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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 5 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 21.43% 4.55% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 30.00% 11.11% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
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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
20 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 71.43% 40.91% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 12
Average daily rate £378 £370 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.02% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) VBScript
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas

HP
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Test Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) VBScript
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas