The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 25 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 Reading 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 38 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 31 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.44% 3.84% 4.36%
As % of the Vendors category 7.13% 7.43% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £245 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £136 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £390 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Average hourly rate £13.79 £12.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.53% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.68 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £13.83 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.25 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
435 498 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 48.28% 51.66% 53.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 188 202
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 32
Average hourly rate £17.07 £27.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +76.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
HP
Berkshire

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) Windows
3 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
5 12 (24.49%) VMware
6 11 (22.45%) Project Management
6 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (20.41%) Asset Management
7 10 (20.41%) ITIL V2
7 10 (20.41%) HP UCMDB
7 10 (20.41%) Serena
7 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.37%) SQL
9 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
9 8 (16.33%) WMI
9 8 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (14.29%) DV Cleared
10 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 7 (14.29%) StarTeam
10 7 (14.29%) Cisco
10 7 (14.29%) Citrix
10 7 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (14.29%) Borland
10 7 (14.29%) PRINCE
10 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (12.24%) Linux
11 6 (12.24%) MS Office
11 6 (12.24%) Windows XP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.04%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) LAN
1 5 (10.20%) SAN
2 4 (8.16%) VPN
3 3 (6.12%) DMZ
3 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.08%) IPsec
4 2 (4.08%) VLAN
4 2 (4.08%) NAS
4 2 (4.08%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (4.08%) MPLS
4 2 (4.08%) OSPF
4 2 (4.08%) BGP
4 2 (4.08%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) SMS
4 2 (4.08%) VoIP
4 2 (4.08%) WAN
4 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Configuration Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Tester
3 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Junior
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Tester
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.08%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
1 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.04%) Replication
2 1 (2.04%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.24%) Linux
3 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
3 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
4 4 (8.16%) UNIX
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.08%) AIX
6 1 (2.04%) Solaris
6 1 (2.04%) CentOS
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 11 (22.45%) Project Management
4 10 (20.41%) Asset Management
4 10 (20.41%) ITIL V2
5 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
6 7 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.16%) Time Management
9 3 (6.12%) System Testing
9 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
10 2 (4.08%) Service Management
10 2 (4.08%) ITSM
10 2 (4.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) MCP
5 3 (6.12%) MCSE
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.08%) CCNA
7 1 (2.04%) CCA
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (2.04%) MCSA
7 1 (2.04%) CCNP
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.04%) MCDST
7 1 (2.04%) MCITP
7 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) COBIT
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) XenApp
4 3 (6.12%) vSphere
4 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.08%) XenServer
6 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.04%) NFS
6 1 (2.04%) vCloud
6 1 (2.04%) KVM
6 1 (2.04%) Nmap
6 1 (2.04%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) HP UCMDB
2 8 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (16.33%) WMI
3 6 (12.24%) SCCM
4 3 (6.12%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.04%) SCOM
6 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) VMware
2 10 (20.41%) Serena
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) Citrix
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco
3 7 (14.29%) Borland
4 4 (8.16%) Symantec
5 3 (6.12%) Remedy
5 3 (6.12%) McAfee
5 3 (6.12%) CA
5 3 (6.12%) IBM
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) EMC
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) AppSense
6 2 (4.08%) Altiris
6 2 (4.08%) Fujitsu
6 2 (4.08%) BMC
6 2 (4.08%) NetIQ
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