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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 48 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 22 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.10% 3.39% 4.10%
As % of the Vendors category 5.38% 6.78% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 24
Median daily rate £340 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £348
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Median hourly rate £13.41 £46.95 £10.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.43% +328.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.45 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-50.73% +117.50%

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
409 472 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 57.61% 49.95% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 255 229
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 6
Median hourly rate £30.91 £30.00 £38.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.39 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for HP.

1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) IBM
3 11 (23.40%) Solaris
4 10 (21.28%) Oracle
4 10 (21.28%) Finance
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
5 9 (19.15%) VMware
5 9 (19.15%) ITIL
5 9 (19.15%) MS Office
5 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
5 9 (19.15%) Internet
6 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
6 8 (17.02%) Unix
6 8 (17.02%) Linux
6 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
6 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (17.02%) Degree
7 7 (14.89%) Business Development
7 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (14.89%) Change Management
7 7 (14.89%) Firewall
7 7 (14.89%) SQL
8 6 (12.77%) CRM
8 6 (12.77%) PLM
8 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
8 6 (12.77%) MBA
8 6 (12.77%) Economics
8 6 (12.77%) Business Analysis
8 6 (12.77%) Google
8 6 (12.77%) Pay per click

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.38%) Documentum
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Internet
2 7 (14.89%) Firewall
3 4 (8.51%) SAN
3 4 (8.51%) VoIP
4 2 (4.26%) ATM
4 2 (4.26%) Broadband
4 2 (4.26%) DNS
4 2 (4.26%) DSLAM
4 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.26%) Junos
4 2 (4.26%) LAN
4 2 (4.26%) MPLS
4 2 (4.26%) MRTG
4 2 (4.26%) PPP
4 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.26%) SNMP
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) xDSL
5 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) DB2
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Ant
1 5 (10.64%) ClearCase
1 5 (10.64%) Maven
2 4 (8.51%) ClearQuest
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.77%) Mandarin Language
3 6 (12.77%) Marketing
3 6 (12.77%) Spanish Language
4 4 (8.51%) Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Field Engineer
1 7 (14.89%) Field Service Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Break Fix Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Business Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Hardware Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) HP Printer Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Marketing Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Printer Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) CGI
1 5 (10.64%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Economics
3 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Statistics
6 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Solaris
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
4 8 (17.02%) Linux
4 8 (17.02%) Unix
5 5 (10.64%) AIX
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.26%) Android
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) Business Development
2 7 (14.89%) Change Management
3 6 (12.77%) Analytics
3 6 (12.77%) Business Analysis
3 6 (12.77%) Business Transformation
3 6 (12.77%) Case Management
3 6 (12.77%) CRM
3 6 (12.77%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (12.77%) Data Architecture
3 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (12.77%) Pay per click
3 6 (12.77%) PLM
3 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
4 5 (10.64%) Network Management
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) Perl
2 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) MBA
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) CCNA
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.26%) CCNP
6 2 (4.26%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) SCSA
6 2 (4.26%) Sun Certification
7 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) WSUS
3 2 (4.26%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) IBM
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle
3 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) VMware
4 6 (12.77%) Google
5 4 (8.51%) EMC
6 3 (6.38%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
6 3 (6.38%) Veritas
7 2 (4.26%) Apple
7 2 (4.26%) Aruba
7 2 (4.26%) Avaya
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco
7 2 (4.26%) Clearswift
7 2 (4.26%) Juniper
7 2 (4.26%) Samsung
7 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.26%) Splunk
7 2 (4.26%) Sun