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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 36 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing HP 428 406 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.68% 4.55% 4.38%
As % of the Vendors category 9.75% 9.50% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 164 173
Average daily rate
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£366 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 12 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.01 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% +0.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.04 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £42.00 £23.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
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
4391 4274 4251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.05% 47.89% 50.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2130 2096
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £203 £210
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 225 244 348
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.34 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +37 127 £315 +8.62% 21
Hampshire -27 99 £350 +7.69% 11
Surrey +37 85 £403 +23.84% 18
Buckinghamshire +14 75 £325 -7.14% 8
West Sussex +3 20 £394 +21.15% 8
Oxfordshire -16 8 £375 +4.89% 2
Kent +2 7 £450 +69.81% 4
Middlesex +10 4 - -
East Sussex -16 2 £363 +40.77% 7
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 364 (39.52%) Security Cleared
2 325 (35.29%) Windows
3 288 (31.27%) SC Cleared
4 275 (29.86%) Microsoft
5 219 (23.78%) VMware
6 202 (21.93%) ITIL
7 188 (20.41%) Active Directory
8 183 (19.87%) SQL
9 176 (19.11%) HP Quality Center
10 165 (17.92%) SAN
11 140 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 136 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 128 (13.90%) MS Excel
14 127 (13.79%) Cisco
15 126 (13.68%) DV Cleared
16 125 (13.57%) UNIX
17 116 (12.60%) ISTQB
18 111 (12.05%) Test Scripting
19 106 (11.51%) Linux
20 100 (10.86%) Oracle
21 99 (10.75%) XML
21 99 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
22 98 (10.64%) MS Office
22 98 (10.64%) Telecoms
23 96 (10.42%) Service Management
24 95 (10.31%) Migration
25 94 (10.21%) Finance
26 92 (9.99%) Microsoft Certification
27 90 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
28 87 (9.45%) Citrix

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 55 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 40 (4.34%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.04%) IIS
4 27 (2.93%) CMS
5 25 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (2.39%) Lync
7 21 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (1.85%) Apache
10 10 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.76%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.65%) Confluence
13 5 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.54%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.43%) Oracle 10gAS
14 4 (0.43%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 128 (13.90%) MS Excel
2 98 (10.64%) MS Office
3 30 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.95%) MS Project
6 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 31 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.54%) Exstream
4 5 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.54%) Optimost
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.33%) Changepoint
7 2 (0.22%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.11%) Endur
8 1 (0.11%) Primavera
8 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.28%) Office 365
2 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.76%) SaaS
3 6 (0.65%) PaaS
4 5 (0.54%) IaaS
4 5 (0.54%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.43%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 165 (17.92%) SAN
2 74 (8.03%) TCP/IP
3 69 (7.49%) Firewall
4 59 (6.41%) DNS
5 45 (4.89%) DHCP
6 39 (4.23%) WAN
6 39 (4.23%) LAN
7 29 (3.15%) 3G
8 28 (3.04%) GSM
8 28 (3.04%) Wireless
9 25 (2.71%) 4G
10 24 (2.61%) VoLTE
10 24 (2.61%) VoIP
11 23 (2.50%) VPN
12 22 (2.39%) NAS
13 17 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
13 17 (1.85%) Ethernet
13 17 (1.85%) GPRS
14 16 (1.74%) UMTS
15 15 (1.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.15%) Oracle Database
3 25 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
4 24 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (1.30%) MySQL
5 12 (1.30%) DB2
6 10 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (0.76%) SAP BW
8 6 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.54%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (0.54%) SAP HANA
9 5 (0.54%) DbVisualizer
9 5 (0.54%) Big Data
9 5 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (0.43%) VoltDB
11 3 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (4.45%) SoapUI
2 31 (3.37%) HP UFT
3 24 (2.61%) LoadRunner
4 21 (2.28%) JMeter
5 16 (1.74%) JIRA
6 13 (1.41%) Selenium
6 13 (1.41%) MSI
7 9 (0.98%) Subversion
8 6 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.65%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.54%) Wise Package Studio
10 4 (0.43%) Gerrit
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.43%) TestNG
10 4 (0.43%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.43%) StarTeam
10 4 (0.43%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.22%) TestDirector
General
1 98 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 94 (10.21%) Finance
3 14 (1.52%) Retail
4 13 (1.41%) Banking
4 13 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.30%) Marketing
6 11 (1.19%) Billing
7 10 (1.09%) Automotive
8 6 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.54%) Back Office
9 5 (0.54%) Electronics
9 5 (0.54%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.43%) Military
11 3 (0.33%) Publishing
12 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.11%) Games
13 1 (0.11%) Law
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 158 (17.16%) Analyst
2 88 (9.55%) Test Analyst
3 68 (7.38%) Architect
4 55 (5.97%) Tester
5 53 (5.75%) Consultant
6 49 (5.32%) Support Engineer
7 37 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 34 (3.69%) Test Manager
9 33 (3.58%) Server Engineer
10 30 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support
11 29 (3.15%) Test Leader
12 28 (3.04%) Developer
12 28 (3.04%) Network Engineer
13 26 (2.82%) Support Analyst
13 26 (2.82%) ServiceNow Developer
14 25 (2.71%) Wintel Engineer
15 24 (2.61%) Test Specialist
16 23 (2.50%) Administrator
16 23 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 22 (2.39%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (10.75%) XML
2 85 (9.23%) HTML
3 54 (5.86%) JSP
4 53 (5.75%) .NET
5 43 (4.67%) ASP.NET
6 42 (4.56%) SOAP
7 36 (3.91%) XML Messaging
8 30 (3.26%) Web Services
9 29 (3.15%) CSS
10 20 (2.17%) Application Packaging
11 14 (1.52%) Middleware
12 7 (0.76%) J2EE
13 6 (0.65%) Flash
14 4 (0.43%) CGI
14 4 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
15 3 (0.33%) Regular Expression
15 3 (0.33%) Software Packaging
15 3 (0.33%) X-Windows
15 3 (0.33%) Ajax
15 3 (0.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.58%) Data Centre
2 76 (8.25%) Clustering
3 60 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.58%) CMDB
5 30 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.39%) Client/Server
6 22 (2.39%) Private Cloud
7 18 (1.95%) HP Storage
8 17 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.74%) Replication
10 12 (1.30%) PMI
10 12 (1.30%) Smart Meter
11 11 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
11 11 (1.19%) HACMP
12 8 (0.87%) Economics
12 8 (0.87%) EqualLogic
13 7 (0.76%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.65%) CLARiiON
14 6 (0.65%) iPad
14 6 (0.65%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 325 (35.29%) Windows
2 136 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (13.57%) UNIX
4 106 (11.51%) Linux
5 99 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 90 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 74 (8.03%) Windows 7
8 26 (2.82%) HPUX
8 26 (2.82%) Solaris
9 25 (2.71%) AIX
10 17 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.74%) Windows XP
12 15 (1.63%) Windows Vista
13 10 (1.09%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.98%) CentOS
15 8 (0.87%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.76%) NetWare
16 7 (0.76%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.43%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (21.93%) ITIL
2 111 (12.05%) Test Scripting
3 96 (10.42%) Service Management
4 95 (10.31%) Migration
5 85 (9.23%) Test Management
6 78 (8.47%) Project Management
7 67 (7.27%) Knowledge Management
8 62 (6.73%) Incident Management
9 57 (6.19%) ITSM
10 53 (5.75%) Use Case
11 52 (5.65%) Validation
12 49 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 49 (5.32%) Test Planning
13 46 (4.99%) Configuration Management
14 44 (4.78%) Security Testing
15 39 (4.23%) Service Delivery
15 39 (4.23%) Software Testing
16 37 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 35 (3.80%) Change Management
17 35 (3.80%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 183 (19.87%) SQL
2 84 (9.12%) PowerShell
3 63 (6.84%) Java
4 52 (5.65%) JavaScript
5 43 (4.67%) Perl
6 39 (4.23%) VBScript
7 37 (4.02%) Shell Script
7 37 (4.02%) PL/SQL
8 18 (1.95%) C
8 18 (1.95%) VBA
9 16 (1.74%) VB
10 12 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.09%) Korn
12 9 (0.98%) Python
13 8 (0.87%) C#
13 8 (0.87%) C++
14 6 (0.65%) ABAP
15 3 (0.33%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.11%) REXX
16 1 (0.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 364 (39.52%) Security Cleared
2 288 (31.27%) SC Cleared
3 126 (13.68%) DV Cleared
4 116 (12.60%) ISTQB
5 92 (9.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 69 (7.49%) ISEB
7 66 (7.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 54 (5.86%) MCSE
9 42 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
10 41 (4.45%) Degree
11 33 (3.58%) MCP
12 32 (3.47%) MCITP
13 31 (3.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 21 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.95%) CCNA
16 16 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (1.63%) MCSA
17 15 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 13 (1.41%) CCNP
18 13 (1.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.27%) SLA
2 34 (3.69%) QA
3 11 (1.19%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.65%) GAMP
4 6 (0.65%) GxP
5 5 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.33%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.33%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.33%) DO-254
6 3 (0.33%) ARP4754
6 3 (0.33%) ARP4761
7 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 188 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 140 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (9.01%) vSphere
4 82 (8.90%) Hyper-V
5 28 (3.04%) XenApp
6 25 (2.71%) VMware ESX
6 25 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.52%) NFS
8 11 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (1.09%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.98%) XenServer
11 7 (0.76%) GPFS
12 5 (0.54%) Postfix
12 5 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.54%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.43%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.43%) Samba
13 4 (0.43%) UAG
13 4 (0.43%) vCloud
13 4 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 176 (19.11%) HP Quality Center
2 84 (9.12%) SCCM
3 50 (5.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 44 (4.78%) OVSD
5 40 (4.34%) OpenView
6 25 (2.71%) SCOM
7 20 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
7 20 (2.17%) WSUS
8 12 (1.30%) HP NNM
9 9 (0.98%) HP SIM
10 8 (0.87%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.87%) ARCserve
11 7 (0.76%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.76%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.76%) Puppet
11 7 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 7 (0.76%) vMotion
12 6 (0.65%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 275 (29.86%) Microsoft
2 219 (23.78%) VMware
3 127 (13.79%) Cisco
4 100 (10.86%) Oracle
5 87 (9.45%) Citrix
6 64 (6.95%) IBM
7 56 (6.08%) Dell
7 56 (6.08%) 3PAR
8 49 (5.32%) NetApp
9 45 (4.89%) CA
9 45 (4.89%) McAfee
10 42 (4.56%) EMC
11 37 (4.02%) BMC
11 37 (4.02%) Symantec
12 32 (3.47%) SAP
13 31 (3.37%) ServiceNow
14 27 (2.93%) Red Hat
15 24 (2.61%) Brocade
16 19 (2.06%) F5
17 18 (1.95%) Veritas
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £399 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £150 - £195 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350-£450
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Waterlooville
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £358.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 14 days ago
Eastbourne
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago