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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.07% - -
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-11.93% +12.72%
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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
70 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 60.34% 45.79% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 16
Average daily rate £400 £315 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -14.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £160 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £14.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 - £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 - £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Dell
4 6 (35.29%) Migration
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) NetApp
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (11.76%) vSphere
8 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (11.76%) Analytics

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (11.76%) WorkSite
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (11.76%) SMS
2 2 (11.76%) MPLS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Junior
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) SAP PI
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) PKI
1 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.76%) Process Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) BCP
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (11.76%) XenServer
5 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (5.88%) MOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Dell
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Intel
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) Metastorm
5 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.88%) Nintex