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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 60 32 48
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Contract jobs citing HP 83 147 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.60% 5.33% 2.84%
As % of the Vendors category 7.32% 13.04% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 76 42
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £261 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £29.17 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
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
1134 1127 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.46% 40.88% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 542 439
Average daily rate £350 £347 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 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 30 July 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 -5 28 £350 +5.66% 9
Renfrewshire -1 25 £361 +3.74%
Glasgow -21 15 £375 +25.00% 6
Aberdeen +3 4 £230 +109.09%
West Lothian -10 3 £273 -27.33% 1
Fife - 3 £188 -
Stirling - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 69 (37.91%) Windows
2 63 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 50 (27.47%) Security Cleared
4 43 (23.63%) Active Directory
5 42 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 36 (19.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (19.23%) Cisco
8 34 (18.68%) HP Quality Center
9 32 (17.58%) ITIL
10 31 (17.03%) Finance
10 31 (17.03%) VMware
11 30 (16.48%) Firewall
11 30 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (14.29%) SAN
12 26 (14.29%) SQL
13 25 (13.74%) MS Excel
14 24 (13.19%) MS Office
14 24 (13.19%) Data Centre
15 23 (12.64%) Linux
15 23 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (11.54%) DNS
16 21 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (10.44%) PowerShell
18 19 (10.44%) Migration
18 19 (10.44%) Red Hat
19 18 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
20 17 (9.34%) SCCM
20 17 (9.34%) CheckPoint
20 17 (9.34%) WAN

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.59%) Lync
2 9 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.30%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.20%) FileNet
7 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.55%) Apache
9 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 24 (13.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (2.20%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.55%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.75%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.48%) Firewall
2 26 (14.29%) SAN
3 21 (11.54%) DNS
4 17 (9.34%) WAN
5 15 (8.24%) LAN
6 14 (7.69%) LDAP
6 14 (7.69%) DHCP
7 11 (6.04%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (5.49%) Network Security
9 9 (4.95%) Ethernet
10 8 (4.40%) iSCSI
11 6 (3.30%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (3.30%) VPN
11 6 (3.30%) OSPF
11 6 (3.30%) BGP
12 5 (2.75%) VLAN
12 5 (2.75%) Junos
12 5 (2.75%) Wireless
12 5 (2.75%) DWDM
13 4 (2.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.20%) Spotfire
3 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.55%) DataStage
4 1 (0.55%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.55%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.55%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.55%) QlikView
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.49%) LoadRunner
2 9 (4.95%) MSI
3 5 (2.75%) HP UFT
4 4 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.20%) JIRA
4 4 (2.20%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.65%) Selenium
6 2 (1.10%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.10%) Toad
6 2 (1.10%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.10%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.55%) ERwin
7 1 (0.55%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (17.03%) Finance
2 14 (7.69%) Banking
3 5 (2.75%) Retail
4 3 (1.65%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.65%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (26.37%) Analyst
2 24 (13.19%) Test Analyst
3 21 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 17 (9.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 11 (6.04%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.04%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (6.04%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (5.49%) Architect
8 9 (4.95%) Consultant
8 9 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (4.40%) Test Leader
9 8 (4.40%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Development Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) Wintel Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) Network Analyst
11 6 (3.30%) Desktop Support
11 6 (3.30%) Software Development Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.49%) XML
2 7 (3.85%) HTML
2 7 (3.85%) Application Packaging
3 6 (3.30%) WPF
3 6 (3.30%) .NET
3 6 (3.30%) XSD
3 6 (3.30%) WinForms
4 5 (2.75%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.20%) CSS
6 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.10%) Middleware
6 2 (1.10%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.55%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.19%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.85%) Replication
2 7 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.75%) Online Banking
4 5 (2.75%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.75%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.20%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.20%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.65%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.65%) Celerra
6 3 (1.65%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.65%) PKI
7 2 (1.10%) DataPower
7 2 (1.10%) Clustering
7 2 (1.10%) Economics
7 2 (1.10%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 69 (37.91%) Windows
2 36 (19.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (12.64%) Linux
5 21 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (7.14%) UNIX
8 12 (6.59%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.95%) Solaris
9 9 (4.95%) AIX
10 7 (3.85%) HPUX
11 4 (2.20%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.20%) Android
12 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.58%) ITIL
2 19 (10.44%) Migration
3 17 (9.34%) Change Management
4 15 (8.24%) Test Scripting
4 15 (8.24%) Change Control
5 11 (6.04%) Project Management
5 11 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (4.95%) Validation
6 9 (4.95%) Content Management
6 9 (4.95%) Service Management
6 9 (4.95%) Performance Testing
6 9 (4.95%) Load Balancing
7 8 (4.40%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.40%) Network Design
8 7 (3.85%) Stress Testing
9 6 (3.30%) Unit Testing
9 6 (3.30%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (3.30%) Test Strategy
9 6 (3.30%) Performance Management
9 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.29%) SQL
2 19 (10.44%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.04%) VBScript
4 9 (4.95%) REXX
4 9 (4.95%) Tcl
5 8 (4.40%) C#
6 4 (2.20%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.20%) VBA
7 3 (1.65%) VB
7 3 (1.65%) Perl
7 3 (1.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.10%) Korn
8 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.55%) sed
9 1 (0.55%) AWK
9 1 (0.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (27.47%) Security Cleared
2 42 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 23 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.59%) MCSE
5 10 (5.49%) Degree
6 8 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.85%) CCNA
8 6 (3.30%) MCP
9 5 (2.75%) MCTS
10 4 (2.20%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.65%) MCITP
11 3 (1.65%) ISEB
11 3 (1.65%) CCNP
11 3 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.65%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.10%) PMP
12 2 (1.10%) HND
12 2 (1.10%) MCSA
12 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.10%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) GxP
System Software
1 43 (23.63%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.79%) vSphere
4 14 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 13 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.65%) XenApp
7 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.65%) SRDF
8 2 (1.10%) vCloud
8 2 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.55%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 34 (18.68%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (9.34%) SCCM
3 15 (8.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (6.59%) WMI
5 5 (2.75%) CA Wily
6 4 (2.20%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (2.20%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.10%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.10%) WSUS
9 1 (0.55%) Nagios
9 1 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.55%) Opsview
9 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.55%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 63 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 35 (19.23%) Cisco
3 31 (17.03%) VMware
4 19 (10.44%) Red Hat
5 17 (9.34%) CheckPoint
6 14 (7.69%) Juniper
6 14 (7.69%) F5
7 12 (6.59%) Oracle
8 11 (6.04%) EMC
9 10 (5.49%) Remedy
10 9 (4.95%) Citrix
11 8 (4.40%) Dell
11 8 (4.40%) Crossbeam
12 7 (3.85%) McAfee
12 7 (3.85%) CommVault
12 7 (3.85%) Adobe
13 6 (3.30%) TippingPoint
13 6 (3.30%) Fortinet
13 6 (3.30%) 3PAR
14 5 (2.75%) Riverbed
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