The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 22 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing HP 19 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.29% 8.55% 5.99%
As % of the Vendors category 10.61% 20.00% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Average daily rate
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£319 £288 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.86% +85.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £300 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 7
Average hourly rate £25.86 £11.01 £10.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.00% +8.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £10.01 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £23.75 £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -5.08%
HP
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
179 130 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 49.86% 42.76% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 55 62
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £23.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% +28.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £9.90 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the South Yorkshire region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the South Yorkshire region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
Sheffield -7 18 £313 +8.69%
HP
Yorkshire

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
2 11 (34.38%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
3 10 (31.25%) ITIL
3 10 (31.25%) MS Office
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) VMware
5 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (21.88%) SAN
7 6 (18.75%) Citrix
7 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (15.63%) NetApp
9 4 (12.50%) Firmware
9 4 (12.50%) MPLS
9 4 (12.50%) OSPF
9 4 (12.50%) Sun
9 4 (12.50%) SQL
9 4 (12.50%) AIX
9 4 (12.50%) HPUX
9 4 (12.50%) MCP
9 4 (12.50%) DHCP
9 4 (12.50%) DNS
9 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (12.50%) SCCM
9 4 (12.50%) ITSM
9 4 (12.50%) Brocade
9 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003

HP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) MPLS
2 4 (12.50%) OSPF
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) RIP
3 3 (9.38%) Wireless
3 3 (9.38%) BGP
3 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) TACACS
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) FCoE
5 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
1 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) German Language
2 2 (6.25%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (6.25%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Server Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) e-Health
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.38%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) AIX
4 4 (12.50%) HPUX
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) ITSM
2 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) Network Management
3 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) Fault Management
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Test Management
4 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Validation
4 2 (6.25%) Security Management
4 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) MCP
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) MCTS
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.13%) VCAP
5 1 (3.13%) NCDA
5 1 (3.13%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Firmware
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) XenApp
3 3 (9.38%) MetaFrame
3 3 (9.38%) ISA Server
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 3 (9.38%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (6.25%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.38%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (6.25%) OpenView
4 1 (3.13%) OVSD
4 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) Sun
6 4 (12.50%) Brocade
7 3 (9.38%) ProCurve
7 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
7 3 (9.38%) IBM
7 3 (9.38%) CA
8 2 (6.25%) F5
8 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.25%) BT
8 2 (6.25%) Juniper
8 2 (6.25%) Veeam
9 1 (3.13%) TippingPoint