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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 31 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing HP 10 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.60% 7.43% 4.52%
As % of the Vendors category 5.46% 16.67% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.73 £10.00 £11.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.25% -11.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-14.37% +16.36%
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
183 168 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 47.53% 44.56% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 74 65
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £426 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 21
Average hourly rate £10.50 £35.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +137.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 4 March 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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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 -15 7 £275 -15.38% 1
Barnsley - 1 £250 -
HP
Yorkshire

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) Capacity Management
4 6 (21.43%) MS Office
4 6 (21.43%) CCNP
4 6 (21.43%) SAN
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (21.43%) Firewall
5 5 (17.86%) EIGRP
5 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
5 5 (17.86%) DNS
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
5 5 (17.86%) F5
6 4 (14.29%) Brocade
6 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 4 (14.29%) AIX
6 4 (14.29%) HPUX
6 4 (14.29%) Sun
6 4 (14.29%) CCNA
6 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 4 (14.29%) BGP
6 4 (14.29%) ITSM
7 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
7 3 (10.71%) Wireless
7 3 (10.71%) CA
7 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner

HP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) EIGRP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) BGP
4 3 (10.71%) Wireless
4 3 (10.71%) MPLS
4 3 (10.71%) OSPF
4 3 (10.71%) RIP
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.14%) TACACS
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) DHCP
6 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.57%) JMeter
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.71%) e-Health
1 3 (10.71%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.29%) AIX
3 4 (14.29%) HPUX
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Capacity Management
3 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.29%) ITSM
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Network Management
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Fault Management
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Security Management
5 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) CCNP
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (7.14%) OpenView
3 1 (3.57%) OVSD
3 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
2 5 (17.86%) F5
3 4 (14.29%) Brocade
3 4 (14.29%) Sun
4 3 (10.71%) CA
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Riverbed
4 3 (10.71%) ProCurve
5 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) BT
6 1 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) AppSense
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper