Period
to 11 August 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 6 months to 11 August 2020 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 94 57
Rank change year-on-year +13 -37 -15
Contract jobs citing HP 12 85 130
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.87% 2.01% 3.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 3.99% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 51 68
Median daily rate £304 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.53% +14.86% -17.78%
10th Percentile £206 £258 £216
90th Percentile £401 £538 £501
South East median daily rate £282 £388 £383
% change year-on-year -27.35% +1.31% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -20.00% +98.68%
South East median hourly rate £14.85 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -25.78% +37.93% -

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 702 2,132 1,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 50.76% 50.44% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 1,008 931
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £241 £244 £250
90th Percentile £650 £608 £588
South East median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 108 62
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.58 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.78% +18.84% +40.74%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £42.63 £82.50 £49.75
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.31 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.98% +13.59% +3.03%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing HP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for HP in Berkshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for HP in Berkshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HP in Berkshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for HP in Berkshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 11 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham +9 5 - -
Reading +15 4 £425 - 2
Slough +14 2 - - 1
Newbury +20 1 £183 -43.85%
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 8 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) OpenVMS
2 5 (41.67%) Dell
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) CMS
2 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Office 365
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) IPsec
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) SCCM
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (41.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) IPsec
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Build Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Build and Configuration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Data Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Deskside Support
3 1 (8.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) OpenVMS
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Dell
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Arista
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) VMware