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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 34 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing HP 40 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.31% 3.44% 3.84%
As % of the Vendors category 8.11% 7.16% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 15
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £435 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.50% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 4
Average hourly rate £21.55 £13.79 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.32% +12.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
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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
493 433 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 53.13% 48.06% 51.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 174 187
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 29
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.25 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 2015.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 33 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 28 (36.36%) Windows
4 25 (32.47%) DV Cleared
5 23 (29.87%) ITIL
6 21 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 19 (24.68%) Symantec
7 19 (24.68%) Configuration Management
8 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
9 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
10 15 (19.48%) SLA
10 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (19.48%) MCP
10 15 (19.48%) MS Office
10 15 (19.48%) MCSE
10 15 (19.48%) MS Visio
11 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
12 12 (15.58%) Firewall
12 12 (15.58%) Cisco
13 11 (14.29%) Ethernet
14 10 (12.99%) IBM
14 10 (12.99%) Finance
15 9 (11.69%) Linux
15 9 (11.69%) SQL
15 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (11.69%) VMware
16 8 (10.39%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (10.39%) Test Scripting

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.90%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.60%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Office
1 15 (19.48%) MS Visio
2 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 8 (10.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.30%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) Firewall
2 11 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 7 (9.09%) VoIP
4 6 (7.79%) ATM
4 6 (7.79%) Broadband
4 6 (7.79%) PPP
4 6 (7.79%) VPN
4 6 (7.79%) DSLAM
4 6 (7.79%) xDSL
5 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.19%) Network Security
7 3 (3.90%) SAN
8 2 (2.60%) 3G
8 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.60%) VLAN
8 2 (2.60%) 4G
8 2 (2.60%) VoLTE
8 2 (2.60%) SMS
9 1 (1.30%) DHCP
9 1 (1.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.19%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.60%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.30%) ProC
4 1 (1.30%) MSI
4 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.99%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Support Engineer
2 15 (19.48%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (19.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Architect
4 7 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.19%) Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Support Technician
7 3 (3.90%) Applications Packager
7 3 (3.90%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.60%) OSS Architect
8 2 (2.60%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (2.60%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Help Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) HTML
1 2 (2.60%) .NET
1 2 (2.60%) CSS
1 2 (2.60%) Web Services
1 2 (2.60%) XML
2 1 (1.30%) Middleware
2 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Clustering
4 2 (2.60%) CMDB
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Economics
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.36%) Windows
2 21 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.69%) Linux
4 8 (10.39%) UNIX
5 6 (7.79%) Solaris
6 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.60%) HPUX
7 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.60%) SUSE
8 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) ITIL
2 19 (24.68%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.39%) Service Management
3 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (10.39%) Test Scripting
4 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.49%) Integration Testing
5 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.49%) Software Delivery
5 5 (6.49%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (5.19%) Test Planning
6 4 (5.19%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.19%) QMS
6 4 (5.19%) Change Control
6 4 (5.19%) Test Strategy
6 4 (5.19%) Business Development
6 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.19%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) Java
2 3 (3.90%) VBA
3 2 (2.60%) Python
3 2 (2.60%) C
3 2 (2.60%) C#
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
4 1 (1.30%) PHP
4 1 (1.30%) Ruby
4 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.30%) VBScript
4 1 (1.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 33 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 25 (32.47%) DV Cleared
3 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
4 15 (19.48%) MCP
4 15 (19.48%) MCSE
4 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (9.09%) ISEB
5 7 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 7 (9.09%) Degree
6 6 (7.79%) Sun Certification
6 6 (7.79%) SCSA
6 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (7.79%) CCNP
6 6 (7.79%) CCNA
7 2 (2.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.48%) SLA
2 7 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) XenServer
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.90%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (2.60%) HP NNM
3 2 (2.60%) OpenView
4 1 (1.30%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (1.30%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) Symantec
3 12 (15.58%) Cisco
4 10 (12.99%) IBM
5 9 (11.69%) VMware
6 8 (10.39%) Oracle
7 7 (9.09%) Dell
7 7 (9.09%) NetApp
8 6 (7.79%) Sun
8 6 (7.79%) Veritas
8 6 (7.79%) Huawei
9 5 (6.49%) 3PAR
9 5 (6.49%) SAP
10 4 (5.19%) EMC
10 4 (5.19%) Citrix
10 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.19%) Nokia
10 4 (5.19%) Varonis
10 4 (5.19%) Zerto
10 4 (5.19%) Neverfail
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