The table below looks at the statistics for HP SiteScope skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP SiteScope over the 3 months to 22 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP SiteScope
Rank 581 570 557
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing HP SiteScope 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£438 £450 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +72.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £460 £261
% change year-on-year
- +76.07%
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 Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4508 3672 3192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.27% 7.13% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2821 2205 1674
Average daily rate £415 £387 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.16% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 139 206
Average hourly rate £20.28 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £12.42 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.69%

HP SiteScope
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HP SiteScope Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HP SiteScope
Daily Rate Trend

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

HP SiteScope Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HP SiteScope
Hourly Rate Trend

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

HP SiteScope Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HP SiteScope
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP SiteScope within the UK over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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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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
London +14 3 £438 +13.63% 1
England -32 3 £438 +13.63% 1
City of London +1 2 £438 -2.77%

HP SiteScope
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HP SiteScope 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 SiteScope.

1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) JMeter
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Statistics
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (50.00%) LoadUI
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) BPR
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner

HP SiteScope
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HP SiteScope 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 SiteScope. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JMeter
1 4 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 4 (50.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) BPR
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Development
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Certification
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) IBM