Period
to 26 June 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 26 June 2019 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
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 191 173
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 -52
Contract jobs citing HP 84 106 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.99% 1.16% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 3.06% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 84 60
Central London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% -
10th Percentile £212 £147 £152
90th Percentile £538 £534 £562
London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Central London median hourly rate £24.95 £33.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.52% +127.12% -22.37%
10th Percentile £22.48 £31.75 £12.88
90th Percentile £27.43 £35.25 £18.54
London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -2.94% +15.25% -22.37%

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 Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,254 3,459 2,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.50% 37.92% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,361 2,508 2,088
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £305 £260 £270
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 86 49
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -18.99%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.49 £12.44
90th Percentile £44.80 £37.50 £26.23
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% +6.67%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Central London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Central London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Central London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Central London

HP
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 68 £454 +12.10%
West End of London +9 5 £463 -
HP
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for HP.

1 38 (45.24%) Finance
2 33 (39.29%) Windows
3 26 (30.95%) Active Directory
3 26 (30.95%) VMware
4 23 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (21.43%) Banking
5 18 (21.43%) DHCP
5 18 (21.43%) DNS
5 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 17 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 16 (19.05%) Windows Server
7 16 (19.05%) Firewall
8 15 (17.86%) WAN
8 15 (17.86%) SAN
8 15 (17.86%) Selenium
9 14 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
10 13 (15.48%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (15.48%) Cisco
10 13 (15.48%) Linux
10 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (15.48%) QA
11 12 (14.29%) Dell
11 12 (14.29%) Office 365
12 11 (13.10%) RESTful
12 11 (13.10%) ITIL
12 11 (13.10%) VPN

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 6 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.95%) IIS
3 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.38%) Confluence
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.19%) nginx
5 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) BASE24
1 1 (1.19%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (1.19%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Office 365
2 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.38%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.43%) DHCP
1 18 (21.43%) DNS
2 16 (19.05%) Firewall
3 15 (17.86%) SAN
3 15 (17.86%) WAN
4 11 (13.10%) VPN
5 9 (10.71%) VLAN
6 8 (9.52%) MPLS
7 7 (8.33%) BGP
7 7 (8.33%) VoIP
8 6 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (7.14%) EIGRP
8 6 (7.14%) Internet
8 6 (7.14%) Network Security
8 6 (7.14%) OSPF
8 6 (7.14%) Skype
8 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 5 (5.95%) BIG-IP
9 5 (5.95%) HSRP
9 5 (5.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) Blockchain
2 2 (2.38%) DB2
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.19%) Big Data
3 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.19%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Selenium
2 10 (11.90%) LoadRunner
3 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 7 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.33%) JIRA
4 7 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 6 (7.14%) Appium
5 6 (7.14%) Rational Performance Tester
5 6 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.76%) JMeter
7 2 (2.38%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.38%) Introscope
7 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.38%) NeoLoad
7 2 (2.38%) TestRail
8 1 (1.19%) Maven
8 1 (1.19%) NUnit
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (45.24%) Finance
2 18 (21.43%) Banking
3 7 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.95%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.38%) International Banking
6 2 (2.38%) Law
6 2 (2.38%) Publishing
7 1 (1.19%) Back Office
7 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.19%) Retail
7 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Tester
2 10 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (10.71%) Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 6 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Test Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) RESTful
2 10 (11.90%) REST
3 9 (10.71%) Web Services
4 8 (9.52%) Middleware
5 7 (8.33%) SOAP
6 6 (7.14%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.38%) HTML
7 2 (2.38%) Swagger
8 1 (1.19%) Django
8 1 (1.19%) LDAP
8 1 (1.19%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.76%) Replication
3 4 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.57%) Clustering
4 3 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.38%) Blog
5 2 (2.38%) Derivative
5 2 (2.38%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.19%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Licensing
6 1 (1.19%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.29%) Windows
2 16 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.48%) Linux
4 8 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.57%) Solaris
6 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.38%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.38%) Unix
7 2 (2.38%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
5 11 (13.10%) ITIL
6 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.71%) Integration Testing
6 9 (10.71%) Project Management
6 9 (10.71%) SDLC
6 9 (10.71%) Validation
7 8 (9.52%) Change Management
7 8 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 8 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 8 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 7 (8.33%) API Development
8 7 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.71%) Java
2 8 (9.52%) Python
3 7 (8.33%) C#
3 7 (8.33%) Perl
4 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.95%) SQL
5 3 (3.57%) PHP
5 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.38%) C++
6 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) C
7 1 (1.19%) COBOL
7 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.19%) VB
7 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) CCDP
1 8 (9.52%) CCIE
1 8 (9.52%) CCNP
1 8 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.95%) CCDE
2 5 (5.95%) Degree
3 3 (3.57%) CCDA
3 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.38%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.38%) CCA
4 2 (2.38%) CCNA
4 2 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.38%) ISEB
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) CCSP
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) QA
2 9 (10.71%) SEPA
3 3 (3.57%) SLA
4 1 (1.19%) Basel III
4 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 26 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.95%) XenApp
5 5 (5.95%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (3.57%) vSphere
8 2 (2.38%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.19%) Docker
9 1 (1.19%) Firmware
9 1 (1.19%) IAG
9 1 (1.19%) KVM
9 1 (1.19%) NFS
9 1 (1.19%) RHEV
9 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (9.52%) SCCM
3 6 (7.14%) Puppet
4 4 (4.76%) Ansible
4 4 (4.76%) HP ALM
4 4 (4.76%) Nagios
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.57%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.38%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.38%) Cacti
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (2.38%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.38%) Icinga
6 2 (2.38%) Kibana
6 2 (2.38%) logstash
6 2 (2.38%) OpenView
6 2 (2.38%) RANCID
6 2 (2.38%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) VMware
2 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.48%) Cisco
4 12 (14.29%) Dell
5 9 (10.71%) Citrix
6 8 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 8 (9.52%) IBM
7 6 (7.14%) F5
7 6 (7.14%) Oracle
8 5 (5.95%) ArcSight
8 5 (5.95%) Ivanti
9 4 (4.76%) Bloomberg
9 4 (4.76%) EMC
9 4 (4.76%) NetApp
9 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.76%) Sun
10 3 (3.57%) Brocade
10 3 (3.57%) StorageTek
10 3 (3.57%) Symantec
10 3 (3.57%) Veritas