The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 32 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing HP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.93% 2.47% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£298 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +10.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Vendors Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
78 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 36.11% 37.04% 43.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 19 23
Average daily rate £363 £283 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.31% -25.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Luton region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Luton

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Luton region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Luton region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (50.00%) HP SIM
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (50.00%) SaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) DMZ
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) VCP5
2 1 (16.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) 3Com
5 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL