The table below looks at the statistics for HP ASE in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP ASE over the 3 months to 31 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP ExpertOne HPE Accredited Solutions Expert (HPE ASE)
Rank 640 657 630
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Contract jobs citing HP ASE 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.045% 0.044% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £350 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +26.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11026 11274 10671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.41% 19.24% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6860 6772 6077
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 539 450
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

HP ASE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing HP ASE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

HP ASE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HP ASE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP ASE within the UK.

HP ASE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HP ASE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP ASE within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

HP ASE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HP ASE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP ASE within the UK.

HP ASE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HP ASE
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP ASE within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
England +5 4 £350 -41.66% 1
North East - 3 £318 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £318 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £318 -
Yorkshire +3 1 £400 +290.24%
South Yorkshire -5 1 £400 +290.24%
Belfast - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £400 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

HP ASE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP ASE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HP ASE.

1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
2 5 (62.50%) HPE ATP
3 4 (50.00%) EMC VNX
3 4 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (50.00%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (50.00%) Isilon
3 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (50.00%) Celerra
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) QMS
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) HP Storage
3 4 (50.00%) Brocade
3 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 4 (50.00%) Replication
3 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) HP MASE
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management

HP ASE
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) EMC Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) HP Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Celerra
1 4 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (50.00%) EMC VNX
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (50.00%) HP Storage
1 4 (50.00%) HP StoreVirtual
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) QMS
1 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) API Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) HPE ATP
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) HP MASE
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) Brocade
3 4 (50.00%) Isilon
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) Mitel
4 1 (12.50%) NEC
4 1 (12.50%) Siebel