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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 18 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing HP 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.26% 1.74% 4.26%
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% 3.85% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £226 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.89% -9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £205 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £247 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
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
51 52 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 44.74% 45.22% 48.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 51
Average daily rate £300 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Average hourly rate £9.50 £23.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% +119.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 August 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
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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 - 3 £500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £313 - 1
Cannock - - - -
HP
West Midlands

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (72.73%) 3PAR
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) EMC
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (27.27%) vSphere
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Solaris
6 2 (18.18%) MCSE
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
6 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) 3PAR
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco