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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 33 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.14% 5.19% 3.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.38% 11.76% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£270 £185 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.94% -43.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
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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
84 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 47.73% 44.16% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 23 28
Average daily rate £363 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £370 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -62.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £37.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £20.50 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (50.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Websense
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) 3Com
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Brocade
1 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (50.00%) Aruba
1 1 (50.00%) F5