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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 39 63 36
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Contract jobs citing HP 32 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.39% 1.30% 4.36%
As % of the Vendors category 7.57% 2.60% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £272 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £10.96 £10.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.95% -17.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-14.37% +16.36%
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
423 500 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.81% 49.95% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 248 135
Average daily rate £400 £375 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +24.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £521 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 32
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.36 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 39 (50.65%) Windows
2 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
4 25 (32.47%) DV Cleared
4 25 (32.47%) ITIL
5 24 (31.17%) Windows 7
6 23 (29.87%) Active Directory
7 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (23.38%) MCSE
8 17 (22.08%) Linux
8 17 (22.08%) SLA
8 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
9 16 (20.78%) VMware
10 15 (19.48%) Symantec
11 14 (18.18%) UNIX
12 13 (16.88%) MS Visio
12 13 (16.88%) MCP
12 13 (16.88%) EMC
12 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
13 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
13 12 (15.58%) Finance
13 12 (15.58%) Citrix
13 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
13 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (15.58%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (11.69%) Incident Management
15 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (16.88%) MS Visio
2 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.19%) MS Project
3 4 (5.19%) MS Office
4 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.09%) SAN
2 7 (9.09%) DHCP
3 6 (7.79%) DNS
3 6 (7.79%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.19%) Firewall
5 3 (3.90%) 3G
5 3 (3.90%) 4G
6 2 (2.60%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (2.60%) VLAN
6 2 (2.60%) SSH
6 2 (2.60%) GSM
6 2 (2.60%) FTP
6 2 (2.60%) 2G
6 2 (2.60%) SS7
7 1 (1.30%) Internet
7 1 (1.30%) VPN
7 1 (1.30%) LAN
7 1 (1.30%) VoIP
7 1 (1.30%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.30%) DB2
2 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.60%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Support Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (12.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Tester
6 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Linux Support
6 5 (6.49%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Build Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.19%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.60%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (50.65%) Windows
2 24 (31.17%) Windows 7
3 17 (22.08%) Linux
4 14 (18.18%) UNIX
5 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.90%) VMS
8 3 (3.90%) HPUX
8 3 (3.90%) Solaris
9 2 (2.60%) AIX
9 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
3 9 (11.69%) Incident Management
3 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (9.09%) Coaching
5 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.79%) System Testing
5 6 (7.79%) Performance Management
5 6 (7.79%) Test Scripting
5 6 (7.79%) Project Management
5 6 (7.79%) Service Management
6 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.49%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.90%) Requirements Management
7 3 (3.90%) Business Development
7 3 (3.90%) Earned Value Management
7 3 (3.90%) Time Management
8 2 (2.60%) Test Management
9 1 (1.30%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) C
1 5 (6.49%) Perl
2 4 (5.19%) Bourne shell
2 4 (5.19%) Korn
2 4 (5.19%) VB
3 3 (3.90%) VBA
4 2 (2.60%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) SQL
5 1 (1.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
2 25 (32.47%) DV Cleared
3 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (23.38%) MCSE
4 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
5 13 (16.88%) MCP
6 5 (6.49%) CCNA
6 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.49%) HNC
7 3 (3.90%) CCA
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.90%) RHCSA
8 2 (2.60%) Degree
8 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.60%) ISEB
9 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.30%) CCNP
9 1 (1.30%) MCSA
9 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (29.87%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) XenServer
4 5 (6.49%) NFS
5 2 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.30%) Xen
6 1 (1.30%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.30%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (10.39%) Nagios
2 8 (10.39%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.60%) SCCM
4 1 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.30%) OpenView
4 1 (1.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.78%) VMware
3 15 (19.48%) Symantec
4 13 (16.88%) EMC
5 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
5 12 (15.58%) Citrix
6 8 (10.39%) BMC
7 7 (9.09%) Cisco
8 6 (7.79%) Isilon
8 6 (7.79%) Altiris
8 6 (7.79%) Veritas
8 6 (7.79%) IBM
9 5 (6.49%) Dell
9 5 (6.49%) 3PAR
10 4 (5.19%) Juniper
10 4 (5.19%) NetApp
10 4 (5.19%) Remedy
11 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.90%) Oracle
11 3 (3.90%) SAP
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