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 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 35 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing HP 10 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.93% 1.69% 4.59%
As % of the Vendors category 6.41% 3.95% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +64.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £319 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £470 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.66% +12.06%
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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
156 152 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 45.75% 42.82% 52.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 108 89
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £16.85 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £21.93 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (37.14%) PowerShell
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
4 12 (34.29%) SQL
5 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
5 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
5 11 (31.43%) Knowledge Management
5 11 (31.43%) ISTQB
6 10 (28.57%) Windows
7 9 (25.71%) Linux
7 9 (25.71%) SAN
7 9 (25.71%) ISEB
7 9 (25.71%) Citrix
7 9 (25.71%) Cisco
7 9 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (22.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
8 8 (22.86%) JSP
8 8 (22.86%) UNIX
8 8 (22.86%) HTML
8 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
8 8 (22.86%) .NET
8 8 (22.86%) Security Testing
8 8 (22.86%) MCITP
9 7 (20.00%) Test Management
9 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (17.14%) SCCM

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS Project
3 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.86%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) FCoE
2 5 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 6 (17.14%) Test Specialist
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (5.71%) Project Officer
6 1 (2.86%) UAT Tester
6 1 (2.86%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) IT Support
6 1 (2.86%) Designer
6 1 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) HTML
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
1 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
1 8 (22.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) UNIX
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (22.86%) Security Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Test Management
3 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) ETL
5 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) CMMI
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) PowerShell
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) VBScript
5 3 (8.57%) VBA
6 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (31.43%) ISTQB
2 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) ISEB
3 9 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (22.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 8 (22.86%) MCITP
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (14.29%) VCP4
5 5 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
1 6 (17.14%) XenApp
2 5 (14.29%) vSphere
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (17.14%) SCCM
3 5 (14.29%) SCOM
3 5 (14.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) 3PAR
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) IronPort
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Dell