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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 29 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing HP 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.84% 6.09% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 15.22% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £450 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% +98.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £313 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £550 £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.29% 40.00% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 25
Average daily rate £375 £325 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £9.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -58.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £9.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £17.10 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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
Stafford +2 2 £375 -
Stoke-on-Trent -4 1 £200 -57.89%
HP
West Midlands

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Exstream
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Exstream
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix