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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 35 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 467 366 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.69% 3.93% 3.74%
As % of the Vendors category 10.16% 8.28% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 175 166
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 45
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.50 £15.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.47 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £30.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £14.56
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -5.53%
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
4597 4421 4206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.21% 47.52% 49.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2468 2221 2068
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 261 331
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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
Hampshire -11 138 £375 +15.38% 19
Berkshire +27 114 £300 - 24
Buckinghamshire +18 76 £338 +3.84% 9
Surrey +13 53 £395 +21.53% 15
West Sussex +22 50 £400 +6.66% 6
Oxfordshire -4 17 £375 +114.28% 3
Kent +1 7 £325 -16.12% 6
East Sussex -16 5 £325 +160.00% 7
Middlesex +8 4 - - 1
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 366 (40.58%) Security Cleared
2 362 (40.13%) Windows
3 295 (32.71%) Microsoft
4 281 (31.15%) SC Cleared
5 225 (24.94%) VMware
6 181 (20.07%) ITIL
7 178 (19.73%) Active Directory
8 169 (18.74%) SAN
9 158 (17.52%) SQL
10 146 (16.19%) HP Quality Center
11 145 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 143 (15.85%) DV Cleared
13 139 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 134 (14.86%) MS Excel
15 132 (14.63%) Cisco
16 124 (13.75%) Linux
17 112 (12.42%) Migration
18 109 (12.08%) ISTQB
19 106 (11.75%) Windows Server 2003
20 95 (10.53%) HTML
20 95 (10.53%) Oracle
21 94 (10.42%) UNIX
22 91 (10.09%) Project Management
23 90 (9.98%) Microsoft Certification
23 90 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012
24 89 (9.87%) MS Office
25 86 (9.53%) Test Scripting
26 85 (9.42%) Finance
27 84 (9.31%) SCCM
28 83 (9.20%) Firewall

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 54 (5.99%) MS Exchange
2 41 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 34 (3.77%) CMS
4 31 (3.44%) IIS
5 23 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (1.88%) Apache
8 16 (1.77%) Lync
8 16 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.67%) MS Project Server
11 6 (0.67%) Confluence
11 6 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.67%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.33%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.33%) JBoss
13 3 (0.33%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 134 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 89 (9.87%) MS Office
3 27 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.77%) MS Project
5 13 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (4.32%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.67%) Exstream
3 5 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.44%) Optimost
4 4 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.33%) Changepoint
5 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.11%) Primavera
7 1 (0.11%) Endur
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.11%) assyst
7 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.55%) Office 365
2 9 (1.00%) SaaS
3 7 (0.78%) PaaS
4 6 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.44%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.44%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 169 (18.74%) SAN
2 83 (9.20%) Firewall
3 71 (7.87%) TCP/IP
4 55 (6.10%) DNS
5 50 (5.54%) LAN
6 47 (5.21%) WAN
7 43 (4.77%) DHCP
8 31 (3.44%) Wireless
9 27 (2.99%) VPN
10 23 (2.55%) VoIP
11 21 (2.33%) GSM
12 20 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
13 17 (1.88%) SMS
13 17 (1.88%) NAS
14 16 (1.77%) SSL
15 15 (1.66%) 3G
15 15 (1.66%) iSCSI
16 14 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (1.55%) Ethernet
17 13 (1.44%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
3 17 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.44%) DB2
6 7 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (0.78%) SAP BW
7 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (0.55%) SAP HANA
8 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.44%) VoltDB
9 4 (0.44%) Big Data
9 4 (0.44%) MySQL
10 3 (0.33%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (0.33%) PowerCenter
10 3 (0.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 28 (3.10%) MSI
2 25 (2.77%) LoadRunner
3 23 (2.55%) JMeter
4 20 (2.22%) JIRA
5 18 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (1.66%) Selenium
7 12 (1.33%) StarTeam
8 8 (0.89%) SoapUI
9 7 (0.78%) Maven
9 7 (0.78%) Ant
9 7 (0.78%) JUnit
10 6 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.44%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.44%) eggPlant
11 4 (0.44%) Gerrit
11 4 (0.44%) Wise Package Studio
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.33%) Subversion
12 3 (0.33%) TestDirector
12 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 85 (9.42%) Finance
2 57 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 13 (1.44%) Manufacturing
3 13 (1.44%) Marketing
4 11 (1.22%) Billing
4 11 (1.22%) Banking
5 10 (1.11%) Retail
6 7 (0.78%) Automotive
7 4 (0.44%) Online Betting
7 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.44%) Back Office
8 3 (0.33%) Publishing
8 3 (0.33%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.11%) Law
10 1 (0.11%) Electronics
10 1 (0.11%) Military
10 1 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 130 (14.41%) Analyst
2 65 (7.21%) Architect
3 64 (7.10%) Test Analyst
4 52 (5.76%) Tester
5 51 (5.65%) Consultant
6 49 (5.43%) Support Engineer
7 46 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 37 (4.10%) Test Manager
8 37 (4.10%) Server Engineer
9 29 (3.22%) Network Engineer
10 26 (2.88%) Developer
11 25 (2.77%) Support Analyst
12 24 (2.66%) Wintel Engineer
13 23 (2.55%) Test Specialist
13 23 (2.55%) Infrastructure Architect
14 22 (2.44%) Test Leader
15 21 (2.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 21 (2.33%) Administrator
15 21 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
16 20 (2.22%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (10.53%) HTML
2 58 (6.43%) .NET
3 56 (6.21%) JSP
4 54 (5.99%) XML
5 51 (5.65%) ASP.NET
6 31 (3.44%) CSS
7 29 (3.22%) Web Services
8 24 (2.66%) Application Packaging
9 17 (1.88%) Middleware
10 7 (0.78%) XSLT
10 7 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (0.78%) REST
10 7 (0.78%) jQuery
11 6 (0.67%) Spring MVC
11 6 (0.67%) HTML5
11 6 (0.67%) CSS3
11 6 (0.67%) SOAP
11 6 (0.67%) Struts
11 6 (0.67%) Spring
12 5 (0.55%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.31%) Clustering
2 54 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.77%) CMDB
5 22 (2.44%) Private Cloud
6 20 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 18 (2.00%) Replication
8 16 (1.77%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (1.33%) PMI
10 12 (1.33%) HACMP
11 9 (1.00%) e-Health
11 9 (1.00%) PKI
12 7 (0.78%) Economics
12 7 (0.78%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.67%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.67%) W3C
13 6 (0.67%) CLARiiON
14 5 (0.55%) EMC Centera
14 5 (0.55%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 362 (40.13%) Windows
2 145 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 124 (13.75%) Linux
4 106 (11.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 94 (10.42%) UNIX
6 90 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 77 (8.54%) Windows 7
8 27 (2.99%) AIX
9 26 (2.88%) HPUX
10 23 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (2.44%) Windows Vista
12 20 (2.22%) Solaris
13 18 (2.00%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.11%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.00%) CentOS
16 7 (0.78%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.78%) NetWare
16 7 (0.78%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.55%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (20.07%) ITIL
2 112 (12.42%) Migration
3 91 (10.09%) Project Management
4 86 (9.53%) Test Scripting
5 82 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
6 73 (8.09%) Service Management
7 50 (5.54%) Configuration Management
8 47 (5.21%) Incident Management
9 46 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 44 (4.88%) ITSM
11 43 (4.77%) Software Testing
12 41 (4.55%) Service Delivery
13 35 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (3.77%) Security Testing
15 33 (3.66%) Data Migration
16 32 (3.55%) Test Management
17 30 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
19 28 (3.10%) Change Control
20 27 (2.99%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 158 (17.52%) SQL
2 76 (8.43%) PowerShell
3 63 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 53 (5.88%) Java
5 30 (3.33%) VBScript
6 24 (2.66%) VBA
7 21 (2.33%) C
8 20 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 17 (1.88%) Perl
10 15 (1.66%) PL/SQL
10 15 (1.66%) VB
11 10 (1.11%) Korn
11 10 (1.11%) Bash Shell
12 8 (0.89%) Python
12 8 (0.89%) C++
13 7 (0.78%) C#
14 6 (0.67%) ABAP
15 3 (0.33%) PHP
16 2 (0.22%) COBOL
16 2 (0.22%) RPG
Qualifications
1 366 (40.58%) Security Cleared
2 281 (31.15%) SC Cleared
3 143 (15.85%) DV Cleared
4 109 (12.08%) ISTQB
5 90 (9.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 71 (7.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 61 (6.76%) ISEB
8 54 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
9 51 (5.65%) MCSE
10 38 (4.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 37 (4.10%) MCITP
12 31 (3.44%) Degree
13 27 (2.99%) MCP
14 23 (2.55%) CCNA
15 19 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (1.66%) CCNP
17 13 (1.44%) MCSA
17 13 (1.44%) PMI Certification
18 11 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 9 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.43%) SLA
2 29 (3.22%) QA
3 10 (1.11%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.67%) WCAG
5 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) GAMP
6 1 (0.11%) GxP
6 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.11%) DO-254
6 1 (0.11%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.11%) ARP4761
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 178 (19.73%) Active Directory
2 139 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (7.65%) Hyper-V
4 65 (7.21%) vSphere
5 23 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (2.33%) VMware ESX
7 17 (1.88%) XenApp
8 14 (1.55%) NFS
8 14 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (1.33%) XenServer
10 11 (1.22%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.78%) vCloud
11 7 (0.78%) GPFS
12 5 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.55%) Postfix
13 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.44%) Samba
14 3 (0.33%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.33%) UAG
14 3 (0.33%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 146 (16.19%) HP Quality Center
2 84 (9.31%) SCCM
3 72 (7.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 29 (3.22%) OVSD
5 24 (2.66%) OpenView
6 21 (2.33%) SCOM
7 19 (2.11%) Tivoli
8 18 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
9 16 (1.77%) WSUS
10 12 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
11 11 (1.22%) ARCserve
12 10 (1.11%) HP SIM
13 8 (0.89%) HP UCMDB
14 7 (0.78%) Nagios
14 7 (0.78%) TeamSite
15 6 (0.67%) vMotion
15 6 (0.67%) Backup Exec
16 5 (0.55%) NetBackup
16 5 (0.55%) FortiGate
16 5 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 295 (32.71%) Microsoft
2 225 (24.94%) VMware
3 132 (14.63%) Cisco
4 95 (10.53%) Oracle
5 74 (8.20%) Citrix
6 67 (7.43%) IBM
7 60 (6.65%) 3PAR
8 59 (6.54%) NetApp
9 57 (6.32%) Dell
10 52 (5.76%) McAfee
11 41 (4.55%) CA
12 39 (4.32%) EMC
13 37 (4.10%) Red Hat
14 30 (3.33%) Symantec
14 30 (3.33%) BMC
15 27 (2.99%) SAP
16 25 (2.77%) Juniper
17 24 (2.66%) Brocade
18 22 (2.44%) Lumension
18 22 (2.44%) F5
West Sussex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
People Source
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £10 - £20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Vivate Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Vivate Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £290 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salt
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Wisborough Green, Billingshurst
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: £25,000 - £30,000 depending on experience (Pro Rata)
Posted: 22 days ago