Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 16 October 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 71 49
Rank change year-on-year +10 -22 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 59 68 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.23% 3.03% 3.52%
As % of the Vendors category 6.86% 6.97% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 40
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £350 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £207 £134 £120
90th Percentile £444 £538 £448
South East median daily rate £394 £365 £355
% change year-on-year +7.88% +2.82% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.85 - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% -20.00% +1.27%

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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 860 976 821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.12% 43.51% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 426 437
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £228 £166 £213
90th Percentile £560 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 67 42
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.09% +56.82% -21.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.55
90th Percentile £18.00 £31.00 £24.88
South East median hourly rate £16.58 £17.48 £15.85
% change year-on-year -5.15% +10.28% -11.94%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for HP in Buckinghamshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Buckinghamshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Buckinghamshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Buckinghamshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Milton Keynes +3 55 £300 -13.04% 4
High Wycombe - 1 - - 2
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (49.15%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (44.07%) Windows
4 25 (42.37%) ITIL
4 25 (42.37%) Service Management
5 24 (40.68%) Security Cleared
6 22 (37.29%) ITIL V3
7 21 (35.59%) SC Cleared
7 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
8 20 (33.90%) Active Directory
9 19 (32.20%) ITSM
10 18 (30.51%) VMware
10 18 (30.51%) NetApp
11 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
12 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (22.03%) Citrix
13 13 (22.03%) OVSD
14 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
14 12 (20.34%) SQL
14 12 (20.34%) DV Cleared
15 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (18.64%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (18.64%) Capacity Management
15 11 (18.64%) SAN
16 10 (16.95%) Linux
16 10 (16.95%) Cisco
16 10 (16.95%) Firewall
16 10 (16.95%) Office 365
17 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Excel
18 8 (13.56%) Problem-Solving

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.47%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.39%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (49.15%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Office 365
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) SAN
2 10 (16.95%) Firewall
3 6 (10.17%) LAN
3 6 (10.17%) WAN
4 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.78%) SNMP
5 4 (6.78%) SSL
6 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.08%) Network Security
6 3 (5.08%) Wireless
7 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.69%) DNS
8 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) MS Access
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MSI
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Advertising
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (11.86%) Architect
3 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 7 (11.86%) Technical Architect
3 7 (11.86%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Incident Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
1 1 (1.69%) SOAP
1 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Device Driver
1 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.39%) HP Storage
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.07%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (16.95%) Linux
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.78%) CentOS
6 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.08%) Unix
7 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.69%) AIX
9 1 (1.69%) Solaris
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) ITIL
1 25 (42.37%) Service Management
2 22 (37.29%) ITIL V3
3 19 (32.20%) ITSM
4 11 (18.64%) Capacity Management
5 8 (13.56%) Critical Thinking
5 8 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (10.17%) CRM
6 6 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
6 6 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) Change Control
7 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.47%) Migration
7 5 (8.47%) Network Design
7 5 (8.47%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (6.78%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (6.78%) Software Delivery
8 4 (6.78%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) VBA
4 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Security Cleared
2 21 (35.59%) SC Cleared
3 12 (20.34%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (6.78%) ISEB
5 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
6 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.64%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.17%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.78%) Firmware
7 3 (5.08%) XenApp
7 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.39%) NFS
8 2 (3.39%) vSphere
9 1 (1.69%) Docker
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) OVSD
2 5 (8.47%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.78%) HP ALM
3 4 (6.78%) Nagios
3 4 (6.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (6.78%) SCCM
4 2 (3.39%) Control-M
4 2 (3.39%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.39%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (3.39%) SCOM
4 2 (3.39%) SCSM
5 1 (1.69%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (30.51%) NetApp
2 18 (30.51%) VMware
3 13 (22.03%) Citrix
4 10 (16.95%) Cisco
5 7 (11.86%) Blue Coat
5 7 (11.86%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.08%) Lumension
6 3 (5.08%) McAfee
7 2 (3.39%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.39%) arcserve
7 2 (3.39%) CA
7 2 (3.39%) EMC
7 2 (3.39%) Mitel
7 2 (3.39%) SAP
7 2 (3.39%) Splunk
7 2 (3.39%) Symantec
7 2 (3.39%) Veeam
8 1 (1.69%) Brocade