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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 20 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing HP 12 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.40% 1.46% 4.73%
As % of the Vendors category 15.79% 4.05% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Average daily rate
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£385 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £328 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £398 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
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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
76 74 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 27.84% 36.10% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 14
Average daily rate £407 £401 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.43% +18.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £265 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £496 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) ITIL
3 11 (52.38%) Service Management
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) VMware
5 9 (42.86%) OVSD
5 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (42.86%) F5
6 8 (38.10%) ITSM
6 8 (38.10%) MS Office
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) NetApp
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 7 (33.33%) Change Control
8 6 (28.57%) iSCSI
8 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) CentOS
8 6 (28.57%) Capacity Management
8 6 (28.57%) NFS
8 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
8 6 (28.57%) Ubuntu
9 5 (23.81%) Network Management
10 4 (19.05%) SQL

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Apps
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
1 6 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 2 (9.52%) SNMP
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) ProC
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Virtualisation Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Network Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.76%) HP Storage
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
1 11 (52.38%) Service Management
2 8 (38.10%) ITSM
3 7 (33.33%) Change Control
4 6 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (23.81%) Network Management
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 3 (14.29%) Application Performance Management
7 2 (9.52%) Release Management
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) CRM
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) BS15000
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (28.57%) NFS
3 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) OVSD
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (9.52%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.52%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) F5
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) hybris
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Lumension