The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Peterborough 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 19 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 7 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.65% 5.65% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 9.46% 14.49% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£240 £219 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% +6.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+11.40% -1.72%
Vendors Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 59.68% 38.98% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 16
Average daily rate £240 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 15
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.80 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £16.80 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 29 July 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) ITIL
3 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
4 18 (69.23%) Hyper-V
5 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
5 17 (65.38%) Cisco
5 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
7 15 (57.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (57.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (57.69%) Firewall
7 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
7 15 (57.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (53.85%) Wireless
9 10 (38.46%) Migration
9 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
10 8 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (30.77%) Change Control
11 7 (26.92%) LAN
11 7 (26.92%) WAN
11 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
12 6 (23.08%) SAN
13 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (15.38%) Network Management
14 4 (15.38%) ARCserve
14 4 (15.38%) CA
14 4 (15.38%) SharePoint

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
2 15 (57.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 15 (57.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) Wireless
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (26.92%) LAN
4 7 (26.92%) WAN
5 6 (23.08%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) DNS
6 2 (7.69%) NAS
7 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.85%) Intranet
7 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (57.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Support Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Service Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (19.23%) Technical Support
6 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Design Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
4 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
5 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.69%) Linux
7 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Migration
3 8 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (30.77%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) Network Management
5 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) MCSE
1 2 (7.69%) MCSA
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 18 (69.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) ARCserve
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) CA
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Altiris
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Mercator
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.85%) Exinda