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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 50 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing HP 93 86 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.07% 3.26% 2.62%
As % of the Vendors category 8.22% 8.18% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 36
Average daily rate
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£349 £331 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £264 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £409 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.59 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.16% +64.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £13.13
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +4.76%
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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
1132 1051 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.32% 39.84% 45.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 496 528
Average daily rate £350 £360 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £32.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 5 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
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 5 May 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 5 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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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
Renfrewshire -1 22 £420 +34.40%
Edinburgh -13 20 £335 -7.58% 2
Aberdeen +15 15 £230 - 2
Glasgow +1 13 £350 - 1
Stirling -2 4 £388 +3.33%
Scottish Borders - 4 £200 -
Highlands - 4 - -
West Lothian -8 1 £325 -8.45%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
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UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 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 78 (45.61%) Windows
2 65 (38.01%) Microsoft
3 45 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 45 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (25.15%) SC Cleared
5 42 (24.56%) Active Directory
6 38 (22.22%) SAN
7 37 (21.64%) ITIL
8 34 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (18.13%) MS Office
10 29 (16.96%) Cisco
10 29 (16.96%) VMware
10 29 (16.96%) HP Quality Center
11 28 (16.37%) Finance
11 28 (16.37%) MS Excel
12 27 (15.79%) Firewall
13 26 (15.20%) SQL
14 24 (14.04%) SCCM
15 23 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (12.87%) DNS
17 21 (12.28%) Linux
17 21 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (11.70%) Oracle
19 19 (11.11%) CheckPoint
20 18 (10.53%) EMC
20 18 (10.53%) Test Scripting
20 18 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
21 17 (9.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
21 17 (9.94%) HTML
22 16 (9.36%) Lync

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (9.36%) Lync
2 12 (7.02%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (5.26%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.92%) FileNet
6 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.17%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (18.13%) MS Office
2 28 (16.37%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.17%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.58%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.22%) SAN
2 27 (15.79%) Firewall
3 22 (12.87%) DNS
4 15 (8.77%) DHCP
4 15 (8.77%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (8.19%) WAN
5 14 (8.19%) LDAP
5 14 (8.19%) LAN
6 12 (7.02%) Network Security
7 10 (5.85%) TCP/IP
8 8 (4.68%) Junos
9 6 (3.51%) BGP
10 5 (2.92%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.92%) VPN
11 4 (2.34%) SSL
11 4 (2.34%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.34%) HTTP
11 4 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.34%) NAS
11 4 (2.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.58%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.58%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 14 (8.19%) LoadRunner
2 5 (2.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.34%) JIRA
4 3 (1.75%) Selenium
4 3 (1.75%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.75%) Toad
4 3 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.75%) MSI
5 2 (1.17%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.17%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.17%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.17%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (16.37%) Finance
2 11 (6.43%) Banking
3 3 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.17%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (24.56%) Analyst
2 18 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 15 (8.77%) Network Engineer
4 14 (8.19%) Consultant
4 14 (8.19%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (7.60%) Test Leader
6 11 (6.43%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.85%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.85%) Performance Test Leader
8 8 (4.68%) Network Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (4.09%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) Tester
11 5 (2.92%) Desktop Support
11 5 (2.92%) Architect
11 5 (2.92%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.92%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.92%) Data Centre Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.94%) HTML
2 8 (4.68%) .NET
2 8 (4.68%) XML
3 7 (4.09%) Application Packaging
4 5 (2.92%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.34%) ODBC
5 4 (2.34%) JSP
5 4 (2.34%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.17%) CSS
7 1 (0.58%) XSL
7 1 (0.58%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.43%) Replication
2 10 (5.85%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.09%) Cryptography
4 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.75%) PKI
6 2 (1.17%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.17%) Economics
6 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.17%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.17%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) EPoS
7 1 (0.58%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 78 (45.61%) Windows
2 45 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (12.28%) Linux
4 21 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (8.19%) UNIX
6 12 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (7.02%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.26%) Solaris
8 7 (4.09%) AIX
8 7 (4.09%) HPUX
9 6 (3.51%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.34%) Android
11 2 (1.17%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.17%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.64%) ITIL
2 18 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 15 (8.77%) Project Management
4 14 (8.19%) Validation
4 14 (8.19%) Change Management
5 13 (7.60%) Migration
5 13 (7.60%) Content Management
6 11 (6.43%) Stress Testing
6 11 (6.43%) Enterprise Content Management
7 10 (5.85%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.85%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.26%) Service Management
9 8 (4.68%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (4.09%) Network Management
10 7 (4.09%) Time Management
10 7 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.09%) Change Control
10 7 (4.09%) Test Strategy
10 7 (4.09%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (3.51%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.20%) SQL
2 12 (7.02%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.68%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.09%) Perl
4 7 (4.09%) VBScript
5 4 (2.34%) C
6 3 (1.75%) C#
6 3 (1.75%) Java
6 3 (1.75%) VB
6 3 (1.75%) REXX
6 3 (1.75%) Tcl
7 2 (1.17%) VBA
7 2 (1.17%) Python
8 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.58%) Korn
8 1 (0.58%) XPath
8 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 43 (25.15%) SC Cleared
3 23 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.02%) Degree
5 11 (6.43%) MCSE
6 9 (5.26%) ISTQB
7 8 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.51%) MCITP
8 6 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.51%) CCNA
8 6 (3.51%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (2.92%) MCSA
9 5 (2.92%) MCP
10 4 (2.34%) ISEB
10 4 (2.34%) MCTS
10 4 (2.34%) PMP
10 4 (2.34%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.17%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.26%) QA
2 6 (3.51%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.19%) vSphere
4 11 (6.43%) VMware ESX
5 10 (5.85%) Hyper-V
6 7 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.17%) NFS
7 2 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.17%) XenApp
7 2 (1.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.17%) Firmware
8 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.58%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.58%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 29 (16.96%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (14.04%) SCCM
3 17 (9.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (5.85%) CA Wily
5 9 (5.26%) NetBackup
6 8 (4.68%) WMI
7 7 (4.09%) WhatsUp Gold
8 6 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (2.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (1.17%) WSUS
10 2 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.17%) Nessus
10 2 (1.17%) Nmap
10 2 (1.17%) Control-M
10 2 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.17%) HP UCMDB
11 1 (0.58%) Netcool
11 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 65 (38.01%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.96%) Cisco
2 29 (16.96%) VMware
3 20 (11.70%) Oracle
4 19 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 18 (10.53%) EMC
6 15 (8.77%) Juniper
6 15 (8.77%) Dell
7 13 (7.60%) CommVault
7 13 (7.60%) Red Hat
8 12 (7.02%) F5
9 10 (5.85%) 3PAR
9 10 (5.85%) Remedy
10 9 (5.26%) McAfee
10 9 (5.26%) Crossbeam
11 8 (4.68%) TippingPoint
11 8 (4.68%) Riverbed
11 8 (4.68%) Symantec
11 8 (4.68%) Citrix
12 7 (4.09%) Adobe
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