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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 26 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing HP 50 37 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.07% 4.08% 8.55%
As % of the Vendors category 12.47% 9.07% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 26
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £268 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.19 £11.50 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.52% -23.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £13.73
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +3.78%
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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
401 408 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.67% 44.98% 46.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 222 138
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £258 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 42
Average hourly rate £10.04 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.72% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £18.75 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 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 3 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 49 (58.33%) ITIL
2 48 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 40 (47.62%) SC Cleared
4 32 (38.10%) OVSD
4 32 (38.10%) MS Office
5 31 (36.90%) Service Management
6 29 (34.52%) DV Cleared
7 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
8 23 (27.38%) MS Excel
9 22 (26.19%) ITSM
10 21 (25.00%) SQL
11 20 (23.81%) Windows
12 18 (21.43%) VMware
13 16 (19.05%) ITIL V3
14 15 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (17.86%) Hyper-V
14 15 (17.86%) Finance
15 14 (16.67%) SLA
15 14 (16.67%) NetApp
15 14 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 13 (15.48%) Cisco
16 13 (15.48%) OpenView
16 13 (15.48%) HP Quality Center
16 13 (15.48%) Incident Management
17 12 (14.29%) Change Control
17 12 (14.29%) Linux
18 11 (13.10%) Test Scripting
19 10 (11.90%) UNIX
19 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
19 10 (11.90%) Project Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.14%) Lync
3 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.57%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (38.10%) MS Office
2 23 (27.38%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) PaaS
1 3 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
1 5 (5.95%) SAN
2 4 (4.76%) DNS
2 4 (4.76%) BIG-IP
2 4 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.57%) Network Security
3 3 (3.57%) SNMP
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) Internet
4 2 (2.38%) LAN
4 2 (2.38%) WAN
4 2 (2.38%) DHCP
5 1 (1.19%) CDMA
5 1 (1.19%) GSM
5 1 (1.19%) DWDM
5 1 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) MySQL
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) HP UFT
1 5 (5.95%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.57%) JMeter
2 3 (3.57%) Selenium
3 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.19%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.19%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Automotive
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Military
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Analyst
2 15 (17.86%) Test Analyst
3 9 (10.71%) Incident Manager
4 6 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Tester
5 5 (5.95%) Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) Configuration Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Architect
6 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.57%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Network Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.38%) PMO Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Senior Incident Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Agile Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) WCF
2 1 (1.19%) SOAP
2 1 (1.19%) XML
2 1 (1.19%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.95%) PMI
2 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.76%) CMDB
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Clustering
4 3 (3.57%) Economics
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.19%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.19%) CCTV
6 1 (1.19%) iPhone
6 1 (1.19%) iPad
6 1 (1.19%) Replication
6 1 (1.19%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.19%) APACS
6 1 (1.19%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.19%) DTV
6 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.81%) Windows
2 12 (14.29%) Linux
3 10 (11.90%) UNIX
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.76%) CentOS
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.76%) AIX
5 4 (4.76%) Solaris
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (58.33%) ITIL
2 31 (36.90%) Service Management
3 22 (26.19%) ITSM
4 16 (19.05%) ITIL V3
5 13 (15.48%) Incident Management
6 12 (14.29%) Change Control
7 11 (13.10%) Test Scripting
8 10 (11.90%) Project Management
9 9 (10.71%) Data Analysis
10 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.33%) Matrix Management
11 7 (8.33%) Regression Testing
11 7 (8.33%) Test Planning
12 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
12 6 (7.14%) CRM
12 6 (7.14%) Network Management
13 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
14 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
14 4 (4.76%) Migration
14 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.19%) Java
5 1 (1.19%) VBScript
5 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 40 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 29 (34.52%) DV Cleared
4 14 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (9.52%) ISEB
6 7 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 7 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (5.95%) PMI Certification
7 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.95%) MCSE
8 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.57%) PMP
9 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.38%) CCNP
10 2 (2.38%) CCNA
10 2 (2.38%) Degree
11 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.19%) CCDE
11 1 (1.19%) MCP
11 1 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 15 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (17.86%) Hyper-V
2 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.33%) vSphere
4 4 (4.76%) NFS
5 1 (1.19%) UAG
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (38.10%) OVSD
2 13 (15.48%) OpenView
2 13 (15.48%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (5.95%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (3.57%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (3.57%) SCOM
5 3 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (2.38%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (1.19%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) VMware
3 14 (16.67%) NetApp
4 13 (15.48%) Cisco
5 6 (7.14%) IBM
5 6 (7.14%) EMC
5 6 (7.14%) Brocade
5 6 (7.14%) F5
6 5 (5.95%) GFI Software
6 5 (5.95%) 3PAR
6 5 (5.95%) Citrix
6 5 (5.95%) Dell
6 5 (5.95%) Symantec
7 3 (3.57%) SAP
7 3 (3.57%) Lumension
8 2 (2.38%) TOWER Software
8 2 (2.38%) Infoblox
8 2 (2.38%) NetScout
8 2 (2.38%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.38%) McAfee