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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 93 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -16
Contract jobs citing HP 46 79 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 2.39% 3.52%
As % of the Vendors category 3.64% 5.46% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 54
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.70% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 2
Average hourly rate £20.09 £13.75 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.12% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.35 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £29.00 £15.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.20
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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
1263 1447 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.56% 43.78% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 864 583
Average daily rate £370 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 84 56
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% +25.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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
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 21 April 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
Wiltshire -13 15 £400 -1.84% 5
Bristol +1 11 £340 -26.56% 5
Gloucestershire -22 6 £450 +80.00% 3
Dorset +6 5 £363 -
Devon -6 5 £300 -17.17%
Somerset +7 4 £650 +109.67% 1
Cornwall - - - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 35 (34.65%) Security Cleared
2 30 (29.70%) Windows
3 28 (27.72%) SC Cleared
3 28 (27.72%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (23.76%) Cisco
5 22 (21.78%) VMware
6 21 (20.79%) Active Directory
7 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
7 19 (18.81%) Firewall
8 18 (17.82%) Linux
9 17 (16.83%) ISEB
10 16 (15.84%) Test Scripting
11 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
12 14 (13.86%) MS Exchange
12 14 (13.86%) VPN
13 13 (12.87%) Software Testing
14 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (11.88%) Citrix
14 12 (11.88%) CheckPoint
15 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (10.89%) Nokia
15 11 (10.89%) SolarWinds
15 11 (10.89%) JIRA
15 11 (10.89%) Automated Testing
15 11 (10.89%) Network Management
16 10 (9.90%) Wireless
16 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (9.90%) SAN
16 10 (9.90%) MPLS
16 10 (9.90%) IBM

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (13.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.99%) Lync
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.99%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Office
2 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) Windchill
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Summit
2 1 (0.99%) Exstream
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.81%) Firewall
2 14 (13.86%) VPN
3 10 (9.90%) WAN
3 10 (9.90%) SAN
3 10 (9.90%) MPLS
3 10 (9.90%) Wireless
4 9 (8.91%) IP Telephony
4 9 (8.91%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (8.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (7.92%) OSPF
5 8 (7.92%) DNS
5 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.93%) DHCP
6 7 (6.93%) LAN
6 7 (6.93%) BGP
6 7 (6.93%) Unified Communications
6 7 (6.93%) FWSM
6 7 (6.93%) Cisco IPT
6 7 (6.93%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.99%) Big Data
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.99%) SQLite
3 1 (0.99%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) JIRA
2 9 (8.91%) LoadRunner
3 6 (5.94%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.97%) Selenium
5 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.98%) Maven
5 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.99%) Ant
6 1 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (6.93%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.96%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Electronics
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (17.82%) Analyst
2 10 (9.90%) Tester
2 10 (9.90%) Network Engineer
2 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (8.91%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Test Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Network Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Senior Network Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Test Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) Desktop Support
9 3 (2.97%) Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) Cisco Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) SOAP
1 3 (2.97%) Middleware
1 3 (2.97%) JSON
1 3 (2.97%) REST
2 2 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.98%) Web Services
2 2 (1.98%) XML
3 1 (0.99%) XSD
3 1 (0.99%) JMS
3 1 (0.99%) WSDL
3 1 (0.99%) WCF
3 1 (0.99%) Java EE
3 1 (0.99%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) NHS
1 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.97%) Open Source
2 3 (2.97%) Clustering
2 3 (2.97%) PKI
3 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) Handset
4 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.99%) DTV
4 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.99%) CMDB
4 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.70%) Windows
2 18 (17.82%) Linux
3 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.92%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.95%) UNIX
8 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.98%) AIX
10 1 (0.99%) HPUX
10 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.84%) Test Scripting
2 13 (12.87%) Software Testing
3 11 (10.89%) Automated Testing
3 11 (10.89%) Network Management
4 9 (8.91%) Load Testing
5 7 (6.93%) User Stories
5 7 (6.93%) Migration
5 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.94%) ITIL
6 6 (5.94%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (4.95%) Test Management
7 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.96%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.96%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.96%) Service Management
8 4 (3.96%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.96%) Data Management
9 3 (2.97%) Scrum
9 3 (2.97%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) SQL
2 7 (6.93%) C
3 5 (4.95%) Java
4 3 (2.97%) VBScript
5 2 (1.98%) VB
5 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (34.65%) Security Cleared
2 28 (27.72%) SC Cleared
3 17 (16.83%) ISEB
4 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
5 8 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.93%) CCNA
6 7 (6.93%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.96%) CCNP
8 3 (2.97%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.98%) RHCE
9 2 (1.98%) MCP
9 2 (1.98%) MCSE
9 2 (1.98%) CCSP
9 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.99%) OCA
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.94%) ISO 14001
3 3 (2.97%) QA
4 2 (1.98%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (20.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.96%) Firmware
4 4 (3.96%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.97%) vSphere
6 2 (1.98%) XenApp
7 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.99%) NDS
Systems Management
1 28 (27.72%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (7.92%) SCCM
3 7 (6.93%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (3.96%) SCOM
5 3 (2.97%) OpenView
5 3 (2.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.98%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.98%) Puppet
6 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.99%) WSUS
7 1 (0.99%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) Cisco
2 22 (21.78%) VMware
3 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
4 12 (11.88%) Citrix
4 12 (11.88%) CheckPoint
5 11 (10.89%) SolarWinds
5 11 (10.89%) Nokia
6 10 (9.90%) IBM
7 8 (7.92%) CA
7 8 (7.92%) Blue Coat
8 7 (6.93%) IronPort
8 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.94%) NetApp
9 6 (5.94%) Oracle
10 5 (4.95%) Dell
10 5 (4.95%) Juniper
11 4 (3.96%) ProCurve
11 4 (3.96%) Symantec
11 4 (3.96%) Teradata
12 3 (2.97%) Remedy
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