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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 46 41 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Contract jobs citing HP 96 97 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.20% 3.87% 2.36%
As % of the Vendors category 8.66% 9.50% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 37 28
Average daily rate
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£349 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £29.17 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.14% +84.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
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
1108 1021 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.97% 40.76% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 465 483
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.30 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 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
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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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
Edinburgh -14 25 £350 -6.66% 3
Glasgow -1 15 £350 -12.50% 1
Aberdeen +9 13 £230 -
Stirling -3 5 £400 +6.66%
Dundee - 1 £210 -
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UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 73 (44.24%) Windows
2 57 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 39 (23.64%) Security Cleared
4 38 (23.03%) SC Cleared
4 38 (23.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (21.82%) SAN
5 36 (21.82%) ITIL
6 33 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 33 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 32 (19.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (19.39%) Finance
8 27 (16.36%) VMware
8 27 (16.36%) MS Office
8 27 (16.36%) SQL
9 25 (15.15%) Firewall
9 25 (15.15%) SCCM
10 23 (13.94%) Oracle
11 21 (12.73%) MS Excel
12 20 (12.12%) Linux
13 19 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (11.52%) Test Scripting
13 19 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (10.91%) Migration
14 18 (10.91%) Cisco
14 18 (10.91%) DNS
14 18 (10.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 18 (10.91%) HTML
15 16 (9.70%) SQL Server
15 16 (9.70%) UNIX
15 16 (9.70%) LoadRunner

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 11 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 11 (6.67%) Lync
2 9 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.24%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.03%) FileNet
5 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.21%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 27 (16.36%) MS Office
2 21 (12.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.42%) MS Project
4 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.21%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.61%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.82%) SAN
2 25 (15.15%) Firewall
3 18 (10.91%) DNS
4 14 (8.48%) LAN
4 14 (8.48%) DHCP
5 13 (7.88%) WAN
6 11 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (6.67%) LDAP
7 10 (6.06%) TCP/IP
8 8 (4.85%) Network Security
9 7 (4.24%) NAS
10 6 (3.64%) Junos
10 6 (3.64%) HTTP
11 4 (2.42%) SSL
11 4 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.42%) Cisco ISE
12 3 (1.82%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.82%) Wireshark
13 2 (1.21%) IP Telephony
13 2 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.61%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (9.70%) LoadRunner
2 6 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (3.03%) JIRA
4 3 (1.82%) Selenium
4 3 (1.82%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.82%) Toad
4 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.82%) MSI
5 2 (1.21%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.21%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.21%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.21%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.61%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (19.39%) Finance
2 14 (8.48%) Banking
3 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.21%) Marketing
4 2 (1.21%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (26.67%) Analyst
2 24 (14.55%) Test Analyst
3 19 (11.52%) Consultant
4 12 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (7.27%) Test Leader
5 10 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 10 (6.06%) Tester
6 9 (5.45%) Performance Test Leader
7 8 (4.85%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.24%) Performance Tester
8 7 (4.24%) Network Engineer
8 7 (4.24%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) Network Analyst
10 5 (3.03%) Architect
10 5 (3.03%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (2.42%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (2.42%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.91%) HTML
2 8 (4.85%) XML
3 7 (4.24%) .NET
3 7 (4.24%) Application Packaging
4 6 (3.64%) ODBC
5 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.03%) JSP
6 3 (1.82%) Middleware
6 3 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.21%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.21%) Web Services
7 2 (1.21%) CSS
8 1 (0.61%) XSL
8 1 (0.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.48%) Replication
2 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.64%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.03%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.21%) Economics
6 2 (1.21%) PKI
6 2 (1.21%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.21%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.21%) Clustering
6 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.61%) EPoS
7 1 (0.61%) NHS
7 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) CMDB
7 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (44.24%) Windows
2 38 (23.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (19.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (12.12%) Linux
5 16 (9.70%) UNIX
5 16 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.45%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.45%) Solaris
8 8 (4.85%) HPUX
9 7 (4.24%) AIX
10 6 (3.64%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.42%) Android
12 2 (1.21%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.21%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.82%) ITIL
2 19 (11.52%) Test Scripting
3 18 (10.91%) Migration
4 16 (9.70%) Project Management
5 15 (9.09%) Change Management
6 12 (7.27%) Validation
7 10 (6.06%) Content Management
8 9 (5.45%) Service Management
8 9 (5.45%) Enterprise Content Management
8 9 (5.45%) Performance Testing
8 9 (5.45%) Stress Testing
8 9 (5.45%) Test Strategy
9 8 (4.85%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.85%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.64%) Software Testing
10 6 (3.64%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (3.64%) Time Management
10 6 (3.64%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.36%) SQL
2 14 (8.48%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.85%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.85%) Perl
3 8 (4.85%) VBScript
4 6 (3.64%) C
5 5 (3.03%) Java
6 4 (2.42%) C#
7 3 (1.82%) VB
7 3 (1.82%) REXX
7 3 (1.82%) Tcl
8 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.21%) VBA
8 2 (1.21%) Python
9 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 38 (23.03%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.06%) MCSE
5 9 (5.45%) ISTQB
5 9 (5.45%) Degree
6 6 (3.64%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.64%) MCITP
7 5 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.03%) MCSA
7 5 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.42%) ISEB
8 4 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.42%) PMP
8 4 (2.42%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.21%) GCIA
10 2 (1.21%) MCTS
10 2 (1.21%) CISSP
10 2 (1.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) QA
2 6 (3.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.06%) vSphere
3 10 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 9 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.21%) XenApp
6 2 (1.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.21%) Firmware
6 2 (1.21%) NFS
6 2 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.61%) SRDF
7 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.61%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.61%) KVM
7 1 (0.61%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 33 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (15.15%) SCCM
3 18 (10.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (5.45%) CA Wily
5 8 (4.85%) WMI
5 8 (4.85%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (3.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 5 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.21%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (1.21%) WSUS
7 2 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.21%) Nessus
7 2 (1.21%) Nmap
7 2 (1.21%) Control-M
7 2 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.61%) Netcool
8 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 57 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.36%) VMware
3 23 (13.94%) Oracle
4 18 (10.91%) Cisco
5 16 (9.70%) EMC
6 13 (7.88%) Dell
6 13 (7.88%) CheckPoint
7 12 (7.27%) CommVault
8 11 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 10 (6.06%) Remedy
10 9 (5.45%) Juniper
10 9 (5.45%) 3PAR
11 8 (4.85%) F5
11 8 (4.85%) Veritas
12 7 (4.24%) Symantec
12 7 (4.24%) McAfee
12 7 (4.24%) Citrix
13 6 (3.64%) Adobe
13 6 (3.64%) Crossbeam
13 6 (3.64%) TippingPoint
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