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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 41 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing HP 14 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.43% 2.54% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 5.79% 5.22% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 4
Average daily rate
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£315 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
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
242 230 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.09% 48.73% 57.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 125 142
Average daily rate £368 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £161 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 22
Average hourly rate £16.25 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.00 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £22.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 9 £323 +7.50% 1
Abingdon - - - - 4
Banbury - - - -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 8 (40.00%) Selenium
3 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (20.00%) QA
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
6 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) Workflow
7 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.00%) DHCP
7 3 (15.00%) Dell
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.00%) Infor
8 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (10.00%) Office 365
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) NetApp

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) LoadRunner
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
1 1 (5.00%) Statistics
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.00%) WSUS
4 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
3 3 (15.00%) Infor
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Nortel
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam
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Posted: 17 days ago