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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 40 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing HP 432 280 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.66% 3.20% 3.03%
As % of the Vendors category 9.91% 6.51% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 132 134
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £447 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 32
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.58 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.85% +5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.18 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £42.75 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -1.69%
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
4358 4304 4983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.01% 49.22% 49.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2276 2186 2152
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 251 289
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 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
Hampshire +26 207 £342 -11.74% 19
Berkshire +41 104 £300 -20.00% 29
Surrey -10 35 £300 -6.25% 19
Buckinghamshire -12 32 £278 -23.97% 6
Oxfordshire -2 14 £315 +5.00% 6
Middlesex +6 10 £500 +57.48% 1
West Sussex -3 10 £325 -13.33% 3
Kent -8 9 £215 -21.81% 5
East Sussex -11 8 £258 -26.42% 2
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - - 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 401 (47.79%) Security Cleared
2 314 (37.43%) SC Cleared
3 285 (33.97%) Microsoft
4 274 (32.66%) Windows
5 209 (24.91%) ISTQB
6 204 (24.31%) Oracle
7 165 (19.67%) HP Quality Center
8 160 (19.07%) VMware
9 146 (17.40%) .NET
10 145 (17.28%) JSP
10 145 (17.28%) Cisco
11 143 (17.04%) UNIX
11 143 (17.04%) HTML
12 140 (16.69%) JavaScript
13 137 (16.33%) DV Cleared
14 136 (16.21%) Active Directory
15 135 (16.09%) ASP.NET
16 133 (15.85%) SAN
17 131 (15.61%) ITIL
18 127 (15.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 126 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
20 123 (14.66%) Linux
21 118 (14.06%) TCP/IP
22 113 (13.47%) Windows Server 2003
23 108 (12.87%) VB
24 102 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
25 101 (12.04%) MS Excel
26 100 (11.92%) SQL
27 99 (11.80%) QuickTest Pro
28 94 (11.20%) Test Scripting

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 55 (6.56%) MS Exchange
2 46 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.03%) IIS
4 15 (1.79%) Apache
5 14 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.07%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.83%) Lync
10 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.72%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.48%) Confluence
12 4 (0.48%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.36%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.36%) SAS
14 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 101 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 78 (9.30%) MS Office
3 20 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.91%) MS Project
5 6 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 69 (8.22%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (2.26%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.48%) JDE OneWorld
6 3 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.36%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.36%) Magento
7 2 (0.24%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.24%) Exstream
7 2 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.12%) assyst
8 1 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.95%) SaaS
2 6 (0.72%) Office 365
3 5 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.36%) PaaS
4 3 (0.36%) IaaS
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 133 (15.85%) SAN
2 118 (14.06%) TCP/IP
3 78 (9.30%) DNS
4 62 (7.39%) LAN
5 59 (7.03%) Firewall
6 55 (6.56%) WAN
7 42 (5.01%) DHCP
8 40 (4.77%) SSL
9 32 (3.81%) HTTPS
10 27 (3.22%) VPN
11 26 (3.10%) Network Security
12 24 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (2.86%) HTTP
13 20 (2.38%) SMS
13 20 (2.38%) VLAN
13 20 (2.38%) Wireshark
14 18 (2.15%) LDAP
15 17 (2.03%) SNMP
16 15 (1.79%) 3G
16 15 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.24%) Oracle Reports
2 30 (3.58%) SQL Server
3 16 (1.91%) Oracle Database
4 8 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.60%) SQLPlus
7 4 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.36%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.24%) MySQL
9 2 (0.24%) DB2
10 1 (0.12%) OLAP
10 1 (0.12%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.12%) MS Access
10 1 (0.12%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 99 (11.80%) QuickTest Pro
2 48 (5.72%) LoadRunner
3 25 (2.98%) Selenium
4 10 (1.19%) WebDriver
5 9 (1.07%) TestDirector
5 9 (1.07%) StarTeam
6 8 (0.95%) JIRA
6 8 (0.95%) JUnit
7 6 (0.72%) JMeter
8 5 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.60%) TestNG
8 5 (0.60%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.48%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.36%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.36%) Wise Package Studio
10 3 (0.36%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.36%) RSpec
10 3 (0.36%) Maven
10 3 (0.36%) Zephyr
General
1 82 (9.77%) Finance
2 60 (7.15%) Telecoms
3 16 (1.91%) Manufacturing
3 16 (1.91%) Billing
4 15 (1.79%) Electronics
5 13 (1.55%) Retail
6 10 (1.19%) Marketing
7 8 (0.95%) Military
8 7 (0.83%) Banking
8 7 (0.83%) Automotive
9 4 (0.48%) Legal
10 2 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Publishing
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 156 (18.59%) Analyst
2 94 (11.20%) Test Analyst
3 81 (9.65%) Tester
4 65 (7.75%) Consultant
5 51 (6.08%) Test Leader
6 48 (5.72%) Test Manager
7 44 (5.24%) Network Engineer
8 41 (4.89%) Support Engineer
9 37 (4.41%) Administrator
