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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 24 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing HP 10 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.48% 0.95% 4.05%
As % of the Vendors category 11.63% 2.41% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate
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£385 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £338 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £338 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +8.03%
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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
86 83 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 29.97% 39.52% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 53 23
Average daily rate £407 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £280 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £486 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.52 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
1 13 (61.90%) DV Cleared
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Service Management
4 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (42.86%) F5
5 8 (38.10%) OVSD
5 8 (38.10%) ITSM
5 8 (38.10%) MS Office
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) NetApp
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (33.33%) Change Control
6 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) CentOS
7 6 (28.57%) Capacity Management
7 6 (28.57%) iSCSI
7 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (28.57%) NFS
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
7 6 (28.57%) Ubuntu
8 5 (23.81%) Network Management
9 4 (19.05%) SQL

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.76%) HP Storage
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 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
1 10 (47.62%) 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%) Performance Management
6 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 3 (14.29%) Application Performance Management
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
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 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
1 13 (61.90%) DV Cleared
1 13 (61.90%) 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%) 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 8 (38.10%) 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%) NetApp
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) hybris
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Lumension