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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 21 8 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing HP 2 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.11% 12.26% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 4.44% 19.40% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £105 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-76.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £13.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+67.57% -8.50%
HP
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
45 67 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 47.37% 63.21% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 19
Average daily rate £413 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £252 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
1 4 (44.44%) XML
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
1 4 (44.44%) Flash
1 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 4 (44.44%) HP UFT
1 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
1 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
1 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
1 4 (44.44%) DbVisualizer
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Presales
1 4 (44.44%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) QMS
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
1 4 (44.44%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) HP UFT
1 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Unix Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Printer Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Flash
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
1 4 (44.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 4 (44.44%) Presales
1 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
1 4 (44.44%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 3 (33.33%) QMS
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Records Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
1 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) iManage
3 1 (11.11%) VMware