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 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 43 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing HP 24 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.80% 1.52% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 8.96% 3.38% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 10
Median daily rate £381 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £221 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £340 £286
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.38 £25.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% +122.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.28 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-31.84% +35.29%
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
268 266 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.47% 44.86% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 203 140
Median daily rate £413 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.25% +49.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.68 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £29.65 £26.80
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 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 7 December 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 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
(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 +27 18 £400 +23.07%
Newport -3 3 £188 -35.34%
Caerphilly - 1 £150 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
HP
Wales

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 Wales region with a requirement for HP.

1 13 (37.14%) Windows
1 13 (37.14%) Selenium
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) VMware
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 11 (31.43%) SAN
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (25.71%) ISEB
5 9 (25.71%) Migration
5 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
6 8 (22.86%) Citrix
6 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.86%) Firewall
7 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (20.00%) Project Management
7 7 (20.00%) NetApp
7 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (20.00%) SAP
7 7 (20.00%) Java
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 7 (20.00%) Information Security
7 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (17.14%) Finance

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 4 (11.43%) Confluence
1 4 (11.43%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) SAN
2 8 (22.86%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (8.57%) HTTP
3 3 (8.57%) iSCSI
3 3 (8.57%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
3 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (17.14%) HP UFT
4 6 (17.14%) JMeter
4 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
5 5 (14.29%) WinRunner
6 4 (11.43%) JIRA
6 4 (11.43%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (5.71%) The Grinder
8 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.86%) JUnit
8 1 (2.86%) Maven
8 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
1 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Migration Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Performance Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Tester
5 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Test Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Support
5 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Gherkin
1 4 (11.43%) JSON
1 4 (11.43%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) AS400
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.14%) Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Migration
2 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
3 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
4 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (20.00%) Information Security
4 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 5 (14.29%) Service Management
6 4 (11.43%) RAD
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Workflow
7 3 (8.57%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Project Governance
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) Test Management
7 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Groovy
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) ISEB
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.71%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) NetApp
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 7 (20.00%) SAP
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) Avaya
5 3 (8.57%) Brocade
5 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.71%) Dell
6 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 2 (5.71%) Siebel
7 1 (2.86%) arcserve
7 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Trend Micro