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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 21 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing HP 11 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.15% 4.86% 2.39%
As % of the Vendors category 8.15% 9.68% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 5
Average daily rate
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£298 £236 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £214 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £428 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £13.86 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+19.81% +1.11%
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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
135 124 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 50.94% 50.20% 47.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 70 56
Average daily rate £325 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £150 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -12.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) VMware
4 9 (40.91%) Firewall
5 8 (36.36%) SAP
6 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 7 (31.82%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (27.27%) LAN
7 6 (27.27%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) AIX
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) DB2
7 6 (27.27%) IBM
7 6 (27.27%) ISEB
7 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
7 6 (27.27%) ProCurve
8 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (22.73%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (22.73%) SAP HANA
8 5 (22.73%) DNS
8 5 (22.73%) Java
8 5 (22.73%) Business Objects
8 5 (22.73%) ABAP
8 5 (22.73%) SAP BW
8 5 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) Linux

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.64%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
2 6 (27.27%) WAN
3 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) VPN
4 4 (18.18%) SAN
5 3 (13.64%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (13.64%) VLAN
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (13.64%) SNMP
6 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.09%) MPLS
7 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) DB2
2 5 (22.73%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (22.73%) SAP HANA
2 5 (22.73%) SAP BW
2 5 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
4 2 (9.09%) Electronics
4 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
1 6 (27.27%) Technical Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 3 (13.64%) SAP Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (13.64%) SAP Technical Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Performance Metrics
1 3 (13.64%) Smart Meter
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) AIX
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 2 (9.09%) Windows CE
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Phone
5 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Test Management
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) ERP
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) ABAP
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (27.27%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) MCSA
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (18.18%) vSphere
1 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 3 (13.64%) XenApp
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Samba
3 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) SAP
3 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 6 (27.27%) ProCurve
4 5 (22.73%) Business Objects
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
5 4 (18.18%) Brocade
6 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.09%) Remedy
7 2 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (9.09%) CODA
7 2 (9.09%) Sage
7 2 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (9.09%) Meru Networks
8 1 (4.55%) TippingPoint
8 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.55%) Juniper
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