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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 43 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing HP 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.18% 2.91% 2.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 7.14% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£488 £150 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+225.00% -67.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £147 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £285 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.90 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +9.09%
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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
195 70 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 45.99% 40.70% 52.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 46 78
Average daily rate £475 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £142 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £396 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.40 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.08 £28.05 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 (35.71%) LoadRunner
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Marketo
2 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) QA
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Aprimo
3 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Infor
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.14%) ISEB
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Test Leader
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Marketo
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 3 (21.43%) Aprimo
3 2 (14.29%) Infor
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Peregrine
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy