Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 72 52
Rank change year-on-year -4 -20 -3
Contract jobs citing HP 66 43 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.78% 2.47% 3.56%
As % of the Vendors category 6.28% 5.33% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 65
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £334 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.30% -14.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £135 £120 £144
90th Percentile £524 £459 £456
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.05% +65.22%
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £20.36
% change year-on-year -13.33% -26.32% +45.41%

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 1051 806 1210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.27% 46.24% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 421 533
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £394 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £230 £208
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 42 48
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £10.52 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.01% -33.98% +27.44%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.10 £27.10 £30.15
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +19.35%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +1 63 £330 +9.09% 2
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 26 (39.39%) ITIL
3 23 (34.85%) ITIL V3
4 22 (33.33%) Service Management
4 22 (33.33%) Windows
5 21 (31.82%) SQL
6 20 (30.30%) VMware
7 19 (28.79%) ITSM
7 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
7 19 (28.79%) DV Cleared
8 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
9 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
9 16 (24.24%) Finance
10 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (21.21%) Linux
11 14 (21.21%) ISEB
11 14 (21.21%) OVSD
12 13 (19.70%) Test Scripting
12 13 (19.70%) Hyper-V
12 13 (19.70%) Firewall
12 13 (19.70%) MS Exchange
12 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
13 12 (18.18%) SLA
13 12 (18.18%) Cisco
14 11 (16.67%) SAN
14 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
15 10 (15.15%) ISTQB

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 13 (19.70%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.12%) IIS
3 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.06%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.55%) Apache
5 3 (4.55%) Confluence
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.52%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Office 365
2 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) Firewall
2 11 (16.67%) SAN
3 4 (6.06%) Internet
3 4 (6.06%) Skype
4 3 (4.55%) BIG-IP
4 3 (4.55%) NAS
4 3 (4.55%) Network Security
5 2 (3.03%) BGP
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.03%) SMS
5 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.52%) DNS
6 1 (1.52%) Extranet
6 1 (1.52%) ICMP
6 1 (1.52%) Intranet
6 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.52%) MPLS
6 1 (1.52%) OSPF
6 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Big Data
2 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.55%) Redis
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) GIS
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) JIRA
2 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.09%) Selenium
3 6 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.55%) Appium
5 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.55%) Calabash
5 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.55%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.55%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.55%) NUnit
5 3 (4.55%) PhantomJS
5 3 (4.55%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.03%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.52%) XMLSpy
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Retail
3 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.58%) Banking
5 4 (6.06%) Automotive
6 3 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (4.55%) Military
6 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
7 2 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Test Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Architect
4 8 (12.12%) Technical Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Tester
8 4 (6.06%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Support Specialist
9 3 (4.55%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Communications Specialist
9 3 (4.55%) QA Automation Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) Web Services
2 5 (7.58%) Middleware
3 4 (6.06%) .NET
4 3 (4.55%) JSON
4 3 (4.55%) REST
4 3 (4.55%) RESTful
4 3 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (1.52%) EJB
6 1 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Clustering
2 3 (4.55%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Linux
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
6 6 (9.09%) Unix
7 5 (7.58%) Android
7 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
7 5 (7.58%) Solaris
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.55%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.52%) CentOS
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) ITIL
2 23 (34.85%) ITIL V3
3 22 (33.33%) Service Management
4 19 (28.79%) ITSM
5 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (19.70%) Test Scripting
7 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (15.15%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (12.12%) Regression Testing
9 8 (12.12%) Smoke Testing
9 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 8 (12.12%) Test Planning
9 8 (12.12%) Ticket Management
10 7 (10.61%) Change Management
10 7 (10.61%) SDLC
11 6 (9.09%) Open Source
11 6 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.06%) Java
4 3 (4.55%) Apple Swift
4 3 (4.55%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) Ruby
5 2 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 19 (28.79%) DV Cleared
2 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.21%) ISEB
4 10 (15.15%) ISTQB
4 10 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (15.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (12.12%) MCSE
5 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (7.58%) MCP
7 4 (6.06%) CCNA
8 3 (4.55%) MCITP
9 2 (3.03%) CCNP
9 2 (3.03%) CCSP
9 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.52%) CISSP
10 1 (1.52%) GCIA
10 1 (1.52%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) SLA
2 6 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
3 13 (19.70%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.64%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.06%) Docker
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.52%) vCloud
7 1 (1.52%) XenApp
7 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) OVSD
2 9 (13.64%) SCCM
3 8 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (9.09%) SCOM
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (4.55%) OpenView
5 3 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (1.52%) Ansible
7 1 (1.52%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.52%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.52%) Nagios
7 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.52%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.52%) Unicenter
7 1 (1.52%) vRealize
7 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) VMware
2 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.18%) Cisco
4 9 (13.64%) Citrix
5 8 (12.12%) NetApp
6 7 (10.61%) SAP
6 7 (10.61%) ServiceNow
7 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.58%) Sun
9 4 (6.06%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.55%) F5
10 3 (4.55%) Splunk
10 3 (4.55%) StorageTek
10 3 (4.55%) Symantec
11 2 (3.03%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.03%) Apple
11 2 (3.03%) CA
11 2 (3.03%) EMC
11 2 (3.03%) Nimsoft