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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 23 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing HP 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.03% 6.10% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 10.98% 15.63% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
82 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 64.06% 39.02% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 16
Average daily rate £388 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £334 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £23.86 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.86% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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
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 24 April 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 8 (88.89%) UNIX
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
1 8 (88.89%) Retail
2 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Manufacturing
2 7 (77.78%) Dell
2 7 (77.78%) MQSeries
2 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) AIX
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) DB2
3 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (66.67%) IIS
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) HTTP
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (66.67%) Sun
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (66.67%) SUSE
3 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (66.67%) Web Development
3 6 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) SQL

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (77.78%) MQSeries
1 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 6 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (66.67%) IIS
2 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) DB2
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) DTS
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (88.89%) Retail
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Project Manager
2 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (66.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (66.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (66.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 6 (66.67%) Delivery Project Manager
2 6 (66.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 6 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (66.67%) Technical Manager
2 6 (66.67%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (66.67%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) AIX
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) SUSE
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
1 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Dell
3 6 (66.67%) Sun
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
4 1 (11.11%) Sybase
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco