The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 56 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing HP 19 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.46% 3.44% 5.27%
As % of the Vendors category 6.57% 7.01% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 8
Average daily rate
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£290 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.78% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
289 271 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.48% 49.09% 46.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 154 120
Average daily rate £360 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.58 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -20.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

HP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
West Wales - 17 £339 - 8
South Wales -23 2 £135 -61.42% 9
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HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 22 (52.38%) Selenium
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) Maven
3 18 (42.86%) SOAP
3 18 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 18 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 17 (40.48%) SoapUI
5 16 (38.10%) REST
5 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (35.71%) Scrum
7 14 (33.33%) JSON
7 14 (33.33%) XML
7 14 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.95%) Firewall
9 12 (28.57%) Load Balancing
9 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (26.19%) QA
11 9 (21.43%) Oracle
11 9 (21.43%) LoadRunner
11 9 (21.43%) Citrix
11 9 (21.43%) Open Source
12 8 (19.05%) User Stories
12 8 (19.05%) Windows
13 7 (16.67%) MS Office
13 7 (16.67%) SQL
13 7 (16.67%) Cisco
13 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 7 (16.67%) VMware
14 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) SAN
3 4 (9.52%) 2G
3 4 (9.52%) 3G
3 4 (9.52%) 4G
4 3 (7.14%) LAN
4 3 (7.14%) VoIP
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.76%) Wireless
5 2 (4.76%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) WLAN
5 2 (4.76%) DNS
5 2 (4.76%) SSL
5 2 (4.76%) HTTP
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.38%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Selenium
2 21 (50.00%) Maven
3 18 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 17 (40.48%) SoapUI
5 9 (21.43%) LoadRunner
6 6 (14.29%) JIRA
6 6 (14.29%) Ant
6 6 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (9.52%) Toad
7 4 (9.52%) eggPlant
8 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
9 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.76%) Subversion
9 2 (4.76%) JUnit
9 2 (4.76%) Hudson
9 2 (4.76%) JBehave
9 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
9 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
10 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Test Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 4 (9.52%) Integration Test Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Integration Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (9.52%) Support Technician
3 4 (9.52%) Test Leader
3 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Technician
3 4 (9.52%) QA Leader
4 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Test Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) SOAP
2 16 (38.10%) REST
3 14 (33.33%) JSON
3 14 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (14.29%) Web Services
5 4 (9.52%) WAP
5 4 (9.52%) J2ME
6 2 (4.76%) J2EE
6 2 (4.76%) HTML
6 2 (4.76%) RESTful
7 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Open Source
2 6 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.52%) Handset
3 4 (9.52%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) UNIX
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (35.71%) Scrum
5 14 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 12 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 8 (19.05%) User Stories
8 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.90%) Service Management
11 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Test Planning
12 3 (7.14%) High Availability
12 3 (7.14%) ITIL
12 3 (7.14%) TDD
13 2 (4.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) Groovy
3 2 (4.76%) XPath
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) VBScript
3 2 (4.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) vSphere
1 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) vCloud
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) XenServer
3 2 (4.76%) MetaFrame
3 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.76%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Citrix
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco
3 7 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) Symantec
5 4 (9.52%) Apple
5 4 (9.52%) Sun
6 3 (7.14%) Remedy
7 2 (4.76%) ProCurve
7 2 (4.76%) Mitel
7 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 2 (4.76%) EMC
7 2 (4.76%) Juniper
7 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
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