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 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 36 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.14% 1.72% 2.47%
As % of the Vendors category 5.60% 4.76% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £175 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £175 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.91 £13.75 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+23.00% +0.29%
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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
125 84 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.23% 36.21% 51.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 35 84
Average daily rate £450 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 5
Average hourly rate £8.50 £14.75 £14.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.37% -0.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.35 £13.04 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £17.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Dell
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) EqualLogic
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Dell KACE
4 3 (27.27%) Ruckus Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) CentOS
4 3 (27.27%) WordPress
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Replication
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) Altiris
5 2 (18.18%) CLARiiON
5 2 (18.18%) Symmetrix
5 2 (18.18%) EMC Centera
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (27.27%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) ADSL
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) ICT Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) QA Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) EqualLogic
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) CLARiiON
2 2 (18.18%) Symmetrix
2 2 (18.18%) EMC Centera
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
4 2 (18.18%) HPUX
4 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Dell
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Dell KACE
3 3 (27.27%) Ruckus Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Altiris
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Marketo
5 1 (9.09%) Adobe
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Aprimo
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet