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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 36 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing HP 36 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.76% 4.52% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 10.84% 9.98% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 15
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £255 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +10.34%
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
332 411 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 43.92% 45.31% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 185 173
Average daily rate £425 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 21
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.08 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.35% +23.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £9.00 £8.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £15.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 27 (48.21%) Security Cleared
3 24 (42.86%) Windows
4 23 (41.07%) ITIL
5 21 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 20 (35.71%) Service Management
7 15 (26.79%) VMware
7 15 (26.79%) SQL
7 15 (26.79%) ITIL V3
8 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (25.00%) OVSD
8 14 (25.00%) MS Office
8 14 (25.00%) ITSM
9 13 (23.21%) SAN
10 10 (17.86%) Finance
10 10 (17.86%) Firewall
10 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.86%) DV Cleared
10 10 (17.86%) Capacity Management
10 10 (17.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (16.07%) iSCSI
11 9 (16.07%) SCOM
11 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
11 9 (16.07%) Linux
11 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
11 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
11 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (14.29%) NetApp
12 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 8 (14.29%) SharePoint

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) CICS
2 5 (8.93%) MQSeries
3 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Office
2 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) SAN
2 10 (17.86%) Firewall
3 9 (16.07%) iSCSI
4 5 (8.93%) LAN
5 4 (7.14%) Internet
5 4 (7.14%) NAS
5 4 (7.14%) SMTP
5 4 (7.14%) WAN
6 3 (5.36%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Easytrieve
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Change Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (5.36%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) LAN Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.36%) WAN Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) WAN Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) SOAP
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) ISPF
2 4 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Clustering
2 3 (5.36%) FlexPod
3 2 (3.57%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.79%) CESG
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (12.50%) CentOS
3 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) zOS
6 1 (1.79%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.79%) Unix
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) ITIL
2 20 (35.71%) Service Management
3 15 (26.79%) ITIL V3
4 14 (25.00%) ITSM
5 10 (17.86%) Capacity Management
6 7 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (10.71%) Change Management
7 6 (10.71%) CRM
7 6 (10.71%) High Availability
8 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.14%) DoDAF
9 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.14%) MODAF
9 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Service Design
9 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
9 4 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Assembly Language
2 5 (8.93%) C++
2 5 (8.93%) COBOL
2 5 (8.93%) JCL
2 5 (8.93%) REXX
3 4 (7.14%) CLIST
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (48.21%) Security Cleared
2 21 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 10 (17.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (12.50%) ISEB
5 5 (8.93%) MCSE
5 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.79%) CCNA
8 1 (1.79%) CCSP
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.79%) MCP
8 1 (1.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) GAAP
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.93%) NFS
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.36%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) OVSD
2 9 (16.07%) SCOM
3 4 (7.14%) OpenView
3 4 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (5.36%) Nagios
5 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.79%) SCSM
6 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) NetApp
4 6 (10.71%) Cisco
4 6 (10.71%) IBM
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle
6 4 (7.14%) CA
6 4 (7.14%) Dell
6 4 (7.14%) SAP
6 4 (7.14%) StorageTek
6 4 (7.14%) Sun
7 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.36%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix
7 3 (5.36%) CommVault
7 3 (5.36%) EMC
7 3 (5.36%) Juniper
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.36%) webMethods
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