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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 97 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 46 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.56% 1.26% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 3.66% 3.39% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 22
Median daily rate £306 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.20% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £219 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £540 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £348 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Median hourly rate £13.23 £20.19 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% +46.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £16.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £22.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.61 £13.86
% change year-on-year
+38.47% +19.81%
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
1256 1152 1294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.58% 37.25% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 668 850
Median daily rate £365 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 101 75
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +9 17 £325 -23.52% 9
Bristol +4 13 £355 +8.06% 4
Wiltshire -8 8 £230 -61.66% 4
Dorset -5 5 £269 -7.32% 2
Somerset +7 1 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 40 (39.22%) Windows
2 29 (28.43%) Cisco
3 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
4 26 (25.49%) VMware
4 26 (25.49%) Security Cleared
5 22 (21.57%) ITIL
6 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 21 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (18.63%) Finance
7 19 (18.63%) Data Centre
8 18 (17.65%) Service Management
9 15 (14.71%) Citrix
9 15 (14.71%) IBM
9 15 (14.71%) Linux
9 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
10 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
10 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
11 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
12 12 (11.76%) PowerShell
12 12 (11.76%) Incident Management
12 12 (11.76%) DNS
12 12 (11.76%) Service Delivery
12 12 (11.76%) Firewall
12 12 (11.76%) Migration
12 12 (11.76%) Wireless
13 11 (10.78%) Scrum
13 11 (10.78%) CheckPoint
13 11 (10.78%) VPN

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 7 (6.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.94%) JBoss
4 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.98%) Apache
6 1 (0.98%) Confluence
6 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.94%) MS Office
2 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) BASE24
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.98%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) DNS
1 12 (11.76%) Firewall
1 12 (11.76%) Wireless
2 11 (10.78%) VPN
3 10 (9.80%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (9.80%) Cisco IPT
3 10 (9.80%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (9.80%) FWSM
3 10 (9.80%) IP Telephony
3 10 (9.80%) MPLS
3 10 (9.80%) Unified Communications
4 7 (6.86%) DHCP
5 5 (4.90%) SAN
6 4 (3.92%) SSH
7 3 (2.94%) HTTP
7 3 (2.94%) LAN
7 3 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.96%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.96%) NAS
8 2 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) Big Data
2 4 (3.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.84%) JIRA
3 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.92%) Zephyr
6 3 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.94%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.94%) Maven
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.96%) Selenium
8 1 (0.98%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.98%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.98%) JUnit
8 1 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Electronics
3 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.92%) Marketing
3 4 (3.92%) Military
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Back Office
4 3 (2.94%) Law
4 3 (2.94%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (16.67%) Analyst
2 9 (8.82%) Support Engineer
3 8 (7.84%) Administrator
4 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (6.86%) Consultant
4 7 (6.86%) Coordinator
4 7 (6.86%) Desktop Support
4 7 (6.86%) Incident Coordinator
5 6 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 6 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Citrix Consultant
6 5 (4.90%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) SOAP
2 5 (4.90%) REST
3 4 (3.92%) Gherkin
3 4 (3.92%) Web Services
4 1 (0.98%) .NET
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.98%) CGI
4 1 (0.98%) HTML
4 1 (0.98%) JSON
4 1 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.90%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.92%) Clustering
4 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.92%) Replication
5 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.96%) CESG
6 2 (1.96%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.96%) Tandem
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.98%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (39.22%) Windows
2 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (14.71%) Linux
3 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
5 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.90%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.90%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.94%) CentOS
8 2 (1.96%) Unix
8 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.98%) HPUX
9 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.98%) Solaris
9 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) ITIL
2 18 (17.65%) Service Management
3 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 12 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
4 12 (11.76%) Migration
4 12 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 11 (10.78%) Scrum
6 10 (9.80%) Network Management
7 8 (7.84%) Defect Management
7 8 (7.84%) Problem Management
7 8 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.86%) Kanban
9 6 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.90%) BDD
10 5 (4.90%) Project Management
10 5 (4.90%) SDLC
10 5 (4.90%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.78%) SQL
3 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.92%) Python
4 3 (2.94%) Java
5 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.96%) Ruby
5 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.98%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.98%) C
6 1 (0.98%) C#
6 1 (0.98%) Korn
6 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.78%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.82%) ISEB
5 7 (6.86%) ISTQB
6 6 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.92%) CCNP
8 4 (3.92%) Degree
9 3 (2.94%) CCNA
9 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.96%) MCSE
11 1 (0.98%) MCITP
11 1 (0.98%) MCTS
11 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.88%) SLA
3 5 (4.90%) QA
4 2 (1.96%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.86%) XenApp
4 6 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (5.88%) vSphere
4 6 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.96%) Firmware
7 1 (0.98%) vCloud
7 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (9.80%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (7.84%) SCCM
4 6 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.96%) Puppet
7 1 (0.98%) Control-M
7 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.98%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) Cisco
2 26 (25.49%) VMware
3 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.71%) Citrix
4 15 (14.71%) IBM
5 11 (10.78%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.80%) CA
6 10 (9.80%) Nokia
6 10 (9.80%) SolarWinds
7 9 (8.82%) IronPort
8 6 (5.88%) SAP
9 4 (3.92%) Cloudera
9 4 (3.92%) Symantec
10 3 (2.94%) Dell
10 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.94%) Sun
10 3 (2.94%) Teradata
10 3 (2.94%) Veeam
11 2 (1.96%) EMC
11 2 (1.96%) Oracle
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