Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 49 72
Rank change year-on-year -2 +23 -42
Contract jobs citing HP 12 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.72% 1.62% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 5.04% 3.91% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Cambridge median daily rate £325 £345 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +15.97% -14.39%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £284
90th Percentile £360 £413 £312
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £305 £345 £301
% change year-on-year -11.59% +14.52% -7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.07 - £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% -38.30% -

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 Cambridge.

All Vendors
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 238 256 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 34.10% 41.56% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 131 253
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -3.03% +13.01%
10th Percentile £200 £233 £226
90th Percentile £566 £563 £569
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -9.38% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 27
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -19.51% -18.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £15.77
90th Percentile £44.30 £43.75 £59.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.73 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.81% -9.21% -23.23%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 20 November 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 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) SNMP
4 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) vMotion
5 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) NetApp
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 2 (16.67%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) SNMP
2 4 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) MSTest
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Server Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Server Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Server Support
3 4 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Test Management
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (25.00%) vMotion
3 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Siemens