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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 34 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 41 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.54% 3.02% 4.17%
As % of the Vendors category 10.10% 7.18% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £14.56
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -5.53%
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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
406 362 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 44.91% 42.00% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 177 131
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 23
Average hourly rate £10.04 £9.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.58 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.35 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 43 (53.09%) Security Cleared
2 42 (51.85%) ITIL
3 41 (50.62%) SC Cleared
4 23 (28.40%) Service Management
5 22 (27.16%) MS Office
6 21 (25.93%) OVSD
7 19 (23.46%) DV Cleared
7 19 (23.46%) Windows
7 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
8 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 18 (22.22%) ITSM
9 16 (19.75%) SLA
10 15 (18.52%) Cisco
10 15 (18.52%) Finance
10 15 (18.52%) Incident Management
11 13 (16.05%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (16.05%) ITIL V3
11 13 (16.05%) Configuration Management
12 11 (13.58%) NetApp
13 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (11.11%) Change Control
14 9 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
14 9 (11.11%) Migration
14 9 (11.11%) VMware
15 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
15 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (9.88%) MS Visio
15 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (8.64%) Data Analysis

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.70%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (27.16%) MS Office
2 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
3 8 (9.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) assyst
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) PaaS
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
2 2 (2.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) BIG-IP
1 5 (6.17%) iSCSI
2 4 (4.94%) SAN
3 3 (3.70%) Network Security
3 3 (3.70%) CDMA
3 3 (3.70%) GSM
3 3 (3.70%) DNS
3 3 (3.70%) SNMP
3 3 (3.70%) DHCP
4 2 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (2.47%) Internet
4 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) LAN
5 1 (1.23%) WAN
5 1 (1.23%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.70%) PowerCenter
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (4.94%) LoadRunner
1 4 (4.94%) Selenium
1 4 (4.94%) eggPlant
2 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.70%) JMeter
3 1 (1.23%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Automotive
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Analyst
2 13 (16.05%) Test Analyst
3 8 (9.88%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.64%) Incident Manager
4 7 (8.64%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Configuration Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Architect
6 4 (4.94%) Applications Support
6 4 (4.94%) Test Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Tester
6 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Software Tester
7 3 (3.70%) Network Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (2.47%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.94%) PMI
2 4 (4.94%) CMDB
3 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.70%) iPad
3 3 (3.70%) Economics
3 3 (3.70%) iPhone
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) CCTV
5 1 (1.23%) DTV
5 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.23%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.23%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.41%) Linux
5 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.94%) CentOS
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.70%) Android
7 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.70%) UNIX
7 3 (3.70%) AIX
7 3 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.85%) ITIL
2 23 (28.40%) Service Management
3 18 (22.22%) ITSM
4 15 (18.52%) Incident Management
5 13 (16.05%) ITIL V3
5 13 (16.05%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.11%) Change Control
6 9 (11.11%) Migration
7 7 (8.64%) Data Analysis
7 7 (8.64%) Project Management
8 6 (7.41%) Network Management
8 6 (7.41%) Test Planning
9 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.17%) Performance Management
9 5 (6.17%) Matrix Management
9 5 (6.17%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) VB
3 3 (3.70%) VBScript
3 3 (3.70%) Java
4 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (53.09%) Security Cleared
2 41 (50.62%) SC Cleared
3 19 (23.46%) DV Cleared
4 9 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.17%) ISEB
7 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
7 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
8 3 (3.70%) MCSE
8 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.47%) PMP
9 2 (2.47%) CCIE
9 2 (2.47%) CCNP
9 2 (2.47%) CCNA
9 2 (2.47%) CCDE
9 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.47%) Degree
9 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.17%) NFS
5 3 (3.70%) vSphere
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) OVSD
2 13 (16.05%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (8.64%) OpenView
4 3 (3.70%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (3.70%) SCCM
4 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.47%) SCOM
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.52%) Cisco
3 11 (13.58%) NetApp
4 9 (11.11%) VMware
5 7 (8.64%) F5
5 7 (8.64%) Remedy
6 5 (6.17%) Brocade
6 5 (6.17%) EMC
7 4 (4.94%) Dell
7 4 (4.94%) IBM
7 4 (4.94%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.70%) Informatica
8 3 (3.70%) Citrix
9 2 (2.47%) AppSense
9 2 (2.47%) Juniper
9 2 (2.47%) BMC
9 2 (2.47%) Symantec
9 2 (2.47%) Apple
9 2 (2.47%) SAP
9 2 (2.47%) Blue Coat