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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 38 25 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Contract jobs citing HP 34 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.90% 5.06% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 7.83% 9.27% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 13
Median daily rate £380 £260 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 0
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £13.99
% change year-on-year
+54.28% +25.11%
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
434 464 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.83% 54.59% 49.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 219 196
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £24.12 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 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 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for HP.

1 24 (38.10%) Linux
2 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
3 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
4 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
4 17 (26.98%) SAN
5 15 (23.81%) Firewall
5 15 (23.81%) DV Cleared
6 14 (22.22%) VMware
6 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (22.22%) Cisco
6 14 (22.22%) ITIL
6 14 (22.22%) MCP
7 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (19.05%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (17.46%) CCNA
8 11 (17.46%) MS Office
9 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
9 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (14.29%) High Availability
10 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 9 (14.29%) IBM
10 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 9 (14.29%) Dell
11 8 (12.70%) EMC
11 8 (12.70%) Intel
11 8 (12.70%) Hitachi
11 8 (12.70%) Ethernet

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Office
2 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) SAN
2 15 (23.81%) Firewall
3 12 (19.05%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 8 (12.70%) Ethernet
6 5 (7.94%) LAN
6 5 (7.94%) WAN
7 3 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (4.76%) Internet
7 3 (4.76%) NAS
7 3 (4.76%) Network Security
8 2 (3.17%) Wireless
8 2 (3.17%) WLAN
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.59%) DHCP
9 1 (1.59%) DNS
9 1 (1.59%) LTE
9 1 (1.59%) VoIP
9 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.59%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.59%) JMeter
2 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.59%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) TestRail
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
1 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Linux Support
5 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Linux Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Support Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) EMC Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (4.76%) SAN Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) Middleware
2 3 (4.76%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) XML
3 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.59%) CGI
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Clustering
3 5 (7.94%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (6.35%) Replication
5 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.17%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.59%) CMDB
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Linux
2 22 (34.92%) Windows
3 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
4 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (12.70%) Unix
6 6 (9.52%) AIX
7 4 (6.35%) SUSE
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.17%) Solaris
9 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) High Availability
3 8 (12.70%) Migration
3 8 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.11%) Time Management
5 5 (7.94%) Defect Management
5 5 (7.94%) Presales
5 5 (7.94%) Test Management
6 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.35%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.35%) Software Distribution
6 4 (6.35%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.76%) Network Management
7 3 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) Perl
2 5 (7.94%) Python
2 5 (7.94%) SQL
3 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.17%) C
5 1 (1.59%) C#
5 1 (1.59%) Java
5 1 (1.59%) PHP
5 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.81%) DV Cleared
3 14 (22.22%) MCP
3 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (17.46%) CCNA
6 8 (12.70%) MCSA
6 8 (12.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 6 (9.52%) MCSE
9 4 (6.35%) RHCE
10 3 (4.76%) CCNP
10 3 (4.76%) Degree
11 2 (3.17%) ISEB
11 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
12 1 (1.59%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.94%) KVM
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (6.35%) vSphere
6 1 (1.59%) Firmware
6 1 (1.59%) RHEV
6 1 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (12.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (11.11%) WSUS
4 1 (1.59%) Control-M
4 1 (1.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.59%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) SCCM
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.22%) Cisco
2 14 (22.22%) VMware
3 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
4 9 (14.29%) Dell
4 9 (14.29%) IBM
5 8 (12.70%) EMC
5 8 (12.70%) Hitachi
5 8 (12.70%) Intel
6 6 (9.52%) Oracle
7 5 (7.94%) Juniper
8 3 (4.76%) Brocade
8 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.76%) F5
8 3 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.76%) StorageTek
8 3 (4.76%) Sun
8 3 (4.76%) TippingPoint
9 2 (3.17%) Aruba
9 2 (3.17%) Ruckus Wireless
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