Period
to 24 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 58 49
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 -15
Contract jobs citing HP 66 65 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.17% 3.33% 3.30%
As % of the Vendors category 6.71% 7.34% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 44
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% +21.15%
10th Percentile £141 £170 £147
90th Percentile £531 £538 £526
South East median daily rate £381 £375 £389
% change year-on-year +1.47% -3.54% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.70 - £37.50
10th Percentile £17.85 - £36.25
90th Percentile £19.55 - £38.75
South East median hourly rate £13.95 £14.20 £21.33
% change year-on-year -1.76% -33.43% +37.61%

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 984 885 864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.31% 45.29% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 443 455
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% -1.13% +18.52%
10th Percentile £221 £225 £240
90th Percentile £541 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 26 35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.63% +9.38% +22.55%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.15 £9.10
90th Percentile £48.00 £32.00 £39.05
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -8.57% +1.63%

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 May 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 May 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 +4 60 £413 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 - -
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 27 (40.91%) Windows
3 25 (37.88%) ITIL
4 23 (34.85%) VMware
5 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 22 (33.33%) Cisco
5 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 21 (31.82%) ITIL V3
6 21 (31.82%) Firewall
7 20 (30.30%) ITSM
7 20 (30.30%) NetApp
7 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
8 19 (28.79%) Service Management
9 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
11 15 (22.73%) OVSD
12 14 (21.21%) SAN
12 14 (21.21%) Virtual Environments
13 13 (19.70%) HP ALM
13 13 (19.70%) Capacity Management
13 13 (19.70%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (18.18%) Citrix
14 12 (18.18%) Red Hat
14 12 (18.18%) CheckPoint
14 12 (18.18%) WAN
14 12 (18.18%) Blue Coat
14 12 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (16.67%) Change Management
15 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel

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 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) Apache
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) Firewall
2 14 (21.21%) SAN
3 12 (18.18%) WAN
4 9 (13.64%) Wireless
5 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
6 6 (9.09%) BGP
6 6 (9.09%) BIG-IP
6 6 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (9.09%) ICMP
6 6 (9.09%) IPsec
6 6 (9.09%) iSCSI
6 6 (9.09%) LAN
6 6 (9.09%) OSPF
7 5 (7.58%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (7.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.03%) Skype
8 2 (3.03%) SMS
9 1 (1.52%) NAS
9 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) MS Access
3 1 (1.52%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) JIRA
1 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.06%) Retail
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Legal
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Architect
2 14 (21.21%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Technical Architect
3 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 12 (18.18%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support
5 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
6 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Network Team Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.55%) .NET Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Configuration Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) XML
2 3 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.55%) iPad
4 3 (4.55%) iPhone
5 2 (3.03%) HP Storage
5 2 (3.03%) PKI
5 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.12%) Linux
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (7.58%) Windows 10
6 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.03%) Solaris
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.52%) AIX
8 1 (1.52%) Unix
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) ITIL
2 21 (31.82%) ITIL V3
3 20 (30.30%) ITSM
4 19 (28.79%) Service Management
5 14 (21.21%) Virtual Environments
6 13 (19.70%) Capacity Management
7 12 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (16.67%) Change Management
9 8 (12.12%) Test Scripting
10 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (10.61%) Network Design
10 7 (10.61%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (10.61%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (10.61%) Server Virtualisation
10 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
11 6 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
11 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
11 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) C#
2 3 (4.55%) VBA
3 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.15%) DV Cleared
4 8 (12.12%) ISTQB
5 7 (10.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (9.09%) ISEB
7 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.55%) CCNP
8 3 (4.55%) Degree
8 3 (4.55%) MCP
8 3 (4.55%) MCSE
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.52%) CCA
10 1 (1.52%) CCNA
10 1 (1.52%) CCSP
10 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 13 (19.70%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.09%) NFS
5 6 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (7.58%) XenApp
7 2 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) OVSD
2 13 (19.70%) HP ALM
3 8 (12.12%) Backup Exec
4 6 (9.09%) SCSM
5 4 (6.06%) SCCM
5 4 (6.06%) SCOM
6 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.85%) VMware
3 22 (33.33%) Cisco
4 20 (30.30%) NetApp
5 12 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 12 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 12 (18.18%) Citrix
5 12 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 8 (12.12%) ServiceNow
6 8 (12.12%) Symantec
7 6 (9.09%) arcserve
7 6 (9.09%) F5
7 6 (9.09%) McAfee
7 6 (9.09%) Veeam
8 5 (7.58%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.55%) Aruba
9 3 (4.55%) SAP
10 2 (3.03%) Apple
10 2 (3.03%) EMC
10 2 (3.03%) Juniper