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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
England / South West
Rank 82 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing HP 50 71 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.94% 2.37% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 4.72% 5.70% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 51 34
Median daily rate £330 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £400 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £348
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £18.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £18.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.45 £13.87
% change year-on-year
-50.73% +119.53%

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
1059 1246 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.16% 41.62% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 820 728
Median daily rate £363 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.82% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 72 97
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -1 13 £308 -14.58% 3
Wiltshire -11 13 £269 -10.41%
Gloucestershire -8 9 £340 -15.00% 4
Cornwall - 4 £350 - 3
Somerset +10 3 £159 -17.53% 2
Dorset +1 3 £346 -
Devon +11 2 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 45 (38.14%) Windows
2 36 (30.51%) Security Cleared
3 35 (29.66%) Active Directory
4 28 (23.73%) Microsoft
5 26 (22.03%) Cisco
6 25 (21.19%) VMware
7 24 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (18.64%) ITIL
8 22 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (17.80%) HP Quality Center
9 21 (17.80%) Windows 7
10 20 (16.95%) SC Cleared
11 17 (14.41%) Unix
11 17 (14.41%) Linux
11 17 (14.41%) Change Management
12 16 (13.56%) DV Cleared
13 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (12.71%) Test Scripting
14 14 (11.86%) Service Management
14 14 (11.86%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (11.86%) Java
14 14 (11.86%) MS Office
14 14 (11.86%) Windows Server
15 13 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (11.02%) Bash Shell
15 13 (11.02%) Python
15 13 (11.02%) JIRA
15 13 (11.02%) Pay per click
16 12 (10.17%) Military
16 12 (10.17%) Test Management

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 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.24%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.39%) Apache
3 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.54%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.69%) CICS
5 2 (1.69%) Confluence
5 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (11.86%) MS Office
2 7 (5.93%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.85%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Office 365
2 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) DNS
2 11 (9.32%) VPN
3 10 (8.47%) SAN
4 9 (7.63%) WAN
5 8 (6.78%) DHCP
5 8 (6.78%) Firewall
5 8 (6.78%) Wireless
6 6 (5.08%) LAN
7 4 (3.39%) MPLS
7 4 (3.39%) SMTP
7 4 (3.39%) SSL
7 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.54%) 3G
8 3 (2.54%) BGP
8 3 (2.54%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.54%) Internet
8 3 (2.54%) OSPF
8 3 (2.54%) PPP
8 3 (2.54%) SSH
8 3 (2.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.85%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (11.02%) JIRA
2 11 (9.32%) LoadRunner
3 8 (6.78%) Zephyr
4 7 (5.93%) Selenium
4 7 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.08%) Ant
5 6 (5.08%) Maven
5 6 (5.08%) Selenium IDE
5 6 (5.08%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.24%) JMeter
7 4 (3.39%) HP UFT
7 4 (3.39%) Rational Functional Tester
8 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.54%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.54%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.85%) JUnit
10 1 (0.85%) MSI
10 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (10.17%) Military
2 11 (9.32%) Finance
3 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.39%) Banking
4 4 (3.39%) Games
5 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.69%) Back Office
6 2 (1.69%) Electronics
6 2 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.69%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (19.49%) Analyst
2 17 (14.41%) Field Engineer
3 14 (11.86%) Field Service Engineer
3 14 (11.86%) Test Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) Field Hardware Engineer
4 13 (11.02%) Hardware Engineer
5 11 (9.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (9.32%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Printer Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Break Fix Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) HP Printer Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Network Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Problem Manager
9 6 (5.08%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Tester
10 5 (4.24%) IT Support
10 5 (4.24%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.93%) XML
2 5 (4.24%) SOAP
2 5 (4.24%) Web Services
3 3 (2.54%) Gherkin
3 3 (2.54%) REST
4 1 (0.85%) CSS
4 1 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.47%) Replication
3 8 (6.78%) Clustering
3 8 (6.78%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.24%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.24%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.39%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.54%) iPad
6 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.54%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.69%) CESG
7 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.69%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.85%) CMDB
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 45 (38.14%) Windows
2 21 (17.80%) Windows 7
3 17 (14.41%) Linux
3 17 (14.41%) Unix
4 14 (11.86%) Windows Server
5 13 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.24%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.24%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.54%) Android
9 3 (2.54%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.69%) AIX
10 2 (1.69%) Solaris
11 1 (0.85%) HPUX
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (18.64%) ITIL
2 17 (14.41%) Change Management
3 15 (12.71%) Test Scripting
4 14 (11.86%) Service Management
5 13 (11.02%) Pay per click
6 12 (10.17%) Test Management
7 11 (9.32%) Functional Testing
8 10 (8.47%) Problem Management
9 9 (7.63%) BDD
9 9 (7.63%) Software Testing
10 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.93%) Defect Management
10 7 (5.93%) ITSM
10 7 (5.93%) Regression Testing
10 7 (5.93%) Time Management
11 6 (5.08%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.08%) Release Management
11 6 (5.08%) Software Delivery
12 5 (4.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.86%) Java
2 13 (11.02%) Bash Shell
2 13 (11.02%) Python
3 9 (7.63%) Ruby
3 9 (7.63%) SQL
4 6 (5.08%) Perl
5 5 (4.24%) C++
5 5 (4.24%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.39%) AWK
7 3 (2.54%) C#
7 3 (2.54%) F#
7 3 (2.54%) VBScript
8 2 (1.69%) JCL
8 2 (1.69%) REXX
8 2 (1.69%) Scala
9 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.56%) DV Cleared
4 14 (11.86%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (8.47%) ISEB
5 10 (8.47%) ISTQB
6 7 (5.93%) CCNA
6 7 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.54%) MCSE
8 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.69%) Degree
10 1 (0.85%) CCNP
10 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 35 (29.66%) Active Directory
2 24 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.32%) vSphere
4 4 (3.39%) Firmware
4 4 (3.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.39%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.69%) RACF
5 2 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (17.80%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (8.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.39%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.39%) Puppet
3 4 (3.39%) SCCM
3 4 (3.39%) vRealize
3 4 (3.39%) Zenoss
4 3 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.54%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.69%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.69%) CA Endevor
5 2 (1.69%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.85%) MOM
6 1 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 26 (22.03%) Cisco
3 25 (21.19%) VMware
4 11 (9.32%) IBM
5 9 (7.63%) Oracle
6 8 (6.78%) Dell
6 8 (6.78%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.08%) Atlassian
7 6 (5.08%) Cloudera
8 5 (4.24%) Veritas
9 4 (3.39%) Apple
9 4 (3.39%) BMC
9 4 (3.39%) Brocade
9 4 (3.39%) CA
9 4 (3.39%) EMC
9 4 (3.39%) Remedy
9 4 (3.39%) Symantec
10 3 (2.54%) Toshiba
11 2 (1.69%) Citrix
11 2 (1.69%) Sophos