The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 25 August 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 6 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.58% 2.97% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 8.11% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Median daily rate £245 £273 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% -27.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.57% -
HP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Vendors Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
14 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 45.16% 36.63% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 14
Median daily rate £305 £325 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -13.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £280 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £385 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

HP
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the West Lothian region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the West Lothian region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

HP
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +11 6 £230 -15.59%
HP
Scotland

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for HP.

1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) API Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) XML Messaging
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) NAS
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (22.22%) vCloud
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012

HP
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) API Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Server Building
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
1 2 (22.22%) vCloud
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (22.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) VMware