The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 37 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing HP 436 447 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.57% 4.86% 3.87%
As % of the Vendors category 9.65% 10.42% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 195 146
Average daily rate
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£375 £326 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £224 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £466 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 45
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +21.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £10.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £39.50 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
HP
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4518 4289 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.39% 46.63% 48.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2556 2129 2041
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 236 314
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.42 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

HP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Berkshire +15 126 £315 +5.00% 26
Surrey +43 96 £400 +28.00% 8
Hampshire -33 90 £370 +13.84% 10
Buckinghamshire +14 77 £323 -9.47% 3
West Sussex -6 14 £400 +22.92%
East Sussex 0 11 £340 +32.03% 5
Kent +2 8 £381 +68.50% 3
Oxfordshire -21 8 £375 +4.89% 3
Middlesex +2 4 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 352 (38.72%) Security Cleared
2 296 (32.56%) Windows
3 277 (30.47%) SC Cleared
4 276 (30.36%) Microsoft
5 211 (23.21%) VMware
6 203 (22.33%) ITIL
7 185 (20.35%) SQL
8 179 (19.69%) Active Directory
9 168 (18.48%) HP Quality Center
10 155 (17.05%) SAN
11 144 (15.84%) Cisco
12 140 (15.40%) VMware Infrastructure
13 135 (14.85%) UNIX
14 132 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 127 (13.97%) MS Excel
16 115 (12.65%) DV Cleared
17 114 (12.54%) ISTQB
18 111 (12.21%) Test Scripting
19 108 (11.88%) XML
20 102 (11.22%) Linux
21 100 (11.00%) Oracle
21 100 (11.00%) Telecoms
21 100 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
22 99 (10.89%) MS Office
23 97 (10.67%) Finance
24 93 (10.23%) Service Management
24 93 (10.23%) Test Management
25 92 (10.12%) PowerShell
25 92 (10.12%) HTML
26 90 (9.90%) Migration

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 59 (6.49%) MS Exchange
2 40 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 30 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (2.97%) CMS
4 27 (2.97%) IIS
5 24 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (2.42%) Lync
7 19 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (1.32%) Apache
9 9 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.66%) Confluence
10 6 (0.66%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.55%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle 10gAS
13 3 (0.33%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.33%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 127 (13.97%) MS Excel
2 99 (10.89%) MS Office
3 32 (3.52%) MS Visio
4 23 (2.53%) MS Project
5 21 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 24 (2.64%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.55%) Optimost
4 4 (0.44%) Exstream
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.33%) Endur
5 3 (0.33%) assyst
5 3 (0.33%) Changepoint
5 3 (0.33%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.11%) Primavera
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.31%) Office 365
2 7 (0.77%) IaaS
2 7 (0.77%) SaaS
2 7 (0.77%) PaaS
3 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.55%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.44%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.22%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 155 (17.05%) SAN
2 82 (9.02%) Firewall
3 75 (8.25%) TCP/IP
4 61 (6.71%) DNS
5 47 (5.17%) DHCP
6 44 (4.84%) LAN
7 41 (4.51%) WAN
8 27 (2.97%) 3G
9 26 (2.86%) Wireless
10 25 (2.75%) VLAN
11 24 (2.64%) NAS
11 24 (2.64%) VoIP
11 24 (2.64%) VoLTE
12 23 (2.53%) 4G
12 23 (2.53%) GSM
12 23 (2.53%) VPN
13 21 (2.31%) Ethernet
14 20 (2.20%) Internet
15 18 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
16 17 (1.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.52%) Oracle Database
3 24 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (1.32%) MySQL
6 11 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.66%) DB2
9 6 (0.66%) Big Data
9 6 (0.66%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.55%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.55%) DbVisualizer
11 4 (0.44%) VoltDB
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.33%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.22%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 46 (5.06%) SoapUI
2 32 (3.52%) HP UFT
3 21 (2.31%) LoadRunner
4 19 (2.09%) Selenium
5 17 (1.87%) JIRA
5 17 (1.87%) JMeter
6 12 (1.32%) MSI
7 11 (1.21%) Subversion
8 8 (0.88%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.77%) TestNG
10 6 (0.66%) Wise Package Studio
10 6 (0.66%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.55%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.44%) Git (software)
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.44%) StarTeam
12 4 (0.44%) Gerrit
13 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 100 (11.00%) Telecoms
2 97 (10.67%) Finance
3 16 (1.76%) Banking
3 16 (1.76%) Retail
4 12 (1.32%) Marketing
5 11 (1.21%) Automotive
5 11 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.10%) Billing
7 6 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (0.66%) Back Office
7 6 (0.66%) Online Betting
8 5 (0.55%) Electronics
9 4 (0.44%) Publishing
9 4 (0.44%) Military
10 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.11%) Advertising
11 1 (0.11%) Law
11 1 (0.11%) Games
11 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 177 (19.47%) Analyst
2 92 (10.12%) Test Analyst
3 67 (7.37%) Architect
4 52 (5.72%) Support Engineer
5 50 (5.50%) Consultant
6 48 (5.28%) Tester
7 43 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 32 (3.52%) Test Manager
8 32 (3.52%) Network Engineer
9 30 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
9 30 (3.30%) Support Analyst
9 30 (3.30%) Server Engineer
10 29 (3.19%) Developer
10 29 (3.19%) Test Leader
11 26 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
11 26 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 26 (2.86%) ServiceNow Developer
12 23 (2.53%) Test Specialist
12 23 (2.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 22 (2.42%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (11.88%) XML
2 92 (10.12%) HTML
3 51 (5.61%) JSP
4 50 (5.50%) .NET
5 47 (5.17%) SOAP
6 42 (4.62%) XML Messaging
7 40 (4.40%) ASP.NET
8 37 (4.07%) CSS
9 31 (3.41%) Web Services
10 20 (2.20%) Application Packaging
11 9 (0.99%) Middleware
12 7 (0.77%) J2EE
13 6 (0.66%) Flash
14 4 (0.44%) CGI
14 4 (0.44%) Software Packaging
14 4 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
15 3 (0.33%) Regular Expression
15 3 (0.33%) X-Windows
15 3 (0.33%) Ajax
15 3 (0.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.35%) Data Centre
2 66 (7.26%) Clustering
3 65 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.63%) CMDB
5 31 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 18 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 16 (1.76%) Private Cloud
9 14 (1.54%) Replication
10 13 (1.43%) PMI
10 13 (1.43%) Smart Meter
11 10 (1.10%) Economics
11 10 (1.10%) HP Storage
12 9 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (0.99%) HACMP
12 9 (0.99%) Blackberry
13 8 (0.88%) EqualLogic
14 7 (0.77%) CLARiiON
15 6 (0.66%) EMC VNXe
15 6 (0.66%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 296 (32.56%) Windows
2 135 (14.85%) UNIX
3 132 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 102 (11.22%) Linux
5 100 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 87 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 69 (7.59%) Windows 7
8 23 (2.53%) HPUX
9 21 (2.31%) Solaris
10 20 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (1.98%) Windows XP
12 15 (1.65%) AIX
13 14 (1.54%) Windows Vista
14 9 (0.99%) Windows 2000
15 8 (0.88%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.77%) CentOS
16 7 (0.77%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.66%) SUSE
18 4 (0.44%) NetWare
18 4 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (22.33%) ITIL
2 111 (12.21%) Test Scripting
3 93 (10.23%) Test Management
3 93 (10.23%) Service Management
4 90 (9.90%) Migration
5 73 (8.03%) Project Management
6 61 (6.71%) ITSM
7 60 (6.60%) Incident Management
8 58 (6.38%) Knowledge Management
9 55 (6.05%) Use Case
10 53 (5.83%) Validation
11 51 (5.61%) Test Planning
12 48 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 46 (5.06%) Security Testing
14 45 (4.95%) Service Delivery
14 45 (4.95%) Configuration Management
15 40 (4.40%) Change Management
15 40 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 185 (20.35%) SQL
2 92 (10.12%) PowerShell
3 64 (7.04%) Java
4 50 (5.50%) JavaScript
5 47 (5.17%) Perl
6 42 (4.62%) VBScript
7 41 (4.51%) PL/SQL
8 37 (4.07%) Shell Script
9 18 (1.98%) VB
10 16 (1.76%) C
11 15 (1.65%) VBA
12 10 (1.10%) Python
12 10 (1.10%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.88%) C#
14 7 (0.77%) Korn
15 5 (0.55%) C++
16 3 (0.33%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.22%) Ada
17 2 (0.22%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.22%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 352 (38.72%) Security Cleared
2 277 (30.47%) SC Cleared
3 115 (12.65%) DV Cleared
4 114 (12.54%) ISTQB
5 89 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 72 (7.92%) ISEB
7 61 (6.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 52 (5.72%) MCSE
9 45 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
10 42 (4.62%) Degree
11 31 (3.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 31 (3.41%) MCITP
12 30 (3.30%) MCP
13 22 (2.42%) CCNA
14 21 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 17 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (1.76%) CCNP
17 15 (1.65%) MCSA
18 14 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.37%) SLA
2 39 (4.29%) QA
3 11 (1.21%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.66%) GAMP
4 6 (0.66%) GxP
5 5 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.33%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.33%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.33%) DO-254
6 3 (0.33%) ARP4754
6 3 (0.33%) ARP4761
7 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 179 (19.69%) Active Directory
2 140 (15.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (9.02%) vSphere
4 70 (7.70%) Hyper-V
5 33 (3.63%) XenApp
6 31 (3.41%) VMware ESX
7 22 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.43%) NFS
9 10 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (1.10%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.99%) XenServer
11 7 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.66%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.55%) Postfix
14 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.44%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.44%) Samba
14 4 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.44%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 168 (18.48%) HP Quality Center
2 87 (9.57%) SCCM
3 47 (5.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 46 (5.06%) OVSD
5 42 (4.62%) OpenView
6 28 (3.08%) SCOM
7 20 (2.20%) WSUS
8 19 (2.09%) HP Data Protector
9 12 (1.32%) HP NNM
10 11 (1.21%) NetBackup
11 8 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.88%) HP SIM
11 8 (0.88%) vMotion
12 7 (0.77%) Puppet
12 7 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (0.77%) ARCserve
12 7 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 6 (0.66%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 276 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 211 (23.21%) VMware
3 144 (15.84%) Cisco
4 100 (11.00%) Oracle
5 83 (9.13%) Citrix
6 57 (6.27%) IBM
7 53 (5.83%) Dell
8 51 (5.61%) NetApp
8 51 (5.61%) 3PAR
9 45 (4.95%) McAfee
10 44 (4.84%) CA
11 41 (4.51%) EMC
12 39 (4.29%) BMC
13 34 (3.74%) Red Hat
13 34 (3.74%) Symantec
14 32 (3.52%) ServiceNow
15 26 (2.86%) Brocade
16 25 (2.75%) SAP
17 20 (2.20%) F5
18 16 (1.76%) Lumension
Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + expenses
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago