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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 38 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing HP 37 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.69% 1.90% 3.03%
As % of the Vendors category 7.68% 3.71% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.55 £10.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.46% -46.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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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
482 539 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 48.06% 51.14% 50.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 254 156
Average daily rate £400 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £199 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 31
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.67 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.89% -47.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 31 (44.93%) Windows
3 30 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 25 (36.23%) DV Cleared
5 20 (28.99%) ITIL
6 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
7 18 (26.09%) SC Cleared
7 18 (26.09%) Symantec
8 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
9 16 (23.19%) Configuration Management
10 14 (20.29%) VMware
10 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (20.29%) SLA
10 14 (20.29%) Linux
10 14 (20.29%) MCSE
11 13 (18.84%) MS Visio
11 13 (18.84%) MCP
12 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
12 11 (15.94%) UNIX
13 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
13 10 (14.49%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
14 9 (13.04%) IBM
14 9 (13.04%) Finance
15 8 (11.59%) Dell
15 8 (11.59%) Cisco
15 8 (11.59%) Ethernet
15 8 (11.59%) XenServer

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Visio
2 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.70%) MS Office
4 4 (5.80%) MS Project
4 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.45%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.59%) Ethernet
3 6 (8.70%) Firewall
4 4 (5.80%) SAN
4 4 (5.80%) Broadband
4 4 (5.80%) VPN
5 3 (4.35%) xDSL
5 3 (4.35%) VoIP
5 3 (4.35%) ATM
5 3 (4.35%) PPP
5 3 (4.35%) DSLAM
6 2 (2.90%) SS7
6 2 (2.90%) 3G
6 2 (2.90%) 2G
6 2 (2.90%) GSM
6 2 (2.90%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (2.90%) 4G
7 1 (1.45%) Junos
7 1 (1.45%) SSH
7 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) DB2
2 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.90%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.90%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.45%) ProC
General
1 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Support Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (18.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Tester
3 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Architect
4 4 (5.80%) Analyst
4 4 (5.80%) Administrator
4 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 3 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (4.35%) Consultant
5 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 2 (2.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (2.90%) Technical Architect
6 2 (2.90%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (2.90%) Applications Packager
6 2 (2.90%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) Replication
3 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) CMDB
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
3 14 (20.29%) Linux
4 11 (15.94%) UNIX
5 6 (8.70%) Solaris
6 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.80%) HPUX
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.35%) VMS
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.90%) AIX
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 16 (23.19%) Configuration Management
3 9 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
5 5 (7.25%) System Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Project Management
6 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.80%) Business Development
7 3 (4.35%) Earned Value Management
7 3 (4.35%) Coaching
7 3 (4.35%) Software Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) Requirements Management
7 3 (4.35%) Time Management
7 3 (4.35%) Service Management
8 2 (2.90%) Migration
8 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.90%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) VBA
3 2 (2.90%) C
3 2 (2.90%) C#
3 2 (2.90%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 25 (36.23%) DV Cleared
3 18 (26.09%) SC Cleared
4 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (20.29%) MCSE
5 13 (18.84%) MCP
6 6 (8.70%) Degree
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.80%) CCNA
8 3 (4.35%) SCSA
8 3 (4.35%) CCNP
8 3 (4.35%) Sun Certification
9 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.90%) ISEB
9 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.45%) RHCSA
10 1 (1.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.59%) XenServer
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.45%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.45%) Xen
5 1 (1.45%) NFS
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.09%) Symantec
3 14 (20.29%) VMware
4 9 (13.04%) IBM
5 8 (11.59%) Dell
5 8 (11.59%) Cisco
6 7 (10.14%) Oracle
6 7 (10.14%) NetApp
7 6 (8.70%) 3PAR
8 5 (7.25%) EMC
8 5 (7.25%) Citrix
8 5 (7.25%) Veritas
8 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.80%) BMC
9 4 (5.80%) Varonis
9 4 (5.80%) Zerto
9 4 (5.80%) Neverfail
9 4 (5.80%) Veeam
10 3 (4.35%) Huawei
10 3 (4.35%) SAP
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