The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Somerset 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 53 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing HP 1 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.24% 2.93% 5.70%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 5.26% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate £310 £275 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -34.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.58 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.72%
Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
222 114 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 52.24% 55.61% 54.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 40 45
Average daily rate £325 £310 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £15.20 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
HP
South West

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Somerset region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Somerset region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

HP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -14 1 £310 +12.72% 1
Weston-super-Mare - - - - 2
Winscombe - - - -
Bath - - - -
HP
South West

HP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (37.50%) NHS
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Windows

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Design Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco