The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 44 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing HP 11 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.17% 2.70% 1.69%
As % of the Vendors category 6.36% 6.14% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 7
Median daily rate £375 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £116 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.30 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.57% -
HP
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
173 293 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.06% 43.99% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 203 151
Median daily rate £350 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.78 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

HP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

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

HP Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

HP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Cardiff +7 5 £400 +16.78%
Neath Port Talbot - 2 - -
Newport +1 1 £345 -
HP
Wales

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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

1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) MS Office
3 5 (27.78%) ISEB
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) AS400
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) WinRunner
4 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 4 (22.22%) Selenium
4 4 (22.22%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 4 (22.22%) Gherkin
4 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (16.67%) Canon
5 3 (16.67%) iPad
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
6 2 (11.11%) Clustering
6 2 (11.11%) Wireless
6 2 (11.11%) Active Directory

HP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
1 4 (22.22%) WinRunner
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) AS400
2 3 (16.67%) iPad
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Use Case
4 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CBAP
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Canon
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) arcserve
3 2 (11.11%) Dell
3 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Symantec
3 2 (11.11%) Trend Micro
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) SAP