The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 63 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 7 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.97% 2.78% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.24% 6.21% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £150 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+216.66% -66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £148 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £360 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 £23.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.90 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +12.72%
HP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
313 177 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.23% 44.81% 48.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 86 132
Average daily rate £434 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.22% -7.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £146 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 11
Average hourly rate £14.60 £13.35 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.36% -23.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.56 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.40 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Oxfordshire region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Oxfordshire region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -21 5 £488 +225.00%
Banbury - 1 - -
Abingdon - - - -
Thame - - - -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (38.10%) LoadRunner
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 6 (28.57%) QA
4 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Adobe
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (19.05%) JIRA
5 4 (19.05%) Marketo
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (14.29%) Aprimo
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Marketing
6 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) ISEB
7 2 (9.52%) LAN
7 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco
7 2 (9.52%) WAN
7 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
7 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) ADSL
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) LoadRunner
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Test Leader
2 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Deskside Support
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) ITSM
7 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MOS
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) Adobe
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
1 4 (19.05%) Marketo
2 3 (14.29%) Aprimo
3 2 (9.52%) Infor
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Peregrine
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) BT