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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 12 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing HP 20 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.66% 4.40% 3.61%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 8.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.73
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.96%
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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
90 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 56.96% 54.95% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 14
Average daily rate £369 £286 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.82% -21.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £419 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 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 (77.42%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Hyper-V
3 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (41.94%) VMware
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (29.03%) SAN
6 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
7 8 (25.81%) Brocade
7 8 (25.81%) UNIX
7 8 (25.81%) Cisco
7 8 (25.81%) Project Management
8 7 (22.58%) Degree
8 7 (22.58%) NAS
9 6 (19.35%) NetApp
9 6 (19.35%) IBM
9 6 (19.35%) Dell
9 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
9 6 (19.35%) ITIL
9 6 (19.35%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) VPN
10 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (16.13%) Risk Analysis

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) WorkSite
3 3 (9.68%) MQSeries
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) SAN
2 7 (22.58%) NAS
3 5 (16.13%) VPN
4 4 (12.90%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
4 4 (12.90%) MPLS
4 4 (12.90%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) Big Data
4 3 (9.68%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (9.68%) DB2
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) HP UFT
1 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Applications Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (3.23%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) J2EE
1 3 (9.68%) XML
1 3 (9.68%) Flash
2 2 (6.45%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.90%) EMC VNX
3 4 (12.90%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (12.90%) CLARiiON
3 4 (12.90%) Symmetrix
3 4 (12.90%) EMC Centera
3 4 (12.90%) Celerra
3 4 (12.90%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (6.45%) Replication
4 2 (6.45%) PKI
4 2 (6.45%) iPad
4 2 (6.45%) HP Storage
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Wiki
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.81%) UNIX
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Android
5 2 (6.45%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (3.23%) HPUX
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (16.13%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Network Design
3 5 (16.13%) Converged Infrastructure
4 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.90%) Change Control
4 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) Quality Management
4 4 (12.90%) Process Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) C
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.45%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Hyper-V
2 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
4 4 (12.90%) XenServer
4 4 (12.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) SCOM
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco
3 8 (25.81%) Brocade
4 6 (19.35%) NetApp
4 6 (19.35%) IBM
4 6 (19.35%) Dell
5 4 (12.90%) EMC
5 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.45%) Nintex
6 2 (6.45%) Veritas
6 2 (6.45%) CommVault
6 2 (6.45%) Metastorm
6 2 (6.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) Cognos
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
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