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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 33 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 11 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.28% 0.96% 5.62%
As % of the Vendors category 7.05% 2.44% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £310 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -8.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.53 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
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
156 82 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 46.57% 39.42% 47.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 48 55
Average daily rate £325 £293 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.82% -9.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £168 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £399 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 7
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.30 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +93.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
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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
Street - 2 £250 -
Yeovil - - - -
HP
South West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Back Office
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (20.00%) SAP
4 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (15.00%) Network Management
5 3 (15.00%) Test Management
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (15.00%) QA
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) OpenView
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Firewall

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Business One
1 2 (10.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (5.00%) Summit
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) LDAP
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) FTP
4 2 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (15.00%) Network Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
3 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Trainer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
1 2 (10.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Project Management
1 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (15.00%) Test Management
1 3 (15.00%) Network Management
2 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (10.00%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) OpenView
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) NEC
4 2 (10.00%) Mitel
4 2 (10.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (10.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (10.00%) Infor
4 2 (10.00%) Kerio
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) BT
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Serena