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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 49 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing HP 8 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.51% 1.56% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 4.40% 3.72% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Average daily rate £300 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £23.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.65 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+72.16% -11.93%
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
182 269 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.27% 41.97% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 179 88
Average daily rate £363 £403 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.93% +8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £525 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 36
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +19.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.30 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £25.00 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Banbury - 2 £300 - 1
Oxford -7 1 £300 -36.84% 1
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (50.00%) Wireless
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) CCENT
3 5 (35.71%) Aruba
3 5 (35.71%) VoIP
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
4 3 (21.43%) MCSE
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (14.29%) vSphere

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Wireless
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) VoIP
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) Junos
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) Skype
6 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
6 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
2 2 (14.29%) WinRunner
3 1 (7.14%) Protractor
3 1 (7.14%) QARun
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
1 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
1 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
1 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
1 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.14%) Business Development
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCENT
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
5 1 (7.14%) ACSA
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (7.14%) HP APS
5 1 (7.14%) ISEB
5 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.14%) MCITP
5 1 (7.14%) MCSA
5 1 (7.14%) MCTS
5 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.14%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Aruba
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) 3Com
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard