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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 48 53 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs citing HP 26 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.99% 1.57% 3.87%
As % of the Vendors category 9.96% 3.34% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 9
Average daily rate £140 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.87% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £318 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £12.35 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.73 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+74.86% -11.45%
HP
UK

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
261 329 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.09% 47.07% 43.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 214 116
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £188 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.43 £15.95 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
South Wales +7 26 £140 -63.87% 3
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (48.84%) VMware
2 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
3 18 (41.86%) Windows
4 17 (39.53%) Cisco
5 16 (37.21%) ITIL
6 15 (34.88%) Citrix
6 15 (34.88%) Firewall
7 13 (30.23%) Migration
7 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (27.91%) CCNA
8 12 (27.91%) Linux
8 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
9 11 (25.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
9 11 (25.58%) HP Data Protector
9 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
9 11 (25.58%) Internet
9 11 (25.58%) Tivoli
9 11 (25.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (23.26%) SAN
10 10 (23.26%) SLA
10 10 (23.26%) AIX
10 10 (23.26%) Incident Management
10 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (18.60%) Logistics
12 7 (16.28%) ITSM
12 7 (16.28%) Service Management
12 7 (16.28%) Dell
12 7 (16.28%) Project Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) Jetty
2 1 (2.33%) Moodle
2 1 (2.33%) nginx
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
1 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) Firewall
2 11 (25.58%) Internet
3 10 (23.26%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) VLAN
5 2 (4.65%) LAN
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) DMZ
6 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security
6 1 (2.33%) VoIP
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) HP UFT
1 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.33%) Ant
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Hudson
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) JMeter
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.33%) PVCS
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.65%) Billing
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support
1 7 (16.28%) Analyst
1 7 (16.28%) Architect
1 7 (16.28%) Network Engineer
1 7 (16.28%) Network Support
2 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Technical Design Authority
3 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Deployment Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Release Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) Java EE
1 1 (2.33%) jQuery
1 1 (2.33%) LAMP
1 1 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) CMDB
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) PDA
4 1 (2.33%) AS400
4 1 (2.33%) CESG
4 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
3 10 (23.26%) AIX
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.98%) Unix
7 2 (4.65%) HPUX
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.33%) Solaris
8 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) ITIL
2 13 (30.23%) Migration
3 10 (23.26%) Incident Management
4 8 (18.60%) Logistics
5 7 (16.28%) ITSM
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) Service Management
6 5 (11.63%) Resource Management
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.30%) Network Design
7 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.30%) Release Management
7 4 (9.30%) Validation
8 3 (6.98%) Information Security
8 3 (6.98%) Project Governance
8 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.65%) Change Management
9 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.33%) C++
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
1 1 (2.33%) PHP
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.33%) Python
1 1 (2.33%) Ruby
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.91%) CCNA
3 11 (25.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) CCNP
7 1 (2.33%) CCDP
7 1 (2.33%) Dell Certification
7 1 (2.33%) HNC
7 1 (2.33%) MCP
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.33%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) vCloud
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (25.58%) Tivoli
1 11 (25.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (9.30%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 4 (9.30%) WSUS
4 2 (4.65%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.33%) Puppet
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) VMware
2 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
3 17 (39.53%) Cisco
4 15 (34.88%) Citrix
5 7 (16.28%) Dell
6 6 (13.95%) BMC
6 6 (13.95%) IBM
6 6 (13.95%) NetApp
6 6 (13.95%) Remedy
6 6 (13.95%) ServiceNow
7 5 (11.63%) SAP
8 4 (9.30%) 3PAR
9 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.98%) Sun
10 2 (4.65%) CA
10 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.65%) F5
10 2 (4.65%) Google
11 1 (2.33%) Blackboard
11 1 (2.33%) Riverbed