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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank - 14 11
Contract jobs citing HP 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 5.56% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category - 8.16% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £310 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £336
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.68 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-8.83% +9.09%
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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
53 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 53.54% 68.06% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 16
Average daily rate £450 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £168 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £724 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.30 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.64% +93.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) Summit

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle