The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 93 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +1
Contract jobs citing HP 53 103 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.57% 3.26% 2.35%
As % of the Vendors category 3.76% 8.03% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 56 30
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £240 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £481 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £13.70 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.01% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £11.70 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £24.10 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +8.03%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1410 1282 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.64% 40.52% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 804 528
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £202 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 67 67
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

HP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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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
Wiltshire -25 14 £218 -52.71% 1
Bristol -13 12 £275 -14.06% 6
Devon +5 10 £170 -43.33% 2
Gloucestershire -17 7 £236 -35.18% 6
Somerset -4 4 £306 -5.76% 1
Dorset -3 2 £155 -8.82%
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 36 (39.56%) VMware
2 35 (38.46%) Windows
3 32 (35.16%) Security Cleared
4 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
5 24 (26.37%) Active Directory
6 22 (24.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (20.88%) Cisco
8 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
9 17 (18.68%) Data Centre
10 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (17.58%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (17.58%) Citrix
11 14 (15.38%) SAN
11 14 (15.38%) MS Exchange
11 14 (15.38%) Hyper-V
12 13 (14.29%) vSphere
12 13 (14.29%) Linux
12 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (13.19%) Dell
14 11 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
15 10 (10.99%) DNS
15 10 (10.99%) DHCP
16 9 (9.89%) SQL
16 9 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (9.89%) DV Cleared
17 8 (8.79%) Clustering
17 8 (8.79%) Firewall
17 8 (8.79%) Red Hat

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.49%) Lync
3 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.20%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.10%) Documentum
7 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Office
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Exstream
2 2 (2.20%) thinkFolio
2 2 (2.20%) LatentZero
3 1 (1.10%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) SAN
2 10 (10.99%) DNS
2 10 (10.99%) DHCP
3 8 (8.79%) Firewall
4 5 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.49%) Wireless
4 5 (5.49%) Unified Communications
4 5 (5.49%) LAN
5 4 (4.40%) VoIP
5 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.40%) VPN
6 3 (3.30%) WAN
6 3 (3.30%) OSPF
6 3 (3.30%) Internet
6 3 (3.30%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.30%) NAS
6 3 (3.30%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (2.20%) Skype
7 2 (2.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.10%) Big Data
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.10%) SQLite
3 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) LoadRunner
2 5 (5.49%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.10%) Ant
3 1 (1.10%) WebLOAD
3 1 (1.10%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 6 (6.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Military
5 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (14.29%) Analyst
2 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.89%) Architect
3 9 (9.89%) Support Engineer
4 6 (6.59%) Consultant
4 6 (6.59%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (6.59%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) Test Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Technical Architect
6 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.40%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (3.30%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Testing Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.10%) XSD
2 1 (1.10%) JMS
2 1 (1.10%) WSDL
2 1 (1.10%) Middleware
2 1 (1.10%) Java EE
2 1 (1.10%) JSON
2 1 (1.10%) WCF
2 1 (1.10%) REST
2 1 (1.10%) PostGIS
2 1 (1.10%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.79%) Clustering
3 5 (5.49%) Replication
4 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) NHS
5 3 (3.30%) PKI
5 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.30%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.20%) iPhone
6 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.10%) Statistics
7 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.10%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Windows
2 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (14.29%) Linux
3 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.59%) UNIX
6 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (8.79%) ITIL
4 6 (6.59%) UML
4 6 (6.59%) Migration
5 5 (5.49%) Software Testing
6 4 (4.40%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.40%) Project Management
6 4 (4.40%) Service Management
6 4 (4.40%) Test Management
6 4 (4.40%) Test Scripting
6 4 (4.40%) Performance Management
6 4 (4.40%) Kernel Tuning
6 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.40%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.30%) Functional Testing
7 3 (3.30%) Information Security
7 3 (3.30%) Data Management
7 3 (3.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) SQL
2 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
2 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.20%) Java
4 1 (1.10%) C
4 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (35.16%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.89%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) CCNA
4 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.30%) MCTS
5 3 (3.30%) MCITP
5 3 (3.30%) ISEB
6 2 (2.20%) RHCE
6 2 (2.20%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.10%) Degree
7 1 (1.10%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) TickIT
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (26.37%) Active Directory
2 22 (24.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 13 (14.29%) vSphere
5 4 (4.40%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.30%) SRDF
6 3 (3.30%) XenApp
6 3 (3.30%) Firmware
7 2 (2.20%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (17.58%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.59%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.49%) SCCM
4 4 (4.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.30%) SCOM
6 2 (2.20%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.20%) Puppet
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Intune
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (1.10%) Nessus
7 1 (1.10%) WSUS
7 1 (1.10%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 36 (39.56%) VMware
2 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (20.88%) Cisco
4 16 (17.58%) Citrix
5 12 (13.19%) Dell
6 8 (8.79%) IBM
6 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.69%) Symantec
8 6 (6.59%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.49%) Hitachi
9 5 (5.49%) EMC
9 5 (5.49%) TOWER Software
10 4 (4.40%) Remedy
10 4 (4.40%) McAfee
10 4 (4.40%) NetApp
10 4 (4.40%) Veeam
10 4 (4.40%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.40%) Infoblox
10 4 (4.40%) Splunk
11 3 (3.30%) Aruba
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