The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 33 32 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing HP 12 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.80% 2.15% 8.22%
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% 4.96% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £456 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +31.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £441 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £471 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
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Wiltshire

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

Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
192 141 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 44.76% 43.25% 52.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 104 138
Average daily rate £450 £413 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% +6.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £12.15 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.33 £22.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (58.82%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (29.41%) IVR
4 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
4 5 (29.41%) System Testing
4 5 (29.41%) WFM
4 5 (29.41%) Matrix Management
4 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Genesys
4 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (29.41%) Empirix
4 5 (29.41%) Siemens
4 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) Verint
5 4 (23.53%) Retail Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) ISEB
5 4 (23.53%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) ATM
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) NonStop SQL
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Retail Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Test Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) UAT Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) UAT Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) UAT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) IVR
2 2 (11.76%) Tandem
3 1 (5.88%) APACS
3 1 (5.88%) EFT
3 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) System Testing
3 5 (29.41%) WFM
3 5 (29.41%) Matrix Management
3 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Content Management
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Genesys
1 5 (29.41%) Empirix
1 5 (29.41%) Siemens
1 5 (29.41%) Verint
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) McAfee
2 3 (17.65%) Sophos
3 1 (5.88%) Brocade
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft