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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 107 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -23
Contract jobs citing HP 37 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.20% 2.09% 3.15%
As % of the Vendors category 3.15% 4.83% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 45
Average daily rate
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£285 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £248 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £470 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.75 £13.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.68% +15.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
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
1173 1243 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.06% 43.33% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 811 493
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 63 55
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 0 12 £300 -35.20% 6
Bristol -3 8 £275 -18.51% 9
Gloucestershire -9 8 £425 +23.63%
Devon -1 4 £155 -
Dorset -1 3 £200 -15.78%
Somerset +9 2 £503 +54.61% 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 34 (36.56%) Windows
1 34 (36.56%) VMware
2 30 (32.26%) Security Cleared
3 26 (27.96%) Microsoft
4 25 (26.88%) Cisco
5 24 (25.81%) Active Directory
6 23 (24.73%) Data Centre
7 22 (23.66%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
9 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (18.28%) Linux
10 16 (17.20%) Citrix
10 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
12 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (11.83%) Red Hat
13 11 (11.83%) Firewall
13 11 (11.83%) VPN
13 11 (11.83%) DNS
13 11 (11.83%) SQL
13 11 (11.83%) Hyper-V
13 11 (11.83%) Windows 7
13 11 (11.83%) vSphere
13 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (10.75%) DV Cleared
14 10 (10.75%) MS Office
14 10 (10.75%) DHCP
15 9 (9.68%) Dell
15 9 (9.68%) UNIX
15 9 (9.68%) CheckPoint

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.30%) Lync
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.08%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Office
2 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Summit
2 1 (1.08%) Exstream
2 1 (1.08%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) VPN
1 11 (11.83%) DNS
1 11 (11.83%) Firewall
2 10 (10.75%) DHCP
3 8 (8.60%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (8.60%) MPLS
3 8 (8.60%) SAN
3 8 (8.60%) IP Telephony
3 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.53%) OSPF
4 7 (7.53%) Wireless
5 6 (6.45%) LAN
5 6 (6.45%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.38%) Unified Communications
6 5 (5.38%) FWSM
6 5 (5.38%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (5.38%) VoIP
6 5 (5.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.08%) Big Data
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.08%) SQLite
4 1 (1.08%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) LoadRunner
2 5 (5.38%) HP UFT
3 4 (4.30%) JIRA
4 1 (1.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.08%) Ant
4 1 (1.08%) Maven
General
1 7 (7.53%) Banking
2 4 (4.30%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Retail
3 3 (3.23%) Retail Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (15.05%) Support Engineer
1 14 (15.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Analyst
3 8 (8.60%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 6 (6.45%) Architect
4 6 (6.45%) Tester
4 6 (6.45%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) Test Manager
5 5 (5.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) Network Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Administrator
6 4 (4.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Technical Architect
6 4 (4.30%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Network Support
6 4 (4.30%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) SOAP
1 2 (2.15%) Middleware
1 2 (2.15%) JSON
1 2 (2.15%) REST
2 1 (1.08%) PostGIS
2 1 (1.08%) WCF
2 1 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.08%) Java EE
2 1 (1.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.08%) XML
2 1 (1.08%) XSD
2 1 (1.08%) JMS
2 1 (1.08%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.73%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.60%) Clustering
3 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) PKI
4 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.15%) NHS
5 2 (2.15%) Replication
5 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) CMDB
6 1 (1.08%) iPhone
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.56%) Windows
2 17 (18.28%) Linux
3 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (11.83%) Windows 7
5 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.68%) UNIX
7 8 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.38%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.15%) AIX
10 1 (1.08%) HPUX
10 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (7.53%) Migration
1 7 (7.53%) Test Scripting
2 6 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (6.45%) Kernel Tuning
2 6 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (6.45%) Software Testing
2 6 (6.45%) ITIL
2 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (5.38%) Service Management
3 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
3 5 (5.38%) Data Management
3 5 (5.38%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (5.38%) Load Testing
3 5 (5.38%) Test Management
3 5 (5.38%) Network Management
4 4 (4.30%) Data Migration
4 4 (4.30%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.30%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.83%) SQL
2 6 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.30%) C
4 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.75%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.60%) ISEB
5 6 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.45%) CCNA
6 5 (5.38%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.23%) MCTS
7 3 (3.23%) MCITP
7 3 (3.23%) CCNP
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.15%) RHCE
8 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.08%) OCA
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.83%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.83%) vSphere
4 5 (5.38%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.38%) Firmware
5 3 (3.23%) XenApp
6 2 (2.15%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.08%) NDS
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (23.66%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (9.68%) SCCM
3 5 (5.38%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (4.30%) SCOM
4 4 (4.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.23%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.15%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.15%) Puppet
6 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.08%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (1.08%) Nessus
7 1 (1.08%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 34 (36.56%) VMware
2 26 (27.96%) Microsoft
3 25 (26.88%) Cisco
4 16 (17.20%) Citrix
5 11 (11.83%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 9 (9.68%) Dell
7 7 (7.53%) Nokia
7 7 (7.53%) Symantec
7 7 (7.53%) SolarWinds
8 6 (6.45%) Infoblox
8 6 (6.45%) IBM
9 5 (5.38%) CA
9 5 (5.38%) TOWER Software
9 5 (5.38%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.38%) IronPort
10 4 (4.30%) Teradata
10 4 (4.30%) McAfee
10 4 (4.30%) Juniper
10 4 (4.30%) Oracle
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