The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 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 Taunton 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 32 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.55% 1.92% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 5.80% 3.70% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -5.08%
Vendors Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
69 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 43.95% 51.92% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 11 13
Average daily rate £350 £338 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £418 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) assyst
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Front Office
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Technician
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix