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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 99 99 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing HP 462 469 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.06% 2.01% 2.35%
As % of the Vendors category 4.64% 4.54% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 330 341
Average daily rate
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£408 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £527 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 28
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.35 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £37.50 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £14.56
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -5.53%
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
9965 10332 10053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.53% 44.30% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6470 6757 6335
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 209 272
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £44.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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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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 -3 112 £450 +5.88% 23
Docklands, London +3 7 £450 -13.46%
Ealing - 3 £180 -
Greenford +5 2 - -
Bromley +4 2 £336 -
Croydon -12 2 £444 -8.97%
Chessington - 2 - -
Ilford - 2 £230 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £425 +174.19%
Sidcup - 1 - - 1
West Drayton - 1 £210 -
Dagenham - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 359 (39.71%) Windows
2 290 (32.08%) VMware
3 235 (26.00%) Microsoft
4 225 (24.89%) Finance
5 200 (22.12%) SAN
6 192 (21.24%) Cisco
7 188 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 175 (19.36%) ITIL
9 166 (18.36%) Citrix
10 164 (18.14%) SQL
11 161 (17.81%) Active Directory
12 154 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 147 (16.26%) UNIX
14 135 (14.93%) Linux
15 129 (14.27%) IBM
16 128 (14.16%) Oracle
17 124 (13.72%) Windows Server 2003
18 120 (13.27%) HP Quality Center
19 117 (12.94%) DNS
20 116 (12.83%) Firewall
21 110 (12.17%) MS Excel
22 101 (11.17%) Project Management
23 100 (11.06%) Red Hat
24 98 (10.84%) NetApp
25 95 (10.51%) DHCP
25 95 (10.51%) Banking
26 92 (10.18%) TCP/IP
26 92 (10.18%) Windows Server 2012
27 91 (10.07%) Migration
28 89 (9.85%) Dell

HP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 79 (8.74%) MS Exchange
2 63 (6.97%) SharePoint
3 44 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (3.32%) IIS
5 26 (2.88%) WebSphere
6 25 (2.77%) OpenStack
7 20 (2.21%) Lync
8 19 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (1.11%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.88%) WorkSite
14 7 (0.77%) CMS
14 7 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
15 6 (0.66%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.66%) Apache
16 5 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
17 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 110 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 61 (6.75%) MS Office
3 13 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.88%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 28 (3.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 21 (2.32%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.44%) Exstream
4 6 (0.66%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.44%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.33%) RMDS
6 3 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.22%) BASE24
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Agresso
8 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.11%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.11%) SAP AFS
8 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.44%) Office 365
4 6 (0.66%) PaaS
4 6 (0.66%) IaaS
5 5 (0.55%) SaaS
6 4 (0.44%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.22%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 200 (22.12%) SAN
2 117 (12.94%) DNS
3 116 (12.83%) Firewall
4 95 (10.51%) DHCP
5 92 (10.18%) TCP/IP
6 72 (7.96%) NAS
7 66 (7.30%) LAN
8 64 (7.08%) WAN
9 57 (6.31%) VLAN
10 52 (5.75%) VPN
11 50 (5.53%) NetScaler
12 41 (4.54%) Network Security
13 38 (4.20%) MPLS
14 37 (4.09%) OSPF
15 35 (3.87%) BGP
15 35 (3.87%) SSL
16 34 (3.76%) Wireless
17 30 (3.32%) Cisco ASA
18 28 (3.10%) HTTP
19 26 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
2 27 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (2.32%) MySQL
4 16 (1.77%) Oracle Database
5 15 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.22%) Big Data
9 9 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.00%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.88%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (0.77%) IDOL
12 6 (0.66%) DB2
13 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.44%) NonStop SQL
13 4 (0.44%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 55 (6.08%) JIRA
2 40 (4.42%) LoadRunner
3 31 (3.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (2.10%) SoapUI
5 11 (1.22%) Selenium
6 9 (1.00%) Rational Robot
7 8 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (0.88%) Rational Functional Tester
7 8 (0.88%) Subversion
7 8 (0.88%) JUnit
7 8 (0.88%) RequisitePro
8 7 (0.77%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (0.66%) JMeter
9 6 (0.66%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.55%) TestDirector
11 4 (0.44%) Metasploit
11 4 (0.44%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.44%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 225 (24.89%) Finance
2 95 (10.51%) Banking
3 36 (3.98%) Investment Banking
4 33 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.32%) Legal
6 15 (1.66%) Retail
7 14 (1.55%) Law
8 11 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.22%) Advertising
9 5 (0.55%) Billing
9 5 (0.55%) Local Government
10 4 (0.44%) Marketing
10 4 (0.44%) German Language
10 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.44%) Back Office
11 3 (0.33%) Front Office
11 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (15.93%) Analyst
2 89 (9.85%) Consultant
3 64 (7.08%) Architect
4 62 (6.86%) Test Analyst
5 56 (6.19%) Administrator
6 49 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 40 (4.42%) Test Manager
8 39 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
8 39 (4.31%) Network Engineer
9 34 (3.76%) Tester
10 33 (3.65%) Support Engineer
11 28 (3.10%) Project Manager
12 27 (2.99%) Developer
13 25 (2.77%) Storage Engineer
13 25 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (2.65%) Support Analyst
14 24 (2.65%) Wintel Engineer
15 22 (2.43%) 2nd Line Support
16 21 (2.32%) Security Engineer
17 19 (2.10%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (7.41%) .NET
2 51 (5.64%) XML
3 46 (5.09%) Web Services
4 44 (4.87%) SOAP
5 43 (4.76%) HTML
6 39 (4.31%) Middleware
7 28 (3.10%) ASP.NET
7 28 (3.10%) JSP
8 10 (1.11%) CSS
9 8 (0.88%) HTML5
10 6 (0.66%) J2EE
11 5 (0.55%) Twisted
11 5 (0.55%) REST
12 4 (0.44%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.44%) WCF
12 4 (0.44%) Ajax
12 4 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (0.44%) SailPoint
13 3 (0.33%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.19%) Replication
3 49 (5.42%) Clustering
4 33 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.43%) Thin Client
6 22 (2.43%) Fat Client
7 21 (2.32%) Blackberry
8 14 (1.55%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.44%) PKI
10 12 (1.33%) iPad
10 12 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.22%) CMDB
11 11 (1.22%) Statistics
12 9 (1.00%) STB
13 8 (0.88%) Derivative
13 8 (0.88%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.88%) CLARiiON
13 8 (0.88%) Private Cloud
14 7 (0.77%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 359 (39.71%) Windows
2 154 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 147 (16.26%) UNIX
4 135 (14.93%) Linux
5 124 (13.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 92 (10.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (5.75%) Windows 7
9 51 (5.64%) Solaris
10 48 (5.31%) AIX
11 27 (2.99%) HPUX
12 20 (2.21%) SUSE
13 16 (1.77%) Windows XP
14 12 (1.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 11 (1.22%) Windows 8
16 10 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (1.00%) Android
18 6 (0.66%) CentOS
18 6 (0.66%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.66%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (19.36%) ITIL
2 101 (11.17%) Project Management
3 91 (10.07%) Migration
4 83 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (9.07%) Service Management
6 68 (7.52%) Test Scripting
7 64 (7.08%) ITSM
8 57 (6.31%) Test Strategy
9 50 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 49 (5.42%) Incident Management
10 49 (5.42%) Change Management
11 39 (4.31%) Performance Monitoring
11 39 (4.31%) Workflow
12 38 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 35 (3.87%) OO
13 35 (3.87%) Business Analysis
14 30 (3.32%) Low Latency
14 30 (3.32%) Knowledge Management
14 30 (3.32%) Software Testing
15 29 (3.21%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 164 (18.14%) SQL
2 84 (9.29%) PowerShell
3 60 (6.64%) Java
4 54 (5.97%) Perl
5 53 (5.86%) Shell Script
6 50 (5.53%) VBScript
7 47 (5.20%) C
8 46 (5.09%) C#
9 42 (4.65%) JavaScript
10 33 (3.65%) Python
11 19 (2.10%) Ruby
11 19 (2.10%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 15 (1.66%) VB
14 13 (1.44%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.33%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.88%) VBA
17 7 (0.77%) PHP
18 5 (0.55%) Korn
19 3 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 78 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 68 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (6.64%) ISTQB
5 59 (6.53%) ISEB
6 58 (6.42%) Degree
7 47 (5.20%) SC Cleared
8 40 (4.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 37 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
10 32 (3.54%) MCITP
11 31 (3.43%) MCSE
12 27 (2.99%) CCNP
13 22 (2.43%) DV Cleared
13 22 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (1.99%) CCNA
15 13 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 13 (1.44%) CCIE
16 12 (1.33%) HP MASE
16 12 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
17 11 (1.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.54%) QA
2 22 (2.43%) SLA
3 12 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.33%) EMIR
7 3 (0.33%) COBIT
7 3 (0.33%) MiFID
8 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.22%) COREP
8 2 (0.22%) FINREP
9 1 (0.11%) P3O
9 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 188 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 161 (17.81%) Active Directory
3 86 (9.51%) vSphere
4 78 (8.63%) Hyper-V
5 55 (6.08%) XenApp
6 37 (4.09%) VMware ESX
6 37 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (3.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 31 (3.43%) XenDesktop
9 18 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (1.55%) vCloud
11 13 (1.44%) NFS
11 13 (1.44%) Xen
11 13 (1.44%) XenServer
12 11 (1.22%) ISA Server
13 10 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.88%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.88%) ProxySG
16 7 (0.77%) KVM
Systems Management
1 120 (13.27%) HP Quality Center
2 64 (7.08%) SCCM
3 47 (5.20%) SCOM
4 40 (4.42%) Puppet
5 36 (3.98%) HP SIM
6 35 (3.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 28 (3.10%) OpenView
8 26 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (2.77%) NetBackup
10 22 (2.43%) SCVMM
11 19 (2.10%) Backup Exec
12 17 (1.88%) HP SiteScope
13 16 (1.77%) Tivoli
13 16 (1.77%) EdgeSight
14 13 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 10 (1.11%) Data Guard
15 10 (1.11%) BladeLogic
15 10 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
16 9 (1.00%) AirWatch
16 9 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 290 (32.08%) VMware
2 235 (26.00%) Microsoft
3 192 (21.24%) Cisco
4 166 (18.36%) Citrix
5 129 (14.27%) IBM
6 128 (14.16%) Oracle
7 100 (11.06%) Red Hat
8 98 (10.84%) NetApp
9 89 (9.85%) Dell
10 86 (9.51%) EMC
11 57 (6.31%) 3PAR
12 52 (5.75%) CheckPoint
13 51 (5.64%) F5
14 45 (4.98%) Veritas
15 42 (4.65%) Remedy
15 42 (4.65%) Brocade
16 40 (4.42%) Symantec
17 39 (4.31%) Juniper
18 36 (3.98%) BMC
19 35 (3.87%) CA
London
Volt
Rate: £260.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: From £275 to £315 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago