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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 30 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 43 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.75% 3.26% 2.75%
As % of the Vendors category 10.29% 6.37% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £235 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £389 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Average hourly rate £10.96 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.69% -11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.90 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +9.09%
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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
418 565 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.19% 51.22% 56.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 316 219
Average daily rate £375 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 36
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.99 £11.20 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.60 £15.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 44 (57.14%) Windows
2 32 (41.56%) Active Directory
3 28 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 26 (33.77%) ITIL
5 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
5 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
6 23 (29.87%) Linux
7 21 (27.27%) MCSE
7 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (25.97%) DV Cleared
9 19 (24.68%) Citrix
10 18 (23.38%) UNIX
10 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (22.08%) Red Hat
11 17 (22.08%) EMC
12 16 (20.78%) SLA
12 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
14 14 (18.18%) Configuration Management
14 14 (18.18%) VMware
14 14 (18.18%) NetBackup
15 13 (16.88%) Nagios
15 13 (16.88%) DHCP
15 13 (16.88%) MCP
16 12 (15.58%) MS Visio
16 12 (15.58%) NFS
16 12 (15.58%) DNS
16 12 (15.58%) Symantec
17 11 (14.29%) Incident Management
17 11 (14.29%) Isilon

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) DHCP
2 12 (15.58%) DNS
3 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.09%) SAN
5 6 (7.79%) Ethernet
6 5 (6.49%) Firewall
7 3 (3.90%) VLAN
8 2 (2.60%) SSH
8 2 (2.60%) FTP
8 2 (2.60%) LAN
8 2 (2.60%) SMS
8 2 (2.60%) VoIP
8 2 (2.60%) WAN
9 1 (1.30%) Broadband
9 1 (1.30%) VPN
9 1 (1.30%) SSL
9 1 (1.30%) IPv6
9 1 (1.30%) 3G
9 1 (1.30%) Internet
9 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) DB2
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
1 1 (1.30%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Support Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (14.29%) Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Linux Support
6 6 (7.79%) Windows Support Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Support
7 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Web Services
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Basis
1 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Fat Client
1 10 (12.99%) Thin Client
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (57.14%) Windows
2 28 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 23 (29.87%) Linux
4 18 (23.38%) UNIX
4 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.90%) VMS
9 2 (2.60%) AIX
9 2 (2.60%) HPUX
9 2 (2.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) ITIL
2 14 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 11 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.09%) Project Management
4 7 (9.09%) Coaching
5 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.79%) Performance Management
5 6 (7.79%) Service Management
6 5 (6.49%) Time Management
6 5 (6.49%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.19%) Requirements Management
7 4 (5.19%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.19%) System Testing
8 2 (2.60%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.60%) Test Planning
8 2 (2.60%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.60%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) Perl
2 9 (11.69%) C
2 9 (11.69%) VB
2 9 (11.69%) Korn
2 9 (11.69%) Bourne shell
3 2 (2.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (27.27%) MCSE
2 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (25.97%) DV Cleared
4 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
5 13 (16.88%) MCP
6 9 (11.69%) HNC
7 8 (10.39%) CCA
7 8 (10.39%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (6.49%) CCNA
8 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.90%) RHCSA
10 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.60%) Degree
11 1 (1.30%) MCSA
11 1 (1.30%) CCNP
11 1 (1.30%) ISEB
11 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.30%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.30%) COBIT
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 32 (41.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.58%) NFS
3 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.19%) XenServer
5 2 (2.60%) XenApp
5 2 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.30%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.30%) KVM
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.30%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 13 (16.88%) Nagios
3 6 (7.79%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.30%) OpenView
5 1 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.30%) SCCM
5 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.30%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) Citrix
3 17 (22.08%) Red Hat
3 17 (22.08%) EMC
4 14 (18.18%) VMware
5 12 (15.58%) Symantec
6 11 (14.29%) Isilon
7 9 (11.69%) Altiris
8 8 (10.39%) BMC
8 8 (10.39%) Veritas
9 7 (9.09%) Cisco
10 5 (6.49%) Juniper
11 4 (5.19%) Remedy
12 3 (3.90%) McAfee
12 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.60%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.60%) Serena
13 2 (2.60%) Cognos
13 2 (2.60%) Oracle
13 2 (2.60%) 3PAR
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £139 per day
Posted: 3 days ago