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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 94 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 50 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.67% 2.19% 2.08%
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% 4.70% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 30
Median daily rate £293 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £125 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £549 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £21.80 £21.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £13.99
% change year-on-year
+54.28% +25.11%
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
1450 1107 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.38% 46.71% 50.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 644 535
Median daily rate £380 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 73 91
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -28 12 £268 -
Warwickshire -3 11 £350 +47.36%
Birmingham -16 10 £275 -38.88% 2
Dudley +1 5 £95 -24.00%
Coventry -9 2 £368 -10.09% 3
Staffordshire 0 1 £285 -48.64%
Worcestershire -8 1 - - 2
Solihull -18 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £375 -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for HP.

1 32 (36.78%) Windows
2 25 (28.74%) Windows Server
3 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
4 21 (24.14%) Active Directory
4 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (18.39%) ITIL
6 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
7 14 (16.09%) VMware
8 13 (14.94%) Data Centre
9 12 (13.79%) ISTQB
9 12 (13.79%) MS Office
9 12 (13.79%) Cisco
9 12 (13.79%) WAN
10 11 (12.64%) LAN
10 11 (12.64%) Service Management
10 11 (12.64%) Windows 7
10 11 (12.64%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (11.49%) Finance
11 10 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (11.49%) Windows XP
12 9 (10.34%) Oracle
12 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
12 9 (10.34%) SCCM
13 8 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
13 8 (9.20%) Change Management
13 8 (9.20%) ISEB
13 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.75%) IIS
3 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.30%) Documentum
4 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.15%) Confluence
5 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) MS Office
2 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Exstream
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.15%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.30%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) WAN
2 11 (12.64%) LAN
3 7 (8.05%) DNS
4 6 (6.90%) DHCP
4 6 (6.90%) VPN
5 5 (5.75%) Firewall
5 5 (5.75%) Internet
5 5 (5.75%) IP Telephony
5 5 (5.75%) Wireless
6 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.60%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (4.60%) Intranet
6 4 (4.60%) SAN
7 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.45%) WLAN
8 2 (2.30%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.30%) LDAP
8 2 (2.30%) MPLS
8 2 (2.30%) Network Security
8 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.15%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.45%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.15%) Gatling
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Selenium
3 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Automotive
3 5 (5.75%) Billing
4 4 (4.60%) Military
5 3 (3.45%) Legal
6 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.15%) Marketing
7 1 (1.15%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Analyst
2 11 (12.64%) Architect
3 9 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Business Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Hardware Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.75%) Break Fix Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) HP Printer Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Printer Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Field Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Server Support
7 4 (4.60%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.45%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.45%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) .NET
1 5 (5.75%) XML
2 4 (4.60%) Web Services
3 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.15%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.15%) Middleware
3 1 (1.15%) SOAP
3 1 (1.15%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.75%) HP Storage
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.45%) e-Learning
4 3 (3.45%) EPoS
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.45%) Statistics
5 2 (2.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) CMDB
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.15%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.15%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.15%) Informatics
6 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (36.78%) Windows
2 25 (28.74%) Windows Server
3 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (12.64%) Windows 7
5 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (11.49%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.90%) Linux
8 5 (5.75%) Windows 10
8 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.60%) AIX
9 4 (4.60%) HPUX
9 4 (4.60%) Unix
10 3 (3.45%) Android
10 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) ITIL
2 11 (12.64%) Service Management
3 8 (9.20%) Change Management
3 8 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
4 7 (8.05%) Defect Management
4 7 (8.05%) Migration
4 7 (8.05%) Project Management
5 6 (6.90%) Presales
6 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.75%) Software Testing
6 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.75%) System Testing
6 5 (5.75%) Time Management
6 5 (5.75%) Validation
7 4 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.60%) Logistics
7 4 (4.60%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (4.60%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
1 4 (4.60%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.15%) C#
3 1 (1.15%) Groovy
3 1 (1.15%) Java
3 1 (1.15%) Korn
3 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 8 (9.20%) ISEB
3 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.75%) CCNP
6 4 (4.60%) MCSE
7 3 (3.45%) CCIE
7 3 (3.45%) CCNA
7 3 (3.45%) MCSA
8 2 (2.30%) CCDA
8 2 (2.30%) CCDP
8 2 (2.30%) Degree
8 2 (2.30%) MCP
8 2 (2.30%) MOS
9 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.45%) vSphere
5 3 (3.45%) XenApp
6 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.15%) KVM
7 1 (1.15%) NFS
7 1 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.15%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (10.34%) SCCM
3 5 (5.75%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (4.60%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (3.45%) SCOM
6 2 (2.30%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.30%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.30%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.30%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.30%) WSUS
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.15%) DameWare
7 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.15%) OpenView
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.15%) Simpana
7 1 (1.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) VMware
3 12 (13.79%) Cisco
4 9 (10.34%) Oracle
5 8 (9.20%) Dell
6 6 (6.90%) Citrix
6 6 (6.90%) Intel Security
7 5 (5.75%) EMC
7 5 (5.75%) Fujitsu
7 5 (5.75%) IBM
7 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.60%) SAP
9 3 (3.45%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.45%) Avaya
9 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.45%) Juniper
9 3 (3.45%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.45%) Meraki
9 3 (3.45%) NetApp
9 3 (3.45%) Panasonic
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