Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 59 75
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 -18
Contract jobs citing HP 73 52 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.29% 2.93% 2.18%
As % of the Vendors category 7.18% 6.38% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 34 34
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £341 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -9.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £120 £135 £145
90th Percentile £526 £518 £536
South East median daily rate £370 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +5.71% -7.89% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £19.00
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £25.78
% change year-on-year -10.34% -43.74% +88.83%

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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,017 815 1,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.89% 45.99% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 445 461
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £222 £263 £213
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 35 43
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £10.80 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.41% -32.50% +18.52%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.71
90th Percentile £33.17 £36.45 £30.15
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.36 £18.75
% change year-on-year +10.71% -18.11% +17.19%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +9 68 £350 +0.72% 5
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 34 (46.58%) ITIL
2 29 (39.73%) ITIL V3
3 28 (38.36%) Service Management
3 28 (38.36%) ITSM
4 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
5 26 (35.62%) Windows
6 21 (28.77%) SQL
6 21 (28.77%) SC Cleared
6 21 (28.77%) HP ALM
7 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
7 20 (27.40%) VMware
8 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Office
8 19 (26.03%) OVSD
9 17 (23.29%) DV Cleared
10 16 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (21.92%) Linux
11 15 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (20.55%) Virtual Environments
12 14 (19.18%) Finance
12 14 (19.18%) NetApp
12 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
13 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
13 13 (17.81%) Firewall
13 13 (17.81%) SLA
14 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
14 12 (16.44%) Change Management
14 12 (16.44%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012

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 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) IIS
2 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.48%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.11%) Apache
4 3 (4.11%) Confluence
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.37%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.85%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) Firewall
2 9 (12.33%) SAN
3 7 (9.59%) BIG-IP
3 7 (9.59%) WAN
4 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.48%) BGP
5 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.48%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (5.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (5.48%) ICMP
5 4 (5.48%) IPsec
5 4 (5.48%) iSCSI
5 4 (5.48%) OSPF
5 4 (5.48%) SMS
5 4 (5.48%) Wireless
6 3 (4.11%) Internet
6 3 (4.11%) Skype
7 1 (1.37%) LAN
7 1 (1.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) Big Data
2 4 (5.48%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) Redis
4 2 (2.74%) MS Access
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) JIRA
2 8 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.22%) Selenium
3 6 (8.22%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.11%) Appium
5 3 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.11%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.11%) Calabash
5 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.11%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.11%) NUnit
5 3 (4.11%) PhantomJS
5 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.74%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Automotive
5 2 (2.74%) Legal
5 2 (2.74%) Military
6 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Test Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Architect
4 7 (9.59%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.48%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.48%) Network Team Leader
7 4 (5.48%) QA Leader
7 4 (5.48%) Storage Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.48%) Tester
8 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.11%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) Middleware
2 4 (5.48%) Web Services
2 4 (5.48%) XML
3 3 (4.11%) JSON
3 3 (4.11%) REST
3 3 (4.11%) RESTful
3 3 (4.11%) SOAP
4 1 (1.37%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.11%) iPad
4 3 (4.11%) iPhone
4 3 (4.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) PKI
5 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.62%) Windows
2 16 (21.92%) Linux
3 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.85%) Solaris
7 4 (5.48%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (4.11%) AIX
8 3 (4.11%) Android
8 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.11%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.11%) Unix
8 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.37%) CentOS
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.37%) SUSE
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) ITIL
2 29 (39.73%) ITIL V3
3 28 (38.36%) ITSM
3 28 (38.36%) Service Management
4 15 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (20.55%) Virtual Environments
5 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
6 12 (16.44%) Change Management
6 12 (16.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (12.33%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (12.33%) SDLC
7 9 (12.33%) Test Planning
8 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
8 8 (10.96%) Smoke Testing
8 8 (10.96%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.96%) Ticket Management
9 7 (9.59%) Regression Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Software Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) C#
3 5 (6.85%) Java
4 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.11%) Apple Swift
5 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) Ruby
6 2 (2.74%) Python
6 2 (2.74%) VBA
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.77%) SC Cleared
3 17 (23.29%) DV Cleared
4 10 (13.70%) ISEB
4 10 (13.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (12.33%) ISTQB
6 8 (10.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (6.85%) MCP
8 5 (6.85%) MCSE
9 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.74%) CCNP
10 2 (2.74%) Degree
10 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.37%) CCA
11 1 (1.37%) CCNA
11 1 (1.37%) CCSP
11 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.37%) MCITP
11 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) SLA
2 9 (12.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
3 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
4 8 (10.96%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (8.22%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.85%) XenApp
7 4 (5.48%) Docker
7 4 (5.48%) NFS
7 4 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (28.77%) HP ALM
2 19 (26.03%) OVSD
3 7 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (6.85%) SCCM
5 4 (5.48%) Backup Exec
5 4 (5.48%) SCOM
5 4 (5.48%) SCSM
6 3 (4.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.74%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (1.37%) Ansible
8 1 (1.37%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.37%) Puppet
8 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.37%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.37%) Unicenter
8 1 (1.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
1 20 (27.40%) VMware
2 14 (19.18%) NetApp
3 11 (15.07%) ServiceNow
4 10 (13.70%) Cisco
5 9 (12.33%) SAP
6 8 (10.96%) Citrix
7 7 (9.59%) F5
7 7 (9.59%) Symantec
8 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.85%) Blue Coat
9 5 (6.85%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.85%) EMC
10 4 (5.48%) 3PAR
10 4 (5.48%) arcserve
10 4 (5.48%) IBM
10 4 (5.48%) McAfee
10 4 (5.48%) Palo Alto
10 4 (5.48%) Veeam
11 3 (4.11%) Brocade