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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 36 51 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing HP 31 27 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.59% 2.66% 4.88%
As % of the Vendors category 7.65% 5.40% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 28
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £139 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £12.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.25 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.29 £12.25 £17.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +10.34%
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
405 500 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.93% 49.31% 55.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 198 217
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £173 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 21
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014, 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 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 19 (33.93%) ITIL
4 15 (26.79%) Configuration Management
5 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (21.43%) Linux
6 12 (21.43%) Citrix
6 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
7 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
8 10 (17.86%) ITIL V2
8 10 (17.86%) HP UCMDB
8 10 (17.86%) Asset Management
8 10 (17.86%) Project Management
8 10 (17.86%) VMware
8 10 (17.86%) Serena
9 9 (16.07%) SQL
9 9 (16.07%) UNIX
9 9 (16.07%) DV Cleared
9 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (14.29%) WMI
10 8 (14.29%) Fat Client
10 8 (14.29%) MCSE
10 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 8 (14.29%) Cisco
10 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 8 (14.29%) Thin Client
10 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.79%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) DNS
2 6 (10.71%) DHCP
3 5 (8.93%) LAN
4 4 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 4 (7.14%) VPN
5 3 (5.36%) VoIP
5 3 (5.36%) WAN
5 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.36%) SAN
5 3 (5.36%) DMZ
5 3 (5.36%) Firewall
5 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.57%) IPsec
6 2 (3.57%) VLAN
6 2 (3.57%) NAS
6 2 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (3.57%) MPLS
6 2 (3.57%) OSPF
6 2 (3.57%) BGP
6 2 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.79%) Toad
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Tester
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Junior
5 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Tester
6 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 8 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
4 9 (16.07%) UNIX
5 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.57%) AIX
8 1 (1.79%) Solaris
8 1 (1.79%) CentOS
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) ITIL
2 15 (26.79%) Configuration Management
3 10 (17.86%) Project Management
3 10 (17.86%) Asset Management
3 10 (17.86%) ITIL V2
4 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.93%) Time Management
8 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.36%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.57%) ITSM
9 2 (3.57%) Service Management
9 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.57%) Network Design
9 2 (3.57%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) VB
2 5 (8.93%) Korn
2 5 (8.93%) Bourne shell
2 5 (8.93%) C
2 5 (8.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) DV Cleared
4 8 (14.29%) MCSE
4 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (8.93%) MCP
6 5 (8.93%) CCA
6 5 (8.93%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (7.14%) HNC
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.57%) CCNA
10 1 (1.79%) VTSP
10 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.79%) MCSA
10 1 (1.79%) CCNP
10 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.79%) MCDST
10 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
1 3 (5.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.50%) NFS
4 5 (8.93%) XenApp
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.79%) KVM
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.79%) XenServer
6 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) HP UCMDB
2 8 (14.29%) WMI
3 6 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (10.71%) NetBackup
4 5 (8.93%) Nagios
4 5 (8.93%) SCCM
5 3 (5.36%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Citrix
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.86%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) Serena
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco
4 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 7 (12.50%) Borland
5 7 (12.50%) EMC
6 5 (8.93%) Isilon
7 4 (7.14%) Altiris
7 4 (7.14%) Symantec
8 3 (5.36%) CA
9 2 (3.57%) Veritas
9 2 (3.57%) NetIQ
9 2 (3.57%) IBM
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle
9 2 (3.57%) Dell
9 2 (3.57%) Juniper
9 2 (3.57%) BMC
9 2 (3.57%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.07 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago