The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 26 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 58 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.78% 4.44% 7.22%
As % of the Vendors category 14.08% 10.05% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 25
Average daily rate
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£310 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £262 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.19 - £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
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Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
412 398 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.13% 44.22% 43.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 208 134
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £256 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 40
Average hourly rate £10.04 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.79% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.81 £18.75 £22.50
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 Milton Keynes

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 57 (57.58%) ITIL
2 51 (51.52%) Security Cleared
3 42 (42.42%) SC Cleared
4 37 (37.37%) MS Office
5 35 (35.35%) OVSD
6 34 (34.34%) Service Management
7 33 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 33 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 29 (29.29%) MS Excel
9 27 (27.27%) ITSM
10 22 (22.22%) SQL
11 19 (19.19%) VMware
11 19 (19.19%) ITIL V3
11 19 (19.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 18 (18.18%) Finance
12 18 (18.18%) Windows
13 15 (15.15%) Cisco
13 15 (15.15%) NetApp
14 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (14.14%) Test Scripting
14 14 (14.14%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (13.13%) Change Control
15 13 (13.13%) Incident Management
15 13 (13.13%) UNIX
15 13 (13.13%) SLA
15 13 (13.13%) OpenView
16 12 (12.12%) SharePoint
16 12 (12.12%) Project Management
16 12 (12.12%) Hyper-V
17 11 (11.11%) Linux

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.06%) Lync
4 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.03%) IIS
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 37 (37.37%) MS Office
2 29 (29.29%) MS Excel
3 10 (10.10%) MS Visio
4 6 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (5.05%) MS Project
6 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.03%) ResourceLink
2 3 (3.03%) assyst
3 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) PaaS
1 3 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) SAN
2 10 (10.10%) Firewall
3 7 (7.07%) Internet
4 5 (5.05%) LAN
4 5 (5.05%) WAN
4 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.04%) DNS
5 4 (4.04%) Network Security
6 3 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.03%) Intranet
6 3 (3.03%) SNMP
6 3 (3.03%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.02%) DHCP
8 1 (1.01%) VoIP
8 1 (1.01%) WLAN
8 1 (1.01%) VPN
8 1 (1.01%) DWDM
8 1 (1.01%) MGCP
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.03%) JMeter
2 3 (3.03%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.02%) Selenium
3 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Retail
3 3 (3.03%) Automotive
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (35.35%) Analyst
2 17 (17.17%) Test Analyst
3 9 (9.09%) Incident Manager
4 7 (7.07%) Tester
4 7 (7.07%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (6.06%) Architect
6 5 (5.05%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.05%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Configuration Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) PMO Manager
7 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.03%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.03%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Consultant
8 3 (3.03%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.03%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) WCF
2 1 (1.01%) SOAP
2 1 (1.01%) XML
2 1 (1.01%) XML Messaging
2 1 (1.01%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.07%) PMI
3 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.05%) Economics
4 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.04%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.04%) CMDB
6 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.03%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Replication
7 1 (1.01%) APACS
7 1 (1.01%) HACMP
7 1 (1.01%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.01%) DTV
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.01%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Windows
2 13 (13.13%) UNIX
3 11 (11.11%) Linux
4 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.05%) AIX
6 4 (4.04%) Solaris
6 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.03%) CentOS
8 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.58%) ITIL
2 34 (34.34%) Service Management
3 27 (27.27%) ITSM
4 19 (19.19%) ITIL V3
5 14 (14.14%) Test Scripting
6 13 (13.13%) Incident Management
6 13 (13.13%) Change Control
7 12 (12.12%) Project Management
8 10 (10.10%) Regression Testing
8 10 (10.10%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 8 (8.08%) Change Management
11 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.07%) Matrix Management
11 7 (7.07%) Test Planning
12 6 (6.06%) Network Management
12 6 (6.06%) CRM
12 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
12 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 42 (42.42%) SC Cleared
3 33 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 19 (19.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (11.11%) ISEB
6 10 (10.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (10.10%) ISTQB
7 7 (7.07%) PMI Certification
8 5 (5.05%) PMP
9 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.03%) MCSE
9 3 (3.03%) CCNP
9 3 (3.03%) CCNA
9 3 (3.03%) Degree
10 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.01%) MCP
11 1 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.13%) SLA
2 5 (5.05%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.08%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.06%) vSphere
5 4 (4.04%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.03%) NFS
7 1 (1.01%) UAG
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.01%) XenApp
7 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (35.35%) OVSD
2 14 (14.14%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (13.13%) OpenView
4 4 (4.04%) SCOM
4 4 (4.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (3.03%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.03%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.02%) SCCM
7 1 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.01%) Control-M
7 1 (1.01%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (1.01%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (1.01%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 33 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.19%) VMware
3 15 (15.15%) Cisco
3 15 (15.15%) NetApp
4 6 (6.06%) Citrix
4 6 (6.06%) IBM
5 5 (5.05%) EMC
5 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.05%) Brocade
5 5 (5.05%) F5
6 4 (4.04%) 3PAR
6 4 (4.04%) Remedy
7 3 (3.03%) Northgate
7 3 (3.03%) Lumension
7 3 (3.03%) GFI Software
7 3 (3.03%) NorthgateArinso
7 3 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.03%) Symantec
7 3 (3.03%) BMC
7 3 (3.03%) SAP