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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 27 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 40 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.46% 2.33% 3.60%
As % of the Vendors category 8.77% 4.70% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 15
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£280 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £257 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £435 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £328 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.55 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.29%
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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
456 489 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.84% 49.59% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 218 185
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £222 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.62% -30.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.10 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 35 (47.30%) Security Cleared
3 28 (37.84%) Windows
4 27 (36.49%) DV Cleared
5 20 (27.03%) SC Cleared
5 20 (27.03%) Windows 7
6 19 (25.68%) ITIL
7 18 (24.32%) Active Directory
7 18 (24.32%) Symantec
8 17 (22.97%) Configuration Management
9 15 (20.27%) MS Office
10 14 (18.92%) MCP
10 14 (18.92%) MCSE
10 14 (18.92%) MS Visio
10 14 (18.92%) SLA
10 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
12 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
12 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (14.86%) Test Scripting
13 11 (14.86%) Finance
14 10 (13.51%) VMware
14 10 (13.51%) Ethernet
14 10 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (12.16%) Cisco
15 9 (12.16%) IBM
16 8 (10.81%) Dell
16 8 (10.81%) ISEB
16 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (4.05%) MS Project Server
1 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Office
2 14 (18.92%) MS Visio
3 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
4 6 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (5.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.35%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) Ethernet
2 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.46%) Firewall
4 5 (6.76%) VPN
4 5 (6.76%) VoIP
5 4 (5.41%) DSLAM
5 4 (5.41%) PPP
5 4 (5.41%) ATM
5 4 (5.41%) Broadband
5 4 (5.41%) xDSL
6 3 (4.05%) 4G
6 3 (4.05%) SAN
6 3 (4.05%) 3G
7 2 (2.70%) SS7
7 2 (2.70%) SMS
7 2 (2.70%) 2G
7 2 (2.70%) GSM
7 2 (2.70%) VLAN
7 2 (2.70%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (1.35%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.70%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.35%) Selenium
4 1 (1.35%) MSI
4 1 (1.35%) ProC
General
1 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 11 (14.86%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (18.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) Tester
3 6 (8.11%) Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Test Leader
4 5 (6.76%) Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Applications Packager
6 3 (4.05%) Administrator
6 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Consultant
7 2 (2.70%) Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (2.70%) Build Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) HTML
1 2 (2.70%) CSS
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
1 2 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.70%) Replication
2 2 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (1.35%) Economics
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.84%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.81%) UNIX
4 6 (8.11%) Linux
5 5 (6.76%) Solaris
6 3 (4.05%) HPUX
7 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) ITIL
2 17 (22.97%) Configuration Management
3 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (14.86%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.76%) System Testing
6 5 (6.76%) Integration Testing
6 5 (6.76%) Software Delivery
7 4 (5.41%) Service Management
7 4 (5.41%) Test Strategy
7 4 (5.41%) Test Planning
7 4 (5.41%) Business Development
8 3 (4.05%) Requirements Management
8 3 (4.05%) Earned Value Management
8 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.05%) Migration
8 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.05%) Project Management
9 2 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) Java
2 3 (4.05%) VBA
3 2 (2.70%) C
3 2 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) Python
4 1 (1.35%) VBScript
4 1 (1.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 35 (47.30%) Security Cleared
2 27 (36.49%) DV Cleared
3 20 (27.03%) SC Cleared
4 14 (18.92%) MCP
4 14 (18.92%) MCSE
4 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (10.81%) ISEB
5 8 (10.81%) ISTQB
6 7 (9.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (8.11%) Degree
8 4 (5.41%) CCNP
8 4 (5.41%) CCNA
8 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.41%) Sun Certification
8 4 (5.41%) SCSA
9 2 (2.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) SLA
2 8 (10.81%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.35%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) XenServer
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.05%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.35%) HP NNM
3 1 (1.35%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.32%) Symantec
3 10 (13.51%) VMware
4 9 (12.16%) Cisco
4 9 (12.16%) IBM
5 8 (10.81%) Dell
6 7 (9.46%) Oracle
6 7 (9.46%) NetApp
7 5 (6.76%) 3PAR
7 5 (6.76%) SAP
8 4 (5.41%) Veritas
8 4 (5.41%) Sun
8 4 (5.41%) Citrix
8 4 (5.41%) Veeam
8 4 (5.41%) Zerto
8 4 (5.41%) Neverfail
8 4 (5.41%) Varonis
8 4 (5.41%) Huawei
9 3 (4.05%) McAfee
10 2 (2.70%) Hitachi
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Rate: £9.5 - £11.5 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago