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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 36 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 454 324 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.89% 3.65% 3.03%
As % of the Vendors category 10.35% 7.47% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 157 135
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £435 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 30
Average hourly rate £12.95 £15.25 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.08% +2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.31 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.75 £25.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +10.34%
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
4385 4335 4852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.26% 48.86% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2266 2187 2100
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £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 231 273 300
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +23 240 £345 -10.96% 29
Berkshire +33 95 £300 -4.45% 31
Buckinghamshire -16 48 £344 +5.76% 13
Surrey -22 27 £300 +20.00% 18
Oxfordshire +1 11 £315 +5.00% 9
West Sussex -5 9 £268 -27.45% 7
Middlesex +2 8 £500 +57.48%
East Sussex -3 6 £258 -28.96% 4
Kent -8 6 £180 -34.54% 4
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 402 (49.26%) Security Cleared
2 313 (38.36%) SC Cleared
3 273 (33.46%) Microsoft
4 271 (33.21%) Windows
5 215 (26.35%) ISTQB
6 214 (26.23%) Oracle
7 159 (19.49%) HP Quality Center
8 156 (19.12%) .NET
9 154 (18.87%) VMware
10 153 (18.75%) HTML
11 149 (18.26%) JavaScript
12 146 (17.89%) JSP
13 141 (17.28%) Cisco
14 139 (17.03%) ASP.NET
15 137 (16.79%) UNIX
16 136 (16.67%) DV Cleared
17 134 (16.42%) Active Directory
18 129 (15.81%) SAN
19 128 (15.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
20 126 (15.44%) ITIL
21 122 (14.95%) Windows Server 2008
22 121 (14.83%) Linux
23 114 (13.97%) TCP/IP
24 106 (12.99%) QuickTest Pro
25 105 (12.87%) VB
26 102 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
27 101 (12.38%) Test Scripting
27 101 (12.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
28 98 (12.01%) VMware Infrastructure
29 96 (11.76%) C#

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.62%) MS Exchange
2 42 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (1.72%) Apache
5 11 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.10%) IIS
6 9 (1.10%) Lync
6 9 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (0.98%) IBM Notes
8 7 (0.86%) CMS
8 7 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.49%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.49%) Confluence
12 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 91 (11.15%) MS Excel
2 72 (8.82%) MS Office
3 17 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.84%) MS Project
5 6 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 73 (8.95%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.49%) JDE OneWorld
6 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.37%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.37%) Magento
7 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.25%) Exstream
7 2 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.10%) SaaS
2 7 (0.86%) Office 365
3 5 (0.61%) IaaS
3 5 (0.61%) PaaS
3 5 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 129 (15.81%) SAN
2 114 (13.97%) TCP/IP
3 64 (7.84%) LAN
4 63 (7.72%) DNS
5 57 (6.99%) WAN
6 53 (6.50%) Firewall
7 40 (4.90%) SSL
8 33 (4.04%) HTTPS
9 30 (3.68%) VPN
9 30 (3.68%) DHCP
9 30 (3.68%) HTTP
10 23 (2.82%) Network Security
11 21 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (2.33%) LDAP
13 17 (2.08%) SMS
13 17 (2.08%) Wireshark
14 16 (1.96%) SNMP
15 14 (1.72%) iSCSI
15 14 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.76%) Oracle Reports
2 25 (3.06%) SQL Server
3 17 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.61%) SQLPlus
4 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.37%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.25%) DB2
8 1 (0.12%) DataStage
8 1 (0.12%) OLAP
8 1 (0.12%) MySQL
8 1 (0.12%) MS Access
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 106 (12.99%) QuickTest Pro
2 49 (6.00%) LoadRunner
3 25 (3.06%) Selenium
4 11 (1.35%) StarTeam
4 11 (1.35%) WebDriver
5 9 (1.10%) JIRA
5 9 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (0.98%) JUnit
6 8 (0.98%) TestDirector
7 5 (0.61%) JMeter
7 5 (0.61%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.61%) TestNG
8 4 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.49%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.37%) Maven
9 3 (0.37%) Zephyr
9 3 (0.37%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.37%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.37%) RSpec
General
1 77 (9.44%) Finance
2 56 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 15 (1.84%) Billing
4 14 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 14 (1.72%) Electronics
5 11 (1.35%) Military
6 9 (1.10%) Retail
6 9 (1.10%) Marketing
7 7 (0.86%) Automotive
8 5 (0.61%) Banking
9 4 (0.49%) Legal
10 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 151 (18.50%) Analyst
2 95 (11.64%) Test Analyst
3 84 (10.29%) Tester
4 72 (8.82%) Consultant
5 48 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 47 (5.76%) Test Leader
7 39 (4.78%) Support Engineer
8 37 (4.53%) Network Engineer
9 36 (4.41%) Test Specialist
10 32 (3.92%) Administrator
11 30 (3.68%) Architect
12 28 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (2.82%) Test Engineer
13 23 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
14 22 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
15 20 (2.45%) Desktop Support
16 18 (2.21%) Junior
16 18 (2.21%) Systems Engineer
17 16 (1.96%) Performance Tester
17 16 (1.96%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (19.12%) .NET
2 153 (18.75%) HTML
3 146 (17.89%) JSP
4 139 (17.03%) ASP.NET
5 18 (2.21%) Web Services
5 18 (2.21%) XML
6 12 (1.47%) OLE
7 10 (1.23%) CSS
8 6 (0.74%) LAMP
8 6 (0.74%) WAP
9 5 (0.61%) Middleware
9 5 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.49%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.49%) Ajax
10 4 (0.49%) WML
10 4 (0.49%) SOAP
10 4 (0.49%) SAML
11 3 (0.37%) COM
11 3 (0.37%) REST
11 3 (0.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (3.68%) Blackberry
2 27 (3.31%) Clustering
3 26 (3.19%) CMDB
4 22 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.35%) Firmware
5 11 (1.35%) Thin Client
5 11 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 10 (1.23%) HACMP
7 9 (1.10%) DTV
7 9 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 8 (0.98%) Smart Meter
9 7 (0.86%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.86%) Device Driver
9 7 (0.86%) Open Source
10 6 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (0.61%) EMC Centera
11 5 (0.61%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 271 (33.21%) Windows
2 137 (16.79%) UNIX
3 122 (14.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 121 (14.83%) Linux
5 102 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 74 (9.07%) Windows XP
7 63 (7.72%) Windows 7
8 38 (4.66%) Windows 2000
9 36 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (3.31%) AIX
11 24 (2.94%) HPUX
11 24 (2.94%) Solaris
12 20 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (1.47%) Windows 8
14 11 (1.35%) CentOS
15 9 (1.10%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.86%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.61%) NetWare
18 5 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (15.44%) ITIL
2 101 (12.38%) Test Scripting
3 92 (11.27%) Knowledge Management
4 90 (11.03%) Project Management
5 82 (10.05%) CRM
6 78 (9.56%) Test Automation
7 74 (9.07%) Software Testing
8 52 (6.37%) Service Delivery
9 48 (5.88%) Service Management
10 41 (5.02%) Test Strategy
11 37 (4.53%) Configuration Management
11 37 (4.53%) Performance Testing
12 32 (3.92%) Validation
13 31 (3.80%) Asset Management
14 28 (3.43%) Migration
15 26 (3.19%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (2.94%) PRINCE2
16 24 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (2.94%) Incident Management
17 23 (2.82%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (18.26%) JavaScript
2 105 (12.87%) VB
3 96 (11.76%) C#
4 95 (11.64%) SQL
5 55 (6.74%) Java
6 37 (4.53%) PowerShell
7 35 (4.29%) VBScript
8 29 (3.55%) C
9 28 (3.43%) Perl
10 23 (2.82%) VBA
11 14 (1.72%) Korn
11 14 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.59%) Python
13 11 (1.35%) Ruby
14 8 (0.98%) PHP
14 8 (0.98%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.74%) C++
17 4 (0.49%) Bourne shell
18 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 402 (49.26%) Security Cleared
2 313 (38.36%) SC Cleared
3 215 (26.35%) ISTQB
4 136 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 128 (15.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 101 (12.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 78 (9.56%) Cisco Certification
8 68 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 56 (6.86%) ISEB
10 47 (5.76%) CCNA
11 31 (3.80%) MCITP
12 30 (3.68%) MCSE
13 27 (3.31%) Degree
14 20 (2.45%) CCNP
15 18 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (2.08%) MCP
17 15 (1.84%) MOS
18 12 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 9 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
20 7 (0.86%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.70%) QA
2 34 (4.17%) SLA
3 14 (1.72%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.61%) BS15000
5 4 (0.49%) COBIT
6 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 134 (16.42%) Active Directory
2 98 (12.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
3 35 (4.29%) vSphere
4 29 (3.55%) Hyper-V
5 19 (2.33%) NFS
5 19 (2.33%) XenApp
6 11 (1.35%) Nmap
6 11 (1.35%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.10%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.98%) vCloud
9 7 (0.86%) Sendmail
10 6 (0.74%) Postfix
10 6 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (0.74%) Squid
11 5 (0.61%) OCFS2
11 5 (0.61%) GPFS
12 4 (0.49%) Shibboleth
13 3 (0.37%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 159 (19.49%) HP Quality Center
2 49 (6.00%) SCCM
3 37 (4.53%) HP UCMDB
4 32 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 22 (2.70%) NetBackup
6 19 (2.33%) SCOM
7 18 (2.21%) HP SIM
7 18 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 17 (2.08%) Backup Exec
9 11 (1.35%) OpenView
9 11 (1.35%) Nessus
9 11 (1.35%) SAP Afaria
10 10 (1.23%) WSUS
11 9 (1.10%) MOM
11 9 (1.10%) OVSD
12 8 (0.98%) WMI
12 8 (0.98%) ARCserve
13 6 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 273 (33.46%) Microsoft
2 214 (26.23%) Oracle
3 154 (18.87%) VMware
4 141 (17.28%) Cisco
5 60 (7.35%) Citrix
6 46 (5.64%) IBM
7 45 (5.51%) NetApp
8 43 (5.27%) Red Hat
9 39 (4.78%) EMC
10 37 (4.53%) 3PAR
11 32 (3.92%) Juniper
12 31 (3.80%) McAfee
13 29 (3.55%) Dell
14 22 (2.70%) SAP
14 22 (2.70%) Symantec
15 18 (2.21%) Brocade
16 16 (1.96%) F5
17 15 (1.84%) CA
17 15 (1.84%) Hitachi
17 15 (1.84%) CheckPoint
Surrey
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £347 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.07 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £0 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £100 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago