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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 10 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing HP 13 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.50% 4.79% 2.75%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 8.54% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £15.75 £13.98
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +12.70%
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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
65 82 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 62.50% 56.16% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 14
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.86 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +116.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 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 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (60.00%) VMware
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (44.00%) Dell
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (32.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (28.00%) Project Management
7 6 (24.00%) Migration
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco
7 6 (24.00%) NetApp
7 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (20.00%) VPN
8 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) EMC
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (16.00%) 3PAR
10 3 (12.00%) Change Control
10 3 (12.00%) Analytics
10 3 (12.00%) Big Data
10 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
10 3 (12.00%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.00%) vSphere
10 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) WorkSite
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (12.00%) NAS
2 3 (12.00%) MPLS
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) SMS
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Junior
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Architect
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 3 (12.00%) Celerra
1 3 (12.00%) CLARiiON
1 3 (12.00%) Symmetrix
1 3 (12.00%) EMC Centera
2 2 (8.00%) Wiki
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Change Control
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (12.00%) Process Management
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) BCP
5 2 (8.00%) High Availability
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Hyper-V
2 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (32.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (12.00%) vSphere
5 3 (12.00%) XenServer
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Afaria
1 2 (8.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Dell
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 6 (24.00%) NetApp
4 4 (16.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (12.00%) Brocade
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) Nintex
7 1 (4.00%) Metastorm
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) SAP