The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 20 8 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +31
Contract jobs citing HP 5 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.87% 12.20% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 4.63% 19.61% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
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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 Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 102 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 62.07% 62.20% 61.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 54 45
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £352 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £543 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
4 1 (16.67%) HP MASE
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) GitHub
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Release Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
2 1 (16.67%) HP MASE
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Perforce