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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 14 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 6 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.55% 8.70% 5.41%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 16.13% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +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 Portsmouth region.

Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
60 62 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 45.45% 53.91% 61.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 26
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £445 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 13
Average hourly rate £18.06 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.31% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.88 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £36.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) MS Office
3 5 (35.71%) QA
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) SCCM
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) SCOM
6 2 (14.29%) Qualys
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Clustering
6 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 2 (14.29%) Altiris
6 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 2 (14.29%) HP SIM
6 2 (14.29%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (14.29%) Becrypt
6 2 (14.29%) IIS
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) MOM
6 2 (14.29%) Symantec
6 2 (14.29%) McAfee

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) QA Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) HP SIM
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Afaria
2 2 (14.29%) MOM
2 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Qualys
2 2 (14.29%) Altiris
2 2 (14.29%) Becrypt
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec
2 2 (14.29%) McAfee
2 2 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) 3PAR