The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 West Lothian 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 10 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 8.62% 2.04% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 15.15% 4.17% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £355 - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.72%
Vendors Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 56.90% 48.98% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 21
Average daily rate £358 £380 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
HP
Scotland

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

HP
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Livingston +1 5 £355 -
HP
Scotland

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) AWK
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 2 (25.00%) OpenView
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Cacti
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber

HP
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) AWK
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) OpenView
1 2 (25.00%) Cacti
2 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) Munin
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas