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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 29 50 67
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +17
Contract jobs citing HP 146 67 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.25% 2.71% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 11.71% 6.52% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 37 23
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£348 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
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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
1247 1028 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.86% 41.60% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 493 450
Average daily rate £350 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £185
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 40 33 76
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
Glasgow +27 55 £415 +10.66% 4
Edinburgh -24 15 £275 -31.25%
West Lothian +5 6 £375 -5.66%
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Stirling - - - -
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HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 133 (53.63%) Security Cleared
2 125 (50.40%) SC Cleared
3 109 (43.95%) Microsoft
4 80 (32.26%) SQL
4 80 (32.26%) Windows
5 67 (27.02%) Oracle
6 54 (21.77%) UNIX
7 47 (18.95%) .NET
8 44 (17.74%) VMware
9 43 (17.34%) SAN
10 41 (16.53%) ISTQB
11 40 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (15.32%) DNS
13 37 (14.92%) Active Directory
13 37 (14.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 37 (14.92%) HTML
13 37 (14.92%) Linux
13 37 (14.92%) PowerShell
14 35 (14.11%) ITIL
15 34 (13.71%) HP Quality Center
16 33 (13.31%) JSP
16 33 (13.31%) VBScript
17 32 (12.90%) SQL Server
17 32 (12.90%) MS Excel
18 31 (12.50%) JavaScript
18 31 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
19 30 (12.10%) MS Office
20 29 (11.69%) ASP.NET
20 29 (11.69%) Perl
20 29 (11.69%) DHCP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.65%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (2.82%) IIS
6 4 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.61%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.21%) TeamSite
7 3 (1.21%) CMS
7 3 (1.21%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (1.21%) Node.js
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 32 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.10%) MS Office
3 15 (6.05%) MS Project
4 4 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (6.05%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.82%) Markit EDM
3 5 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.21%) Maximo
4 3 (1.21%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.40%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (17.34%) SAN
2 38 (15.32%) DNS
3 29 (11.69%) DHCP
4 17 (6.85%) LAN
5 16 (6.45%) Firewall
5 16 (6.45%) WAN
6 15 (6.05%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.63%) Network Security
8 8 (3.23%) VPN
9 7 (2.82%) VLAN
10 5 (2.02%) MPLS
10 5 (2.02%) Wireless
11 4 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.61%) X.500
11 4 (1.61%) LDAP
11 4 (1.61%) Kerberos
12 3 (1.21%) SNMP
12 3 (1.21%) IPv4
12 3 (1.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.81%) Ingres
7 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (10.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (4.44%) Cucumber
3 7 (2.82%) MSI
4 3 (1.21%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.81%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.81%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.81%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.81%) Toad
5 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.40%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.40%) Selenium
6 1 (0.40%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.40%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 26 (10.48%) Finance
2 14 (5.65%) Banking
3 10 (4.03%) Back Office
4 4 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.21%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (8.06%) Developer
2 19 (7.66%) Analyst
2 19 (7.66%) Test Analyst
3 18 (7.26%) Consultant
4 17 (6.85%) Support Engineer
5 16 (6.45%) Tester
6 15 (6.05%) Test Manager
7 12 (4.84%) Test Leader
7 12 (4.84%) Build Engineer
8 10 (4.03%) Network Engineer
8 10 (4.03%) .NET Developer
9 9 (3.63%) SQL Developer
9 9 (3.63%) Test Specialist
9 9 (3.63%) Administrator
9 9 (3.63%) Wintel Engineer
10 8 (3.23%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.23%) Applications Support Engineer
11 7 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (2.82%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (18.95%) .NET
2 37 (14.92%) HTML
3 33 (13.31%) JSP
4 29 (11.69%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.44%) XML
6 8 (3.23%) Application Packaging
6 8 (3.23%) Middleware
7 5 (2.02%) CSS
7 5 (2.02%) Software Packaging
8 4 (1.61%) Web Services
9 3 (1.21%) XSL
