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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 51 83 65
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -18
Contract jobs citing HP 68 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.97% 1.17% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 6.10% 2.43% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 18
Average daily rate
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£338 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £224 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.25 £42.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +88.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +10.90%
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
1114 1028 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.65% 47.95% 49.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 503 430
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 78 95
Average hourly rate £15.85 £17.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.29% -22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 December 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
Birmingham +5 19 £394 +31.25% 10
Coventry +7 12 £391 - 1
Shropshire +1 12 £258 -34.58%
Warwickshire +4 11 £375 +78.57% 3
Staffordshire +5 3 £300 +21.21%
Wolverhampton - 3 £185 -
Worcestershire -9 1 £375 +8.69% 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Brierley Hill - - - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 49 (32.45%) Windows
2 35 (23.18%) ITIL
3 32 (21.19%) VMware
4 31 (20.53%) Cisco
5 29 (19.21%) UNIX
6 28 (18.54%) SQL
7 26 (17.22%) Security Cleared
8 24 (15.89%) Linux
8 24 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (15.23%) HPUX
10 22 (14.57%) Oracle
11 20 (13.25%) Microsoft
12 19 (12.58%) LAN
12 19 (12.58%) Firewall
13 17 (11.26%) DNS
13 17 (11.26%) SCCM
14 16 (10.60%) DHCP
14 16 (10.60%) Active Directory
14 16 (10.60%) Dell
14 16 (10.60%) SC Cleared
15 15 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (9.27%) Red Hat
16 14 (9.27%) Migration
16 14 (9.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (8.61%) AIX
17 13 (8.61%) Middleware
17 13 (8.61%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (7.95%) Java
18 12 (7.95%) WAN
18 12 (7.95%) Cisco Certification

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (7.28%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.97%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.97%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.99%) Exstream Dialogue
5 3 (1.99%) IIS
6 2 (1.32%) Apache
6 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.66%) CICS
7 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.66%) TPMS
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.97%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.66%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Exstream
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) GitHub
3 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.58%) LAN
1 19 (12.58%) Firewall
2 17 (11.26%) DNS
3 16 (10.60%) DHCP
4 12 (7.95%) WAN
4 12 (7.95%) SAN
5 8 (5.30%) Wireless
5 8 (5.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (3.31%) VPN
7 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.65%) VoIP
7 4 (2.65%) OSPF
7 4 (2.65%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.99%) WLAN
9 2 (1.32%) Broadband
9 2 (1.32%) MPLS
9 2 (1.32%) NAS
10 1 (0.66%) FCoE
10 1 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.66%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (1.32%) DTS
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.66%) DB2
4 1 (0.66%) Informix
4 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.97%) JMeter
1 6 (3.97%) Maven
1 6 (3.97%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.32%) MSBuild
2 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.32%) Subversion
2 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.32%) PVCS
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.66%) MSI
3 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (4.64%) Finance
2 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.66%) Automotive
3 1 (0.66%) Legal
3 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.66%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (12.58%) Analyst
2 16 (10.60%) Network Engineer
3 13 (8.61%) Administrator
3 13 (8.61%) Server Engineer
4 12 (7.95%) Consultant
5 11 (7.28%) Server Support
5 11 (7.28%) Support Analyst
5 11 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (6.62%) Developer
7 9 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (5.96%) Senior Server Engineer
8 7 (4.64%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.64%) Technical Support
8 7 (4.64%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) Network Consultant
10 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (3.31%) Installations Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.61%) Middleware
2 10 (6.62%) JSP
3 7 (4.64%) Java EE
3 7 (4.64%) Spring
4 6 (3.97%) Hibernate
4 6 (3.97%) J2EE
5 5 (3.31%) XML
5 5 (3.31%) XSD
5 5 (3.31%) XSLT
6 1 (0.66%) JavaBeans
6 1 (0.66%) Servlets
6 1 (0.66%) SOAP
6 1 (0.66%) Struts
6 1 (0.66%) EJB
6 1 (0.66%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.66%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.66%) jQuery
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.66%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.66%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.64%) User Experience
2 6 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.99%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.32%) Celerra
5 2 (1.32%) PKI
6 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.66%) iPhone
6 1 (0.66%) iSeries
6 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.66%) iPad
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) AS400
6 1 (0.66%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.66%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.45%) Windows
2 29 (19.21%) UNIX
3 24 (15.89%) Linux
3 24 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (15.23%) HPUX
5 15 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (8.61%) AIX
7 13 (8.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (7.95%) Windows 7
9 11 (7.28%) Solaris
10 6 (3.97%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.32%) VMS
11 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.66%) CentOS
12 1 (0.66%) Fedora
12 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.18%) ITIL
2 14 (9.27%) Migration
3 10 (6.62%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (5.96%) Network Management
5 8 (5.30%) Mentoring
6 7 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (4.64%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (4.64%) Performance Management
6 7 (4.64%) TDD
6 7 (4.64%) Network Design
7 6 (3.97%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (3.97%) OO
7 6 (3.97%) SOA
7 6 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (3.97%) Memory Management
7 6 (3.97%) Low Latency
8 5 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.31%) EAI
8 5 (3.31%) Workflow
9 4 (2.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.54%) SQL
2 12 (7.95%) Java
3 8 (5.30%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.97%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.65%) VB
5 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.32%) R
6 2 (1.32%) C
7 1 (0.66%) C#
7 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (17.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.60%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.28%) CCNA
4 11 (7.28%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.96%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.65%) MCSE
8 3 (1.99%) ISEB
8 3 (1.99%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.99%) Degree
9 2 (1.32%) MCITP
10 1 (0.66%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.66%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.66%) HP MASE
10 1 (0.66%) HP APS
10 1 (0.66%) APMP
10 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.66%) CCSE
10 1 (0.66%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) SLA
2 7 (4.64%) JSP 440
3 6 (3.97%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.60%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.96%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.97%) vSphere
5 3 (1.99%) XenApp
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.32%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.66%) Xen
7 1 (0.66%) Postfix
7 1 (0.66%) Firmware
7 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (11.26%) SCCM
2 11 (7.28%) OpenView
2 11 (7.28%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.64%) OPNET
3 7 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (3.97%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (3.31%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.31%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.65%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.99%) WMI
7 3 (1.99%) Sysprep
8 2 (1.32%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.32%) SCOM
8 2 (1.32%) Nagios
8 2 (1.32%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.66%) EMC TimeFinder
9 1 (0.66%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 32 (21.19%) VMware
2 31 (20.53%) Cisco
3 22 (14.57%) Oracle
4 20 (13.25%) Microsoft
5 16 (10.60%) Dell
6 14 (9.27%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.28%) EMC
7 11 (7.28%) F5
8 10 (6.62%) Citrix
9 9 (5.96%) BMC
10 8 (5.30%) IBM
10 8 (5.30%) McAfee
11 7 (4.64%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.97%) Juniper
12 6 (3.97%) 3PAR
13 5 (3.31%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.31%) webMethods
13 5 (3.31%) Symantec
13 5 (3.31%) Software AG
14 4 (2.65%) CA
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