The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Watford region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 18 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.48% 2.33% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 4.44% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.03% -
Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 52.34% 52.33% 60.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 12
Average daily rate £285 £363 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.37% +83.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £305 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £50.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.50% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
HP
Hertfordshire

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, 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%) UNIX
1 13 (76.47%) IBM
1 13 (76.47%) Retail
2 12 (70.59%) WebSphere
2 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) Manufacturing
2 12 (70.59%) DB2
2 12 (70.59%) MQSeries
2 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) AIX
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) ITIL
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Dell
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
5 6 (35.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 6 (35.29%) ISEB
5 6 (35.29%) Sun
5 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
5 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
5 6 (35.29%) J2EE
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (35.29%) IIS
5 6 (35.29%) Linux

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) MQSeries
1 12 (70.59%) WebSphere
2 6 (35.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (35.29%) IIS
2 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) OSPF
3 1 (5.88%) BGP
3 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.88%) ATM
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) PPP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) DB2
2 6 (35.29%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) DTS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (76.47%) Retail
2 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Delivery Project Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Service Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Services Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) J2EE
1 6 (35.29%) XML
1 6 (35.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) UNIX
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) AIX
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) SUSE
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) HPUX
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 6 (35.29%) Web Development
3 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
3 6 (35.29%) System Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) BCP
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) IBM
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) Dell
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (35.29%) Sun
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Mitel
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Aruba
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.88%) Sybase
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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