The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 41 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 404 423 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.43% 4.60% 4.21%
As % of the Vendors category 9.20% 9.89% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 208 165
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £348 £327
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.38 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.86% +16.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £12.35 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £21.55 £28.20
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4392 4275 4256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.18% 46.47% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 2335 2110
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 239 245
Median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £35.00
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 South East

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

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

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

HP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the South East 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
Hampshire +2 107 £403 +15.00% 11
Surrey +8 86 £425 -1.16% 9
Berkshire -17 83 £380 +31.03% 17
Buckinghamshire -10 48 £375 +14.50% 3
West Sussex -23 28 £413 +10.00% 2
Oxfordshire +14 17 £310 -14.18%
Kent -13 10 £315 -32.80% 3
East Sussex +5 8 £475 +46.15%
Middlesex -7 2 £165 -
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for HP.

1 263 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 218 (30.70%) Windows
3 205 (28.87%) SC Cleared
4 181 (25.49%) Microsoft
5 154 (21.69%) Linux
6 148 (20.85%) SQL
6 148 (20.85%) Active Directory
7 140 (19.72%) VMware
8 131 (18.45%) SAN
9 129 (18.17%) ITIL
9 129 (18.17%) Unix
10 123 (17.32%) Oracle
11 120 (16.90%) Windows Server
12 116 (16.34%) Cisco
12 116 (16.34%) HP Quality Center
13 106 (14.93%) Finance
14 103 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 101 (14.23%) Firewall
16 98 (13.80%) MS Excel
17 93 (13.10%) Data Centre
18 92 (12.96%) IBM
19 91 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
20 81 (11.41%) DV Cleared
21 79 (11.13%) Citrix
21 79 (11.13%) MS Office
22 77 (10.85%) WAN
23 75 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
24 74 (10.42%) SQL Server
25 71 (10.00%) MS Exchange
26 70 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 71 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 37 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 31 (4.37%) IIS
4 21 (2.96%) JBoss
5 15 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.41%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.13%) Live Communications Server
9 8 (1.13%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.85%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.70%) Apache
12 4 (0.56%) CICS
12 4 (0.56%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.42%) SAS
13 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 98 (13.80%) MS Excel
2 79 (11.13%) MS Office
3 15 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.99%) MS Project
5 7 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.85%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.27%) Exstream
2 6 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.14%) BASE24
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.14%) PlanetPress Connect
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.14%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.83%) IaaS
2 13 (1.83%) PaaS
3 12 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.69%) Mimecast
4 6 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 6 (0.85%) SaaS
5 5 (0.70%) HP Helion
5 5 (0.70%) Office 365
6 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.42%) Heroku
6 3 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.42%) Yammer
7 1 (0.14%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 131 (18.45%) SAN
2 101 (14.23%) Firewall
3 77 (10.85%) WAN
4 65 (9.15%) LAN
5 62 (8.73%) TCP/IP
6 52 (7.32%) DNS
7 42 (5.92%) Wireless
8 40 (5.63%) DHCP
9 32 (4.51%) Internet
10 24 (3.38%) VoIP
11 17 (2.39%) Ethernet
11 17 (2.39%) VLAN
12 16 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
13 15 (2.11%) Network Security
14 12 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (1.69%) Unified Communications
15 10 (1.41%) iSCSI
16 9 (1.27%) VPN
17 8 (1.13%) WLAN
18 7 (0.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.10%) Oracle Database
3 14 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (1.55%) VoltDB
5 10 (1.41%) MS Access
6 9 (1.27%) DB2
6 9 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (0.85%) FileMaker
8 6 (0.85%) MySQL
9 5 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.70%) QlikView
9 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.56%) Big Data
10 4 (0.56%) Easytrieve
10 4 (0.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 38 (5.35%) HP UFT
2 34 (4.79%) SoapUI
3 25 (3.52%) Selenium
4 20 (2.82%) LoadRunner
5 19 (2.68%) JIRA
6 15 (2.11%) JUnit
7 14 (1.97%) Cucumber
7 14 (1.97%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.97%) JMeter
8 11 (1.55%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.55%) JBehave
8 11 (1.55%) Maven
9 10 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.27%) MSI
11 7 (0.99%) Subversion
12 6 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.85%) TestNG
13 5 (0.70%) TestComplete
13 5 (0.70%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.56%) WinRunner
General
1 106 (14.93%) Finance
2 53 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.68%) Banking
4 10 (1.41%) Legal
5 8 (1.13%) Marketing
5 8 (1.13%) Military
6 7 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.99%) Retail
7 6 (0.85%) Back Office
7 6 (0.85%) Billing
7 6 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.70%) Electronics
9 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.28%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 119 (16.76%) Analyst
2 65 (9.15%) Architect
3 59 (8.31%) Test Analyst
4 51 (7.18%) Support Engineer
5 42 (5.92%) Administrator
6 34 (4.79%) Network Engineer
7 30 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 29 (4.08%) Tester
9 28 (3.94%) Developer
10 27 (3.80%) Consultant
10 27 (3.80%) Test Manager
10 27 (3.80%) Wintel Engineer
11 26 (3.66%) Server Engineer
12 23 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
12 23 (3.24%) Technical Architect
13 22 (3.10%) Service Analyst
14 21 (2.96%) Unix Engineer
15 20 (2.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 20 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
16 19 (2.68%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.18%) .NET
2 49 (6.90%) XML
3 46 (6.48%) Web Services
4 33 (4.65%) SOAP
5 25 (3.52%) HTML
6 22 (3.10%) ASP.NET
7 21 (2.96%) XML Messaging
8 11 (1.55%) Java EE
8 11 (1.55%) JSON
9 10 (1.41%) Middleware
10 8 (1.13%) 802.1X
11 7 (0.99%) JSP
12 4 (0.56%) ISPF
13 3 (0.42%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.42%) CSS
13 3 (0.42%) J2EE
13 3 (0.42%) Kafka
14 2 (0.28%) Regular Expression
14 2 (0.28%) XSL
14 2 (0.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 93 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 31 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.80%) Clustering
5 20 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 16 (2.25%) Blackberry
7 15 (2.11%) Replication
7 15 (2.11%) Smart Meter
8 12 (1.69%) AS400
8 12 (1.69%) Fat Client
8 12 (1.69%) Thin Client
9 11 (1.55%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.55%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.41%) CMDB
10 10 (1.41%) PKI
11 9 (1.27%) EMC VNX
11 9 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.13%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.13%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 218 (30.70%) Windows
2 154 (21.69%) Linux
3 129 (18.17%) Unix
4 120 (16.90%) Windows Server
5 91 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (5.63%) Windows 7
9 35 (4.93%) HPUX
10 30 (4.23%) AIX
11 27 (3.80%) Oracle Linux
11 27 (3.80%) Windows XP
12 23 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (2.96%) Solaris
14 11 (1.55%) CentOS
14 11 (1.55%) Ubuntu
15 10 (1.41%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.99%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.56%) zOS
18 3 (0.42%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (18.17%) ITIL
2 60 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (8.45%) Test Scripting
3 54 (7.61%) Migration
4 52 (7.32%) Test Management
5 47 (6.62%) Service Management
5 47 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 46 (6.48%) Project Management
7 45 (6.34%) Functional Testing
8 38 (5.35%) Defect Management
9 36 (5.07%) ITIL V3
10 35 (4.93%) Service Delivery
11 34 (4.79%) Use Case
12 33 (4.65%) Change Management
12 33 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 32 (4.51%) High Availability
14 31 (4.37%) Validation
15 30 (4.23%) ITSM
16 28 (3.94%) SDLC
16 28 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (20.85%) SQL
2 66 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 47 (6.62%) Java
4 33 (4.65%) VBScript
5 30 (4.23%) C
6 28 (3.94%) JavaScript
7 26 (3.66%) VB
8 25 (3.52%) C#
9 20 (2.82%) Perl
10 19 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.69%) C++
11 12 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.55%) Python
13 9 (1.27%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.99%) Jython
15 6 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.85%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.70%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.56%) COBOL
17 4 (0.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 263 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 205 (28.87%) SC Cleared
3 81 (11.41%) DV Cleared
4 70 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (8.59%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (7.75%) ISTQB
7 42 (5.92%) CCNA
8 41 (5.77%) MCSE
9 40 (5.63%) ISEB
10 35 (4.93%) MCSA
11 31 (4.37%) MCP
12 26 (3.66%) Degree
13 22 (3.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 22 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 22 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (2.39%) CCNP
15 15 (2.11%) MCITP
16 14 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
18 6 (0.85%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.21%) SLA
2 25 (3.52%) QA
3 2 (0.28%) COBIT
3 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.28%) ISO22301
3 2 (0.28%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.14%) ARP4761
4 1 (0.14%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.14%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.14%) DO-254
4 1 (0.14%) GAAP
4 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 148 (20.85%) Active Directory
2 103 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (5.07%) vSphere
4 32 (4.51%) XenApp
5 27 (3.80%) VMware ESX
6 25 (3.52%) Hyper-V
7 18 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.69%) XenServer
9 11 (1.55%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.27%) NFS
11 8 (1.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 7 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (0.99%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.99%) KVM
12 7 (0.99%) Veritas File System
13 6 (0.85%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 116 (16.34%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (5.77%) SCOM
3 38 (5.35%) HP Data Protector
4 37 (5.21%) NetBackup
5 36 (5.07%) SCCM
6 35 (4.93%) WSUS
7 33 (4.65%) Backup Exec
8 28 (3.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 20 (2.82%) Tivoli
10 15 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
10 15 (2.11%) Nagios
11 14 (1.97%) OVSD
12 13 (1.83%) HP SIM
12 13 (1.83%) HP SiteScope
12 13 (1.83%) Netcool
13 11 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
13 11 (1.55%) OpenView
13 11 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 11 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 10 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 181 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 140 (19.72%) VMware
3 123 (17.32%) Oracle
4 116 (16.34%) Cisco
5 92 (12.96%) IBM
6 79 (11.13%) Citrix
7 55 (7.75%) EMC
8 41 (5.77%) Dell
9 32 (4.51%) Intel Security
9 32 (4.51%) NetApp
10 31 (4.37%) SAP
11 25 (3.52%) Red Hat
11 25 (3.52%) Veritas
12 22 (3.10%) CA
12 22 (3.10%) CheckPoint
12 22 (3.10%) Symantec
13 21 (2.96%) Aruba
14 20 (2.82%) BMC
15 19 (2.68%) 3PAR
16 18 (2.54%) Brocade
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