Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 182 145
Rank change year-on-year +8 -37 -40
Contract jobs citing HP 79 68 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.14% 0.99% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 2.58% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 40 87
City of London median daily rate £394 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% -1.16% +2.99%
10th Percentile £123 £256 £313
90th Percentile £538 £562 £621
Central London median daily rate £375 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.40 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.62% +47.59% -28.97%
Central London median hourly rate £17.10 £18.70 £14.50
% change year-on-year -8.56% +28.97% -28.97%

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 2,641 2,639 2,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.13% 38.47% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,966 1,980 2,162
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £228 £275 £275
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 49 41
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +10.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.90 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.35 £17.75
% change year-on-year +2.75% +3.35% +1.43%

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 21 October 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 35 (44.30%) Finance
2 34 (43.04%) Windows
3 25 (31.65%) VMware
4 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
5 21 (26.58%) ITIL
5 21 (26.58%) SCCM
6 20 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (24.05%) Change Management
8 18 (22.78%) Windows 7
8 18 (22.78%) HP ALM
9 17 (21.52%) BitLocker
9 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (20.25%) Citrix
10 16 (20.25%) LAN
10 16 (20.25%) WAN
11 15 (18.99%) Cisco
11 15 (18.99%) Mac OS X
12 14 (17.72%) ITSM
12 14 (17.72%) Adobe
12 14 (17.72%) Dell
12 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
12 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (17.72%) Smartphone
13 11 (13.92%) Banking
13 11 (13.92%) JIRA
13 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
13 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
14 10 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (12.66%) QA
15 9 (11.39%) HP Quality Center

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 4 (5.06%) Confluence
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.06%) Office 365
3 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) LAN
1 16 (20.25%) WAN
2 7 (8.86%) SAN
3 6 (7.59%) Firewall
3 6 (7.59%) VPN
4 5 (6.33%) SMS
5 4 (5.06%) Skype
5 4 (5.06%) VSAN
6 3 (3.80%) DNS
6 3 (3.80%) PuTTY
6 3 (3.80%) VLAN
6 3 (3.80%) VoIP
6 3 (3.80%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.53%) DHCP
7 2 (2.53%) NAS
8 1 (1.27%) IPsec
8 1 (1.27%) PSTN
8 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.53%) QlikView
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.27%) DataStage
3 1 (1.27%) DB2
3 1 (1.27%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) JIRA
2 8 (10.13%) Selenium
3 7 (8.86%) LoadRunner
4 6 (7.59%) JMeter
5 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.06%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (44.30%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Back Office
4 3 (3.80%) Billing
4 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.80%) Front Office
4 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.53%) International Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Support Engineer
2 18 (22.78%) Desktop Support
3 12 (15.19%) Desktop Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Test Leader
7 7 (8.86%) Test Manager
8 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) IT Support
9 5 (6.33%) Performance Test Leader
10 4 (5.06%) Deskside Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Deskside Support
10 4 (5.06%) Deskside Support Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) IT Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Mac Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Gherkin
2 3 (3.80%) HTML
3 2 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.53%) SOAP
3 2 (2.53%) XML
4 1 (1.27%) .NET
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.27%) CSS
4 1 (1.27%) jQuery
4 1 (1.27%) Middleware
4 1 (1.27%) Web Services
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Smartphone
2 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.59%) iPad
3 6 (7.59%) iPhone
4 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.53%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.53%) Derivative
6 2 (2.53%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.27%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.27%) iSeries
7 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.04%) Windows
2 18 (22.78%) Windows 7
3 15 (18.99%) Mac OS X
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.13%) Linux
6 7 (8.86%) Unix
7 5 (6.33%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.27%) HPUX
9 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.27%) Solaris
9 1 (1.27%) SUSE
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) ITIL
2 19 (24.05%) Change Management
3 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.72%) ITSM
3 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
4 10 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (11.39%) Functional Testing
6 8 (10.13%) Migration
6 8 (10.13%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (8.86%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (8.86%) Performance Testing
7 7 (8.86%) SDLC
7 7 (8.86%) Test Strategy
8 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.33%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (6.33%) Defect Management
9 5 (6.33%) Test Management
10 4 (5.06%) Kanban
10 4 (5.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.80%) VBA
4 2 (2.53%) C
4 2 (2.53%) Java
4 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.53%) VBScript
5 1 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) ISEB
1 6 (7.59%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.80%) VCAP
2 3 (3.80%) VCDX
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.27%) CCNA
4 1 (1.27%) CISA
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.27%) CISSP
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Basel III
2 1 (1.27%) GDPR
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
2 20 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (21.52%) BitLocker
4 8 (10.13%) XenDesktop
5 7 (8.86%) vSphere
6 5 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.33%) XenApp
7 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.27%) KVM
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (26.58%) SCCM
2 18 (22.78%) HP ALM
3 9 (11.39%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (8.86%) Netcool
5 4 (5.06%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (5.06%) SCOM
6 3 (3.80%) AirWatch
6 3 (3.80%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.53%) Dollar Universe
7 2 (2.53%) OpenView
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.27%) Perfmon
8 1 (1.27%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.27%) Puppet
8 1 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.27%) SnapMirror
8 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) VMware
2 16 (20.25%) Citrix
3 15 (18.99%) Cisco
4 14 (17.72%) Adobe
4 14 (17.72%) Dell
5 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.86%) Splunk
7 6 (7.59%) Apple
7 6 (7.59%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.06%) 3PAR
8 4 (5.06%) EMC
9 3 (3.80%) Avaya
9 3 (3.80%) Charles River
9 3 (3.80%) iManage
9 3 (3.80%) NetApp
9 3 (3.80%) Polycom
9 3 (3.80%) Remedy
9 3 (3.80%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.53%) Brocade
10 2 (2.53%) MobileIron