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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 21 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 9 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.38% 6.77% 4.82%
As % of the Vendors category 11.84% 13.85% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £260 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +8.03%
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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
76 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 53.90% 48.87% 63.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 14
Average daily rate £425 £335 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (40.74%) UNIX
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 9 (33.33%) IBM
6 8 (29.63%) Retail
7 7 (25.93%) Degree
7 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
8 6 (22.22%) SAN
8 6 (22.22%) HP UFT
8 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner
8 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
8 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 6 (22.22%) DB2
8 6 (22.22%) J2EE
8 6 (22.22%) HTML
8 6 (22.22%) Java
8 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (22.22%) XML
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL
8 6 (22.22%) Flash
8 6 (22.22%) MQSeries
8 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
8 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
8 6 (22.22%) VMware
8 6 (22.22%) DbVisualizer
8 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (22.22%) MQSeries
1 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) WorkSite
3 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) MPLS
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) NAS
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 4 (14.81%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) DB2
2 6 (22.22%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Big Data
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) HP UFT
1 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (29.63%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Applications Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Portfolio Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Storage Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Storage Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Field Service Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
1 6 (22.22%) J2EE
1 6 (22.22%) XML
1 6 (22.22%) Flash
2 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Celerra
3 1 (3.70%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.70%) Symmetrix
3 1 (3.70%) EMC Centera
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.70%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) Android
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (3.70%) HPUX
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
2 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 6 (22.22%) System Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Converged Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Network Design
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
4 4 (14.81%) Process Management
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) Change Control
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (7.41%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.81%) XenServer
4 4 (14.81%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) IBM
3 6 (22.22%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) Brocade
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) NetApp
6 2 (7.41%) Veritas
6 2 (7.41%) Metastorm
6 2 (7.41%) CommVault
6 2 (7.41%) Nintex
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) Cognos
6 2 (7.41%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.70%) 3PAR