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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 31 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing HP 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.62% 2.29% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 3.96% 7.84% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£331 £304 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.05% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -1.72%
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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
101 51 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 40.89% 29.14% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 24 33
Average daily rate £375 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.65 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -20.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.65 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.76 £19.54 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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
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 26 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Google
3 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 5 (71.43%) hybris
3 5 (71.43%) Google Apps
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Apache
3 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (14.29%) Ansible
5 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Server Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Google
2 5 (71.43%) hybris
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco