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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 11 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing HP 17 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.32% 6.57% 5.75%
As % of the Vendors category 23.29% 10.34% 14.29%
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 £357 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.70% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.20
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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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
73 87 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 52.90% 63.50% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 12
Average daily rate £381 £381 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £202 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £433 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £55.68 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.16% +406.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) Hyper-V
3 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (58.06%) VMware
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) Dell
5 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (32.26%) Project Management
7 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
8 8 (25.81%) VMware ESX
9 7 (22.58%) Degree
9 7 (22.58%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (22.58%) VPN
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco
9 7 (22.58%) NetApp
10 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
10 6 (19.35%) Network Design
10 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (16.13%) Big Data
11 5 (16.13%) Data Analytics
11 5 (16.13%) Analytics
11 5 (16.13%) WorkSite
11 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (16.13%) Risk Analysis

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.13%) WorkSite
3 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) VPN
2 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 5 (16.13%) MPLS
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 4 (12.90%) NAS
3 4 (12.90%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (16.13%) Big Data
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Applications Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) CLARiiON
2 4 (12.90%) Symmetrix
2 4 (12.90%) EMC Centera
2 4 (12.90%) Celerra
2 4 (12.90%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (9.68%) PKI
4 2 (6.45%) Wiki
4 2 (6.45%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) Learning Management System
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Project Management
2 7 (22.58%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (19.35%) Network Design
3 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Quality Management
4 5 (16.13%) Process Management
4 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.13%) Change Control
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analytics
4 5 (16.13%) Analytics
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Workflow
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Hyper-V
2 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.81%) VMware ESX
4 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
5 5 (16.13%) XenServer
5 5 (16.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
1 3 (9.68%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) Dell
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco
3 7 (22.58%) NetApp
4 5 (16.13%) EMC
4 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
5 4 (12.90%) Brocade
6 3 (9.68%) Nintex
6 3 (9.68%) Metastorm
6 3 (9.68%) SAP
7 2 (6.45%) Apple
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix