The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 47 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing HP 96 55 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.74% 2.68% 3.10%
As % of the Vendors category 8.36% 6.24% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 32
Average daily rate £350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 8
Average hourly rate £10.30 £10.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -45.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.76 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.72%
Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1149 882 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.73% 42.96% 44.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 403 518
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 61
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.38 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
HP
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +2 53 £300 +12.14% 16
South Yorkshire +10 23 £338 +5.88% 3
North Yorkshire +10 15 £400 +29.11% 8
East Yorkshire -5 3 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 72 (48.00%) Windows
2 46 (30.67%) VMware
3 44 (29.33%) Microsoft
4 29 (19.33%) SQL
5 28 (18.67%) HP Quality Center
6 27 (18.00%) Cisco
7 26 (17.33%) Oracle
8 24 (16.00%) ITIL
9 22 (14.67%) SAN
9 22 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (13.33%) Linux
10 20 (13.33%) Finance
11 18 (12.00%) MS Exchange
12 17 (11.33%) Firewall
12 17 (11.33%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (10.67%) vSphere
13 16 (10.67%) EMC
13 16 (10.67%) Active Directory
14 14 (9.33%) IBM
14 14 (9.33%) CheckPoint
14 14 (9.33%) Windows 7
15 13 (8.67%) Hyper-V
15 13 (8.67%) F5
15 13 (8.67%) MPLS
15 13 (8.67%) SQL Server
16 12 (8.00%) UNIX
16 12 (8.00%) Citrix
16 12 (8.00%) Cisco Certification

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.33%) Lync
3 6 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.67%) NetWeaver
5 4 (2.67%) CMS
6 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.67%) Apache
7 1 (0.67%) IIS
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Office
2 9 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.67%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (4.00%) SAP CRM
3 3 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (2.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.67%) SAN
2 17 (11.33%) Firewall
3 13 (8.67%) MPLS
4 12 (8.00%) Network Security
5 11 (7.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (6.67%) DNS
6 10 (6.67%) WAN
7 9 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (6.00%) Wireless
7 9 (6.00%) DHCP
8 8 (5.33%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.33%) VPN
8 8 (5.33%) OSPF
8 8 (5.33%) BGP
8 8 (5.33%) NetScreen
8 8 (5.33%) IPsec
8 8 (5.33%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (5.33%) BIG-IP
8 8 (5.33%) DMVPN
8 8 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.00%) MySQL
4 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.33%) JMeter
4 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 20 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (6.67%) Banking
3 5 (3.33%) Retail
4 4 (2.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.67%) French Language
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (15.33%) Analyst
2 17 (11.33%) Test Analyst
3 16 (10.67%) Administrator
4 11 (7.33%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.33%) Consultant
6 8 (5.33%) Security Specialist
6 8 (5.33%) Network Specialist
6 8 (5.33%) Network Security Specialist
7 6 (4.00%) Tester
7 6 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.00%) Storage Administrator
8 5 (3.33%) Performance Tester
8 5 (3.33%) Test Manager
8 5 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (2.67%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (2.67%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.33%) XMPP
2 5 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (3.33%) Middleware
3 4 (2.67%) HTML
3 4 (2.67%) CSS
3 4 (2.67%) SAP Basis
4 3 (2.00%) .NET
4 3 (2.00%) EDI
5 2 (1.33%) SOAP
6 1 (0.67%) WCF
6 1 (0.67%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.67%) XML
6 1 (0.67%) JDBC
6 1 (0.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.33%) Thin Client
1 8 (5.33%) Fat Client
2 7 (4.67%) Clustering
3 5 (3.33%) Firmware
4 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.33%) NHS
5 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.33%) iPad
5 2 (1.33%) FMCG
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.67%) Open Source
6 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 72 (48.00%) Windows
2 22 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (13.33%) Linux
4 14 (9.33%) Windows 7
5 12 (8.00%) UNIX
6 9 (6.00%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.67%) AIX
8 7 (4.67%) HPUX
9 6 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.00%) CentOS
11 1 (0.67%) Solaris
11 1 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.00%) ITIL
2 12 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (6.67%) Data Management
3 10 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (6.00%) High Availability
4 9 (6.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (5.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (5.33%) Master Data Management
6 7 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (4.67%) Performance Testing
6 7 (4.67%) Migration
6 7 (4.67%) Service Management
7 6 (4.00%) CRM
7 6 (4.00%) SOA
7 6 (4.00%) Information Security
7 6 (4.00%) Release Management
7 6 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.00%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.33%) BPEL
8 5 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.33%) SQL
2 10 (6.67%) C
3 3 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.67%) C#
4 1 (0.67%) C++
4 1 (0.67%) Perl
4 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.67%) VBScript
4 1 (0.67%) VB
4 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (6.00%) CCNP
3 8 (5.33%) CCSE
4 4 (2.67%) CCNA
4 4 (2.67%) SAP Certification
4 4 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.33%) ISEB
6 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) MCITP
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.67%) MCP
7 1 (0.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) QA
2 3 (2.00%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 20 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (11.33%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (10.67%) vSphere
3 16 (10.67%) Active Directory
4 13 (8.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.33%) Xen
6 4 (2.67%) XenServer
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.67%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (18.67%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (3.33%) SCCM
3 5 (3.33%) SCOM
4 4 (2.67%) WSUS
4 4 (2.67%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.33%) OpenView
6 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.33%) Foglight
6 2 (1.33%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.33%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.33%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.33%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (30.67%) VMware
2 44 (29.33%) Microsoft
3 27 (18.00%) Cisco
4 26 (17.33%) Oracle
5 16 (10.67%) EMC
6 14 (9.33%) IBM
6 14 (9.33%) CheckPoint
7 13 (8.67%) F5
8 12 (8.00%) Citrix
8 12 (8.00%) NetApp
9 11 (7.33%) SAP
10 8 (5.33%) Blue Coat
10 8 (5.33%) Infoblox
10 8 (5.33%) Imperva
11 6 (4.00%) Brocade
12 5 (3.33%) Remedy
12 5 (3.33%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.33%) Dell
13 4 (2.67%) Altiris
13 4 (2.67%) Veeam
West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £9.5 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £9 - £11 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + £400
Posted: 17 days ago
Huddersfield
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago