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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 57 49 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 -16  
Contract jobs citing HP 30 28 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.98% 2.68% 4.64%
As % of the Vendors category 6.70% 6.39% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 27
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £368
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +35.48%  

HP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 448 438 545
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.44% 41.99% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 237 235
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 17
Median hourly rate £13.75 £16.17 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.96% +11.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £10.07 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing HP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 22 £463 +8.82% 4
Aylesbury - 4 - -
HP
South East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 32 (60.38%) Windows
2 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
3 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
4 22 (41.51%) ITIL
4 22 (41.51%) Security Cleared
5 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
6 18 (33.96%) Service Management
7 17 (32.08%) VMware
8 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (28.30%) SQL
9 15 (28.30%) Cisco
10 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
11 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (24.53%) ITSM
12 12 (22.64%) WAN
12 12 (22.64%) ITIL V3
13 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
13 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
13 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
14 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
14 10 (18.87%) Firewall
14 10 (18.87%) OVSD
14 10 (18.87%) WSUS
15 9 (16.98%) Android
15 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
15 9 (16.98%) VB
15 9 (16.98%) SLA

HP
Top Related 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 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (15.09%) Skype for Business
3 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) WAN
2 10 (18.87%) Firewall
3 7 (13.21%) Wireless
4 6 (11.32%) LAN
5 5 (9.43%) BGP
5 5 (9.43%) DNS
5 5 (9.43%) SAN
5 5 (9.43%) VPN
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (7.55%) DHCP
6 4 (7.55%) Skype
6 4 (7.55%) SMTP
6 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.66%) BIG-IP
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.66%) ICMP
7 3 (5.66%) VoIP
8 2 (3.77%) Network Security
8 2 (3.77%) OSPF
9 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Architect
3 6 (11.32%) IT Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Deployment Specialist
4 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) Help Desk Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (7.55%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) IT Support
5 4 (7.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) QA Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) RSA SecurID
3 4 (7.55%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (60.38%) Windows
2 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
6 9 (16.98%) Android
7 8 (15.09%) Windows Vista
8 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
9 5 (9.43%) Unix
10 4 (7.55%) Linux
11 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) ITIL
2 18 (33.96%) Service Management
3 13 (24.53%) ITSM
4 12 (22.64%) ITIL V3
5 9 (16.98%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (15.09%) Change Management
6 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
6 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
8 6 (11.32%) Patch Management
8 6 (11.32%) Security Patching
9 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.43%) Defect Management
9 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Network Design
9 5 (9.43%) Regression Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Smoke Testing
9 5 (9.43%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) VB
3 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.43%) VBScript
5 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Security Cleared
2 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
4 7 (13.21%) ISEB
4 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (11.32%) MCP
6 5 (9.43%) CCNP
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
7 4 (7.55%) MCSE
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (5.66%) MCDBA
8 3 (5.66%) MCSA
9 1 (1.89%) CCNA
9 1 (1.89%) CISSP
9 1 (1.89%) Degree
9 1 (1.89%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) SLA
2 4 (7.55%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.21%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.89%) Firmware
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) vSphere
6 1 (1.89%) XenApp
6 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) OVSD
1 10 (18.87%) WSUS
2 6 (11.32%) BladeLogic
2 6 (11.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (11.32%) SCCM
3 4 (7.55%) AirWatch
3 4 (7.55%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.89%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.08%) VMware
3 15 (28.30%) Cisco
4 9 (16.98%) Citrix
5 7 (13.21%) Dell
5 7 (13.21%) NetApp
6 6 (11.32%) SAP
7 5 (9.43%) Symantec
7 5 (9.43%) Toshiba
8 4 (7.55%) Apple
8 4 (7.55%) MobileIron
8 4 (7.55%) Remedy
8 4 (7.55%) ServiceNow
9 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.66%) Compaq
9 3 (5.66%) F5
9 3 (5.66%) IBM
9 3 (5.66%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.77%) EMC
10 2 (3.77%) Red Hat