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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 32 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 12 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.42% 1.83% 2.55%
As % of the Vendors category 8.39% 3.64% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £318 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £13.88 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+23.02% -5.93%
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
143 110 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 40.74% 50.23% 51.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 73 54
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
Bath - 2 £425 - 4
Street - - - -
HP
South West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Back Office
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) SLA
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) assyst
6 3 (25.00%) MCITP
6 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) SAP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) assyst
2 2 (16.67%) SAP HCM
3 1 (8.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Tester
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Statistics
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Service Management
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) BT