The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 35 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing HP 463 335 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.03% 3.94% 2.94%
As % of the Vendors category 10.54% 7.99% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 149 132
Average daily rate
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£330 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £430 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 48 41
Average hourly rate £15.01 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.25 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4392 4191 4806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.74% 49.34% 48.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2180 2081 2075
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £231
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 244 320 342
Average hourly rate £16.48 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
HP
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 259 £331 -14.79% 22
Berkshire +21 89 £300 +10.09% 27
Buckinghamshire -17 48 £350 +9.37% 9
Surrey -25 24 £325 +23.80% 16
West Sussex -8 13 £325 -23.52% 2
Oxfordshire -8 6 £358 +19.16% 7
East Sussex 0 5 £258 -35.62% 3
Middlesex -1 5 £500 +57.48% 2
Kent -10 2 £226 +50.83% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 403 (49.39%) Security Cleared
2 320 (39.22%) SC Cleared
3 278 (34.07%) Microsoft
4 276 (33.82%) Windows
5 217 (26.59%) Oracle
6 215 (26.35%) ISTQB
7 167 (20.47%) HP Quality Center
7 167 (20.47%) VMware
8 157 (19.24%) HTML
9 154 (18.87%) .NET
10 152 (18.63%) JavaScript
11 145 (17.77%) JSP
11 145 (17.77%) UNIX
12 142 (17.40%) DV Cleared
13 140 (17.16%) Cisco
14 138 (16.91%) Active Directory
15 137 (16.79%) ASP.NET
16 133 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 128 (15.69%) SAN
18 123 (15.07%) Linux
19 122 (14.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
20 120 (14.71%) ITIL
21 113 (13.85%) TCP/IP
21 113 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
22 108 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
23 107 (13.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 107 (13.11%) QuickTest Pro
24 106 (12.99%) Test Scripting
25 105 (12.87%) VB
26 99 (12.13%) SQL

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 51 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 36 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (1.72%) Apache
4 14 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (1.47%) CMS
6 11 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.23%) IIS
8 9 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.98%) Lync
10 6 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.61%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.49%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.37%) Confluence
13 3 (0.37%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 96 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 73 (8.95%) MS Office
3 17 (2.08%) MS Project
4 16 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 76 (9.31%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (2.45%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.49%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.37%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.37%) Magento
5 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.25%) Exstream
6 2 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.47%) SaaS
2 7 (0.86%) Office 365
3 5 (0.61%) IaaS
3 5 (0.61%) PaaS
4 4 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 128 (15.69%) SAN
2 113 (13.85%) TCP/IP
3 60 (7.35%) LAN
4 55 (6.74%) DNS
5 53 (6.50%) Firewall
6 45 (5.51%) WAN
7 44 (5.39%) SSL
8 38 (4.66%) HTTPS
9 31 (3.80%) HTTP
10 29 (3.55%) VPN
11 23 (2.82%) LDAP
12 22 (2.70%) DHCP
12 22 (2.70%) iSCSI
13 21 (2.57%) Wireshark
14 18 (2.21%) Wireless
14 18 (2.21%) Network Security
15 15 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.84%) SMS
15 15 (1.84%) Internet
16 13 (1.59%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
2 33 (4.04%) SQL Server
3 16 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (0.61%) SQLPlus
5 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.37%) OLAP
7 3 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.37%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.25%) DB2
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.12%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 107 (13.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 46 (5.64%) LoadRunner
3 19 (2.33%) Selenium
4 14 (1.72%) WebDriver
5 10 (1.23%) StarTeam
6 9 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (0.86%) TestDirector
7 7 (0.86%) JIRA
7 7 (0.86%) JUnit
8 5 (0.61%) TestNG
8 5 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.49%) JMeter
9 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.37%) MSI
10 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.25%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.25%) RSpec
11 2 (0.25%) FitNesse
General
1 79 (9.68%) Finance
2 62 (7.60%) Telecoms
3 14 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 13 (1.59%) Military
4 13 (1.59%) Electronics
4 13 (1.59%) Billing
5 11 (1.35%) Marketing
5 11 (1.35%) Retail
6 6 (0.74%) Banking
6 6 (0.74%) Automotive
6 6 (0.74%) Legal
7 2 (0.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 144 (17.65%) Analyst
2 93 (11.40%) Test Analyst
3 86 (10.54%) Tester
4 75 (9.19%) Consultant
5 49 (6.00%) Test Manager
6 41 (5.02%) Test Leader
7 37 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 36 (4.41%) Support Engineer
9 34 (4.17%) Test Specialist
10 32 (3.92%) Network Engineer
11 31 (3.80%) Architect
12 28 (3.43%) Administrator
13 26 (3.19%) Test Engineer
14 19 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
15 17 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
16 16 (1.96%) Junior
16 16 (1.96%) 2nd Line Support
16 16 (1.96%) Performance Tester
16 16 (1.96%) QA Tester
16 16 (1.96%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (19.24%) HTML
2 154 (18.87%) .NET
3 145 (17.77%) JSP
4 137 (16.79%) ASP.NET
5 25 (3.06%) Web Services
6 21 (2.57%) XML
7 19 (2.33%) CSS
8 11 (1.35%) OLE
9 8 (0.98%) Ajax
9 8 (0.98%) SOAP
10 7 (0.86%) COM
11 6 (0.74%) WAP
11 6 (0.74%) LAMP
12 5 (0.61%) Middleware
12 5 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.49%) SAML
13 4 (0.49%) WML
13 4 (0.49%) Software Packaging
14 3 (0.37%) JSON
14 3 (0.37%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 31 (3.80%) CMDB
2 28 (3.43%) Clustering
3 23 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 19 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.23%) HACMP
6 9 (1.10%) Firmware
6 9 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.10%) DTV
6 9 (1.10%) Smart Meter
7 7 (0.86%) Fat Client
7 7 (0.86%) PKI
7 7 (0.86%) Thin Client
8 6 (0.74%) Cryptography
8 6 (0.74%) Open Source
9 5 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.61%) CESG
9 5 (0.61%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.49%) Device Driver
10 4 (0.49%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 276 (33.82%) Windows
2 145 (17.77%) UNIX
3 133 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 123 (15.07%) Linux
5 113 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 86 (10.54%) Windows XP
7 55 (6.74%) Windows 7
8 49 (6.00%) Windows 2000
9 29 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (3.06%) HPUX
11 24 (2.94%) AIX
12 23 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (2.70%) Solaris
14 14 (1.72%) Windows 8
15 11 (1.35%) CentOS
16 9 (1.10%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.74%) Android
17 6 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.61%) NetWare
19 4 (0.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (14.71%) ITIL
2 106 (12.99%) Test Scripting
3 91 (11.15%) Knowledge Management
4 87 (10.66%) Project Management
5 82 (10.05%) CRM
6 79 (9.68%) Software Testing
7 68 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 49 (6.00%) Service Management
9 46 (5.64%) Service Delivery
9 46 (5.64%) Test Strategy
10 41 (5.02%) Configuration Management
11 35 (4.29%) Performance Testing
12 33 (4.04%) Validation
13 31 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (3.68%) Workflow
15 27 (3.31%) ITSM
15 27 (3.31%) PRINCE2
16 26 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (3.19%) Asset Management
17 23 (2.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 152 (18.63%) JavaScript
2 105 (12.87%) VB
3 99 (12.13%) SQL
4 95 (11.64%) C#
5 61 (7.48%) Java
6 32 (3.92%) VBScript
7 30 (3.68%) C
7 30 (3.68%) PowerShell
8 25 (3.06%) VBA
9 23 (2.82%) Perl
10 13 (1.59%) Python
10 13 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.35%) Ruby
12 8 (0.98%) PHP
13 7 (0.86%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.86%) Korn
13 7 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.74%) C++
15 1 (0.12%) C-shell
15 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 403 (49.39%) Security Cleared
2 320 (39.22%) SC Cleared
3 215 (26.35%) ISTQB
4 142 (17.40%) DV Cleared
5 122 (14.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 107 (13.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 78 (9.56%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (6.86%) ISEB
9 54 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 44 (5.39%) CCNA
11 29 (3.55%) Degree
12 27 (3.31%) MCITP
13 21 (2.57%) MCSE
14 19 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (1.96%) MOS
15 16 (1.96%) CCNP
16 15 (1.84%) MCP
17 9 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
17 9 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (0.86%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.33%) QA
2 25 (3.06%) SLA
3 13 (1.59%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.49%) COBIT
5 4 (0.49%) BS15000
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 138 (16.91%) Active Directory
2 108 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (4.66%) vSphere
4 33 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (3.80%) Hyper-V
6 25 (3.06%) XenApp
7 17 (2.08%) Nmap
8 16 (1.96%) NFS
9 12 (1.47%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.86%) Sendmail
10 7 (0.86%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.74%) vCloud
11 6 (0.74%) Postfix
11 6 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (0.74%) Squid
12 5 (0.61%) OCFS2
12 5 (0.61%) GPFS
12 5 (0.61%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.49%) XenServer
13 4 (0.49%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 167 (20.47%) HP Quality Center
2 62 (7.60%) SCCM
3 39 (4.78%) HP UCMDB
4 32 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 23 (2.82%) WSUS
6 22 (2.70%) SCOM
7 18 (2.21%) HP SIM
7 18 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 16 (1.96%) Backup Exec
8 16 (1.96%) Nessus
9 15 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 15 (1.84%) NetBackup
10 14 (1.72%) SAP Afaria
11 12 (1.47%) MOM
12 10 (1.23%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.98%) OpenView
13 8 (0.98%) WMI
13 8 (0.98%) OVSD
13 8 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 278 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 217 (26.59%) Oracle
3 167 (20.47%) VMware
4 140 (17.16%) Cisco
5 72 (8.82%) Citrix
6 39 (4.78%) NetApp
6 39 (4.78%) IBM
7 35 (4.29%) Red Hat
8 34 (4.17%) EMC
9 32 (3.92%) McAfee
10 31 (3.80%) Dell
11 28 (3.43%) Juniper
12 25 (3.06%) CA
13 23 (2.82%) SAP
14 21 (2.57%) 3PAR
15 19 (2.33%) Symantec
16 18 (2.21%) ServiceNow
17 17 (2.08%) BMC
18 16 (1.96%) Sun
19 15 (1.84%) F5
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hudson - London
Rate: £200 - £201 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £8 - £13.5 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £225.00 - £275.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
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Oxford
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Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
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Middlesex
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Middlesex
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Slough
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Slough
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