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 28 July 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 27 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing HP 41 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.22% 4.39% 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category 10.51% 8.25% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 14
Median daily rate £413 £313 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 4
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £13.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +56.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.51 £21.55 £17.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.90% +16.65%
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
390 497 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.68% 53.27% 48.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 262 178
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 21
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £30.90 £19.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 25 (38.46%) Linux
2 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
3 21 (32.31%) Windows
4 19 (29.23%) Windows Server
5 18 (27.69%) ITIL
6 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.08%) Firewall
8 14 (21.54%) SAN
8 14 (21.54%) Red Hat
8 14 (21.54%) MS Office
8 14 (21.54%) DV Cleared
8 14 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (18.46%) High Availability
9 12 (18.46%) SLA
9 12 (18.46%) Cisco
10 11 (16.92%) VMware
10 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (16.92%) MCP
11 10 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (15.38%) Data Centre
12 9 (13.85%) CCNA
12 9 (13.85%) AIX
13 8 (12.31%) Clustering
13 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
13 8 (12.31%) Unix
13 8 (12.31%) Oracle
13 8 (12.31%) KVM
13 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
13 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (4.62%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Office
2 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) HP Helion
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) Firewall
2 14 (21.54%) SAN
3 6 (9.23%) LAN
3 6 (9.23%) WAN
4 5 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 5 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (4.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (4.62%) Internet
5 3 (4.62%) Network Security
6 2 (3.08%) VoIP
6 2 (3.08%) Wireless
6 2 (3.08%) WLAN
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.54%) DNS
7 1 (1.54%) MPLS
7 1 (1.54%) SNMP
7 1 (1.54%) VPN
7 1 (1.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.54%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
1 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.54%) TestRail
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) 3rd Line Support
1 12 (18.46%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Linux Support
3 7 (10.77%) Architect
3 7 (10.77%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 6 (9.23%) Linux Specialist
4 6 (9.23%) Support Specialist
5 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Middleware
2 3 (4.62%) .NET
2 3 (4.62%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.08%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.54%) CGI
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.31%) Clustering
3 5 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.08%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.54%) CMDB
6 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Linux
2 21 (32.31%) Windows
3 19 (29.23%) Windows Server
4 14 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.85%) AIX
6 8 (12.31%) Unix
7 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 4 (6.15%) SUSE
10 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) ITIL
2 12 (18.46%) High Availability
3 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
4 7 (10.77%) Defect Management
4 7 (10.77%) Migration
4 7 (10.77%) Time Management
5 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.69%) Data Privacy
6 5 (7.69%) Presales
7 4 (6.15%) Network Management
7 4 (6.15%) Patch Management
7 4 (6.15%) Software Distribution
7 4 (6.15%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Test Management
7 4 (6.15%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.62%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) Perl
2 5 (7.69%) Python
2 5 (7.69%) SQL
3 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.08%) VBA
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.54%) DV Cleared
3 11 (16.92%) MCP
3 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (13.85%) CCNA
6 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
7 7 (10.77%) RHCE
8 6 (9.23%) MCSE
9 5 (7.69%) MCSA
9 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (4.62%) CCNP
10 3 (4.62%) Degree
11 2 (3.08%) BC Cleared
11 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.54%) CCIE
12 1 (1.54%) ISEB
12 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
12 1 (1.54%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.31%) KVM
3 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (3.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.54%) Firmware
6 1 (1.54%) RHEV
6 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (10.77%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (9.23%) WSUS
4 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.54%) Control-M
5 1 (1.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.54%) Puppet
5 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.54%) Red Hat
3 12 (18.46%) Cisco
4 11 (16.92%) VMware
5 8 (12.31%) Oracle
6 7 (10.77%) EMC
6 7 (10.77%) IBM
7 6 (9.23%) Dell
7 6 (9.23%) Juniper
8 5 (7.69%) Hitachi
8 5 (7.69%) Intel
9 3 (4.62%) Aruba
9 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.62%) Citrix
9 3 (4.62%) F5
9 3 (4.62%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.62%) TippingPoint
10 2 (3.08%) Altiris
10 2 (3.08%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (3.08%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
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