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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 17 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 4 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.10% 11.71% 12.63%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 21.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 1
Average hourly rate £11.68 £13.38 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.71% +30.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -3.38%
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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
60 60 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 46.51% 54.05% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 28
Average daily rate £300 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £267 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £450 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.15% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.64 £12.88 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (8.33%) Altiris
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Clustering
5 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) MOM
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (8.33%) Sophos
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Technician
2 4 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) QA Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (8.33%) MOM
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
2 1 (8.33%) Sophos
2 1 (8.33%) Altiris
2 1 (8.33%) Qualys
2 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (8.33%) Becrypt
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle