The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 64 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Contract jobs citing HP 64 124 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.59% 4.48% 4.19%
As % of the Vendors category 5.33% 8.89% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 68 50
Median daily rate £350 £254 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.06% -15.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £348 £327
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 21
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £35.30 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.77 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+37.12% +21.98%
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 East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1200 1395 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 48.50% 50.42% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 772 688
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 115 122
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £9.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £40.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

HP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire -17 22 £383 +9.28% 7
Cambridgeshire +10 21 £325 +1.56% 5
Essex -5 13 £500 +138.09% 2
Bedfordshire +2 4 £263 -
Norfolk -22 2 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £350 - 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for HP.

1 53 (41.73%) Windows
2 49 (38.58%) VMware
3 39 (30.71%) Microsoft
4 38 (29.92%) Cisco
5 35 (27.56%) ITIL
6 33 (25.98%) SQL
7 30 (23.62%) Unix
7 30 (23.62%) Finance
8 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
9 27 (21.26%) Linux
10 25 (19.69%) Active Directory
11 23 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (15.75%) Windows Server
14 17 (13.39%) SAN
14 17 (13.39%) MS Excel
15 16 (12.60%) MS Exchange
15 16 (12.60%) Data Centre
15 16 (12.60%) High Availability
16 15 (11.81%) HP Quality Center
16 15 (11.81%) Red Hat
17 14 (11.02%) HP UFT
17 14 (11.02%) Citrix
17 14 (11.02%) MS Office
17 14 (11.02%) Aruba
18 13 (10.24%) Meraki
18 13 (10.24%) XML
18 13 (10.24%) Oracle
18 13 (10.24%) Solaris
18 13 (10.24%) DNS

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 16 (12.60%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.30%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.72%) SAS
4 5 (3.94%) IIS
5 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.02%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.57%) BASE24
3 1 (0.79%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.79%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.79%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.39%) SAN
2 13 (10.24%) DNS
2 13 (10.24%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (8.66%) 3G
3 11 (8.66%) 4G
3 11 (8.66%) LTE
4 10 (7.87%) Firewall
5 8 (6.30%) Wireless
6 6 (4.72%) SSL
6 6 (4.72%) WLAN
7 5 (3.94%) Internet
7 5 (3.94%) NAS
8 4 (3.15%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (3.15%) DHCP
8 4 (3.15%) Intranet
8 4 (3.15%) LAN
8 4 (3.15%) NetScaler
8 4 (3.15%) VPN
8 4 (3.15%) WAN
8 4 (3.15%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.30%) DB2
2 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.15%) Data Mart
3 4 (3.15%) MySQL
3 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.57%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (0.79%) MS Access
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) HP UFT
2 8 (6.30%) JIRA
3 4 (3.15%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.36%) Ant
4 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.36%) Selenium
4 3 (2.36%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.79%) JMeter
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.79%) Trac
5 1 (0.79%) WinRunner
General
1 30 (23.62%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Banking
3 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.57%) Billing
4 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.57%) German Language
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (14.17%) Architect
2 17 (13.39%) Analyst
3 12 (9.45%) Tester
4 11 (8.66%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.09%) Administrator
5 9 (7.09%) Technical Architect
6 7 (5.51%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.51%) Test Analyst
7 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.72%) IT Engineer
7 6 (4.72%) IT Support
7 6 (4.72%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Automation Tester
8 5 (3.94%) Functional Tester
8 5 (3.94%) Hardware Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) SAP Manager
8 5 (3.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.24%) XML
2 9 (7.09%) HTML
3 7 (5.51%) RESTful
3 7 (5.51%) Web Services
4 6 (4.72%) .NET
5 5 (3.94%) SOAP
6 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.36%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.57%) CSS
8 2 (1.57%) Django
9 1 (0.79%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.79%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.79%) Flash
9 1 (0.79%) J2EE
9 1 (0.79%) jQuery
9 1 (0.79%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.36%) CCTV
3 3 (2.36%) Clustering
3 3 (2.36%) Replication
4 2 (1.57%) CMDB
4 2 (1.57%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.79%) IVR
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) PKI
5 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (41.73%) Windows
2 30 (23.62%) Unix
3 27 (21.26%) Linux
4 20 (15.75%) Windows Server
5 13 (10.24%) Solaris
6 10 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (7.87%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.94%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.36%) AIX
11 2 (1.57%) CentOS
12 1 (0.79%) Android
12 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.79%) Debian
12 1 (0.79%) HPUX
12 1 (0.79%) SUSE
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.56%) ITIL
2 22 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.60%) High Availability
4 12 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (9.45%) Test Scripting
5 11 (8.66%) Test Automation
6 10 (7.87%) Change Control
6 10 (7.87%) Scrum
7 9 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.09%) ETL
7 9 (7.09%) Functional Testing
7 9 (7.09%) Incident Management
7 9 (7.09%) Project Management
8 8 (6.30%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.30%) Migration
8 8 (6.30%) Service Management
9 7 (5.51%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.51%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.51%) Software Testing
9 7 (5.51%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.98%) SQL
2 9 (7.09%) Shell Script
3 7 (5.51%) PL/SQL
3 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.57%) Java
5 2 (1.57%) Python
6 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.79%) C#
6 1 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.30%) ISEB
3 7 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.51%) Degree
3 7 (5.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.72%) CCNA
5 4 (3.15%) CCNP
5 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.57%) MCP
6 2 (1.57%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) CCIE
7 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MBA
7 1 (0.79%) MCITP
7 1 (0.79%) MCSA
7 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.79%) RHCE
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) COBIT
3 1 (0.79%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (19.69%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.66%) vSphere
4 7 (5.51%) iptables
4 7 (5.51%) Postfix
4 7 (5.51%) Sendmail
5 6 (4.72%) XenServer
6 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.15%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.36%) XenApp
8 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.57%) Xen
9 1 (0.79%) Firmware
9 1 (0.79%) KVM
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (11.81%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.51%) Cobbler
2 7 (5.51%) OSSEC
2 7 (5.51%) Puppet
2 7 (5.51%) SCCM
3 6 (4.72%) Nagios
4 3 (2.36%) OpenView
5 2 (1.57%) Control-M
5 2 (1.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.57%) OVSD
6 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.79%) Bacula
6 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.79%) SCOM
6 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.79%) WSUS
6 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (38.58%) VMware
2 39 (30.71%) Microsoft
3 38 (29.92%) Cisco
4 15 (11.81%) Red Hat
5 14 (11.02%) Aruba
5 14 (11.02%) Citrix
6 13 (10.24%) CheckPoint
6 13 (10.24%) Meraki
6 13 (10.24%) Oracle
7 10 (7.87%) EMC
8 8 (6.30%) SAP
8 8 (6.30%) Splunk
9 7 (5.51%) LogRhythm
9 7 (5.51%) ServiceNow
9 7 (5.51%) SolarWinds
9 7 (5.51%) TippingPoint
10 6 (4.72%) 3PAR
10 6 (4.72%) Avaya
11 5 (3.94%) Dell
11 5 (3.94%) NetApp