Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 59 56
Rank change year-on-year -32 -3 -14
Contract jobs citing HP 88 114 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.17% 2.90% 3.15%
As % of the Vendors category 4.36% 5.80% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 95
Berkshire median daily rate £313 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -6.67% +16.28%
10th Percentile £130 £222 £213
90th Percentile £515 £518 £497
South East median daily rate £350 £346 £375
% change year-on-year +1.30% -7.87% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.86% -32.71% +26.76%
10th Percentile £10.20 £11.74 £8.88
90th Percentile £27.90 £42.25 £53.37
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.34% -32.71% +65.77%

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 2,020 1,965 2,420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.70% 49.94% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,051 1,021 1,218
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £392
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.98% +4.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 118 143
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -27.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.75 £49.13 £54.74
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.43 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.43% -20.86% +21.84%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Berkshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Berkshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Berkshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Berkshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 January 2018. 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
Reading +8 47 £325 -4.41% 11
Newbury -9 11 £300 -35.14% 6
Bracknell -20 9 £238 -20.83%
Slough +7 8 £280 -25.33% 2
Maidenhead -4 2 £363 +0.69% 1
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 35 (39.77%) Windows
2 27 (30.68%) VMware
3 22 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 22 (25.00%) Cisco
3 22 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (21.59%) SQL
4 19 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (20.45%) Oracle
6 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
7 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 15 (17.05%) Test Management
9 14 (15.91%) PowerShell
9 14 (15.91%) Firewall
9 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
9 14 (15.91%) Linux
9 14 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (14.77%) Defect Management
10 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (13.64%) ITIL
11 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
12 11 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 11 (12.50%) Dell
12 11 (12.50%) SAN
12 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 11 (12.50%) Finance
13 10 (11.36%) Degree
13 10 (11.36%) Java
13 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (10.23%) vSphere

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 7 (7.95%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.82%) IIS
2 6 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.82%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.41%) Apache
5 3 (3.41%) IBM Domino
5 3 (3.41%) JBoss
5 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.27%) Apache TomEE
6 2 (2.27%) Confluence
6 2 (2.27%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.14%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.14%) nginx
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Office 365
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.41%) HP Helion
4 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.27%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.27%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (1.14%) IaaS
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) Firewall
2 11 (12.50%) SAN
3 8 (9.09%) DNS
4 7 (7.95%) DHCP
5 6 (6.82%) BGP
5 6 (6.82%) VPN
5 6 (6.82%) WAN
6 5 (5.68%) LAN
6 5 (5.68%) MPLS
7 4 (4.55%) IPsec
7 4 (4.55%) LTE
7 4 (4.55%) OSPF
7 4 (4.55%) SNMP
8 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.41%) EIGRP
8 3 (3.41%) HSRP
8 3 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.41%) VRRP
8 3 (3.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) HP UFT
2 6 (6.82%) Selenium
3 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.41%) JIRA
4 3 (3.41%) MSI
5 2 (2.27%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.27%) FishEye
5 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.27%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (2.27%) jMock
5 2 (2.27%) JUnit
5 2 (2.27%) Maven
5 2 (2.27%) Mockito
5 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Advertising
3 2 (2.27%) Billing
3 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) French Language
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (13.64%) Analyst
2 9 (10.23%) Architect
2 9 (10.23%) Test Analyst
3 6 (6.82%) Administrator
3 6 (6.82%) Support Engineer
4 5 (5.68%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (5.68%) Defect Manager
4 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (5.68%) Network Engineer
5 4 (4.55%) Developer
5 4 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 4 (4.55%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (4.55%) Test Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Tester
5 4 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (3.41%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) Web Services
2 5 (5.68%) REST
3 4 (4.55%) .NET
4 3 (3.41%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.41%) HTML
5 2 (2.27%) CSS
5 2 (2.27%) EJB
5 2 (2.27%) Facelets
5 2 (2.27%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.27%) J2EE
5 2 (2.27%) Java EE
5 2 (2.27%) JPA
5 2 (2.27%) JSF
5 2 (2.27%) JSP
5 2 (2.27%) PrimeFaces
5 2 (2.27%) RichFaces
5 2 (2.27%) Vaadin
5 2 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) Replication
5 3 (3.41%) Clustering
5 3 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.27%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.27%) PKI
6 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.27%) User Experience
7 1 (1.14%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.14%) FMCG
7 1 (1.14%) iPhone
7 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Windows
2 14 (15.91%) Linux
3 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.23%) Unix
7 8 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.55%) Solaris
9 4 (4.55%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.41%) SUSE
10 3 (3.41%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.27%) CentOS
11 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.14%) AIX
12 1 (1.14%) HPUX
12 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) Test Management
2 13 (14.77%) Defect Management
3 12 (13.64%) ITIL
3 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 8 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 6 (6.82%) DevOps
5 6 (6.82%) SDLC
5 6 (6.82%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.68%) Functional Testing
6 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.68%) SOA
7 4 (4.55%) Migration
7 4 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (3.41%) Coaching
8 3 (3.41%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (3.41%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (3.41%) Service Design
8 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.59%) SQL
2 14 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 10 (11.36%) Java
4 8 (9.09%) VBScript
5 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.27%) Perl
7 2 (2.27%) Python
7 2 (2.27%) VBA
8 1 (1.14%) C#
8 1 (1.14%) C++
8 1 (1.14%) C-shell
8 1 (1.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.36%) Degree
4 8 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.68%) CCNA
5 5 (5.68%) CCNP
6 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.41%) MCSA
7 3 (3.41%) MCSE
7 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.27%) ISEB
8 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.14%) CCENT
9 1 (1.14%) CCIE
9 1 (1.14%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.14%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.14%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.23%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (10.23%) vSphere
4 3 (3.41%) Docker
4 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.41%) vCloud
4 3 (3.41%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.41%) XenServer
5 2 (2.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (2.27%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.14%) NFS
6 1 (1.14%) Samba
6 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (10.23%) SCCM
3 7 (7.95%) vCenter Server
4 6 (6.82%) vRealize
5 5 (5.68%) SCOM
6 4 (4.55%) PowerCLI
7 3 (3.41%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (3.41%) Puppet
8 2 (2.27%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.27%) Ansible
8 2 (2.27%) CFEngine
8 2 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.27%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.27%) SCVMM
8 2 (2.27%) Unicenter
9 1 (1.14%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 27 (30.68%) VMware
2 22 (25.00%) Cisco
3 18 (20.45%) Oracle
4 11 (12.50%) Dell
4 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.23%) Red Hat
6 8 (9.09%) NetApp
6 8 (9.09%) SAP
7 7 (7.95%) EMC
7 7 (7.95%) IBM
8 6 (6.82%) 3PAR
8 6 (6.82%) Sun
9 5 (5.68%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.55%) Citrix
10 4 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (4.55%) Infoblox
11 3 (3.41%) CA
11 3 (3.41%) Intel
11 3 (3.41%) Juniper
11 3 (3.41%) Lotus