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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 49 39 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing HP 301 435 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.52% 4.68% 3.45%
As % of the Vendors category 7.37% 9.82% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 219 136
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 30
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.98 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £20.10 £33.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £13.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+67.88% -8.66%
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
4082 4429 3917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.71% 47.64% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 2294 1932
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 204 225
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -15 118 £400 +8.10% 11
Berkshire -12 71 £350 +16.66% 33
Surrey +14 52 £375 -13.04% 18
Buckinghamshire -2 23 £438 +38.88% 2
Kent +3 12 £425 -1.16% 6
Oxfordshire -4 8 £300 -30.63% 2
East Sussex +3 7 £325 -21.21% 1
West Sussex -14 4 £305 -27.38% 3
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 236 (38.69%) Security Cleared
2 218 (35.74%) Windows
3 191 (31.31%) SC Cleared
4 177 (29.02%) Microsoft
5 146 (23.93%) VMware
6 137 (22.46%) Oracle
7 129 (21.15%) Active Directory
8 116 (19.02%) SQL
9 115 (18.85%) HP Quality Center
10 112 (18.36%) Cisco
11 108 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 98 (16.07%) Linux
12 98 (16.07%) ITIL
13 91 (14.92%) SAN
14 90 (14.75%) Unix
14 90 (14.75%) Firewall
15 84 (13.77%) Data Centre
16 82 (13.44%) Windows Server
17 81 (13.28%) DV Cleared
18 77 (12.62%) Test Scripting
19 74 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
20 72 (11.80%) Citrix
21 70 (11.48%) TCP/IP
22 68 (11.15%) MS Excel
22 68 (11.15%) ISTQB
23 66 (10.82%) WAN
24 65 (10.66%) HP UFT
24 65 (10.66%) Test Management
25 64 (10.49%) LAN
25 64 (10.49%) .NET

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 52 (8.52%) MS Exchange
2 24 (3.93%) IIS
3 21 (3.44%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.62%) JBoss
5 15 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.64%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.15%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.98%) Apache
9 6 (0.98%) CICS
9 6 (0.98%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.82%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (11.15%) MS Excel
2 46 (7.54%) MS Office
3 18 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.31%) MS Project
5 7 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.66%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.49%) Endur
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.49%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.33%) Exstream
5 2 (0.33%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.16%) Line 500
6 1 (0.16%) Maximo
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.97%) PaaS
4 11 (1.80%) IaaS
5 9 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.31%) Mimecast
6 8 (1.31%) Office 365
7 7 (1.15%) SaaS
8 4 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.33%) Heroku
11 1 (0.16%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 91 (14.92%) SAN
2 90 (14.75%) Firewall
3 70 (11.48%) TCP/IP
4 66 (10.82%) WAN
5 64 (10.49%) LAN
6 37 (6.07%) Wireless
7 36 (5.90%) DNS
8 33 (5.41%) Internet
9 29 (4.75%) VLAN
10 25 (4.10%) DHCP
11 22 (3.61%) OSPF
12 20 (3.28%) VoIP
13 19 (3.11%) BGP
13 19 (3.11%) Ethernet
13 19 (3.11%) Network Security
14 18 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (2.95%) VPN
15 13 (2.13%) EIGRP
16 12 (1.97%) MPLS
16 12 (1.97%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
3 21 (3.44%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.97%) DB2
4 12 (1.97%) MySQL
5 8 (1.31%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.98%) Big Data
7 6 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.82%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.82%) Easytrieve
8 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.66%) FileMaker
9 4 (0.66%) Informix
9 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.49%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.49%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 65 (10.66%) HP UFT
2 47 (7.70%) Selenium
2 47 (7.70%) SoapUI
3 20 (3.28%) WebDriver
4 19 (3.11%) Cucumber
5 16 (2.62%) Subversion
6 15 (2.46%) JIRA
6 15 (2.46%) Oracle APEX
7 13 (2.13%) TestNG
8 12 (1.97%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.80%) LoadRunner
10 8 (1.31%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.31%) JUnit
11 7 (1.15%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.15%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.98%) JMeter
13 5 (0.82%) Maven
13 5 (0.82%) TestComplete
13 5 (0.82%) WATIR
General
1 61 (10.00%) Finance
2 47 (7.70%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.13%) Military
4 11 (1.80%) Banking
5 8 (1.31%) Marketing
6 7 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.15%) Retail
7 5 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.66%) Billing
8 4 (0.66%) Electronics
8 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.49%) Back Office
9 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.49%) Legal
10 2 (0.33%) Front Office
10 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (20.49%) Analyst
2 82 (13.44%) Test Analyst
3 53 (8.69%) Architect
4 52 (8.52%) Support Engineer
5 44 (7.21%) Tester
6 34 (5.57%) Network Engineer
7 33 (5.41%) Consultant
8 30 (4.92%) Test Manager
9 29 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (4.26%) Service Analyst
11 23 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
12 21 (3.44%) Automation Tester
13 20 (3.28%) Cisco Engineer
14 18 (2.95%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
14 18 (2.95%) Service Desk Analyst
14 18 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (2.62%) Windows Engineer
16 14 (2.30%) Service Desk Support
17 13 (2.13%) 1st Line Support
17 13 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.49%) .NET
2 48 (7.87%) XML
3 46 (7.54%) SOAP
4 41 (6.72%) HTML
5 40 (6.56%) Web Services
6 29 (4.75%) XML Messaging
7 25 (4.10%) ASP.NET
8 11 (1.80%) Middleware
9 8 (1.31%) 802.1X
10 6 (0.98%) CSS
11 5 (0.82%) ISPF
11 5 (0.82%) JSON
12 4 (0.66%) JMS
13 3 (0.49%) Java EE
14 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.33%) HTML5
14 2 (0.33%) jQuery
14 2 (0.33%) Kafka
14 2 (0.33%) SAP PI
14 2 (0.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.77%) Data Centre
2 39 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.95%) Enterprise Storage
5 16 (2.62%) Replication
6 14 (2.30%) Clustering
7 11 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.64%) Smart Meter
9 9 (1.48%) AS400
9 9 (1.48%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.48%) User Experience
10 8 (1.31%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.31%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.31%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (0.98%) Device Driver
11 6 (0.98%) PKI
11 6 (0.98%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (0.82%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 218 (35.74%) Windows
2 98 (16.07%) Linux
3 90 (14.75%) Unix
4 82 (13.44%) Windows Server
5 63 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (8.52%) Windows 7
8 26 (4.26%) Windows XP
9 24 (3.93%) HPUX
10 23 (3.77%) AIX
11 18 (2.95%) Solaris
12 16 (2.62%) Windows 8
13 13 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
13 13 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.31%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.15%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.98%) zOS
17 5 (0.82%) CentOS
17 5 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (16.07%) ITIL
2 77 (12.62%) Test Scripting
3 74 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (10.66%) Test Management
5 63 (10.33%) Migration
6 56 (9.18%) Functional Testing
6 56 (9.18%) Test Automation
7 51 (8.36%) Project Management
8 43 (7.05%) Defect Management
9 36 (5.90%) Mentoring
10 33 (5.41%) CRM
10 33 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 32 (5.25%) Change Management
11 32 (5.25%) Service Delivery
12 30 (4.92%) High Availability
12 30 (4.92%) Service Management
13 29 (4.75%) Use Case
14 26 (4.26%) Non-Functional Testing
14 26 (4.26%) Test Strategy
15 25 (4.10%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (19.02%) SQL
2 60 (9.84%) Java
3 49 (8.03%) PowerShell
4 43 (7.05%) VB
5 35 (5.74%) JavaScript
6 31 (5.08%) VBScript
7 29 (4.75%) C#
8 24 (3.93%) C++
9 17 (2.79%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.30%) VBA
11 11 (1.80%) Perl
12 9 (1.48%) C
13 8 (1.31%) F#
14 7 (1.15%) Jython
15 6 (0.98%) Assembly Language
15 6 (0.98%) COBOL
15 6 (0.98%) JCL
15 6 (0.98%) Python
15 6 (0.98%) REXX
15 6 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 236 (38.69%) Security Cleared
2 191 (31.31%) SC Cleared
3 81 (13.28%) DV Cleared
4 68 (11.15%) ISTQB
5 57 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (7.05%) ISEB
8 41 (6.72%) CCNA
9 34 (5.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 33 (5.41%) MCSE
11 27 (4.43%) Degree
12 23 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (3.61%) MCP
14 21 (3.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 20 (3.28%) CCNP
15 20 (3.28%) MCSA
16 15 (2.46%) ISEB Practitioner
17 10 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 10 (1.64%) MCITP
18 7 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.75%) SLA
2 28 (4.59%) QA
3 7 (1.15%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.66%) COBIT
5 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.33%) ARP4754
6 2 (0.33%) ARP4761
6 2 (0.33%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.33%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.33%) DO-254
6 2 (0.33%) GAAP
6 2 (0.33%) GAMP
6 2 (0.33%) GxP
6 2 (0.33%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 129 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 108 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (7.21%) vSphere
4 31 (5.08%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.46%) XenApp
6 14 (2.30%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.15%) XenServer
9 6 (0.98%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.82%) NFS
11 4 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.66%) KVM
11 4 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.66%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.49%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.33%) Docker
13 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.33%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 115 (18.85%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (6.07%) SCCM
3 24 (3.93%) HP Data Protector
4 23 (3.77%) WSUS
5 18 (2.95%) NetBackup
6 17 (2.79%) Backup Exec
7 14 (2.30%) OpenView
8 12 (1.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 12 (1.97%) OVSD
9 11 (1.80%) HP SiteScope
9 11 (1.80%) SCOM
10 10 (1.64%) HP UCMDB
11 8 (1.31%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 8 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.98%) Cisco UCCE
13 6 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
13 6 (0.98%) HP SIM
13 6 (0.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 177 (29.02%) Microsoft
2 146 (23.93%) VMware
3 137 (22.46%) Oracle
4 112 (18.36%) Cisco
5 72 (11.80%) Citrix
6 52 (8.52%) IBM
7 33 (5.41%) NetApp
8 29 (4.75%) Dell
8 29 (4.75%) EMC
9 27 (4.43%) SAP
10 25 (4.10%) 3PAR
11 24 (3.93%) McAfee
12 22 (3.61%) Red Hat
13 19 (3.11%) Brocade
13 19 (3.11%) Juniper
13 19 (3.11%) Symantec
14 17 (2.79%) CA
15 14 (2.30%) ArcSight
15 14 (2.30%) Aruba
15 14 (2.30%) ProCurve
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