The first table below looks at the demand for HP Data Protector skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Data Protector over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Midlands 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Data Protector
Rank 112 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing HP Data Protector 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.10% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.34% 1.89% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £239
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £245 £448
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -45.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +46.15%
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
128 106 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.25% 5.38% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 63 57
Average daily rate £330 £365 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +22.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.50 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.69% +22.85%
HP Data Protector
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HP Data Protector
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Data Protector across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Data Protector Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HP Data Protector
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HP Data Protector Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HP Data Protector
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HP Data Protector Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HP Data Protector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing HP Data Protector 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 Data Protector.

1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) HPUX
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (25.00%) LPAR
4 1 (25.00%) SRDF
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) BMC
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix

HP Data Protector
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing HP Data Protector 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 Data Protector. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Senior UNIX Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) LPAR
1 1 (25.00%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) HPUX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) BMC
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle