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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 45 38 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Contract jobs citing HP 31 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.15% 4.11% 1.81%
As % of the Vendors category 6.16% 9.38% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 10
Average daily rate £350 £225 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £119 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £63.00 £10.96 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+474.81% +1.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.73 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+74.86% -11.45%
HP
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
503 384 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 51.07% 43.84% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 211 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 8 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (44.78%) Windows
2 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
3 22 (32.84%) Security Cleared
4 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
5 19 (28.36%) DV Cleared
6 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
7 17 (25.37%) Linux
8 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (23.88%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (22.39%) VMware
10 14 (20.90%) ITIL
10 14 (20.90%) Windows Server
11 13 (19.40%) SLA
12 12 (17.91%) MCP
12 12 (17.91%) Unix
12 12 (17.91%) MCSE
13 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
13 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
13 11 (16.42%) Firewall
13 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (14.93%) Oracle
15 9 (13.43%) MS Visio
15 9 (13.43%) Cisco
15 9 (13.43%) IBM
15 9 (13.43%) CCNA
15 9 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (13.43%) SAN
15 9 (13.43%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (11.94%) EMC

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.49%) IIS
1 1 (1.49%) JBoss
1 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) Firewall
1 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.43%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (13.43%) SAN
3 8 (11.94%) Ethernet
4 5 (7.46%) LAN
5 4 (5.97%) VLAN
6 3 (4.48%) IPv6
6 3 (4.48%) NAS
6 3 (4.48%) WAN
7 2 (2.99%) BGP
7 2 (2.99%) DHCP
7 2 (2.99%) DNS
7 2 (2.99%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.99%) Internet
7 2 (2.99%) Network Security
7 2 (2.99%) OSPF
7 2 (2.99%) VPN
7 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) DB2
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) LoadRunner
2 6 (8.96%) Selenium
3 5 (7.46%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.97%) HP UFT
5 3 (4.48%) JIRA
6 2 (2.99%) JMeter
7 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.49%) JBehave
7 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.49%) JUnit
7 1 (1.49%) Maven
7 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Front Office
4 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (14.93%) Service Desk Support
4 8 (11.94%) 1st Line Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Service Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Service Desk Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Break Fix Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Hardware Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Test Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) SOAP
2 4 (5.97%) Web Services
2 4 (5.97%) XML
3 2 (2.99%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.49%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.49%) Java EE
4 1 (1.49%) JSON
4 1 (1.49%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.48%) Replication
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.49%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.49%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Life Science
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.78%) Windows
2 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
3 17 (25.37%) Linux
4 14 (20.90%) Windows Server
5 12 (17.91%) Unix
6 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.97%) Solaris
9 2 (2.99%) AIX
9 2 (2.99%) SUSE
10 1 (1.49%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) ITIL
2 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
3 8 (11.94%) Defect Management
4 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.45%) SDLC
5 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.96%) Migration
5 6 (8.96%) Test Management
6 5 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.48%) Change Management
8 3 (4.48%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.48%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.48%) Use Case
8 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) Java
3 3 (4.48%) C
3 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.48%) Python
4 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.99%) Ruby
4 2 (2.99%) VBA
5 1 (1.49%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
5 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Security Cleared
2 19 (28.36%) DV Cleared
3 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (17.91%) MCP
4 12 (17.91%) MCSE
5 9 (13.43%) CCNA
5 9 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.97%) Degree
6 4 (5.97%) HNC
6 4 (5.97%) MCSA
6 4 (5.97%) RHCSA
6 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.99%) ISEB
8 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) SLA
2 6 (8.96%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) XenApp
4 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.99%) vSphere
6 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.97%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (5.97%) Nagios
2 4 (5.97%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.99%) vMotion
3 2 (2.99%) WSUS
4 1 (1.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.49%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.49%) SCCM
4 1 (1.49%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.39%) VMware
3 10 (14.93%) Oracle
4 9 (13.43%) Cisco
4 9 (13.43%) IBM
5 8 (11.94%) EMC
6 6 (8.96%) Citrix
7 4 (5.97%) Altiris
7 4 (5.97%) Brocade
7 4 (5.97%) Dell
7 4 (5.97%) Hitachi
7 4 (5.97%) Intel
7 4 (5.97%) Remedy
8 3 (4.48%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.48%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.48%) ProCurve
8 3 (4.48%) StorageTek
8 3 (4.48%) Sun
9 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.99%) Veritas
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