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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 29 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs citing HP 150 69 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.37% 2.81% 2.07%
As % of the Vendors category 11.58% 6.87% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 45 32
Average daily rate
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£347 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £210 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +10.34%
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
1295 1004 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.33% 40.95% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 491 448
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 73
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £31.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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
(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
Glasgow +30 65 £420 +12.00% 4
Edinburgh -27 16 £325 -18.75% 2
West Lothian +3 7 £375 -10.71%
Aberdeen +13 5 £110 -
Dundee +7 1 £400 +257.14%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 126 (53.62%) Security Cleared
2 118 (50.21%) SC Cleared
3 106 (45.11%) Microsoft
4 79 (33.62%) Windows
5 76 (32.34%) SQL
6 66 (28.09%) Oracle
7 53 (22.55%) UNIX
8 45 (19.15%) .NET
8 45 (19.15%) VMware
9 44 (18.72%) SAN
10 41 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 40 (17.02%) ISTQB
12 38 (16.17%) DNS
12 38 (16.17%) HTML
13 37 (15.74%) Linux
13 37 (15.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 36 (15.32%) Active Directory
15 35 (14.89%) MS Excel
15 35 (14.89%) PowerShell
16 34 (14.47%) HP Quality Center
17 33 (14.04%) SQL Server
18 32 (13.62%) JSP
19 31 (13.19%) ITIL
19 31 (13.19%) MS Office
19 31 (13.19%) VBScript
19 31 (13.19%) JavaScript
20 30 (12.77%) SharePoint
20 30 (12.77%) DHCP
21 29 (12.34%) ASP.NET
21 29 (12.34%) Citrix

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (4.68%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (2.55%) IIS
6 5 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.70%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.28%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (1.28%) Node.js
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.28%) TeamSite
8 3 (1.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.43%) Apache
9 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.43%) TWiki
Applications
1 35 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 31 (13.19%) MS Office
3 15 (6.38%) MS Project
4 6 (2.55%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.98%) Markit EDM
3 5 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.28%) Maximo
4 3 (1.28%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.43%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (18.72%) SAN
2 38 (16.17%) DNS
3 30 (12.77%) DHCP
4 15 (6.38%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.68%) LAN
5 11 (4.68%) Firewall
6 10 (4.26%) WAN
7 9 (3.83%) VPN
8 5 (2.13%) Network Security
9 4 (1.70%) Wireless
9 4 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.70%) SNMP
10 3 (1.28%) X.500
10 3 (1.28%) SSL
10 3 (1.28%) HTTP
10 3 (1.28%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.28%) LDAP
10 3 (1.28%) Junos
11 2 (0.85%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.55%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (0.85%) Ingres
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.43%) DB2
6 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.43%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (10.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (4.26%) Cucumber
3 6 (2.55%) MSI
4 3 (1.28%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.85%) Toad
5 2 (0.85%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.43%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.43%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.43%) Subversion
6 1 (0.43%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.43%) JIRA
6 1 (0.43%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.43%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 27 (11.49%) Finance
2 13 (5.53%) Banking
3 10 (4.26%) Back Office
4 4 (1.70%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (8.51%) Developer
2 18 (7.66%) Analyst
2 18 (7.66%) Tester
2 18 (7.66%) Test Analyst
3 17 (7.23%) Consultant
4 15 (6.38%) Test Manager
5 13 (5.53%) Support Engineer
5 13 (5.53%) Build Engineer
6 12 (5.11%) Test Leader
7 10 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 9 (3.83%) Administrator
8 9 (3.83%) SQL Developer
8 9 (3.83%) Test Specialist
9 8 (3.40%) Configuration Manager
9 8 (3.40%) Wintel Engineer
10 7 (2.98%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.55%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (2.55%) Release Manager
11 6 (2.55%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (2.55%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.15%) .NET
