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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 39 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing HP 102 87 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.05% 3.28% 4.06%
As % of the Vendors category 9.81% 9.03% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 51 36
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £29.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.65 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+72.16% -11.93%
HP
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
1040 963 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.34% 36.31% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 517 411
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 33
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.77 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% +0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £48.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 46 £405 +8.00% 1
Edinburgh 0 27 £363 +3.57% 3
Glasgow +12 21 £313 +0.80% 5
Aberdeen +3 1 - -
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 86 (44.10%) Security Cleared
2 77 (39.49%) SC Cleared
3 63 (32.31%) ITIL
4 59 (30.26%) Microsoft
5 51 (26.15%) Windows
6 43 (22.05%) Finance
7 42 (21.54%) Project Management
8 40 (20.51%) Unix
9 39 (20.00%) SAN
9 39 (20.00%) OpenStack
10 38 (19.49%) Windows Server
11 36 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (16.41%) Active Directory
13 31 (15.90%) Remedy
14 28 (14.36%) Linux
15 27 (13.85%) CA
15 27 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (13.85%) HP Quality Center
16 26 (13.33%) PowerShell
16 26 (13.33%) SQL
17 25 (12.82%) Service Management
17 25 (12.82%) ITIL V3
18 23 (11.79%) IBM
18 23 (11.79%) ServiceNow
19 22 (11.28%) Change Control
20 21 (10.77%) JSP 440
20 21 (10.77%) Six Sigma
21 20 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
21 20 (10.26%) DNS
21 20 (10.26%) SQL Server

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 39 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 12 (6.15%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.64%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.10%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 7 (3.59%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.56%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.05%) Live Communications Server
7 4 (2.05%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.51%) CMS
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.51%) IIS
9 1 (0.51%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.51%) TWiki
Applications
1 19 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Hi Portfolio
2 5 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.03%) assyst
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.00%) SAN
2 20 (10.26%) DNS
3 13 (6.67%) HTTPS
4 12 (6.15%) HTTP
5 11 (5.64%) DHCP
6 10 (5.13%) NAS
7 9 (4.62%) WAN
8 8 (4.10%) Firewall
8 8 (4.10%) FTP
8 8 (4.10%) WinSCP
9 7 (3.59%) TCP/IP
10 6 (3.08%) VPN
11 5 (2.56%) BGP
11 5 (2.56%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.56%) LAN
11 5 (2.56%) OSPF
12 4 (2.05%) Kerberos
12 4 (2.05%) VoIP
12 4 (2.05%) Wireless
12 4 (2.05%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.03%) DB2
3 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.10%) ClearCase
1 8 (4.10%) XMLSpy
2 3 (1.54%) MSI
3 2 (1.03%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
4 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.51%) Selenium
4 1 (0.51%) Subversion
4 1 (0.51%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.51%) WinRunner
General
1 43 (22.05%) Finance
2 13 (6.67%) Banking
3 5 (2.56%) Retail
4 3 (1.54%) Advertising
5 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (12.31%) Analyst
2 16 (8.21%) Test Analyst
3 14 (7.18%) Consultant
4 12 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (5.13%) Test Manager
6 9 (4.62%) Architect
6 9 (4.62%) Network Engineer
7 8 (4.10%) Administrator
7 8 (4.10%) Engagement Manager
7 8 (4.10%) Remedy Analyst
8 6 (3.08%) Storage Consultant
8 6 (3.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 5 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (2.56%) Backup Consultant
9 5 (2.56%) Backup Engineer
9 5 (2.56%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.56%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (2.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.05%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.18%) Middleware
2 13 (6.67%) XML
3 10 (5.13%) XSD
4 8 (4.10%) .NET
4 8 (4.10%) HTML
4 8 (4.10%) JSON
4 8 (4.10%) SOAP
4 8 (4.10%) Web Services
5 7 (3.59%) EDI
5 7 (3.59%) JMS
5 7 (3.59%) REST
5 7 (3.59%) WSDL
5 7 (3.59%) XSL
5 7 (3.59%) XSLT
6 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.05%) CSS
7 3 (1.54%) WinForms
7 3 (1.54%) WPF
8 2 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.03%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.21%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.67%) DataPower
3 9 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.10%) SWIFT
5 7 (3.59%) Clustering
5 7 (3.59%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.08%) HP Storage
6 6 (3.08%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.05%) Celerra
8 4 (2.05%) CLARiiON
8 4 (2.05%) PKI
8 4 (2.05%) Replication
9 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.03%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.03%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.15%) Windows
2 40 (20.51%) Unix
3 38 (19.49%) Windows Server
4 28 (14.36%) Linux
5 27 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.62%) AIX
9 6 (3.08%) HPUX
10 5 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.05%) Solaris
11 4 (2.05%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.51%) CatOS
12 1 (0.51%) Tru64
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (32.31%) ITIL
2 42 (21.54%) Project Management
3 36 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.82%) ITIL V3
4 25 (12.82%) Service Management
5 22 (11.28%) Change Control
6 21 (10.77%) Six Sigma
7 19 (9.74%) Service Delivery
8 18 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (8.72%) Migration
9 17 (8.72%) SDLC
10 16 (8.21%) Change Management
10 16 (8.21%) Waterfall
11 14 (7.18%) PRINCE2
12 13 (6.67%) Asset Management
12 13 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (6.15%) Scrum
13 12 (6.15%) SOA
14 11 (5.64%) Defect Tracking
14 11 (5.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 26 (13.33%) SQL
2 13 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.10%) Java
4 6 (3.08%) VBScript
5 5 (2.56%) Python
6 3 (1.54%) C
6 3 (1.54%) C#
6 3 (1.54%) Jython
7 2 (1.03%) VBA
8 1 (0.51%) OpenEdge ABL
8 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.51%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (0.51%) REXX
8 1 (0.51%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 86 (44.10%) Security Cleared
2 77 (39.49%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (9.23%) Degree
5 12 (6.15%) ISEB
6 11 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.62%) ISTQB
7 9 (4.62%) MCP
8 8 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (4.10%) MCSA
9 7 (3.59%) CCNP
9 7 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.08%) CCNA
11 5 (2.56%) MCTS
12 4 (2.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (2.05%) MCITP
13 3 (1.54%) BC Cleared
13 3 (1.54%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.77%) JSP 440
2 8 (4.10%) SEPA
3 7 (3.59%) HL7
4 5 (2.56%) QA
5 3 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.03%) SLA
7 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (16.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 14 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.10%) vSphere
5 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (2.56%) Firmware
7 3 (1.54%) SRDF
7 3 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.03%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.51%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 27 (13.85%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (7.18%) SCCM
3 9 (4.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (4.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 8 (4.10%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (2.05%) WSUS
7 3 (1.54%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.54%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.54%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.54%) Puppet
7 3 (1.54%) SCOM
7 3 (1.54%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.54%) Simpana
8 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.03%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.51%) WMI
Vendors
1 59 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.90%) Remedy
3 27 (13.85%) CA
4 23 (11.79%) IBM
4 23 (11.79%) ServiceNow
5 19 (9.74%) VMware
6 18 (9.23%) Cisco
7 14 (7.18%) EMC
8 11 (5.64%) Oracle
9 9 (4.62%) Brocade
9 9 (4.62%) Veritas
10 7 (3.59%) Citrix
11 6 (3.08%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.56%) CommVault
12 5 (2.56%) Dell
12 5 (2.56%) Symantec
13 4 (2.05%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.05%) BMC
14 3 (1.54%) F5
14 3 (1.54%) Veeam
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