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 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 35 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing HP 440 347 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.72% 3.88% 3.91%
As % of the Vendors category 10.18% 8.20% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 159 155
Average daily rate
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£358 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £174 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £328 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 9 49
Average hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £15.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £12.30 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £33.00 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.29%
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
4322 4234 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.32% 47.29% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 2139 2035
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 251 323
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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 22 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 22 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 22 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 -14 123 £350 +7.69% 14
Berkshire +32 119 £289 -3.75% 26
Buckinghamshire +33 90 £326 +0.38% 9
Surrey +18 59 £440 +35.38% 14
West Sussex -2 22 £375 - 4
Oxfordshire -15 11 £361 +3.21% 2
Kent +12 9 £469 +76.88% 5
East Sussex -16 5 £325 +160.00% 7
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 358 (40.09%) Security Cleared
2 352 (39.42%) Windows
3 296 (33.15%) Microsoft
4 276 (30.91%) SC Cleared
5 224 (25.08%) VMware
6 192 (21.50%) ITIL
7 182 (20.38%) Active Directory
8 169 (18.92%) SQL
9 162 (18.14%) SAN
10 150 (16.80%) HP Quality Center
11 141 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 140 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 140 (15.68%) DV Cleared
13 133 (14.89%) MS Excel
14 127 (14.22%) Cisco
15 121 (13.55%) Linux
16 107 (11.98%) Migration
17 103 (11.53%) Windows Server 2003
18 102 (11.42%) ISTQB
19 100 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
19 100 (11.20%) UNIX
20 99 (11.09%) HTML
21 91 (10.19%) Finance
21 91 (10.19%) SCCM
22 90 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
23 89 (9.97%) MS Office
24 87 (9.74%) Service Management
24 87 (9.74%) PowerShell
25 82 (9.18%) Test Scripting
25 82 (9.18%) Oracle

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 56 (6.27%) MS Exchange
2 45 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 39 (4.37%) CMS
4 35 (3.92%) IIS
5 24 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (2.13%) Lync
8 18 (2.02%) Apache
9 17 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.67%) MS Project Server
12 6 (0.67%) Confluence
12 6 (0.67%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.56%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.34%) JBoss
15 3 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 133 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 89 (9.97%) MS Office
3 25 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.79%) MS Project
5 15 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.67%) Exstream
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.45%) Optimost
5 4 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.34%) Changepoint
6 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.11%) Primavera
8 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.11%) Endur
8 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.90%) Office 365
2 8 (0.90%) SaaS
3 6 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.67%) PaaS
4 4 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.45%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 162 (18.14%) SAN
2 74 (8.29%) Firewall
3 65 (7.28%) TCP/IP
4 60 (6.72%) DNS
5 44 (4.93%) DHCP
6 43 (4.82%) LAN
7 42 (4.70%) WAN
8 30 (3.36%) Wireless
9 24 (2.69%) VPN
10 22 (2.46%) VoIP
11 21 (2.35%) GSM
11 21 (2.35%) 3G
12 19 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
12 19 (2.13%) 4G
13 18 (2.02%) NAS
13 18 (2.02%) SMS
14 16 (1.79%) Ethernet
15 14 (1.57%) iSCSI
16 13 (1.46%) SS7
16 13 (1.46%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
3 19 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.46%) DB2
5 13 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.01%) MySQL
7 7 (0.78%) SAP BW
8 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (0.56%) SAP HANA
9 5 (0.56%) DbVisualizer
9 5 (0.56%) Big Data
9 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.45%) VoltDB
10 4 (0.45%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 23 (2.58%) MSI
1 23 (2.58%) QuickTest Pro
1 23 (2.58%) LoadRunner
2 21 (2.35%) JIRA
3 20 (2.24%) JMeter
4 18 (2.02%) Selenium
5 13 (1.46%) SoapUI
6 11 (1.23%) StarTeam
7 7 (0.78%) Ant
7 7 (0.78%) JUnit
7 7 (0.78%) Maven
8 6 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.67%) Subversion
9 5 (0.56%) Wise Package Studio
10 4 (0.45%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.45%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.45%) eggPlant
10 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.45%) Gerrit
10 4 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 91 (10.19%) Finance
2 58 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 15 (1.68%) Manufacturing
3 15 (1.68%) Marketing
4 12 (1.34%) Banking
5 11 (1.23%) Retail
5 11 (1.23%) Billing
6 8 (0.90%) Automotive
7 4 (0.45%) Online Betting
7 4 (0.45%) Back Office
8 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.34%) Electronics
8 3 (0.34%) Publishing
8 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.22%) Games
9 2 (0.22%) Military
10 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.11%) Law
10 1 (0.11%) Legal
10 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 122 (13.66%) Analyst
2 71 (7.95%) Architect
3 62 (6.94%) Test Analyst
4 53 (5.94%) Consultant
5 50 (5.60%) Tester
6 48 (5.38%) Support Engineer
7 44 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 37 (4.14%) Server Engineer
8 37 (4.14%) Test Manager
9 30 (3.36%) Developer
10 29 (3.25%) Wintel Engineer
10 29 (3.25%) Test Leader
11 26 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
12 25 (2.80%) Network Engineer
13 24 (2.69%) Test Specialist
14 23 (2.58%) Infrastructure Architect
15 22 (2.46%) ServiceNow Developer
16 21 (2.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 21 (2.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 20 (2.24%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (11.09%) HTML
2 71 (7.95%) XML
3 53 (5.94%) .NET
4 51 (5.71%) JSP
5 45 (5.04%) ASP.NET
6 37 (4.14%) CSS
7 36 (4.03%) Web Services
8 24 (2.69%) Application Packaging
9 15 (1.68%) Middleware
10 10 (1.12%) XML Messaging
10 10 (1.12%) SOAP
11 7 (0.78%) XSLT
11 7 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (0.78%) REST
11 7 (0.78%) jQuery
12 6 (0.67%) Spring MVC
12 6 (0.67%) CSS3
12 6 (0.67%) HTML5
12 6 (0.67%) Spring
12 6 (0.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.51%) Clustering
2 62 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 30 (3.36%) CMDB
5 23 (2.58%) Client/Server
6 22 (2.46%) Private Cloud
7 17 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.57%) Replication
9 13 (1.46%) HACMP
10 12 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
11 11 (1.23%) PMI
12 9 (1.01%) Smart Meter
13 8 (0.90%) Economics
14 7 (0.78%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.78%) e-Health
14 7 (0.78%) EqualLogic
15 6 (0.67%) CLARiiON
15 6 (0.67%) W3C
16 5 (0.56%) EMC Centera
16 5 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 352 (39.42%) Windows
2 141 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (13.55%) Linux
4 103 (11.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 100 (11.20%) UNIX
6 90 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 79 (8.85%) Windows 7
8 27 (3.02%) AIX
9 25 (2.80%) HPUX
10 22 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (2.35%) Solaris
12 20 (2.24%) Windows XP
13 16 (1.79%) Windows Vista
14 9 (1.01%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.90%) CentOS
15 8 (0.90%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.78%) NetWare
16 7 (0.78%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.56%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (21.50%) ITIL
2 107 (11.98%) Migration
3 87 (9.74%) Service Management
4 82 (9.18%) Test Scripting
5 77 (8.62%) Project Management
6 75 (8.40%) Knowledge Management
7 53 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 51 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 51 (5.71%) ITSM
9 44 (4.93%) Configuration Management
10 40 (4.48%) Test Management
11 39 (4.37%) Software Testing
12 37 (4.14%) Service Delivery
13 35 (3.92%) Security Testing
14 33 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (3.58%) Software Delivery
16 31 (3.47%) Change Control
17 30 (3.36%) Data Migration
18 29 (3.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (18.92%) SQL
2 87 (9.74%) PowerShell
3 64 (7.17%) Java
4 60 (6.72%) JavaScript
5 36 (4.03%) VBScript
6 23 (2.58%) Shell Script
7 22 (2.46%) VBA
7 22 (2.46%) C
8 19 (2.13%) Perl
9 17 (1.90%) VB
10 16 (1.79%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.34%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.01%) Python
12 9 (1.01%) Korn
13 8 (0.90%) C#
13 8 (0.90%) C++
14 6 (0.67%) ABAP
15 3 (0.34%) PHP
16 2 (0.22%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.11%) RPG
Qualifications
1 358 (40.09%) Security Cleared
2 276 (30.91%) SC Cleared
3 140 (15.68%) DV Cleared
4 102 (11.42%) ISTQB
5 100 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 71 (7.95%) ISEB
7 66 (7.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 54 (6.05%) MCSE
9 51 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
10 40 (4.48%) MCITP
11 37 (4.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 33 (3.70%) Degree
13 26 (2.91%) MCP
14 19 (2.13%) CCNA
15 17 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (1.57%) MCSA
17 12 (1.34%) PMI Certification
18 11 (1.23%) CCNP
19 9 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.27%) SLA
2 33 (3.70%) QA
3 10 (1.12%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.67%) WCAG
5 2 (0.22%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.22%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.22%) DO-254
5 2 (0.22%) ARP4754
5 2 (0.22%) ARP4761
5 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) GAMP
6 1 (0.11%) GxP
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 182 (20.38%) Active Directory
2 140 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (8.73%) Hyper-V
3 78 (8.73%) vSphere
4 24 (2.69%) VMware ESX
5 22 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (2.35%) XenApp
7 13 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (1.34%) NFS
9 9 (1.01%) XenServer
9 9 (1.01%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.78%) GPFS
11 6 (0.67%) vCloud
12 5 (0.56%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.56%) Postfix
13 4 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.45%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.45%) UAG
13 4 (0.45%) Samba
14 3 (0.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 150 (16.80%) HP Quality Center
2 91 (10.19%) SCCM
3 71 (7.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 37 (4.14%) OVSD
5 35 (3.92%) OpenView
6 28 (3.14%) SCOM
7 20 (2.24%) HP Data Protector
8 18 (2.02%) Tivoli
9 17 (1.90%) WSUS
10 12 (1.34%) Red Hat Satellite
10 12 (1.34%) HP SIM
11 11 (1.23%) ARCserve
12 8 (0.90%) vMotion
12 8 (0.90%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.78%) Nagios
13 7 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.78%) TeamSite
13 7 (0.78%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.67%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 296 (33.15%) Microsoft
2 224 (25.08%) VMware
3 127 (14.22%) Cisco
4 82 (9.18%) Oracle
5 74 (8.29%) Citrix
6 68 (7.61%) IBM
7 61 (6.83%) NetApp
8 58 (6.49%) Dell
9 51 (5.71%) McAfee
10 50 (5.60%) 3PAR
11 46 (5.15%) CA
12 37 (4.14%) EMC
13 36 (4.03%) Red Hat
14 32 (3.58%) BMC
15 30 (3.36%) Symantec
15 30 (3.36%) SAP
16 25 (2.80%) ServiceNow
17 23 (2.58%) Brocade
18 21 (2.35%) Juniper
19 19 (2.13%) Lumension
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Connectus
Rate: £10 - £21.5 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £9.5 - £11.5 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £230 - £250 per day
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Posted: 6 days ago
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East Sussex
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