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 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 29 53
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24  
Contract jobs citing HP 1 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.33% 4.19% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 10.79% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 8
Median daily rate - £340 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.75% +54.28%  

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 105 139 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 34.88% 38.83% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 75 148
Median daily rate £300 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -6.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +2.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 10 (71.43%) Break/Fix
2 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) HPUX
2 2 (14.29%) Intel
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Siemens
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.14%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) QA

HP
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) MSTest
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Field Engineer
1 10 (71.43%) Field Service Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Break Fix Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) HP Printer Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Printer Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) HPUX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Break/Fix
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
2 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.14%) Test Management
2 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Intel
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Siemens