The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Suffolk 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 26 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing HP 11 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.33% 4.71% 8.61%
As % of the Vendors category 11.46% 13.64% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 12
Average daily rate £368 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £290 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £380 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.72%
Vendors Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
96 66 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 37.80% 34.55% 51.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 71
Average daily rate £335 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £237 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -61.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £15.88 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
HP
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 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
Ipswich -11 6 £360 -0.68%
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (81.25%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (56.25%) QA
4 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
5 6 (37.50%) MDX
5 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 6 (37.50%) ETL
5 6 (37.50%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) System Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) ISEB
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) VPN
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 3 (18.75%) VLAN
8 2 (12.50%) PKI
8 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) UNIX
8 2 (12.50%) IPsec
8 2 (12.50%) Solaris

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) VLAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) IPsec
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) QA Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) MDX
1 6 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
3 6 (37.50%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (12.50%) Network Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Splunk
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya
3 1 (6.25%) Brocade
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