The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 33 33
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Contract jobs citing HP 15 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.57% 2.14% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 8.98% 4.62% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Median daily rate £180 £363 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.34% +113.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £30.75 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.77% -22.85%  
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 Cardiff.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 167 130 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 50.91% 46.26% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 80 88
Median daily rate £338 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £208 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +17.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.64 £19.00 £17.50
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 Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Cardiff

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Cardiff over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Cardiff

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for HP.

1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 18 (66.67%) ITIL
3 17 (62.96%) CCNA
3 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (62.96%) Cisco
3 17 (62.96%) Firewall
3 17 (62.96%) HP Data Protector
4 16 (59.26%) VMware
5 14 (51.85%) Tivoli
5 14 (51.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
7 12 (44.44%) Internet
8 11 (40.74%) SLA
8 11 (40.74%) Citrix
8 11 (40.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (33.33%) Windows
10 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
10 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
13 4 (14.81%) AIX
13 4 (14.81%) Linux
13 4 (14.81%) Oracle
14 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
14 3 (11.11%) UML
14 3 (11.11%) NHS

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) GIS
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Technical Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Technical Support
3 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Server Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) Server Support
7 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 4 (14.81%) Analyst
7 4 (14.81%) Network Support
7 4 (14.81%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.41%) Code First Entity Framework
1 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
1 2 (7.41%) LINQ
1 2 (7.41%) WCF
1 2 (7.41%) WinForms
1 2 (7.41%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) AIX
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 3 (11.11%) UML
3 3 (11.11%) Use Case
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Informatics
4 2 (7.41%) OOP
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) SOA
4 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) User Stories
4 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C#
1 2 (7.41%) Java
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
1 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) CCNA
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.41%) ISEB
5 1 (3.70%) CBAP
5 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (51.85%) Tivoli
2 14 (51.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.70%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 17 (62.96%) Cisco
3 16 (59.26%) VMware
4 11 (40.74%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) Thunderhead
7 1 (3.70%) BMC
7 1 (3.70%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow