The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 58 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 1707 1377 1508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.97% 2.63% 2.72%
As % of the Vendors category 6.59% 5.69% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 781 754
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £171 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 121 162
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £10.56 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.88 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+23.27% -1.69%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25895 24212 26082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.08% 46.26% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15104 13695 13458
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1227 1161 1343
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HP
Daily Rate Trend

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

HP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 1548 £350 +3.70% 376
London +8 531 £400 +6.66% 122
South East +28 424 £325 - 110
Hampshire +24 185 £340 -2.85% 27
City of London -9 125 £400 - 39
North West +10 104 £318 -2.30% 18
Berkshire +26 102 £350 +7.19% 38
South West +12 95 £341 -2.50% 21
East of England -10 95 £325 +18.18% 28
Scotland +4 92 £348 -10.19% 7
West Midlands +23 82 £350 - 23
North East +8 79 £320 +3.22% 6
Yorkshire -14 70 £300 - 30
Tyne and Wear 0 63 £325 +6.55% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 57 £320 +4.91% 1
East Midlands -15 55 £400 +137.03% 10
Surrey +4 47 £275 -14.06% 17
Gosport -2 45 £475 - 11
West Yorkshire +2 44 £290 -9.09% 16
Reading +24 40 £300 - 16
Buckinghamshire +1 40 £275 -2.82% 11
Manchester -4 34 £350 +12.00% 12
Wales -13 32 £275 -14.72% 16
Leeds +19 30 £290 -28.61% 7
Glasgow +9 30 £438 +16.66% 2
Birmingham +12 29 £375 -1.96% 8
Cheshire +8 28 £110 -76.84% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 28 £325 +71.05% 4
Hertfordshire -10 28 £225 -8.16% 13
Wiltshire +9 27 £456 +4.28% 5

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1267 (37.47%) Windows
2 1032 (30.52%) Microsoft
3 967 (28.60%) Security Cleared
4 837 (24.76%) VMware
5 754 (22.30%) SC Cleared
6 708 (20.94%) Active Directory
7 648 (19.17%) ITIL
8 632 (18.69%) Oracle
9 628 (18.57%) Cisco
10 585 (17.30%) HP Quality Center
11 580 (17.15%) SQL
12 579 (17.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 564 (16.68%) SAN
14 530 (15.68%) Finance
15 517 (15.29%) UNIX
16 505 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
17 500 (14.79%) Linux
18 453 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
19 424 (12.54%) Citrix
19 424 (12.54%) DNS
20 415 (12.27%) MS Excel
21 414 (12.24%) ISTQB
22 388 (11.48%) Firewall
23 348 (10.29%) MS Exchange
24 331 (9.79%) MS Office
25 309 (9.14%) .NET
26 303 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
27 299 (8.84%) DHCP
28 298 (8.81%) DV Cleared
29 287 (8.49%) Analytical Skills

HP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 348 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 220 (6.51%) SharePoint
3 187 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 124 (3.67%) IIS
5 116 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 84 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 81 (2.40%) Apache
8 67 (1.98%) WebSphere
9 59 (1.75%) IBM Notes
10 56 (1.66%) WebLogic
11 48 (1.42%) Lync
12 46 (1.36%) Tomcat
13 35 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
13 35 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 33 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
15 26 (0.77%) JBoss
16 24 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
17 21 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
18 18 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
19 13 (0.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 415 (12.27%) MS Excel
2 331 (9.79%) MS Office
3 81 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 80 (2.37%) MS Project
5 49 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.059%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.059%) Mingle
9 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.030%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.030%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 164 (4.85%) Oracle EBS
2 45 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
3 30 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 17 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 15 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
6 15 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (0.35%) Exstream
7 12 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (0.33%) Markit EDM
9 10 (0.30%) BASE24
10 7 (0.21%) SAP FI
11 6 (0.18%) SAP CO
11 6 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
12 5 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
12 5 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 5 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
12 5 (0.15%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 31 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 31 (0.92%) Office 365
2 25 (0.74%) IaaS
2 25 (0.74%) SaaS
3 20 (0.59%) PaaS
4 19 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.18%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.12%) GitHub
7 3 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.089%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 564 (16.68%) SAN
2 424 (12.54%) DNS
3 388 (11.48%) Firewall
4 299 (8.84%) DHCP
5 287 (8.49%) TCP/IP
6 237 (7.01%) LAN
7 225 (6.65%) WAN
8 154 (4.55%) VPN
9 127 (3.76%) Wireless
10 102 (3.02%) Network Security
11 92 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
12 88 (2.60%) SSL
13 82 (2.43%) NAS
14 79 (2.34%) VLAN
15 78 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
16 70 (2.07%) iSCSI
17 67 (1.98%) HTTP
18 63 (1.86%) Internet
19 59 (1.75%) SNMP
20 58 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (8.34%) SQL Server
2 122 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
3 95 (2.81%) Oracle Database
4 54 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 38 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 30 (0.89%) MySQL
8 30 (0.89%) DB2
9 28 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
13 15 (0.44%) Hadoop
14 14 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
15 13 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.30%) DbVisualizer
17 9 (0.27%) MS Access
18 8 (0.24%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 238 (7.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 136 (4.02%) LoadRunner
3 89 (2.63%) JIRA
4 85 (2.51%) Selenium
5 52 (1.54%) Cucumber
6 51 (1.51%) SoapUI
7 41 (1.21%) Maven
8 24 (0.71%) JUnit
9 22 (0.65%) JMeter
10 21 (0.62%) Visual Studio
11 19 (0.56%) Jenkins
11 19 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
12 18 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (0.50%) WebDriver
13 17 (0.50%) Toad
14 16 (0.47%) MSI
15 15 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
16 14 (0.41%) Subversion
17 12 (0.35%) FitNesse
18 11 (0.33%) Ant
General
1 530 (15.68%) Finance
2 202 (5.97%) Banking
3 146 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 81 (2.40%) Retail
5 66 (1.95%) Investment Banking
6 60 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 54 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 45 (1.33%) Legal
9 39 (1.15%) Back Office
10 25 (0.74%) Billing
11 19 (0.56%) Law
12 17 (0.50%) Electronics
13 15 (0.44%) Marketing
14 14 (0.41%) General Ledger
15 12 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.35%) Automotive
16 11 (0.33%) Front Office
17 10 (0.30%) French Language
17 10 (0.30%) German Language
18 9 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 704 (20.82%) Analyst
2 309 (9.14%) Test Analyst
3 232 (6.86%) Consultant
4 219 (6.48%) Tester
5 192 (5.68%) Administrator
6 170 (5.03%) Network Engineer
7 169 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 158 (4.67%) Architect
9 134 (3.96%) Test Manager
10 123 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
11 111 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 104 (3.08%) Support Analyst
13 102 (3.02%) Test Leader
14 86 (2.54%) Service Analyst
15 81 (2.40%) 2nd Line Support
16 80 (2.37%) Service Desk Analyst
17 77 (2.28%) Systems Engineer
18 73 (2.16%) Developer
18 73 (2.16%) Project Manager
19 67 (1.98%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (9.14%) .NET
2 262 (7.75%) HTML
3 235 (6.95%) JSP
4 227 (6.71%) ASP.NET
5 101 (2.99%) XML
6 92 (2.72%) Middleware
7 78 (2.31%) Web Services
8 53 (1.57%) SOAP
9 32 (0.95%) J2EE
9 32 (0.95%) Java EE
10 29 (0.86%) REST
11 27 (0.80%) Application Packaging
12 24 (0.71%) JSON
13 21 (0.62%) CSS
14 19 (0.56%) JMS
15 16 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
16 15 (0.44%) jQuery
17 14 (0.41%) WAP
18 12 (0.35%) OLE
18 12 (0.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 287 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (4.82%) Clustering
3 104 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 104 (3.08%) Replication
4 91 (2.69%) Blackberry
5 60 (1.77%) Thin Client
5 60 (1.77%) Fat Client
6 53 (1.57%) CMDB
7 46 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 45 (1.33%) Computer Science
9 39 (1.15%) Mainframe
10 37 (1.09%) Open Source
11 35 (1.04%) Hedge funds
12 32 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
13 27 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (0.80%) AS400
13 27 (0.80%) Statistics
14 25 (0.74%) Mobile App
15 22 (0.65%) iPad
15 22 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1267 (37.47%) Windows
2 579 (17.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 517 (15.29%) UNIX
4 500 (14.79%) Linux
5 453 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 278 (8.22%) Windows 7
7 247 (7.31%) Windows XP
8 180 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 175 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 146 (4.32%) Solaris
11 118 (3.49%) HPUX
12 113 (3.34%) AIX
13 68 (2.01%) Windows 2000
14 41 (1.21%) Windows 8
15 33 (0.98%) Windows Vista
16 25 (0.74%) Apple iOS
17 23 (0.68%) Android
18 22 (0.65%) SUSE
19 17 (0.50%) VMS
20 12 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 648 (19.17%) ITIL
2 283 (8.37%) Project Management
3 281 (8.31%) Test Scripting
4 243 (7.19%) Migration
5 222 (6.57%) Service Management
6 206 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
7 190 (5.62%) Test Automation
8 185 (5.47%) Knowledge Management
9 172 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 166 (4.91%) CRM
11 162 (4.79%) Software Testing
12 159 (4.70%) Service Delivery
13 147 (4.35%) Problem Management
14 145 (4.29%) Test Strategy
15 144 (4.26%) Change Management
16 132 (3.90%) Configuration Management
17 130 (3.85%) Incident Management
18 112 (3.31%) Performance Testing
19 110 (3.25%) Validation
19 110 (3.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 580 (17.15%) SQL
2 251 (7.42%) JavaScript
3 193 (5.71%) Java
4 188 (5.56%) VB
5 178 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 151 (4.47%) C#
7 98 (2.90%) VBScript
8 94 (2.78%) Perl
9 89 (2.63%) C
10 69 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 54 (1.60%) VBA
12 40 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 36 (1.06%) Korn
14 32 (0.95%) Python
15 25 (0.74%) Bash Shell
16 17 (0.50%) PHP
17 14 (0.41%) T-SQL
18 13 (0.38%) C-shell
18 13 (0.38%) C++
19 12 (0.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 967 (28.60%) Security Cleared
2 754 (22.30%) SC Cleared
3 414 (12.24%) ISTQB
4 303 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 298 (8.81%) DV Cleared
6 268 (7.93%) Cisco Certification
7 218 (6.45%) ISEB
8 199 (5.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 187 (5.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 173 (5.12%) MCSE
11 150 (4.44%) CCNA
12 130 (3.85%) CCNP
13 124 (3.67%) Degree
14 114 (3.37%) MCITP
15 98 (2.90%) MCP
16 79 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 55 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
18 35 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 31 (0.92%) CISSP
20 29 (0.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (7.16%) SLA
1 242 (7.16%) QA
2 29 (0.86%) JSP 440
3 17 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.27%) COBIT
7 7 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.12%) P3O
9 3 (0.089%) BS15000
9 3 (0.089%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.059%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.030%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.030%) FATCA
11 1 (0.030%) EMIR
11 1 (0.030%) GxP
System Software
1 708 (20.94%) Active Directory
2 505 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 231 (6.83%) vSphere
4 175 (5.18%) Hyper-V
5 154 (4.55%) XenApp
6 121 (3.58%) VMware ESX
7 113 (3.34%) VMware ESXi
8 58 (1.72%) NFS
9 51 (1.51%) XenDesktop
10 44 (1.30%) XenServer
11 34 (1.01%) Terminal Services
11 34 (1.01%) Firmware
11 34 (1.01%) vCloud
12 27 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
13 24 (0.71%) ISA Server
14 23 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 22 (0.65%) Nmap
16 21 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
17 17 (0.50%) VMware Server
18 15 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 585 (17.30%) HP Quality Center
2 200 (5.92%) SCCM
3 147 (4.35%) OpenView
4 125 (3.70%) SCOM
5 119 (3.52%) NetBackup
6 114 (3.37%) HP SIM
7 91 (2.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 90 (2.66%) Backup Exec
9 80 (2.37%) Tivoli
10 53 (1.57%) Nagios
11 50 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 45 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
13 43 (1.27%) HP UCMDB
14 35 (1.04%) Control-M
15 32 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
16 28 (0.83%) OVSD
16 28 (0.83%) Puppet
17 27 (0.80%) WSUS
17 27 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 26 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1032 (30.52%) Microsoft
2 837 (24.76%) VMware
3 632 (18.69%) Oracle
4 628 (18.57%) Cisco
5 424 (12.54%) Citrix
6 283 (8.37%) IBM
7 240 (7.10%) EMC
8 227 (6.71%) Dell
9 206 (6.09%) Red Hat
10 160 (4.73%) NetApp
11 150 (4.44%) Juniper
12 145 (4.29%) Symantec
13 140 (4.14%) CheckPoint
14 130 (3.85%) F5
15 129 (3.82%) 3PAR
16 110 (3.25%) BMC
17 102 (3.02%) McAfee
18 93 (2.75%) SAP
19 89 (2.63%) Sun
20 76 (2.25%) Brocade
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £139 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £16 - £20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
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Hook, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
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Peterlee, County Durham
Rullion IT Plus
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Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £150 - £270 per day
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