The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
England / South West
Rank 90 76 93
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing HP 49 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.82% 2.24% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 4.50% 5.59% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 29
Median daily rate £328 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £190 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £400 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.63 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £15.25 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £13.58
% change year-on-year
-36.95% +69.42%

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

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1089 1181 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.41% 39.99% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 773 760
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £465 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 71 65
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

HP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +5 18 £320 -11.11% 4
Gloucestershire -8 8 £340 -15.00% 4
Wiltshire -17 8 £319 -1.92%
Somerset +1 3 £120 -36.00%
Dorset +1 2 £346 - 3
Devon -5 1 £120 -36.84% 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for HP.

1 41 (34.45%) Windows
2 36 (30.25%) Security Cleared
3 31 (26.05%) Cisco
3 31 (26.05%) Active Directory
4 28 (23.53%) VMware
5 26 (21.85%) Microsoft
5 26 (21.85%) ITIL
6 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (16.81%) SC Cleared
9 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
10 17 (14.29%) Change Management
10 17 (14.29%) Linux
10 17 (14.29%) DV Cleared
11 16 (13.45%) HP Quality Center
12 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (11.76%) Data Centre
12 14 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (11.76%) VPN
13 13 (10.92%) Java
13 13 (10.92%) Test Scripting
13 13 (10.92%) Pay per click
13 13 (10.92%) Windows Server
14 12 (10.08%) JIRA
14 12 (10.08%) Military
14 12 (10.08%) Service Management
14 12 (10.08%) Wireless
14 12 (10.08%) Oracle
14 12 (10.08%) Unix
15 11 (9.24%) Python

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (4.20%) Apache
1 5 (4.20%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.20%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.36%) ArcGIS
2 4 (3.36%) SAS
3 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.84%) CMS
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.84%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Office 365
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.76%) VPN
2 12 (10.08%) Wireless
3 11 (9.24%) DNS
3 11 (9.24%) Firewall
4 9 (7.56%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (7.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (7.56%) SAN
5 7 (5.88%) MPLS
5 7 (5.88%) WAN
6 6 (5.04%) DHCP
6 6 (5.04%) Unified Communications
7 5 (4.20%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (4.20%) FWSM
7 5 (4.20%) IP Telephony
8 4 (3.36%) LAN
8 4 (3.36%) OSPF
8 4 (3.36%) PPP
8 4 (3.36%) SMTP
8 4 (3.36%) SSL
8 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.84%) Base SAS
2 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.84%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) JIRA
2 9 (7.56%) LoadRunner
3 8 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.04%) Ant
4 6 (5.04%) Maven
4 6 (5.04%) Selenium
4 6 (5.04%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (5.04%) WebDriver
4 6 (5.04%) Zephyr
5 4 (3.36%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.36%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.52%) JMeter
6 3 (2.52%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.84%) MSI
8 1 (0.84%) Toad
8 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (10.08%) Military
2 8 (6.72%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.36%) Games
5 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.68%) Back Office
6 2 (1.68%) Electronics
6 2 (1.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (18.49%) Analyst
2 21 (17.65%) Field Engineer
3 19 (15.97%) Field Service Engineer
4 17 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
5 16 (13.45%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 16 (13.45%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
6 13 (10.92%) Printer Engineer
6 13 (10.92%) Test Analyst
7 12 (10.08%) HP Printer Engineer
8 11 (9.24%) Break Fix Engineer
9 10 (8.40%) Support Engineer
10 9 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) Network Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) Problem Manager
12 6 (5.04%) Test Engineer
13 5 (4.20%) IT Engineer
13 5 (4.20%) IT Support
13 5 (4.20%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) XML
2 5 (4.20%) SOAP
2 5 (4.20%) Web Services
3 3 (2.52%) Gherkin
3 3 (2.52%) REST
4 1 (0.84%) CSS
4 1 (0.84%) Express
4 1 (0.84%) HTML
4 1 (0.84%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.56%) Replication
3 6 (5.04%) Clustering
4 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.36%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.36%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.52%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.68%) CESG
7 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.68%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.68%) iPad
7 2 (1.68%) PKI
7 2 (1.68%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.84%) CMDB
8 1 (0.84%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.45%) Windows
2 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
3 17 (14.29%) Linux
4 13 (10.92%) Windows Server
5 12 (10.08%) Unix
6 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.20%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.52%) Android
9 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.68%) AIX
10 2 (1.68%) Solaris
10 2 (1.68%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.68%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.84%) HPUX
11 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.85%) ITIL
2 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.29%) Change Management
4 13 (10.92%) Pay per click
4 13 (10.92%) Test Scripting
5 12 (10.08%) Service Management
6 10 (8.40%) Problem Management
6 10 (8.40%) Test Management
7 9 (7.56%) BDD
7 9 (7.56%) Functional Testing
8 8 (6.72%) Defect Management
8 8 (6.72%) DevOps
8 8 (6.72%) ITIL V3
8 8 (6.72%) Regression Testing
8 8 (6.72%) Software Testing
9 6 (5.04%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.04%) ITSM
9 6 (5.04%) Release Management
9 6 (5.04%) Software Delivery
9 6 (5.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.92%) Java
2 11 (9.24%) Bash Shell
2 11 (9.24%) Python
3 7 (5.88%) Ruby
3 7 (5.88%) SQL
4 5 (4.20%) Perl
5 4 (3.36%) AWK
5 4 (3.36%) C#
5 4 (3.36%) F#
5 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.36%) VBScript
6 3 (2.52%) C++
7 2 (1.68%) Scala
8 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (30.25%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.81%) SC Cleared
3 17 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 14 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (8.40%) ISTQB
6 9 (7.56%) ISEB
7 7 (5.88%) CCNA
7 7 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (5.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (2.52%) MCSE
9 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.68%) Degree
11 1 (0.84%) CCNP
11 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) GPG13
2 2 (1.68%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 31 (26.05%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.40%) vSphere
4 4 (3.36%) vCloud
4 4 (3.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.36%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.68%) Firmware
5 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (13.45%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (8.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (5.88%) vRealize
4 5 (4.20%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (3.36%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.36%) Puppet
5 4 (3.36%) Zenoss
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (2.52%) SCCM
7 2 (1.68%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (1.68%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.84%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.84%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 31 (26.05%) Cisco
2 28 (23.53%) VMware
3 26 (21.85%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.08%) Oracle
5 11 (9.24%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.40%) IBM
7 9 (7.56%) Dell
8 7 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.04%) Atlassian
9 6 (5.04%) CA
9 6 (5.04%) Cloudera
10 5 (4.20%) 3PAR
10 5 (4.20%) ArcSight
10 5 (4.20%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.20%) IronPort
10 5 (4.20%) Nokia
11 4 (3.36%) Apple
11 4 (3.36%) ESRI
11 4 (3.36%) Symantec
11 4 (3.36%) Veritas
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