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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 45 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing HP 405 446 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.03% 4.80% 3.62%
As % of the Vendors category 8.41% 10.32% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 220 154
Average daily rate
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£366 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.56% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +11.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.51 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £36.00 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +8.03%
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
4815 4321 4226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.90% 46.51% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2753 2239 2134
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 243 262
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.67 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Berkshire +2 115 £325 +8.33% 23
Hampshire -27 100 £375 +11.11% 6
Surrey +31 84 £400 +33.33% 13
Buckinghamshire +8 56 £310 -11.42% 5
West Sussex -10 16 £340 +27.10% 2
East Sussex +4 13 £330 +28.15% 2
Oxfordshire -25 10 £313 -0.79% 3
Kent 0 7 £375 +158.62% 3
Sussex - 2 £400 -
Middlesex -2 1 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 312 (38.14%) Security Cleared
2 251 (30.68%) SC Cleared
3 246 (30.07%) Windows
4 244 (29.83%) Microsoft
5 198 (24.21%) VMware
6 190 (23.23%) ITIL
7 173 (21.15%) SQL
8 167 (20.42%) Active Directory
9 160 (19.56%) HP Quality Center
10 149 (18.22%) Cisco
11 134 (16.38%) SAN
11 134 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 120 (14.67%) UNIX
13 111 (13.57%) MS Excel
14 110 (13.45%) Oracle
15 108 (13.20%) Test Scripting
16 107 (13.08%) ISTQB
17 106 (12.96%) XML
18 101 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
19 99 (12.10%) HTML
20 94 (11.49%) DV Cleared
21 93 (11.37%) Linux
21 93 (11.37%) Citrix
22 90 (11.00%) Telecoms
23 89 (10.88%) Finance
23 89 (10.88%) Firewall
24 88 (10.76%) Test Management
24 88 (10.76%) Data Centre
25 87 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
26 85 (10.39%) MS Office

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 62 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 32 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (3.79%) SharePoint
4 27 (3.30%) CMS
5 20 (2.44%) IIS
6 18 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (2.20%) Lync
7 12 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.73%) Apache
11 5 (0.61%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.37%) WordPress
12 3 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.24%) Eucalyptus
13 2 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 111 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 85 (10.39%) MS Office
3 35 (4.28%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.32%) MS Project
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.12%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 19 (2.32%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.49%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.49%) Endur
5 3 (0.37%) assyst
5 3 (0.37%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
6 2 (0.24%) Optimost
6 2 (0.24%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.12%) Exstream
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.32%) Office 365
3 16 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.22%) SaaS
4 10 (1.22%) IaaS
5 7 (0.86%) PaaS
6 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.24%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.24%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 134 (16.38%) SAN
2 89 (10.88%) Firewall
3 79 (9.66%) TCP/IP
4 59 (7.21%) DNS
5 47 (5.75%) LAN
6 46 (5.62%) DHCP
7 43 (5.26%) WAN
8 33 (4.03%) VLAN
9 27 (3.30%) VoIP
10 26 (3.18%) Wireless
11 25 (3.06%) VPN
11 25 (3.06%) Internet
12 23 (2.81%) 3G
12 23 (2.81%) Ethernet
12 23 (2.81%) VoLTE
13 21 (2.57%) 4G
14 19 (2.32%) Network Security
14 19 (2.32%) NAS
15 17 (2.08%) GSM
15 17 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.79%) Oracle Database
3 23 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
4 19 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (2.08%) MySQL
6 10 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (0.98%) Big Data
8 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.73%) DB2
11 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.61%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.61%) DbVisualizer
12 4 (0.49%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.49%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.24%) MS Access
14 2 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 47 (5.75%) SoapUI
2 46 (5.62%) HP UFT
3 38 (4.65%) Selenium
4 18 (2.20%) LoadRunner
5 17 (2.08%) WebDriver
6 12 (1.47%) Subversion
7 10 (1.22%) JMeter
7 10 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (1.10%) JIRA
8 9 (1.10%) TestNG
8 9 (1.10%) MSI
9 8 (0.98%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.86%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.61%) Wise Package Studio
12 5 (0.61%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (0.49%) StarTeam
General
1 90 (11.00%) Telecoms
2 89 (10.88%) Finance
3 19 (2.32%) Retail
4 14 (1.71%) Banking
5 11 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.10%) Marketing
6 9 (1.10%) Military
7 8 (0.98%) Automotive
8 6 (0.73%) Back Office
8 6 (0.73%) Electronics
8 6 (0.73%) Online Betting
9 5 (0.61%) Billing
10 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.37%) Publishing
11 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Advertising
12 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 177 (21.64%) Analyst
2 98 (11.98%) Test Analyst
3 65 (7.95%) Architect
4 52 (6.36%) Support Engineer
5 48 (5.87%) Consultant
6 46 (5.62%) Tester
7 42 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 35 (4.28%) Test Manager
9 31 (3.79%) Developer
10 29 (3.55%) Network Engineer
11 27 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
12 26 (3.18%) Test Leader
12 26 (3.18%) ServiceNow Developer
13 24 (2.93%) Support Analyst
14 23 (2.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 22 (2.69%) 3rd Line Support
16 21 (2.57%) Wintel Engineer
16 21 (2.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 20 (2.44%) Project Manager
18 19 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (12.96%) XML
2 99 (12.10%) HTML
3 55 (6.72%) .NET
4 54 (6.60%) JSP
5 51 (6.23%) SOAP
6 44 (5.38%) XML Messaging
7 40 (4.89%) CSS
7 40 (4.89%) ASP.NET
8 31 (3.79%) Web Services
9 8 (0.98%) Application Packaging
10 7 (0.86%) J2EE
11 5 (0.61%) Flash
12 4 (0.49%) Middleware
12 4 (0.49%) JSON
13 3 (0.37%) Ajax
13 3 (0.37%) CGI
14 2 (0.24%) XSD
14 2 (0.24%) X-Windows
14 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
14 2 (0.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (10.76%) Data Centre
2 58 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.16%) Clustering
4 33 (4.03%) CMDB
5 32 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.32%) Replication
6 19 (2.32%) Client/Server
6 19 (2.32%) Enterprise Storage
7 15 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.59%) Smart Meter
9 12 (1.47%) PMI
10 10 (1.22%) Economics
10 10 (1.22%) HP Storage
10 10 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
11 8 (0.98%) EqualLogic
12 7 (0.86%) HACMP
13 6 (0.73%) DTV
13 6 (0.73%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.73%) HP StoreVirtual
14 5 (0.61%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 246 (30.07%) Windows
2 120 (14.67%) UNIX
3 101 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 93 (11.37%) Linux
5 87 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (5.87%) Windows 7
8 23 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (2.81%) Solaris
9 16 (1.96%) AIX
10 13 (1.59%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.47%) HPUX
12 11 (1.34%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.86%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.49%) CentOS
14 4 (0.49%) Android
15 3 (0.37%) SUSE
15 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (23.23%) ITIL
2 108 (13.20%) Test Scripting
3 88 (10.76%) Test Management
4 80 (9.78%) Service Management
5 77 (9.41%) Project Management
6 71 (8.68%) Migration
7 61 (7.46%) ITSM
8 55 (6.72%) Knowledge Management
9 51 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (6.23%) Use Case
10 48 (5.87%) Test Planning
11 46 (5.62%) Change Management
11 46 (5.62%) Validation
12 45 (5.50%) Test Automation
13 44 (5.38%) Configuration Management
14 43 (5.26%) Service Delivery
15 42 (5.13%) Incident Management
16 40 (4.89%) Security Testing
17 38 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
18 33 (4.03%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 173 (21.15%) SQL
2 78 (9.54%) PowerShell
3 75 (9.17%) Java
4 53 (6.48%) JavaScript
5 40 (4.89%) Perl
6 37 (4.52%) PL/SQL
7 35 (4.28%) VBScript
8 29 (3.55%) Shell Script
9 24 (2.93%) VB
10 13 (1.59%) VBA
11 12 (1.47%) C
12 10 (1.22%) C#
13 7 (0.86%) Python
14 6 (0.73%) C++
14 6 (0.73%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.49%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.24%) PHP
16 2 (0.24%) Ada
16 2 (0.24%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.24%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 312 (38.14%) Security Cleared
2 251 (30.68%) SC Cleared
3 107 (13.08%) ISTQB
4 94 (11.49%) DV Cleared
5 77 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 68 (8.31%) ISEB
7 61 (7.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 47 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
9 46 (5.62%) MCSE
10 43 (5.26%) Degree
11 31 (3.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 29 (3.55%) MCITP
13 27 (3.30%) MCP
14 26 (3.18%) CCNA
15 21 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (2.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 20 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 17 (2.08%) CCNP
18 16 (1.96%) MCSA
19 13 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.23%) SLA
2 42 (5.13%) QA
3 8 (0.98%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 5 (0.61%) GAMP
4 5 (0.61%) GxP
5 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.49%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.49%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.49%) DO-254
5 4 (0.49%) ARP4754
5 4 (0.49%) ARP4761
6 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 167 (20.42%) Active Directory
2 134 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (9.41%) vSphere
4 34 (4.16%) Hyper-V
5 33 (4.03%) VMware ESX
6 31 (3.79%) XenApp
7 22 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.10%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.86%) DFS Replication
9 7 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.73%) NFS
11 4 (0.49%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.49%) Samba
11 4 (0.49%) XenServer
11 4 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.37%) UAG
12 3 (0.37%) vCloud
12 3 (0.37%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 160 (19.56%) HP Quality Center
2 60 (7.33%) SCCM
3 33 (4.03%) OVSD
4 31 (3.79%) OpenView
5 29 (3.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 23 (2.81%) SCOM
7 16 (1.96%) WSUS
8 15 (1.83%) NetBackup
8 15 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
9 12 (1.47%) HP NNM
10 8 (0.98%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.98%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 8 (0.98%) vMotion
11 7 (0.86%) Puppet
11 7 (0.86%) HP UCMDB
11 7 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.86%) Cacti
12 6 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 244 (29.83%) Microsoft
2 198 (24.21%) VMware
3 149 (18.22%) Cisco
4 110 (13.45%) Oracle
5 93 (11.37%) Citrix
6 57 (6.97%) IBM
7 55 (6.72%) 3PAR
8 43 (5.26%) NetApp
9 42 (5.13%) CA
10 41 (5.01%) Red Hat
11 40 (4.89%) Dell
12 39 (4.77%) BMC
13 36 (4.40%) EMC
13 36 (4.40%) Symantec
14 35 (4.28%) McAfee
15 32 (3.91%) ServiceNow
16 26 (3.18%) Brocade
16 26 (3.18%) SAP
17 20 (2.44%) F5
18 19 (2.32%) Juniper
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