9 3 (1.21%) XSLT
9 3 (1.21%) JSF
9 3 (1.21%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.21%) Java EE
9 3 (1.21%) jQuery
9 3 (1.21%) CSS3
9 3 (1.21%) HTML5
9 3 (1.21%) Backbone.js
9 3 (1.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.66%) Replication
3 13 (5.24%) CMDB
4 11 (4.44%) Thin Client
4 11 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (4.44%) Fat Client
5 10 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.03%) Clustering
6 6 (2.42%) PDA
7 5 (2.02%) PKI
8 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.21%) Firmware
9 3 (1.21%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.21%) e-Health
9 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.81%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.81%) Open Source
10 2 (0.81%) Economics
11 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 80 (32.26%) Windows
2 54 (21.77%) UNIX
3 37 (14.92%) Linux
4 31 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (10.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (7.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (4.84%) AIX
8 11 (4.44%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.23%) Solaris
10 7 (2.82%) SUSE
10 7 (2.82%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.42%) HPUX
11 6 (2.42%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.61%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.21%) Android
13 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.11%) ITIL
2 24 (9.68%) Project Management
3 21 (8.47%) Test Automation
4 19 (7.66%) Migration
4 19 (7.66%) Change Management
5 17 (6.85%) Configuration Management
6 16 (6.45%) Workflow
7 15 (6.05%) Web Development
8 14 (5.65%) Test Scripting
8 14 (5.65%) Test Strategy
9 13 (5.24%) CRM
9 13 (5.24%) Asset Management
9 13 (5.24%) Service Management
10 12 (4.84%) Performance Testing
10 12 (4.84%) Process Management
11 10 (4.03%) Validation
11 10 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (3.63%) Functional Testing
12 9 (3.63%) Mentoring
12 9 (3.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (32.26%) SQL
2 37 (14.92%) PowerShell
3 33 (13.31%) VBScript
4 31 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 29 (11.69%) Perl
6 27 (10.89%) Java
7 18 (7.26%) VB
8 16 (6.45%) C#
9 13 (5.24%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.02%) VBA
10 5 (2.02%) PHP
10 5 (2.02%) Tcl
10 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.61%) REXX
11 4 (1.61%) C
12 3 (1.21%) Korn
13 2 (0.81%) C-shell
13 2 (0.81%) Python
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 133 (53.63%) Security Cleared
2 125 (50.40%) SC Cleared
3 41 (16.53%) ISTQB
4 29 (11.69%) DV Cleared
5 28 (11.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 27 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (6.85%) Degree
8 16 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (5.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (4.84%) MCTS
11 10 (4.03%) MCITP
11 10 (4.03%) MCP
12 7 (2.82%) MCSE
13 6 (2.42%) CCNP
14 5 (2.02%) CCNA
14 5 (2.02%) ISEB
15 4 (1.61%) PMI Certification
16 3 (1.21%) MCSA
16 3 (1.21%) PMP
16 3 (1.21%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.03%) QA
2 5 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.61%) COBIT
4 2 (0.81%) JSP 440
System Software
1 40 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (14.92%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.05%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.65%) VMware ESX
5 13 (5.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.82%) vSphere
8 6 (2.42%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.61%) vCloud
9 4 (1.61%) XenApp
10 3 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.21%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.21%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.81%) RHEV
11 2 (0.81%) KVM
11 2 (0.81%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 37 (14.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 34 (13.71%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (8.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 16 (6.45%) SCCM
5 15 (6.05%) Tivoli
6 13 (5.24%) SCOM
7 5 (2.02%) Netcool
7 5 (2.02%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 4 (1.61%) WMI
9 3 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.81%) HP UCMDB
10 2 (0.81%) nmon
10 2 (0.81%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.81%) WSUS
10 2 (0.81%) Legato
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.81%) OpenView
Vendors
1 109 (43.95%) Microsoft
2 67 (27.02%) Oracle
3 44 (17.74%) VMware
4 27 (10.89%) Citrix
5 20 (8.06%) Cisco
5 20 (8.06%) IBM
6 19 (7.66%) Red Hat
7 14 (5.65%) Altiris
8 13 (5.24%) Dell
9 12 (4.84%) Kofax
10 11 (4.44%) BMC
10 11 (4.44%) ArcSight
11 9 (3.63%) EMC
12 8 (3.23%) AppSense
12 8 (3.23%) Juniper
12 8 (3.23%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.82%) McAfee
14 6 (2.42%) Symantec
14 6 (2.42%) Veritas
15 5 (2.02%) Sun
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