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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 48 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing HP 15 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.07% 2.24% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 4.62% 5.77% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +68.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.07% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £13.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £15.00 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £15.00 £15.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
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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
325 260 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.89% 38.81% 45.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 144 95
Average daily rate £364 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £177 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 12
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £14.95 £9.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £90.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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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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 -3 10 £300 -25.00% 4
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HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 15 (44.12%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (35.29%) MS Office
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (32.35%) ISEB
3 11 (32.35%) Finance
4 9 (26.47%) AS400
4 9 (26.47%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (26.47%) Workflow
5 8 (23.53%) Windows
6 6 (17.65%) XML
6 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) Use Case
6 6 (17.65%) Test Management
6 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Cisco
7 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
7 5 (14.71%) Analytics
7 5 (14.71%) User Stories
7 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (11.76%) SOAP
8 4 (11.76%) Banking
8 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
9 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
9 3 (8.82%) JIRA
9 3 (8.82%) Dell

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
1 1 (2.94%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) VRRP
3 1 (2.94%) VLAN
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.94%) AMQP
3 1 (2.94%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) GitLab
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Tester
4 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support
5 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) XML Messaging
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) AS400
2 2 (5.88%) CESG
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Workflow
2 6 (17.65%) Project Management
2 6 (17.65%) Use Case
2 6 (17.65%) Test Management
3 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
3 5 (14.71%) Analytics
3 5 (14.71%) User Stories
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.82%) UML
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.88%) Network Design
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ISEB
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.82%) CCNP
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) HNC
5 2 (5.88%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) vCloud
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) Legato
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Dell
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.88%) McAfee
4 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.94%) Stonesoft
5 1 (2.94%) ESRI
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
5 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.94%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Avaya
5 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Sun