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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 12 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing HP 18 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 11.61% 5.56% 2.74%
As % of the Vendors category 20.69% 9.62% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.91 £13.75 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+23.00% +0.29%
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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
87 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 56.13% 57.78% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 14
Average daily rate £360 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.88 £19.68 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Hyper-V
3 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (47.06%) VMware
4 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
5 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
7 9 (26.47%) Dell
7 9 (26.47%) SAN
7 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
7 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco
8 8 (23.53%) VMware ESX
8 8 (23.53%) Brocade
9 7 (20.59%) NAS
9 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
9 7 (20.59%) UNIX
9 7 (20.59%) Project Management
10 6 (17.65%) NetApp
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (17.65%) Degree
10 6 (17.65%) Network Design
10 6 (17.65%) Converged Infrastructure
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (14.71%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (14.71%) 3PAR
11 5 (14.71%) Active Directory

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) WorkSite
2 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.88%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) SAN
2 7 (20.59%) NAS
3 5 (14.71%) VPN
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 3 (8.82%) MPLS
5 2 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.82%) Big Data
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) DB2
4 2 (5.88%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Applications Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Storage Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) SAP PI
2 2 (5.88%) Flash
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) J2EE
2 2 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
2 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (11.76%) Celerra
3 4 (11.76%) CLARiiON
3 4 (11.76%) Symmetrix
3 4 (11.76%) EMC Centera
4 3 (8.82%) PKI
5 2 (5.88%) Wiki
5 2 (5.88%) Replication
5 2 (5.88%) iPad
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) UNIX
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.88%) Android
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Project Management
2 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (17.65%) Network Design
2 6 (17.65%) Converged Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
5 3 (8.82%) Analytics
5 3 (8.82%) Quality Management
5 3 (8.82%) Process Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) Change Control
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) C
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.88%) HP ASE
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Hyper-V
2 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (23.53%) VMware ESX
4 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.82%) XenServer
5 3 (8.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
1 3 (8.82%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) VMware
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) Dell
4 8 (23.53%) Cisco
4 8 (23.53%) Brocade
5 6 (17.65%) NetApp
6 5 (14.71%) 3PAR
6 5 (14.71%) EMC
6 5 (14.71%) IBM
7 3 (8.82%) Nintex
7 3 (8.82%) Metastorm
7 3 (8.82%) SAP
8 2 (5.88%) Veritas
8 2 (5.88%) Apple
8 2 (5.88%) CommVault
9 1 (2.94%) Citrix