The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 41 61 41
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Contract jobs citing HP 35 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.36% 1.42% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 7.25% 2.82% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £268 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.44% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.55 £10.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.55% -17.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
483 532 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.35% 50.43% 50.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 251 140
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015, 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 36 (50.00%) Windows
2 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 29 (40.28%) Security Cleared
4 24 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 22 (30.56%) ITIL
6 21 (29.17%) Windows 7
7 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 18 (25.00%) Linux
9 16 (22.22%) VMware
10 15 (20.83%) UNIX
10 15 (20.83%) MCSE
10 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (20.83%) SLA
10 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
11 14 (19.44%) Configuration Management
12 13 (18.06%) Symantec
13 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
13 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
13 11 (15.28%) MCP
14 10 (13.89%) MS Visio
14 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
14 10 (13.89%) Finance
14 10 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
16 8 (11.11%) Ethernet
16 8 (11.11%) Citrix
16 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
17 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.89%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.33%) MS Office
4 4 (5.56%) MS Project
4 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 6 (8.33%) SAN
4 5 (6.94%) Firewall
5 4 (5.56%) DHCP
5 4 (5.56%) VPN
5 4 (5.56%) VoIP
5 4 (5.56%) Broadband
6 3 (4.17%) xDSL
6 3 (4.17%) ATM
6 3 (4.17%) DNS
6 3 (4.17%) PPP
6 3 (4.17%) DSLAM
7 2 (2.78%) SS7
7 2 (2.78%) 3G
7 2 (2.78%) 2G
7 2 (2.78%) FTP
7 2 (2.78%) GSM
7 2 (2.78%) 4G
7 2 (2.78%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) DB2
2 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) JIRA
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.78%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.89%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Tester
3 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Architect
5 4 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Administrator
5 4 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Linux Support
6 3 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.78%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.78%) Consultant
7 2 (2.78%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) CSS
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) XML
2 1 (1.39%) Middleware
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.39%) CMDB
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (50.00%) Windows
2 21 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 18 (25.00%) Linux
4 15 (20.83%) UNIX
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (8.33%) Solaris
8 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.17%) HPUX
9 3 (4.17%) VMS
10 2 (2.78%) AIX
11 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) ITIL
2 14 (19.44%) Configuration Management
3 8 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
5 5 (6.94%) System Testing
6 4 (5.56%) Project Management
6 4 (5.56%) Service Management
6 4 (5.56%) Coaching
6 4 (5.56%) Time Management
6 4 (5.56%) Requirements Management
7 3 (4.17%) Business Development
7 3 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.17%) Software Delivery
7 3 (4.17%) Earned Value Management
7 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.78%) Migration
8 2 (2.78%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) VBA
3 2 (2.78%) C
3 2 (2.78%) C#
3 2 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) Korn
4 1 (1.39%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.39%) Perl
4 1 (1.39%) VB
4 1 (1.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 29 (40.28%) Security Cleared
2 24 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 15 (20.83%) MCSE
3 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 11 (15.28%) MCP
5 7 (9.72%) CCNA
5 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.33%) Degree
7 4 (5.56%) HNC
8 3 (4.17%) SCSA
8 3 (4.17%) RHCSA
8 3 (4.17%) CCNP
8 3 (4.17%) A+ Certification
8 3 (4.17%) Sun Certification
9 2 (2.78%) CCA
9 2 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.78%) ISEB
9 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.83%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.33%) XenServer
4 2 (2.78%) NFS
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.39%) Xen
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.39%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.39%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.94%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.94%) Nagios
3 2 (2.78%) SCCM
4 1 (1.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.39%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.22%) VMware
3 13 (18.06%) Symantec
4 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 8 (11.11%) Citrix
6 7 (9.72%) Veritas
7 6 (8.33%) EMC
7 6 (8.33%) IBM
7 6 (8.33%) Oracle
8 5 (6.94%) 3PAR
8 5 (6.94%) Dell
8 5 (6.94%) Cisco
8 5 (6.94%) BMC
9 4 (5.56%) NetApp
9 4 (5.56%) Remedy
9 4 (5.56%) Altiris
10 3 (4.17%) Huawei
10 3 (4.17%) Isilon
10 3 (4.17%) SAP
10 3 (4.17%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday