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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 45 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 359 280 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.71% 3.35% 3.14%
As % of the Vendors category 7.74% 6.88% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 145 136
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 46
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £33.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.72%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +28 178 £325 -13.33% 14
Berkshire -13 59 £300 +9.09% 21
Buckinghamshire -10 44 £325 +10.63% 5
Surrey -1 40 £363 +11.53% 15
East Sussex -1 14 £125 -76.19% 2
Middlesex -4 4 £480 +47.69%
Oxfordshire -8 4 £175 -55.69% 5
West Sussex -14 3 £375 +7.14% 3
Kent -16 2 £394 +52.91% 4
M4 Corridor - - - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 332 (50.08%) Windows
2 269 (40.57%) Security Cleared
3 225 (33.94%) VMware
4 215 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 201 (30.32%) SC Cleared
6 165 (24.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 153 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 149 (22.47%) Active Directory
9 147 (22.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 145 (21.87%) Cisco
11 124 (18.70%) HP Quality Center
12 119 (17.95%) Oracle
13 114 (17.19%) Linux
14 110 (16.59%) ITIL
15 108 (16.29%) SAN
16 106 (15.99%) UNIX
17 105 (15.84%) HTML
18 101 (15.23%) ISTQB
19 99 (14.93%) JavaScript
20 96 (14.48%) .NET
20 96 (14.48%) DV Cleared
21 95 (14.33%) Windows XP
22 85 (12.82%) JSP
23 84 (12.67%) Citrix
24 78 (11.76%) Windows 7
25 77 (11.61%) ASP.NET
26 76 (11.46%) TCP/IP
27 74 (11.16%) MS Excel
27 74 (11.16%) LAN
28 73 (11.01%) Software Testing

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 54 (8.14%) MS Exchange
2 34 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (4.98%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.87%) Apache
5 18 (2.71%) IIS
6 16 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (2.11%) CMS
8 13 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.21%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.06%) Lync
12 6 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.60%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.60%) Site Server
14 4 (0.60%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 74 (11.16%) MS Excel
2 58 (8.75%) MS Office
3 18 (2.71%) MS Project
4 10 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 44 (6.64%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (3.02%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.45%) Exstream
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.15%) Maximo
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.26%) SaaS
2 9 (1.36%) IaaS
3 6 (0.90%) Office 365
3 6 (0.90%) PaaS
4 4 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 108 (16.29%) SAN
2 76 (11.46%) TCP/IP
3 74 (11.16%) LAN
4 63 (9.50%) DNS
4 63 (9.50%) Firewall
5 51 (7.69%) WAN
6 44 (6.64%) VPN
7 42 (6.33%) SSL
8 35 (5.28%) HTTP
9 32 (4.83%) HTTPS
10 30 (4.52%) DHCP
11 28 (4.22%) LDAP
12 25 (3.77%) MPLS
13 22 (3.32%) Internet
14 18 (2.71%) Wireshark
15 17 (2.56%) iSCSI
15 17 (2.56%) SMTP
16 14 (2.11%) VLAN
17 13 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
17 13 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.73%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.52%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (1.81%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.75%) DB2
8 4 (0.60%) OLAP
8 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.30%) MySQL
10 2 (0.30%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 56 (8.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 27 (4.07%) LoadRunner
3 13 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.51%) MSI
5 8 (1.21%) Selenium
6 6 (0.90%) StarTeam
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.75%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.45%) JIRA
8 3 (0.45%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.45%) NUnit
8 3 (0.45%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.45%) Ant
9 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.30%) JMeter
9 2 (0.30%) Subversion
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.30%) LoadUI
9 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.15%) Gradle
General
1 51 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 47 (7.09%) Finance
3 15 (2.26%) Marketing
4 12 (1.81%) Banking
5 8 (1.21%) Military
6 7 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.90%) Legal
7 6 (0.90%) Retail
7 6 (0.90%) Japanese Language
8 4 (0.60%) French Language
8 4 (0.60%) German Language
8 4 (0.60%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.45%) Billing
9 3 (0.45%) Advertising
10 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.30%) Publishing
10 2 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 94 (14.18%) Analyst
2 66 (9.95%) Consultant
3 55 (8.30%) Test Analyst
4 51 (7.69%) Tester
5 50 (7.54%) Support Engineer
6 33 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (4.83%) Test Manager
8 28 (4.22%) Network Engineer
8 28 (4.22%) Administrator
9 26 (3.92%) Architect
10 23 (3.47%) Server Engineer
11 22 (3.32%) Systems Engineer
12 21 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
13 20 (3.02%) Project Manager
14 19 (2.87%) Linux Engineer
15 17 (2.56%) Test Leader
15 17 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
16 15 (2.26%) Systems Administrator
17 13 (1.96%) Test Engineer
17 13 (1.96%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (15.84%) HTML
2 96 (14.48%) .NET
3 85 (12.82%) JSP
4 77 (11.61%) ASP.NET
5 35 (5.28%) Web Services
6 24 (3.62%) CSS
7 21 (3.17%) XML
8 13 (1.96%) Middleware
8 13 (1.96%) SOAP
9 11 (1.66%) Ajax
10 9 (1.36%) COM
11 3 (0.45%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.45%) LAMP
11 3 (0.45%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.45%) OLE
11 3 (0.45%) J2EE
12 2 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (0.30%) SAML
12 2 (0.30%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.30%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.22%) Blackberry
2 19 (2.87%) Clustering
3 18 (2.71%) CMDB
4 11 (1.66%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.36%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.36%) Replication
6 8 (1.21%) Thin Client
6 8 (1.21%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.06%) Blog
7 7 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 6 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 6 (0.90%) Cryptography
8 6 (0.90%) PKI
9 5 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (0.75%) CESG
9 5 (0.75%) HACMP
9 5 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 332 (50.08%) Windows
2 165 (24.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 153 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 114 (17.19%) Linux
5 106 (15.99%) UNIX
6 95 (14.33%) Windows XP
7 78 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 57 (8.60%) Windows 2000
9 37 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (4.52%) Solaris
11 29 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (3.17%) AIX
12 21 (3.17%) HPUX
13 13 (1.96%) Windows 8
14 11 (1.66%) CentOS
14 11 (1.66%) SUSE
15 10 (1.51%) Android
16 9 (1.36%) Apple iOS
17 8 (1.21%) Windows Phone
18 7 (1.06%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (16.59%) ITIL
2 73 (11.01%) Software Testing
3 68 (10.26%) Test Scripting
4 61 (9.20%) Knowledge Management
5 53 (7.99%) Project Management
6 42 (6.33%) Service Management
7 39 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 34 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (4.68%) Configuration Management
9 31 (4.68%) ITSM
10 30 (4.52%) Test Automation
11 29 (4.37%) Change Control
12 28 (4.22%) Workflow
13 24 (3.62%) CRM
13 24 (3.62%) Validation
13 24 (3.62%) Migration
14 23 (3.47%) Incident Management
14 23 (3.47%) Automated Testing
15 22 (3.32%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (3.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 99 (14.93%) JavaScript
2 71 (10.71%) SQL
3 47 (7.09%) VB
4 37 (5.58%) C#
5 31 (4.68%) Java
6 26 (3.92%) C
7 21 (3.17%) VBScript
8 20 (3.02%) Shell Script
8 20 (3.02%) PowerShell
9 18 (2.71%) Perl
10 15 (2.26%) VBA
11 8 (1.21%) Korn
12 7 (1.06%) Python
13 6 (0.90%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.90%) Ruby
14 4 (0.60%) PHP
15 3 (0.45%) C++
16 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.30%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.30%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 269 (40.57%) Security Cleared
2 201 (30.32%) SC Cleared
3 101 (15.23%) ISTQB
4 96 (14.48%) DV Cleared
5 50 (7.54%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (6.03%) ISEB
7 35 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (4.83%) CCNA
9 24 (3.62%) Degree
10 19 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (2.87%) MCSE
11 10 (1.51%) CCNP
12 8 (1.21%) RHCE
12 8 (1.21%) MCITP
13 7 (1.06%) CCDA
13 7 (1.06%) CCDP
14 5 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.75%) CCA
14 5 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.37%) QA
1 29 (4.37%) SLA
2 6 (0.90%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.45%) COBIT
4 3 (0.45%) BS15000
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 149 (22.47%) Active Directory
2 147 (22.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (7.69%) vSphere
4 29 (4.37%) Hyper-V
5 26 (3.92%) VMware ESX
5 26 (3.92%) XenApp
6 19 (2.87%) Nmap
7 17 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.96%) NFS
9 12 (1.81%) vCloud
10 10 (1.51%) XenDesktop
11 9 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.75%) KVM
13 4 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.60%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.60%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.45%) Squid
14 3 (0.45%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 124 (18.70%) HP Quality Center
2 68 (10.26%) SCCM
3 38 (5.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 35 (5.28%) NetBackup
5 32 (4.83%) WSUS
6 25 (3.77%) SCOM
7 21 (3.17%) HP UCMDB
8 18 (2.71%) Nessus
8 18 (2.71%) HP SIM
9 16 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 16 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (1.81%) OpenView
10 12 (1.81%) Tivoli
10 12 (1.81%) HP Data Protector
11 10 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (1.36%) Backup Exec
13 8 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 7 (1.06%) SAP Afaria
15 6 (0.90%) MOM
Vendors
1 225 (33.94%) VMware
2 215 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 145 (21.87%) Cisco
4 119 (17.95%) Oracle
5 84 (12.67%) Citrix
6 44 (6.64%) IBM
7 42 (6.33%) Red Hat
8 35 (5.28%) Dell
9 34 (5.13%) Symantec
9 34 (5.13%) McAfee
10 31 (4.68%) NetApp
11 30 (4.52%) Sun
12 26 (3.92%) EMC
12 26 (3.92%) Remedy
13 20 (3.02%) CA
14 19 (2.87%) BMC
14 19 (2.87%) Blue Coat
15 18 (2.71%) ServiceNow
16 17 (2.56%) CheckPoint
17 14 (2.11%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Experis IT
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £275 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £11.15 - £14.35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + expenses
Posted: 8 days ago
Reigate
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £240 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bracknell
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £260 - £300 per day + expenses etc.
Posted: 16 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £75 to £95 per day
Posted: 25 days ago