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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 10 17 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing HP 23 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.85% 6.59% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 14.56% 14.41% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 1
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£314 £233 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.94% -19.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+16.65% +3.44%
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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
158 118 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 53.92% 45.74% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 62 59
Average daily rate £320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £244 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 July 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 July 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 11 (37.93%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) DHCP
3 7 (24.14%) DNS
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) VLAN
3 7 (24.14%) TippingPoint
4 6 (20.69%) ProCurve
4 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
4 6 (20.69%) LAN
4 6 (20.69%) WAN
4 6 (20.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.24%) MPLS
5 5 (17.24%) SAN
5 5 (17.24%) LDAP
5 5 (17.24%) Brocade
5 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
5 5 (17.24%) VMware
6 4 (13.79%) Service Management
6 4 (13.79%) Finance
6 4 (13.79%) QA
6 4 (13.79%) Tripwire
6 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (13.79%) SCCM
6 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.34%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) VLAN
2 7 (24.14%) DHCP
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
3 6 (20.69%) LAN
3 6 (20.69%) WAN
4 5 (17.24%) LDAP
4 5 (17.24%) SAN
4 5 (17.24%) MPLS
5 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 4 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (10.34%) 4G
6 3 (10.34%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (10.34%) 2G
6 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.34%) OSPF
6 3 (10.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JUnit
1 1 (3.45%) JMeter
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) TestNG
1 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
1 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Security Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Defect Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 1 (3.45%) Storage Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Smart Meter
3 2 (6.90%) DTV
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.90%) Windows CE
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
1 6 (20.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Release Management
3 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Validation
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.34%) CCNP
2 3 (10.34%) CCNA
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) MCSA
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Certification
4 1 (3.45%) GIAC
4 1 (3.45%) GCIA
4 1 (3.45%) GCIH
4 1 (3.45%) GCFA
4 1 (3.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
2 4 (13.79%) vSphere
2 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.34%) XenApp
3 3 (10.34%) Samba
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) SRDF
4 1 (3.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (3.45%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (13.79%) SCCM
3 3 (10.34%) Cacti
3 3 (10.34%) OpenView
4 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.45%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (3.45%) SnapMirror
4 1 (3.45%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco
1 7 (24.14%) TippingPoint
2 6 (20.69%) ProCurve
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Brocade
4 4 (13.79%) Tripwire
4 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
5 3 (10.34%) Remedy
5 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.34%) SAP
6 2 (6.90%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (6.90%) CODA
6 2 (6.90%) Sage
6 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (6.90%) Meru Networks
7 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) NetIQ
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec