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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 88 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 529 551 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.20% 2.22% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 4.99% 4.88% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 386 311
Average daily rate
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£390 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.97% -8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 47
Average hourly rate £20.22 £16.70 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -4.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £11.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.60 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+12.48% -3.44%
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
10611 11288 10316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.10% 45.56% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7281 7451 6438
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 234 299
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.68 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -7 122 £413 +3.12% 33
Hounslow +4 5 - -
Croydon -10 4 £355 -16.51%
Docklands, London +16 3 £376 -30.64% 1
Canary Wharf +13 3 £450 +45.16%
Greenwich +2 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £250 - 1
Barnet - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 431 (41.32%) Windows
2 322 (30.87%) VMware
3 296 (28.38%) Microsoft
4 273 (26.17%) Finance
5 272 (26.08%) Active Directory
6 213 (20.42%) SQL
7 209 (20.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 206 (19.75%) Cisco
9 204 (19.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 192 (18.41%) ITIL
11 187 (17.93%) SAN
12 186 (17.83%) HP Quality Center
13 176 (16.87%) UNIX
14 160 (15.34%) Oracle
15 156 (14.96%) Linux
15 156 (14.96%) DNS
16 153 (14.67%) Citrix
17 152 (14.57%) Banking
18 143 (13.71%) MS Exchange
19 133 (12.75%) Security Cleared
20 131 (12.56%) Windows Server 2003
21 130 (12.46%) Firewall
22 116 (11.12%) vSphere
23 113 (10.83%) IBM
24 110 (10.55%) MS Excel
25 106 (10.16%) EMC
26 104 (9.97%) Migration
27 103 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
28 102 (9.78%) Project Management
28 102 (9.78%) DHCP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 143 (13.71%) MS Exchange
2 103 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 90 (8.63%) SharePoint
4 50 (4.79%) IIS
5 35 (3.36%) WebSphere
6 29 (2.78%) Lync
7 24 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 23 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 21 (2.01%) Tomcat
11 18 (1.73%) Apache
12 15 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (1.15%) JBoss
14 9 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
14 9 (0.86%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.77%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.67%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 110 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 81 (7.77%) MS Office
3 42 (4.03%) MS Project
4 27 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 21 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 49 (4.70%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.38%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (0.29%) CA Clarity
7 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.29%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.19%) Summit
9 1 (0.096%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.096%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.096%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.21%) Office 365
2 21 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.82%) IaaS
4 15 (1.44%) PaaS
5 12 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.19%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.19%) SaaS
8 1 (0.096%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 187 (17.93%) SAN
2 156 (14.96%) DNS
3 130 (12.46%) Firewall
4 102 (9.78%) DHCP
5 98 (9.40%) TCP/IP
6 64 (6.14%) WAN
7 61 (5.85%) VPN
8 60 (5.75%) LAN
9 50 (4.79%) VLAN
10 41 (3.93%) NAS
11 39 (3.74%) iSCSI
12 38 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
13 37 (3.55%) Wireless
14 36 (3.45%) SSL
15 32 (3.07%) MPLS
15 32 (3.07%) SNMP
16 26 (2.49%) NetScaler
17 23 (2.21%) Wireshark
18 22 (2.11%) LDAP
19 21 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.22%) Oracle Reports
3 25 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (1.53%) MySQL
6 13 (1.25%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.77%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.67%) DB2
10 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.48%) EDRMS
10 5 (0.48%) DataStage
11 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.38%) DbVisualizer
11 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.38%) MS Access
11 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 57 (5.47%) JIRA
2 50 (4.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 42 (4.03%) LoadRunner
4 26 (2.49%) SoapUI
5 16 (1.53%) JUnit
5 16 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
6 15 (1.44%) Selenium
7 12 (1.15%) ClearCase
8 11 (1.05%) Subversion
9 10 (0.96%) DbUnit
10 8 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.67%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.67%) RequisitePro
11 7 (0.67%) JMeter
12 6 (0.58%) Rational Robot
12 6 (0.58%) Rational Functional Tester
13 5 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
13 5 (0.48%) eggPlant
13 5 (0.48%) NeoLoad
14 4 (0.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 273 (26.17%) Finance
2 152 (14.57%) Banking
3 60 (5.75%) Investment Banking
4 38 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 33 (3.16%) Legal
6 26 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.21%) Retail
8 17 (1.63%) Law
9 14 (1.34%) Back Office
10 11 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.38%) Advertising
11 4 (0.38%) Front Office
11 4 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.38%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.29%) Billing
12 3 (0.29%) French Language
12 3 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.29%) Marketing
12 3 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 221 (21.19%) Analyst
2 81 (7.77%) Consultant
3 71 (6.81%) Architect
4 67 (6.42%) Test Analyst
5 55 (5.27%) Test Manager
6 54 (5.18%) Tester
7 50 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 42 (4.03%) Administrator
9 40 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
10 38 (3.64%) Support Engineer
11 32 (3.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 32 (3.07%) Project Manager
12 31 (2.97%) Network Engineer
13 30 (2.88%) Test Engineer
14 29 (2.78%) Wintel Engineer
15 26 (2.49%) Infrastructure Architect
16 25 (2.40%) Systems Administrator
17 24 (2.30%) Support Analyst
17 24 (2.30%) Storage Engineer
18 22 (2.11%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (7.29%) .NET
2 50 (4.79%) HTML
3 44 (4.22%) JSP
4 43 (4.12%) Web Services
5 41 (3.93%) XML
6 39 (3.74%) ASP.NET
7 33 (3.16%) Middleware
8 17 (1.63%) SOAP
9 14 (1.34%) JMS
10 13 (1.25%) jQuery
11 11 (1.05%) Application Packaging
12 9 (0.86%) J2EE
13 7 (0.67%) REST
13 7 (0.67%) Java EE
14 6 (0.58%) FIXML
14 6 (0.58%) FpML
15 5 (0.48%) JSON
15 5 (0.48%) CSS
15 5 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
16 4 (0.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.77%) Clustering
2 62 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.56%) Replication
4 38 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 35 (3.36%) Fat Client
5 35 (3.36%) Thin Client
6 29 (2.78%) Hedge funds
7 25 (2.40%) Client/Server
8 23 (2.21%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.44%) Derivative
10 14 (1.34%) Statistics
11 13 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (1.25%) Computer Science
12 11 (1.05%) CESG
12 11 (1.05%) SecurID
13 9 (0.86%) EqualLogic
13 9 (0.86%) STB
13 9 (0.86%) Fixed Income
13 9 (0.86%) CLARiiON
14 8 (0.77%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 431 (41.32%) Windows
2 209 (20.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 176 (16.87%) UNIX
4 156 (14.96%) Linux
5 131 (12.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 85 (8.15%) Windows 7
7 82 (7.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (6.14%) Solaris
8 64 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 54 (5.18%) Windows XP
10 29 (2.78%) AIX
11 17 (1.63%) Windows 8
12 16 (1.53%) Windows 2000
13 15 (1.44%) SUSE
14 14 (1.34%) Windows Vista
15 13 (1.25%) HPUX
16 9 (0.86%) VMS
17 7 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.67%) Android
18 6 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (18.41%) ITIL
2 104 (9.97%) Migration
3 102 (9.78%) Project Management
4 96 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (7.57%) Test Scripting
6 78 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 74 (7.09%) Service Management
8 64 (6.14%) Change Management
9 59 (5.66%) Test Automation
10 54 (5.18%) Test Strategy
11 53 (5.08%) Service Delivery
12 50 (4.79%) Incident Management
13 48 (4.60%) Test Management
14 47 (4.51%) Software Testing
15 45 (4.31%) Knowledge Management
16 42 (4.03%) Validation
17 38 (3.64%) PRINCE2
18 37 (3.55%) CRM
19 36 (3.45%) Regression Testing
20 34 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 213 (20.42%) SQL
2 69 (6.62%) PowerShell
3 55 (5.27%) Java
4 47 (4.51%) JavaScript
5 44 (4.22%) VBScript
6 40 (3.84%) Shell Script
7 35 (3.36%) VB
8 34 (3.26%) C#
9 27 (2.59%) Perl
10 24 (2.30%) VBA
11 22 (2.11%) Python
12 19 (1.82%) C
13 13 (1.25%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.15%) Korn
15 11 (1.05%) C-shell
15 11 (1.05%) Jython
16 8 (0.77%) Ruby
17 7 (0.67%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 133 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 98 (9.40%) SC Cleared
3 91 (8.72%) ISEB
4 90 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 82 (7.86%) ISTQB
6 64 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (5.66%) DV Cleared
8 50 (4.79%) MCSE
9 42 (4.03%) Degree
10 41 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 36 (3.45%) MCITP
12 33 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 32 (3.07%) CCNA
14 26 (2.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 25 (2.40%) CISSP
15 25 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (2.01%) CCNP
16 21 (2.01%) CISM
17 14 (1.34%) MCP
18 13 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.99%) SLA
2 51 (4.89%) QA
3 8 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.48%) P3O
5 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.096%) COBIT
8 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.096%) FATCA
8 1 (0.096%) EMIR
System Software
1 272 (26.08%) Active Directory
2 204 (19.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (11.12%) vSphere
4 85 (8.15%) XenApp
5 67 (6.42%) Hyper-V
6 62 (5.94%) VMware ESX
7 36 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (2.78%) NFS
9 24 (2.30%) XenDesktop
10 21 (2.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 15 (1.44%) XenServer
12 14 (1.34%) vCloud
12 14 (1.34%) VMware Server
13 11 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 7 (0.67%) Nmap
15 7 (0.67%) KVM
16 6 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
17 5 (0.48%) DFS Replication
17 5 (0.48%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 186 (17.83%) HP Quality Center
2 76 (7.29%) SCCM
3 63 (6.04%) SCOM
4 47 (4.51%) HP SIM
5 41 (3.93%) Backup Exec
6 34 (3.26%) NetBackup
7 30 (2.88%) Tivoli
8 28 (2.68%) OpenView
9 26 (2.49%) Control-M
10 18 (1.73%) BMC PATROL
10 18 (1.73%) Puppet
10 18 (1.73%) SCVMM
11 16 (1.53%) Nagios
12 15 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 13 (1.25%) MAILsweeper
14 12 (1.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 12 (1.15%) MIMEsweeper
15 10 (0.96%) Legato
15 10 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
15 10 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 322 (30.87%) VMware
2 296 (28.38%) Microsoft
3 206 (19.75%) Cisco
4 160 (15.34%) Oracle
5 153 (14.67%) Citrix
6 113 (10.83%) IBM
7 106 (10.16%) EMC
8 99 (9.49%) Dell
9 78 (7.48%) NetApp
10 77 (7.38%) Red Hat
11 52 (4.99%) Symantec
12 49 (4.70%) Juniper
13 47 (4.51%) Veritas
13 47 (4.51%) CheckPoint
14 39 (3.74%) F5
15 37 (3.55%) BMC
16 35 (3.36%) SolarWinds
17 34 (3.26%) McAfee
17 34 (3.26%) 3PAR
18 27 (2.59%) Altiris
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £420 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £13 - £16 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Docklands
CPS Group
Rate: £290 - £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £290 - £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £250 to £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125 - £145 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300 - 350
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
London & Partners
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago