The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 109 93 62
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -31
Contract jobs citing HP 1102 1266 1666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.22% 2.30% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 4.88% 5.36% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 769 951
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £364 £331
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 77 124
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +23.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.25 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £36.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.28 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-31.84% +31.85%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22570 23610 25221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 42.83% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13787 13866 14901
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 977 1228
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.15 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HP
Daily Rate Trend

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

HP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the UK over the 3 months to 9 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
England -11 998 £350 -9.67% 176
London +14 361 £400 -5.88% 58
South East -2 252 £338 -13.46% 51
North East +26 136 £340 -26.48% 6
Tyne and Wear +21 135 £340 -28.79% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 129 £340 -29.16% 5
Hampshire +4 105 £325 -13.33% 13
Scotland -14 72 £359 -4.40% 2
South West -3 69 £300 - 15
Berkshire -8 57 £340 -8.72% 15
City of London -8 47 £450 +10.76% 15
East of England -33 42 £338 -14.55% 9
West Midlands -13 41 £325 -13.33% 1
Surrey -1 40 £315 -22.93% 7
Yorkshire -21 34 £325 -18.75% 17
East Midlands -24 30 £350 +14.28% 6
North West -55 29 £370 +5.71% 10
Renfrewshire -8 28 £393 +14.59%
Reading 0 27 £330 -17.50% 7
Erskine -8 27 £393 +14.59%
South Wales +19 24 £381 +17.30% 2
Wales +7 24 £381 +17.30% 2
Southampton +12 21 £128 -57.50% 2
Wiltshire -5 20 £293 -2.25% 4
Gloucestershire -7 19 £360 - 6
Cardiff +27 18 £400 +23.07%
Buckinghamshire +4 18 £305 -22.78% 5
Portsmouth +12 16 £275 -11.29% 1
Edinburgh +4 16 £325 -10.34% 1
Birmingham -3 16 £248 -34.00%

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 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 with a requirement for HP.

1 912 (38.00%) Windows
2 647 (26.96%) Microsoft
3 590 (24.58%) VMware
4 573 (23.88%) ITIL
5 550 (22.92%) Active Directory
6 532 (22.17%) Linux
7 513 (21.38%) Security Cleared
8 495 (20.63%) Windows Server
9 450 (18.75%) SAN
10 414 (17.25%) Unix
11 397 (16.54%) Cisco
12 390 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 385 (16.04%) SC Cleared
14 382 (15.92%) SQL
15 368 (15.33%) Finance
16 346 (14.42%) Oracle
17 311 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
18 291 (12.13%) HP Quality Center
19 280 (11.67%) Firewall
20 273 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
21 272 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
22 259 (10.79%) Citrix
23 255 (10.63%) Data Centre
24 240 (10.00%) IBM
25 238 (9.92%) DNS
26 232 (9.67%) SQL Server
26 232 (9.67%) Migration
27 223 (9.29%) Dell
28 222 (9.25%) PowerShell
29 219 (9.13%) MS Exchange

HP
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:

Application Platforms
1 219 (9.13%) MS Exchange
2 119 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (4.25%) SharePoint
4 85 (3.54%) IIS
5 82 (3.42%) OpenStack
6 76 (3.17%) Skype for Business
7 60 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 58 (2.42%) WebLogic
9 52 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 51 (2.13%) Apache
11 40 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 38 (1.58%) JBoss
13 36 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 31 (1.29%) WebSphere
15 26 (1.08%) Confluence
16 23 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
17 18 (0.75%) IBM Notes
17 18 (0.75%) SAS
18 16 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 15 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 214 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 146 (6.08%) MS Office
3 39 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.54%) MS Project
6 8 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.13%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (0.75%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 16 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.50%) Faxination
5 8 (0.33%) Exstream
5 8 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.21%) BASE24
7 5 (0.21%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.21%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.13%) assyst
9 3 (0.13%) SAP HCM
9 3 (0.13%) Sentinel
9 3 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 114 (4.75%) Office 365
2 74 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (0.96%) SaaS
5 16 (0.67%) IaaS
5 16 (0.67%) Mimecast
6 10 (0.42%) G Suite
7 8 (0.33%) HP Helion
8 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.21%) GitHub
8 5 (0.21%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.083%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.083%) IBM PureFlex
10 2 (0.083%) iTunes
10 2 (0.083%) PaaS
10 2 (0.083%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.083%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 450 (18.75%) SAN
2 280 (11.67%) Firewall
3 238 (9.92%) DNS
4 173 (7.21%) DHCP
5 146 (6.08%) TCP/IP
6 126 (5.25%) WAN
7 125 (5.21%) LAN
8 113 (4.71%) NAS
9 105 (4.38%) Internet
10 86 (3.58%) Wireless
11 77 (3.21%) iSCSI
12 76 (3.17%) VPN
13 70 (2.92%) LDAP
14 62 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
15 61 (2.54%) VLAN
16 60 (2.50%) HTTP
17 57 (2.38%) SSL
18 54 (2.25%) Network Security
19 47 (1.96%) NetScaler
20 46 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (9.67%) SQL Server
2 53 (2.21%) Oracle Database
3 36 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (1.42%) DB2
4 34 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 32 (1.33%) MySQL
5 32 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 28 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
7 27 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
8 19 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 14 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 12 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (0.33%) Big Data
13 8 (0.33%) Pentaho
14 7 (0.29%) Base SAS
14 7 (0.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 6 (0.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 112 (4.67%) HP UFT
2 109 (4.54%) JIRA
3 94 (3.92%) LoadRunner
4 90 (3.75%) Selenium
5 49 (2.04%) JMeter
6 45 (1.88%) Cucumber
7 41 (1.71%) SoapUI
8 38 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (1.25%) Git (software)
10 27 (1.13%) Jenkins
11 25 (1.04%) SpecFlow
12 24 (1.00%) Zephyr
13 22 (0.92%) ClearCase
14 21 (0.88%) JUnit
15 16 (0.67%) MSI
15 16 (0.67%) Visual Studio
15 16 (0.67%) WebDriver
16 15 (0.63%) Maven
17 14 (0.58%) NUnit
17 14 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 368 (15.33%) Finance
2 145 (6.04%) Banking
3 99 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 59 (2.46%) Retail
5 31 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 22 (0.92%) Legal
7 21 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 20 (0.83%) Military
9 18 (0.75%) Billing
10 16 (0.67%) Back Office
10 16 (0.67%) Marketing
11 13 (0.54%) Electronics
11 13 (0.54%) Law
12 12 (0.50%) Games
13 11 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.42%) German Language
14 10 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.38%) French Language
16 8 (0.33%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 318 (13.25%) Analyst
2 173 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 166 (6.92%) Test Analyst
4 164 (6.83%) Administrator
5 151 (6.29%) Architect
6 134 (5.58%) Support Engineer
7 121 (5.04%) Field Engineer
8 120 (5.00%) Network Engineer
9 106 (4.42%) Tester
10 103 (4.29%) Field Service Engineer
11 100 (4.17%) Consultant
12 78 (3.25%) Developer
12 78 (3.25%) Hardware Engineer
13 77 (3.21%) Field Hardware Engineer
14 76 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
15 73 (3.04%) Printer Engineer
16 65 (2.71%) HP Printer Engineer
16 65 (2.71%) Test Manager
17 57 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
17 57 (2.38%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (3.79%) XML
2 82 (3.42%) Middleware
3 76 (3.17%) Web Services
4 61 (2.54%) .NET
5 60 (2.50%) SOAP
6 42 (1.75%) HTML
7 33 (1.38%) REST
8 31 (1.29%) ASP.NET
9 27 (1.13%) Software Packaging
10 22 (0.92%) J2EE
10 22 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
11 21 (0.88%) XSL
12 20 (0.83%) JSON
13 15 (0.63%) CSS
14 13 (0.54%) Regular Expression
14 13 (0.54%) XML Schema
15 12 (0.50%) WSDL
16 11 (0.46%) SAML
16 11 (0.46%) XML Messaging
17 10 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 255 (10.63%) Data Centre
2 195 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 154 (6.42%) Clustering
4 102 (4.25%) Computer Science
