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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 24 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.99% - 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +16.36%
HP
England

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
97 87 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 47.78% 58.00% 50.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 28
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £314 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for HP.

1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Kronos
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Pega
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas File System
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (20.00%) Opsware
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) VMware

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Kronos
2 1 (20.00%) Amdocs
2 1 (20.00%) Opsware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) VMware