The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 22 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 39 58
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19  
Contract jobs citing HP 3 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.51% 3.37% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 7.52% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 13
Median daily rate - £340 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +11.53% -5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £25.03 £17.00
% change year-on-year -32.86% +47.23%  

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 Cambridgeshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 224 266 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 38.16% 44.86% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 137 197
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 40
Median hourly rate £14.84 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.70% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Cambridgeshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Cambridgeshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +2 2 - - 1
Cambridge -6 1 - - 1
HP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 10 (52.63%) Break/Fix
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) HPUX
2 3 (15.79%) Intel
3 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Test Management
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Office 365
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) Information Governance
4 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Defect Management
4 1 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) MSTest
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Field Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) Field Service Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Break Fix Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) HP Printer Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Printer Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) HPUX
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Break/Fix
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Test Management
2 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
1 3 (15.79%) Intel
2 1 (5.26%) Brocade
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) F5
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Siemens
2 1 (5.26%) VMware