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 3 months to 29 April 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 66 46
Rank change year-on-year +32 -20  
Contract jobs citing HP 80 65 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.16% 2.60% 3.86%
As % of the Vendors category 8.39% 4.96% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 51
Median daily rate £438 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.13% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £301 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 14
Median hourly rate £15.85 £21.33 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.69% +15.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.93 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.33 £21.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -36.95% +43.75%  

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 Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 953 1311 1374
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 49.51% 52.48% 48.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 698 697
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 42 45
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -28.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.45 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £22.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 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
Reading +28 31 £444 +16.77% 6
Bracknell +19 22 £450 +67.44% 1
Slough 0 7 - - 1
Newbury +3 5 £335 -
Maidenhead - 2 £180 - 2
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
2 29 (22.83%) Security Cleared
3 28 (22.05%) Windows
3 28 (22.05%) Linux
4 27 (21.26%) Data Centre
5 24 (18.90%) VMware
6 23 (18.11%) Unix
7 22 (17.32%) Oracle
8 21 (16.54%) SQL
9 20 (15.75%) Cisco
9 20 (15.75%) SC Cleared
10 19 (14.96%) IBM
11 18 (14.17%) Java
11 18 (14.17%) ITIL
12 17 (13.39%) Firewall
13 15 (11.81%) Sun
13 15 (11.81%) Internet
14 14 (11.02%) Red Hat
14 14 (11.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
14 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (10.24%) Windows Server
15 13 (10.24%) Google
15 13 (10.24%) Release Management
15 13 (10.24%) Migration
15 13 (10.24%) Active Directory
15 13 (10.24%) Web Services
15 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
16 12 (9.45%) Citrix
16 12 (9.45%) Finance

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 8 (6.30%) CMS
1 8 (6.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.36%) Apache
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.57%) IIS
5 2 (1.57%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.57%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.79%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.15%) SaaS
3 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.79%) Office 365
4 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.39%) Firewall
2 15 (11.81%) Internet
3 11 (8.66%) SAN
3 11 (8.66%) SMS
4 9 (7.09%) DHCP
4 9 (7.09%) DNS
5 8 (6.30%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.51%) BGP
7 6 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (4.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (4.72%) HTTP
7 6 (4.72%) Wireless
8 5 (3.94%) VPN
9 4 (3.15%) IMAP
9 4 (3.15%) MPLS
9 4 (3.15%) SMTP
10 3 (2.36%) ICMP
11 2 (1.57%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.57%) Intranet
11 2 (1.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (2.36%) MS Access
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.57%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.57%) IDOL
4 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) JMeter
2 8 (6.30%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.94%) Ant
3 5 (3.94%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (3.94%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.94%) eggPlant
3 5 (3.94%) Gatling
3 5 (3.94%) Gradle
3 5 (3.94%) Maven
3 5 (3.94%) NeoLoad
3 5 (3.94%) Selenium
3 5 (3.94%) SoapUI
3 5 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.94%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.15%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.15%) LoadRunner
4 4 (3.15%) Subversion
5 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.45%) Finance
3 5 (3.94%) Marketing
4 4 (3.15%) Legal
4 4 (3.15%) Mandarin Language
4 4 (3.15%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.36%) Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (12.60%) Support Engineer
2 15 (11.81%) Architect
3 13 (10.24%) Consultant
3 13 (10.24%) Developer
4 9 (7.09%) Analyst
5 8 (6.30%) Administrator
6 7 (5.51%) IT Consultant
7 5 (3.94%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (3.94%) Business Manager
7 5 (3.94%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.94%) ServiceNow Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Field Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (3.15%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (3.15%) Marketing Manager
8 4 (3.15%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.15%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) Performance Engineer
9 3 (2.36%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.24%) Web Services
2 11 (8.66%) .NET
3 8 (6.30%) XML
4 7 (5.51%) REST
5 5 (3.94%) HTML
5 5 (3.94%) JSON
5 5 (3.94%) React
5 5 (3.94%) SOAP
6 4 (3.15%) CSS
7 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.57%) Flash
8 2 (1.57%) Memcached
8 2 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.79%) JMS
9 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.45%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.94%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.15%) Clustering
5 4 (3.15%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.36%) CMDB
6 3 (2.36%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (2.36%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.36%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.36%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.05%) Linux
1 28 (22.05%) Windows
2 23 (18.11%) Unix
3 13 (10.24%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.66%) Solaris
5 9 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.30%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.94%) SUSE
8 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.15%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.36%) AIX
11 1 (0.79%) Android
11 1 (0.79%) CentOS
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.17%) ITIL
2 13 (10.24%) Migration
2 13 (10.24%) Release Management
3 12 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (9.45%) ITSM
3 12 (9.45%) Service Management
4 11 (8.66%) Data Migration
4 11 (8.66%) Software Delivery
4 11 (8.66%) Software Deployment
4 11 (8.66%) Software Distribution
5 10 (7.87%) SDLC
6 9 (7.09%) Change Management
7 8 (6.30%) Content Management
8 7 (5.51%) Business Development
8 7 (5.51%) CRM
8 7 (5.51%) Project Management
8 7 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (4.72%) OO
9 6 (4.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.54%) SQL
2 18 (14.17%) Java
3 11 (8.66%) C#
4 9 (7.09%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.09%) Python
5 7 (5.51%) C
6 6 (4.72%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.72%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.72%) Ruby
7 5 (3.94%) Groovy
8 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.15%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.57%) Perl
9 2 (1.57%) PHP
10 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (22.83%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.87%) Degree
4 8 (6.30%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.15%) CCNP
6 4 (3.15%) HNC
6 4 (3.15%) MBA
7 3 (2.36%) CCNA
7 3 (2.36%) ISEB
8 2 (1.57%) IIBA
8 2 (1.57%) MCSE
8 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.79%) HND
9 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.79%) MCP
9 1 (0.79%) SCSA
9 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.72%) Docker
3 5 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.15%) NFS
4 4 (3.15%) vCloud
4 4 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (1.57%) Corosync
6 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.57%) vSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (8.66%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.94%) HP Fortify
3 5 (3.94%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.15%) Netcool
4 4 (3.15%) Puppet
4 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (3.15%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.15%) Unicenter
4 4 (3.15%) vRealize
5 3 (2.36%) Ansible
5 3 (2.36%) OVSD
5 3 (2.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.57%) OpenView
6 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.57%) Pacemaker
6 2 (1.57%) SCCM
6 2 (1.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.90%) VMware
3 22 (17.32%) Oracle
4 20 (15.75%) Cisco
5 19 (14.96%) IBM
6 15 (11.81%) Sun
7 14 (11.02%) Red Hat
8 13 (10.24%) Google
9 12 (9.45%) Citrix
10 11 (8.66%) EMC
10 11 (8.66%) Intel Security
11 10 (7.87%) 3PAR
12 6 (4.72%) CA
12 6 (4.72%) Remedy
12 6 (4.72%) ServiceNow
13 5 (3.94%) Meridio
13 5 (3.94%) SAP
13 5 (3.94%) Sitecore
13 5 (3.94%) Splunk
13 5 (3.94%) Veritas
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