The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 24 29 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing HP 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.90% 2.44% 7.00%
As % of the Vendors category 3.70% 7.94% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£225 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -1.72%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Vendors Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
81 63 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 51.27% 30.73% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 19
Average daily rate £251 £355 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% -18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £182 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £25.30 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) Change Control
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (20.00%) NetApp
7 2 (20.00%) EMC
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (10.00%) SCCM
8 1 (10.00%) Network Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) IBM