The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing HP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Plymouth - 3.77% -
As % of the Vendors category - 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +10.34%
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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 Plymouth region.

Vendors Category
Plymouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Plymouth 32.08% 52.83% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 1
Average daily rate £580 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £44.40 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Plymouth

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Plymouth

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Plymouth

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Plymouth

HP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Plymouth 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 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Process
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Plymouth 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Process
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center