The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 43 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing HP 4 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.04% 2.34% 2.07%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 5.84% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £333 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% +0.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £11.35 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
177 154 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 45.85% 40.00% 52.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 107 109
Average daily rate £363 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -24.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.10 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 9 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco
6 7 (25.93%) ISEB
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
6 7 (25.93%) JSP
6 7 (25.93%) UNIX
6 7 (25.93%) HTML
6 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 7 (25.93%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (25.93%) MCITP
6 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
6 7 (25.93%) Security Testing
6 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) XenApp
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (22.22%) SCCM
7 6 (22.22%) VMware
7 6 (22.22%) Citrix
7 6 (22.22%) Active Directory

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS Project
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
1 5 (18.52%) FCoE
1 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (18.52%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Test Specialist
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Officer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
1 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
1 7 (25.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) UNIX
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Knowledge Management
1 7 (25.93%) Security Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Test Management
2 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
2 5 (18.52%) ETL
2 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
3 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) CMMI
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) MCITP
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (18.52%) MCSE
3 5 (18.52%) VCP4
3 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (22.22%) XenApp
2 5 (18.52%) vSphere
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (22.22%) SCCM
3 5 (18.52%) SCOM
3 5 (18.52%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
3 6 (22.22%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) IronPort
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Dell