The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 25 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing HP 16 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.65% 3.65% 2.69%
As % of the Vendors category 10.46% 7.75% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £398 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% +44.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £336
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.98% -40.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £18.88 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £18.88 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.68 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-8.83% +9.09%
HP
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Vendors Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
153 129 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 44.48% 47.08% 43.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 56 39
Average daily rate £370 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.80 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.88 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 18 (51.43%) VMware
2 16 (45.71%) Cisco
3 14 (40.00%) ITIL
4 13 (37.14%) Firewall
5 12 (34.29%) SAN
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (31.43%) Wireless
6 11 (31.43%) CCIE
6 11 (31.43%) Degree
6 11 (31.43%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (31.43%) Change Control
7 10 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 10 (28.57%) Blue Coat
7 10 (28.57%) ProxySG
7 10 (28.57%) Nortel Contivity
7 10 (28.57%) NAS
7 10 (28.57%) CCNP
7 10 (28.57%) CCNA
7 10 (28.57%) Nortel
7 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 7 (20.00%) Windows
9 6 (17.14%) SQL
9 6 (17.14%) Linux
9 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
9 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
9 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
9 6 (17.14%) Finance
10 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (14.29%) UNIX

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) Firewall
2 12 (34.29%) SAN
3 11 (31.43%) Wireless
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (28.57%) Nortel Contivity
4 10 (28.57%) NAS
5 3 (8.57%) FCoE
5 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.57%) DNS
6 2 (5.71%) SNMP
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) ISDN
7 1 (2.86%) LAN
7 1 (2.86%) WAN
7 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
2 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) JMeter
4 1 (2.86%) Introscope
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Architect
3 2 (5.71%) Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Administrator
3 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
3 2 (5.71%) Lead Architect
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) IT Support
4 1 (2.86%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) VXML
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.86%) RIA
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Android
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Change Control
3 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) TDD
4 3 (8.57%) OO
4 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.57%) OOD
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Business Development
5 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.57%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (31.43%) CCIE
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
2 10 (28.57%) CCNP
2 10 (28.57%) CCNA
3 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (28.57%) ProxySG
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) NFS
4 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) WMI
1 2 (5.71%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.86%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
2 1 (2.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) VMware
2 16 (45.71%) Cisco
3 10 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 10 (28.57%) Nortel
3 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) 3PAR
5 3 (8.57%) SAP
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) Veritas
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.86%) Open Text
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) CA
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Cognos
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) EMC