The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 21 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 8 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.27% 1.63% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 7.21% 2.76% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £318 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.48% -12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £272 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £364 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +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 Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
111 145 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 45.31% 59.18% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 73 59
Average daily rate £475 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £31.00 £36.25
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 Middlesex

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Solaris
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) NetApp
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) OpenView

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (10.00%) UMTS
2 1 (10.00%) GPRS
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) IPv6
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Extranet
2 1 (10.00%) 802.15
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (10.00%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Design Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITSM
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) PDM
2 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) V-Model
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) OpenView
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) NetApp
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Dell