Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 47 47
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 121 131 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.05% 3.38% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 6.35% 6.76% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 54 96
Berkshire median daily rate £353 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.67% +20.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £213 £152 £216
90th Percentile £499 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £383 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +2.00% -1.32% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 33 16
Berkshire median hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £20.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.62% -29.19% +10.39%
10th Percentile £15.10 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £40.83 £45.40 £34.55
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -30.95% +20.00%

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 1,905 1,938 2,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.08% 50.06% 51.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 888 1,293
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £236 £264 £235
90th Percentile £588 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 116 117
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.74% +8.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.20 £39.75 £27.35
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.45
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.44% -0.29%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -9 51 £385 -26.67% 7
Newbury -7 11 £300 -14.29% 1
Bracknell -26 10 £125 -69.14% 1
Maidenhead -6 7 £475 +90.00% 1
Slough -5 6 £305 +68.98% 2
Wokingham - 5 £289 -
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 55 (45.45%) HP ALM
2 34 (28.10%) SQL
3 31 (25.62%) Security Cleared
4 28 (23.14%) SC Cleared
5 25 (20.66%) Oracle
6 23 (19.01%) Telecoms
6 23 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
9 19 (15.70%) Windows
10 17 (14.05%) Firewall
10 17 (14.05%) Migration
10 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (14.05%) Java
10 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
11 16 (13.22%) Linux
11 16 (13.22%) Wireshark
11 16 (13.22%) SoapUI
12 15 (12.40%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (12.40%) VMware
12 15 (12.40%) SAP
13 14 (11.57%) SOAP
13 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
13 14 (11.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 13 (10.74%) 4G
14 13 (10.74%) Test Strategy
14 13 (10.74%) Test Scripting
14 13 (10.74%) Test Automation
14 13 (10.74%) Defect Management
14 13 (10.74%) Unix

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 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.48%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) SAP APO
1 6 (4.96%) SAP MM
2 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.13%) SAP ERP
2 5 (4.13%) SAP MDM
3 4 (3.31%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.48%) SAP BPC
4 3 (2.48%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.65%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.83%) HFM
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.83%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.96%) Office 365
3 4 (3.31%) IaaS
4 3 (2.48%) BrowserStack
4 3 (2.48%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.83%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.05%) Firewall
2 16 (13.22%) Wireshark
3 13 (10.74%) 4G
4 12 (9.92%) 3G
4 12 (9.92%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (8.26%) Internet
6 9 (7.44%) SAN
7 7 (5.79%) LAN
7 7 (5.79%) WAN
8 5 (4.13%) DHCP
8 5 (4.13%) DNS
8 5 (4.13%) GSM
8 5 (4.13%) HTTP
8 5 (4.13%) VPN
9 4 (3.31%) 2G
9 4 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.31%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (3.31%) SIGTRAN
9 4 (3.31%) UMTS
9 4 (3.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) Big Data
3 6 (4.96%) Data Lake
3 6 (4.96%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (4.96%) SAP HANA
3 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.13%) SAP BW
5 4 (3.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 4 (3.31%) Power BI
6 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.65%) DB2
6 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.65%) MySQL
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) DTS
7 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (13.22%) SoapUI
2 13 (10.74%) JIRA
3 10 (8.26%) HP UFT
3 10 (8.26%) LoadRunner
4 7 (5.79%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.79%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.96%) Selenium
5 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (4.13%) Zephyr
7 4 (3.31%) Hudson
7 4 (3.31%) JMeter
8 2 (1.65%) AnthillPro
8 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.83%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (19.01%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.61%) Finance
3 4 (3.31%) Billing
3 4 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Legal
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (15.70%) Analyst
2 18 (14.88%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.92%) Test Analyst
3 12 (9.92%) Test Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Architect
5 9 (7.44%) Consultant
5 9 (7.44%) OSS Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) OSS Support Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (5.79%) Test Manager
6 7 (5.79%) Tester
7 6 (4.96%) Defect Manager
7 6 (4.96%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Performance Tester
7 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.96%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Administrator
8 5 (4.13%) Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.13%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) SOAP
2 9 (7.44%) .NET
3 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.61%) LDAP
4 4 (3.31%) Web Services
5 3 (2.48%) Ajax
5 3 (2.48%) EDI
5 3 (2.48%) HTML
6 2 (1.65%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.65%) Memcached
6 2 (1.65%) Middleware
6 2 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.83%) COM
7 1 (0.83%) JSON
7 1 (0.83%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.83%) RESTful
7 1 (0.83%) WAP
7 1 (0.83%) WML
7 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.26%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.44%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.96%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.31%) AS400
5 4 (3.31%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.31%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.48%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) Optoelectronics
8 1 (0.83%) PMI
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Robotics
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.70%) Windows
2 16 (13.22%) Linux
3 13 (10.74%) Unix
4 6 (4.96%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.13%) Windows 8
5 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.48%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.05%) Migration
3 15 (12.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (10.74%) Defect Management
4 13 (10.74%) Test Automation
4 13 (10.74%) Test Scripting
4 13 (10.74%) Test Strategy
5 11 (9.09%) Validation
6 10 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.26%) ITSM
7 8 (6.61%) Data Modelling
7 8 (6.61%) ERP
8 7 (5.79%) Project Management
9 6 (4.96%) BDD
9 6 (4.96%) Big Data Analytics
9 6 (4.96%) Case Management
9 6 (4.96%) Regression Testing
9 6 (4.96%) SDLC
9 6 (4.96%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.10%) SQL
2 17 (14.05%) Java
3 11 (9.09%) C#
4 7 (5.79%) Python
5 6 (4.96%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.96%) VBScript
6 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.13%) VB
7 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.65%) C
9 1 (0.83%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (25.62%) Security Cleared
2 28 (23.14%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (10.74%) ISEB
5 12 (9.92%) Degree
6 9 (7.44%) DV Cleared
6 9 (7.44%) ISTQB
6 9 (7.44%) MOS
7 4 (3.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (3.31%) SAP Certification
8 3 (2.48%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.65%) PMP
10 1 (0.83%) CCNP
10 1 (0.83%) MCSE
10 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.83%) OCA
10 1 (0.83%) OCP
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.83%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) SLA
2 6 (4.96%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.31%) QA
4 3 (2.48%) PMO
5 2 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.83%) GxP
System Software
1 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.31%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.31%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.65%) Corosync
4 2 (1.65%) vSphere
5 1 (0.83%) Docker
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 55 (45.45%) HP ALM
2 12 (9.92%) SCCM
3 11 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (7.44%) SCOM
5 5 (4.13%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.48%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.65%) Ansible
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.65%) Pacemaker
7 2 (1.65%) Puppet
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.83%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 25 (20.66%) Oracle
2 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.40%) SAP
3 15 (12.40%) VMware
4 9 (7.44%) Cisco
4 9 (7.44%) IBM
4 9 (7.44%) Nokia
4 9 (7.44%) Sun
5 8 (6.61%) Huawei
6 7 (5.79%) SolarWinds
7 6 (4.96%) Cloudera
7 6 (4.96%) Veeam
8 5 (4.13%) AppDynamics
8 5 (4.13%) Serena
9 4 (3.31%) Dell
9 4 (3.31%) Dynatrace
9 4 (3.31%) JD Edwards
9 4 (3.31%) NetApp
10 3 (2.48%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.48%) SOASTA, Inc