Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 42 52
Rank change year-on-year -22 +10 -13
Contract jobs citing HP 111 131 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.89% 3.59% 3.25%
As % of the Vendors category 5.98% 7.31% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 53 77
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £137 £189 £228
90th Percentile £507 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £385 £375 £399
% change year-on-year +2.67% -5.96% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 33 16
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £15.70 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.08% -26.39% +14.99%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.00 £11.63
90th Percentile £48.38 £45.23 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £13.95 £14.20 £21.33
% change year-on-year -1.76% -33.43% +35.43%

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 1,856 1,791 2,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.30% 49.07% 51.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 782 1,279
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% +5.54%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £571 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 129 118
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% +8.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.13 £39.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +1.63%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +2 53 £385 -26.67% 6
Newbury -14 11 £273 -18.66% 1
Slough -11 7 £303 -49.58% 5
Bracknell -30 7 £125 -72.22% 1
Wokingham - 7 £285 - 2
Maidenhead -4 4 £400 +86.05% 3
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 48 (43.24%) HP ALM
2 32 (28.83%) Security Cleared
3 31 (27.93%) SQL
4 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
5 27 (24.32%) Oracle
6 26 (23.42%) SC Cleared
7 23 (20.72%) Windows
8 18 (16.22%) SAP
8 18 (16.22%) VMware
9 17 (15.32%) Active Directory
10 16 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (14.41%) Linux
10 16 (14.41%) Migration
10 16 (14.41%) Telecoms
10 16 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (14.41%) Defect Management
11 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (12.61%) Test Scripting
11 14 (12.61%) Finance
12 13 (11.71%) SharePoint
12 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (11.71%) SCCM
13 12 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (9.91%) Test Automation
14 11 (9.91%) Firewall
15 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
15 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
15 10 (9.01%) Java

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 13 (11.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.70%) Apache
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (0.90%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.21%) MS Visio
3 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) SAP CO
2 5 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.50%) SAP FI
2 5 (4.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (3.60%) SAP APO
3 4 (3.60%) SAP MM
4 3 (2.70%) SAP BPC
4 3 (2.70%) SAP ERP
4 3 (2.70%) SAP MDM
4 3 (2.70%) SAP SD
5 2 (1.80%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.90%) HFM
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.90%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.31%) Office 365
3 2 (1.80%) BrowserStack
3 2 (1.80%) IaaS
3 2 (1.80%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (0.90%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) Firewall
2 9 (8.11%) Wireshark
3 6 (5.41%) 3G
3 6 (5.41%) 4G
3 6 (5.41%) Internet
4 5 (4.50%) LAN
4 5 (4.50%) WAN
5 4 (3.60%) DHCP
5 4 (3.60%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (3.60%) DNS
5 4 (3.60%) GSM
5 4 (3.60%) LTE
5 4 (3.60%) SAN
5 4 (3.60%) VPN
6 3 (2.70%) HTTP
6 3 (2.70%) MPLS
6 3 (2.70%) OpenScape
6 3 (2.70%) SCCP
6 3 (2.70%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (2.70%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 6 (5.41%) Power BI
4 4 (3.60%) Big Data
4 4 (3.60%) Data Lake
4 4 (3.60%) SAP HANA
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.70%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.70%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.90%) DTS
7 1 (0.90%) MySQL
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) HP UFT
1 9 (8.11%) SoapUI
2 7 (6.31%) JIRA
3 6 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.50%) LoadRunner
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.60%) MSI
5 4 (3.60%) Selenium
6 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.70%) Zephyr
7 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.80%) Hudson
7 2 (1.80%) JMeter
8 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (14.41%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.61%) Finance
3 9 (8.11%) Billing
4 8 (7.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.60%) Retail
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 2 (1.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (14.41%) Analyst
2 13 (11.71%) Support Engineer
3 11 (9.91%) Test Analyst
4 9 (8.11%) Architect
5 8 (7.21%) Consultant
5 8 (7.21%) Tester
6 7 (6.31%) Administrator
6 7 (6.31%) Defect Manager
7 6 (5.41%) Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.41%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.60%) Applications Tester
8 4 (3.60%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Customer Support Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) .NET
2 8 (7.21%) EDI
3 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.50%) SOAP
4 5 (4.50%) Web Services
5 3 (2.70%) REST
6 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.80%) Ajax
6 2 (1.80%) HTML
6 2 (1.80%) LDAP
6 2 (1.80%) Memcached
6 2 (1.80%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.90%) COM
7 1 (0.90%) JSON
7 1 (0.90%) Middleware
7 1 (0.90%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.90%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.60%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.80%) AS400
5 2 (1.80%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.80%) NHS
5 2 (1.80%) Replication
5 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.90%) EPoS
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.72%) Windows
2 16 (14.41%) Linux
3 9 (8.11%) Unix
4 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.50%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.60%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.60%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.90%) Solaris
8 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) Defect Management
1 16 (14.41%) Migration
1 16 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (12.61%) Test Scripting
2 14 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (9.91%) Test Automation
4 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.11%) ITIL
4 9 (8.11%) Process Improvement
5 8 (7.21%) Test Strategy
5 8 (7.21%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (6.31%) CRM
6 7 (6.31%) ERP
6 7 (6.31%) Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (6.31%) Project Management
6 7 (6.31%) Validation
7 6 (5.41%) Functional Testing
7 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 6 (5.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.93%) SQL
2 10 (9.01%) Java
3 6 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.50%) C#
4 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.50%) Python
4 5 (4.50%) VBScript
5 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.80%) VBA
8 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (28.83%) Security Cleared
2 26 (23.42%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.01%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.31%) Degree
4 7 (6.31%) SAP Certification
5 5 (4.50%) ISEB
6 3 (2.70%) CCNP
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.70%) MOS
6 3 (2.70%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.80%) PMP
8 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.90%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.90%) LPIC
8 1 (0.90%) OCA
8 1 (0.90%) OCP
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.90%) RHCA
8 1 (0.90%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) SLA
2 6 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (4.50%) GxP
4 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
4 4 (3.60%) QA
5 3 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (15.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.60%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.70%) vSphere
5 2 (1.80%) Corosync
5 2 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.90%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 48 (43.24%) HP ALM
2 13 (11.71%) SCCM
3 9 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (8.11%) SCOM
4 5 (4.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.60%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (2.70%) OpenView
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.70%) Puppet
7 2 (1.80%) Ansible
7 2 (1.80%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.90%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.90%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 27 (24.32%) Oracle
3 18 (16.22%) SAP
3 18 (16.22%) VMware
4 9 (8.11%) Veeam
5 8 (7.21%) Cisco
6 5 (4.50%) IBM
6 5 (4.50%) Serena
7 4 (3.60%) Dell
7 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.60%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.70%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.70%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.70%) Lumension
8 3 (2.70%) McAfee
8 3 (2.70%) Meraki
8 3 (2.70%) NetApp
8 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.70%) Sun
9 2 (1.80%) Cognos