The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 27 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing HP 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.69% 4.92% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% 11.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.44% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +5.83%
HP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
87 52 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 49.15% 42.62% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 18
Average daily rate £395 £268 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.66% -10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 9
Average hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +54.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.21 £15.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.20 £20.13
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 Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Staffordshire region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Staffordshire region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £316 -
Tamworth - 1 £325 - 1
Cannock - - - - 1
HP
West Midlands

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) HPUX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (20.00%) zOS
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) QA

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX Support
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Integrator
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) HPUX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (20.00%) zOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) EAI
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat