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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 32 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing HP 14 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.89% 0.30% 4.71%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 0.65% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.35 - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.89%
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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
147 154 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 40.83% 45.70% 51.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 100 65
Average daily rate £340 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 22
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.72 £27.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 October 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) CCNP
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) Fault Management
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Selenium
6 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (10.00%) Maven
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) JIRA
6 2 (10.00%) SCOM
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Zephyr
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) JMeter
1 2 (10.00%) JUnit
1 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) Introscope
2 1 (5.00%) RSpec
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support
3 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Support
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
1 4 (20.00%) ETL
2 3 (15.00%) Fault Management
3 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) Campaign Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCSP
3 1 (5.00%) CCSE
3 1 (5.00%) CCSA
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (10.00%) Siebel
5 1 (5.00%) Nokia
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.00%) Websense
5 1 (5.00%) Endeca
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) IronPort