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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 94 103 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 521 497 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.22% 2.11% 1.97%
As % of the Vendors category 5.09% 4.74% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 288 294
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £254 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 15 21
Average hourly rate £22.83 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.15% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.37 £23.85 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
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
10241 10488 10999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.63% 44.60% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6762 6574 6976
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 221 287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.59 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.35 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 2015.

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 2015.

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 2015. 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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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 -3 126 £413 +9.27% 31
Brentford +2 3 £325 -17.46%
Docklands, London -7 3 £410 -21.90% 1
New Malden - 3 - -
Croydon -26 2 £450 +55.17%
Romford - 2 - -
Mayfair - 2 £329 -
Twickenham -3 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -4 1 £340 +94.84%
Bromley -5 1 - - 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 360 (36.33%) Windows
2 298 (30.07%) VMware
3 269 (27.14%) Finance
4 227 (22.91%) Microsoft
5 201 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 195 (19.68%) SAN
7 189 (19.07%) SQL
8 187 (18.87%) Cisco
9 180 (18.16%) ITIL
10 161 (16.25%) Linux
11 160 (16.15%) Citrix
12 155 (15.64%) Active Directory
13 148 (14.93%) Oracle
14 140 (14.13%) IBM
15 137 (13.82%) HP Quality Center
16 132 (13.32%) Banking
17 131 (13.22%) UNIX
18 118 (11.91%) Windows Server 2008
19 113 (11.40%) MS Excel
20 111 (11.20%) Project Management
21 107 (10.80%) Data Centre
22 104 (10.49%) SQL Server
23 103 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
24 101 (10.19%) DNS
25 98 (9.89%) Windows Server 2003
26 97 (9.79%) Firewall
27 96 (9.69%) PowerShell
28 94 (9.49%) Migration
29 91 (9.18%) Red Hat
30 90 (9.08%) Java

HP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 86 (8.68%) MS Exchange
2 66 (6.66%) SharePoint
3 33 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (3.23%) IIS
5 25 (2.52%) OpenStack
5 25 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 20 (2.02%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (1.92%) Lync
8 17 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (1.11%) Apache
10 10 (1.01%) CMS
11 9 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.81%) WorkSite
13 6 (0.61%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.61%) Eucalyptus
14 5 (0.50%) Exstream Dialogue
15 4 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 113 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 71 (7.16%) MS Office
3 30 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.81%) MS Project
6 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (2.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 21 (2.12%) Exstream
3 6 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.50%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.30%) RMDS
7 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.20%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.20%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.51%) Office 365
4 13 (1.31%) IaaS
5 8 (0.81%) SaaS
6 7 (0.71%) PaaS
7 3 (0.30%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 195 (19.68%) SAN
2 101 (10.19%) DNS
3 97 (9.79%) Firewall
4 77 (7.77%) DHCP
5 76 (7.67%) WAN
6 72 (7.27%) TCP/IP
7 70 (7.06%) LAN
8 61 (6.16%) NAS
9 48 (4.84%) VLAN
10 43 (4.34%) VPN
11 39 (3.94%) Network Security
12 32 (3.23%) MPLS
13 27 (2.72%) Wireless
14 24 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
14 24 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (2.42%) BGP
15 23 (2.32%) NetScaler
15 23 (2.32%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (2.22%) OSPF
17 20 (2.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.83%) MySQL
3 28 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
3 28 (2.83%) Oracle Database
4 27 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (2.22%) Big Data
6 18 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 16 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (1.11%) IDOL
11 10 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.91%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.40%) SAP HANA
14 4 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.40%) DB2
15 3 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 71 (7.16%) JIRA
2 48 (4.84%) LoadRunner
3 38 (3.83%) HP UFT
4 23 (2.32%) Selenium
5 21 (2.12%) SoapUI
6 17 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 17 (1.72%) Subversion
7 15 (1.51%) Git (software)
7 15 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (1.11%) Eclipse
9 11 (1.11%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.01%) JUnit
11 9 (0.91%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.91%) WebDriver
11 9 (0.91%) Gerrit
12 7 (0.71%) Artifactory
13 6 (0.61%) Rational Robot
13 6 (0.61%) Maven
13 6 (0.61%) TestDirector
General
1 269 (27.14%) Finance
2 132 (13.32%) Banking
3 41 (4.14%) Investment Banking
4 35 (3.53%) Legal
5 28 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.61%) Retail
7 12 (1.21%) Back Office
8 11 (1.11%) Advertising
9 10 (1.01%) Publishing
9 10 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.01%) Law
10 7 (0.71%) Front Office
10 7 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.50%) Billing
12 4 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
12 4 (0.40%) German Language
13 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.20%) Games
14 2 (0.20%) Local Government
14 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (14.33%) Analyst
2 97 (9.79%) Consultant
3 75 (7.57%) Architect
4 74 (7.47%) Administrator
5 65 (6.56%) Test Analyst
6 54 (5.45%) Tester
7 52 (5.25%) Systems Administrator
8 44 (4.44%) Developer
8 44 (4.44%) Test Manager
9 40 (4.04%) Network Engineer
9 40 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 38 (3.83%) Project Manager
11 26 (2.62%) Support Engineer
12 24 (2.42%) Infrastructure Architect
12 24 (2.42%) Security Engineer
12 24 (2.42%) Wintel Engineer
13 23 (2.32%) 2nd Line Support
14 22 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
15 21 (2.12%) Systems Engineer
15 21 (2.12%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (6.86%) .NET
2 55 (5.55%) Web Services
3 48 (4.84%) XML
4 42 (4.24%) Middleware
5 31 (3.13%) HTML
5 31 (3.13%) SOAP
6 13 (1.31%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.91%) CSS
7 9 (0.91%) JSP
7 9 (0.91%) SAML
7 9 (0.91%) Django
7 9 (0.91%) SailPoint
8 7 (0.71%) Play Framework
8 7 (0.71%) Apache Wicket
8 7 (0.71%) Hibernate
8 7 (0.71%) Spring
8 7 (0.71%) J2EE
9 6 (0.61%) Flash
9 6 (0.61%) LAMP
10 5 (0.50%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.80%) Data Centre
2 77 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.14%) Clustering
4 36 (3.63%) Replication
5 32 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 31 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.22%) Fixed Income
8 18 (1.82%) PKI
9 15 (1.51%) HP Storage
10 14 (1.41%) EMC VNX
11 13 (1.31%) CMDB
11 13 (1.31%) Fat Client
11 13 (1.31%) Thin Client
12 12 (1.21%) iPad
13 11 (1.11%) Data Integration
13 11 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.11%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (1.01%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 360 (36.33%) Windows
2 161 (16.25%) Linux
3 131 (13.22%) UNIX
4 118 (11.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 98 (9.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 85 (8.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 55 (5.55%) Solaris
9 52 (5.25%) Windows 7
10 40 (4.04%) AIX
11 28 (2.83%) HPUX
12 18 (1.82%) Windows XP
12 18 (1.82%) Android
13 16 (1.61%) Windows 8
14 13 (1.31%) Data ONTAP
14 13 (1.31%) SUSE
15 11 (1.11%) CentOS
16 8 (0.81%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (18.16%) ITIL
2 111 (11.20%) Project Management
3 103 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (9.49%) Migration
5 78 (7.87%) Service Management
6 63 (6.36%) Test Scripting
7 53 (5.35%) Workflow
8 51 (5.15%) ITSM
8 51 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 50 (5.05%) OO
10 47 (4.74%) Test Strategy
11 46 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 41 (4.14%) Automated Testing
13 40 (4.04%) Scrum
14 39 (3.94%) Software Testing
15 38 (3.83%) SDLC
16 36 (3.63%) Integration Testing
17 35 (3.53%) Performance Testing
18 34 (3.43%) Asset Management
19 33 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (19.07%) SQL
2 96 (9.69%) PowerShell
3 90 (9.08%) Java
4 59 (5.95%) Shell Script
5 55 (5.55%) Perl
6 48 (4.84%) C#
7 42 (4.24%) Python
8 37 (3.73%) VBScript
8 37 (3.73%) JavaScript
9 33 (3.33%) C
10 26 (2.62%) Ruby
11 23 (2.32%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.22%) VB
13 20 (2.02%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.92%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.31%) PHP
16 9 (0.91%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.91%) Korn
17 7 (0.71%) Scala
18 6 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (8.78%) Security Cleared
2 63 (6.36%) Degree
3 62 (6.26%) ISTQB
4 56 (5.65%) ISEB
5 53 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (4.54%) SC Cleared
8 35 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 28 (2.83%) MCSE
11 25 (2.52%) DV Cleared
12 20 (2.02%) CCNA
13 19 (1.92%) CCNP
14 16 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (1.21%) HP MASE
16 10 (1.01%) CISSP
17 9 (0.91%) MCSA
18 8 (0.81%) VCAP
18 8 (0.81%) MCITP
19 7 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.66%) QA
2 35 (3.53%) SLA
3 12 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.91%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.71%) MiFID
7 7 (0.71%) EMIR
8 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.30%) COBIT
9 2 (0.20%) COREP
9 2 (0.20%) FINREP
9 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 201 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 155 (15.64%) Active Directory
3 78 (7.87%) vSphere
4 61 (6.16%) Hyper-V
5 56 (5.65%) XenApp
6 43 (4.34%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (3.13%) VMware ESX
8 24 (2.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 21 (2.12%) XenDesktop
9 21 (2.12%) NFS
10 18 (1.82%) vCloud
11 17 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 13 (1.31%) KVM
13 13 (1.31%) Docker
14 11 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 9 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
15 9 (0.91%) XenServer
16 8 (0.81%) Xen
17 6 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 137 (13.82%) HP Quality Center
2 53 (5.35%) SCCM
3 49 (4.94%) Puppet
4 40 (4.04%) SCOM
5 35 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (3.43%) Tivoli
6 34 (3.43%) NetBackup
7 33 (3.33%) OpenView
8 28 (2.83%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 23 (2.32%) HP SIM
10 21 (2.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 18 (1.82%) BladeLogic
12 14 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 13 (1.31%) CA Single Sign-On
14 11 (1.11%) Control-M
14 11 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
14 11 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
15 10 (1.01%) vMotion
15 10 (1.01%) AirWatch
16 9 (0.91%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 298 (30.07%) VMware
2 227 (22.91%) Microsoft
3 187 (18.87%) Cisco
4 160 (16.15%) Citrix
5 148 (14.93%) Oracle
6 140 (14.13%) IBM
7 91 (9.18%) Red Hat
8 85 (8.58%) NetApp
9 83 (8.38%) EMC
10 80 (8.07%) Dell
11 61 (6.16%) BMC
12 55 (5.55%) 3PAR
13 47 (4.74%) Veritas
13 47 (4.74%) Symantec
13 47 (4.74%) Remedy
14 45 (4.54%) Brocade
15 42 (4.24%) F5
15 42 (4.24%) CA
16 40 (4.04%) SAP
17 37 (3.73%) CheckPoint
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