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 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 29 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 15 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.29% 0.61% 4.17%
As % of the Vendors category 10.49% 1.25% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 6
Average daily rate
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£345 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.35 £13.13 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.52% -14.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
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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
143 160 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 40.86% 48.93% 50.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 116 67
Average daily rate £349 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 34
Average hourly rate £11.35 £12.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.34% -55.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £18.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 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 1 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 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 4 (21.05%) CCNP
5 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Fault Management
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) SCOM
6 2 (10.53%) Network Security
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (10.53%) Campaign Management
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
6 2 (10.53%) Active Directory

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) WAN
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) IPsec
3 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Introscope
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
1 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Zephyr
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
1 1 (5.26%) RSpec
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Support
3 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Support
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
1 4 (21.05%) ETL
2 3 (15.79%) Fault Management
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Campaign Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Management
4 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCSP
3 1 (5.26%) CCSE
3 1 (5.26%) CCSA
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Siebel
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) Nokia
4 1 (5.26%) Websense
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade
4 1 (5.26%) IronPort