The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 25 May 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 14 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 10 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.25% 4.23% 5.51%
As % of the Vendors category 10.10% 8.27% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
Median daily rate £363 £298 £236
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.84% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £142 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £433 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £348 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.15% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+39.39% +20.00%
HP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
99 133 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 61.88% 51.15% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 72 62
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Slough region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Slough

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Slough region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Slough region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for HP.

1 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 8 (36.36%) Smart Meter
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) DNS
4 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) V-Model
5 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Change Management
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) ZigBee
6 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Unix
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) IBM
6 4 (18.18%) BMC
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) vSphere
7 3 (13.64%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) ZigBee
3 3 (13.64%) 802.15
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) IPv6
4 2 (9.09%) FTP
5 1 (4.55%) ASN.1
5 1 (4.55%) Broadband
5 1 (4.55%) DAB
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) GPRS
5 1 (4.55%) GSM
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) ISUP
5 1 (4.55%) SCCP
5 1 (4.55%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (4.55%) SS7
5 1 (4.55%) UMTS
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Introscope
1 2 (9.09%) JProfiler
1 2 (9.09%) SilkPerformer
1 2 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) ArcSight Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Defect Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ETL Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) 802.1X
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Smart Meter
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.55%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.55%) FMCG
4 1 (4.55%) HP Storage
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) V-Model
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (9.09%) VCP5
3 2 (9.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO22301
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (13.64%) ISA Server
1 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
1 3 (13.64%) XenApp
1 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (13.64%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (13.64%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (13.64%) WSUS
3 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (9.09%) nmon
3 2 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.55%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) BMC
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) ArcSight
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
4 2 (9.09%) Veritas
5 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.55%) SAP