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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 19 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing HP 6 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.90% 8.23% 7.41%
As % of the Vendors category 6.32% 16.39% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Average hourly rate - £43.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +260.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +10.34%
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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
95 122 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 45.89% 50.21% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 63 41
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +170.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £12.50 £10.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows XP
3 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
8 4 (22.22%) VMware
8 4 (22.22%) Validation
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) MS Office
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (16.67%) Dell
9 3 (16.67%) SAN
9 3 (16.67%) WFM
9 3 (16.67%) XenServer
9 3 (16.67%) Veeam
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
10 2 (11.11%) QA
10 2 (11.11%) Test Management
10 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (11.11%) JIRA
10 2 (11.11%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (11.11%) Cantonese Language
10 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.11%) Toshiba

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (11.11%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows XP
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) WFM
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) XenServer
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (11.11%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Dell
3 3 (16.67%) Veeam
4 2 (11.11%) Toshiba
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Compaq
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