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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 59 31 49
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +18
Contract jobs citing HP 89 149 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.68% 5.42% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 7.49% 12.46% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 83 45
Average daily rate
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£349 £348 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +8.03%
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
1189 1196 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.76% 43.49% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 595 483
Average daily rate £351 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £38.80 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Edinburgh +9 41 £350 +7.69% 10
Renfrewshire -2 26 £338 -2.87%
Glasgow -35 15 £375 -10.71% 4
Fife - 3 £188 -
West Lothian -13 2 £220 -41.33% 1
North Lanarkshire -7 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 61 (36.75%) Windows
2 53 (31.93%) Microsoft
3 50 (30.12%) Security Cleared
4 43 (25.90%) SC Cleared
5 37 (22.29%) Cisco
6 36 (21.69%) Active Directory
7 34 (20.48%) SAN
7 34 (20.48%) Finance
8 33 (19.88%) VMware
9 31 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (18.07%) Firewall
11 27 (16.27%) MS Excel
11 27 (16.27%) ITIL
12 26 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (15.06%) Linux
13 25 (15.06%) HP Quality Center
14 24 (14.46%) SQL
15 23 (13.86%) MS Office
15 23 (13.86%) Data Centre
16 22 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (12.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (12.05%) WAN
18 20 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (11.45%) PowerShell
20 18 (10.84%) LAN
21 17 (10.24%) DNS
21 17 (10.24%) Red Hat
21 17 (10.24%) Change Management
21 17 (10.24%) Banking
21 17 (10.24%) vSphere

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (7.23%) Lync
2 9 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.42%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.20%) Apache
7 1 (0.60%) SAS
7 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (16.27%) MS Excel
2 23 (13.86%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (2.41%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (1.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.48%) SAN
2 30 (18.07%) Firewall
3 20 (12.05%) WAN
4 18 (10.84%) LAN
5 17 (10.24%) DNS
6 12 (7.23%) LDAP
7 10 (6.02%) DHCP
7 10 (6.02%) Network Security
8 9 (5.42%) VPN
8 9 (5.42%) Ethernet
9 8 (4.82%) OSPF
9 8 (4.82%) BGP
9 8 (4.82%) iSCSI
9 8 (4.82%) VLAN
10 7 (4.22%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (4.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (3.61%) Wireless
12 5 (3.01%) NAS
12 5 (3.01%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.41%) Spotfire
3 3 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.20%) QlikView
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.20%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) DataStage
5 1 (0.60%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.02%) MSI
2 4 (2.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.81%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.81%) Bugzilla
3 3 (1.81%) JIRA
4 2 (1.20%) ERwin
4 2 (1.20%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.20%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.20%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.20%) Toad
5 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.60%) StarTeam
General
1 34 (20.48%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Banking
3 8 (4.82%) Retail
4 6 (3.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (24.70%) Analyst
2 23 (13.86%) Network Engineer
3 17 (10.24%) Test Analyst
4 14 (8.43%) Consultant
4 14 (8.43%) Support Analyst
4 14 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (5.42%) Architect
6 9 (5.42%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.42%) Administrator
6 9 (5.42%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (5.42%) Storage Engineer
7 8 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (4.22%) Development Engineer
8 7 (4.22%) Software Development Engineer
8 7 (4.22%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Network Analyst
9 6 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.01%) Cisco Consultant
10 5 (3.01%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.02%) XML
2 8 (4.82%) XSD
2 8 (4.82%) WinForms
2 8 (4.82%) WPF
3 7 (4.22%) Application Packaging
4 6 (3.61%) .NET
5 5 (3.01%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.01%) HTML
6 4 (2.41%) CSS
7 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.20%) Middleware
7 2 (1.20%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.60%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.86%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.22%) Thin Client
3 7 (4.22%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.22%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.01%) Online Banking
4 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.41%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.41%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.81%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.81%) PKI
6 3 (1.81%) Celerra
6 3 (1.81%) Replication
6 3 (1.81%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.81%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.20%) PMI
7 2 (1.20%) Clustering
7 2 (1.20%) DataPower
7 2 (1.20%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.75%) Windows
2 31 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (15.06%) Linux
5 21 (12.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (9.04%) UNIX
7 13 (7.83%) Windows 7
8 10 (6.02%) Solaris
8 10 (6.02%) AIX
9 7 (4.22%) HPUX
10 3 (1.81%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.60%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.27%) ITIL
2 17 (10.24%) Change Management
3 16 (9.64%) Migration
3 16 (9.64%) Change Control
4 11 (6.63%) Load Balancing
5 9 (5.42%) Performance Testing
5 9 (5.42%) Unit Testing
5 9 (5.42%) Test Scripting
5 9 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (5.42%) Validation
5 9 (5.42%) Service Management
6 8 (4.82%) Network Design
6 8 (4.82%) Service Delivery
6 8 (4.82%) Performance Management
7 7 (4.22%) Project Management
8 6 (3.61%) SOA
8 6 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.61%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (3.01%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.01%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.46%) SQL
2 19 (11.45%) PowerShell
3 12 (7.23%) VBScript
4 11 (6.63%) REXX
4 11 (6.63%) Tcl
5 10 (6.02%) C#
6 6 (3.61%) VBA
7 4 (2.41%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.41%) Perl
8 3 (1.81%) VB
9 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.20%) Korn
9 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.60%) sed
10 1 (0.60%) AWK
10 1 (0.60%) C
10 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (30.12%) Security Cleared
2 43 (25.90%) SC Cleared
3 20 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.63%) MCSE
5 10 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.02%) Degree
6 9 (5.42%) CCNA
7 8 (4.82%) MCP
8 5 (3.01%) CCNP
8 5 (3.01%) MCTS
9 4 (2.41%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.81%) ISEB
11 2 (1.20%) HND
11 2 (1.20%) CCIE
11 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.20%) PMP
11 2 (1.20%) CAPM
11 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.60%) CCEE
12 1 (0.60%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) GxP
System Software
1 36 (21.69%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.24%) vSphere
4 16 (9.64%) Hyper-V
5 13 (7.83%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.81%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.81%) XenApp
7 3 (1.81%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.81%) SRDF
8 2 (1.20%) vCloud
8 2 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.60%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 25 (15.06%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (8.43%) SCCM
3 13 (7.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 11 (6.63%) WMI
5 4 (2.41%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.41%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.81%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.20%) WSUS
7 2 (1.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.60%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.60%) Opsview
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.60%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.60%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.60%) Control-M
Vendors
1 53 (31.93%) Microsoft
2 37 (22.29%) Cisco
3 33 (19.88%) VMware
4 17 (10.24%) Red Hat
5 14 (8.43%) Juniper
5 14 (8.43%) F5
6 13 (7.83%) Oracle
6 13 (7.83%) CheckPoint
7 11 (6.63%) EMC
8 9 (5.42%) Citrix
9 8 (4.82%) Crossbeam
9 8 (4.82%) 3PAR
10 7 (4.22%) Dell
10 7 (4.22%) Remedy
11 6 (3.61%) McAfee
11 6 (3.61%) Fortinet
11 6 (3.61%) TippingPoint
11 6 (3.61%) Adobe
12 5 (3.01%) Riverbed
13 4 (2.41%) Aruba
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