The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 92 85 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -40
Contract jobs citing HP 54 63 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.84% 2.12% 3.79%
As % of the Vendors category 4.73% 4.75% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 46
Average daily rate £360 £350 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £164 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £435 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £326
% change year-on-year
- +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 22
Average hourly rate £10.65 £16.72 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% +67.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £11.52 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £21.69 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+46.87% +10.34%
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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1142 1327 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.96% 44.73% 42.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 819 678
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 60 69
Average hourly rate £12.72 £16.72 £12.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.95% +33.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
West Yorkshire -11 29 £400 +14.28% 14
South Yorkshire -1 20 £350 +27.27% 4
North Yorkshire -4 2 £325 -18.85%
East Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 44 (31.88%) Windows
2 41 (29.71%) Linux
3 36 (26.09%) Cisco
4 34 (24.64%) Red Hat
5 33 (23.91%) VMware
6 28 (20.29%) IBM
7 26 (18.84%) SAN
7 26 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (18.84%) Windows Server
8 23 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (16.67%) Finance
9 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (15.94%) HP Quality Center
10 21 (15.22%) Veritas
11 20 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (14.49%) HP UFT
11 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
12 19 (13.77%) LoadRunner
13 18 (13.04%) Selenium
14 17 (12.32%) EMC
14 17 (12.32%) LAN
14 17 (12.32%) .NET
15 16 (11.59%) CCNP
16 15 (10.87%) Active Directory
16 15 (10.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 15 (10.87%) F5
17 14 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (9.42%) Test Scripting
18 13 (9.42%) Functional Testing
18 13 (9.42%) Jenkins

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (5.07%) Confluence
2 6 (4.35%) Apache
2 6 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.72%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.72%) JBoss
6 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) MS Office
2 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.17%) Acrobat
3 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.17%) MS Project
3 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.17%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.72%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.84%) SAN
2 17 (12.32%) LAN
3 12 (8.70%) Firewall
3 12 (8.70%) OSPF
4 11 (7.97%) WAN
4 11 (7.97%) Wireless
5 10 (7.25%) BGP
5 10 (7.25%) Internet
6 9 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (6.52%) EIGRP
6 9 (6.52%) NAS
6 9 (6.52%) VPN
7 8 (5.80%) DNS
7 8 (5.80%) MPLS
8 7 (5.07%) SNMP
9 5 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.62%) DHCP
9 5 (3.62%) RIP
10 4 (2.90%) HSRP
10 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.07%) MySQL
3 5 (3.62%) Informix
4 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.45%) Redis
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) Big Data
6 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (14.49%) HP UFT
2 19 (13.77%) LoadRunner
3 18 (13.04%) Selenium
4 13 (9.42%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.97%) JIRA
6 9 (6.52%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.07%) JMeter
8 6 (4.35%) Subversion
9 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.17%) Hudson
10 3 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.72%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.72%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.72%) WinRunner
General
1 23 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (8.70%) Banking
3 9 (6.52%) Games
4 8 (5.80%) Publishing
5 3 (2.17%) Electronics
5 3 (2.17%) Legal
6 2 (1.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (15.94%) Analyst
2 20 (14.49%) Administrator
3 18 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 16 (11.59%) Network Engineer
5 15 (10.87%) Architect
6 8 (5.80%) Design Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.80%) Test Leader
6 8 (5.80%) Tester
7 7 (5.07%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
9 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Network Support
9 5 (3.62%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.32%) .NET
2 5 (3.62%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (3.62%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (2.17%) Middleware
4 2 (1.45%) CSS
4 2 (1.45%) LAMP
4 2 (1.45%) Servlets
5 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.97%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.52%) Clustering
2 9 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.52%) PKI
3 5 (3.62%) e-Health
4 4 (2.90%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (2.90%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.90%) e-Learning
4 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (2.90%) IBM XIV
4 4 (2.90%) Video Editing
5 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.17%) Learning Management System
5 3 (2.17%) PDA
5 3 (2.17%) Replication
5 3 (2.17%) Social Media
6 2 (1.45%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (31.88%) Windows
2 41 (29.71%) Linux
3 26 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (18.84%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.42%) SUSE
5 13 (9.42%) Unix
6 9 (6.52%) Solaris
7 7 (5.07%) Mac OS X
7 7 (5.07%) Windows 2000
7 7 (5.07%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.62%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.90%) AIX
10 4 (2.90%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.45%) HPUX
12 1 (0.72%) Android
12 1 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (9.42%) Functional Testing
2 13 (9.42%) Test Scripting
3 10 (7.25%) ITIL
4 9 (6.52%) Incident Management
4 9 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (5.80%) Open Source
6 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (5.07%) Change Management
6 7 (5.07%) Load Testing
6 7 (5.07%) Test Automation
6 7 (5.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (4.35%) Analytics
7 6 (4.35%) Defect Management
7 6 (4.35%) DevOps
7 6 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.35%) Service Management
7 6 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.70%) Perl
1 12 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 11 (7.97%) Java
2 11 (7.97%) Python
3 10 (7.25%) SQL
4 9 (6.52%) Ruby
5 8 (5.80%) C
5 8 (5.80%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.07%) C#
7 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.45%) PHP
10 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (11.59%) CCNP
3 13 (9.42%) ISEB
4 11 (7.97%) ISTQB
4 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.25%) CCNA
6 9 (6.52%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.35%) CCIE
8 4 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.17%) CCDE
9 3 (2.17%) CCDP
9 3 (2.17%) CCSP
9 3 (2.17%) Degree
9 3 (2.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.45%) CISSP
10 2 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.45%) MCP
10 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (6.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (5.80%) vSphere
5 7 (5.07%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.90%) Firmware
6 4 (2.90%) XenApp
6 4 (2.90%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.17%) vCloud
8 2 (1.45%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.45%) KVM
8 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.45%) Xen
9 1 (0.72%) Docker
9 1 (0.72%) NFS
9 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (15.94%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.80%) Puppet
2 8 (5.80%) SCCM
3 7 (5.07%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (5.07%) OpenView
3 7 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.35%) SCOM
4 6 (4.35%) TeamSite
5 5 (3.62%) Cacti
5 5 (3.62%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (3.62%) Graphite
5 5 (3.62%) Nagios
5 5 (3.62%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.62%) Opsview
5 5 (3.62%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.90%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (2.17%) Salt
7 3 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 36 (26.09%) Cisco
2 34 (24.64%) Red Hat
3 33 (23.91%) VMware
4 28 (20.29%) IBM
5 21 (15.22%) Veritas
6 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
7 17 (12.32%) EMC
8 15 (10.87%) F5
9 8 (5.80%) BMC
9 8 (5.80%) Dell
9 8 (5.80%) Riverbed
10 7 (5.07%) Adobe
11 6 (4.35%) Citrix
11 6 (4.35%) NetApp
11 6 (4.35%) Oracle
11 6 (4.35%) Palo Alto
11 6 (4.35%) TIBCO
12 5 (3.62%) Infor
12 5 (3.62%) NetQoS
12 5 (3.62%) SolarWinds