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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 77 88 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Contract jobs citing HP 68 54 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.33% 1.70% 2.92%
As % of the Vendors category 5.79% 4.27% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 41
Average daily rate £319 £356 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £257 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £478 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £23.88 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.73% +51.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.65 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+72.16% -11.93%
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
1174 1265 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.23% 39.89% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 752 631
Average daily rate £356 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £220 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 72 56
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.69 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.03 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire +19 27 £313 - 2
Gloucestershire +17 21 £400 -11.11% 6
Bristol +2 12 £325 -10.34% 4
Devon -18 4 £190 -53.93% 1
Dorset +1 2 - - 1
Somerset +2 1 £185 -32.72% 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 74 (52.11%) Windows
2 55 (38.73%) Security Cleared
3 54 (38.03%) Cisco
4 45 (31.69%) ITIL
4 45 (31.69%) VMware
5 40 (28.17%) Active Directory
6 37 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (23.24%) SAN
8 32 (22.54%) SC Cleared
9 31 (21.83%) Linux
10 30 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (21.13%) Windows Server
11 25 (17.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
12 24 (16.90%) Data Centre
13 23 (16.20%) Service Delivery
14 20 (14.08%) DV Cleared
15 19 (13.38%) Service Management
16 18 (12.68%) DNS
16 18 (12.68%) EMC
17 17 (11.97%) IBM
17 17 (11.97%) Unix
17 17 (11.97%) NetApp
17 17 (11.97%) Replication
18 16 (11.27%) MS Exchange
18 16 (11.27%) DHCP
18 16 (11.27%) Citrix
19 15 (10.56%) Problem Management
19 15 (10.56%) vSphere
20 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.11%) JBoss
4 3 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.70%) Apache
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS Office
2 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) BASE24
1 1 (0.70%) Exstream
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.24%) SAN
2 18 (12.68%) DNS
3 16 (11.27%) DHCP
4 11 (7.75%) Firewall
4 11 (7.75%) Unified Communications
5 9 (6.34%) VoIP
5 9 (6.34%) Wireless
6 8 (5.63%) Kerberos
6 8 (5.63%) LDAP
7 7 (4.93%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (4.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (4.23%) LAN
9 5 (3.52%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (3.52%) FWSM
9 5 (3.52%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.52%) MPLS
9 5 (3.52%) NAS
9 5 (3.52%) VPN
9 5 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.93%) Big Data
1 7 (4.93%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.93%) Selenium
3 6 (4.23%) HP UFT
3 6 (4.23%) LoadRunner
4 5 (3.52%) RSpec
5 4 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.41%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.70%) Ant
8 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.70%) JIRA
8 1 (0.70%) JUnit
8 1 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.70%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 13 (9.15%) Finance
2 7 (4.93%) Banking
3 6 (4.23%) Back Office
3 6 (4.23%) Military
4 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.11%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (12.68%) Analyst
2 15 (10.56%) Administrator
3 11 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (7.75%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (7.75%) Support Engineer
4 10 (7.04%) Network Engineer
5 9 (6.34%) Coordinator
5 9 (6.34%) Incident Coordinator
6 8 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.63%) Tester
7 7 (4.93%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.23%) Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Consultant
8 6 (4.23%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.23%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.52%) Data Centre Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Network Administrator
9 5 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.41%) SOAP
2 1 (0.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.90%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.97%) Replication
3 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (4.93%) HP Storage
6 6 (4.23%) Fat Client
6 6 (4.23%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.82%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (2.82%) IBM XIV
8 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.41%) CESG
9 2 (1.41%) Clustering
9 2 (1.41%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.41%) NHS
9 2 (1.41%) Tandem
9 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.70%) CCTV
10 1 (0.70%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.70%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 74 (52.11%) Windows
2 31 (21.83%) Linux
3 30 (21.13%) Windows Server
3 30 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (17.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (11.97%) Unix
6 12 (8.45%) Windows 7
7 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.82%) HPUX
8 4 (2.82%) Solaris
8 4 (2.82%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.11%) CentOS
10 2 (1.41%) Android
10 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.69%) ITIL
2 23 (16.20%) Service Delivery
3 19 (13.38%) Service Management
4 15 (10.56%) Problem Management
5 12 (8.45%) Incident Management
6 11 (7.75%) DevOps
6 11 (7.75%) Knowledge Management
7 10 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.04%) Migration
8 9 (6.34%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.34%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (5.63%) CAD
9 8 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.93%) BDD
10 7 (4.93%) Change Management
10 7 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.93%) ITIL V3
11 6 (4.23%) Network Management
11 6 (4.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.75%) Bash Shell
1 11 (7.75%) Python
2 8 (5.63%) Shell Script
3 7 (4.93%) SQL
4 6 (4.23%) Java
4 6 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.23%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.52%) Perl
5 5 (3.52%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (38.73%) Security Cleared
2 32 (22.54%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.08%) DV Cleared
4 10 (7.04%) CCNA
4 10 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.63%) CCNP
5 8 (5.63%) ISEB
6 5 (3.52%) Degree
6 5 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.11%) MCSE
8 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.70%) CCDA
9 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.70%) MCITP
9 1 (0.70%) MCSA
9 1 (0.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.52%) SLA
3 4 (2.82%) QA
4 2 (1.41%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (28.17%) Active Directory
2 37 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.56%) vSphere
4 10 (7.04%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.82%) SRDF
6 4 (2.82%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.11%) Samba
7 3 (2.11%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.41%) Firmware
8 2 (1.41%) vCloud
9 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.63%) FreeIPA
3 7 (4.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (3.52%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (2.82%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.82%) SCCM
5 4 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.82%) Windows Intune
6 3 (2.11%) OpenView
7 2 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.41%) Puppet
7 2 (1.41%) vMotion
8 1 (0.70%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.70%) Netcool
8 1 (0.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.70%) SCOM
8 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (38.03%) Cisco
2 45 (31.69%) VMware
3 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.68%) EMC
5 17 (11.97%) IBM
5 17 (11.97%) NetApp
6 16 (11.27%) Citrix
7 12 (8.45%) Dell
8 11 (7.75%) 3PAR
9 8 (5.63%) Brocade
10 7 (4.93%) Cloudera
11 6 (4.23%) Hitachi
11 6 (4.23%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.23%) Sun
12 5 (3.52%) CA
12 5 (3.52%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.52%) Fujitsu
12 5 (3.52%) Juniper
12 5 (3.52%) Nokia
12 5 (3.52%) Symantec
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Connectus
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Posted: 3 days ago
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