The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Oxford 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 30 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing HP 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.84% 1.17% 2.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 2.65% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £175 £463 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.16% -19.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £25.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 113 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.96% 44.14% 56.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 64 75
Average daily rate £325 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 32
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.43 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.08% -40.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £10.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
Oxfordshire

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
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 16 April 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) ProCurve
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) C-shell
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) MarkLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MarkLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C-shell
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Korn
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) RHCE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) ProCurve
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle