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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
UK
Rank 115 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -18
Contract jobs citing HP 957 1228 1494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.11% 2.36% 2.85%
As % of the Vendors category 4.74% 5.47% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 776 836
Median daily rate £363 £375 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 59 85
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +54.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £9.83 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £59.50 £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year
-36.95% +68.49%

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
20211 22470 23940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.51% 43.20% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12533 13459 13746
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 838 976
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +19.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 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
England -22 870 £373 -0.66% 165
London -30 261 £401 +0.18% 48
South East -1 254 £375 -2.53% 49
Hampshire -8 90 £368 -12.84% 8
North East +14 68 £378 +17.96% 3
North West -8 67 £403 +7.33% 13
Tyne and Wear +21 63 £385 +23.20% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +19 63 £385 +23.20% 3
Berkshire +14 54 £435 +24.28% 14
South West -3 50 £325 +1.96% 14
West Midlands +26 44 £323 +1.17% 9
City of London -18 44 £425 +3.03% 16
Yorkshire -20 42 £356 -10.93% 14
Scotland -23 42 £344 -14.06% 10
East of England -11 41 £250 -28.57% 12
Surrey -4 38 £400 +9.58% 10
East Midlands -15 34 £253 -26.81% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 33 £350 -18.60% 2
Manchester 0 28 £425 +34.01% 9
West Yorkshire -1 26 £305 -32.22% 9
Lancashire +27 25 £475 +72.72% 3
Milton Keynes +10 23 £350 -18.12% 2
Cambridgeshire +19 21 £133 -55.83% 5
Cambridge +25 20 £133 -65.24% 1
Hook +7 18 £410 +10.81%
Bristol +4 18 £315 -6.31% 2
Bracknell +9 16 £500 +5.26% 1
Birmingham +6 16 £338 -10.59% 1
Wales +1 15 £160 +16.36% 3
Reading +8 14 £364 +5.81% 7

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for HP.

1 746 (35.81%) Windows
2 503 (24.15%) Microsoft
3 496 (23.81%) VMware
4 455 (21.84%) ITIL
5 450 (21.60%) Active Directory
6 423 (20.31%) Linux
7 414 (19.88%) Security Cleared
8 407 (19.54%) Cisco
9 383 (18.39%) Windows Server
10 329 (15.79%) Finance
11 324 (15.55%) SC Cleared
12 321 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 311 (14.93%) SQL
14 287 (13.78%) Firewall
15 284 (13.63%) SAN
16 282 (13.54%) Unix
17 261 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
18 258 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
19 243 (11.67%) Oracle
20 227 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
21 217 (10.42%) Data Centre
22 215 (10.32%) HP Quality Center
23 206 (9.89%) IBM
24 203 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
25 200 (9.60%) PowerShell
26 199 (9.55%) Dell
27 194 (9.31%) Citrix
28 187 (8.98%) Red Hat
29 186 (8.93%) Migration
30 177 (8.50%) MS Excel

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
1 142 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 94 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 77 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 59 (2.83%) IIS
5 56 (2.69%) OpenStack
6 49 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 49 (2.35%) WebLogic
7 42 (2.02%) Skype for Business
8 39 (1.87%) JBoss
9 36 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 35 (1.68%) WebSphere
11 34 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 31 (1.49%) Confluence
13 30 (1.44%) Apache
14 24 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (0.72%) Tomcat
16 13 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 12 (0.58%) CMS
18 10 (0.48%) IBM Notes
19 9 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 177 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 152 (7.30%) MS Office
3 36 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.53%) MS Project
6 2 (0.096%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 28 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 22 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (1.01%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 12 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.29%) Exstream
8 5 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.24%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.19%) BASE24
9 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.19%) SystmOne
10 3 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
10 3 (0.14%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.14%) Sentinel
10 3 (0.14%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
11 2 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 88 (4.22%) Office 365
2 72 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (1.39%) SaaS
5 24 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.77%) IaaS
7 8 (0.38%) G Suite
7 8 (0.38%) Trello
8 7 (0.34%) GitHub
9 5 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.24%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
11 3 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.14%) HP Helion
11 3 (0.14%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.096%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.096%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.096%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 287 (13.78%) Firewall
2 284 (13.63%) SAN
3 174 (8.35%) LAN
3 174 (8.35%) WAN
4 156 (7.49%) DNS
5 152 (7.30%) Wireless
6 127 (6.10%) TCP/IP
7 100 (4.80%) DHCP
8 81 (3.89%) Internet
9 73 (3.50%) VPN
10 62 (2.98%) NAS
11 61 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
12 60 (2.88%) LDAP
13 59 (2.83%) Network Security
14 54 (2.59%) BIG-IP
15 48 (2.30%) HTTP
16 44 (2.11%) MPLS
16 44 (2.11%) SSL
17 42 (2.02%) BGP
18 39 (1.87%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 53 (2.54%) Oracle Database
3 34 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
5 23 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 21 (1.01%) DB2
6 21 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 18 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (0.82%) MySQL
9 14 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.58%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (0.38%) MS Access
13 8 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (0.34%) Oracle OWB
15 6 (0.29%) BODI
15 6 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 113 (5.42%) JIRA
2 93 (4.46%) HP UFT
3 83 (3.98%) Selenium
4 78 (3.74%) LoadRunner
5 57 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (1.68%) JMeter
7 33 (1.58%) Cucumber
7 33 (1.58%) Jenkins
8 31 (1.49%) Git (software)
9 26 (1.25%) SoapUI
10 24 (1.15%) SpecFlow
11 20 (0.96%) Maven
11 20 (0.96%) StarTeam
12 19 (0.91%) Visual Studio
13 14 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
13 14 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (0.67%) Zephyr
14 13 (0.62%) Ant
14 13 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
14 13 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 329 (15.79%) Finance
2 119 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 91 (4.37%) Banking
4 43 (2.06%) Retail
5 42 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 23 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.01%) Marketing
8 19 (0.91%) Law
9 17 (0.82%) Electronics
10 15 (0.72%) Military
11 13 (0.62%) Back Office
11 13 (0.62%) Legal
12 12 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.53%) Games
14 10 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.38%) Billing
16 7 (0.34%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
17 6 (0.29%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 274 (13.15%) Analyst
2 184 (8.83%) Field Engineer
3 159 (7.63%) Network Engineer
4 149 (7.15%) Field Service Engineer
5 134 (6.43%) Test Analyst
6 130 (6.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 121 (5.81%) Hardware Engineer
8 120 (5.76%) Architect
9 117 (5.62%) Support Engineer
10 112 (5.38%) Field Hardware Engineer
11 105 (5.04%) Printer Engineer
12 100 (4.80%) Administrator
13 99 (4.75%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
14 95 (4.56%) Tester
15 88 (4.22%) Developer
16 87 (4.18%) HP Printer Engineer
17 76 (3.65%) Break Fix Engineer
18 65 (3.12%) Consultant
19 61 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support
20 56 (2.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (3.07%) XML
2 56 (2.69%) Web Services
3 55 (2.64%) SOAP
4 43 (2.06%) .NET
5 41 (1.97%) Middleware
6 37 (1.78%) REST
6 37 (1.78%) Software Packaging
7 28 (1.34%) J2EE
8 24 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
9 22 (1.06%) HTML
10 20 (0.96%) ASP.NET
10 20 (0.96%) XSL
11 14 (0.67%) JSON
12 13 (0.62%) XML Schema
13 11 (0.53%) CSS
14 10 (0.48%) SAML
15 9 (0.43%) Gherkin
15 9 (0.43%) XML Messaging
15 9 (0.43%) XSLT
16 7 (0.34%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 217 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 203 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (4.18%) Clustering
4 84 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 45 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 44 (2.11%) Replication
7 39 (1.87%) EMC VNX
8 38 (1.82%) CMDB
9 36 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (1.63%) Driving Licence
11 33 (1.58%) Fat Client
11 33 (1.58%) Thin Client
12 31 (1.49%) Blackberry
13 27 (1.30%) Smartphone
14 26 (1.25%) HP Storage
15 23 (1.10%) EMC VMAX
16 21 (1.01%) Client/Server
17 18 (0.86%) Public Cloud
18 17 (0.82%) Smart Meter
19 16 (0.77%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 746 (35.81%) Windows
