The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 40 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing HP 1 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.37% 3.20% 3.95%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 6.72% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £310 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +37.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £15.75 £13.98
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +12.70%
HP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
144 119 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 53.93% 47.60% 55.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 67 54
Average daily rate £413 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 15
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £19.78 £15.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +5 1 £250 - 2
Yeovil - - - -
HP
South West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (23.08%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) OpenView
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) Nagios
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 2 (15.38%) NHS
4 2 (15.38%) FTP
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) LDAP
4 2 (15.38%) SQL

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Business One
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (15.38%) FTP
3 2 (15.38%) LDAP
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
1 2 (15.38%) Streaming Video
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X Server
3 2 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Software Licensing
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Kerio MailServer
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) OpenView
2 2 (15.38%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) NEC
3 2 (15.38%) Mitel
3 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
3 2 (15.38%) ProCurve
3 2 (15.38%) Infor
3 2 (15.38%) Kerio
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Serena
4 1 (7.69%) Dell