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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 48 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 85 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.31% 1.94% 2.32%
As % of the Vendors category 6.63% 4.46% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 27 26
Average daily rate
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£310 £340 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +74.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £171 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £457 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £11.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £12.35 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
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
1282 920 1072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.86% 43.58% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 470 518
Average daily rate £330 £340 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 53 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +11 27 £335 +34.00% 5
Warwickshire +5 17 £350 +59.09% 3
Coventry +3 13 £238 -32.14% 7
Shropshire -1 12 £267 -29.73%
Staffordshire +2 5 £475 +109.94%
Walsall -4 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £200 - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (40.44%) Windows
2 36 (26.47%) ITIL
3 30 (22.06%) Active Directory
4 29 (21.32%) VMware
5 28 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 27 (19.85%) UNIX
7 24 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (16.91%) HPUX
9 22 (16.18%) Oracle
9 22 (16.18%) Windows XP
10 21 (15.44%) Cisco
10 21 (15.44%) Linux
10 21 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (14.71%) SAN
12 18 (13.24%) SQL
12 18 (13.24%) Windows 7
12 18 (13.24%) SCCM
13 17 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 16 (11.76%) SLA
14 16 (11.76%) LAN
14 16 (11.76%) Red Hat
14 16 (11.76%) Dell
15 14 (10.29%) Migration
15 14 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (10.29%) HP Quality Center
16 13 (9.56%) SC Cleared
16 13 (9.56%) 3PAR
16 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (9.56%) DHCP
16 13 (9.56%) DNS

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.21%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) TPMS
5 1 (0.74%) Lync
5 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.74%) CICS
5 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (5.15%) MS Visio
1 7 (5.15%) MS Office
2 4 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.74%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.74%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Office 365
2 2 (1.47%) GitHub
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.71%) SAN
2 16 (11.76%) LAN
3 13 (9.56%) DHCP
3 13 (9.56%) DNS
4 12 (8.82%) WAN
4 12 (8.82%) Firewall
5 7 (5.15%) Wireless
5 7 (5.15%) VPN
6 5 (3.68%) Wireshark
6 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.21%) VoIP
7 3 (2.21%) OSPF
8 2 (1.47%) MPLS
8 2 (1.47%) DMZ
8 2 (1.47%) WLAN
8 2 (1.47%) Broadband
8 2 (1.47%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.74%) MySQL
2 1 (0.74%) DB2
2 1 (0.74%) Informix
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) JMeter
2 4 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 4 (2.94%) Maven
2 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.21%) MSI
4 2 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.47%) PVCS
4 2 (1.47%) Subversion
4 2 (1.47%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.74%) Selenium
5 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (6.62%) Finance
2 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.21%) Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Military
5 1 (0.74%) Automotive
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (16.91%) Analyst
2 14 (10.29%) Administrator
3 12 (8.82%) Network Engineer
3 12 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 11 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.62%) Tester
6 7 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (5.15%) Architect
6 7 (5.15%) Consultant
7 6 (4.41%) Technical Support
7 6 (4.41%) UNIX Administrator
8 5 (3.68%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Storage Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Server Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Team Leader
8 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.68%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) JSP
2 5 (3.68%) Java EE
2 5 (3.68%) Spring
3 4 (2.94%) J2EE
3 4 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.21%) Middleware
5 2 (1.47%) HTML
6 1 (0.74%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.74%) jQuery
6 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.74%) JSF
6 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.74%) EJB
6 1 (0.74%) Servlets
6 1 (0.74%) SOAP
6 1 (0.74%) Struts
6 1 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.74%) XML
6 1 (0.74%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.21%) User Experience
2 3 (2.21%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.47%) Replication
3 2 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (0.74%) iPhone
4 1 (0.74%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.74%) iPad
4 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.74%) EPoS
4 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 55 (40.44%) Windows
2 27 (19.85%) UNIX
3 24 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (16.91%) HPUX
5 22 (16.18%) Windows XP
6 21 (15.44%) Linux
6 21 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (13.24%) Windows 7
8 12 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.15%) Windows 8
9 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.41%) Solaris
10 6 (4.41%) AIX
11 4 (2.94%) Windows NT
12 3 (2.21%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.74%) Android
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.47%) ITIL
2 14 (10.29%) Migration
3 11 (8.09%) Service Management
4 9 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (5.15%) Workflow
6 6 (4.41%) Project Management
6 6 (4.41%) Data Protection
7 5 (3.68%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.68%) Test Strategy
7 5 (3.68%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.68%) TDD
8 4 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (2.94%) OO
8 4 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.94%) Network Design
8 4 (2.94%) Regression Testing
8 4 (2.94%) Low Latency
8 4 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.94%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.24%) SQL
2 8 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.15%) Java
4 5 (3.68%) C
5 4 (2.94%) VB
6 3 (2.21%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.47%) R
8 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.74%) C#
8 1 (0.74%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.56%) SC Cleared
2 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.62%) CCNA
3 9 (6.62%) MCSE
4 5 (3.68%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.68%) MCITP
5 4 (2.94%) MCP
6 3 (2.21%) Degree
6 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.47%) RHCE
8 1 (0.74%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.74%) MCSA
8 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.76%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.15%) vSphere
5 3 (2.21%) XenApp
5 3 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.21%) Nmap
5 3 (2.21%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (13.24%) SCCM
2 14 (10.29%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (8.09%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.68%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (3.68%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.94%) OpenView
5 4 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (2.21%) CORE IMPACT
6 3 (2.21%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.21%) OPNET
6 3 (2.21%) Nessus
6 3 (2.21%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.21%) Nagios
7 2 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.47%) WSUS
7 2 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.74%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (21.32%) VMware
2 28 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 22 (16.18%) Oracle
4 21 (15.44%) Cisco
5 16 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 16 (11.76%) Dell
6 13 (9.56%) 3PAR
7 11 (8.09%) Symantec
7 11 (8.09%) Citrix
7 11 (8.09%) NetApp
8 9 (6.62%) EMC
9 7 (5.15%) Brocade
9 7 (5.15%) IBM
9 7 (5.15%) McAfee
9 7 (5.15%) StorageTek
10 6 (4.41%) BMC
10 6 (4.41%) Juniper
10 6 (4.41%) Remedy
11 5 (3.68%) F5
11 5 (3.68%) NetScout
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