The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 16 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.19% 3.64% 9.33%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 8.33% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £288 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -19.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £13.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +140.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +9.09%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 60.64% 43.64% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 10
Average daily rate £355 £290 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.41% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £535 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Average hourly rate £13.10 £31.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Becrypt
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 1 (14.29%) Becrypt
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee