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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 47 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing HP 70 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.24% 2.16% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 6.62% 4.48% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £318 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £164 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £155.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.22% +588.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +9.09%
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
1057 1005 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.87% 48.22% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 484 347
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 58 110
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.94 £42.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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
Birmingham +4 20 £394 +60.71% 13
Warwickshire +11 15 £313 +48.80% 1
Coventry +5 9 £263 -25.00%
Shropshire -11 6 £286 -12.97% 1
Wolverhampton -2 3 £185 +19.35%
Staffordshire +8 2 £419 +61.05%
Worcestershire -3 2 £243 -27.61%
Brierley Hill - - - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 51 (34.00%) Windows
2 34 (22.67%) ITIL
3 31 (20.67%) Cisco
4 30 (20.00%) Linux
5 29 (19.33%) VMware
6 28 (18.67%) SQL
7 25 (16.67%) UNIX
8 23 (15.33%) HPUX
8 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
8 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
10 19 (12.67%) LAN
11 18 (12.00%) Oracle
11 18 (12.00%) SCCM
12 16 (10.67%) DNS
12 16 (10.67%) Firewall
12 16 (10.67%) Migration
13 15 (10.00%) DHCP
13 15 (10.00%) Active Directory
14 14 (9.33%) Dell
14 14 (9.33%) Middleware
14 14 (9.33%) WAN
14 14 (9.33%) AIX
14 14 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (8.67%) F5
15 13 (8.67%) Solaris
15 13 (8.67%) EMC
15 13 (8.67%) SAN
16 12 (8.00%) OpenView
16 12 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.00%) IIS
3 3 (2.00%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (1.33%) Apache
4 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.67%) TPMS
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.67%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.33%) MS Office
2 5 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.67%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Exstream
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.33%) GitHub
3 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.67%) LAN
2 16 (10.67%) DNS
2 16 (10.67%) Firewall
3 15 (10.00%) DHCP
4 14 (9.33%) WAN
5 13 (8.67%) SAN
6 8 (5.33%) VPN
6 8 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (4.67%) Wireless
8 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.00%) NAS
9 3 (2.00%) OSPF
9 3 (2.00%) SSL
10 2 (1.33%) MPLS
10 2 (1.33%) VoIP
10 2 (1.33%) Junos
10 2 (1.33%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.33%) Network Security
11 1 (0.67%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.33%) DB2
4 2 (1.33%) MySQL
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.33%) DTS
4 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.33%) Subversion
1 5 (3.33%) Maven
1 5 (3.33%) JMeter
2 3 (2.00%) JIRA
2 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.33%) PVCS
3 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.33%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.33%) FishEye
4 1 (0.67%) JConsole
4 1 (0.67%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.67%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.67%) Selenium
4 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.67%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (0.67%) Billing
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (15.33%) Analyst
2 16 (10.67%) Consultant
3 14 (9.33%) Network Engineer
4 13 (8.67%) Server Engineer
5 11 (7.33%) Server Support
5 11 (7.33%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (6.67%) Administrator
7 9 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.00%) Senior Server Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Network Consultant
9 6 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Designer
10 5 (3.33%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.33%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Tester
10 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.33%) Middleware
2 8 (5.33%) JSP
3 5 (3.33%) XML
3 5 (3.33%) XSD
3 5 (3.33%) XSLT
4 4 (2.67%) Spring
4 4 (2.67%) Java EE
5 3 (2.00%) J2EE
5 3 (2.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.67%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.67%) jQuery
6 1 (0.67%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.67%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.67%) JavaBeans
6 1 (0.67%) EJB
6 1 (0.67%) Servlets
6 1 (0.67%) SOAP
6 1 (0.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.67%) User Experience
3 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.67%) PKI
5 3 (2.00%) Celerra
5 3 (2.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.33%) e-Health
7 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.67%) iPad
7 1 (0.67%) iPhone
7 1 (0.67%) iSeries
7 1 (0.67%) DataPower
7 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.67%) AS400
7 1 (0.67%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.00%) Windows
2 30 (20.00%) Linux
3 25 (16.67%) UNIX
4 23 (15.33%) HPUX
4 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.33%) AIX
5 14 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.67%) Solaris
7 12 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 11 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.67%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.00%) VMS
11 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.67%) CentOS
12 1 (0.67%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.67%) ITIL
2 16 (10.67%) Migration
3 11 (7.33%) Network Management
4 9 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (4.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (4.67%) Test Scripting
5 7 (4.67%) Performance Management
5 7 (4.67%) SOA
6 6 (4.00%) EAI
6 6 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.33%) Network Design
7 5 (3.33%) Workflow
8 4 (2.67%) Change Management
8 4 (2.67%) TDD
8 4 (2.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.67%) SQL
2 11 (7.33%) Java
3 9 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.67%) VB
6 2 (1.33%) C
7 1 (0.67%) C#
7 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (4.67%) CCNA
6 5 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.33%) ISEB
7 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.00%) Degree
8 3 (2.00%) MCSE
9 2 (1.33%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.67%) MCDST
10 1 (0.67%) MCITP
10 1 (0.67%) APMP
10 1 (0.67%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.67%) HP MASE
10 1 (0.67%) HP APS
10 1 (0.67%) MCSA
10 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) QA
2 5 (3.33%) JSP 440
2 5 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.33%) vSphere
4 4 (2.67%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.67%) Xen
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.67%) Postfix
7 1 (0.67%) XenApp
7 1 (0.67%) Firmware
7 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (12.00%) SCCM
2 12 (8.00%) OpenView
2 12 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 7 (4.67%) OPNET
5 5 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (3.33%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (2.67%) SCOM
6 4 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.67%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.00%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (2.00%) WMI
7 3 (2.00%) Sysprep
7 3 (2.00%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.33%) Nagios
8 2 (1.33%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 31 (20.67%) Cisco
2 29 (19.33%) VMware
3 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.00%) Oracle
5 14 (9.33%) Dell
6 13 (8.67%) F5
6 13 (8.67%) EMC
7 9 (6.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.00%) BMC
7 9 (6.00%) Citrix
8 7 (4.67%) SolarWinds
8 7 (4.67%) IBM
8 7 (4.67%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.00%) Blue Coat
9 6 (4.00%) McAfee
10 5 (3.33%) 3PAR
10 5 (3.33%) webMethods
10 5 (3.33%) CA
10 5 (3.33%) Software AG
11 4 (2.67%) Juniper
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