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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 53 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing HP 103 52 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.26% 2.32% 2.73%
As % of the Vendors category 7.87% 5.65% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 30 40
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £130 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £428 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 18
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.25 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £19.00 £24.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +10.34%
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
1308 921 1271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.42% 41.12% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 552 670
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £491 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 69 104
Average hourly rate £20.03 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.60 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 +15 37 £460 +18.70% 2
Gloucestershire -7 21 £365 - 3
Bristol -18 19 £320 +28.00% 1
Somerset -6 10 £325 +2.36% 12
Devon -12 4 £300 -14.28%
Dorset -6 1 £170 +6.25% 2
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 81 (54.00%) Windows
2 72 (48.00%) Security Cleared
3 52 (34.67%) Microsoft
4 44 (29.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 40 (26.67%) VMware
7 35 (23.33%) ITIL
8 34 (22.67%) Active Directory
9 33 (22.00%) MS Excel
10 31 (20.67%) Telecoms
11 29 (19.33%) HP Quality Center
12 27 (18.00%) DNS
13 26 (17.33%) SAN
13 26 (17.33%) Firewall
13 26 (17.33%) SC Cleared
14 25 (16.67%) Windows 7
14 25 (16.67%) Cisco
15 22 (14.67%) SLA
15 22 (14.67%) DHCP
16 21 (14.00%) MS Exchange
16 21 (14.00%) Linux
17 18 (12.00%) Symantec
17 18 (12.00%) Citrix
17 18 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
17 18 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (11.33%) HP SIM
19 16 (10.67%) MS Visio
20 15 (10.00%) UNIX
20 15 (10.00%) Finance

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 21 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.33%) MS Project Server
5 5 (3.33%) Exstream Dialogue
5 5 (3.33%) Lync
6 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.67%) IIS
8 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.67%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 33 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.67%) MS Visio
3 14 (9.33%) MS Office
4 6 (4.00%) MS Project
5 4 (2.67%) AutoCAD
5 4 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Exstream
1 5 (3.33%) BASE24
2 3 (2.00%) assyst
2 3 (2.00%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.67%) Summit
3 1 (0.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.00%) DNS
2 26 (17.33%) SAN
2 26 (17.33%) Firewall
3 22 (14.67%) DHCP
4 13 (8.67%) WAN
5 11 (7.33%) LAN
6 9 (6.00%) ATM
7 8 (5.33%) VPN
8 7 (4.67%) NAS
8 7 (4.67%) IP Telephony
8 7 (4.67%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.00%) Wireless
10 4 (2.67%) Network Security
10 4 (2.67%) Multicast
11 3 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.00%) HTTP
12 2 (1.33%) SNMP
12 2 (1.33%) Internet
12 2 (1.33%) MPLS
12 2 (1.33%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.67%) MySQL
3 1 (0.67%) DataStage
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.00%) JMeter
3 3 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 31 (20.67%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.00%) Finance
3 7 (4.67%) Back Office
4 4 (2.67%) Front Office
4 4 (2.67%) Retail
5 2 (1.33%) Banking
5 2 (1.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (18.00%) Administrator
2 21 (14.00%) Analyst
3 19 (12.67%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (8.00%) Storage Administrator
5 11 (7.33%) Test Manager
5 11 (7.33%) Test Analyst
5 11 (7.33%) Developer
6 9 (6.00%) Network Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.33%) Consultant
7 8 (5.33%) Deployment Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.67%) Support Technician
8 7 (4.67%) Tester
9 6 (4.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Storage Consultant
11 4 (2.67%) Desktop Support
11 4 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.00%) .NET
2 2 (1.33%) SOAP
2 2 (1.33%) WCF
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.67%) XML
3 1 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.00%) NHS
2 7 (4.67%) IVR
3 6 (4.00%) Economics
3 6 (4.00%) Statistics
4 5 (3.33%) Tandem
4 5 (3.33%) EFT
4 5 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.67%) Clustering
6 3 (2.00%) PDA
6 3 (2.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.00%) iPhone
6 3 (2.00%) Open Source
6 3 (2.00%) iPad
7 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.67%) iSeries
7 1 (0.67%) EPoS
7 1 (0.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.67%) APACS
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 81 (54.00%) Windows
2 44 (29.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 21 (14.00%) Linux
6 15 (10.00%) UNIX
7 14 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (8.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (8.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.33%) HPUX
10 2 (1.33%) Solaris
10 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.67%) AIX
11 1 (0.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.33%) ITIL
2 18 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (9.33%) Performance Testing
4 13 (8.67%) Test Automation
4 13 (8.67%) Project Management
5 11 (7.33%) Service Delivery
5 11 (7.33%) Waterfall
6 9 (6.00%) Service Management
6 9 (6.00%) Migration
6 9 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (5.33%) Software Engineering
7 8 (5.33%) Capacity Management
8 7 (4.67%) Project Planning
8 7 (4.67%) WFM
8 7 (4.67%) Matrix Management
8 7 (4.67%) Test Management
8 7 (4.67%) System Testing
8 7 (4.67%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.33%) SQL
2 7 (4.67%) Python
3 6 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.00%) VBScript
4 5 (3.33%) VB
4 5 (3.33%) Perl
4 5 (3.33%) COBOL
4 5 (3.33%) REXX
4 5 (3.33%) JCL
4 5 (3.33%) Ruby
5 4 (2.67%) SELCOPY
6 2 (1.33%) Java
6 2 (1.33%) C#
6 2 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.67%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.67%) R
7 1 (0.67%) Korn
7 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 26 (17.33%) SC Cleared
4 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.00%) CCNP
5 9 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (4.67%) MCSE
7 6 (4.00%) MCP
7 6 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (3.33%) MCITP
8 5 (3.33%) CCNA
8 5 (3.33%) ISEB
9 3 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.33%) MCTS
10 2 (1.33%) OCA
10 2 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.67%) RHCE
11 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.67%) SLA
2 5 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (1.33%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 34 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.33%) vSphere
4 7 (4.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.67%) VMware ESX
4 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (4.00%) vCloud
6 4 (2.67%) XenApp
6 4 (2.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (2.00%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.00%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.33%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.33%) NFS
9 1 (0.67%) UAG
9 1 (0.67%) XenServer
9 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 29 (19.33%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (11.33%) HP SIM
3 15 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 15 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 13 (8.67%) SCCM
5 10 (6.67%) SCOM
6 7 (4.67%) Cisco IPCC
7 6 (4.00%) OpenView
8 5 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (2.67%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.67%) HP NNM
10 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.33%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.67%) nmon
11 1 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 52 (34.67%) Microsoft
2 40 (26.67%) VMware
3 25 (16.67%) Cisco
4 18 (12.00%) Citrix
4 18 (12.00%) Symantec
5 14 (9.33%) Oracle
6 13 (8.67%) IBM
7 11 (7.33%) 3PAR
8 10 (6.67%) Brocade
9 9 (6.00%) Dell
10 8 (5.33%) EMC
10 8 (5.33%) ProCurve
11 7 (4.67%) Genesys
11 7 (4.67%) Empirix
11 7 (4.67%) Siemens
11 7 (4.67%) Verint
12 5 (3.33%) Primavera
12 5 (3.33%) BT
13 4 (2.67%) NetApp
13 4 (2.67%) SAP
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Rate: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago