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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 79 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Contract jobs citing HP 46 64 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.82% 2.97% 2.29%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 6.09% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 42 30
Average daily rate £375 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £214 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £439 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £155.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -83.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £13.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+67.88% -8.66%
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
1194 1051 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.16% 48.77% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 538 494
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 101 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.21 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £29.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 16 £375 -4.76% 8
Coventry +3 14 £310 +24.00% 3
Warwickshire -2 8 £415 +32.80% 1
Worcestershire +6 2 - - 3
Solihull -13 2 £388 +6.89%
Staffordshire -8 1 - - 3
Herefordshire - 1 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (27.03%) Windows
2 18 (24.32%) Cisco
3 14 (18.92%) VMware
4 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
4 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.86%) SAN
5 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
5 11 (14.86%) Windows Server
6 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 10 (13.51%) Migration
6 10 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (12.16%) Firewall
7 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
8 8 (10.81%) ITIL
8 8 (10.81%) Finance
9 7 (9.46%) IBM
9 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
10 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.11%) Unix
10 6 (8.11%) SAP
10 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
10 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.76%) AIX
11 5 (6.76%) Linux
11 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
11 5 (6.76%) WAN
11 5 (6.76%) DHCP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) CMS
2 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.05%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) Lync
4 2 (2.70%) SAS
4 2 (2.70%) Sitefinity
4 2 (2.70%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Tridion
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) SAN
2 9 (12.16%) Firewall
3 5 (6.76%) DHCP
3 5 (6.76%) LAN
3 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.76%) WAN
4 4 (5.41%) DNS
4 4 (5.41%) Internet
5 3 (4.05%) VPN
5 3 (4.05%) Wireless
6 2 (2.70%) ADSL
6 2 (2.70%) Intranet
6 2 (2.70%) MPLS
6 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (1.35%) FTP
7 1 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) HP UFT
2 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.05%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Games
2 3 (4.05%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Billing
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Analyst
2 7 (9.46%) Architect
2 7 (9.46%) Consultant
2 7 (9.46%) Test Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Administrator
6 3 (4.05%) Junior
6 3 (4.05%) Junior Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Junior SAP Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Tester
7 2 (2.70%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) ISPF
3 2 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) HP Storage
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) EPoS
4 2 (2.70%) CMDB
4 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.35%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.35%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.35%) Informatics
5 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Windows
2 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.11%) Unix
5 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.76%) AIX
6 5 (6.76%) Linux
7 4 (5.41%) HPUX
8 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.70%) Solaris
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) Migration
2 8 (10.81%) ITIL
3 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.76%) Time Management
5 4 (5.41%) Automation Testing
5 4 (5.41%) Content Management
5 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Content Management
5 4 (5.41%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (5.41%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.05%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.05%) Defect Management
6 3 (4.05%) Functional Testing
6 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.05%) Network Management
6 3 (4.05%) Presales
6 3 (4.05%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (4.05%) Use Case
6 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) JCL
2 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) C#
3 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.05%) MCITP
4 3 (4.05%) NCIE
5 2 (2.70%) CCNA
5 2 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) CCNP
6 1 (1.35%) ISEB
6 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.70%) IAG
4 2 (2.70%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (2.70%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (2.70%) UAG
5 1 (1.35%) KVM
5 1 (1.35%) NFS
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.05%) OpenView
2 3 (4.05%) SCCM
3 2 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.70%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.35%) QRadar
4 1 (1.35%) SCOM
4 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.35%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Cisco
2 14 (18.92%) VMware
3 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.46%) IBM
5 6 (8.11%) SAP
6 4 (5.41%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.41%) Adobe
6 4 (5.41%) Dell
6 4 (5.41%) Interwoven
6 4 (5.41%) NetApp
6 4 (5.41%) Oracle
6 4 (5.41%) Sitecore
7 3 (4.05%) arcserve
7 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.05%) Citrix
7 3 (4.05%) Intel
7 3 (4.05%) Juniper
7 3 (4.05%) Lotus
7 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.05%) Sophos
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