The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 32 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing HP 144 72 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.22% 2.93% 2.77%
As % of the Vendors category 11.52% 7.28% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 44 44
Average daily rate
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£347 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -3.44%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1250 989 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.31% 40.22% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 452 431
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £181
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 34 61
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +25 50 £300 -
Edinburgh -19 25 £338 -15.62% 1
West Lothian +2 7 £375 -10.71% 2
Aberdeen +12 5 £110 -
Dundee +6 1 £400 +257.14%
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
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HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 132 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 123 (51.25%) SC Cleared
3 96 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 90 (37.50%) Windows
5 62 (25.83%) UNIX
6 59 (24.58%) SQL
7 56 (23.33%) Oracle
8 55 (22.92%) SAN
9 52 (21.67%) VMware
10 47 (19.58%) Active Directory
11 45 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (17.50%) Citrix
12 42 (17.50%) Linux
13 39 (16.25%) PowerShell
13 39 (16.25%) ISTQB
14 38 (15.83%) HTML
15 36 (15.00%) DNS
16 35 (14.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 35 (14.58%) VBScript
16 35 (14.58%) ITIL
16 35 (14.58%) MS Excel
17 34 (14.17%) HP Quality Center
18 33 (13.75%) JSP
19 31 (12.92%) .NET
20 30 (12.50%) JavaScript
20 30 (12.50%) Perl
20 30 (12.50%) DHCP
21 29 (12.08%) SQL Server
21 29 (12.08%) Finance
22 28 (11.67%) MS Office

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (7.92%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.50%) IIS
5 5 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.25%) TeamSite
7 3 (1.25%) CMS
7 3 (1.25%) Node.js
7 3 (1.25%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.83%) Apache
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.42%) TWiki
Applications
1 35 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.67%) MS Office
3 8 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (3.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.83%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.75%) Markit EDM
3 5 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.42%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (22.92%) SAN
2 36 (15.00%) DNS
3 30 (12.50%) DHCP
4 19 (7.92%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.83%) Firewall
6 11 (4.58%) LAN
7 10 (4.17%) WAN
8 9 (3.75%) VPN
9 8 (3.33%) VLAN
10 5 (2.08%) SNMP
11 4 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.67%) Network Security
11 4 (1.67%) NAS
11 4 (1.67%) Wireless
12 3 (1.25%) HTTP
12 3 (1.25%) SSL
12 3 (1.25%) Junos
13 2 (0.83%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.83%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (0.83%) Ingres
5 2 (0.83%) MySQL
6 1 (0.42%) DB2
6 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.42%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 28 (11.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (4.58%) Cucumber
3 6 (2.50%) MSI
4 5 (2.08%) LoadRunner
4 5 (2.08%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.83%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.83%) Toad
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.42%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.42%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.42%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.42%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.42%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.42%) JIRA
6 1 (0.42%) StarTeam
General
1 29 (12.08%) Finance
2 19 (7.92%) Banking
3 5 (2.08%) Marketing
4 4 (1.67%) Back Office
4 4 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (9.58%) Analyst
2 22 (9.17%) Test Analyst
3 20 (8.33%) Tester
4 18 (7.50%) Consultant
5 14 (5.83%) Test Manager
5 14 (5.83%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.00%) Test Leader
6 12 (5.00%) Administrator
7 11 (4.58%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (4.58%) Wintel Engineer
8 10 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
9 9 (3.75%) Test Specialist
10 8 (3.33%) Build Engineer
10 8 (3.33%) Performance Tester
11 7 (2.92%) Release Manager
11 7 (2.92%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (2.92%) Technical Test Analyst
12 6 (2.50%) Monitoring Engineer
12 6 (2.50%) Configuration and Release Manager
12 6 (2.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.83%) HTML
2 33 (13.75%) JSP
3 31 (12.92%) .NET
4 27 (11.25%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.75%) Middleware
5 9 (3.75%) Web Services
6 8 (3.33%) CSS
7 6 (2.50%) Application Packaging
8 5 (2.08%) XML
9 4 (1.67%) Software Packaging
10 3 (1.25%) XSL
10 3 (1.25%) XSLT
10 3 (1.25%) ODBC
10 3 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (1.25%) JSF
10 3 (1.25%) Backbone.js
10 3 (1.25%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.25%) HTML5
10 3 (1.25%) CSS3
10 3 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 16 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 12 (5.00%) Clustering
3 11 (4.58%) Replication
4 10 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.50%) PDA
7 6 (2.50%) PKI
7 6 (2.50%) CMDB
8 5 (2.08%) Open Source
9 3 (1.25%) Firmware
9 3 (1.25%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.25%) e-Health
9 3 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.83%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.42%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.42%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 90 (37.50%) Windows
2 62 (25.83%) UNIX
3 42 (17.50%) Linux
4 23 (9.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (7.08%) AIX
8 13 (5.42%) Solaris
8 13 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.00%) Windows XP
10 10 (4.17%) SUSE
11 8 (3.33%) HPUX
12 6 (2.50%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.67%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.25%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.58%) ITIL
2 23 (9.58%) Change Management
3 22 (9.17%) Test Automation
4 19 (7.92%) Configuration Management
5 18 (7.50%) Project Management
6 15 (6.25%) Service Management
6 15 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 15 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 14 (5.83%) Migration
8 13 (5.42%) CRM
8 13 (5.42%) Test Strategy
9 12 (5.00%) Asset Management
10 10 (4.17%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.33%) Software Testing
11 8 (3.33%) Build Automation
11 8 (3.33%) Validation
12 7 (2.92%) Security Testing
12 7 (2.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (2.92%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (2.50%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (24.58%) SQL
2 39 (16.25%) PowerShell
3 35 (14.58%) VBScript
4 30 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 30 (12.50%) Perl
5 26 (10.83%) Java
6 25 (10.42%) VB
7 13 (5.42%) C#
8 8 (3.33%) Korn
9 5 (2.08%) C
9 5 (2.08%) VBA
10 4 (1.67%) C-shell
10 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.67%) PHP
11 2 (0.83%) sed
11 2 (0.83%) AWK
11 2 (0.83%) Tcl
11 2 (0.83%) Python
12 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 123 (51.25%) SC Cleared
3 39 (16.25%) ISTQB
4 28 (11.67%) DV Cleared
5 27 (11.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 23 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (7.08%) Degree
8 15 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (5.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (4.58%) MCITP
11 8 (3.33%) MCSE
12 7 (2.92%) MCTS
13 5 (2.08%) MCP
14 4 (1.67%) ISEB
14 4 (1.67%) CCNP
14 4 (1.67%) CCNA
15 3 (1.25%) MCSA
15 3 (1.25%) MOS
15 3 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.83%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.58%) QA
2 5 (2.08%) COBIT
3 4 (1.67%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.67%) SLA
4 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (19.58%) Active Directory
2 45 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 18 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (5.42%) VMware ESX
5 12 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (4.58%) XenApp
7 9 (3.75%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.92%) vSphere
9 4 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (1.25%) RHEV
10 3 (1.25%) KVM
10 3 (1.25%) vCloud
10 3 (1.25%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.25%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.83%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 35 (14.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 34 (14.17%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 18 (7.50%) SCCM
5 12 (5.00%) Tivoli
6 11 (4.58%) SCOM
7 10 (4.17%) Netcool
8 8 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (2.92%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (2.08%) Legato
11 5 (2.08%) NetBackup
11 5 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (2.08%) WSUS
12 4 (1.67%) nmon
12 4 (1.67%) OpenView
13 3 (1.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 2 (0.83%) WMI
14 2 (0.83%) Cacti
14 2 (0.83%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 96 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 56 (23.33%) Oracle
3 52 (21.67%) VMware
4 42 (17.50%) Citrix
5 24 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 20 (8.33%) IBM
7 19 (7.92%) Cisco
7 19 (7.92%) EMC
8 14 (5.83%) Dell
9 13 (5.42%) McAfee
10 10 (4.17%) Veritas
11 9 (3.75%) Altiris
12 8 (3.33%) AppSense
12 8 (3.33%) Sun
12 8 (3.33%) Juniper
13 7 (2.92%) Symantec
13 7 (2.92%) BMC
13 7 (2.92%) ArcSight
14 6 (2.50%) Fortinet
15 5 (2.08%) CA
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