Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 50 63
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13 -15
Contract jobs citing HP 106 124 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.64% 3.24% 2.76%
As % of the Vendors category 5.50% 6.48% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 45 77
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +23.29% +14.06%
10th Percentile £138 £300 £215
90th Percentile £573 £558 £505
South East median daily rate £378 £370 £380
% change year-on-year +2.09% -2.63% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.38 £14.50 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.66% -32.02% +21.89%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.74 £11.86
90th Percentile £42.00 £49.90 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £14.20 £42.75
% change year-on-year -11.97% -66.78% +194.83%

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 1,927 1,915 2,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.98% 50.05% 51.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,001 884 1,296
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +4.69% +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £246 £237
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 131 116
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £13.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.48% -8.47% -18.06%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.13
90th Percentile £35.80 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £17.97
% change year-on-year +11.29% -13.76% +6.60%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 26 April 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 53 £414 -8.06% 6
Newbury -16 12 £300 -33.33% 8
Slough -6 7 £303 -49.58% 2
Bracknell -26 5 - -
Wokingham - 5 £285 - 1
Maidenhead -2 1 £325 +80.56% 3
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 46 (43.40%) HP ALM
2 33 (31.13%) Security Cleared
3 28 (26.42%) SQL
3 28 (26.42%) Microsoft
4 27 (25.47%) SC Cleared
5 26 (24.53%) Windows
6 25 (23.58%) Oracle
7 21 (19.81%) VMware
8 19 (17.92%) Active Directory
9 18 (16.98%) Telecoms
10 17 (16.04%) Defect Management
11 16 (15.09%) SAP
11 16 (15.09%) Linux
12 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (14.15%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (14.15%) SCCM
12 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (13.21%) Cisco
14 13 (12.26%) Finance
14 13 (12.26%) Firewall
14 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (11.32%) Test Automation
15 12 (11.32%) Test Scripting
15 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
15 12 (11.32%) ITIL
16 11 (10.38%) Java
16 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (10.38%) SCOM
17 10 (9.43%) Test Management

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 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.77%) Apache
3 4 (3.77%) IIS
3 4 (3.77%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.83%) IBM Domino
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.94%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.94%) JBoss
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.60%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.77%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (3.77%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.83%) SAP BPC
3 3 (2.83%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.83%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.83%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.89%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.94%) HFM
5 1 (0.94%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.94%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.55%) Office 365
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.94%) PaaS
4 1 (0.94%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) Firewall
2 8 (7.55%) WAN
2 8 (7.55%) Wireshark
3 7 (6.60%) LAN
3 7 (6.60%) SAN
4 6 (5.66%) DNS
4 6 (5.66%) Internet
4 6 (5.66%) VPN
5 5 (4.72%) DHCP
5 5 (4.72%) LTE
6 4 (3.77%) 3G
6 4 (3.77%) 4G
6 4 (3.77%) GSM
7 3 (2.83%) 2G
7 3 (2.83%) IPsec
7 3 (2.83%) MPLS
7 3 (2.83%) SCCP
7 3 (2.83%) SIGTRAN
7 3 (2.83%) UMTS
7 3 (2.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 5 (4.72%) Power BI
4 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.94%) DTS
5 1 (0.94%) MySQL
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) HP UFT
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.77%) MSI
3 4 (3.77%) Selenium
4 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.89%) Hudson
5 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (16.98%) Telecoms
2 13 (12.26%) Finance
3 9 (8.49%) Billing
4 4 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (11.32%) Analyst
1 12 (11.32%) Architect
2 11 (10.38%) Support Engineer
3 10 (9.43%) Test Analyst
4 8 (7.55%) Consultant
4 8 (7.55%) Developer
5 7 (6.60%) Administrator
5 7 (6.60%) Defect Manager
5 7 (6.60%) Tester
6 5 (4.72%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.72%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (3.77%) Applications Tester
7 4 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Customer Support Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (3.77%) Report Developer
7 4 (3.77%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.49%) .NET
2 6 (5.66%) EDI
3 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.72%) Web Services
4 4 (3.77%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.83%) REST
6 2 (1.89%) Memcached
6 2 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.94%) COM
7 1 (0.94%) J2EE
7 1 (0.94%) JSON
7 1 (0.94%) Middleware
7 1 (0.94%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.94%) SOAP
7 1 (0.94%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.83%) Clustering
4 3 (2.83%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.83%) Replication
5 2 (1.89%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) EPoS
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.94%) PMI
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.53%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) Linux
3 7 (6.60%) Unix
3 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.72%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.77%) Solaris
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.83%) SUSE
7 3 (2.83%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.89%) CentOS
8 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.94%) AIX
9 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) Defect Management
2 15 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (11.32%) ITIL
3 12 (11.32%) Test Automation
3 12 (11.32%) Test Scripting
4 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (9.43%) Migration
5 10 (9.43%) Test Management
6 8 (7.55%) Functional Testing
6 8 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (6.60%) CRM
7 7 (6.60%) Project Management
7 7 (6.60%) Test Strategy
8 6 (5.66%) Network Management
8 6 (5.66%) Process Improvement
8 6 (5.66%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (5.66%) Validation
9 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 5 (4.72%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (4.72%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.42%) SQL
2 11 (10.38%) Java
3 10 (9.43%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.72%) C#
4 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.77%) Python
5 4 (3.77%) VBA
5 4 (3.77%) VBScript
6 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.94%) C
8 1 (0.94%) C-shell
8 1 (0.94%) Korn
8 1 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (31.13%) Security Cleared
2 27 (25.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.49%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.60%) Degree
5 6 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.72%) ISEB
6 5 (4.72%) SAP Certification
7 4 (3.77%) CCNP
7 4 (3.77%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.83%) PMP
9 2 (1.89%) CCNA
9 2 (1.89%) MCSA
9 2 (1.89%) MCSE
9 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.94%) OCA
10 1 (0.94%) OCP
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
2 5 (4.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (4.72%) SLA
3 4 (3.77%) GxP
4 1 (0.94%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (17.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.72%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.72%) vSphere
4 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.83%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.89%) Corosync
5 2 (1.89%) Docker
5 2 (1.89%) vCloud
6 1 (0.94%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.94%) Samba
6 1 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.94%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (43.40%) HP ALM
2 15 (14.15%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (14.15%) SCCM
3 11 (10.38%) SCOM
4 5 (4.72%) Puppet
5 4 (3.77%) Ansible
5 4 (3.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.83%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (2.83%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.83%) OpenView
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.89%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.89%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.89%) Pacemaker
7 2 (1.89%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.89%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.89%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.89%) vRealize
7 2 (1.89%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 28 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.58%) Oracle
3 21 (19.81%) VMware
4 16 (15.09%) SAP
5 14 (13.21%) Cisco
6 8 (7.55%) Veeam
7 7 (6.60%) Dell
7 7 (6.60%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.72%) IBM
8 5 (4.72%) NetApp
8 5 (4.72%) Serena
8 5 (4.72%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.77%) Sun
10 3 (2.83%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.83%) EMC
10 3 (2.83%) Infoblox
10 3 (2.83%) Lotus
10 3 (2.83%) McAfee
10 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.83%) Symantec