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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 11 17 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing HP 20 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.12% 7.63% 2.72%
As % of the Vendors category 13.25% 14.40% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 6
Average daily rate
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£310 £215 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.18% -27.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £194 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £247 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £13.73
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +3.78%
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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
151 125 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 53.74% 52.97% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 69 62
Average daily rate £314 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -11.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 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 3 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 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Firewall
3 10 (31.25%) VMware
4 9 (28.13%) Finance
4 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (25.00%) SAP
5 8 (25.00%) ITIL
5 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.88%) LAN
6 7 (21.88%) WAN
7 6 (18.75%) IBM
7 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) DB2
7 6 (18.75%) AIX
7 6 (18.75%) ProCurve
7 6 (18.75%) TippingPoint
7 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
7 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.75%) HP Storage
7 6 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (15.63%) SAP HANA
8 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
8 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (15.63%) SAP BW
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 5 (15.63%) LDAP
8 5 (15.63%) Business Objects
8 5 (15.63%) ABAP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.38%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) LAN
2 7 (21.88%) WAN
3 5 (15.63%) DHCP
3 5 (15.63%) LDAP
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) SAN
4 4 (12.50%) VPN
4 4 (12.50%) VLAN
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.38%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (9.38%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (9.38%) MPLS
5 3 (9.38%) SNMP
6 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.13%) 2G
7 1 (3.13%) 4G
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) DB2
2 5 (15.63%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (15.63%) SAP BW
2 5 (15.63%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (15.63%) SAP HANA
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Architect
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
1 6 (18.75%) Technical Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Defect Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (9.38%) SAP Technical Architect
4 3 (9.38%) SAP Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) HP Storage
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Smart Meter
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (6.25%) DTV
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) AIX
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.25%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
2 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) ERP
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Test Management
6 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.25%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.25%) Release Management
6 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) ABAP
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) MCSA
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 4 (12.50%) vSphere
2 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.38%) Samba
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) Cacti
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) SAP
3 6 (18.75%) TippingPoint
3 6 (18.75%) ProCurve
3 6 (18.75%) IBM
4 5 (15.63%) Business Objects
5 4 (12.50%) Tripwire
5 4 (12.50%) Brocade
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (6.25%) Meru Networks
7 2 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (6.25%) CODA
7 2 (6.25%) Sage
7 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.25%) Remedy
8 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow