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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 46 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 20 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.70% 3.61% 3.18%
As % of the Vendors category 9.85% 9.16% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £455 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 - £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.91 £13.75 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+23.00% +0.29%
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
203 251 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.59% 39.34% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 162 89
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 14
Average hourly rate £14.60 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 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
Cardiff +1 7 £170 -57.50% 3
Bridgend +6 3 £400 -11.11% 1
Newport - 2 £300 - 1
Caerphilly - 1 £165 -
HP
Wales

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) UNIX
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (24.00%) Test Management
4 6 (24.00%) Use Case
5 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (20.00%) CCNA
5 5 (20.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) MS Office
5 5 (20.00%) SOAP
5 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (20.00%) XML Messaging
6 4 (16.00%) Dell
6 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (12.00%) Citrix
7 3 (12.00%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (12.00%) Finance
7 3 (12.00%) AIX
7 3 (12.00%) Linux

HP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) PABX
4 1 (4.00%) HSRP
4 1 (4.00%) VRRP
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) SOAP
2 5 (20.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (8.00%) CESG
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) AS400
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) AIX
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Test Management
1 6 (24.00%) Use Case
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.00%) User Stories
5 1 (4.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (12.00%) CCNP
5 2 (8.00%) HNC
6 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) XenApp
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (12.00%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Dell
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) McAfee
5 2 (8.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) Sun
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
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