The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Portsmouth 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 11 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing HP 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.56% 7.50% 4.39%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 15.79% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£375 - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.25 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
64 57 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 52.46% 47.50% 61.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 22
Average daily rate £356 £354 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £16.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £35.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) QA
4 5 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) SCCM
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) IIS
7 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) MOM
7 2 (13.33%) Symantec
7 2 (13.33%) McAfee
7 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (13.33%) Sophos
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) SCOM
7 2 (13.33%) Qualys
7 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Clustering
7 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Support Technician
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) HP SIM
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Afaria
2 2 (13.33%) MOM
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Symantec
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee
2 2 (13.33%) Sophos
2 2 (13.33%) Altiris
2 2 (13.33%) Qualys
2 2 (13.33%) Becrypt
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.67%) VMware