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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 71 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing HP 1540 1563 1513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.76% 2.95% 3.07%
As % of the Vendors category 6.17% 6.55% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 806 810
Average daily rate
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£363 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 86 138
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.01 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £25.90 £29.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £13.73
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +3.78%

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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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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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 -2 1427 £370 +7.24% 308
London +5 523 £400 - 107
South East +5 441 £361 +11.05% 82
East of England +2 135 £300 -2.04% 23
City of London 0 128 £413 +3.12% 25
Berkshire +37 124 £305 +7.01% 18
Hampshire -24 101 £350 +7.69% 14
North West -6 94 £350 +14.75% 21
Surrey +35 92 £401 +23.46% 17
Buckinghamshire +18 78 £325 -7.14% 7
Scotland -24 69 £352 +7.42% 6
Hertfordshire +3 59 £350 +8.10% 15
Yorkshire -35 57 £350 +7.69% 23
Milton Keynes +7 50 £320 -8.57% 5
North East -15 47 £263 -25.00% 2
East Midlands +3 46 £400 +18.51% 10
West Midlands -6 46 £369 +17.06% 19
Tyne and Wear -11 44 £263 -25.00% 2
Leatherhead +3 43 £425 - 2
Reading +22 41 £260 -10.34% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 41 £263 -25.00% 1
West Yorkshire -22 41 £350 +18.64% 14
Manchester +3 32 £341 +5.81% 8
South West -32 32 £300 -11.11% 16
Leeds -18 28 £350 +6.62% 9
Norfolk +10 26 £175 -35.77%
Renfrewshire -1 24 £384 +13.70%
Hook +3 23 £400 +11.73% 1
Erskine +1 23 £384 +13.70%
West Sussex +3 22 £394 +21.15% 6

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1184 (38.02%) Windows
2 852 (27.36%) VMware
3 837 (26.88%) Microsoft
4 687 (22.06%) Security Cleared
5 647 (20.78%) ITIL
6 607 (19.49%) Active Directory
7 601 (19.30%) Cisco
8 558 (17.92%) SAN
9 549 (17.63%) SQL
10 532 (17.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 529 (16.99%) Finance
12 505 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 501 (16.09%) SC Cleared
14 467 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
15 455 (14.61%) Linux
16 420 (13.49%) Citrix
17 406 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
18 399 (12.81%) UNIX
19 380 (12.20%) Oracle
20 365 (11.72%) MS Excel
21 360 (11.56%) Data Centre
22 332 (10.66%) Firewall
23 317 (10.18%) DNS
24 306 (9.83%) Windows Server 2012
25 299 (9.60%) Migration
26 293 (9.41%) IBM
27 290 (9.31%) MS Office
28 278 (8.93%) SQL Server
29 269 (8.64%) Service Management
30 267 (8.57%) Project Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 225 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 180 (5.78%) SharePoint
3 103 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 81 (2.60%) IIS
5 67 (2.15%) Lync
6 62 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 50 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 46 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 46 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 45 (1.45%) Apache
10 44 (1.41%) CMS
11 32 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 28 (0.90%) OpenStack
13 27 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
14 26 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
15 24 (0.77%) Tomcat
16 19 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 16 (0.51%) IBM Notes
18 14 (0.45%) MQSeries
19 13 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 365 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 290 (9.31%) MS Office
3 72 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 37 (1.19%) MS Project
5 35 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.064%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.032%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.032%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.032%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 49 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (1.22%) Exstream
2 38 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 35 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.32%) SAP CRM
5 9 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.22%) SAP HR
8 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.19%) Optimost
9 5 (0.16%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 53 (1.70%) Office 365
2 48 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (0.58%) IaaS
4 18 (0.58%) SaaS
5 15 (0.48%) PaaS
6 7 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.19%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (0.19%) HP Helion
8 4 (0.13%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.032%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.032%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.032%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 558 (17.92%) SAN
2 332 (10.66%) Firewall
3 317 (10.18%) DNS
4 237 (7.61%) DHCP
5 218 (7.00%) TCP/IP
6 213 (6.84%) LAN
7 212 (6.81%) WAN
8 117 (3.76%) NAS
9 114 (3.66%) VPN
10 113 (3.63%) Wireless
11 107 (3.44%) Network Security
12 105 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
13 94 (3.02%) VLAN
14 75 (2.41%) BGP
14 75 (2.41%) Internet
15 74 (2.38%) LDAP
16 70 (2.25%) MPLS
17 65 (2.09%) OSPF
17 65 (2.09%) Cisco Nexus
18 56 (1.80%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 100 (3.21%) Oracle Database
3 80 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 76 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 59 (1.89%) MySQL
6 45 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 32 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 27 (0.87%) DB2
11 26 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 26 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 25 (0.80%) Big Data
13 20 (0.64%) MongoDB
14 18 (0.58%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (0.39%) SAP BW
17 11 (0.35%) IDOL
17 11 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
18 10 (0.32%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 116 (3.73%) JIRA
2 106 (3.40%) HP UFT
3 104 (3.34%) LoadRunner
4 68 (2.18%) SoapUI
5 54 (1.73%) Selenium
6 35 (1.12%) JMeter
7 32 (1.03%) Subversion
8 27 (0.87%) MSI
9 25 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (0.67%) Git (software)
10 21 (0.67%) Jenkins
11 20 (0.64%) Eclipse
12 19 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (0.55%) JUnit
13 17 (0.55%) Visual Studio
13 17 (0.55%) WebDriver
13 17 (0.55%) Cucumber
14 16 (0.51%) Ant
15 12 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
15 12 (0.39%) Gerrit
General
1 529 (16.99%) Finance
2 208 (6.68%) Banking
3 155 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 54 (1.73%) Retail
4 54 (1.73%) Investment Banking
5 49 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 41 (1.32%) Legal
7 24 (0.77%) Marketing
8 23 (0.74%) Billing
9 16 (0.51%) Automotive
10 15 (0.48%) Law
11 14 (0.45%) Back Office
12 13 (0.42%) Advertising
13 11 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.32%) Electronics
15 9 (0.29%) Local Government
16 8 (0.26%) Military
16 8 (0.26%) German Language
16 8 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 553 (17.76%) Analyst
2 248 (7.96%) Consultant
3 228 (7.32%) Test Analyst
4 203 (6.52%) Architect
5 155 (4.98%) Administrator
6 148 (4.75%) Support Engineer
7 143 (4.59%) Network Engineer
8 136 (4.37%) Tester
9 124 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 118 (3.79%) Test Manager
11 103 (3.31%) Support Analyst
11 103 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
12 102 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
13 99 (3.18%) Project Manager
14 98 (3.15%) Developer
15 78 (2.50%) Wintel Engineer
16 76 (2.44%) Server Engineer
17 72 (2.31%) Test Leader
18 59 (1.89%) Infrastructure Architect
19 58 (1.86%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (6.39%) XML
2 154 (4.95%) HTML
3 141 (4.53%) .NET
4 120 (3.85%) Web Services
5 114 (3.66%) SOAP
6 87 (2.79%) Middleware
7 78 (2.50%) JSP
8 69 (2.22%) ASP.NET
9 54 (1.73%) CSS
10 43 (1.38%) XML Messaging
11 35 (1.12%) J2EE
12 31 (1.00%) Application Packaging
13 16 (0.51%) JDBC
14 15 (0.48%) XSD
15 13 (0.42%) JMS
16 12 (0.39%) JNDI
17 11 (0.35%) Ajax
17 11 (0.35%) JSON
17 11 (0.35%) Flash
17 11 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 360 (11.56%) Data Centre
2 259 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
3 171 (5.49%) Clustering
4 94 (3.02%) Management Information System
5 92 (2.95%) Replication
6 71 (2.28%) Computer Science
7 68 (2.18%) CMDB
8 64 (2.06%) HP Storage
9 52 (1.67%) Blackberry
10 40 (1.28%) Thin Client
10 40 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 40 (1.28%) Fat Client
11 37 (1.19%) PKI
12 32 (1.03%) Private Cloud
13 31 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
14 30 (0.96%) EMC VNX
14 30 (0.96%) HP StoreVirtual
14 30 (0.96%) CLARiiON
15 28 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
16 23 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1184 (38.02%) Windows
2 505 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 455 (14.61%) Linux
4 406 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 399 (12.81%) UNIX
6 306 (9.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 251 (8.06%) Windows 7
8 167 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 134 (4.30%) Solaris
10 120 (3.85%) AIX
11 109 (3.50%) HPUX
12 98 (3.15%) Windows XP
13 35 (1.12%) Android
14 32 (1.03%) Windows 8
15 28 (0.90%) SUSE
16 26 (0.83%) CentOS
16 26 (0.83%) Windows Vista
17 24 (0.77%) Ubuntu
17 24 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
18 23 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (20.78%) ITIL
2 299 (9.60%) Migration
3 269 (8.64%) Service Management
4 267 (8.57%) Project Management
5 254 (8.16%) Test Scripting
6 211 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
7 151 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 143 (4.59%) Incident Management
8 143 (4.59%) ITSM
9 138 (4.43%) Test Management
10 134 (4.30%) Change Management
11 115 (3.69%) Service Delivery
12 113 (3.63%) Configuration Management
12 113 (3.63%) Workflow
13 108 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
14 107 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 107 (3.44%) Change Control
15 104 (3.34%) Knowledge Management
16 102 (3.28%) Software Testing
17 94 (3.02%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 549 (17.63%) SQL
2 219 (7.03%) PowerShell
3 206 (6.62%) Java
4 133 (4.27%) Perl
5 130 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 125 (4.01%) Shell Script
7 101 (3.24%) C
8 95 (3.05%) VBScript
9 80 (2.57%) PL/SQL
10 76 (2.44%) C#
11 63 (2.02%) Python
12 51 (1.64%) VB
13 44 (1.41%) Bash Shell
14 29 (0.93%) VBA
15 25 (0.80%) Ruby
16 24 (0.77%) Korn
17 21 (0.67%) PHP
18 18 (0.58%) VB.NET
19 16 (0.51%) C++
20 15 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 687 (22.06%) Security Cleared
2 501 (16.09%) SC Cleared
3 238 (7.64%) ISTQB
4 222 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 208 (6.68%) Cisco Certification
6 192 (6.17%) DV Cleared
7 174 (5.59%) ISEB
8 166 (5.33%) Degree
9 122 (3.92%) MCSE
10 119 (3.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 105 (3.37%) CCNP
12 101 (3.24%) CCNA
13 67 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
14 66 (2.12%) MCITP
15 61 (1.96%) MCP
16 56 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 47 (1.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 34 (1.09%) MCSA
18 34 (1.09%) CCIE
19 32 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (5.59%) SLA
2 143 (4.59%) QA
3 19 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.51%) JSP 440
5 13 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.26%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.19%) GxP
10 6 (0.19%) GAMP
10 6 (0.19%) MiFID
10 6 (0.19%) EMIR
11 5 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 3 (0.096%) COBIT
12 3 (0.096%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.096%) IEC 61508
12 3 (0.096%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.096%) DO-254
12 3 (0.096%) ARP4754
System Software
1 607 (19.49%) Active Directory
2 532 (17.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 240 (7.71%) vSphere
4 231 (7.42%) Hyper-V
5 129 (4.14%) XenApp
6 113 (3.63%) VMware ESX
7 85 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
8 50 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 49 (1.57%) XenDesktop
10 47 (1.51%) NFS
11 38 (1.22%) XenServer
12 37 (1.19%) Xen
13 35 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 30 (0.96%) vCloud
15 28 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 21 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
16 21 (0.67%) ISA Server
17 19 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 18 (0.58%) KVM
19 17 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 467 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 212 (6.81%) SCCM
3 111 (3.56%) OpenView
4 83 (2.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 83 (2.67%) SCOM
5 72 (2.31%) Puppet
6 64 (2.06%) NetBackup
7 58 (1.86%) OVSD
8 50 (1.61%) Backup Exec
9 49 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
10 48 (1.54%) Tivoli
11 46 (1.48%) HP SIM
12 43 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 40 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
14 39 (1.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 33 (1.06%) WSUS
16 25 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
17 22 (0.71%) HP NNM
17 22 (0.71%) ARCserve
18 20 (0.64%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 852 (27.36%) VMware
2 837 (26.88%) Microsoft
3 601 (19.30%) Cisco
4 420 (13.49%) Citrix
5 380 (12.20%) Oracle
6 293 (9.41%) IBM
7 227 (7.29%) Red Hat
8 222 (7.13%) NetApp
9 218 (7.00%) Dell
10 177 (5.68%) EMC
11 150 (4.82%) 3PAR
12 145 (4.66%) F5
13 143 (4.59%) Symantec
14 139 (4.46%) SAP
15 136 (4.37%) BMC
16 134 (4.30%) CheckPoint
17 117 (3.76%) CA
18 105 (3.37%) Juniper
19 101 (3.24%) McAfee
20 95 (3.05%) Brocade
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £150 - £195 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £230 - £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350-£450
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
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