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 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 69 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing HP 1487 1519 1416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.79% 2.87% 2.99%
As % of the Vendors category 6.21% 6.39% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 825 757
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £219 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 97 126
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.91 £13.75 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+23.00% +0.29%

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
23947 23780 22159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.90% 44.92% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13966 13494 11792
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1088 1048 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -6 1359 £363 +3.57% 336
London +7 466 £400 - 92
South East +2 412 £363 +11.53% 93
East of England 0 123 £254 -15.50% 21
City of London -7 116 £425 +6.25% 28
Berkshire +37 115 £290 -3.33% 27
Hampshire -20 110 £350 +7.69% 15
North West -8 98 £340 +14.94% 26
Buckinghamshire +19 85 £328 -6.42% 7
Scotland -8 77 £348 +6.34% 9
West Midlands -4 65 £343 +9.16% 35
East Midlands +6 55 £403 +11.80% 10
Yorkshire -42 55 £325 -5.79% 21
Surrey +22 53 £430 +32.30% 19
Hertfordshire +8 53 £350 +40.00% 9
Milton Keynes +10 48 £315 -6.66% 4
Reading +15 42 £280 -6.66% 14
South West +4 38 £415 +18.57% 32
Tyne and Wear -4 37 £282 -19.42% 3
North East -10 37 £282 -16.44% 4
West Yorkshire -28 37 £350 +20.68% 10
Manchester +10 35 £340 -24.44% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 35 £279 -20.42% 2
Norfolk +15 28 £175 -36.36%
Leeds -12 27 £335 -5.96% 8
Hook +1 26 £400 +3.45%
Wales -2 26 £300 -25.00% 5
Southampton +12 24 £350 -10.82% 2
Erskine +1 24 £421 +30.21%
Renfrewshire 0 24 £421 +30.21%

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1167 (39.24%) Windows
2 834 (28.04%) Microsoft
3 825 (27.74%) VMware
4 647 (21.76%) Security Cleared
5 613 (20.61%) ITIL
6 583 (19.60%) Cisco
7 572 (19.23%) Active Directory
8 546 (18.36%) SAN
9 516 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 491 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 488 (16.41%) SQL
12 479 (16.11%) Finance
13 474 (15.94%) SC Cleared
14 444 (14.93%) Linux
15 415 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
16 410 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
17 404 (13.58%) Citrix
18 370 (12.44%) UNIX
19 358 (12.04%) Oracle
20 356 (11.97%) MS Excel
21 345 (11.60%) Data Centre
22 319 (10.73%) Firewall
23 313 (10.52%) DNS
24 309 (10.39%) Migration
25 286 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
26 277 (9.31%) IBM
27 270 (9.08%) MS Office
28 260 (8.74%) Project Management
29 252 (8.47%) Service Management
29 252 (8.47%) Analytical Skills

HP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 218 (7.33%) MS Exchange
2 190 (6.39%) SharePoint
3 102 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 81 (2.72%) IIS
5 64 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 63 (2.12%) Lync
7 53 (1.78%) CMS
8 51 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 49 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 43 (1.45%) Apache
11 41 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 34 (1.14%) WebLogic
13 32 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
14 27 (0.91%) OpenStack
15 24 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
16 23 (0.77%) Tomcat
17 18 (0.61%) IBM Notes
18 17 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 15 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
20 14 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 356 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 270 (9.08%) MS Office
3 57 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 36 (1.21%) MS Project
5 34 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.034%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.034%) Windchill
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.034%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 59 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (1.31%) Exstream
4 34 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.20%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.17%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.17%) Optimost
9 5 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.13%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 48 (1.61%) Office 365
2 40 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.50%) SaaS
5 12 (0.40%) PaaS
6 11 (0.37%) IaaS
7 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.17%) HP Helion
8 4 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
8 4 (0.13%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.067%) GitHub
10 2 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.034%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.034%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 546 (18.36%) SAN
2 319 (10.73%) Firewall
3 313 (10.52%) DNS
4 234 (7.87%) DHCP
5 212 (7.13%) TCP/IP
6 204 (6.86%) LAN
7 200 (6.72%) WAN
8 119 (4.00%) Wireless
9 118 (3.97%) VPN
10 113 (3.80%) NAS
11 107 (3.60%) Network Security
12 102 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
13 93 (3.13%) VLAN
14 85 (2.86%) BGP
15 76 (2.56%) OSPF
16 72 (2.42%) LDAP
16 72 (2.42%) Internet
17 68 (2.29%) Cisco Nexus
18 66 (2.22%) MPLS
19 65 (2.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 91 (3.06%) Oracle Database
3 76 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 71 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 47 (1.58%) MySQL
6 43 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 40 (1.34%) Relational Database
8 30 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 28 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 27 (0.91%) DB2
12 21 (0.71%) Hadoop
12 21 (0.71%) Big Data
13 18 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
14 14 (0.47%) MongoDB
15 13 (0.44%) IDOL
16 12 (0.40%) SAP BW
17 9 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 106 (3.56%) JIRA
2 89 (2.99%) LoadRunner
3 78 (2.62%) QuickTest Pro
4 55 (1.85%) Selenium
5 41 (1.38%) SoapUI
6 31 (1.04%) MSI
6 31 (1.04%) JMeter
7 24 (0.81%) Subversion
8 23 (0.77%) Jenkins
9 20 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (0.64%) JUnit
11 18 (0.61%) Eclipse
12 17 (0.57%) Cucumber
13 16 (0.54%) Ant
14 15 (0.50%) Visual Studio
14 15 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (0.50%) Git (software)
15 14 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
16 13 (0.44%) Maven
16 13 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 479 (16.11%) Finance
2 156 (5.25%) Banking
3 126 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 50 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 46 (1.55%) Retail
6 37 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 34 (1.14%) Legal
8 23 (0.77%) Billing
9 22 (0.74%) Marketing
10 16 (0.54%) Law
11 14 (0.47%) Automotive
12 12 (0.40%) Advertising
12 12 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.40%) Back Office
13 8 (0.27%) Local Government
14 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.24%) French Language
14 7 (0.24%) German Language
15 6 (0.20%) Electronics
15 6 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 498 (16.75%) Analyst
2 251 (8.44%) Consultant
3 201 (6.76%) Architect
4 185 (6.22%) Test Analyst
5 144 (4.84%) Administrator
6 139 (4.67%) Support Engineer
6 139 (4.67%) Network Engineer
7 136 (4.57%) Tester
8 134 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 105 (3.53%) Project Manager
10 97 (3.26%) Support Analyst
11 95 (3.19%) Test Manager
12 92 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
12 92 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support
13 90 (3.03%) Developer
14 75 (2.52%) Server Engineer
15 71 (2.39%) Wintel Engineer
16 66 (2.22%) Test Leader
17 53 (1.78%) Infrastructure Architect
18 51 (1.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (5.82%) HTML
2 165 (5.55%) XML
3 149 (5.01%) .NET
4 114 (3.83%) Web Services
5 83 (2.79%) SOAP
5 83 (2.79%) Middleware
6 80 (2.69%) ASP.NET
6 80 (2.69%) JSP
7 61 (2.05%) CSS
8 37 (1.24%) Application Packaging
9 31 (1.04%) J2EE
10 18 (0.61%) XML Messaging
11 17 (0.57%) JDBC
12 15 (0.50%) REST
13 12 (0.40%) JSON
14 11 (0.37%) JNDI
14 11 (0.37%) HTML5
14 11 (0.37%) SAP PI
15 10 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
15 10 (0.34%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 345 (11.60%) Data Centre
2 252 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 170 (5.72%) Clustering
4 93 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 84 (2.82%) Replication
6 69 (2.32%) CMDB
7 59 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 49 (1.65%) Fat Client
8 49 (1.65%) Thin Client
9 48 (1.61%) Blackberry
10 40 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 34 (1.14%) PKI
12 32 (1.08%) Private Cloud
13 27 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
14 24 (0.81%) CLARiiON
15 20 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (0.67%) NHS
16 19 (0.64%) iPad
17 17 (0.57%) Cryptography
17 17 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1167 (39.24%) Windows
2 491 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 444 (14.93%) Linux
4 415 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 370 (12.44%) UNIX
6 286 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 239 (8.04%) Windows 7
8 167 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 125 (4.20%) Solaris
10 120 (4.03%) HPUX
11 119 (4.00%) AIX
12 96 (3.23%) Windows XP
13 31 (1.04%) Android
14 27 (0.91%) SUSE
15 26 (0.87%) Windows 8
16 23 (0.77%) Windows Vista
17 22 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
18 21 (0.71%) Ubuntu
19 20 (0.67%) Apple iOS
19 20 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (20.61%) ITIL
2 309 (10.39%) Migration
3 260 (8.74%) Project Management
4 252 (8.47%) Service Management
5 220 (7.40%) Test Scripting
6 198 (6.66%) Agile Software Development
7 144 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 137 (4.61%) Change Management
9 136 (4.57%) ITSM
10 135 (4.54%) Incident Management
11 125 (4.20%) Knowledge Management
12 111 (3.73%) Workflow
13 107 (3.60%) Service Delivery
14 104 (3.50%) Test Strategy
15 101 (3.40%) Configuration Management
16 100 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
17 99 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
17 99 (3.33%) Software Testing
17 99 (3.33%) Test Management
18 88 (2.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 488 (16.41%) SQL
2 211 (7.09%) PowerShell
3 183 (6.15%) Java
4 142 (4.77%) JavaScript
5 112 (3.77%) C
6 107 (3.60%) Shell Script
7 96 (3.23%) Perl
8 94 (3.16%) VBScript
9 75 (2.52%) C#
10 56 (1.88%) Python
11 55 (1.85%) PL/SQL
12 45 (1.51%) VB
13 37 (1.24%) Bash Shell
14 33 (1.11%) VBA
15 23 (0.77%) PHP
16 22 (0.74%) Ruby
17 21 (0.71%) Korn
18 20 (0.67%) VB.NET
19 15 (0.50%) T-SQL
20 13 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 647 (21.76%) Security Cleared
2 474 (15.94%) SC Cleared
3 229 (7.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 219 (7.36%) Cisco Certification
5 218 (7.33%) ISTQB
6 193 (6.49%) DV Cleared
7 175 (5.88%) ISEB
8 145 (4.88%) Degree
9 127 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 125 (4.20%) MCSE
11 111 (3.73%) CCNP
12 94 (3.16%) CCNA
13 78 (2.62%) MCITP
14 60 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
15 57 (1.92%) MCP
15 57 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 52 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 37 (1.24%) CCSE
18 36 (1.21%) CCIE
19 33 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (5.31%) SLA
2 136 (4.57%) QA
3 17 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.50%) JSP 440
5 14 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.13%) EMIR
8 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.13%) GxP
8 4 (0.13%) GAMP
8 4 (0.13%) MiFID
9 3 (0.10%) COBIT
9 3 (0.10%) WCAG
9 3 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.10%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.10%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.067%) COREP
10 2 (0.067%) FINREP
System Software
1 572 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 516 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 237 (7.97%) Hyper-V
4 221 (7.43%) vSphere
5 116 (3.90%) XenApp
6 114 (3.83%) VMware ESX
7 76 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
8 50 (1.68%) XenDesktop
9 45 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 41 (1.38%) NFS
11 38 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 36 (1.21%) Xen
13 33 (1.11%) XenServer
14 27 (0.91%) vCloud
15 22 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
16 21 (0.71%) ISA Server
17 20 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 17 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 16 (0.54%) Firmware
20 13 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 410 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
2 219 (7.36%) SCCM
3 121 (4.07%) OpenView
4 98 (3.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 94 (3.16%) SCOM
6 61 (2.05%) Puppet
7 57 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
8 52 (1.75%) NetBackup
9 51 (1.71%) OVSD
10 48 (1.61%) Tivoli
10 48 (1.61%) HP SIM
11 47 (1.58%) Backup Exec
12 39 (1.31%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 33 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 31 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
14 31 (1.04%) WSUS
15 24 (0.81%) SCVMM
16 21 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 20 (0.67%) ARCserve
17 20 (0.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 834 (28.04%) Microsoft
2 825 (27.74%) VMware
3 583 (19.60%) Cisco
4 404 (13.58%) Citrix
5 358 (12.04%) Oracle
6 277 (9.31%) IBM
7 236 (7.94%) NetApp
8 222 (7.46%) Dell
9 218 (7.33%) Red Hat
10 178 (5.99%) EMC
11 154 (5.18%) F5
12 145 (4.88%) CheckPoint
12 145 (4.88%) 3PAR
13 124 (4.17%) SAP
14 119 (4.00%) Symantec
15 113 (3.80%) Juniper
16 111 (3.73%) CA
17 110 (3.70%) BMC
18 95 (3.19%) McAfee
19 93 (3.13%) Brocade
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Rate: £16.00 - £30.00 per hour + n/a
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