Period
to 20 August 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 20 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 78 44
Rank change year-on-year +17 -34 -13
Contract jobs citing HP 59 57 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.07% 2.58% 3.94%
As % of the Vendors category 6.66% 5.75% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 50
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £275 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +25.93% +3.05%
10th Percentile £200 £303 £120
90th Percentile £449 £538 £476
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +3.33% -1.32% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.85 - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £21.00
% change year-on-year +1.05% -31.67% +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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 886 992 855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 46.05% 44.83% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 428 456
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% -1.19% +14.29%
10th Percentile £207 £206 £213
90th Percentile £550 £546 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 46 43
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.71 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.20% +45.30% +3.14%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.60
90th Percentile £34.40 £44.25 £32.15
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 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 20 August 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 20 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
Milton Keynes +5 55 £275 -38.89% 3
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (47.46%) Windows
3 26 (44.07%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (42.37%) Security Cleared
5 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
6 22 (37.29%) ITIL
6 22 (37.29%) SC Cleared
7 21 (35.59%) Service Management
8 20 (33.90%) Windows Server
9 18 (30.51%) ITSM
10 17 (28.81%) VMware
10 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
10 17 (28.81%) ITIL V3
11 16 (27.12%) NetApp
12 14 (23.73%) Cisco
13 13 (22.03%) SQL
13 13 (22.03%) Citrix
14 12 (20.34%) Firewall
14 12 (20.34%) DV Cleared
14 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (18.64%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (16.95%) OVSD
16 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Excel
17 9 (15.25%) SAN
17 9 (15.25%) Office 365
17 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
18 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
18 8 (13.56%) Blue Coat
18 8 (13.56%) Red Hat
18 8 (13.56%) CheckPoint

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 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.17%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Office 365
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) Firewall
2 9 (15.25%) SAN
3 7 (11.86%) WAN
4 6 (10.17%) LAN
5 5 (8.47%) Wireless
6 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.39%) BGP
7 2 (3.39%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.39%) ICMP
7 2 (3.39%) IPsec
7 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.39%) Network Security
7 2 (3.39%) OSPF
7 2 (3.39%) Skype
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) MS Access
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
1 5 (8.47%) Retail
2 3 (5.08%) Advertising
2 3 (5.08%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (15.25%) Architect
3 9 (15.25%) Desktop Support
3 9 (15.25%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Technical Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
2 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) HP Storage
2 2 (3.39%) User Experience
2 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Windows
2 20 (33.90%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.86%) Linux
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
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 10
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.69%) AIX
9 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) ITIL
2 21 (35.59%) Service Management
3 18 (30.51%) ITSM
4 17 (28.81%) ITIL V3
5 7 (11.86%) Capacity Management
6 6 (10.17%) Change Control
6 6 (10.17%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (8.47%) Network Design
7 5 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.47%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.78%) Change Management
8 4 (6.78%) CRM
8 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.08%) VBA
4 2 (3.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Security Cleared
2 22 (37.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (20.34%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.86%) ISTQB
5 6 (10.17%) ISEB
5 6 (10.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (10.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (5.08%) Degree
7 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.69%) CCNP
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.69%) MCP
7 1 (1.69%) MCSE
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.64%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.08%) XenApp
6 2 (3.39%) NFS
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.39%) vSphere
6 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.69%) Docker
7 1 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) OVSD
2 6 (10.17%) HP ALM
3 5 (8.47%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.39%) Control-M
4 2 (3.39%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.39%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (3.39%) SCSM
4 2 (3.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.81%) VMware
3 16 (27.12%) NetApp
4 14 (23.73%) Cisco
5 13 (22.03%) Citrix
6 8 (13.56%) Blue Coat
6 8 (13.56%) CheckPoint
6 8 (13.56%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.78%) ServiceNow
7 4 (6.78%) Symantec
8 3 (5.08%) Lumension
8 3 (5.08%) McAfee
9 2 (3.39%) arcserve
9 2 (3.39%) CA
9 2 (3.39%) F5
9 2 (3.39%) Mitel
9 2 (3.39%) SAP
9 2 (3.39%) Splunk
9 2 (3.39%) Veeam
10 1 (1.69%) IBM