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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 23 9 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Contract jobs citing HP 3 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.69% 9.85% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 17.09% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 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 £325 £337 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.56% +5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
107 117 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 60.11% 57.64% 60.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 55 41
Average daily rate £400 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PS
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PS
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Release Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Build and Release Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) 3PAR