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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 57 37 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing HP 24 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.33% 3.61% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 4.36% 7.55% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 9
Average daily rate £380 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £171 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £359 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.51% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +95.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +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
550 477 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 53.45% 47.89% 51.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 251
Average daily rate £400 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 16
Average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £21.55 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 25 (44.64%) Linux
2 23 (41.07%) Windows
3 21 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 16 (28.57%) Unix
4 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (26.79%) ITIL
6 14 (25.00%) SAN
6 14 (25.00%) Firewall
6 14 (25.00%) VMware
6 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 13 (23.21%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (23.21%) CCNA
8 12 (21.43%) Cisco
8 12 (21.43%) MCP
8 12 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (19.64%) IBM
9 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
9 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
10 10 (17.86%) Migration
11 9 (16.07%) Ethernet
11 9 (16.07%) SLA
11 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
11 9 (16.07%) Dell
11 9 (16.07%) Oracle
11 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (16.07%) DV Cleared
12 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) JBoss
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
3 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) HP Helion
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) Firewall
1 14 (25.00%) SAN
2 13 (23.21%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
4 9 (16.07%) Ethernet
5 4 (7.14%) LAN
6 3 (5.36%) NAS
6 3 (5.36%) WAN
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.57%) Internet
7 2 (3.57%) Network Security
7 2 (3.57%) Value-Added Service
7 2 (3.57%) VLAN
8 1 (1.79%) 802.11
8 1 (1.79%) BGP
8 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.79%) OSPF
8 1 (1.79%) SS7
8 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) DB2
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) JMeter
2 2 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.79%) JBehave
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) JUnit
3 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Test Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Linux Support
5 4 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Designer
6 3 (5.36%) EMC Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (5.36%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) SAN Support
6 3 (5.36%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) XML
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) Middleware
3 4 (7.14%) SOAP
3 4 (7.14%) XML Messaging
4 2 (3.57%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.79%) Java EE
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.50%) Private Cloud
4 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (7.14%) Replication
6 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.79%) Clustering
8 1 (1.79%) CMDB
8 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.79%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Linux
2 23 (41.07%) Windows
3 21 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 16 (28.57%) Unix
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.36%) AIX
7 3 (5.36%) Solaris
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Migration
3 7 (12.50%) Time Management
3 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.71%) Defect Management
4 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.71%) Presales
4 6 (10.71%) Test Management
5 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.93%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.93%) SDLC
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.57%) DevOps
8 2 (3.57%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) Python
4 2 (3.57%) C
4 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (23.21%) CCNA
3 13 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (21.43%) MCP
5 9 (16.07%) DV Cleared
6 8 (14.29%) MCSA
6 8 (14.29%) MCSE
6 8 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (8.93%) Degree
8 4 (7.14%) HNC
8 4 (7.14%) RHCSA
8 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.57%) ISEB
9 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) SLA
2 6 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
1 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
5 1 (1.79%) KVM
5 1 (1.79%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.93%) WSUS
3 4 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (7.14%) Nagios
3 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.57%) vMotion
5 1 (1.79%) Control-M
5 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.79%) Puppet
5 1 (1.79%) SCCM
5 1 (1.79%) SCOM
5 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) VMware
3 12 (21.43%) Cisco
4 11 (19.64%) IBM
5 9 (16.07%) Dell
5 9 (16.07%) Oracle
6 8 (14.29%) Hitachi
6 8 (14.29%) Intel
7 6 (10.71%) Citrix
7 6 (10.71%) EMC
8 4 (7.14%) Altiris
8 4 (7.14%) Brocade
8 4 (7.14%) Remedy
9 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.36%) StorageTek
9 3 (5.36%) Sun
10 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.57%) NetApp
10 2 (3.57%) SAP
10 2 (3.57%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.33 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago