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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 39 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 463 282 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.67% 3.31% 3.72%
As % of the Vendors category 9.58% 7.09% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 152 140
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £198 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £423 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 62
Average hourly rate £13.58 £15.00 £16.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% -10.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £11.50 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.25 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
4832 3979 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.76% 46.72% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2529 2038 1922
Average daily rate £365 £365 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 222 346
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 +19 224 £346 -1.07% 17
Berkshire +5 96 £325 +8.33% 23
Buckinghamshire +12 46 £290 +2.65% 11
Surrey -7 45 £250 -21.87% 12
West Sussex 0 14 £388 +210.00% 3
East Sussex +5 13 £400 +56.86% 1
Oxfordshire -32 7 £475 +216.66%
Kent -9 6 £350 +40.00% 3
Middlesex +1 2 £379 -5.31% 3
Sussex +1 2 £363 -27.50%
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 377 (42.08%) Security Cleared
2 358 (39.96%) Windows
3 316 (35.27%) Microsoft
4 279 (31.14%) SC Cleared
5 229 (25.56%) VMware
6 185 (20.65%) Active Directory
7 160 (17.86%) ITIL
8 150 (16.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 146 (16.29%) SAN
10 145 (16.18%) Oracle
11 141 (15.74%) HP Quality Center
12 139 (15.51%) Cisco
13 134 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 132 (14.73%) ISTQB
15 125 (13.95%) MS Excel
16 124 (13.84%) Windows Server 2003
17 123 (13.73%) Linux
18 122 (13.62%) DV Cleared
19 120 (13.39%) SQL
20 119 (13.28%) UNIX
21 113 (12.61%) HTML
22 110 (12.28%) TCP/IP
22 110 (12.28%) Project Management
23 103 (11.50%) JSP
24 101 (11.27%) JavaScript
24 101 (11.27%) Citrix
25 99 (11.05%) .NET
26 98 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
27 96 (10.71%) MS Office
28 94 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 74 (8.26%) MS Exchange
2 59 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.46%) IIS
4 20 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.67%) CMS
7 14 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (1.45%) Lync
9 9 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.78%) Apache
11 6 (0.67%) TeamSite
11 6 (0.67%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.56%) Confluence
12 5 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.56%) JBoss
13 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 125 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 96 (10.71%) MS Office
3 25 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.12%) MS Project
5 10 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 61 (6.81%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.45%) Exstream
4 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.33%) assyst
4 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.22%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.12%) SaaS
2 5 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.45%) PaaS
3 4 (0.45%) IaaS
4 3 (0.33%) Office 365
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 146 (16.29%) SAN
2 110 (12.28%) TCP/IP
3 82 (9.15%) Firewall
4 79 (8.82%) DNS
5 69 (7.70%) LAN
6 61 (6.81%) WAN
7 57 (6.36%) DHCP
8 35 (3.91%) SSL
9 32 (3.57%) SMS
10 29 (3.24%) VPN
11 28 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
13 23 (2.57%) Network Security
14 22 (2.46%) VLAN
15 19 (2.12%) SMTP
16 18 (2.01%) Internet
16 18 (2.01%) 3G
17 17 (1.90%) Wireshark
18 14 (1.56%) Wireless
18 14 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.47%) Oracle Reports
2 35 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.67%) MySQL
9 5 (0.56%) PowerCenter
10 4 (0.45%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.33%) DB2
12 2 (0.22%) SAP BW
13 1 (0.11%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (0.11%) Big Data
13 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.11%) DataStage
13 1 (0.11%) EDMS
13 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (5.58%) QuickTest Pro
2 30 (3.35%) LoadRunner
3 27 (3.01%) Selenium
4 24 (2.68%) MSI
5 17 (1.90%) StarTeam
6 15 (1.67%) JMeter
7 14 (1.56%) JUnit
8 12 (1.34%) JIRA
9 10 (1.12%) Maven
10 6 (0.67%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.67%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.56%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.56%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.56%) Zephyr
11 5 (0.56%) FitNesse
11 5 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.56%) Ant
12 4 (0.45%) TestDirector
12 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (8.26%) Finance
2 49 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.12%) Billing
4 13 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 13 (1.45%) Retail
5 9 (1.00%) Marketing
5 9 (1.00%) Banking
6 7 (0.78%) Electronics
7 5 (0.56%) Automotive
7 5 (0.56%) Legal
8 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.33%) Back Office
9 2 (0.22%) Publishing
9 2 (0.22%) Military
9 2 (0.22%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.11%) German Language
10 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.11%) Games
10 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 160 (17.86%) Analyst
2 82 (9.15%) Test Analyst
3 61 (6.81%) Support Engineer
4 52 (5.80%) Tester
5 49 (5.47%) Architect
5 49 (5.47%) Network Engineer
6 42 (4.69%) Consultant
7 39 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 38 (4.24%) Test Manager
9 35 (3.91%) Administrator
10 34 (3.79%) Test Leader
11 33 (3.68%) Support Analyst
12 32 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
13 29 (3.24%) Desktop Support
14 23 (2.57%) Systems Engineer
15 22 (2.46%) Systems Administrator
16 21 (2.34%) Server Engineer
16 21 (2.34%) Test Specialist
17 20 (2.23%) Service Analyst
17 20 (2.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (12.61%) HTML
2 103 (11.50%) JSP
3 99 (11.05%) .NET
4 90 (10.04%) ASP.NET
5 27 (3.01%) XML
6 18 (2.01%) Web Services
7 11 (1.23%) CSS
7 11 (1.23%) WAP
8 9 (1.00%) OLE
9 8 (0.89%) Middleware
10 7 (0.78%) REST
10 7 (0.78%) Software Packaging
11 6 (0.67%) XSLT
11 6 (0.67%) jQuery
11 6 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (0.56%) HTML5
12 5 (0.56%) CSS3
12 5 (0.56%) Spring MVC
12 5 (0.56%) Application Packaging
12 5 (0.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.91%) Clustering
3 29 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 15 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 15 (1.67%) Replication
6 12 (1.34%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.23%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.23%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.00%) HACMP
9 9 (1.00%) e-Health
10 8 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (0.78%) iPad
11 7 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.78%) PKI
11 7 (0.78%) EMC Centera
12 6 (0.67%) PMI
12 6 (0.67%) iPhone
12 6 (0.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 358 (39.96%) Windows
2 150 (16.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 124 (13.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 123 (13.73%) Linux
5 119 (13.28%) UNIX
6 90 (10.04%) Windows 7
7 53 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 41 (4.58%) Windows XP
10 27 (3.01%) AIX
11 17 (1.90%) Windows Vista
12 16 (1.79%) HPUX
12 16 (1.79%) Solaris
13 12 (1.34%) Windows 2000
14 9 (1.00%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.56%) VMS
16 4 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.33%) NetWare
18 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.22%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (17.86%) ITIL
2 110 (12.28%) Project Management
3 93 (10.38%) Test Scripting
4 82 (9.15%) Knowledge Management
5 68 (7.59%) Migration
6 49 (5.47%) Test Automation
7 48 (5.36%) Service Delivery
8 46 (5.13%) Software Testing
9 43 (4.80%) Configuration Management
9 43 (4.80%) Incident Management
10 41 (4.58%) CRM
11 39 (4.35%) Mentoring
12 37 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (3.79%) Problem Management
14 33 (3.68%) Service Management
15 30 (3.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (3.13%) Validation
16 28 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
17 27 (3.01%) Functional Testing
18 26 (2.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 120 (13.39%) SQL
2 101 (11.27%) JavaScript
3 55 (6.14%) PowerShell
4 51 (5.69%) VB
5 33 (3.68%) C
6 32 (3.57%) C#
7 23 (2.57%) Java
7 23 (2.57%) VBScript
8 21 (2.34%) Perl
9 18 (2.01%) VBA
10 16 (1.79%) Korn
11 12 (1.34%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.12%) Bourne shell
13 6 (0.67%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.56%) Python
15 4 (0.45%) PHP
15 4 (0.45%) C++
15 4 (0.45%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.33%) Ruby
17 2 (0.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 377 (42.08%) Security Cleared
2 279 (31.14%) SC Cleared
3 132 (14.73%) ISTQB
4 122 (13.62%) DV Cleared
5 94 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 78 (8.71%) Cisco Certification
7 75 (8.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 64 (7.14%) MCSE
9 61 (6.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 51 (5.69%) CCNA
11 44 (4.91%) ISEB
12 36 (4.02%) Degree
13 33 (3.68%) MCITP
14 30 (3.35%) CCNP
14 30 (3.35%) MCP
15 18 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (1.67%) MCSA
18 9 (1.00%) HNC
18 9 (1.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.03%) SLA
2 44 (4.91%) QA
3 16 (1.79%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.56%) WCAG
5 2 (0.22%) BS15000
5 2 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) GAMP
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 185 (20.65%) Active Directory
2 134 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (6.58%) vSphere
4 38 (4.24%) Hyper-V
5 26 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (2.34%) NFS
7 20 (2.23%) VMware ESX
8 17 (1.90%) XenApp
9 13 (1.45%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.00%) vCloud
11 8 (0.89%) Nmap
11 8 (0.89%) Firmware
12 6 (0.67%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (0.67%) KVM
13 5 (0.56%) XenServer
13 5 (0.56%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (0.45%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 141 (15.74%) HP Quality Center
2 61 (6.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 51 (5.69%) SCCM
4 26 (2.90%) NetBackup
4 26 (2.90%) HP SIM
5 22 (2.46%) OpenView
5 22 (2.46%) ARCserve
6 20 (2.23%) Nagios
6 20 (2.23%) SCOM
7 18 (2.01%) Backup Exec
8 17 (1.90%) Tivoli
9 11 (1.23%) HP UCMDB
10 10 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
10 10 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
10 10 (1.12%) Puppet
11 8 (0.89%) Nessus
11 8 (0.89%) Netcool
12 7 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (0.78%) WSUS
13 6 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 316 (35.27%) Microsoft
2 229 (25.56%) VMware
3 145 (16.18%) Oracle
4 139 (15.51%) Cisco
5 101 (11.27%) Citrix
6 67 (7.48%) IBM
7 58 (6.47%) Red Hat
8 56 (6.25%) McAfee
8 56 (6.25%) 3PAR
9 55 (6.14%) EMC
10 49 (5.47%) NetApp
11 47 (5.25%) Dell
12 39 (4.35%) Juniper
13 38 (4.24%) Symantec
14 35 (3.91%) CA
15 30 (3.35%) CheckPoint
16 27 (3.01%) SAP
17 22 (2.46%) Sun
18 20 (2.23%) Remedy
18 20 (2.23%) Brocade
Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £13 - £21.8 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £139 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £9 - £13.7 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Telecom-Pro Services
Rate: From £12 to £18 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £40.00 - £53.00 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago