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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 19 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 12 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.76% 4.21% 4.15%
As % of the Vendors category 8.51% 7.47% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Average daily rate £350 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £525 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.65 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+72.16% -11.93%
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
141 174 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 55.95% 56.31% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 103 58
Average daily rate £380 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) Smart Meter
4 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
4 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (23.81%) DHCP
4 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) NetApp
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) Dell
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) V-Model
6 3 (14.29%) XenApp
6 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (14.29%) vSphere
6 3 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) DHCP
4 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) 4G
5 2 (9.52%) FTP
5 2 (9.52%) HTTP
5 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.76%) 2G
6 1 (4.76%) 3G
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.76%) IPv6
6 1 (4.76%) PPP
6 1 (4.76%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
1 2 (9.52%) Introscope
1 2 (9.52%) JProfiler
1 2 (9.52%) SilkPerformer
1 2 (9.52%) Toad
2 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.76%) Protractor
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) ArcSight Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Smart Meter
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Clustering
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) AIX
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Solaris
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (19.05%) Change Management
1 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Coaching
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) V-Model
2 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
3 2 (9.52%) SIEM
3 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CEH
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) GCFA
2 2 (9.52%) GCIA
2 2 (9.52%) GCIH
2 2 (9.52%) GIAC
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.52%) VCP5
2 2 (9.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO22301
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
2 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
2 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (14.29%) WSUS
2 2 (9.52%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (9.52%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (9.52%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (9.52%) nmon
2 2 (9.52%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.76%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (4.76%) Cacti
3 1 (4.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
2 4 (19.05%) Dell
2 4 (19.05%) NetApp
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
4 2 (9.52%) BMC
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
4 2 (9.52%) TippingPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Veritas
5 1 (4.76%) CA
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper