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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 7 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing HP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.06% 4.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 7.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -1.72%
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
22 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 66.67% 56.25% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 14
Average daily rate £390 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £375 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bathgate - - - -
HP
Scotland

HP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 October 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%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) VBScript
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) ODBC
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) HTML

HP
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) VBScript
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle