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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 77 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing HP 64 81 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.30% 2.45% 3.36%
As % of the Vendors category 5.50% 5.97% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 69
Median daily rate £325 £250 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -27.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £350 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -10.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £11.25 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £22.50 £24.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.29
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +1.24%
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
1164 1356 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.78% 40.95% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 816 875
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 86 77
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £48.91 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +10 29 £400 +66.66% 5
Bristol -7 17 £250 -9.09% 2
Wiltshire +6 8 £298 +72.46% 2
Dorset +12 6 £325 +51.16%
Somerset +22 1 £500 +63.26%
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 35 (33.33%) Windows
2 32 (30.48%) Security Cleared
3 26 (24.76%) Active Directory
4 22 (20.95%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (20.00%) Cisco
5 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 17 (16.19%) Unix
7 17 (16.19%) DV Cleared
8 16 (15.24%) Bash Shell
8 16 (15.24%) Python
8 16 (15.24%) Finance
9 14 (13.33%) Linux
9 14 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 13 (12.38%) Test Management
10 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (12.38%) VPN
10 13 (12.38%) VMware
10 13 (12.38%) Firewall
11 12 (11.43%) IBM
11 12 (11.43%) JIRA
11 12 (11.43%) Functional Testing
12 11 (10.48%) ITIL
13 10 (9.52%) Wireless
13 10 (9.52%) Java
13 10 (9.52%) DNS
13 10 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
13 10 (9.52%) Cisco ASA

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 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.86%) Confluence
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.86%) SAS
3 3 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.90%) CICS
4 2 (1.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Office
2 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) BASE24
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.95%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.95%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.38%) Firewall
1 13 (12.38%) VPN
2 10 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (9.52%) DNS
2 10 (9.52%) Wireless
3 9 (8.57%) DHCP
3 9 (8.57%) LAN
3 9 (8.57%) WAN
4 8 (7.62%) MPLS
4 8 (7.62%) SAN
5 7 (6.67%) Internet
5 7 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 6 (5.71%) Cisco IPT
6 6 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (5.71%) FWSM
6 6 (5.71%) IP Telephony
7 4 (3.81%) BGP
7 4 (3.81%) OSPF
7 4 (3.81%) VoIP
7 4 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
1 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) Base SAS
2 3 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.95%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) JIRA
2 9 (8.57%) LoadRunner
3 7 (6.67%) Zephyr
4 6 (5.71%) Maven
4 6 (5.71%) Selenium
5 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.76%) JMeter
5 5 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.81%) Ant
6 4 (3.81%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (3.81%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (3.81%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.90%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.90%) JUnit
8 2 (1.90%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.95%) Axure RP
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Electronics
4 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Military
5 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (18.10%) Analyst
2 13 (12.38%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.48%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (10.48%) Field Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Break Fix Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Field Service Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Hardware Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Test Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 7 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 7 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Tester
8 6 (5.71%) Test Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Test Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) REST
1 3 (2.86%) SOAP
1 3 (2.86%) XML
2 2 (1.90%) Gherkin
2 2 (1.90%) HTML
2 2 (1.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.95%) .NET
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.95%) CSS
3 1 (0.95%) JSON
3 1 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.95%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.71%) Clustering
2 6 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.81%) CESG
5 3 (2.86%) Replication
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.90%) iPad
6 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.90%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.95%) CMDB
7 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.33%) Windows
2 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 17 (16.19%) Unix
4 14 (13.33%) Linux
5 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.57%) Windows 8
7 8 (7.62%) Windows Server
8 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (5.71%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.76%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.90%) HPUX
12 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.95%) Solaris
12 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 13 (12.38%) Test Management
4 12 (11.43%) Functional Testing
5 11 (10.48%) ITIL
6 10 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (8.57%) Configuration Management
7 9 (8.57%) Migration
7 9 (8.57%) Service Management
8 8 (7.62%) Pay per click
9 7 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 7 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 7 (6.67%) Test Planning
10 6 (5.71%) BDD
10 6 (5.71%) Network Management
10 6 (5.71%) Programme Management
10 6 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (5.71%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.76%) Defect Management
11 5 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.24%) Bash Shell
1 16 (15.24%) Python
2 10 (9.52%) Java
3 8 (7.62%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.62%) Ruby
3 8 (7.62%) SQL
4 7 (6.67%) Perl
5 5 (4.76%) C++
6 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.90%) JCL
6 2 (1.90%) REXX
7 1 (0.95%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.95%) C#
7 1 (0.95%) Korn
7 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (30.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.19%) DV Cleared
3 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.57%) ISEB
5 8 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.62%) ISTQB
6 7 (6.67%) CCNA
7 5 (4.76%) CCNP
8 4 (3.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (2.86%) CCDP
9 3 (2.86%) Degree
9 3 (2.86%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.86%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) SLA
2 5 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.90%) QA
4 1 (0.95%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (24.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.81%) Firmware
3 4 (3.81%) vSphere
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.90%) RACF
4 2 (1.90%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.95%) XenApp
5 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (20.95%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (4.76%) SCCM
4 3 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.90%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.95%) Control-M
6 1 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.95%) MOM
6 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.95%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (20.00%) Cisco
1 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.38%) VMware
3 12 (11.43%) IBM
4 9 (8.57%) CA
4 9 (8.57%) CheckPoint
5 7 (6.67%) Dell
6 6 (5.71%) IronPort
6 6 (5.71%) Nokia
6 6 (5.71%) SAP
6 6 (5.71%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.76%) Juniper
8 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.81%) Cloudera
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle
9 3 (2.86%) Citrix
9 3 (2.86%) Veritas
10 2 (1.90%) Apple
10 2 (1.90%) BMC
10 2 (1.90%) Veeam
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