The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 24 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing HP 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.70% 2.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 11.67% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -1.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Vendors Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
60 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 40.27% 56.00% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 15
Average daily rate £400 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £369 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Back Office
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) assyst
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Front Office
5 2 (28.57%) Statistics
5 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) assyst
2 1 (14.29%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Back Office
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Technician
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Technician
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) MCP
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix