The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 34 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing HP 16 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.02% 3.70% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 9.64% 8.82% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 1
Median daily rate £328 £469 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.13% +76.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £348 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.15% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+39.39% +20.00%
HP
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
166 102 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.71% 41.98% 52.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 52 69
Median daily rate £330 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.10% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

HP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 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
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £328 -
Tonbridge -7 2 £650 +33.33%
Maidstone - 1 £203 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £550 -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kent region with a requirement for HP.

1 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) SAN
3 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (34.48%) Citrix
4 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) IIS
5 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
5 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (24.14%) .NET
7 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
7 7 (24.14%) Analytics
7 7 (24.14%) DevOps
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
8 6 (20.69%) LAN
8 6 (20.69%) WAN
9 5 (17.24%) DNS
9 5 (17.24%) Siebel
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle
9 5 (17.24%) Apache
9 5 (17.24%) EMC
9 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (17.24%) NetApp

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 9 (31.03%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
3 5 (17.24%) Apache
4 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.34%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) Heroku
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) SAN
3 6 (20.69%) LAN
3 6 (20.69%) WAN
4 5 (17.24%) DNS
5 4 (13.79%) DHCP
5 4 (13.79%) LDAP
5 4 (13.79%) Wireless
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.34%) VLAN
6 3 (10.34%) VPN
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (6.90%) VoIP
7 2 (6.90%) WLAN
8 1 (3.45%) Network Security
8 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
2 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (13.79%) Big Data
3 4 (13.79%) QlikView
4 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (10.34%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
1 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Storage Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Network Support
4 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Server Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) Kafka
3 1 (3.45%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) Wiki
3 3 (10.34%) Grid Computing
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.79%) Unix
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Analytics
1 7 (24.14%) DevOps
2 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (13.79%) SIEM
2 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
2 4 (13.79%) Use Case
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Line Management
3 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Perl
3 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.79%) XenServer
5 3 (10.34%) Docker
5 3 (10.34%) vCloud
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
6 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (13.79%) SCOM
2 4 (13.79%) SCOrch
2 4 (13.79%) WSUS
3 3 (10.34%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.34%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) Citrix
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) EMC
4 5 (17.24%) NetApp
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) Siebel
5 4 (13.79%) ArcSight
5 4 (13.79%) Dell
5 4 (13.79%) Informatica
5 4 (13.79%) IronPort
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco
6 3 (10.34%) New Relic
6 3 (10.34%) Splunk
7 2 (6.90%) 3Com
7 2 (6.90%) Aruba
7 2 (6.90%) BT
7 2 (6.90%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (6.90%) NETGEAR
7 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto