The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 17 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing HP 10 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.94% 7.69% 3.37%
As % of the Vendors category 13.51% 14.29% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
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Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 56 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 58.73% 53.85% 57.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 14
Average daily rate £425 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -69.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Watford

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Hyper-V
3 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (39.39%) VMware
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
6 9 (27.27%) SAN
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (27.27%) Project Management
7 8 (24.24%) UNIX
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco
7 8 (24.24%) Brocade
7 8 (24.24%) Degree
7 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
7 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (21.21%) NAS
8 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
8 7 (21.21%) ITIL
8 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 6 (18.18%) IBM
9 6 (18.18%) VPN
9 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 6 (18.18%) NetApp
10 5 (15.15%) MPLS
10 5 (15.15%) Quality Management
10 5 (15.15%) Process Management
10 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
10 5 (15.15%) Firewall

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) WorkSite
3 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) SAN
2 7 (21.21%) NAS
3 6 (18.18%) VPN
4 5 (15.15%) LAN
4 5 (15.15%) WAN
4 5 (15.15%) MPLS
4 5 (15.15%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) Big Data
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (9.09%) DB2
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Applications Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Storage Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) J2EE
1 3 (9.09%) XML
1 3 (9.09%) Flash
2 2 (6.06%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.12%) EMC VNX
3 4 (12.12%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (12.12%) CLARiiON
3 4 (12.12%) Symmetrix
3 4 (12.12%) EMC Centera
3 4 (12.12%) Celerra
3 4 (12.12%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) iPad
4 2 (6.06%) HP Storage
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Wiki
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (24.24%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Android
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.03%) HPUX
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Project Management
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.15%) Network Design
3 5 (15.15%) Quality Management
3 5 (15.15%) Process Management
3 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (15.15%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.15%) Data Analytics
3 5 (15.15%) Analytics
3 5 (15.15%) Converged Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Change Control
4 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) C
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.06%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Hyper-V
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 5 (15.15%) XenServer
4 5 (15.15%) vSphere
5 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) Brocade
4 6 (18.18%) NetApp
4 6 (18.18%) IBM
5 5 (15.15%) Dell
6 4 (12.12%) EMC
6 4 (12.12%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.06%) Nintex
7 2 (6.06%) Veritas
7 2 (6.06%) CommVault
7 2 (6.06%) Metastorm
7 2 (6.06%) SAP
7 2 (6.06%) Cognos
8 1 (3.03%) Citrix
8 1 (3.03%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) Sitecore