line Support
16 21 (2.18%) Senior Analyst
16 21 (2.18%) Performance Tester
16 21 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.61%) .NET
2 41 (4.26%) XML
3 35 (3.63%) HTML
4 33 (3.43%) Web Services
4 33 (3.43%) Middleware
5 25 (2.60%) ASP.NET
6 21 (2.18%) J2EE
7 19 (1.97%) SOAP
8 12 (1.25%) Flash
9 11 (1.14%) JSP
9 11 (1.14%) REST
10 9 (0.93%) WAP
11 7 (0.73%) BAPI
11 7 (0.73%) JSON
11 7 (0.73%) J2ME
11 7 (0.73%) RESTful
12 6 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (0.52%) CSS
14 4 (0.42%) JMS
14 4 (0.42%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.23%) Clustering
2 57 (5.92%) Replication
3 47 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 34 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 33 (3.43%) Hedge funds
6 29 (3.01%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.18%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.77%) Thin Client
8 17 (1.77%) Fat Client
8 17 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
8 17 (1.77%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.66%) SWIFT
9 16 (1.66%) iPad
10 15 (1.56%) Derivative
11 14 (1.45%) EqualLogic
12 13 (1.35%) Statistics
12 13 (1.35%) Fixed Income
12 13 (1.35%) CLARiiON
13 12 (1.25%) AS400
14 11 (1.14%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 396 (41.12%) Windows
2 188 (19.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 162 (16.82%) UNIX
4 147 (15.26%) Linux
5 108 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 75 (7.79%) Windows 7
7 62 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 54 (5.61%) Windows XP
10 52 (5.40%) Solaris
11 20 (2.08%) AIX
12 17 (1.77%) Windows 8
13 16 (1.66%) Windows 2000
14 15 (1.56%) VMS
15 14 (1.45%) HPUX
16 9 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.83%) CentOS
17 8 (0.83%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.83%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (19.31%) ITIL
2 86 (8.93%) Migration
3 75 (7.79%) Service Management
4 73 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 67 (6.96%) Test Scripting
6 66 (6.85%) Project Management
7 61 (6.33%) Service Delivery
8 56 (5.82%) Change Management
8 56 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 56 (5.82%) Test Automation
9 49 (5.09%) Test Management
9 49 (5.09%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (4.47%) Load Balancing
11 40 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (4.15%) Software Testing
12 37 (3.84%) Test Strategy
13 36 (3.74%) Performance Testing
14 32 (3.32%) System Testing
15 31 (3.22%) PRINCE2
16 30 (3.12%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 163 (16.93%) SQL
2 65 (6.75%) PowerShell
3 55 (5.71%) Java
4 45 (4.67%) C
5 41 (4.26%) Perl
5 41 (4.26%) VB
6 36 (3.74%) JavaScript
7 32 (3.32%) VBScript
8 30 (3.12%) C#
9 25 (2.60%) Python
10 21 (2.18%) Bash Shell
10 21 (2.18%) VBA
11 19 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.83%) C++
12 8 (0.83%) PHP
13 7 (0.73%) Bourne shell
14 6 (0.62%) Korn
15 4 (0.42%) XPath
15 4 (0.42%) Groovy
15 4 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 73 (7.58%) ISEB
3 66 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (6.75%) SC Cleared
5 62 (6.44%) ISTQB
6 50 (5.19%) DV Cleared
7 47 (4.88%) Degree
8 44 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (4.57%) CCNP
9 37 (3.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (2.80%) MCSE
11 25 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (2.18%) CCNA
13 19 (1.97%) MCITP
14 17 (1.77%) JNCIS
14 17 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (1.25%) MCP
15 12 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 11 (1.14%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.06%) SLA
2 54 (5.61%) QA
3 9 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.21%) Basel III
6 2 (0.21%) COBIT
6 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) Basel II
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 255 (26.48%) Active Directory
2 189 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (9.24%) vSphere
4 50 (5.19%) VMware ESX
5 49 (5.09%) Hyper-V
6 48 (4.98%) XenApp
7 39 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (3.12%) NFS
9 22 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (1.77%) vCloud
11 14 (1.45%) XenServer
12 13 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 12 (1.25%) XenDesktop
13 12 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (1.04%) ISA Server
15 9 (0.93%) Xen
16 7 (0.73%) NDS
16 7 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
16 7 (0.73%) KVM
17 6 (0.62%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 163 (16.93%) HP Quality Center
2 69 (7.17%) SCCM
3 60 (6.23%) NetBackup
4 48 (4.98%) SCOM
5 37 (3.84%) OpenView
6 35 (3.63%) Backup Exec
6 35 (3.63%) HP SIM
7 24 (2.49%) Nagios
8 23 (2.39%) Tivoli
9 22 (2.28%) Control-M
10 15 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
10 15 (1.56%) Data Guard
11 13 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
11 13 (1.35%) DameWare
12 12 (1.25%) Puppet
13 11 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
14 9 (0.93%) WSUS
15 8 (0.83%) Netcool
15 8 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
15 8 (0.83%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 303 (31.46%) VMware
2 247 (25.65%) Microsoft
3 212 (22.01%) Cisco
4 155 (16.10%) Oracle
5 127 (13.19%) Citrix
6 111 (11.53%) IBM
7 104 (10.80%) EMC
8 75 (7.79%) Dell
8 75 (7.79%) NetApp
9 63 (6.54%) F5
10 60 (6.23%) Symantec
11 54 (5.61%) Juniper
12 51 (5.30%) Red Hat
13 41 (4.26%) CheckPoint
14 37 (3.84%) Veritas
15 33 (3.43%) Sun
16 32 (3.32%) Brocade
17 31 (3.22%) 3PAR
18 30 (3.12%) BMC
19 27 (2.80%) Apple
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