2 38 (16.17%) HTML
3 32 (13.62%) JSP
4 29 (12.34%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.83%) XML
5 9 (3.83%) Middleware
6 7 (2.98%) CSS
6 7 (2.98%) Application Packaging
7 5 (2.13%) Software Packaging
7 5 (2.13%) Web Services
8 3 (1.28%) JSF
8 3 (1.28%) Java EE
8 3 (1.28%) XSL
8 3 (1.28%) XSLT
8 3 (1.28%) ODBC
8 3 (1.28%) jQuery
8 3 (1.28%) HTML5
8 3 (1.28%) CSS3
8 3 (1.28%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.09%) Replication
2 13 (5.53%) Fat Client
2 13 (5.53%) Thin Client
3 12 (5.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.26%) Clustering
5 9 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.98%) CMDB
7 6 (2.55%) PDA
8 5 (2.13%) PKI
9 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.70%) Open Source
10 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.28%) Firmware
10 3 (1.28%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.28%) e-Health
11 2 (0.85%) Economics
11 2 (0.85%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 79 (33.62%) Windows
2 53 (22.55%) UNIX
3 37 (15.74%) Linux
4 28 (11.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (5.53%) AIX
8 11 (4.68%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (3.83%) Solaris
11 7 (2.98%) HPUX
11 7 (2.98%) SUSE
11 7 (2.98%) Windows 7
12 5 (2.13%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.70%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.28%) Android
14 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.19%) ITIL
2 22 (9.36%) Project Management
3 20 (8.51%) Test Automation
4 18 (7.66%) Change Management
5 17 (7.23%) Configuration Management
6 16 (6.81%) Workflow
7 15 (6.38%) Migration
7 15 (6.38%) Web Development
8 14 (5.96%) Performance Testing
8 14 (5.96%) Asset Management
8 14 (5.96%) Service Management
9 13 (5.53%) CRM
9 13 (5.53%) Test Scripting
9 13 (5.53%) Test Strategy
10 12 (5.11%) Process Management
11 9 (3.83%) Validation
12 8 (3.40%) Unit Testing
12 8 (3.40%) Software Testing
13 7 (2.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (2.98%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (32.34%) SQL
2 35 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 31 (13.19%) JavaScript
3 31 (13.19%) VBScript
4 25 (10.64%) Perl
5 24 (10.21%) Java
6 18 (7.66%) VB
7 15 (6.38%) C#
8 13 (5.53%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.55%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.13%) VBA
10 5 (2.13%) C
11 3 (1.28%) PHP
11 3 (1.28%) Tcl
11 3 (1.28%) Korn
12 2 (0.85%) C-shell
12 2 (0.85%) Python
12 2 (0.85%) REXX
13 1 (0.43%) AWK
13 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (53.62%) Security Cleared
2 118 (50.21%) SC Cleared
3 40 (17.02%) ISTQB
4 29 (12.34%) DV Cleared
5 28 (11.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 25 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (6.81%) Degree
8 15 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (5.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (4.68%) MCITP
11 9 (3.83%) MCTS
12 8 (3.40%) MCSE
13 7 (2.98%) MCP
14 5 (2.13%) CCNP
15 4 (1.70%) CCNA
15 4 (1.70%) ISEB
16 3 (1.28%) MCSA
16 3 (1.28%) MOS
16 3 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.26%) QA
2 4 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.70%) COBIT
3 2 (0.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 41 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (15.32%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.53%) VMware ESX
5 12 (5.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.40%) vSphere
8 6 (2.55%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.13%) vCloud
10 4 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.70%) XenApp
11 3 (1.28%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.28%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.28%) KVM
11 3 (1.28%) RHEV
12 2 (0.85%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 37 (15.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 34 (14.47%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (9.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 15 (6.38%) SCCM
5 12 (5.11%) Tivoli
6 10 (4.26%) SCOM
7 7 (2.98%) Netcool
8 4 (1.70%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 3 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.28%) WMI
9 3 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.28%) OpenView
10 2 (0.85%) Legato
10 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.85%) HP UCMDB
10 2 (0.85%) nmon
11 1 (0.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 106 (45.11%) Microsoft
2 66 (28.09%) Oracle
3 45 (19.15%) VMware
4 29 (12.34%) Citrix
5 20 (8.51%) Red Hat
6 17 (7.23%) IBM
7 15 (6.38%) Altiris
8 14 (5.96%) Cisco
8 14 (5.96%) Dell
9 12 (5.11%) Kofax
10 10 (4.26%) EMC
11 8 (3.40%) Juniper
11 8 (3.40%) BMC
11 8 (3.40%) AppSense
11 8 (3.40%) ArcSight
12 7 (2.98%) McAfee
13 6 (2.55%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.55%) Symantec
13 6 (2.55%) Veritas
14 5 (2.13%) Sun
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