The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 43 48 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing HP 18 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.97% 2.32% 4.52%
As % of the Vendors category 7.23% 5.96% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £352 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Average hourly rate £13.70 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £15.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £14.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
HP
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
249 235 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 41.02% 38.91% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 158 126
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 16
Average hourly rate £13.10 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.50 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £22.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

HP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the South Wales region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the South Wales region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

HP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 31 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
Cardiff +3 15 £250 -37.50% 6
Bridgend +2 1 £430 - 2
Newport - 1 - -
HP
Wales

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (36.36%) Dell
2 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 7 (21.21%) ITIL
6 7 (21.21%) Windows
6 7 (21.21%) Firewall
6 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 6 (18.18%) Test Management
7 6 (18.18%) Use Case
7 6 (18.18%) CCNA
7 6 (18.18%) XML
7 6 (18.18%) UNIX
8 5 (15.15%) AIX
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
8 5 (15.15%) Internet
8 5 (15.15%) Tivoli
8 5 (15.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
8 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
8 5 (15.15%) XML Messaging

HP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) Internet
3 4 (12.12%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) HSRP
4 2 (6.06%) VRRP
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.03%) PABX
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) XML
2 5 (15.15%) XML Messaging
3 4 (12.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) AS400
4 1 (3.03%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) UNIX
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) AIX
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Test Management
2 6 (18.18%) Use Case
3 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.03%) Security Management
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
6 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.09%) C
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 6 (18.18%) CCNA
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (9.09%) CCNP
7 1 (3.03%) HNC
7 1 (3.03%) ISEB
7 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.03%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (15.15%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (15.15%) Tivoli
2 5 (15.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Dell
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.06%) WatchGuard
6 2 (6.06%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.03%) TippingPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.03%) Sun
7 1 (3.03%) McAfee
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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