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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 39 53 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing HP 30 25 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.45% 2.45% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 7.46% 5.05% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 25
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 £201 £139 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Average hourly rate £17.07 £12.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% +2.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.25 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.29 £12.25 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.16%
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
402 495 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.26% 48.48% 55.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 191 210
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 19
Average hourly rate £17.29 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.32% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.38 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +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 2 September 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 2 September 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 (41.82%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
3 20 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 19 (34.55%) ITIL
5 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
7 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (21.82%) Citrix
8 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (20.00%) Linux
8 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 10 (18.18%) ITIL V2
9 10 (18.18%) HP UCMDB
9 10 (18.18%) Asset Management
9 10 (18.18%) Project Management
9 10 (18.18%) VMware
9 10 (18.18%) Serena
10 9 (16.36%) SQL
10 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (14.55%) Fat Client
11 8 (14.55%) WMI
11 8 (14.55%) DV Cleared
11 8 (14.55%) MCSE
11 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
11 8 (14.55%) UNIX
11 8 (14.55%) Cisco
11 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
11 8 (14.55%) Thin Client

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
2 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) DNS
2 6 (10.91%) DHCP
3 5 (9.09%) LAN
4 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
4 4 (7.27%) VPN
5 3 (5.45%) Firewall
5 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.45%) VoIP
5 3 (5.45%) WAN
5 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.45%) DMZ
6 2 (3.64%) MPLS
6 2 (3.64%) OSPF
6 2 (3.64%) BGP
6 2 (3.64%) SMS
6 2 (3.64%) IPsec
6 2 (3.64%) VLAN
6 2 (3.64%) SAN
6 2 (3.64%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.82%) Toad
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Tester
5 4 (7.27%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Junior
5 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Architect
6 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Thin Client
1 8 (14.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.00%) Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.55%) UNIX
5 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.64%) AIX
8 1 (1.82%) Solaris
8 1 (1.82%) CentOS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 10 (18.18%) Project Management
3 10 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 10 (18.18%) ITIL V2
4 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.73%) PRINCE
6 6 (10.91%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.09%) Time Management
7 5 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.45%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.64%) ITSM
9 2 (3.64%) Service Management
9 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.64%) Network Design
9 2 (3.64%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) VB
2 5 (9.09%) Korn
2 5 (9.09%) Bourne shell
2 5 (9.09%) C
2 5 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) DV Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) MCSE
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.73%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (9.09%) MCP
5 5 (9.09%) CCA
5 5 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (7.27%) HNC
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.64%) CCNA
9 1 (1.82%) VTSP
9 1 (1.82%) MCSA
9 1 (1.82%) CCNP
9 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.82%) MCDST
9 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
1 3 (5.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) NFS
4 5 (9.09%) XenApp
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.64%) vSphere
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) KVM
6 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.82%) XenServer
6 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) HP UCMDB
2 8 (14.55%) WMI
3 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (10.91%) NetBackup
4 5 (9.09%) Nagios
4 5 (9.09%) SCCM
5 2 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Citrix
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.18%) VMware
3 10 (18.18%) Serena
4 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco
5 7 (12.73%) Borland
5 7 (12.73%) EMC
6 5 (9.09%) Isilon
7 4 (7.27%) Altiris
7 4 (7.27%) Symantec
8 2 (3.64%) Remedy
8 2 (3.64%) McAfee
8 2 (3.64%) AppSense
8 2 (3.64%) Veritas
8 2 (3.64%) Dell
8 2 (3.64%) NetIQ
8 2 (3.64%) IBM
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle
8 2 (3.64%) Juniper
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