The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Plymouth 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 21 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing HP 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Plymouth 2.73% 5.00% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% 16.67% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.72%
Vendors Category
Plymouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Plymouth 43.64% 30.00% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 11
Average daily rate £300 £305 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £260 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £413 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
HP
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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 15 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
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 18 April 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%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
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
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center