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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 19 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing HP 17 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.83% 11.30% 7.48%
As % of the Vendors category 13.71% 23.26% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £288 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +85.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £300 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.97% -8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.69 £10.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.66% +122.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £23.75 £16.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+12.48% -3.44%
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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
124 86 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 49.80% 48.59% 45.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 35 45
Average daily rate £378 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 13
Average hourly rate £36.50 £23.75 £12.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.68% +85.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £9.00 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 28 November 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (28.00%) SAN
4 7 (28.00%) MS Office
4 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) ITSM
7 4 (16.00%) Sun
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) AIX
7 4 (16.00%) HPUX
7 4 (16.00%) Firmware
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.00%) Brocade
7 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (12.00%) JIRA
8 3 (12.00%) e-Health
8 3 (12.00%) QA
8 3 (12.00%) ProCurve
8 3 (12.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (12.00%) Network Management
8 3 (12.00%) HP StorageWorks
8 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) MPLS
2 3 (12.00%) OSPF
2 3 (12.00%) RIP
2 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (12.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) TACACS
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) BGP
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
1 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Mandarin Language
1 2 (8.00%) Cantonese Language
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) e-Health
1 3 (12.00%) HP StorageWorks
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.00%) AIX
3 4 (16.00%) HPUX
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) ITSM
2 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.00%) Network Management
3 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Security Management
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Test Management
4 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) WFM
5 1 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Firmware
3 2 (8.00%) XenServer
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (12.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (8.00%) OpenView
3 1 (4.00%) OVSD
3 1 (4.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Sun
3 4 (16.00%) Brocade
4 3 (12.00%) ProCurve
4 3 (12.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (12.00%) CA
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) BT
5 2 (8.00%) Veeam
6 1 (4.00%) TippingPoint
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper