The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Southampton region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 37 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing HP 6 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.69% 5.47% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.90% 10.49% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Average hourly rate - £13.25 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -3.44%
Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
154 162 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 43.50% 52.09% 51.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 89 54
Average daily rate £349 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £192 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 27 41
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £10.80 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £30.00 £39.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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 July 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 July 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 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (11.76%) Campaign Management
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Siebel
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) MS Office
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM
5 1 (5.88%) SCOM
5 1 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.88%) RSpec
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Introscope
2 1 (5.88%) JMeter
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.88%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Test Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Campaign Management
1 2 (11.76%) CRM
1 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Logistics
2 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) ERP
2 1 (5.88%) ETL
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Siebel
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle