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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 47 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing HP 19 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.68% 4.21% 2.53%
As % of the Vendors category 6.27% 8.56% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 9
Average daily rate £469 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £262 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £481 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £11.21 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.73 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+74.86% -11.45%
HP
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
303 397 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.68% 49.13% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 191 174
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 19
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £9.75 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £14.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (32.50%) DV Cleared
5 13 (32.50%) Service Management
6 12 (30.00%) OVSD
6 12 (30.00%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) MS Office
7 11 (27.50%) ITIL
7 11 (27.50%) VMware
7 11 (27.50%) ITSM
7 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
8 10 (25.00%) ITIL V3
8 10 (25.00%) SCCM
8 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
9 9 (22.50%) iSCSI
10 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 8 (20.00%) Linux
10 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 7 (17.50%) IBM
11 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (17.50%) Ubuntu
11 7 (17.50%) Firewall
12 6 (15.00%) SAN
12 6 (15.00%) CRM

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (12.50%) CICS
1 5 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) iSCSI
2 7 (17.50%) Firewall
3 6 (15.00%) SAN
4 5 (12.50%) VPN
5 4 (10.00%) Internet
5 4 (10.00%) NAS
5 4 (10.00%) SMTP
6 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.00%) DNS
8 1 (2.50%) LAN
8 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Easytrieve
3 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
1 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Architect
2 9 (22.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.50%) PC Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) Deployment Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Hardware Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) PC Rollout Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Platform Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) SOAP
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) ISPF
2 4 (10.00%) JMS
3 2 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Ubuntu
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.50%) CentOS
5 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 5 (12.50%) zOS
6 2 (5.00%) AIX
6 2 (5.00%) Solaris
6 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Service Management
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) ITSM
3 10 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (15.00%) CRM
5 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 5 (12.50%) High Availability
5 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.00%) DoDAF
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) MODAF
6 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Defect Management
7 3 (7.50%) RUP
7 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) UML
7 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Assembly Language
2 5 (12.50%) C++
2 5 (12.50%) COBOL
2 5 (12.50%) JCL
2 5 (12.50%) REXX
3 4 (10.00%) CLIST
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (32.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (10.00%) ISEB
6 2 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) CCSP
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.50%) MCP
7 1 (2.50%) MCTS
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) GAAP
3 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
1 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.50%) NFS
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) OVSD
2 10 (25.00%) SCCM
3 4 (10.00%) OpenView
3 4 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (5.00%) WSUS
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) IBM
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 4 (10.00%) CA
5 4 (10.00%) Dell
5 4 (10.00%) StorageTek
5 4 (10.00%) Sun
6 3 (7.50%) webMethods
7 2 (5.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.00%) Brocade
7 2 (5.00%) EMC
7 2 (5.00%) GFI Software
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
7 2 (5.00%) Remedy
8 1 (2.50%) Compaq
8 1 (2.50%) ESRI
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) Terracotta