2 423 (20.31%) Linux
3 383 (18.39%) Windows Server
4 282 (13.54%) Unix
5 258 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 227 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 170 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 166 (7.97%) Windows 7
9 142 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 108 (5.18%) Solaris
11 84 (4.03%) AIX
12 50 (2.40%) HPUX
12 50 (2.40%) Windows XP
13 49 (2.35%) Windows 10
14 47 (2.26%) Windows 8
15 46 (2.21%) Android
16 28 (1.34%) Apple iOS
17 20 (0.96%) VME
18 18 (0.86%) Windows Vista
19 17 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (21.84%) ITIL
2 261 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (8.93%) Migration
4 161 (7.73%) Service Management
5 129 (6.19%) Change Management
6 128 (6.14%) Test Scripting
7 127 (6.10%) ITSM
8 103 (4.94%) Project Management
9 97 (4.66%) Test Management
10 96 (4.61%) Configuration Management
11 93 (4.46%) Regression Testing
12 92 (4.42%) Change Control
12 92 (4.42%) DevOps
12 92 (4.42%) Incident Management
13 87 (4.18%) Problem Management
14 84 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 76 (3.65%) Functional Testing
15 76 (3.65%) ITIL V3
16 74 (3.55%) Network Design
17 71 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 311 (14.93%) SQL
2 200 (9.60%) PowerShell
3 134 (6.43%) Java
4 98 (4.70%) Perl
5 78 (3.74%) Shell Script
6 77 (3.70%) Python
7 67 (3.22%) VBScript
8 64 (3.07%) Bash Shell
8 64 (3.07%) JavaScript
9 48 (2.30%) VB
10 44 (2.11%) C#
11 41 (1.97%) C
12 24 (1.15%) COBOL
13 22 (1.06%) F#
13 22 (1.06%) Korn
14 19 (0.91%) Ruby
15 18 (0.86%) PL/SQL
16 15 (0.72%) C++
16 15 (0.72%) Jython
16 15 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 414 (19.88%) Security Cleared
2 324 (15.55%) SC Cleared
3 148 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
4 140 (6.72%) Degree
5 116 (5.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 100 (4.80%) CCNP
7 81 (3.89%) ISTQB
8 73 (3.50%) DV Cleared
8 73 (3.50%) MCSE
9 72 (3.46%) ISEB
10 69 (3.31%) CCNA
11 56 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
12 54 (2.59%) JNCIA
13 51 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 46 (2.21%) CCIE
14 46 (2.21%) CCSA
14 46 (2.21%) CCSE
15 42 (2.02%) CCDP
16 39 (1.87%) CCIP
16 39 (1.87%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.04%) SLA
2 58 (2.78%) QA
3 23 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.67%) JSP 440
5 12 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.14%) GPG13
10 2 (0.096%) BS25999
10 2 (0.096%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.096%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.096%) SDET
11 1 (0.048%) ARP4754
11 1 (0.048%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.048%) DO-254
11 1 (0.048%) GAAP
11 1 (0.048%) GMP
11 1 (0.048%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.048%) WCAG
System Software
1 450 (21.60%) Active Directory
2 321 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (4.94%) vSphere
4 94 (4.51%) Hyper-V
5 84 (4.03%) XenApp
6 65 (3.12%) VMware ESX
7 53 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
8 49 (2.35%) XenDesktop
9 40 (1.92%) NFS
10 39 (1.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 35 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
12 29 (1.39%) Firmware
13 27 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
14 26 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 20 (0.96%) Samba
16 19 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
17 18 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
18 15 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
19 13 (0.62%) Docker
19 13 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 215 (10.32%) HP Quality Center
2 117 (5.62%) SCCM
3 94 (4.51%) Puppet
4 57 (2.74%) Tivoli
5 56 (2.69%) HP SiteScope
6 55 (2.64%) NetBackup
7 48 (2.30%) OpenView
7 48 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
8 45 (2.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 45 (2.16%) WSUS
9 44 (2.11%) FortiGate
10 38 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 36 (1.73%) SCOM
12 31 (1.49%) BladeLogic
12 31 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
12 31 (1.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 30 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
13 30 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
14 26 (1.25%) Ansible
15 25 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 503 (24.15%) Microsoft
2 496 (23.81%) VMware
3 407 (19.54%) Cisco
4 243 (11.67%) Oracle
5 206 (9.89%) IBM
6 199 (9.55%) Dell
7 194 (9.31%) Citrix
8 187 (8.98%) Red Hat
9 139 (6.67%) EMC
10 116 (5.57%) 3PAR
10 116 (5.57%) CheckPoint
11 98 (4.70%) Juniper
12 95 (4.56%) F5
13 91 (4.37%) Veritas
14 83 (3.98%) NetApp
15 81 (3.89%) Symantec
16 78 (3.74%) SAP
17 71 (3.41%) Brocade
17 71 (3.41%) CA
17 71 (3.41%) Fortinet
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