The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 64 60 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing HP 52 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.56% 2.78% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 7.08% 7.31% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 12
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £364 £323
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +12.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £9.75 £10.30 £10.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+69.36% -7.50%
HP
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
734 670 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.12% 38.02% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 440 346
Average daily rate £400 £360 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +14.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.30 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £16.72 £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds +20 44 £450 +16.50% 10
Bradford -10 1 £400 - 1
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 - -
HP
Yorkshire

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 26 (31.71%) Windows
2 25 (30.49%) Linux
3 23 (28.05%) Cisco
4 20 (24.39%) VMware
4 20 (24.39%) Selenium
5 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (23.17%) HP UFT
6 18 (21.95%) .NET
7 17 (20.73%) LoadRunner
8 16 (19.51%) Red Hat
9 14 (17.07%) LAN
9 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (15.85%) JIRA
10 13 (15.85%) PKI
10 13 (15.85%) WAN
11 12 (14.63%) Shell Script
11 12 (14.63%) Finance
11 12 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (13.41%) SAN
12 11 (13.41%) CCNP
12 11 (13.41%) Python
12 11 (13.41%) Perl
12 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
12 11 (13.41%) Cucumber
12 11 (13.41%) Jenkins
13 10 (12.20%) Palo Alto
13 10 (12.20%) Firewall
13 10 (12.20%) Java

HP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 9 (10.98%) Confluence
2 7 (8.54%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) BASE24
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) LAN
2 13 (15.85%) WAN
3 11 (13.41%) SAN
4 10 (12.20%) Firewall
5 9 (10.98%) SNMP
6 7 (8.54%) VPN
7 6 (7.32%) DNS
7 6 (7.32%) OSPF
7 6 (7.32%) Wireless
8 5 (6.10%) HSRP
8 5 (6.10%) VRRP
8 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (4.88%) DHCP
9 4 (4.88%) Internet
9 4 (4.88%) MPLS
9 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.66%) IPv4
10 3 (3.66%) VoIP
10 3 (3.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) MySQL
3 3 (3.66%) Informix
4 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.44%) Redis
4 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.22%) OLTP
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Selenium
2 19 (23.17%) HP UFT
3 17 (20.73%) LoadRunner
4 13 (15.85%) JIRA
5 11 (13.41%) Cucumber
5 11 (13.41%) Jenkins
6 9 (10.98%) JMeter
7 4 (4.88%) Subversion
8 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.44%) Hudson
8 2 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.22%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.22%) TestDirector
9 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Banking
2 6 (7.32%) Publishing
3 3 (3.66%) Games
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Analyst
2 12 (14.63%) Architect
3 11 (13.41%) Network Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) Test Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Test Leader
5 7 (8.54%) Agile Test Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Design Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Implementation Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Web Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Web Test Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Integration Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) EMC Storage Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) EMC Storage Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) HP Storage Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) HP Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) Middleware
3 2 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.22%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.22%) RESTful
4 1 (1.22%) SAML
4 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) PKI
2 7 (8.54%) Replication
3 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.88%) Clustering
4 4 (4.88%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.22%) CESG
6 1 (1.22%) DataPower
6 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.22%) e-Health
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.22%) Life Science
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) Windows
2 25 (30.49%) Linux
3 14 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (10.98%) Mac OS X
5 7 (8.54%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.44%) Unix
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.22%) Solaris
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.98%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (10.98%) Test Scripting
2 9 (10.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (9.76%) Functional Testing
3 8 (9.76%) Load Testing
3 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
3 8 (9.76%) WAN Optimisation
4 7 (8.54%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (7.32%) Analytics
5 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.32%) ITIL
5 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.32%) Network Design
5 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.32%) Web Development
6 5 (6.10%) DevOps
6 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.10%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) Shell Script
2 11 (13.41%) Perl
2 11 (13.41%) Python
3 10 (12.20%) Java
4 9 (10.98%) Ruby
5 8 (9.76%) C
5 8 (9.76%) C#
5 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.54%) SQL
7 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.41%) CCNP
2 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.98%) ISEB
3 9 (10.98%) ISTQB
4 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.10%) CCIE
6 3 (3.66%) CCDP
6 3 (3.66%) CCNA
7 2 (2.44%) CCSP
7 2 (2.44%) Server+ Certification
8 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) CCDE
8 1 (1.22%) CCVP
8 1 (1.22%) CISSP
8 1 (1.22%) Degree
8 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.22%) GPG13
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.22%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.22%) WAI
3 1 (1.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.54%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.10%) vSphere
5 4 (4.88%) SRDF
5 4 (4.88%) vCloud
6 3 (3.66%) Firmware
7 2 (2.44%) NFS
7 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.44%) XenApp
7 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (9.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (7.32%) NetBackup
3 6 (7.32%) TeamSite
4 5 (6.10%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (6.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.88%) Puppet
6 3 (3.66%) Cacti
6 3 (3.66%) Graphite
6 3 (3.66%) Nagios
6 3 (3.66%) Opsview
7 2 (2.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (2.44%) HP SIM
7 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.22%) Grafana
8 1 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Cisco
2 20 (24.39%) VMware
3 16 (19.51%) Red Hat
4 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.20%) Palo Alto
5 9 (10.98%) Riverbed
6 8 (9.76%) IBM
6 8 (9.76%) Meraki
6 8 (9.76%) SolarWinds
7 7 (8.54%) F5
7 7 (8.54%) NetApp
8 6 (7.32%) TIBCO
9 5 (6.10%) BMC
9 5 (6.10%) Infor
9 5 (6.10%) Symantec
10 4 (4.88%) Brocade
10 4 (4.88%) EMC
10 4 (4.88%) Oracle
10 4 (4.88%) Veritas
11 3 (3.66%) Dell