The table below looks at the statistics for HP ASE in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP ASE over the 3 months to 27 February 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Accredited Systems Engineer (HP ASE)
Rank 572 563 534
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -29
Contract jobs citing HP ASE 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.035% 0.030% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£513 £550 £491
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +11.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £474
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11306 9847 8223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.55% 19.59% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6538 5305 4364
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 465 493
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.93% -32.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

HP ASE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP ASE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HP ASE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HP ASE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP ASE within the UK.

HP ASE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HP ASE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP ASE within the UK.

HP ASE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HP ASE
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP ASE within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 3 £513 -6.81% 3
London -17 1 £575 +4.54%
East of England - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 £450 - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -

HP ASE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HP ASE 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 ASE.

1 14 (100.00%) HP
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (85.71%) CCNP
4 11 (78.57%) Wireless
5 9 (64.29%) HP MASE
5 9 (64.29%) WAN
5 9 (64.29%) LAN
5 9 (64.29%) Juniper
5 9 (64.29%) Citrix
5 9 (64.29%) F5
5 9 (64.29%) NetScaler
6 8 (57.14%) Aruba
7 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (50.00%) VMware
7 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (50.00%) OSPF
7 7 (50.00%) BGP
7 7 (50.00%) EIGRP
7 7 (50.00%) WLAN
7 7 (50.00%) Meraki
8 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
8 5 (35.71%) IPv6
8 5 (35.71%) JNCIS
8 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
8 5 (35.71%) Brocade
8 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
8 5 (35.71%) FCoE
8 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel

HP ASE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HP ASE 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 ASE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Wireless
2 9 (64.29%) NetScaler
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) WLAN
3 7 (50.00%) OSPF
3 7 (50.00%) BGP
3 7 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (35.71%) FCoE
4 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (35.71%) IPv6
5 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) Wireless Security
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (7.14%) VPN
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) Network Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
1 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (85.71%) CCNP
3 9 (64.29%) HP MASE
4 5 (35.71%) JNCIS
5 4 (28.57%) CCIE
5 4 (28.57%) CCSE
6 3 (21.43%) CCDP
7 2 (14.29%) CCSP
7 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
7 2 (14.29%) JNCIE
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) ACSP
7 2 (14.29%) HP AIS
8 1 (7.14%) NCDA
8 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) CCDA
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) HP
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) Juniper
3 9 (64.29%) F5
4 8 (57.14%) Aruba
5 7 (50.00%) Meraki
5 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
6 5 (35.71%) Brocade
7 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
7 4 (28.57%) AirMagnet
7 4 (28.57%) Motorola
8 2 (14.29%) EMC
8 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
8 2 (14.29%) Symantec
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.14%) NetApp