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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 39 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing HP 9 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.14% 1.46% 2.26%
As % of the Vendors category 5.20% 3.45% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£206 £470 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.11% +24.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £303 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £470 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
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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
173 174 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 41.09% 42.23% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 123 131
Average daily rate £390 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 13
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £28.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Management
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (26.67%) Splunk
5 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (13.33%) Remedy
6 2 (13.33%) SCCM
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (13.33%) iPhone
6 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 1 (6.67%) Veeam
7 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
7 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 1 (6.67%) Firewall
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) OpenText
7 1 (6.67%) VMware

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) SMTP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
1 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.67%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Splunk
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Websense
4 1 (6.67%) Toshiba
4 1 (6.67%) OpenText
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco