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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 63 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 67 75 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.43% 3.08% 2.68%
As % of the Vendors category 6.59% 7.33% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 34
Average daily rate
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£370 £378 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.98% +14.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £274 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £90.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +281.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.90 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +12.72%
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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
1017 1023 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.86% 41.94% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 470 503
Average daily rate £370 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 44 35
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £68.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 December 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
Edinburgh -10 24 £370 -7.50%
Glasgow -2 14 £310 -31.11% 3
West Lothian +13 5 £325 -7.27%
Stirling -8 2 £450 +28.57% 1
Fife - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
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HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 93 (45.59%) Security Cleared
2 90 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 80 (39.22%) Microsoft
4 62 (30.39%) Windows
5 57 (27.94%) SQL
6 48 (23.53%) Oracle
7 41 (20.10%) SAN
8 36 (17.65%) ITIL
9 35 (17.16%) UNIX
10 32 (15.69%) .NET
11 31 (15.20%) SQL Server
11 31 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (15.20%) HP Quality Center
12 28 (13.73%) Finance
12 28 (13.73%) VMware
13 27 (13.24%) Firewall
14 26 (12.75%) HTML
14 26 (12.75%) ISTQB
15 25 (12.25%) PowerShell
15 25 (12.25%) SharePoint
16 24 (11.76%) MS Office
16 24 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (11.27%) LAN
17 23 (11.27%) Active Directory
17 23 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (11.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 22 (10.78%) WAN
19 21 (10.29%) MS Excel
19 21 (10.29%) VBScript
19 21 (10.29%) Project Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 25 (12.25%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.39%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (4.90%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.45%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.45%) Lync
5 4 (1.96%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.96%) IIS
6 3 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.49%) Node.js
8 1 (0.49%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.49%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.49%) FileNet
8 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (11.76%) MS Office
2 21 (10.29%) MS Excel
3 14 (6.86%) MS Project
4 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.39%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.47%) Maximo
2 3 (1.47%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.98%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.49%) Agresso
4 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.10%) SAN
2 27 (13.24%) Firewall
3 23 (11.27%) LAN
4 22 (10.78%) WAN
5 19 (9.31%) DNS
6 16 (7.84%) DHCP
7 12 (5.88%) Network Security
8 7 (3.43%) VLAN
8 7 (3.43%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (3.43%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.43%) VPN
9 6 (2.94%) NAS
9 6 (2.94%) Junos
10 4 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.96%) HTTP
10 4 (1.96%) MPLS
11 3 (1.47%) X.500
11 3 (1.47%) DMZ
11 3 (1.47%) LDAP
11 3 (1.47%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (7.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 6 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.47%) JIRA
3 3 (1.47%) Toad
4 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.98%) MSI
4 2 (0.98%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.98%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.98%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.49%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.49%) Selenium
5 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.49%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.49%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.49%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.49%) TestDirector
General
1 28 (13.73%) Finance
2 14 (6.86%) Banking
3 6 (2.94%) Back Office
4 2 (0.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (13.24%) Consultant
2 23 (11.27%) Analyst
3 21 (10.29%) Test Analyst
4 16 (7.84%) Developer
5 14 (6.86%) Network Engineer
6 13 (6.37%) Test Manager
7 12 (5.88%) Tester
8 11 (5.39%) Project Manager
8 11 (5.39%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.90%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.41%) SQL Developer
