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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 15 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 19 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.01% 0.79% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 17.12% 1.67% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£233 £356 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.73% -13.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +10.34%
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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
111 120 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 40.96% 47.62% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 59 43
Average daily rate £375 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.20 £76.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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
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 27 August 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 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
2 13 (41.94%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (35.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (35.48%) Software Testing
3 11 (35.48%) ISEB
3 11 (35.48%) Cisco
4 10 (32.26%) DNS
5 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 9 (29.03%) Firewall
5 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
5 9 (29.03%) SAP
5 9 (29.03%) Windows
5 9 (29.03%) Electronics
5 9 (29.03%) Programme Management
6 8 (25.81%) Marketing
6 8 (25.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (25.81%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
6 8 (25.81%) DTV
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) IPv6
7 7 (22.58%) VMware
8 6 (19.35%) Smart Meter
8 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (19.35%) SSL
8 6 (19.35%) SAN
9 5 (16.13%) DAB
9 5 (16.13%) UMTS

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
1 1 (3.23%) Lync
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall
3 7 (22.58%) IPv6
4 6 (19.35%) SAN
4 6 (19.35%) SSL
5 5 (16.13%) GPRS
5 5 (16.13%) UMTS
5 5 (16.13%) DAB
6 4 (12.90%) 4G
6 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
6 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.90%) DHCP
6 4 (12.90%) HTTP
6 4 (12.90%) TACACS
6 4 (12.90%) Wireless
7 3 (9.68%) IPsec
7 3 (9.68%) 2G
7 3 (9.68%) WAN
7 3 (9.68%) Internet
7 3 (9.68%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Ant
1 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
1 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Gradle
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Ivy
General
1 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Electronics
3 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
3 8 (25.81%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Solutions Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) WAP
2 3 (9.68%) WML
2 3 (9.68%) JSON
2 3 (9.68%) REST
2 3 (9.68%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) CPAN
3 1 (3.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 8 (25.81%) DTV
3 6 (19.35%) Smart Meter
4 3 (9.68%) Learning Management System
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.45%) Firmware
5 2 (6.45%) Clustering
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.23%) Wiki
6 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.23%) iPhone
6 1 (3.23%) Handset
6 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) AIX
6 1 (3.23%) HPUX
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Software Testing
2 9 (29.03%) Programme Management
3 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.81%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.90%) Change Control
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Network Management
5 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Process Management
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) V-Model
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
1 1 (3.23%) Ruby
1 1 (3.23%) Korn
1 1 (3.23%) C-shell
1 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) ISEB
1 11 (35.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) CCSA
5 2 (6.45%) CCSE
5 2 (6.45%) CCSP
5 2 (6.45%) CCNP
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) PMP
6 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) NFS
5 1 (3.23%) Xen
5 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (12.90%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) OpenView
3 2 (6.45%) Netcool
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
4 1 (3.23%) YUM
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) SAP
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) F5
5 3 (9.68%) NetCracker
5 3 (9.68%) Comptel
5 3 (9.68%) Dell
5 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) NetApp
6 2 (6.45%) Nortel
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper
6 2 (6.45%) Crossbeam
6 2 (6.45%) Remedy
6 2 (6.45%) Radware
7 1 (3.23%) Polycom
7 1 (3.23%) Google
7 1 (3.23%) Agilent