The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oxfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 47 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing HP 4 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.74% 2.22% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 4.61% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate £175 £395 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.69% -31.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.75 £25.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -29.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.72%
Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
186 217 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.64% 48.12% 55.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 117 155
Average daily rate £350 £315 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £469 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 70
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% -16.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £10.43 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
HP
South East

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +4 2 £175 -62.16% 2
Abingdon - - - - 4
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 4 (28.57%) QA
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 3 (21.43%) Physics
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) NUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) Dell
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) PABX
4 1 (7.14%) Office 365
4 1 (7.14%) MarkLogic

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) PABX
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MarkLogic
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Transition Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Quality Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
1 3 (21.43%) Physics
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C-shell
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Korn
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) RHCE
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) NFS
1 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Nortel
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy