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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 20 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing HP 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.67% 0.74% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 1.16% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.65 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+72.16% -11.93%
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
69 86 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 46.31% 63.70% 60.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 29
Average daily rate £525 £390 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -17.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £465 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (20.00%) Opsware
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) HPE ATP
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
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
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
1 1 (20.00%) HPE ATP
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
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 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Amdocs
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Kronos
1 1 (20.00%) Opsware
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Sun
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas
1 1 (20.00%) VMware