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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 20 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 17 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.65% 4.45% 4.50%
As % of the Vendors category 10.30% 10.38% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £300 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £238 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £338 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £337
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.38 £14.50 £48.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% -70.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.70 £47.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £17.30 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.68 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-8.83% +9.09%
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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
165 106 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 54.82% 42.91% 49.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 46 55
Average daily rate £375 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £201 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -62.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 9 (32.14%) IBM
5 7 (25.00%) CCNP
5 7 (25.00%) CCNA
5 7 (25.00%) SAP
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 7 (25.00%) tcpdump
5 7 (25.00%) F5
6 6 (21.43%) Network Management
6 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
6 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (21.43%) Crossbeam
6 6 (21.43%) Fault Management
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
6 6 (21.43%) CCSE
6 6 (21.43%) BIG-IP
6 6 (21.43%) Nortel Alteon
6 6 (21.43%) CCSA
6 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 6 (21.43%) Dell
6 6 (21.43%) CCSP
6 6 (21.43%) Nortel

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (10.71%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 7 (25.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (21.43%) BIG-IP
3 6 (21.43%) Nortel Alteon
3 6 (21.43%) TACACS
3 6 (21.43%) SMS
4 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 5 (17.86%) LAN
4 5 (17.86%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (17.86%) Network Security
5 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 3 (10.71%) SSL
5 3 (10.71%) VLAN
6 2 (7.14%) SAN
7 1 (3.57%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) DB2
2 5 (17.86%) SAP BW
2 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (17.86%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (17.86%) SAP HANA
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Security Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Technical Architect
1 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) SAP Architect
4 3 (10.71%) SAP Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) WAP
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.57%) DTV
5 1 (3.57%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) AIX
3 5 (17.86%) UNIX
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Network Management
1 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
1 6 (21.43%) Fault Management
1 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Test Management
3 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.29%) Release Management
3 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) ERP
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Line Management
5 2 (7.14%) Change Control
5 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) ABAP
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) CCNP
1 7 (25.00%) CCNA
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) CCSE
2 6 (21.43%) CCSA
2 6 (21.43%) CCSP
3 5 (17.86%) ISEB
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (17.86%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.57%) vCloud
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (21.43%) Netcool
1 6 (21.43%) OpenView
2 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco
3 9 (32.14%) IBM
4 7 (25.00%) SAP
4 7 (25.00%) F5
5 6 (21.43%) Crossbeam
5 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 6 (21.43%) Dell
5 6 (21.43%) Nortel
5 6 (21.43%) Radware
6 5 (17.86%) Business Objects
7 2 (7.14%) EMC
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.14%) Sun
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Compaq
8 1 (3.57%) Remedy
8 1 (3.57%) CA
8 1 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
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