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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 40 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 424 300 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.59% 3.56% 3.78%
As % of the Vendors category 9.59% 7.73% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 146 130
Average daily rate
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£350 £343 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £209 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £336
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 63
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £13.20 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £31.95 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.68 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-11.77% +12.72%
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
4423 3880 3684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.90% 46.05% 48.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2305 1928 1730
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 226 316
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Hampshire +15 210 £370 +5.71% 30
Berkshire +4 94 £283 -5.83% 29
Buckinghamshire +11 40 £290 -10.76% 11
Surrey -4 35 £413 +3.12% 14
East Sussex +6 15 £413 +26.92% 3
Oxfordshire -18 8 £475 +40.74% 2
West Sussex -9 6 £350 +180.00% 3
Kent -16 3 £250 - 3
Middlesex +3 2 £413 +3.12%
Sussex +4 1 £400 -20.00%
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 376 (43.82%) Security Cleared
2 346 (40.33%) Windows
3 297 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 283 (32.98%) SC Cleared
5 228 (26.57%) VMware
6 172 (20.05%) Active Directory
7 157 (18.30%) ITIL
8 153 (17.83%) SAN
9 142 (16.55%) HP Quality Center
10 137 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 132 (15.38%) DV Cleared
12 128 (14.92%) MS Excel
13 126 (14.69%) Cisco
13 126 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 124 (14.45%) SQL
15 120 (13.99%) ISTQB
16 119 (13.87%) Oracle
17 116 (13.52%) Linux
17 116 (13.52%) Windows Server 2003
18 111 (12.94%) Project Management
19 106 (12.35%) UNIX
19 106 (12.35%) HTML
20 101 (11.77%) Citrix
21 99 (11.54%) TCP/IP
22 96 (11.19%) JSP
23 94 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
24 92 (10.72%) JavaScript
25 88 (10.26%) .NET
26 87 (10.14%) Migration
26 87 (10.14%) Knowledge Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 69 (8.04%) MS Exchange
2 66 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.68%) IIS
4 20 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (1.86%) CMS
6 16 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (1.52%) Lync
9 10 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.05%) Apache
11 7 (0.82%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.82%) TeamSite
12 6 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.70%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.58%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.47%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.47%) SAS
15 3 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 128 (14.92%) MS Excel
2 85 (9.91%) MS Office
3 25 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.98%) MS Project
5 6 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 61 (7.11%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.47%) Exstream
4 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.35%) assyst
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.40%) SaaS
2 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.47%) PaaS
2 4 (0.47%) IaaS
3 3 (0.35%) Office 365
3 3 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (17.83%) SAN
2 99 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 78 (9.09%) Firewall
4 72 (8.39%) DNS
5 61 (7.11%) LAN
6 55 (6.41%) DHCP
7 54 (6.29%) WAN
8 28 (3.26%) SSL
9 27 (3.15%) VPN
10 26 (3.03%) SMS
11 23 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
12 22 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (2.45%) 3G
14 20 (2.33%) SMTP
14 20 (2.33%) VLAN
15 19 (2.21%) Wireless
16 17 (1.98%) Network Security
16 17 (1.98%) NAS
17 15 (1.75%) VoIP
18 14 (1.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.24%) Oracle Reports
2 32 (3.73%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (0.82%) DB2
7 6 (0.70%) MySQL
8 5 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (0.58%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.58%) PowerCenter
9 4 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.47%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.35%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.12%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 28 (3.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 27 (3.15%) MSI
3 26 (3.03%) LoadRunner
4 23 (2.68%) Selenium
5 16 (1.86%) JMeter
6 15 (1.75%) StarTeam
7 10 (1.17%) JUnit
7 10 (1.17%) Maven
7 10 (1.17%) JIRA
8 7 (0.82%) Ant
9 6 (0.70%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.47%) TestDirector
11 4 (0.47%) eggPlant
12 3 (0.35%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.35%) Zephyr
12 3 (0.35%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.23%) RSpec
General
1 73 (8.51%) Finance
2 40 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 14 (1.63%) Billing
4 10 (1.17%) Retail
4 10 (1.17%) Manufacturing
5 7 (0.82%) Marketing
6 6 (0.70%) Banking
7 4 (0.47%) Legal
8 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.23%) Publishing
9 2 (0.23%) Back Office
9 2 (0.23%) Electronics
9 2 (0.23%) Military
9 2 (0.23%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.12%) German Language
10 1 (0.12%) Games
10 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.12%) Automotive
10 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 135 (15.73%) Analyst
2 65 (7.58%) Test Analyst
3 59 (6.88%) Support Engineer
4 56 (6.53%) Tester
5 53 (6.18%) Architect
6 41 (4.78%) Network Engineer
7 39 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 39 (4.55%) Consultant
7 39 (4.55%) Test Manager
8 33 (3.85%) Administrator
9 32 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 31 (3.61%) Test Leader
11 30 (3.50%) Support Analyst
12 25 (2.91%) Desktop Support
13 24 (2.80%) Server Engineer
14 23 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
15 22 (2.56%) Wintel Engineer
15 22 (2.56%) Build Engineer
16 21 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
17 19 (2.21%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (12.35%) HTML
2 96 (11.19%) JSP
3 88 (10.26%) .NET
4 81 (9.44%) ASP.NET
5 25 (2.91%) XML
6 18 (2.10%) Web Services
7 12 (1.40%) CSS
8 11 (1.28%) Application Packaging
9 9 (1.05%) Middleware
10 7 (0.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (0.82%) REST
10 7 (0.82%) jQuery
10 7 (0.82%) XSLT
11 6 (0.70%) Struts
11 6 (0.70%) WAP
11 6 (0.70%) Spring
11 6 (0.70%) HTML5
11 6 (0.70%) Spring MVC
11 6 (0.70%) CSS3
12 5 (0.58%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.43%) Clustering
3 27 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.68%) Blackberry
5 18 (2.10%) Replication
6 15 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.17%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (1.17%) iPad
8 10 (1.17%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.05%) iPhone
9 9 (1.05%) e-Health
10 8 (0.93%) EMC Centera
10 8 (0.93%) PKI
11 7 (0.82%) HACMP
11 7 (0.82%) PMI
12 6 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 346 (40.33%) Windows
2 137 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 116 (13.52%) Linux
3 116 (13.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 106 (12.35%) UNIX
5 85 (9.91%) Windows 7
6 58 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (3.38%) Windows XP
9 26 (3.03%) AIX
10 18 (2.10%) Windows Vista
11 12 (1.40%) HPUX
11 12 (1.40%) Solaris
12 10 (1.17%) Windows 2000
12 10 (1.17%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.58%) VMS
14 3 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.35%) Android
15 2 (0.23%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.23%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (18.30%) ITIL
2 111 (12.94%) Project Management
3 87 (10.14%) Migration
3 87 (10.14%) Knowledge Management
4 80 (9.32%) Test Scripting
5 45 (5.24%) Configuration Management
6 43 (5.01%) Service Delivery
7 42 (4.90%) Mentoring
8 40 (4.66%) Software Testing
9 39 (4.55%) Incident Management
10 37 (4.31%) Test Automation
11 32 (3.73%) Service Management
11 32 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (3.61%) Problem Management
13 30 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (3.38%) CRM
14 29 (3.38%) Performance Testing
15 28 (3.26%) Validation
16 27 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (2.91%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 124 (14.45%) SQL
2 92 (10.72%) JavaScript
3 56 (6.53%) PowerShell
4 39 (4.55%) VB
5 29 (3.38%) C
6 24 (2.80%) Java
7 23 (2.68%) VBA
8 21 (2.45%) VBScript
9 20 (2.33%) C#
10 17 (1.98%) Perl
11 15 (1.75%) Korn
12 11 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.17%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.47%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.47%) ABAP
15 3 (0.35%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.35%) PHP
15 3 (0.35%) C++
16 2 (0.23%) COBOL
16 2 (0.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 376 (43.82%) Security Cleared
2 283 (32.98%) SC Cleared
3 132 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 120 (13.99%) ISTQB
5 94 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 74 (8.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 73 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (7.34%) MCSE
9 56 (6.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 46 (5.36%) CCNA
11 37 (4.31%) ISEB
12 33 (3.85%) Degree
13 30 (3.50%) MCITP
14 25 (2.91%) CCNP
15 23 (2.68%) MCP
16 17 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 16 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
18 14 (1.63%) MCSA
19 9 (1.05%) HNC
20 7 (0.82%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.76%) SLA
2 27 (3.15%) QA
3 14 (1.63%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.70%) WCAG
5 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.12%) DO-254
5 1 (0.12%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.12%) ARP4761
5 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) BS15000
5 1 (0.12%) GAMP
System Software
1 172 (20.05%) Active Directory
2 126 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (6.64%) vSphere
4 38 (4.43%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.33%) NFS
5 20 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 17 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.52%) vCloud
7 13 (1.52%) XenApp
8 12 (1.40%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.93%) Nmap
10 6 (0.70%) Firmware
10 6 (0.70%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.58%) KVM
11 5 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.58%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.47%) XenServer
12 4 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 142 (16.55%) HP Quality Center
2 66 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 46 (5.36%) SCCM
4 25 (2.91%) HP SIM
5 24 (2.80%) ARCserve
6 23 (2.68%) NetBackup
6 23 (2.68%) Nagios
7 20 (2.33%) OpenView
8 19 (2.21%) SCOM
9 18 (2.10%) Backup Exec
10 17 (1.98%) Tivoli
11 12 (1.40%) HP Data Protector
12 11 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
13 10 (1.17%) HP UCMDB
14 9 (1.05%) Puppet
15 8 (0.93%) Nessus
16 7 (0.82%) WSUS
16 7 (0.82%) Netcool
17 6 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 6 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 297 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 228 (26.57%) VMware
3 126 (14.69%) Cisco
4 119 (13.87%) Oracle
5 101 (11.77%) Citrix
6 69 (8.04%) IBM
7 55 (6.41%) 3PAR
8 53 (6.18%) McAfee
9 52 (6.06%) Red Hat
10 50 (5.83%) EMC
11 44 (5.13%) NetApp
11 44 (5.13%) Dell
12 39 (4.55%) Symantec
13 36 (4.20%) CA
14 35 (4.08%) Juniper
15 27 (3.15%) CheckPoint
16 25 (2.91%) SAP
17 21 (2.45%) Sun
18 19 (2.21%) Brocade
18 19 (2.21%) Remedy
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Church International
Rate: £300 + per day DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesford, Kent
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour + Van
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £13.50 - £13.80 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £9 - £14.15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £12.5 - £15.5 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £139 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 12 days ago