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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 30 June 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 98 115 102
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing HP 41 32 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 1.02% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 3.11% 2.74% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 25
Median daily rate £313 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £183 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £479 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £13.23 £21.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.02% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £18.25 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £22.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £13.99
% change year-on-year
+54.28% +25.11%
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
1320 1170 1301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 43.80% 37.19% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 705 854
Median daily rate £370 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 99 63
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.27 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 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
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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +3 13 £263 -38.23% 5
Bristol +10 11 £360 +30.90% 2
Wiltshire -5 9 £278 -14.61% 6
Dorset -5 4 £290 +34.88% 5
Somerset +8 2 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for HP.

1 32 (33.68%) Windows
2 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
3 21 (22.11%) Cisco
3 21 (22.11%) Active Directory
4 20 (21.05%) Finance
5 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (17.89%) ITIL
6 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (17.89%) VMware
7 15 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (15.79%) Data Centre
8 14 (14.74%) Service Management
9 13 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (12.63%) SC Cleared
10 12 (12.63%) Migration
10 12 (12.63%) IBM
11 11 (11.58%) Linux
11 11 (11.58%) SQL
11 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (11.58%) Windows 7
12 10 (10.53%) Defect Management
12 10 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
12 10 (10.53%) PowerShell
12 10 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (10.53%) Test Management
12 10 (10.53%) Incident Management
12 10 (10.53%) JIRA
12 10 (10.53%) DNS
12 10 (10.53%) Citrix

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.16%) SAS
3 1 (1.05%) Apache
3 1 (1.05%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) Confluence
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.05%) JBoss
3 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.16%) MS Office
2 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.05%) BASE24
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.05%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.05%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) DNS
2 9 (9.47%) Firewall
2 9 (9.47%) Wireless
3 8 (8.42%) VPN
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco IPT
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (7.37%) FWSM
4 7 (7.37%) IP Telephony
4 7 (7.37%) MPLS
4 7 (7.37%) Unified Communications
5 5 (5.26%) DHCP
5 5 (5.26%) SAN
6 4 (4.21%) LAN
6 4 (4.21%) SSH
7 2 (2.11%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.11%) Internet
7 2 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.11%) WAN
8 1 (1.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Base SAS
2 3 (3.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (2.11%) Big Data
3 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) JIRA
2 8 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.32%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.21%) Zephyr
5 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.16%) HP UFT
5 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.16%) Maven
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.05%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.05%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.05%) JUnit
7 1 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.05%) Selenium
7 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (21.05%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Electronics
3 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.21%) Marketing
3 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.16%) Back Office
4 3 (3.16%) Law
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Analyst
2 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
3 7 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (7.37%) Consultant
3 7 (7.37%) Test Analyst
4 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (6.32%) Desktop Support
4 6 (6.32%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 5 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Incident Coordinator
5 5 (5.26%) Incident Manager
5 5 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 5 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 5 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) SOAP
2 5 (5.26%) REST
3 4 (4.21%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.21%) Web Services
4 1 (1.05%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.05%) CGI
4 1 (1.05%) HTML
4 1 (1.05%) JSON
4 1 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.21%) Clustering
4 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.16%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.16%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) Replication
4 3 (3.16%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.11%) Tandem
6 1 (1.05%) CESG
6 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 32 (33.68%) Windows
2 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.58%) Linux
3 11 (11.58%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.47%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 5 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.21%) Unix
7 2 (2.11%) CentOS
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.05%) HPUX
8 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.05%) Solaris
8 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.89%) ITIL
2 14 (14.74%) Service Management
3 12 (12.63%) Migration
4 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.53%) Defect Management
5 10 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
5 10 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 10 (10.53%) Test Management
5 10 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (8.42%) Scrum
6 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.37%) Network Management
7 7 (7.37%) Programme Management
7 7 (7.37%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (7.37%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.26%) Kanban
9 5 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.58%) SQL
2 10 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.21%) Python
3 4 (4.21%) Ruby
4 2 (2.11%) Java
4 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.11%) Perl
4 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.05%) C
5 1 (1.05%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) Korn
5 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.63%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.47%) ISEB
4 7 (7.37%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.32%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.16%) CCNP
8 3 (3.16%) Degree
9 2 (2.11%) CCNA
10 1 (1.05%) MCITP
10 1 (1.05%) MCTS
10 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) ISO 9001
2 6 (6.32%) SLA
3 5 (5.26%) QA
4 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.05%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (22.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (6.32%) XenApp
3 6 (6.32%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.21%) vSphere
5 2 (2.11%) Firmware
5 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (8.42%) SCCM
3 7 (7.37%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.05%) Control-M
6 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.05%) Puppet
6 1 (1.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Cisco
2 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (17.89%) VMware
4 12 (12.63%) IBM
5 10 (10.53%) Citrix
6 8 (8.42%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.37%) CA
7 7 (7.37%) IronPort
7 7 (7.37%) Nokia
7 7 (7.37%) SAP
7 7 (7.37%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.16%) Dell
8 3 (3.16%) Teradata
9 2 (2.11%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.11%) EMC
9 2 (2.11%) F5
9 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.11%) Sun
9 2 (2.11%) Symantec
10 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
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