The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Slough region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 21 32 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs citing HP 12 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.56% 2.53% 8.12%
As % of the Vendors category 8.89% 5.04% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Average daily rate £238 £471 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.60% +34.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
135 139 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 51.33% 50.18% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 55
Average daily rate £369 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £285 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +120.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
Berkshire

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (72.73%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) DNS
7 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 6 (27.27%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) Firewall
8 5 (22.73%) Dell
8 5 (22.73%) SSL
8 5 (22.73%) MS Office
8 5 (22.73%) Linux
8 5 (22.73%) LAN
8 5 (22.73%) WAN
8 5 (22.73%) SCCM
9 4 (18.18%) F5
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 4 (18.18%) Office 365
9 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
9 4 (18.18%) SLA
9 4 (18.18%) EMC
9 4 (18.18%) SAN
9 4 (18.18%) Wireless
9 4 (18.18%) Solaris
10 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
10 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
1 1 (4.55%) Lync
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) SSL
2 5 (22.73%) LAN
2 5 (22.73%) WAN
3 4 (18.18%) SAN
3 4 (18.18%) Wireless
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) DMZ
6 1 (4.55%) SSH
6 1 (4.55%) MPLS
6 1 (4.55%) SNMP
6 1 (4.55%) DHCP
6 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.55%) LDAP
6 1 (4.55%) ADSL
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.55%) Junos
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
1 1 (4.55%) Gradle
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (4.55%) Hudson
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Customer Support Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
1 1 (4.55%) CPAN
1 1 (4.55%) X-Windows
1 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Wiki
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
2 1 (4.55%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 4 (18.18%) Solaris
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) HPUX
8 1 (4.55%) SUSE
8 1 (4.55%) AIX
8 1 (4.55%) CentOS
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Change Control
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Test Management
3 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Telemarketing
3 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby
1 1 (4.55%) Korn
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) VBScript
1 1 (4.55%) VB
1 1 (4.55%) C-shell
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) NFS
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.55%) Xen
4 1 (4.55%) KVM
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.55%) YUM
3 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Dell
5 4 (18.18%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) NetApp
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) Juniper
7 2 (9.09%) Sun
7 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (4.55%) NetCracker
8 1 (4.55%) Google
8 1 (4.55%) Comptel
8 1 (4.55%) IBM
8 1 (4.55%) BEA
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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