The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 21 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 30 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 3 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.35% 4.02% 3.59%
As % of the Vendors category 3.53% 10.13% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £32.60 £14.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +123.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
HP
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 79 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 38.12% 39.70% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 62
Average daily rate £411 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.51% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.20 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% +13.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £42.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

HP
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Ipswich -8 3 £425 +13.33% 1
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) LAN
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) ETL
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) Solaris
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) IPsec
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) IPsec
3 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Coordinator
2 3 (21.43%) Coordinator
2 3 (21.43%) QA Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Tester
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Assistant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Assistant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Assistant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (21.43%) Network Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCP
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) ARCserve
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Splunk
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) Sophos
3 2 (14.29%) Mitel
3 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Intel
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp