The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 44 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs citing HP 99 61 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.74% 2.60% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 8.85% 5.61% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 49
Average daily rate £350 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £281 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £29.17 £15.77 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.97% -54.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.72%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1119 1088 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.23% 46.44% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 519 537
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 63
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
HP
UK

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Scotland region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Scotland region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

HP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 29 £369 -4.83% 3
Renfrewshire +8 28 £325 -13.28% 1
Glasgow +11 11 £363 +0.48% 2
Aberdeen +4 5 - - 5
West Lothian +2 5 £355 -
North Lanarkshire -1 4 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 91 (51.12%) Security Cleared
2 88 (49.44%) Windows
3 80 (44.94%) SC Cleared
4 58 (32.58%) Microsoft
5 54 (30.34%) VMware
6 43 (24.16%) Active Directory
7 40 (22.47%) SQL
8 36 (20.22%) SQL Server
8 36 (20.22%) MS Office
9 35 (19.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 34 (19.10%) SAN
10 34 (19.10%) DNS
11 33 (18.54%) Linux
11 33 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (17.98%) UNIX
12 32 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (17.42%) DHCP
14 29 (16.29%) Finance
15 27 (15.17%) Citrix
16 26 (14.61%) SharePoint
16 26 (14.61%) ITIL
17 23 (12.92%) Banking
17 23 (12.92%) HP Quality Center
18 21 (11.80%) PowerShell
18 21 (11.80%) Performance Testing
18 21 (11.80%) Oracle
18 21 (11.80%) Java
19 20 (11.24%) Red Hat
19 20 (11.24%) Firewall
20 18 (10.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 26 (14.61%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.99%) MS Exchange
3 15 (8.43%) WebSphere
4 14 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.37%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.25%) Apache
6 4 (2.25%) IIS
7 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.56%) CMS
9 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.56%) TWiki
Applications
1 36 (20.22%) MS Office
2 17 (9.55%) MS Excel
3 14 (7.87%) MS Project
4 5 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.12%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.10%) SAN
1 34 (19.10%) DNS
2 31 (17.42%) DHCP
3 20 (11.24%) Firewall
4 13 (7.30%) LAN
5 12 (6.74%) WAN
6 11 (6.18%) TCP/IP
7 10 (5.62%) VLAN
8 6 (3.37%) NAS
9 5 (2.81%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (2.81%) Network Security
10 4 (2.25%) Junos
10 4 (2.25%) HTTP
11 2 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.12%) SNMP
11 2 (1.12%) VPN
12 1 (0.56%) SMS
12 1 (0.56%) MPLS
12 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.93%) MySQL
3 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.25%) Star Schema
6 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.12%) Ingres
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.56%) DB2
8 1 (0.56%) Big Data
8 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (7.87%) LoadRunner
2 10 (5.62%) MSI
3 7 (3.93%) TestDirector
4 6 (3.37%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.37%) Subversion
5 5 (2.81%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (2.25%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (2.25%) RSpec
6 4 (2.25%) JBehave
6 4 (2.25%) Gradle
6 4 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.25%) WATIR
6 4 (2.25%) Selenium
6 4 (2.25%) Maven
6 4 (2.25%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.25%) JUnit
7 3 (1.69%) JIRA
8 2 (1.12%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.12%) Hudson
8 2 (1.12%) FitNesse
General
1 29 (16.29%) Finance
2 23 (12.92%) Banking
3 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.12%) Marketing
3 2 (1.12%) Retail
3 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (14.04%) Analyst
2 24 (13.48%) Tester
3 21 (11.80%) Test Analyst
4 16 (8.99%) Performance Tester
5 12 (6.74%) Wintel Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Network Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Administrator
7 10 (5.62%) Applications Packager
8 9 (5.06%) Consultant
8 9 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.49%) Build Engineer
9 8 (4.49%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.49%) UNIX Administrator
9 8 (4.49%) Performance Analyst
9 8 (4.49%) Performance Test Analyst
10 6 (3.37%) Configuration Manager
10 6 (3.37%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (2.25%) Non-Functional Tester
12 4 (2.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.62%) HTML
2 8 (4.49%) Web Services
3 6 (3.37%) JSP
4 5 (2.81%) XML
4 5 (2.81%) Middleware
5 4 (2.25%) ODBC
5 4 (2.25%) CSS
6 3 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.12%) Software Packaging
7 2 (1.12%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.43%) Replication
2 9 (5.06%) Thin Client
2 9 (5.06%) Fat Client
3 8 (4.49%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (4.49%) Clustering
4 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.81%) Cryptography
4 5 (2.81%) PKI
5 4 (2.25%) Open Source
6 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Handset
7 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.56%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.56%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.56%) CMDB
8 1 (0.56%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 88 (49.44%) Windows
2 33 (18.54%) Linux
3 32 (17.98%) UNIX
3 32 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (9.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (8.43%) Solaris
6 14 (7.87%) Windows XP
6 14 (7.87%) AIX
7 9 (5.06%) HPUX
8 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.81%) SUSE
9 5 (2.81%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.61%) ITIL
2 21 (11.80%) Performance Testing
3 17 (9.55%) Service Management
4 14 (7.87%) Change Management
5 12 (6.74%) Configuration Management
5 12 (6.74%) Unit Testing
6 11 (6.18%) SOA
7 9 (5.06%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.06%) Migration
7 9 (5.06%) Test Scripting
8 8 (4.49%) Test Automation
8 8 (4.49%) TDD
9 7 (3.93%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.93%) Test Strategy
10 6 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.37%) Network Design
11 5 (2.81%) Build Automation
11 5 (2.81%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (2.81%) Time Management
11 5 (2.81%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.47%) SQL
2 21 (11.80%) PowerShell
2 21 (11.80%) Java
3 14 (7.87%) Perl
3 14 (7.87%) VBScript
3 14 (7.87%) VB
4 8 (4.49%) C
5 6 (3.37%) Korn
5 6 (3.37%) Python
6 5 (2.81%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.25%) Groovy
7 4 (2.25%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.12%) C-shell
9 2 (1.12%) sed
9 2 (1.12%) AWK
9 2 (1.12%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) Jython
Qualifications
1 91 (51.12%) Security Cleared
2 80 (44.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.93%) CCNA
3 7 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.93%) Degree
3 7 (3.93%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.81%) ISEB
5 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MCSE
7 1 (0.56%) CISSP
7 1 (0.56%) MCITP
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.56%) VCP5
7 1 (0.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.30%) QA
2 8 (4.49%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.25%) COBIT
3 4 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (24.16%) Active Directory
2 33 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.99%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (7.87%) XenApp
5 12 (6.74%) vSphere
6 11 (6.18%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.93%) Terminal Services
8 6 (3.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (3.37%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (1.12%) KVM
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.12%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.56%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.56%) vCloud
12 1 (0.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 35 (19.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 23 (12.92%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (10.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (6.74%) Netcool
5 7 (3.93%) SCCM
6 6 (3.37%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (3.37%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (2.81%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.81%) Legato
7 5 (2.81%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.81%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (2.81%) SCOM
8 4 (2.25%) Puppet
8 4 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.25%) WSUS
8 4 (2.25%) Nagios
9 3 (1.69%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.12%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (1.12%) Cacti
Vendors
1 58 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 54 (30.34%) VMware
3 27 (15.17%) Citrix
4 21 (11.80%) Oracle
5 20 (11.24%) Red Hat
6 18 (10.11%) McAfee
7 17 (9.55%) EMC
8 16 (8.99%) Cisco
9 14 (7.87%) IBM
9 14 (7.87%) Dell
10 10 (5.62%) Veritas
11 9 (5.06%) Altiris
12 7 (3.93%) Symantec
13 5 (2.81%) Sun
13 5 (2.81%) Juniper
13 5 (2.81%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.81%) Blue Coat
13 5 (2.81%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.81%) Riverbed
14 4 (2.25%) TippingPoint
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