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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 20 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing HP 13 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.46% 8.85% 7.76%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 17.71% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Average daily rate
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£324 £288 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% +85.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £37.05 £23.22 £10.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.56% +128.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.11 £10.00 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £25.88 £14.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
HP
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
117 96 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 49.16% 50.00% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 41 37
Average daily rate £378 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 11
Average hourly rate £36.50 £23.75 £10.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.68% +130.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £9.00 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) ITIL
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) SAN
5 4 (19.05%) Sun
5 4 (19.05%) AIX
5 4 (19.05%) HPUX
5 4 (19.05%) ITSM
5 4 (19.05%) Brocade
5 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 3 (14.29%) ProCurve
6 3 (14.29%) e-Health
6 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (14.29%) Network Management
6 3 (14.29%) HP StorageWorks
6 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 3 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) JIRA
6 3 (14.29%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) RIP
2 3 (14.29%) MPLS
2 3 (14.29%) OSPF
2 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 3 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (9.52%) TACACS
3 2 (9.52%) BGP
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
1 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
3 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Tester
3 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (14.29%) e-Health
1 3 (14.29%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 4 (19.05%) AIX
3 4 (19.05%) HPUX
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) ITSM
2 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 3 (14.29%) Network Management
3 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Fault Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Test Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.52%) Security Management
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (9.52%) OpenView
3 1 (4.76%) OVSD
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Sun
2 4 (19.05%) Brocade
3 3 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
3 3 (14.29%) CA
4 2 (9.52%) BT
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) TippingPoint