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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 55 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing HP 79 83 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.71% 3.28% 2.74%
As % of the Vendors category 7.63% 8.28% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 35
Average daily rate
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£348 £329 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.77% -11.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £264 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £328 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £12.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +61.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.29%
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
1035 1003 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.53% 39.66% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 477 518
Average daily rate £350 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 35
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £32.00 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +1 23 £423 +32.86%
Aberdeen - 18 £230 - 1
Edinburgh -17 14 £310 -14.48% 4
Glasgow -7 9 £375 +11.04% 2
Highlands - 4 - -
Stirling - 2 £375 -
West Lothian -7 1 £325 -7.14%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
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UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 80 (47.06%) Windows
2 68 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 46 (27.06%) Security Cleared
4 45 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (26.47%) Active Directory
5 43 (25.29%) SC Cleared
6 38 (22.35%) SAN
7 37 (21.76%) ITIL
8 33 (19.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (18.24%) MS Excel
10 30 (17.65%) Cisco
11 29 (17.06%) MS Office
11 29 (17.06%) Finance
12 28 (16.47%) Firewall
12 28 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (15.88%) VMware
13 27 (15.88%) HP Quality Center
14 24 (14.12%) Linux
15 23 (13.53%) SCCM
16 22 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (12.94%) DNS
16 22 (12.94%) SQL
17 20 (11.76%) CheckPoint
18 19 (11.18%) Oracle
19 18 (10.59%) HTML
19 18 (10.59%) EMC
20 17 (10.00%) LDAP
20 17 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 16 (9.41%) Test Scripting
21 16 (9.41%) Lync

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (9.41%) Lync
2 12 (7.06%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (5.29%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.94%) FileNet
5 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 31 (18.24%) MS Excel
2 29 (17.06%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.59%) Agresso
2 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.94%) Office 365
1 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.59%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.35%) SAN
2 28 (16.47%) Firewall
3 22 (12.94%) DNS
4 17 (10.00%) LDAP
5 15 (8.82%) WAN
5 15 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (8.24%) DHCP
6 14 (8.24%) LAN
7 13 (7.65%) Network Security
8 10 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.71%) Junos
10 6 (3.53%) BGP
11 5 (2.94%) VPN
11 5 (2.94%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.35%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.35%) NAS
12 4 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (2.35%) Wireless
12 4 (2.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.59%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.59%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 14 (8.24%) LoadRunner
2 5 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.35%) JIRA
3 4 (2.35%) MSI
4 3 (1.76%) Toad
4 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.76%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.76%) Selenium
5 2 (1.18%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.18%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.18%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (17.06%) Finance
2 10 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (1.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (25.29%) Analyst
2 17 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (9.41%) Test Analyst
4 15 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 14 (8.24%) Consultant
6 13 (7.65%) Support Analyst
6 13 (7.65%) Test Leader
7 11 (6.47%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) Performance Test Leader
9 9 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (4.71%) Network Analyst
11 7 (4.12%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.12%) Wintel Engineer
12 6 (3.53%) Tester
13 5 (2.94%) Desktop Support
13 5 (2.94%) Data Analyst
13 5 (2.94%) Data Centre Analyst
14 4 (2.35%) Data Network Analyst
14 4 (2.35%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.59%) HTML
2 9 (5.29%) XML
3 8 (4.71%) .NET
4 7 (4.12%) Application Packaging
5 5 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.35%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.35%) JSP
6 4 (2.35%) ODBC
7 3 (1.76%) CSS
8 1 (0.59%) XSD
8 1 (0.59%) XSL
8 1 (0.59%) WinForms
8 1 (0.59%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.47%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.88%) Replication
3 8 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.12%) Cryptography
4 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.76%) Economics
5 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.76%) PKI
6 2 (1.18%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.18%) Clustering
7 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.59%) EPoS
7 1 (0.59%) NHS
7 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.59%) PMI
7 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.59%) CMDB
7 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 80 (47.06%) Windows
2 45 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (19.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (14.12%) Linux
5 22 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (8.82%) UNIX
6 15 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (7.06%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.71%) Solaris
9 6 (3.53%) AIX
9 6 (3.53%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.94%) HPUX
11 4 (2.35%) Android
12 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.76%) ITIL
2 16 (9.41%) Test Scripting
3 15 (8.82%) Change Management
3 15 (8.82%) Migration
4 14 (8.24%) Validation
4 14 (8.24%) Project Management
5 13 (7.65%) Content Management
6 11 (6.47%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.47%) Enterprise Content Management
6 11 (6.47%) Stress Testing
7 10 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.29%) Service Management
8 9 (5.29%) Change Control
9 8 (4.71%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (4.12%) Test Strategy
10 7 (4.12%) Network Management
10 7 (4.12%) Time Management
10 7 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (3.53%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.94%) SQL
2 14 (8.24%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.12%) Perl
4 7 (4.12%) VBScript
5 4 (2.35%) Tcl
5 4 (2.35%) C
5 4 (2.35%) REXX
6 3 (1.76%) C#
6 3 (1.76%) VB
7 2 (1.18%) VBA
7 2 (1.18%) Java
7 2 (1.18%) Python
8 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.59%) Korn
8 1 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 46 (27.06%) Security Cleared
2 43 (25.29%) SC Cleared
3 28 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (8.82%) MCSE
5 12 (7.06%) Degree
6 8 (4.71%) ISTQB
6 8 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.53%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.53%) MCITP
7 6 (3.53%) MCP
7 6 (3.53%) CCNA
8 5 (2.94%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.94%) MCSA
8 5 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (2.35%) MCTS
9 4 (2.35%) PMP
10 3 (1.76%) ISEB
10 3 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.18%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.29%) QA
2 6 (3.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 45 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.24%) vSphere
4 11 (6.47%) VMware ESX
4 11 (6.47%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.76%) XenApp
7 2 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.18%) NFS
7 2 (1.18%) Firmware
8 1 (0.59%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.59%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.59%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 27 (15.88%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (13.53%) SCCM
3 16 (9.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (5.88%) CA Wily
5 9 (5.29%) WMI
6 8 (4.71%) NetBackup
7 7 (4.12%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (2.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 5 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.18%) WSUS
9 2 (1.18%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (1.18%) Nessus
9 2 (1.18%) Nmap
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.59%) Netcool
10 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 68 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.65%) Cisco
3 27 (15.88%) VMware
4 20 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 19 (11.18%) Oracle
6 18 (10.59%) EMC
7 16 (9.41%) Juniper
7 16 (9.41%) Red Hat
8 14 (8.24%) Dell
9 13 (7.65%) F5
10 12 (7.06%) CommVault
11 10 (5.88%) Crossbeam
11 10 (5.88%) 3PAR
11 10 (5.88%) Citrix
11 10 (5.88%) Remedy
12 9 (5.29%) McAfee
13 8 (4.71%) TippingPoint
13 8 (4.71%) Riverbed
14 7 (4.12%) Adobe
14 7 (4.12%) Symantec
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