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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 32 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing HP 25 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.71% 2.79% 3.36%
As % of the Vendors category 15.72% 8.26% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 0
Average daily rate
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£381 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.44% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £10.25 £19.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.43% +65.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
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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
159 121 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.30% 33.80% 53.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 86 79
Average daily rate £388 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 22
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.25 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.98 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £43.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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 (51.35%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (32.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (32.43%) Knowledge Management
2 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 10 (27.03%) Migration
5 9 (24.32%) HTML
6 8 (21.62%) ETL
6 8 (21.62%) SAN
6 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
6 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco
7 7 (18.92%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (18.92%) Oracle
7 7 (18.92%) Windows
7 7 (18.92%) Linux
7 7 (18.92%) ISEB
7 7 (18.92%) Citrix
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (16.22%) JSP
8 6 (16.22%) VBA
8 6 (16.22%) .NET
8 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
8 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (8.11%) TeamSite
1 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) JUnit
2 4 (10.81%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) Ant
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.70%) JMeter
4 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
1 9 (24.32%) Test Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Test Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
3 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Tester
3 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Integration Tester
5 1 (2.70%) IT Support
5 1 (2.70%) Designer
5 1 (2.70%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Tester
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) PC Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) UAT Tester
5 1 (2.70%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) JSP
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (8.11%) REST
3 3 (8.11%) jQuery
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) XSLT
4 2 (5.41%) Spring
4 2 (5.41%) Struts
4 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
4 2 (5.41%) HTML5
4 2 (5.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) W3C
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Knowledge Management
2 10 (27.03%) Migration
3 8 (21.62%) ETL
3 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
4 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
4 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.11%) Test Management
7 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Content Management
8 2 (5.41%) MVC
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.41%) SEO
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Change Control
9 1 (2.70%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) VBA
2 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
1 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) ISEB
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (13.51%) MCITP
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) HP AIS
5 1 (2.70%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) XenApp
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (51.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.70%) Aruba
4 1 (2.70%) IronPort
4 1 (2.70%) Endeca
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) VMware