The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 48 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 14 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.29% 2.39% 2.45%
As % of the Vendors category 6.60% 5.32% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 11
Median daily rate £475 £376 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% +29.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £121 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £12.30 £12.35 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.29
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +1.24%
HP
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
212 395 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.70% 44.94% 37.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 282 169
Median daily rate £375 £367 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.31% +1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.48 £21.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

HP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
South Wales +21 13 £475 +26.24% 1
West Wales -2 1 - -
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for HP.

1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 11 (36.67%) Migration
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (30.00%) SAN
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (30.00%) Citrix
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (26.67%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (23.33%) Information Security
7 7 (23.33%) Selenium
7 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
7 7 (23.33%) SAP
7 7 (23.33%) NetApp
7 7 (23.33%) Project Management
7 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.00%) ISEB
8 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle
9 5 (16.67%) Service Management
9 5 (16.67%) HP UFT
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (16.67%) JIRA
10 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
10 4 (13.33%) AS400

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
1 7 (23.33%) Selenium
2 5 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 5 (16.67%) JIRA
3 4 (13.33%) WinRunner
4 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Migration Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Gherkin
2 3 (10.00%) JSON
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.33%) AS400
4 2 (6.67%) Clustering
4 2 (6.67%) iPad
4 2 (6.67%) NHS
5 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) HPUX
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Information Security
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Workflow
6 3 (10.00%) Analytics
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Project Governance
6 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.67%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.67%) Test Management
7 2 (6.67%) Use Case
7 2 (6.67%) User Stories
7 2 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CBAP
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
2 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (13.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) Citrix
3 7 (23.33%) NetApp
3 7 (23.33%) SAP
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (6.67%) arcserve
6 2 (6.67%) Canon
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.67%) Symantec
6 2 (6.67%) Trend Micro