The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wolverhampton region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 10 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.17% 4.26% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 7.69% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£150 £163 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -14.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -3.44%
Vendors Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 36.96% 55.32% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Average daily rate £325 £200 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £500 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £12.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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West Midlands

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 7 (50.00%) Remedy
1 7 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 6 (42.86%) ITSM
2 6 (42.86%) BMC
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) ServiceNow
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) XSL
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Workflow
4 4 (28.57%) SaaS
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) XML Schema
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Windows NT
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) ServiceNow Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) XSL
3 4 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows NT
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Service Management
1 6 (42.86%) ITSM
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Workflow
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Use Case
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Nmap
1 2 (14.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (14.29%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (14.29%) Nessus
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (7.14%) OpenView
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Remedy
2 6 (42.86%) BMC
2 6 (42.86%) ServiceNow
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) NetIQ
5 1 (7.14%) NetScout