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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 18 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing HP 8 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.80% 13.77% 10.00%
As % of the Vendors category 9.41% 25.68% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate
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£238 £218 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -51.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £181 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £233 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £13.86 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+19.81% +1.11%
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Cambridgeshire

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
85 74 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 61.59% 53.62% 59.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 29
Average daily rate £250 £266 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% -26.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 May 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Wireless
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
2 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (53.85%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (53.85%) Change Control
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (46.15%) SAN
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) ARCserve
5 5 (38.46%) CA
5 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (38.46%) LAN
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) Network Management
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
1 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) Wireless
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) ATM
6 1 (7.69%) Intranet
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
5 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (53.85%) Change Control
2 5 (38.46%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) ARCserve
2 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.69%) Exinda
3 1 (7.69%) Altiris
3 1 (7.69%) VMware