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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 16 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing HP 17 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.67% 0.43% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 14.41% 0.90% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£233 £288 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.25 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
118 111 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 46.27% 47.23% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 59 47
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £19.00 £153.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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
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 25 July 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 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 12 (41.38%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (34.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) DNS
3 10 (34.48%) ISEB
4 9 (31.03%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) SAP
4 9 (31.03%) Firewall
4 9 (31.03%) Electronics
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
4 9 (31.03%) Programme Management
5 8 (27.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (27.59%) Marketing
5 8 (27.59%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (27.59%) Manufacturing
5 8 (27.59%) DTV
5 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) IPv6
6 7 (24.14%) VMware
7 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
7 6 (20.69%) SAN
7 6 (20.69%) SSL
7 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (20.69%) Smart Meter
8 5 (17.24%) WSUS
8 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.24%) Active Directory

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) Lync
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) DNS
2 9 (31.03%) Firewall
3 7 (24.14%) IPv6
4 6 (20.69%) SAN
4 6 (20.69%) SSL
5 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.24%) GPRS
5 5 (17.24%) UMTS
5 5 (17.24%) DAB
6 4 (13.79%) 4G
6 4 (13.79%) DHCP
6 4 (13.79%) HTTP
6 4 (13.79%) Wireless
7 3 (10.34%) IPsec
7 3 (10.34%) 2G
7 3 (10.34%) Internet
7 3 (10.34%) 3G
7 3 (10.34%) TACACS
7 3 (10.34%) SNMP
7 3 (10.34%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Ant
1 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
1 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
1 1 (3.45%) Gradle
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Ivy
General
1 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Electronics
3 8 (27.59%) Manufacturing
3 8 (27.59%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Network Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.45%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) WAP
2 3 (10.34%) WML
2 3 (10.34%) JSON
2 3 (10.34%) REST
2 3 (10.34%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) CPAN
3 1 (3.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) DTV
2 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.69%) Smart Meter
3 3 (10.34%) Learning Management System
4 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Firmware
5 1 (3.45%) Handset
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Wiki
5 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.45%) iPhone
5 1 (3.45%) iPad
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.90%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Programme Management
3 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (27.59%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (13.79%) Change Control
5 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Process Management
5 3 (10.34%) ERP
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Test Management
6 2 (6.90%) V-Model
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) VBScript
1 1 (3.45%) VB
1 1 (3.45%) Ruby
1 1 (3.45%) Korn
1 1 (3.45%) C-shell
1 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISEB
1 10 (34.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) CCSP
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) PMP
5 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CCSA
5 1 (3.45%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (17.24%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) YUM
3 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
3 1 (3.45%) Netcool
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) SAP
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) NetCracker
5 3 (10.34%) Comptel
5 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) Crossbeam
7 1 (3.45%) Polycom
7 1 (3.45%) Google
7 1 (3.45%) Agilent
7 1 (3.45%) Nortel
7 1 (3.45%) Sybase
7 1 (3.45%) Vignette
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Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: 15 days ago