The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 29 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 7 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.27% 7.66% 7.19%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 12.90% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £330 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £11.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
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South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
119 124 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.51% 59.33% 46.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 80 34
Average daily rate £300 £305 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -15.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 9
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £35.00 £23.75
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 Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Sheffield region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Sheffield region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) BGP
2 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Director
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Websense
4 1 (8.33%) AppSense