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 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 24 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing HP 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.89% 2.17% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 3.77% 5.05% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
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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
106 99 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 50.00% 43.04% 55.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 48 70
Average daily rate £350 £413 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £28.13 £43.75 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +43.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.50 £31.00
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 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
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 31 July 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (25.00%) IaaS
4 2 (25.00%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) CA
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (25.00%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Essbase
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Platform Architect
5 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Hyperion Planning Developer
5 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Hyperion