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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 24 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing HP 8 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.69% 5.22% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 5.44% 9.92% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £235 £471
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.53% -50.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £206 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £408 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.70% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.20
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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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
147 131 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 49.49% 52.61% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 72 62
Average daily rate £388 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £190 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £473 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 (56.52%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 8 (34.78%) IBM
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 6 (26.09%) WAN
5 6 (26.09%) AIX
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) DB2
5 6 (26.09%) SAP
5 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
5 6 (26.09%) ProCurve
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (21.74%) SAP BW
6 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
6 5 (21.74%) ABAP
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) DNS
6 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
6 5 (21.74%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (21.74%) SAP HANA
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.04%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
2 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
4 4 (17.39%) SAN
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) DHCP
5 3 (13.04%) SNMP
5 3 (13.04%) SMS
5 3 (13.04%) TACACS
5 3 (13.04%) tcpdump
5 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (13.04%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (13.04%) BIG-IP
5 3 (13.04%) Nortel Alteon
5 3 (13.04%) VLAN
5 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) DB2
2 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (21.74%) SAP BW
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (21.74%) SAP HANA
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Spanish Language
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Technical Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Test Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) SAP Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) SAP Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) WAP
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.04%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) AIX
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.70%) Windows CE
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Test Management
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Network Management
4 3 (13.04%) Fault Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Release Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) ABAP
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNP
1 4 (17.39%) CCNA
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCSP
2 3 (13.04%) CCSA
2 3 (13.04%) CCSE
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
1 4 (17.39%) vSphere
1 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Samba
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) vCloud
3 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (13.04%) OpenView
2 3 (13.04%) Netcool
3 1 (4.35%) ARCserve
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) IBM
3 6 (26.09%) SAP
3 6 (26.09%) ProCurve
4 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
4 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
5 4 (17.39%) Brocade
6 3 (13.04%) Crossbeam
6 3 (13.04%) F5
6 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
6 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) Radware
6 3 (13.04%) Nortel
7 2 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (8.70%) CODA
7 2 (8.70%) Sage
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) Sun
7 2 (8.70%) Dell