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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 46 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 26 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.96% 2.75% 2.79%
As % of the Vendors category 6.45% 6.10% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 8
Average daily rate
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£278 £283 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £258 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £401 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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 £18.00 £14.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -3.38%
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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
403 328 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.95% 45.05% 48.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 146 166
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £155 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 26
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £8.55 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £14.50 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 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 21 October 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 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 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
3 18 (29.51%) ITIL
4 16 (26.23%) SC Cleared
5 15 (24.59%) HP UCMDB
6 14 (22.95%) VMware
7 13 (21.31%) SQL
8 12 (19.67%) Service Delivery
8 12 (19.67%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (18.03%) Service Management
10 9 (14.75%) NetApp
10 9 (14.75%) Cisco
10 9 (14.75%) SAN
10 9 (14.75%) Hitachi
10 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (14.75%) CMDB
11 8 (13.11%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (13.11%) IBM
11 8 (13.11%) EMC
11 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
11 8 (13.11%) Windows
12 7 (11.48%) Oracle
12 7 (11.48%) Brocade
12 7 (11.48%) EMC Centera
12 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
12 7 (11.48%) Waterfall
12 7 (11.48%) 3PAR
13 6 (9.84%) Web Testing
14 5 (8.20%) Incident Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) PaaS
1 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) SAN
2 8 (13.11%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (4.92%) WAN
4 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.64%) NAS
5 1 (1.64%) xDSL
5 1 (1.64%) SNMP
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
5 1 (1.64%) MPLS
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) Network Security
5 1 (1.64%) LDAP
5 1 (1.64%) LAN
5 1 (1.64%) SMS
5 1 (1.64%) VoIP
5 1 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) DB2
2 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Selenium
2 1 (1.64%) WatiN
2 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Automotive
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Storage Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Incident Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.92%) ITIL Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Capacity Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.28%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) LAMP
2 1 (1.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) CMDB
2 7 (11.48%) EMC Centera
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) EPoS
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) HPUX
3 3 (4.92%) Linux
4 2 (3.28%) UNIX
5 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) Service Delivery
3 11 (18.03%) Service Management
4 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.48%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.84%) Web Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Project Management
9 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.92%) Change Management
10 3 (4.92%) ITSM
10 3 (4.92%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.92%) Network Management
10 3 (4.92%) System Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
11 2 (3.28%) ITIL V3
11 2 (3.28%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) C
3 2 (3.28%) Java
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
2 16 (26.23%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.20%) ISEB
5 4 (6.56%) Degree
6 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.64%) CISA
7 1 (1.64%) CISM
7 1 (1.64%) CISSP
7 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) BS15000
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) NFS
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) Squid
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.64%) Postfix
3 1 (1.64%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (24.59%) HP UCMDB
2 12 (19.67%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.92%) OVSD
4 1 (1.64%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.64%) OpenView
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) VMware
2 9 (14.75%) Cisco
2 9 (14.75%) Hitachi
2 9 (14.75%) NetApp
3 8 (13.11%) IBM
3 8 (13.11%) EMC
4 7 (11.48%) Brocade
4 7 (11.48%) 3PAR
4 7 (11.48%) Oracle
5 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.64%) Symantec
7 1 (1.64%) Remedy
7 1 (1.64%) Sophos
7 1 (1.64%) F5
7 1 (1.64%) Veeam
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix
7 1 (1.64%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.64%) Telerik