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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 27 42 35
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7  
Contract jobs citing HP 12 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.54% 4.49% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% 10.80% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 1
Median daily rate £179 £226 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.99% -24.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.70 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.48% +17.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -30.95% +40.00%  

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 162 176 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 47.79% 41.61% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 105 103
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +34.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £14.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £20.00 £27.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Cardiff

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for HP.

1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) CCNA
3 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 8 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle
4 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) Tivoli
4 7 (29.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner
5 6 (25.00%) ISEB
5 6 (25.00%) JMeter
5 6 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (25.00%) Selenium
6 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.83%) Internet
7 4 (16.67%) Citrix
7 4 (16.67%) SLA
7 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange

HP
Top Related 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 4 (16.67%) JBoss
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner
2 6 (25.00%) JMeter
2 6 (25.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.67%) Rational Performance Tester
3 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 3 (12.50%) JIRA
5 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
5 2 (8.33%) The Grinder
6 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.17%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Tester
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Performance Tester
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Network Support
3 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.17%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) COM
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) LIMS
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
4 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (16.67%) RAD
7 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) SOA
8 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Test Management
8 2 (8.33%) UML
8 2 (8.33%) Use Case
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Groovy
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CCNA
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CBAP
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (29.17%) Tivoli
2 7 (29.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (4.17%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Brocade
4 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.33%) Siebel
5 2 (8.33%) Thunderhead
6 1 (4.17%) BMC
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago