The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 63 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Contract jobs citing HP 70 121 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.34% 4.57% 2.65%
As % of the Vendors category 6.82% 11.55% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 37
Average daily rate
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£350 £336 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £256 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £29.17 £18.00 £12.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.05% +38.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1026 1048 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.27% 39.61% 42.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 494 476
Average daily rate £350 £343 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £17.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.00 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 2015.

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
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 7 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire 0 26 £375 +10.29%
Edinburgh -20 17 £350 +7.69% 5
Glasgow -27 10 £375 - 2
Aberdeen +9 4 £230 +109.09%
Highlands - 3 - -
West Lothian -11 2 £325 -13.33%
Fife -11 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
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UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 79 (45.66%) Windows
2 67 (38.73%) Microsoft
3 48 (27.75%) Active Directory
3 48 (27.75%) Security Cleared
4 42 (24.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (23.70%) SC Cleared
6 35 (20.23%) ITIL
7 34 (19.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (19.65%) VMware
8 32 (18.50%) Cisco
9 29 (16.76%) Firewall
10 28 (16.18%) Finance
10 28 (16.18%) MS Office
11 26 (15.03%) DNS
11 26 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (15.03%) SAN
11 26 (15.03%) Data Centre
12 25 (14.45%) Linux
13 24 (13.87%) MS Excel
13 24 (13.87%) HP Quality Center
14 23 (13.29%) SQL
15 22 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (12.14%) PowerShell
16 21 (12.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (11.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 19 (10.98%) Red Hat
18 19 (10.98%) CheckPoint
18 19 (10.98%) SCCM
19 18 (10.40%) DHCP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 12 (6.94%) Lync
2 10 (5.78%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.20%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (4.05%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.31%) FileNet
6 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (16.18%) MS Office
2 24 (13.87%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.16%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.73%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.76%) Firewall
2 26 (15.03%) SAN
2 26 (15.03%) DNS
3 18 (10.40%) DHCP
4 17 (9.83%) LDAP
5 16 (9.25%) WAN
6 15 (8.67%) LAN
7 12 (6.94%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (6.36%) Network Security
9 7 (4.05%) Ethernet
9 7 (4.05%) TCP/IP
10 6 (3.47%) VPN
10 6 (3.47%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.89%) Junos
11 5 (2.89%) BGP
12 4 (2.31%) RSVP
12 4 (2.31%) MPLS
12 4 (2.31%) OSPF
12 4 (2.31%) Wireless
12 4 (2.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.16%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
3 1 (0.58%) DataStage
3 1 (0.58%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.58%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 11 (6.36%) LoadRunner
2 9 (5.20%) MSI
3 4 (2.31%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.73%) JIRA
4 3 (1.73%) Selenium
5 2 (1.16%) Toad
5 2 (1.16%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.16%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.16%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.16%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (16.18%) Finance
2 13 (7.51%) Banking
3 3 (1.73%) Retail
3 3 (1.73%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (24.86%) Analyst
2 18 (10.40%) Network Engineer
3 17 (9.83%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (9.25%) Test Analyst
5 14 (8.09%) Support Analyst
6 12 (6.94%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.78%) Test Leader
8 9 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 9 (5.20%) Consultant
8 9 (5.20%) Architect
9 8 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.62%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Performance Test Leader
10 7 (4.05%) Development Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Network Analyst
10 7 (4.05%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) Desktop Support
11 6 (3.47%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.94%) HTML
1 12 (6.94%) XML
2 7 (4.05%) Application Packaging
3 6 (3.47%) WPF
3 6 (3.47%) WinForms
3 6 (3.47%) XSD
3 6 (3.47%) .NET
4 4 (2.31%) CSS
4 4 (2.31%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.73%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.16%) JSP
6 2 (1.16%) ODBC
7 1 (0.58%) Middleware
7 1 (0.58%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.03%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.20%) Replication
4 8 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.89%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.89%) Online Banking
6 5 (2.89%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.31%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.31%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.73%) PKI
8 3 (1.73%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.16%) Economics
9 2 (1.16%) Clustering
9 2 (1.16%) PMI
9 2 (1.16%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 79 (45.66%) Windows
2 42 (24.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (19.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (14.45%) Linux
5 21 (12.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (8.09%) UNIX
8 13 (7.51%) Windows 7
9 11 (6.36%) Solaris
10 9 (5.20%) AIX
11 7 (4.05%) HPUX
12 5 (2.89%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.31%) Android
14 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.23%) ITIL
2 18 (10.40%) Migration
3 16 (9.25%) Change Management
4 15 (8.67%) Change Control
5 14 (8.09%) Test Scripting
6 12 (6.94%) Validation
7 11 (6.36%) Project Management
8 10 (5.78%) Content Management
8 10 (5.78%) Performance Testing
9 9 (5.20%) Service Management
10 8 (4.62%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.62%) Stress Testing
10 8 (4.62%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.62%) Enterprise Content Management
11 7 (4.05%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.47%) Network Load Balancing
12 6 (3.47%) Performance Management
12 6 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.47%) Network Design
12 6 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.29%) SQL
2 21 (12.14%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.94%) VBScript
4 9 (5.20%) REXX
4 9 (5.20%) Tcl
5 8 (4.62%) C#
6 5 (2.89%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.89%) Perl
7 3 (1.73%) VB
7 3 (1.73%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.16%) C
8 2 (1.16%) Korn
9 1 (0.58%) sed
9 1 (0.58%) AWK
9 1 (0.58%) VBA
9 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (27.75%) Security Cleared
2 41 (23.70%) SC Cleared
3 26 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (8.09%) MCSE
4 14 (8.09%) Degree
5 9 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.05%) CCNA
7 6 (3.47%) MCP
8 5 (2.89%) MCITP
9 4 (2.31%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.31%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.31%) MCSA
9 4 (2.31%) MCTS
9 4 (2.31%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.73%) CCNP
11 2 (1.16%) HND
11 2 (1.16%) PMP
11 2 (1.16%) CAPM
11 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) QA
2 3 (1.73%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (27.75%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.67%) vSphere
4 13 (7.51%) VMware ESX
5 12 (6.94%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.73%) SRDF
8 3 (1.73%) XenApp
8 3 (1.73%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.16%) Firmware
9 2 (1.16%) vCloud
9 2 (1.16%) NFS
9 2 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.58%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 24 (13.87%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (11.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (10.98%) SCCM
4 14 (8.09%) WMI
5 7 (4.05%) CA Wily
6 6 (3.47%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.31%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (1.73%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (1.73%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.16%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (1.16%) WSUS
10 1 (0.58%) Nagios
10 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.58%) Nessus
10 1 (0.58%) Nmap
10 1 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.58%) Opsview
10 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.58%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 67 (38.73%) Microsoft
2 34 (19.65%) VMware
3 32 (18.50%) Cisco
4 19 (10.98%) Red Hat
4 19 (10.98%) CheckPoint
5 16 (9.25%) Juniper
6 14 (8.09%) Oracle
6 14 (8.09%) F5
7 11 (6.36%) EMC
7 11 (6.36%) Remedy
8 9 (5.20%) Citrix
9 8 (4.62%) Dell
9 8 (4.62%) Crossbeam
10 7 (4.05%) McAfee
10 7 (4.05%) Adobe
10 7 (4.05%) CommVault
11 6 (3.47%) TippingPoint
11 6 (3.47%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.89%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.89%) Riverbed
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