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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 38 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 9 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.39% 2.11% 3.09%
As % of the Vendors category 6.04% 4.05% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£333 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £330 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.35 £13.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +10.34%
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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
149 173 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.63% 52.11% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 108 62
Average daily rate £340 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -43.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 2 (14.29%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Siebel
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) SCOM
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.14%) Introscope
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
1 1 (7.14%) RSpec
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) PC Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) CRM
1 2 (14.29%) ETL
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
1 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
1 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (14.29%) Campaign Management
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCSE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCSP
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Siebel
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Websense
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) IronPort
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR