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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 43 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 5 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.11% 3.41% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 7.28% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 20
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £286 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £550 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
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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
188 151 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 41.59% 46.75% 50.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 120 149
Average daily rate £420 £398 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.69 £14.02 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.89% -11.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £14.03 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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 24 December 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 5 (31.25%) BASE24
3 5 (31.25%) Tandem
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) McAfee
5 3 (18.75%) Sophos
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Verint

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) ATM
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) NonStop SQL
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) UAT Tester
3 2 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Tandem
2 2 (12.50%) IVR
3 1 (6.25%) EFT
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Content Management
3 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) WFM
3 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) McAfee
1 3 (18.75%) Sophos
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Genesys
2 2 (12.50%) Empirix
2 2 (12.50%) Siemens
2 2 (12.50%) Verint
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) Brocade