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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 39 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.35% 1.92% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 4.29% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate £300 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £364 £323
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +12.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+69.36% -7.50%
HP
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
106 163 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.32% 44.66% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 107 42
Average daily rate £268 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.55% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) 3Com
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) CA
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
4 1 (20.00%) Intel Security

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Junos
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) Protractor
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Support
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (20.00%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Veeam
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) 3Com
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard