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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 57 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing HP 254 299 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.29% 3.14% 4.68%
As % of the Vendors category 6.72% 6.60% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 165 211
Median daily rate £330 £390 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 44
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +57.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £17.34 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £43.75 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.28 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-31.84% +35.29%
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
3782 4530 4690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.98% 47.51% 47.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2104 2487 2432
Median daily rate £400 £400 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 242 290
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.79% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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
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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 +7 108 £320 -14.66% 15
Berkshire -1 55 £345 -10.96% 16
Surrey +3 40 £315 -25.44% 7
Buckinghamshire +5 18 £305 -20.26% 5
West Sussex +18 11 £415 +55.14% 2
Oxfordshire -6 4 £500 +66.66% 4
Middlesex +2 2 - -
East Sussex -1 2 £350 -7.89% 2
Kent -6 2 £200 -23.80%
Home Counties +1 1 £325 -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 170 (33.33%) Windows
2 132 (25.88%) Security Cleared
3 117 (22.94%) VMware
4 115 (22.55%) Microsoft
5 103 (20.20%) ITIL
6 99 (19.41%) Active Directory
7 97 (19.02%) SC Cleared
8 87 (17.06%) Windows Server
9 85 (16.67%) Cisco
10 82 (16.08%) Linux
11 80 (15.69%) SAN
12 77 (15.10%) Oracle
13 76 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 74 (14.51%) Windows Server 2008
15 68 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
15 68 (13.33%) Data Centre
16 61 (11.96%) SQL
17 58 (11.37%) Unix
18 54 (10.59%) Finance
19 53 (10.39%) MS Office
19 53 (10.39%) Firewall
20 51 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
21 49 (9.61%) DV Cleared
22 48 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
23 47 (9.22%) DNS
24 46 (9.02%) Migration
25 44 (8.63%) Telecoms
26 42 (8.24%) vSphere
27 41 (8.04%) PowerShell
27 41 (8.04%) MS Exchange

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 41 (8.04%) MS Exchange
2 25 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.55%) IIS
4 13 (2.55%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.18%) Apache
8 6 (1.18%) CMS
8 6 (1.18%) JBoss
9 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 3 (0.59%) Documentum
12 2 (0.39%) Confluence
12 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (10.39%) MS Office
2 35 (6.86%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.98%) MS Project
6 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (2.16%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.20%) Exstream
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.14%) Office 365
3 15 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.18%) IaaS
4 6 (1.18%) SaaS
5 5 (0.98%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.39%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 80 (15.69%) SAN
2 53 (10.39%) Firewall
3 47 (9.22%) DNS
4 37 (7.25%) DHCP
5 34 (6.67%) LAN
6 28 (5.49%) WAN
7 25 (4.90%) Wireless
8 24 (4.71%) Internet
9 21 (4.12%) TCP/IP
10 17 (3.33%) 4G
11 16 (3.14%) LTE
11 16 (3.14%) VoIP
12 13 (2.55%) iSCSI
12 13 (2.55%) LDAP
12 13 (2.55%) NAS
13 12 (2.35%) Skype
13 12 (2.35%) Unified Communications
14 11 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (1.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.37%) DB2
5 5 (0.98%) MS Access
5 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.39%) MySQL
8 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.20%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 19 (3.73%) HP UFT
1 19 (3.73%) Selenium
2 16 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.16%) SpecFlow
4 10 (1.96%) LoadRunner
5 6 (1.18%) ClearCase
5 6 (1.18%) Maven
5 6 (1.18%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.98%) Ant
6 5 (0.98%) ClearQuest
6 5 (0.98%) JMeter
6 5 (0.98%) Subversion
7 4 (0.78%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.59%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.59%) JIRA
8 3 (0.59%) MSI
8 3 (0.59%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.39%) JUnit
General
1 54 (10.59%) Finance
2 44 (8.63%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.16%) Marketing
4 10 (1.96%) Electronics
5 8 (1.57%) Banking
6 7 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.37%) Retail
7 6 (1.18%) Mandarin Language
7 6 (1.18%) Military
7 6 (1.18%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.78%) Advertising
8 4 (0.78%) Billing
8 4 (0.78%) Legal
9 3 (0.59%) Back Office
9 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.59%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.39%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (14.12%) Analyst
2 37 (7.25%) Administrator
3 35 (6.86%) Test Analyst
4 34 (6.67%) Architect
5 29 (5.69%) Field Engineer
5 29 (5.69%) Network Engineer
6 27 (5.29%) Field Service Engineer
6 27 (5.29%) Support Engineer
7 26 (5.10%) Consultant
8 24 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (4.71%) Tester
9 20 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (3.73%) Break Fix Engineer
10 19 (3.73%) Printer Engineer
11 17 (3.33%) HP Printer Engineer
11 17 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (3.14%) Automation Tester
12 16 (3.14%) Field Hardware Engineer
12 16 (3.14%) Hardware Engineer
13 15 (2.94%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.31%) HTML
2 16 (3.14%) XML
3 12 (2.35%) .NET
3 12 (2.35%) Web Services
4 7 (1.37%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.18%) CGI
5 6 (1.18%) CSS
6 5 (0.98%) SOAP
7 4 (0.78%) Middleware
8 3 (0.59%) JSP
8 3 (0.59%) REST
8 3 (0.59%) WSDL
8 3 (0.59%) XML Messaging
9 2 (0.39%) COM
9 2 (0.39%) Flash
9 2 (0.39%) LAMP
9 2 (0.39%) XHTML
10 1 (0.20%) J2EE
10 1 (0.20%) Java EE
10 1 (0.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 68 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.49%) Clustering
3 27 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.92%) CMDB
4 20 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.55%) Replication
6 11 (2.16%) HP Storage
7 9 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.57%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.37%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.37%) Economics
9 7 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
9 7 (1.37%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.98%) EMC VNX
10 5 (0.98%) PKI
10 5 (0.98%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.78%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.78%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 170 (33.33%) Windows
2 87 (17.06%) Windows Server
3 82 (16.08%) Linux
4 74 (14.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (11.37%) Unix
6 51 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (6.86%) Windows 7
8 33 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (6.08%) Solaris
10 22 (4.31%) AIX
11 20 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (3.92%) Windows XP
12 19 (3.73%) HPUX
13 13 (2.55%) Android
14 11 (2.16%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (1.96%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.78%) Fedora
16 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (20.20%) ITIL
2 48 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (9.02%) Migration
4 38 (7.45%) Regression Testing
5 33 (6.47%) Test Management
6 32 (6.27%) Change Management
7 29 (5.69%) Service Management
8 28 (5.49%) Scrum
9 27 (5.29%) Test Scripting
10 25 (4.90%) Project Management
11 24 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (4.51%) Service Delivery
13 22 (4.31%) ITSM
14 21 (4.12%) High Availability
14 21 (4.12%) Incident Management
15 20 (3.92%) Problem Management
15 20 (3.92%) Test Strategy
16 19 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (3.73%) User Stories
17 18 (3.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (11.96%) SQL
2 41 (8.04%) PowerShell
3 22 (4.31%) Java
4 21 (4.12%) VBScript
5 16 (3.14%) C#
6 15 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.94%) Perl
7 13 (2.55%) C++
7 13 (2.55%) VB
8 12 (2.35%) C
9 11 (2.16%) F#
9 11 (2.16%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.96%) Korn
11 8 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.98%) Python
13 4 (0.78%) VBA
14 3 (0.59%) PHP
15 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.20%) Jython
16 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 132 (25.88%) Security Cleared
2 97 (19.02%) SC Cleared
3 49 (9.61%) DV Cleared
4 31 (6.08%) ISTQB
5 28 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 26 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (4.12%) CCNA
9 19 (3.73%) Degree
9 19 (3.73%) ISEB
10 12 (2.35%) CCNP
11 11 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (2.16%) RHCE
12 7 (1.37%) MCP
12 7 (1.37%) MCSA
12 7 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 6 (1.18%) MBA
13 6 (1.18%) MCITP
13 6 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.25%) SLA
2 8 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.18%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.78%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.59%) QA
7 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.20%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.20%) ARP4761
8 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.20%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.20%) DO-254
8 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 99 (19.41%) Active Directory
2 76 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.24%) vSphere
4 22 (4.31%) XenApp
5 20 (3.92%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.94%) Firmware
7 12 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (2.16%) NFS
8 11 (2.16%) Samba
8 11 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (1.76%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.57%) KVM
11 8 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.37%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.37%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (0.39%) Veritas File System
14 2 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 68 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (5.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 23 (4.51%) SCCM
4 22 (4.31%) NetBackup
5 18 (3.53%) WSUS
6 17 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 15 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (2.75%) HP Data Protector
8 14 (2.75%) SCOM
9 10 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
10 9 (1.76%) AirWatch
10 9 (1.76%) OpenView
10 9 (1.76%) OVSD
10 9 (1.76%) Puppet
11 8 (1.57%) Netcool
12 7 (1.37%) HP SIM
13 6 (1.18%) EdgeSight
13 6 (1.18%) Tivoli
13 6 (1.18%) vRealize
14 5 (0.98%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 117 (22.94%) VMware
2 115 (22.55%) Microsoft
3 85 (16.67%) Cisco
4 77 (15.10%) Oracle
5 40 (7.84%) IBM
6 39 (7.65%) EMC
7 37 (7.25%) Citrix
8 30 (5.88%) Symantec
9 28 (5.49%) Dell
10 25 (4.90%) Intel Security
10 25 (4.90%) Red Hat
11 24 (4.71%) CA
12 21 (4.12%) 3PAR
13 20 (3.92%) NetApp
14 19 (3.73%) CheckPoint
15 18 (3.53%) BMC
15 18 (3.53%) Veritas
16 17 (3.33%) Juniper
16 17 (3.33%) SAP
17 15 (2.94%) Palo Alto
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