The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 47 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -21
Contract jobs citing HP 80 30 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.21% 1.47% 2.34%
As % of the Vendors category 6.41% 3.25% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 25
Average daily rate
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£366 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £235 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 - £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.89%
HP
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1249 924 1068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.12% 45.43% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 487 503
Average daily rate £365 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 73 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -35.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £30.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HP
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 across the West Midlands region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

HP
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 across the West Midlands region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +12 28 £400 +4.57% 5
Warwickshire 0 15 £370 +68.18% 6
Shropshire +2 13 £299 -24.43%
Coventry -2 12 £419 +19.64% 4
Staffordshire -1 7 £450 +84.61%
Wolverhampton -2 3 £160 -31.91% 2
Herefordshire - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 50 (36.50%) Windows
2 39 (28.47%) ITIL
3 33 (24.09%) VMware
4 30 (21.90%) UNIX
5 26 (18.98%) Cisco
6 25 (18.25%) HPUX
6 25 (18.25%) Active Directory
7 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
8 23 (16.79%) SQL
9 22 (16.06%) Linux
10 20 (14.60%) Oracle
10 20 (14.60%) Dell
11 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
12 18 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (13.14%) SCCM
13 16 (11.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (11.68%) SAN
13 16 (11.68%) Red Hat
13 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
13 16 (11.68%) LAN
13 16 (11.68%) Firewall
14 15 (10.95%) DHCP
14 15 (10.95%) DNS
15 14 (10.22%) SLA
15 14 (10.22%) Windows 7
16 13 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (8.76%) Migration
17 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
17 12 (8.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.65%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.19%) IIS
6 2 (1.46%) Apache
6 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.73%) TPMS
7 1 (0.73%) Lync
7 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.73%) CICS
7 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Office
1 7 (5.11%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.73%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.73%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) GitHub
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.68%) SAN
1 16 (11.68%) LAN
1 16 (11.68%) Firewall
2 15 (10.95%) DHCP
2 15 (10.95%) DNS
3 10 (7.30%) WAN
4 8 (5.84%) Wireless
4 8 (5.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.38%) VPN
7 5 (3.65%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.92%) VoIP
8 4 (2.92%) OSPF
9 3 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.19%) WLAN
10 2 (1.46%) Broadband
10 2 (1.46%) DMZ
10 2 (1.46%) MPLS
10 2 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.73%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.73%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.73%) Informix
3 1 (0.73%) MySQL
3 1 (0.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.65%) Maven
1 5 (3.65%) JMeter
2 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.46%) PVCS
2 2 (1.46%) MSI
2 2 (1.46%) Subversion
2 2 (1.46%) MSBuild
2 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.73%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (3.65%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Billing
4 1 (0.73%) Automotive
4 1 (0.73%) Legal
4 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (13.87%) Analyst
2 13 (9.49%) Network Engineer
2 13 (9.49%) Administrator
3 12 (8.76%) Support Analyst
4 10 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (6.57%) Server Engineer
5 9 (6.57%) Consultant
6 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.11%) Technical Support
6 7 (5.11%) Developer
7 6 (4.38%) Network Consultant
7 6 (4.38%) Server Support
7 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.38%) UNIX Administrator
7 6 (4.38%) Senior Server Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Team Leader
8 5 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) Middleware
2 7 (5.11%) JSP
3 6 (4.38%) Spring
3 6 (4.38%) Java EE
4 5 (3.65%) Hibernate
4 5 (3.65%) J2EE
5 4 (2.92%) XML
5 4 (2.92%) XSD
5 4 (2.92%) XSLT
6 1 (0.73%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.73%) jQuery
6 1 (0.73%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.73%) JSF
6 1 (0.73%) JavaBeans
6 1 (0.73%) EJB
6 1 (0.73%) Servlets
6 1 (0.73%) SOAP
6 1 (0.73%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.11%) User Experience
2 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.19%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.19%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.46%) Clustering
6 1 (0.73%) iPad
6 1 (0.73%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.73%) iPhone
6 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (36.50%) Windows
2 30 (21.90%) UNIX
3 25 (18.25%) HPUX
4 22 (16.06%) Linux
5 18 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (11.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
7 14 (10.22%) Windows 7
8 12 (8.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (5.11%) Solaris
10 7 (5.11%) AIX
11 4 (2.92%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.19%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.19%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.46%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.73%) CentOS
14 1 (0.73%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.47%) ITIL
2 12 (8.76%) Migration
3 8 (5.84%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (5.11%) Performance Management
4 7 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (5.11%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (5.11%) Network Management
5 6 (4.38%) TDD
5 6 (4.38%) Mentoring
6 5 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (3.65%) Low Latency
6 5 (3.65%) Memory Management
6 5 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (3.65%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (3.65%) OO
7 4 (2.92%) EAI
7 4 (2.92%) SOA
7 4 (2.92%) Workflow
7 4 (2.92%) Service Management
7 4 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.79%) SQL
2 10 (7.30%) Java
3 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.92%) VB
4 4 (2.92%) C
5 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.46%) R
6 1 (0.73%) C#
6 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.73%) PHP
6 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.57%) CCNA
5 8 (5.84%) DV Cleared
6 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.92%) MCSE
9 3 (2.19%) Degree
10 2 (1.46%) RHCE
10 2 (1.46%) MCITP
11 1 (0.73%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.73%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.73%) CCSE
11 1 (0.73%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.73%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.73%) CCIE
11 1 (0.73%) CCNP
11 1 (0.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.22%) SLA
2 4 (2.92%) JSP 440
3 3 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 25 (18.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.38%) vSphere
4 5 (3.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.19%) XenApp
5 3 (2.19%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.73%) Postfix
7 1 (0.73%) Firmware
7 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (13.14%) SCCM
2 10 (7.30%) NetBackup
3 9 (6.57%) OpenView
4 8 (5.84%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (5.11%) OPNET
6 5 (3.65%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (3.65%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.92%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (2.92%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.92%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (2.19%) Sysprep
8 3 (2.19%) WMI
9 2 (1.46%) Nagios
9 2 (1.46%) WSUS
10 1 (0.73%) SCOM
10 1 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (24.09%) VMware
2 26 (18.98%) Cisco
3 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
4 20 (14.60%) Oracle
4 20 (14.60%) Dell
5 16 (11.68%) Red Hat
6 11 (8.03%) Citrix
7 10 (7.30%) F5
8 9 (6.57%) EMC
8 9 (6.57%) BMC
9 8 (5.84%) Symantec
9 8 (5.84%) NetApp
9 8 (5.84%) 3PAR
10 7 (5.11%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.11%) Juniper
10 7 (5.11%) IBM
11 5 (3.65%) NetScout
11 5 (3.65%) Remedy
11 5 (3.65%) McAfee
11 5 (3.65%) Sun
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