The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Swindon 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 34 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing HP 15 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.38% 3.33% 4.32%
As % of the Vendors category 8.47% 7.38% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 15
Average daily rate £467 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.21% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £303 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £444 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.72%
Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
177 122 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 39.86% 45.19% 54.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 98 155
Average daily rate £400 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £13.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.27% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
HP
Wiltshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 12 (40.00%) Finance
1 12 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 8 (26.67%) BMC
4 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (26.67%) ITSM
5 7 (23.33%) Workflow
5 7 (23.33%) CMS
5 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (23.33%) FrontRange
5 7 (23.33%) CA
5 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (23.33%) ServiceNow
6 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (16.67%) System Testing
7 5 (16.67%) WFM
7 5 (16.67%) Matrix Management
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
7 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (16.67%) IVR
7 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
7 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Empirix
7 5 (16.67%) Siemens
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco
7 5 (16.67%) Genesys
7 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.67%) Verint

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (23.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.33%) SNMP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) JMeter
2 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) ServiceNow Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Software Asset Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Support
5 1 (3.33%) UAT Manager
5 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Defect Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Deskside Support
5 1 (3.33%) UAT Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) SOAP
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) IVR
2 2 (6.67%) PDA
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.33%) APACS
3 1 (3.33%) Tandem
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) iSeries
3 1 (3.33%) EPoS
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (26.67%) ITSM
3 7 (23.33%) Workflow
3 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.67%) System Testing
4 5 (16.67%) WFM
4 5 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Test Management
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) Network Management
7 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C#
1 2 (6.67%) C++
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
1 2 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9002
2 1 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (6.67%) OpenView
3 2 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (6.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) BMC
2 7 (23.33%) FrontRange
2 7 (23.33%) CA
2 7 (23.33%) ServiceNow
3 5 (16.67%) Empirix
3 5 (16.67%) Siemens
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) Genesys
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Verint
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) Capita
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.33%) Compaq
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
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