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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 49 39 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +40
Contract jobs citing HP 73 81 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.85% 3.70% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 5.64% 7.51% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £171 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.44% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £155.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.19% +1140.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +5.83%
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
1294 1078 873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.55% 49.20% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 509 353
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £213 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 73 129
Average hourly rate £22.43 £15.85 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.48% -40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.40 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Warwickshire +18 24 £319 +105.64% 3
Birmingham -12 19 £400 +88.23% 8
Coventry +6 8 £300 -14.28% 3
Staffordshire -11 3 £325 +30.00% 2
Worcestershire -1 2 £110 -66.15% 1
Solihull +6 1 £363 +16.00% 2
Wolverhampton -9 1 - -
Shropshire -27 1 - -
Walsall - - - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 47 (34.56%) Windows
2 33 (24.26%) Linux
2 33 (24.26%) ITIL
3 28 (20.59%) VMware
4 27 (19.85%) Cisco
5 25 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (16.91%) SQL
7 22 (16.18%) HPUX
8 20 (14.71%) LAN
9 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (13.24%) UNIX
10 18 (13.24%) Oracle
11 17 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 17 (12.50%) Finance
11 17 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (11.76%) Security Cleared
12 16 (11.76%) WAN
12 16 (11.76%) Active Directory
13 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (9.56%) DNS
14 13 (9.56%) AIX
14 13 (9.56%) Firewall
15 12 (8.82%) DHCP
15 12 (8.82%) Middleware
15 12 (8.82%) SCCM
16 11 (8.09%) Capacity Planning
16 11 (8.09%) MS Excel
17 10 (7.35%) VPN
17 10 (7.35%) SAN

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (4.41%) IIS
2 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.21%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.47%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.68%) MS Office
3 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Exstream
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.71%) LAN
2 16 (11.76%) WAN
3 13 (9.56%) DNS
3 13 (9.56%) Firewall
4 12 (8.82%) DHCP
5 10 (7.35%) SAN
5 10 (7.35%) VPN
6 9 (6.62%) Wireless
7 7 (5.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (4.41%) OSPF
9 4 (2.94%) Intranet
9 4 (2.94%) Internet
9 4 (2.94%) MPLS
9 4 (2.94%) VoIP
10 3 (2.21%) SSL
10 3 (2.21%) Network Security
10 3 (2.21%) VLAN
10 3 (2.21%) NAS
11 2 (1.47%) Junos
11 2 (1.47%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.47%) MySQL
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.47%) DTS
4 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Subversion
1 4 (2.94%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.21%) Maven
2 3 (2.21%) JIRA
2 3 (2.21%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.21%) JMeter
3 2 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.47%) FishEye
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.74%) Grunt
4 1 (0.74%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.74%) JConsole
4 1 (0.74%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 17 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.21%) Automotive
4 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (23.53%) Analyst
2 15 (11.03%) Consultant
2 15 (11.03%) Support Analyst
3 13 (9.56%) Server Engineer
4 12 (8.82%) Administrator
5 10 (7.35%) Network Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.62%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) Server Support
7 8 (5.88%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.15%) Network Consultant
9 6 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.41%) Developer
9 6 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Technical Support Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Senior Server Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Windows Server Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Designer
11 4 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.82%) Middleware
2 5 (3.68%) .NET
2 5 (3.68%) XML
2 5 (3.68%) XSD
2 5 (3.68%) XSLT
3 4 (2.94%) JSP
4 2 (1.47%) J2EE
5 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.74%) CSS
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.74%) Spring
5 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.74%) Java EE
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.74%) jQuery
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.74%) RESTful
5 1 (0.74%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.74%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.68%) User Experience
3 5 (3.68%) PKI
4 3 (2.21%) HP Superdome
4 3 (2.21%) Celerra
5 2 (1.47%) NHS
5 2 (1.47%) e-Health
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) AS400
6 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.74%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.74%) Statistics
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.74%) DataPower
6 1 (0.74%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.56%) Windows
2 33 (24.26%) Linux
3 25 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (16.18%) HPUX
5 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (13.24%) UNIX
7 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (9.56%) AIX
9 9 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (6.62%) Windows 7
10 7 (5.15%) Solaris
11 4 (2.94%) VMS
12 2 (1.47%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.74%) zOS
13 1 (0.74%) Fedora
13 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.26%) ITIL
2 11 (8.09%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (6.62%) Network Management
3 9 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 8 (5.88%) SOA
4 8 (5.88%) Migration
5 7 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (4.41%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (4.41%) EAI
6 6 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (4.41%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.68%) Performance Management
8 4 (2.94%) Data Protection
8 4 (2.94%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.94%) Network Design
8 4 (2.94%) Test Management
9 3 (2.21%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.91%) SQL
2 9 (6.62%) Java
3 6 (4.41%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.21%) C
6 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.74%) C#
7 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.62%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.62%) ISEB
3 9 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.41%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.68%) CCNP
6 4 (2.94%) CCNA
6 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.94%) HP ASE
7 2 (1.47%) HP MASE
7 2 (1.47%) HP AIS
7 2 (1.47%) CCSE
7 2 (1.47%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.47%) MCSE
8 1 (0.74%) CCIE
8 1 (0.74%) CCA
8 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) BS7799
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.94%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (2.94%) vSphere
4 4 (2.94%) vCloud
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.74%) Xen
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.74%) Postfix
6 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) SCCM
2 9 (6.62%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (6.62%) OpenView
3 7 (5.15%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (4.41%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (3.68%) SCOrch
5 5 (3.68%) OPNET
5 5 (3.68%) SCOM
6 4 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (2.94%) Puppet
7 3 (2.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.47%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.47%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.74%) WMI
9 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (20.59%) VMware
2 27 (19.85%) Cisco
3 18 (13.24%) Oracle
4 17 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.35%) F5
6 9 (6.62%) Dell
6 9 (6.62%) EMC
7 8 (5.88%) Citrix
8 7 (5.15%) Juniper
9 6 (4.41%) NetApp
9 6 (4.41%) IBM
9 6 (4.41%) Blue Coat
9 6 (4.41%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.41%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.41%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.68%) webMethods
10 5 (3.68%) Software AG
10 5 (3.68%) BMC
11 4 (2.94%) Veritas
11 4 (2.94%) Symantec
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Car Allowance/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £385 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago