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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 39 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 27 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.34% 2.72% 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category 7.48% 6.02% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 9
Average daily rate
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£324 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.41% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £267 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £426 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
361 332 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 44.68% 45.11% 52.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 145 173
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 27
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £9.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £15.16 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 23 (35.94%) Security Cleared
2 22 (34.38%) Finance
3 18 (28.13%) VMware
3 18 (28.13%) ITIL
3 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
4 15 (23.44%) HP UCMDB
5 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (18.75%) SQL
6 12 (18.75%) NetApp
6 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 11 (17.19%) Service Management
7 11 (17.19%) Windows
7 11 (17.19%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (15.63%) SAN
8 10 (15.63%) Cisco
9 9 (14.06%) Hitachi
9 9 (14.06%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (14.06%) CMDB
10 8 (12.50%) DV Cleared
10 8 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (12.50%) IBM
10 8 (12.50%) EMC
10 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 7 (10.94%) EMC Centera
11 7 (10.94%) Oracle
11 7 (10.94%) Brocade
11 7 (10.94%) 3PAR
12 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
12 6 (9.38%) QA
12 6 (9.38%) Microsoft

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) PaaS
1 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) SAN
2 9 (14.06%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (7.81%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.69%) WAN
5 2 (3.13%) LDAP
6 1 (1.56%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.56%) Firewall
6 1 (1.56%) MPLS
6 1 (1.56%) SNMP
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) LAN
6 1 (1.56%) SMS
6 1 (1.56%) VoIP
6 1 (1.56%) WLAN
6 1 (1.56%) NAS
6 1 (1.56%) xDSL
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.56%) DB2
2 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.56%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.56%) WatiN
2 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Automotive
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Analyst
1 10 (15.63%) Consultant
2 9 (14.06%) Storage Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Incident Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.69%) ITIL Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Capacity Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) LAMP
2 1 (1.56%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) CMDB
2 7 (10.94%) EMC Centera
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) EPoS
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) HPUX
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) CentOS
3 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) UNIX
4 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 11 (17.19%) Service Management
4 8 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.81%) Web Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Change Control
7 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.25%) Project Management
8 3 (4.69%) Change Management
8 3 (4.69%) ITSM
8 3 (4.69%) Network Management
8 3 (4.69%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.69%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) C
3 2 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) ISEB
4 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) CISA
6 1 (1.56%) CISM
6 1 (1.56%) CISSP
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.56%) HND
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) BS15000
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) NFS
3 2 (3.13%) Squid
3 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.13%) Postfix
3 2 (3.13%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) HP UCMDB
2 11 (17.19%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.69%) OVSD
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.56%) OpenView
5 1 (1.56%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) VMware
2 12 (18.75%) NetApp
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
4 9 (14.06%) Hitachi
5 8 (12.50%) IBM
5 8 (12.50%) EMC
6 7 (10.94%) Oracle
6 7 (10.94%) Brocade
6 7 (10.94%) 3PAR
7 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.69%) SAP
9 2 (3.13%) F5
9 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.56%) Telerik
10 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.56%) Symantec
10 1 (1.56%) Remedy
10 1 (1.56%) Sophos
10 1 (1.56%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.56%) Citrix