11 8 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (3.43%) Wintel Engineer
12 7 (3.43%) Build Engineer
13 6 (2.94%) Wintel Consultant
13 6 (2.94%) Monitoring Engineer
13 6 (2.94%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
13 6 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (2.94%) Performance Tester
14 5 (2.45%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.69%) .NET
2 26 (12.75%) HTML
3 18 (8.82%) JSP
4 15 (7.35%) ASP.NET
5 12 (5.88%) XML
6 5 (2.45%) ODBC
7 4 (1.96%) Web Services
7 4 (1.96%) Middleware
7 4 (1.96%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.96%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.47%) CSS
9 2 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.98%) XSL
10 1 (0.49%) XSLT
10 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.49%) jQuery
10 1 (0.49%) HTML5
10 1 (0.49%) CSS3
10 1 (0.49%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.82%) Replication
2 16 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.39%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (4.41%) CMDB
6 6 (2.94%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.45%) Clustering
7 5 (2.45%) PDA
7 5 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.96%) Economics
9 3 (1.47%) PKI
9 3 (1.47%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.47%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.47%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.98%) Open Source
11 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.49%) PMI
11 1 (0.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 62 (30.39%) Windows
2 35 (17.16%) UNIX
3 31 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (7.35%) Linux
6 8 (3.92%) Windows 2000
6 8 (3.92%) Solaris
7 7 (3.43%) AIX
7 7 (3.43%) HPUX
8 6 (2.94%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.94%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.65%) ITIL
2 21 (10.29%) Project Management
2 21 (10.29%) Migration
3 18 (8.82%) Change Management
4 16 (7.84%) Test Scripting
5 15 (7.35%) Workflow
6 14 (6.86%) Web Development
7 13 (6.37%) Service Management
8 12 (5.88%) Process Management
9 11 (5.39%) Test Automation
10 10 (4.90%) Software Testing
11 9 (4.41%) Validation
11 9 (4.41%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.92%) Performance Testing
12 8 (3.92%) Test Management
12 8 (3.92%) Test Strategy
13 7 (3.43%) Change Control
13 7 (3.43%) Knowledge Management
13 7 (3.43%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.94%) SQL
2 25 (12.25%) PowerShell
3 21 (10.29%) VBScript
4 19 (9.31%) Perl
5 18 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.35%) Java
6 15 (7.35%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.90%) C#
8 7 (3.43%) VB
9 5 (2.45%) Tcl
10 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.96%) VBA
10 4 (1.96%) C
10 4 (1.96%) REXX
11 3 (1.47%) PHP
12 2 (0.98%) Python
13 1 (0.49%) Korn
13 1 (0.49%) XPath
13 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 93 (45.59%) Security Cleared
2 90 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 26 (12.75%) ISTQB
4 18 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (7.84%) DV Cleared
6 12 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 12 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (4.90%) Degree
7 10 (4.90%) MCTS
8 8 (3.92%) CCNP
9 7 (3.43%) CCNA
9 7 (3.43%) ISEB
9 7 (3.43%) MCP
10 6 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.94%) PMI Certification
11 5 (2.45%) PMP
11 5 (2.45%) MCSE
11 5 (2.45%) MCITP
12 4 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.43%) QA
2 6 (2.94%) JSP 440
3 5 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (11.27%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.41%) vSphere
4 7 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.45%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.96%) vCloud
8 3 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.98%) KVM
9 2 (0.98%) RHEV
10 1 (0.49%) XenApp
10 1 (0.49%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 31 (15.20%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (11.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (8.82%) SCCM
4 13 (6.37%) Tivoli
5 9 (4.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (4.41%) SCOM
6 8 (3.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 7 (3.43%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.96%) WMI
10 3 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.47%) WhatsUp Gold
11 2 (0.98%) HP UCMDB
11 2 (0.98%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.98%) WSUS
11 2 (0.98%) Netcool
11 2 (0.98%) Control-M
12 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.49%) Legato
Vendors
1 80 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 48 (23.53%) Oracle
3 28 (13.73%) VMware
4 18 (8.82%) Cisco
5 16 (7.84%) Dell
6 15 (7.35%) IBM
7 14 (6.86%) Citrix
8 12 (5.88%) EMC
8 12 (5.88%) Kofax
9 11 (5.39%) CheckPoint
9 11 (5.39%) Veritas
9 11 (5.39%) ArcSight
10 9 (4.41%) BMC
11 8 (3.92%) NetApp
11 8 (3.92%) Symantec
11 8 (3.92%) McAfee
11 8 (3.92%) Altiris
12 7 (3.43%) Juniper
13 6 (2.94%) CommVault
13 6 (2.94%) Crossbeam
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