The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Northamptonshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 38 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing HP 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.28% 1.76% 1.66%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 6.67% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate £400 £345 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -12.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 60 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 32.39% 26.43% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 75
Average daily rate £390 £338 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -23.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.75 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £16.50 £26.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
HP
East Midlands

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -12 1 £400 +15.94%
Corby - - - - 1
Kettering - - - -
HP
East Midlands

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) EDI
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SAP SD
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) FMCG
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) XenServer
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Support Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) EDI Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) SAP EDI Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix