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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 78 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -12
Contract jobs citing HP 61 77 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.12% 3.36% 4.71%
As % of the Vendors category 5.09% 8.43% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £193 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £408 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 21
Average hourly rate £23.75 £10.00 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -19.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £7.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £13.61 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
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
1199 913 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.69% 39.83% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 537 506
Average daily rate £340 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 66 70
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £43.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 July 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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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 -25 42 £350 +29.62% 12
South Yorkshire -10 12 £225 -7.69% 4
North Yorkshire -12 4 £205 -48.81% 2
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 63 (42.86%) Cisco
2 56 (38.10%) Windows
3 51 (34.69%) VMware
4 40 (27.21%) ITIL
5 39 (26.53%) Microsoft
6 34 (23.13%) Linux
6 34 (23.13%) Data Centre
7 33 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (21.77%) F5
9 31 (21.09%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (21.09%) Firewall
10 28 (19.05%) Project Management
10 28 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (18.37%) CCNP
12 25 (17.01%) BGP
12 25 (17.01%) SAN
13 23 (15.65%) DNS
13 23 (15.65%) UNIX
14 22 (14.97%) IBM
14 22 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 20 (13.61%) Oracle
16 20 (13.61%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (12.93%) SQL
17 19 (12.93%) Red Hat
18 18 (12.24%) Citrix
18 18 (12.24%) EIGRP
18 18 (12.24%) Finance
18 18 (12.24%) Blue Coat
19 17 (11.56%) Active Directory

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 11 (7.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.04%) Apache
5 2 (1.36%) SAP EP
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.36%) Lync
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.72%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.72%) MS Project
2 4 (2.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.36%) SAP SRM
1 2 (1.36%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) GitHub
2 1 (0.68%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.09%) Firewall
2 28 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (17.01%) SAN
3 25 (17.01%) BGP
4 23 (15.65%) DNS
5 20 (13.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (12.24%) EIGRP
7 17 (11.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 14 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 14 (9.52%) Network Security
8 14 (9.52%) DMVPN
8 14 (9.52%) DHCP
9 12 (8.16%) WLAN
9 12 (8.16%) WAN
9 12 (8.16%) BIG-IP
10 10 (6.80%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (6.80%) Internet
11 9 (6.12%) DMZ
11 9 (6.12%) LAN
12 8 (5.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.40%) MySQL
4 2 (1.36%) Informix
4 2 (1.36%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.40%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.36%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.36%) Selenium
2 2 (1.36%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.36%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) Hudson
3 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.68%) JMeter
3 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 18 (12.24%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Retail
3 6 (4.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Games
4 3 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Military
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (14.97%) Network Engineer
2 17 (11.56%) Project Manager
3 15 (10.20%) Analyst
4 12 (8.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 12 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (6.80%) Consultant
5 10 (6.80%) Administrator
6 9 (6.12%) Network Specialist
7 8 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.76%) Architect
8 7 (4.76%) Security Specialist
8 7 (4.76%) Network Security Specialist
9 6 (4.08%) Solaris Administrator
9 6 (4.08%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.08%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Design Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.40%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.08%) XML
2 4 (2.72%) SOAP
3 3 (2.04%) Web Services
3 3 (2.04%) HTML
3 3 (2.04%) JSP
3 3 (2.04%) Servlets
3 3 (2.04%) SPML
3 3 (2.04%) SailPoint
4 2 (1.36%) J2EE
4 2 (1.36%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.36%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.36%) SAP ALE
4 2 (1.36%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.68%) REST
5 1 (0.68%) .NET
5 1 (0.68%) XSD
5 1 (0.68%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.13%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.12%) Clustering
4 7 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.76%) Fat Client
5 6 (4.08%) CMDB
6 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.04%) IBM XIV
7 3 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.04%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.36%) Wiki
8 2 (1.36%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.68%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.68%) NHS
9 1 (0.68%) DataPower
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (38.10%) Windows
2 34 (23.13%) Linux
3 23 (15.65%) UNIX
4 22 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (11.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (10.20%) Solaris
7 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (7.48%) AIX
9 8 (5.44%) Windows 7
10 7 (4.76%) Windows NT
11 5 (3.40%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.72%) SUSE
13 1 (0.68%) HPUX
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.21%) ITIL
2 28 (19.05%) Project Management
3 13 (8.84%) PRINCE2
3 13 (8.84%) E-Commerce
3 13 (8.84%) Load Balancing
4 12 (8.16%) Incident Management
4 12 (8.16%) Migration
5 11 (7.48%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.76%) Workflow
7 7 (4.76%) Service Management
8 6 (4.08%) SOA
8 6 (4.08%) PRINCE
8 6 (4.08%) Change Management
8 6 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.08%) Network Design
9 5 (3.40%) Business Analysis
9 5 (3.40%) Capacity Management
10 4 (2.72%) Integration Testing
10 4 (2.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.93%) SQL
2 12 (8.16%) Lisp
3 10 (6.80%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.44%) C
5 6 (4.08%) VBScript
5 6 (4.08%) Perl
5 6 (4.08%) Jython
5 6 (4.08%) Java
6 3 (2.04%) BeanShell
6 3 (2.04%) PHP
7 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) C#
8 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (21.09%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (18.37%) CCNP
3 15 (10.20%) CCNA
4 9 (6.12%) CCDP
5 7 (4.76%) CCSE
5 7 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.72%) MCSE
9 3 (2.04%) MCP
9 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.36%) Sun Certification
10 2 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.36%) MCITP
10 2 (1.36%) CISSP
11 1 (0.68%) MCSA
11 1 (0.68%) ISEB
11 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.68%) MCTS
11 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (11.56%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.08%) vSphere
4 5 (3.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (3.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (3.40%) XenApp
4 5 (3.40%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (2.72%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.72%) XenServer
5 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.04%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.68%) Firmware
8 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (6.80%) OPNET
2 9 (6.12%) SCCM
3 7 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (4.08%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (2.72%) OpenView
5 4 (2.72%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.36%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.36%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.36%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.68%) WSUS
8 1 (0.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.68%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (42.86%) Cisco
2 51 (34.69%) VMware
3 39 (26.53%) Microsoft
4 32 (21.77%) F5
5 22 (14.97%) IBM
6 20 (13.61%) Oracle
7 19 (12.93%) Red Hat
8 18 (12.24%) Citrix
8 18 (12.24%) Blue Coat
9 17 (11.56%) CheckPoint
9 17 (11.56%) NetApp
10 13 (8.84%) TippingPoint
11 12 (8.16%) BMC
12 11 (7.48%) EMC
12 11 (7.48%) Remedy
13 10 (6.80%) SolarWinds
14 7 (4.76%) Infoblox
14 7 (4.76%) Imperva
14 7 (4.76%) ProCurve
14 7 (4.76%) Motorola
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