The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 10 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 6.25% 2.50% 5.41%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 5.56% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£160 £235 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.91% +23.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +0.84%
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West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
32 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 50.00% 45.00% 59.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 4
Average daily rate £325 £235 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.29% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £320 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Nagios
3 3 (33.33%) NetIQ
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Resilience Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Nessus
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Nmap
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
4 2 (22.22%) Terminal Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Tester
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Service Management
1 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 3 (33.33%) Resilience Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Privacy
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Terminal Server
1 2 (22.22%) Nmap
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (22.22%) Nessus
3 2 (22.22%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) NetIQ
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) NetScout