Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 137 108
Rank change year-on-year -27 -29 0
Contract jobs citing HP 79 106 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.10% 1.59% 2.07%
As % of the Vendors category 2.89% 3.69% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 83 135
City of London median daily rate £419 £435 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.79% +5.45% +3.13%
10th Percentile £253 £313 £254
90th Percentile £555 £605 £545
Central London median daily rate £410 £425 £408
% change year-on-year -3.53% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 11
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.66% - -29.08%
10th Percentile £18.16 £12.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.50 £25.30 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £24.45 £14.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year +68.62% -8.37% -21.19%

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 2737 2869 3824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.27% 43.03% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2057 2145 2863
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £275 £277 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 47 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.19
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £27.81
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.36% +5.43% -2.04%

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 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 2017. 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 - 1 £300 -
HP
Central London

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

1 31 (39.24%) Windows
2 23 (29.11%) Cisco
3 21 (26.58%) Active Directory
3 21 (26.58%) VMware
4 20 (25.32%) Finance
5 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
7 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (18.99%) Test Automation
8 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
8 13 (16.46%) Windows Server
8 13 (16.46%) SAN
9 12 (15.19%) Dell
9 12 (15.19%) Unix
9 12 (15.19%) JIRA
9 12 (15.19%) Data Centre
9 12 (15.19%) DV Cleared
10 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (13.92%) Banking
10 11 (13.92%) Migration
10 11 (13.92%) LoadRunner
11 10 (12.66%) ISEB
11 10 (12.66%) Linux
11 10 (12.66%) SCCM
11 10 (12.66%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (11.39%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (11.39%) Test Strategy
12 9 (11.39%) Functional Testing
12 9 (11.39%) Java
12 9 (11.39%) Oracle

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 5 (6.33%) Confluence
2 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Exstream
2 1 (1.27%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.27%) Eikon
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.27%) G Suite
3 1 (1.27%) GitHub
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) SAN
2 8 (10.13%) DNS
3 7 (8.86%) DHCP
4 6 (7.59%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (7.59%) Firewall
5 5 (6.33%) SMS
6 4 (5.06%) BGP
6 4 (5.06%) EIGRP
6 4 (5.06%) NAS
6 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.06%) WAN
7 3 (3.80%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.80%) Multicast
7 3 (3.80%) OSPF
7 3 (3.80%) VSAN
8 2 (2.53%) HTTP
8 2 (2.53%) Intranet
8 2 (2.53%) MPLS
8 2 (2.53%) SMTP
8 2 (2.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) JIRA
2 11 (13.92%) LoadRunner
3 9 (11.39%) Selenium
4 7 (8.86%) WebDriver
5 6 (7.59%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.33%) Appium
6 5 (6.33%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (3.80%) JMeter
8 2 (2.53%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.27%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.27%) JUnit
9 1 (1.27%) Mocha
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.27%) Subversion
9 1 (1.27%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Legal
3 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Analyst
2 6 (7.59%) Administrator
2 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
3 5 (6.33%) Consultant
3 5 (6.33%) Desktop Support
4 4 (5.06%) Architect
4 4 (5.06%) Automation Analyst
4 4 (5.06%) Network Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Test Leader
4 4 (5.06%) Tester
5 3 (3.80%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Mac Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) PC Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.27%) BAPI
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) HTML5
3 1 (1.27%) Middleware
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.27%) SOAP
3 1 (1.27%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.06%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (5.06%) PDA
5 3 (3.80%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (3.80%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.53%) Clustering
6 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.53%) iPad
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Replication
7 1 (1.27%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.27%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.27%) PKI
7 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.24%) Windows
2 13 (16.46%) Windows Server
3 12 (15.19%) Unix
4 10 (12.66%) Linux
5 8 (10.13%) Windows 10
6 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.59%) Solaris
7 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.33%) Android
8 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.80%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.27%) HPUX
12 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (18.99%) Test Automation
2 11 (13.92%) Migration
3 9 (11.39%) Functional Testing
3 9 (11.39%) Test Strategy
3 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (10.13%) Scrum
4 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
4 8 (10.13%) Validation
5 7 (8.86%) BDD
5 7 (8.86%) ITIL
5 7 (8.86%) Performance Testing
5 7 (8.86%) SDLC
6 6 (7.59%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (7.59%) Software Testing
6 6 (7.59%) TDD
7 5 (6.33%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.33%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.33%) Integration Testing
7 5 (6.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) Java
2 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.86%) SQL
3 4 (5.06%) Python
4 2 (2.53%) Perl
4 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.27%) C#
5 1 (1.27%) Groovy
5 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.27%) Ruby
5 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) DV Cleared
3 10 (12.66%) ISEB
4 8 (10.13%) ISTQB
5 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (5.06%) CCNP
7 2 (2.53%) Degree
7 2 (2.53%) MCSA
7 2 (2.53%) MCSE
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.27%) CCNA
8 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.27%) MCITP
8 1 (1.27%) MCP
8 1 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.27%) RHCE
8 1 (1.27%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) GDPR
2 1 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (26.58%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.39%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.59%) vSphere
6 4 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.06%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.80%) DFS Replication
7 3 (3.80%) NFS
8 2 (2.53%) iptables
8 2 (2.53%) KVM
8 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.53%) Xen
8 2 (2.53%) XenApp
9 1 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (12.66%) SCCM
2 7 (8.86%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.33%) vCenter Server
3 5 (6.33%) vRealize
4 4 (5.06%) SCOM
4 4 (5.06%) vMotion
5 3 (3.80%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.80%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.53%) Ansible
6 2 (2.53%) Netcool
6 2 (2.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.53%) Puppet
6 2 (2.53%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.53%) WSUS
6 2 (2.53%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.27%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.27%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.27%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Cisco
2 21 (26.58%) VMware
3 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
4 12 (15.19%) Dell
5 9 (11.39%) Citrix
5 9 (11.39%) EMC
5 9 (11.39%) Oracle
6 8 (10.13%) 3PAR
7 6 (7.59%) IBM
8 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.06%) Brocade
9 4 (5.06%) Symantec
10 3 (3.80%) Hitachi
10 3 (3.80%) Juniper
10 3 (3.80%) Veeam
10 3 (3.80%) Veritas
11 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.53%) F5
11 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.53%) Tufin