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 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 24 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.87% 3.13% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 6.98% 7.50% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Average daily rate £253 £416 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.30% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +10.34%
HP
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
86 120 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 41.15% 41.67% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 67 17
Average daily rate £375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £258 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +31.81%
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 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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Break Fix Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) HP Printer Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Printer Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Fedora
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
1 1 (16.67%) ITSM
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) RHCE
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) OVSD
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat