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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 29 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing HP 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.39% 3.38% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 6.54% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.85%
Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
92 107 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 42.59% 51.69% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 72 85
Average daily rate £349 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.57% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £17.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -29.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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 24 July 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Infor
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) Nortel
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Infor
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
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