10 36 (4.29%) Test Specialist
11 33 (3.93%) Architect
12 30 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (3.22%) 2nd Line Support
14 25 (2.98%) Desktop Support
15 24 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
16 23 (2.74%) Test Engineer
17 22 (2.62%) Support Analyst
18 17 (2.03%) Systems Engineer
18 17 (2.03%) Junior
18 17 (2.03%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (17.40%) .NET
2 145 (17.28%) JSP
3 143 (17.04%) HTML
4 135 (16.09%) ASP.NET
5 16 (1.91%) XML
6 12 (1.43%) OLE
7 11 (1.31%) Web Services
8 8 (0.95%) WAP
9 6 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (0.72%) LAMP
9 6 (0.72%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.48%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.48%) Middleware
10 4 (0.48%) SAML
10 4 (0.48%) WML
11 3 (0.36%) CSS
11 3 (0.36%) SOAP
11 3 (0.36%) REST
11 3 (0.36%) JPA
11 3 (0.36%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.69%) Clustering
3 30 (3.58%) Blackberry
4 25 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.50%) CMDB
6 14 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 14 (1.67%) Thin Client
7 11 (1.31%) Firmware
7 11 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.19%) HACMP
8 10 (1.19%) DTV
9 8 (0.95%) Smart Meter
10 7 (0.83%) Open Source
10 7 (0.83%) User Experience
10 7 (0.83%) Device Driver
10 7 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.72%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.72%) iPad
11 6 (0.72%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 274 (32.66%) Windows
2 143 (17.04%) UNIX
3 126 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 123 (14.66%) Linux
5 113 (13.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 68 (8.10%) Windows XP
7 60 (7.15%) Windows 7
8 38 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (4.29%) Windows 2000
10 30 (3.58%) AIX
11 25 (2.98%) HPUX
12 24 (2.86%) Solaris
13 21 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (1.31%) Windows 8
15 9 (1.07%) CentOS
16 7 (0.83%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.72%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.60%) NetWare
19 3 (0.36%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (15.61%) ITIL
2 94 (11.20%) Test Scripting
3 90 (10.73%) Project Management
3 90 (10.73%) Knowledge Management
4 86 (10.25%) CRM
5 77 (9.18%) Test Automation
6 70 (8.34%) Software Testing
7 53 (6.32%) Service Delivery
8 51 (6.08%) Service Management
9 45 (5.36%) Functional Testing
10 40 (4.77%) Test Strategy
11 38 (4.53%) Performance Testing
12 37 (4.41%) Configuration Management
13 34 (4.05%) Validation
14 33 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (3.58%) Migration
16 28 (3.34%) Incident Management
17 27 (3.22%) PRINCE2
18 26 (3.10%) Asset Management
18 26 (3.10%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (16.69%) JavaScript
2 108 (12.87%) VB
3 100 (11.92%) SQL
4 92 (10.97%) C#
5 52 (6.20%) Java
6 38 (4.53%) PowerShell
7 32 (3.81%) C
8 31 (3.69%) Perl
9 29 (3.46%) VBScript
10 26 (3.10%) VBA
11 18 (2.15%) Korn
12 16 (1.91%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.31%) Python
14 9 (1.07%) Ruby
14 9 (1.07%) Bourne shell
15 8 (0.95%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.83%) PHP
16 7 (0.83%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.72%) C++
18 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 401 (47.79%) Security Cleared
2 314 (37.43%) SC Cleared
3 209 (24.91%) ISTQB
4 137 (16.33%) DV Cleared
5 127 (15.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 94 (11.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 86 (10.25%) Cisco Certification
8 78 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 55 (6.56%) CCNA
10 50 (5.96%) ISEB
11 41 (4.89%) MCSE
12 32 (3.81%) MCITP
13 27 (3.22%) Degree
14 24 (2.86%) CCNP
15 21 (2.50%) MCP
16 16 (1.91%) MOS
17 15 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
18 14 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 7 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
19 7 (0.83%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (8.82%) QA
2 40 (4.77%) SLA
3 16 (1.91%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.60%) BS15000
5 4 (0.48%) COBIT
6 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 136 (16.21%) Active Directory
2 102 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (5.01%) vSphere
4 36 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.74%) XenApp
6 21 (2.50%) NFS
7 14 (1.67%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.31%) Nmap
9 9 (1.07%) vCloud
10 8 (0.95%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.95%) Sendmail
11 7 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (0.83%) Postfix
12 6 (0.72%) Squid
13 5 (0.60%) GPFS
13 5 (0.60%) OCFS2
14 4 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (0.48%) Veritas File System
14 4 (0.48%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 165 (19.67%) HP Quality Center
2 44 (5.24%) SCCM
3 35 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 33 (3.93%) HP UCMDB
5 26 (3.10%) HP SIM
6 23 (2.74%) NetBackup
7 19 (2.26%) SCOM
8 17 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 16 (1.91%) Backup Exec
10 14 (1.67%) OpenView
11 12 (1.43%) ARCserve
12 11 (1.31%) Nessus
12 11 (1.31%) Nagios
12 11 (1.31%) SAP Afaria
13 10 (1.19%) WSUS
14 9 (1.07%) OVSD
14 9 (1.07%) MOM
15 7 (0.83%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
16 6 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 285 (33.97%) Microsoft
2 204 (24.31%) Oracle
3 160 (19.07%) VMware
4 145 (17.28%) Cisco
5 65 (7.75%) Citrix
6 50 (5.96%) IBM
7 49 (5.84%) Red Hat
8 43 (5.13%) EMC
9 42 (5.01%) NetApp
10 37 (4.41%) Juniper
11 36 (4.29%) 3PAR
12 32 (3.81%) Dell
13 30 (3.58%) McAfee
14 28 (3.34%) SAP
15 21 (2.50%) Symantec
16 19 (2.26%) CheckPoint
17 18 (2.15%) Brocade
18 17 (2.03%) CA
18 17 (2.03%) F5
19 15 (1.79%) Hitachi
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