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 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 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing HP 2 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.97% 0.57% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.00% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 15
Average daily rate
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£500 - £375
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 Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
115 100 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 55.56% 57.47% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 44
Average daily rate £459 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £175.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.71% +900.00%
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 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 17 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ODBC
1 1 (50.00%) VMS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) JDA
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) HP Storage
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) JDA
1 1 (50.00%) VMware