The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 27 43 27
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16  
Contract jobs citing HP 13 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.13% 0.74% 3.36%
As % of the Vendors category 9.22% 1.69% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £133 £155 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.51% -54.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £364
% change year-on-year -6.66% +3.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -30.95% +37.70%  

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 Cambridge.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 141 178 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 44.76% 43.63% 57.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 114 112
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 13
Median hourly rate £18.25 £47.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.57% +131.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £60.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Cambridge

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Cambridge

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in Cambridge

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for HP.

1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) Dell
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Samsung
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Device Driver
3 2 (7.69%) WSUS
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) SLA
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) HPUX
3 2 (7.69%) Intel
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.85%) EPoS
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) MCP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Field Engineer
2 14 (53.85%) Field Service Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Break Fix Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Printer Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Hardware Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) HP Printer Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) HPUX
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.85%) Logistics
1 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Dell
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Intel
3 2 (7.69%) Samsung
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) VMware