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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
UK / Wales
Rank 52 39 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing HP 14 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.25% 4.52% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 5.53% 10.63% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 2
Median daily rate £191 £140 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.60% -64.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £475 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £365 £348
% change year-on-year
-4.79% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.98 £25.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.10% +102.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £25.00 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £25.00 £13.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.45 £13.94
% change year-on-year
-50.73% +118.51%

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
253 254 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.68% 42.47% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 174 197
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £138 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 18
Median hourly rate £15.10 £25.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.60% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.07 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £26.00 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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
South Wales -1 14 £191 +36.60%
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wales region with a requirement for HP.

1 13 (43.33%) Windows
1 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
2 10 (33.33%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (30.00%) SAN
3 9 (30.00%) Selenium
3 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (23.33%) SoapUI
5 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco
5 7 (23.33%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle
5 7 (23.33%) Migration
5 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (20.00%) JMeter
6 6 (20.00%) Information Security
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (20.00%) SAP
6 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 6 (20.00%) NetApp
6 6 (20.00%) Data Centre

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%) Confluence
1 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) SAN
3 4 (13.33%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (10.00%) HTTP
4 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Selenium
2 7 (23.33%) SoapUI
3 6 (20.00%) JMeter
3 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (13.33%) JIRA
4 4 (13.33%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.67%) The Grinder
6 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.33%) JUnit
6 1 (3.33%) Maven
6 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Migration Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Performance Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Performance Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Test Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Support
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) JSON
1 4 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) LIMS
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
1 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (23.33%) Migration
3 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
4 6 (20.00%) Information Security
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) RAD
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Software Licensing
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Test Management
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Groovy
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
2 4 (13.33%) CCNA
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle
4 6 (20.00%) NetApp
4 6 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (10.00%) Avaya
5 3 (10.00%) Brocade
5 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.67%) Siebel
7 1 (3.33%) Dell