The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Staffordshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 19 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing HP 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.51% 1.03% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 2.38% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £250 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54 42 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 40.60% 43.30% 57.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 39
Average daily rate £300 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 23
Average hourly rate £17.03 £15.31 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -12.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.13 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.55 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
HP
West Midlands

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
HP
West Midlands

HP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Project Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco