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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 35 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing HP 34 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.13% 5.72% 4.57%
As % of the Vendors category 8.90% 12.80% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 17
Average daily rate
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£356 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £259 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +10.34%
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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
382 336 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.42% 44.68% 51.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 156 193
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 28
Average hourly rate £11.15 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.80% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £8.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £22.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 35 (48.61%) Security Cleared
2 27 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 21 (29.17%) ITIL
4 19 (26.39%) VMware
5 16 (22.22%) Finance
5 16 (22.22%) SQL
6 15 (20.83%) Windows
6 15 (20.83%) Service Management
7 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (19.44%) HP UCMDB
8 13 (18.06%) DV Cleared
8 13 (18.06%) NetApp
9 11 (15.28%) Service Delivery
10 10 (13.89%) Cisco
10 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
10 10 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (12.50%) CMDB
12 8 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (11.11%) OVSD
12 8 (11.11%) SAN
13 7 (9.72%) Hitachi
13 7 (9.72%) EMC
13 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
13 7 (9.72%) NFS
13 7 (9.72%) Linux
13 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
13 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
13 7 (9.72%) Incident Management
13 7 (9.72%) iSCSI
13 7 (9.72%) Fibre Channel

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.78%) Papyrus
3 2 (2.78%) Apache
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) PaaS
1 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) SAN
2 7 (9.72%) iSCSI
2 7 (9.72%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (4.17%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.78%) LDAP
4 2 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (1.39%) SNMP
5 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.39%) Network Security
5 1 (1.39%) Intranet
5 1 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
1 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.39%) Selenium
2 1 (1.39%) WatiN
2 1 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Automotive
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Consultant
2 12 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Test Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Incident Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Coordinator
5 4 (5.56%) Architect
5 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.17%) Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Systems Support
6 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) ITIL Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) Test Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) LAMP
3 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.78%) WCF
4 1 (1.39%) Ajax
4 1 (1.39%) XML
4 1 (1.39%) Middleware
4 1 (1.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) CMDB
2 5 (6.94%) EMC Centera
3 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) EPoS
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Linux
3 5 (6.94%) HPUX
3 5 (6.94%) Ubuntu
3 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) CentOS
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) ITIL
2 15 (20.83%) Service Management
3 11 (15.28%) Service Delivery
4 8 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (9.72%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (8.33%) Change Control
7 5 (6.94%) Web Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.17%) Change Management
9 3 (4.17%) Project Management
9 3 (4.17%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.17%) ITSM
9 3 (4.17%) SOA
9 3 (4.17%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) VBScript
2 4 (5.56%) C
3 3 (4.17%) C#
3 3 (4.17%) Java
3 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.78%) VBA
5 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.39%) VB
5 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (48.61%) Security Cleared
2 27 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.06%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.33%) ISEB
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.39%) CISA
7 1 (1.39%) CISM
7 1 (1.39%) CISSP
7 1 (1.39%) HND
7 1 (1.39%) CCNP
7 1 (1.39%) CCNA
7 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 5 (6.94%) BS15000
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.72%) NFS
2 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.78%) Postfix
4 2 (2.78%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.78%) Squid
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) HP UCMDB
2 10 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (11.11%) OVSD
4 4 (5.56%) OpenView
5 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.39%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) VMware
2 13 (18.06%) NetApp
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco
3 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.72%) EMC
4 7 (9.72%) Hitachi
5 6 (8.33%) IBM
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle
6 5 (6.94%) Brocade
6 5 (6.94%) 3PAR
6 5 (6.94%) F5
7 3 (4.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.78%) Dell
8 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.78%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.39%) Veeam
9 1 (1.39%) Symantec
9 1 (1.39%) Sophos
9 1 (1.39%) Telerik
9 1 (1.39%) StorageTek