Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 77 87
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 -28
Contract jobs citing HP 70 97 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.15% 2.35% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 4.03% 4.89% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 44
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £418 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +30.98% -8.93%
10th Percentile £208 £303 £130
90th Percentile £530 £534 £510
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 - £18.11
10th Percentile £13.00 - £10.20
90th Percentile £32.00 - £27.90
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £13.70 £13.00
% change year-on-year +22.26% +5.38% -10.34%

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 1,738 1,982 2,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 53.43% 48.00% 49.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 893 1,048
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £209 £216 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 61 70
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -4.34% +18.34%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.17 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £45.00 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.77% -7.14% +16.67%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 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
Reading -2 25 £366 -8.22% 7
Slough - 23 £450 - 4
Newbury -7 5 £413 +2.48% 6
Bracknell +6 4 £550 -
Ascot - 2 £300 -
Wokingham +1 1 £570 +3.64%
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 24 (34.29%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (32.86%) HP ALM
3 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (30.00%) Windows
5 18 (25.71%) Oracle
6 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (18.57%) Defect Management
8 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
8 12 (17.14%) QA
9 11 (15.71%) JIRA
9 11 (15.71%) Dell
9 11 (15.71%) ITSM
10 10 (14.29%) Juniper
10 10 (14.29%) ISTQB
10 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (12.86%) Selenium
11 9 (12.86%) DNS
11 9 (12.86%) Cisco
11 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
11 9 (12.86%) Linux
11 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
11 9 (12.86%) Firewall
11 9 (12.86%) Windows 10
11 9 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
12 8 (11.43%) SDLC
12 8 (11.43%) Remedy

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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.29%) Confluence
3 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.43%) Documentum
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.29%) Acrobat
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Maximo
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.43%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Office 365
2 5 (7.14%) AWS
2 5 (7.14%) Azure
3 2 (2.86%) GitHub
4 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.43%) IaaS
4 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) DNS
1 9 (12.86%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) WAN
3 6 (8.57%) Internet
3 6 (8.57%) IPv6
3 6 (8.57%) Wireless
4 5 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (7.14%) SAN
4 5 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (7.14%) VPN
4 5 (7.14%) WLAN
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.71%) LAN
5 4 (5.71%) MPLS
5 4 (5.71%) Skype
6 3 (4.29%) BGP
6 3 (4.29%) DHCP
6 3 (4.29%) IPsec
6 3 (4.29%) SSL
6 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) DB2
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) JIRA
2 9 (12.86%) Selenium
3 7 (10.00%) JMeter
4 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.29%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.86%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.43%) MSI
6 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (12.86%) Test Manager
2 7 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 7 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (8.57%) QA Engineer
3 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) Data Centre Operator
4 5 (7.14%) IT Support
4 5 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Consultant
5 4 (5.71%) IT Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.29%) QA Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.86%) REST
4 2 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.43%) CSS
5 1 (1.43%) JSON
5 1 (1.43%) Middleware
5 1 (1.43%) Pandas
5 1 (1.43%) PyQt
5 1 (1.43%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (7.14%) Smart Meter
4 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) PDA
5 2 (2.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.43%) Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.43%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Windows 10
3 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.86%) Solaris
8 1 (1.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (18.57%) Defect Management
3 11 (15.71%) ITSM
4 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 8 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (11.43%) SDLC
5 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (8.57%) BDD
7 6 (8.57%) ITIL
7 6 (8.57%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (8.57%) Performance Testing
7 6 (8.57%) SOA
7 6 (8.57%) V-Model
7 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.71%) ERP
9 4 (5.71%) Service Management
9 4 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) Java
2 6 (8.57%) C#
3 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.29%) Python
3 3 (4.29%) SQL
4 1 (1.43%) C
4 1 (1.43%) C++
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) VB
4 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.71%) MCSE
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) CCNA
5 2 (2.86%) CCNP
5 2 (2.86%) ISEB
5 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.86%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.43%) CCIE
6 1 (1.43%) CEH
6 1 (1.43%) CISA
6 1 (1.43%) GIAC
6 1 (1.43%) OSCE
6 1 (1.43%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) GAMP
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
2 1 (1.43%) GxP
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) NIST
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Docker
4 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.43%) vCloud
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (32.86%) HP ALM
2 9 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (7.14%) SCCM
4 4 (5.71%) SCOM
5 3 (4.29%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (4.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (4.29%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.86%) HP NNM
6 2 (2.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (2.86%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.86%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (2.86%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (2.86%) Nagios
6 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.86%) Netcool
6 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.86%) Puppet
6 2 (2.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle
2 11 (15.71%) Dell
3 10 (14.29%) Juniper
4 9 (12.86%) Cisco
4 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.43%) Remedy
6 7 (10.00%) Aruba
7 6 (8.57%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.57%) NetApp
7 6 (8.57%) VMware
8 5 (7.14%) Arista
9 4 (5.71%) CA
9 4 (5.71%) EMC
9 4 (5.71%) Intel
9 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.71%) Symantec
10 3 (4.29%) Adobe
10 3 (4.29%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.29%) IBM
10 3 (4.29%) Peregrine