The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

HP
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 28 39
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11  
Contract jobs citing HP 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.40% 3.11% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 5.65% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £429 £425 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.88% +112.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.75% +54.28%  

HP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 188 177 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 52.66% 54.97% 42.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 111 97
Median daily rate £445 £419 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +34.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £260 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £581 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 11
Median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +1.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing HP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for HP in Bedfordshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Bedfordshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Bedfordshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Luton -8 4 £425 -
HP
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
3 2 (28.57%) Trustwave
3 2 (28.57%) Meru Networks
3 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) Skype
3 2 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
3 2 (28.57%) Virgin Media
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE Security
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Dell

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) BGP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) OSPF
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 2 (28.57%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DWDM
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) RIP
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Collaboration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Messaging Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) CMMI
2 2 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
2 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE Security
2 2 (28.57%) HP APS
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (14.29%) HP NNM
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (28.57%) Meru Networks
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Trustwave
3 2 (28.57%) Virgin Media
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus