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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 32 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing HP 13 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.21% 2.61% 6.47%
As % of the Vendors category 6.19% 5.45% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 11
Average daily rate £350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £295 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.73 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.76% +57.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.73 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+74.86% -11.45%
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
210 110 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 51.85% 47.83% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 61 45
Average daily rate £400 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £9.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 16 (47.06%) Windows
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 11 (32.35%) HP UFT
3 11 (32.35%) LoadRunner
3 11 (32.35%) JMeter
3 11 (32.35%) JIRA
3 11 (32.35%) Selenium
3 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
4 10 (29.41%) Confluence
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (29.41%) Finance
5 9 (26.47%) Mac OS X
5 9 (26.47%) SNMP
5 9 (26.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (26.47%) PKI
5 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
5 9 (26.47%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (23.53%) Functional Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (23.53%) QA
7 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
8 6 (17.65%) IBM
8 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
9 5 (14.71%) Driving Licence

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (29.41%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) Acrobat
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
2 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) SNMP
2 5 (14.71%) NAS
2 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) LAN
3 4 (11.76%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) WebEx
5 1 (2.94%) DHCP
5 1 (2.94%) DMZ
5 1 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
2 11 (32.35%) HP UFT
2 11 (32.35%) JIRA
2 11 (32.35%) JMeter
2 11 (32.35%) LoadRunner
2 11 (32.35%) Selenium
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Test Leader
2 6 (17.65%) Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) NHS Data Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Data Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) PKI
2 5 (14.71%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) NHS
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.88%) PDA
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Mac OS X
3 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 5 (14.71%) Solaris
5 5 (14.71%) SUSE
5 5 (14.71%) Unix
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 2000
6 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
2 9 (26.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (23.53%) Functional Testing
3 8 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 4 (11.76%) CAD
5 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) ITSM
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (5.88%) Process Management
7 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.94%) Line Management
8 1 (2.94%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) Ruby
2 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (14.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (14.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Firmware
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (8.82%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) EMC
3 5 (14.71%) Veritas
4 3 (8.82%) Peregrine
4 3 (8.82%) Remedy
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Adobe
5 2 (5.88%) Bomgar
5 2 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
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