5 86 (3.58%) Management Information System
6 63 (2.63%) Replication
7 60 (2.50%) Blackberry
8 47 (1.96%) CMDB
8 47 (1.96%) EMC VNX
9 43 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 41 (1.71%) Virtual Team
11 30 (1.25%) Driving Licence
11 30 (1.25%) HP Storage
12 29 (1.21%) Fat Client
12 29 (1.21%) Thin Client
13 25 (1.04%) EMC VMAX
14 21 (0.88%) DataPower
15 20 (0.83%) Mainframe
15 20 (0.83%) PKI
16 19 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 912 (38.00%) Windows
2 532 (22.17%) Linux
3 495 (20.63%) Windows Server
4 414 (17.25%) Unix
5 311 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 272 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 212 (8.83%) Solaris
8 192 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 180 (7.50%) AIX
10 163 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 144 (6.00%) Windows 7
12 92 (3.83%) HPUX
13 70 (2.92%) Windows XP
14 60 (2.50%) Android
15 57 (2.38%) Windows 10
16 49 (2.04%) Apple iOS
17 44 (1.83%) Windows 8
18 26 (1.08%) SUSE
19 24 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
20 20 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (23.88%) ITIL
2 273 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
3 232 (9.67%) Migration
4 150 (6.25%) Change Management
5 149 (6.21%) Test Scripting
6 148 (6.17%) Service Delivery
7 144 (6.00%) Service Management
8 135 (5.63%) Project Management
9 110 (4.58%) High Availability
10 108 (4.50%) Incident Management
11 104 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 103 (4.29%) Functional Testing
13 102 (4.25%) Problem Management
14 99 (4.13%) Configuration Management
14 99 (4.13%) Regression Testing
15 95 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
16 94 (3.92%) Test Management
17 93 (3.88%) DevOps
18 92 (3.83%) ITSM
19 86 (3.58%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 382 (15.92%) SQL
2 222 (9.25%) PowerShell
3 179 (7.46%) Java
4 157 (6.54%) Perl
5 112 (4.67%) Python
6 110 (4.58%) Shell Script
7 87 (3.63%) JavaScript
8 73 (3.04%) Bash Shell
9 71 (2.96%) VB
10 63 (2.63%) VBScript
11 46 (1.92%) C
12 41 (1.71%) C#
13 37 (1.54%) PHP
14 36 (1.50%) Korn
15 30 (1.25%) Ruby
16 28 (1.17%) PL/SQL
17 27 (1.13%) C++
18 15 (0.63%) Jython
19 14 (0.58%) C-shell
20 13 (0.54%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 513 (21.38%) Security Cleared
2 385 (16.04%) SC Cleared
3 165 (6.88%) Degree
4 161 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 137 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 109 (4.54%) DV Cleared
7 93 (3.88%) MCSE
8 92 (3.83%) ISTQB
9 88 (3.67%) CCNA
9 88 (3.67%) ISEB
10 82 (3.42%) CCNP
11 74 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
12 60 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 53 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
14 46 (1.92%) RHCE
15 40 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 27 (1.13%) MCITP
17 25 (1.04%) MCSA
18 23 (0.96%) MCP
19 21 (0.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (5.50%) SLA
2 75 (3.13%) QA
3 35 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 29 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 28 (1.17%) ISO 9001
6 22 (0.92%) JSP 440
7 9 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.17%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.083%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.083%) WCAG
11 1 (0.042%) ARP4754
11 1 (0.042%) ARP4761
11 1 (0.042%) Basel III
11 1 (0.042%) COBIT
11 1 (0.042%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.042%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.042%) DO-254
11 1 (0.042%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.042%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 550 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 390 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (5.75%) vSphere
4 124 (5.17%) XenApp
5 97 (4.04%) VMware ESX
6 91 (3.79%) Hyper-V
7 68 (2.83%) XenDesktop
8 56 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 49 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
10 45 (1.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 41 (1.71%) NFS
11 41 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
12 37 (1.54%) Firmware
13 36 (1.50%) KVM
14 35 (1.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 29 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
16 27 (1.13%) Samba
17 25 (1.04%) Terminal Services
18 23 (0.96%) DFS Replication
19 22 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 291 (12.13%) HP Quality Center
2 156 (6.50%) SCCM
3 117 (4.88%) Puppet
4 90 (3.75%) NetBackup
5 83 (3.46%) Tivoli
6 82 (3.42%) OpenView
7 70 (2.92%) HP SiteScope
8 67 (2.79%) SCOM
9 63 (2.63%) WSUS
10 62 (2.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 54 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
12 53 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
13 47 (1.96%) Backup Exec
14 45 (1.88%) HP Data Protector
14 45 (1.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 36 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
16 33 (1.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
17 31 (1.29%) Nagios
18 27 (1.13%) HP SIM
18 27 (1.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 647 (26.96%) Microsoft
2 590 (24.58%) VMware
3 397 (16.54%) Cisco
4 346 (14.42%) Oracle
5 259 (10.79%) Citrix
6 240 (10.00%) IBM
7 223 (9.29%) Dell
8 217 (9.04%) Red Hat
9 194 (8.08%) EMC
10 120 (5.00%) 3PAR
10 120 (5.00%) Symantec
11 116 (4.83%) CA
12 111 (4.63%) NetApp
13 102 (4.25%) CheckPoint
14 92 (3.83%) SAP
14 92 (3.83%) Veritas
15 87 (3.63%) ServiceNow
16 84 (3.50%) BMC
17 78 (3.25%) Juniper
18 69 (2.88%) Brocade
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South West London
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