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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 30 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 4 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.44% 4.90% 8.67%
As % of the Vendors category 3.67% 9.35% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£208 £218 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £132 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £13.86 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+19.81% +1.11%
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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
109 107 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 39.21% 52.45% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 73 31
Average daily rate £275 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 12
Average hourly rate £8.99 £11.00 £11.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.27% -1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.70 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £25.00 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
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 28 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 28 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 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) F5
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) BGP
2 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Director
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Websense
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) AppSense