The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 42 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.96% 3.21% 2.96%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% 7.07% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate
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£281 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £306 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £342 £403
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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Oxfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
140 99 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.11% 45.41% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 59 53
Average daily rate £375 £334 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £16.50
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 Oxford

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) vSphere
3 6 (42.86%) Wireless
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Dell
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
6 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Altiris
6 3 (21.43%) EqualLogic
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) CentOS
6 3 (21.43%) WordPress
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Office 365
6 3 (21.43%) Dell KACE
6 3 (21.43%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (14.29%) CA LISA
7 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) ADSL
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.14%) IPv6
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) ICT Officer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 2 (14.29%) QA Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) REST
1 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) EqualLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) CentOS
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (14.29%) CA LISA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Dell
5 3 (21.43%) Altiris
5 3 (21.43%) Dell KACE
5 3 (21.43%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) Veeam
6 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 2 (14.29%) EMC
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) CA
7 1 (7.14%) Apple
7 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.14%) Juniper
7 1 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (7.14%) Meru Networks
7 1 (7.14%) Google
7 1 (7.14%) Fortinet