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 Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP 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 Vendors 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.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 61 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing HP 55 63 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.26% 3.20% 2.93%
As % of the Vendors category 4.58% 6.89% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 30
Average daily rate
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£275 £340 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £172 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £390 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £17.75 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £20.40 £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+11.40% -1.72%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1200 915 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.22% 46.47% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 400 462
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 70 79
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.22 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £28.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
HP
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Coventry -3 12 £263 - 2
Birmingham -8 11 £320 +6.66% 9
Warwickshire -2 7 £208 -46.45% 2
Shropshire -6 5 £248 -34.86% 6
Staffordshire +5 3 £300 +71.42% 1
Walsall -6 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £288 -
Wolverhampton +1 1 £150 -7.69%
Worcestershire -9 1 £400 -
HP
England

HP
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 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 60 (45.45%) Windows
2 39 (29.55%) ITIL
3 35 (26.52%) Microsoft
4 33 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 33 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (20.45%) VMware
5 27 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (18.94%) SAN
7 23 (17.42%) Service Management
8 22 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 21 (15.91%) Oracle
10 20 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
11 19 (14.39%) Security Cleared
11 19 (14.39%) UNIX
12 17 (12.88%) Workflow
12 17 (12.88%) Windows 7
12 17 (12.88%) SCCM
13 16 (12.12%) LAN
14 15 (11.36%) Linux
14 15 (11.36%) SC Cleared
15 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (10.61%) MS Exchange
15 14 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (9.85%) BMC
16 13 (9.85%) NetApp
16 13 (9.85%) Remedy
16 13 (9.85%) HPUX
16 13 (9.85%) SLA
16 13 (9.85%) Cisco
16 13 (9.85%) Disaster Recovery

HP
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 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 14 (10.61%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.52%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.76%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Office
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.76%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.76%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.76%) assyst
2 1 (0.76%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.06%) SaaS
2 7 (5.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.94%) SAN
2 16 (12.12%) LAN
3 12 (9.09%) DHCP
3 12 (9.09%) DNS
4 10 (7.58%) WAN
5 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.55%) Firewall
6 5 (3.79%) Wireless
6 5 (3.79%) VPN
7 3 (2.27%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.52%) DMZ
8 2 (1.52%) OSPF
8 2 (1.52%) Broadband
8 2 (1.52%) VoIP
8 2 (1.52%) WLAN
8 2 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.76%) FTP
9 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.76%) MS Access
3 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MSI
2 3 (2.27%) JMeter
2 3 (2.27%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.52%) Maven
4 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 11 (8.33%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.30%) Banking
4 3 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (1.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (18.94%) Analyst
2 19 (14.39%) Administrator
3 10 (7.58%) Tester
4 9 (6.82%) Developer
5 8 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.30%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) Test Analyst
6 7 (5.30%) ServiceNow Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Architect
7 6 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.79%) UNIX Administrator
8 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) Consultant
8 5 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.79%) Storage Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.58%) Web Services
2 9 (6.82%) XML
2 9 (6.82%) XSL
3 8 (6.06%) XML Schema
4 5 (3.79%) JSP
5 4 (3.03%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.52%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.52%) Spring
6 2 (1.52%) Java EE
6 2 (1.52%) HTML
6 2 (1.52%) J2EE
7 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.79%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.27%) Replication
4 2 (1.52%) Clustering
4 2 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.76%) EPoS
5 1 (0.76%) CMDB
5 1 (0.76%) LPAR
5 1 (0.76%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.76%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 60 (45.45%) Windows
2 33 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 19 (14.39%) UNIX
6 17 (12.88%) Windows 7
7 15 (11.36%) Linux
8 13 (9.85%) HPUX
9 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.79%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.03%) AIX
11 4 (3.03%) Windows NT
12 3 (2.27%) Solaris
13 2 (1.52%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.52%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.52%) zOS
14 1 (0.76%) SUSE
14 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.55%) ITIL
2 23 (17.42%) Service Management
3 17 (12.88%) Workflow
4 13 (9.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (9.09%) ITSM
5 12 (9.09%) Migration
5 12 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 9 (6.82%) SOA
6 9 (6.82%) Project Management
7 7 (5.30%) Change Management
7 7 (5.30%) Problem Management
7 7 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.30%) Test Strategy
8 6 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 6 (4.55%) Regression Testing
9 5 (3.79%) Network Design
9 5 (3.79%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.79%) Change Control
9 5 (3.79%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.09%) SQL
2 10 (7.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.03%) C
4 4 (3.03%) Java
5 3 (2.27%) VB
6 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.52%) R
7 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.76%) Python
7 1 (0.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (14.39%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.58%) MCSE
5 8 (6.06%) CCNA
5 8 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.55%) ISEB
6 6 (4.55%) ISTQB
7 5 (3.79%) MCITP
8 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.03%) MCP
9 3 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.52%) Degree
10 2 (1.52%) RHCE
11 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.85%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) QA
3 3 (2.27%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.30%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (5.30%) vSphere
4 3 (2.27%) Nmap
4 3 (2.27%) Terminal Server
4 3 (2.27%) XenApp
5 2 (1.52%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.76%) SRDF
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (12.88%) SCCM
3 10 (7.58%) NetBackup
4 7 (5.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (5.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (3.79%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.03%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (2.27%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.27%) Nessus
7 3 (2.27%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (2.27%) CORE IMPACT
7 3 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.52%) Control-M
8 2 (1.52%) WSUS
8 2 (1.52%) SCOM
9 1 (0.76%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.76%) Nagios
9 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 35 (26.52%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.45%) VMware
3 21 (15.91%) Oracle
4 13 (9.85%) Cisco
4 13 (9.85%) BMC
4 13 (9.85%) NetApp
4 13 (9.85%) Remedy
5 12 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 11 (8.33%) Symantec
6 11 (8.33%) Citrix
6 11 (8.33%) Dell
7 10 (7.58%) ServiceNow
8 9 (6.82%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.30%) StorageTek
9 7 (5.30%) McAfee
9 7 (5.30%) Brocade
10 6 (4.55%) EMC
11 5 (3.79%) IBM
11 5 (3.79%) Juniper
12 4 (3.03%) Riverbed
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