Period
to 24 April 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 24 April 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 175 141
Rank change year-on-year +24 -34 -42
Contract jobs citing HP 97 80 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.45% 1.14% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 3.73% 3.01% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 58 66
City of London median daily rate £400 £420 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.51% +0.30%
10th Percentile £188 £194 £160
90th Percentile £538 £549 £569
Central London median daily rate £400 £388 £414
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.34% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
City of London median hourly rate £20.92 £34.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.49% +134.48% -23.68%
10th Percentile £15.76 £22.62 £13.50
90th Percentile £26.52 £58.43 £25.40
Central London median hourly rate £20.92 £34.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -38.49% +134.48% -23.68%

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,598 2,660 2,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.86% 37.93% 41.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,923 1,996 1,833
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £278 £287
90th Percentile £660 £659 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 34
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.85 £16.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.10% +13.73% -24.86%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.58
90th Percentile £37.50 £31.00 £35.25
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -25.02%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in the City of London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in the City of London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in the City of London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in the City of London

HP
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
London Bridge -38 1 - -
HP
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for HP.

1 56 (57.73%) Finance
2 37 (38.14%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (35.05%) Windows
4 33 (34.02%) Banking
5 27 (27.84%) VMware
6 26 (26.80%) Test Scripting
7 25 (25.77%) QA
8 24 (24.74%) Active Directory
8 24 (24.74%) HP Quality Center
9 23 (23.71%) SEPA
9 23 (23.71%) Integration Testing
9 23 (23.71%) Validation
10 21 (21.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
11 20 (20.62%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (19.59%) Citrix
12 19 (19.59%) Financial Institution
13 18 (18.56%) WAN
13 18 (18.56%) Selenium
14 16 (16.49%) Cisco
14 16 (16.49%) Dell
14 16 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (16.49%) REST
15 15 (15.46%) SCCM
15 15 (15.46%) DNS
16 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (14.43%) API Development
16 14 (14.43%) API Testing
17 13 (13.40%) Web Services
17 13 (13.40%) Firewall

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 12 (12.37%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.09%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.03%) nginx
4 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) BASE24
1 1 (1.03%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (1.03%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.28%) Office 365
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.06%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (1.03%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.56%) WAN
2 15 (15.46%) DNS
3 13 (13.40%) Firewall
4 12 (12.37%) DHCP
5 10 (10.31%) LAN
5 10 (10.31%) SAN
6 9 (9.28%) VPN
7 7 (7.22%) Network Security
8 6 (6.19%) BGP
8 6 (6.19%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (6.19%) EIGRP
8 6 (6.19%) Internet
8 6 (6.19%) OSPF
8 6 (6.19%) VSAN
9 5 (5.15%) BIG-IP
9 5 (5.15%) HSRP
9 5 (5.15%) MPLS
9 5 (5.15%) VLAN
10 4 (4.12%) Skype
10 4 (4.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.03%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (18.56%) Selenium
2 11 (11.34%) Cucumber
3 9 (9.28%) Visual Studio
4 8 (8.25%) LoadRunner
5 7 (7.22%) SpecFlow
6 6 (6.19%) Appium
6 6 (6.19%) JIRA
6 6 (6.19%) Rational Performance Tester
6 6 (6.19%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.09%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.06%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.06%) Introscope
8 2 (2.06%) JMeter
8 2 (2.06%) NeoLoad
9 1 (1.03%) Maven
9 1 (1.03%) NUnit
9 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (57.73%) Finance
2 33 (34.02%) Banking
3 19 (19.59%) Financial Institution
4 7 (7.22%) Legal
5 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.09%) International Banking
6 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.06%) Billing
8 1 (1.03%) Back Office
8 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (21.65%) Tester
2 17 (17.53%) Analyst
3 16 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Systems Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) Test Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) Systems Test Analyst
6 10 (10.31%) IT Engineer
6 10 (10.31%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (9.28%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Identity Management Analyst
8 8 (8.25%) Desktop Support
8 8 (8.25%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) Network Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Automation Tester
10 6 (6.19%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Citrix Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
12 3 (3.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.49%) REST
2 13 (13.40%) Web Services
3 12 (12.37%) Middleware
4 11 (11.34%) RESTful
4 11 (11.34%) SOAP
5 6 (6.19%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.06%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.06%) HTML
7 1 (1.03%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (38.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.12%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (4.12%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.09%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.09%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.09%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.06%) Derivative
5 2 (2.06%) iPhone
5 2 (2.06%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.03%) CMDB
6 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.05%) Windows
2 11 (11.34%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) Windows 7
2 11 (11.34%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.19%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.09%) CentOS
5 3 (3.09%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.09%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) Android
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.03%) Solaris
7 1 (1.03%) SUSE
7 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) Test Scripting
2 23 (23.71%) Integration Testing
2 23 (23.71%) Validation
3 21 (21.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (20.62%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (14.43%) API Development
6 14 (14.43%) API Testing
7 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.34%) ITIL
8 11 (11.34%) SDLC
8 11 (11.34%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.28%) Change Management
9 9 (9.28%) Functional Testing
9 9 (9.28%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (8.25%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (8.25%) Performance Testing
11 7 (7.22%) Change Control
11 7 (7.22%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.22%) C#
3 6 (6.19%) SQL
4 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.15%) Java
4 5 (5.15%) Perl
5 3 (3.09%) PHP
5 3 (3.09%) Python
5 3 (3.09%) VBA
6 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) CCDP
1 8 (8.25%) CCIE
1 8 (8.25%) CCNP
1 8 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 5 (5.15%) CCDE
4 4 (4.12%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.09%) CCDA
5 3 (3.09%) ISEB
6 2 (2.06%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.06%) CCA
6 2 (2.06%) CCNA
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.06%) MCP
6 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.03%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (25.77%) QA
2 23 (23.71%) SEPA
3 4 (4.12%) PSD2
4 3 (3.09%) SLA
4 3 (3.09%) TARGET2
5 1 (1.03%) Basel III
System Software
1 24 (24.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.25%) XenApp
3 8 (8.25%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.19%) BitLocker
4 6 (6.19%) XenServer
5 3 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.09%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.03%) Firmware
6 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.03%) KVM
6 1 (1.03%) RHEV
6 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (24.74%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (15.46%) SCCM
3 11 (11.34%) Backup Exec
4 6 (6.19%) HP SIM
4 6 (6.19%) Terraform
5 5 (5.15%) HP ALM
6 3 (3.09%) AirWatch
6 3 (3.09%) Puppet
7 2 (2.06%) Ansible
7 2 (2.06%) CA Wily
7 2 (2.06%) Cacti
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (2.06%) Icinga
7 2 (2.06%) Kibana
7 2 (2.06%) logstash
7 2 (2.06%) Nagios
7 2 (2.06%) OpenView
7 2 (2.06%) RANCID
7 2 (2.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) VMware
2 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
3 19 (19.59%) Citrix
4 16 (16.49%) Cisco
4 16 (16.49%) Dell
5 10 (10.31%) Veritas
6 6 (6.19%) F5
6 6 (6.19%) IBM
7 5 (5.15%) ArcSight
8 4 (4.12%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.12%) Adobe
8 4 (4.12%) Ivanti
8 4 (4.12%) Palo Alto
8 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.12%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.12%) Sun
9 3 (3.09%) Bloomberg
9 3 (3.09%) Charles River
9 3 (3.09%) Polycom
9 3 (3.09%) StorageTek