The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Milton Keynes region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 39 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing HP 31 22 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.44% 4.06% 5.54%
As % of the Vendors category 8.16% 8.70% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 11
Average daily rate £313 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
380 253 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.18% 46.68% 54.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 128 183
Average daily rate £380 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 33
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.58 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.93% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £16.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
Buckinghamshire

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
2 25 (53.19%) Windows
3 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
4 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
5 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (29.79%) VMware
6 13 (27.66%) DV Cleared
7 11 (23.40%) ITIL
8 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
8 10 (21.28%) Cisco
9 8 (17.02%) OpenView
9 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
9 8 (17.02%) SQL
9 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
10 7 (14.89%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
11 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (12.77%) Service Management
11 6 (12.77%) iSCSI
11 6 (12.77%) ITIL V3
12 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (10.64%) WhatsUp Gold
12 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (10.64%) HP UCMDB
12 5 (10.64%) OVSD
12 5 (10.64%) NetApp
12 5 (10.64%) SLA
12 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) Papyrus
4 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) iSCSI
2 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 3 (6.38%) SAN
5 2 (4.26%) DNS
5 2 (4.26%) SMTP
5 2 (4.26%) DHCP
5 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.26%) Internet
5 2 (4.26%) ICMP
5 2 (4.26%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (4.26%) NAS
6 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.13%) Intranet
6 1 (2.13%) LAN
6 1 (2.13%) WAN
6 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.26%) Selenium
General
1 2 (4.26%) Banking
1 2 (4.26%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Consultant
3 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Coordinator
4 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Test Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
1 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.26%) WCF
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) CESG
3 2 (4.26%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.26%) PKI
3 2 (4.26%) Telematics
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.64%) Linux
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.38%) CentOS
6 3 (6.38%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.26%) UNIX
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Service Management
2 6 (12.77%) ITIL V3
3 4 (8.51%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
4 3 (6.38%) Change Control
4 3 (6.38%) Web Testing
4 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.38%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) SOA
5 2 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.26%) Information Security
5 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Automation Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Test Management
5 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) VBScript
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) VBA
5 1 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
2 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
3 13 (27.66%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) ISEB
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.26%) CCNP
6 2 (4.26%) CCNA
6 2 (4.26%) CISSP
6 2 (4.26%) CISA
6 2 (4.26%) CISM
7 1 (2.13%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) MCP
7 1 (2.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 4 (8.51%) QA
3 3 (6.38%) BS15000
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.51%) NFS
4 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) Postfix
5 1 (2.13%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.13%) Squid
5 1 (2.13%) Snort
5 1 (2.13%) Nmap
5 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) OpenView
2 5 (10.64%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (10.64%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (10.64%) OVSD
3 4 (8.51%) HP NNM
4 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco
4 5 (10.64%) NetApp
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix
5 4 (8.51%) Symantec
5 4 (8.51%) OPNET
6 3 (6.38%) F5
6 3 (6.38%) StorageTek
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
6 3 (6.38%) Sun
7 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.26%) Lumension
8 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) EMC
8 1 (2.13%) Compaq
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