The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 31 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing HP 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.44% 0.57% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 6.45% 2.04% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£401 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.50% -13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.44% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +5.83%
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Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Vendors Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
124 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 37.80% 28.16% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 18 7
Average daily rate £420 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.89% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £204 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.24 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Northampton region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Northampton region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Service Management
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Network Management
5 3 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) SNMP
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Google Apps
6 2 (22.22%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
6 2 (22.22%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) hybris

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) SNMP
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Network Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Incident Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
1 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Application Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) BS15000
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) OVSD
1 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
1 2 (22.22%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (22.22%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) hybris
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp