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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 50 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing HP 27 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.69% 3.59% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 5.14% 7.64% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 10
Average daily rate
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£356 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £202 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £385 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +39.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +8.03%
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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
525 406 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.29% 47.05% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 186 195
Average daily rate £413 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £255 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
2 24 (34.78%) Windows
3 22 (31.88%) ITIL
3 22 (31.88%) Security Cleared
4 19 (27.54%) Configuration Management
5 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 18 (26.09%) DV Cleared
5 18 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 16 (23.19%) Symantec
7 14 (20.29%) Firewall
7 14 (20.29%) SLA
7 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (20.29%) MCP
7 14 (20.29%) MS Office
7 14 (20.29%) MCSE
7 14 (20.29%) MS Visio
8 12 (17.39%) Telecoms
9 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
10 10 (14.49%) Linux
10 10 (14.49%) Cisco
10 10 (14.49%) Ethernet
11 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
11 9 (13.04%) SQL
11 9 (13.04%) Service Management
12 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (10.14%) Degree
13 7 (10.14%) QA
13 7 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (10.14%) Oracle
13 7 (10.14%) UNIX

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (2.90%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS Office
1 14 (20.29%) MS Visio
2 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 7 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.45%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Firewall
2 10 (14.49%) Ethernet
3 7 (10.14%) VoIP
3 7 (10.14%) VPN
4 6 (8.70%) DSLAM
4 6 (8.70%) ATM
4 6 (8.70%) Broadband
4 6 (8.70%) PPP
4 6 (8.70%) xDSL
5 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.80%) SAN
6 4 (5.80%) VLAN
6 4 (5.80%) Network Security
7 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.90%) 4G
8 2 (2.90%) VoLTE
8 2 (2.90%) 3G
8 2 (2.90%) DNS
8 2 (2.90%) SMS
8 2 (2.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.45%) ProC
2 1 (1.45%) MSI
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 12 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (20.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Architect
4 7 (10.14%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Support Technician
5 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 5 (7.25%) Test Leader
5 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Service Desk Technician
8 2 (2.90%) Help Desk Support Technician
8 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (2.90%) IMAC Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) OSS Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Help Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) HTML
1 2 (2.90%) CSS
1 2 (2.90%) Web Services
1 2 (2.90%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) WAP
2 1 (1.45%) Middleware
2 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) CMDB
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.45%) Economics
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Windows
2 18 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.49%) Linux
4 7 (10.14%) UNIX
5 6 (8.70%) Solaris
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.35%) SUSE
8 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.45%) HPUX
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) ITIL
2 19 (27.54%) Configuration Management
3 9 (13.04%) Service Management
4 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
5 5 (7.25%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Change Control
6 4 (5.80%) Test Strategy
6 4 (5.80%) Test Planning
6 4 (5.80%) QMS
6 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.80%) Quality Management
6 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.80%) Migration
6 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.90%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) Python
3 2 (2.90%) Ruby
3 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.90%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) Perl
3 2 (2.90%) PHP
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) VBScript
4 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) Security Cleared
2 18 (26.09%) DV Cleared
3 14 (20.29%) MCP
3 14 (20.29%) MCSE
3 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.14%) Degree
6 6 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (8.70%) Sun Certification
6 6 (8.70%) SCSA
6 6 (8.70%) ISTQB
6 6 (8.70%) CCNP
6 6 (8.70%) CCNA
6 6 (8.70%) ISEB
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) SLA
2 7 (10.14%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) PMBOK
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) XenServer
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) XenApp
4 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.90%) HP NNM
3 2 (2.90%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (2.90%) OpenView
4 1 (1.45%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.45%) WSUS
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) Symantec
3 10 (14.49%) Cisco
4 7 (10.14%) IBM
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle
5 6 (8.70%) Veritas
5 6 (8.70%) Sun
5 6 (8.70%) Huawei
6 5 (7.25%) VMware
6 5 (7.25%) EMC
7 4 (5.80%) SAP
7 4 (5.80%) Nokia
7 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.80%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.80%) Crossbeam
8 3 (4.35%) NetApp
8 3 (4.35%) Dell
8 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.35%) Citrix
8 3 (4.35%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago