The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 23 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs citing HP 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.35% 0.31% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 8.65% 0.74% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £413 £375 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £264
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.82% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £13.73
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +118.57%

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

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
104 136 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 38.66% 41.98% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 85 133
Median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £43.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.68 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +17 5 £313 -16.66%
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (58.82%) Citrix
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) Dell
5 8 (47.06%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) vSphere
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
6 7 (41.18%) SCCM
7 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
8 5 (29.41%) XenApp
8 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
9 4 (23.53%) Converged Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
9 4 (23.53%) WAN
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (23.53%) Avaya
9 4 (23.53%) CommVault
9 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
9 4 (23.53%) MPLS

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) MPLS
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.76%) SMTP
5 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Collaboration Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Messaging Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Virtualisation Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Architect
3 1 (5.88%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Converged Infrastructure
1 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (23.53%) Identity Management
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stress Testing
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCITP
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) VCAP
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) vSphere
4 5 (29.41%) XenApp
5 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
7 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
3 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
4 2 (11.76%) Simpana
5 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Dell
4 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
4 4 (23.53%) Avaya
4 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 4 (23.53%) CommVault
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Lotus
6 1 (5.88%) Google
6 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec