Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 185 177
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8 -73
Contract jobs citing HP 45 77 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 1.09% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 2.89% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 65 44
City of London median daily rate £431 £401 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.62% -4.87% -5.39%
10th Percentile £208 £123 £168
90th Percentile £538 £535 £571
Central London median daily rate £419 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +4.69% -3.03% -7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
City of London median hourly rate - £33.50 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +126.35% -22.11%
Central London median hourly rate - £24.50 £14.80
% change year-on-year - +65.54% -22.11%

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 2,518 2,668 2,586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.72% 37.88% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,912 1,965 1,882
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £265
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 74 43
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.24% -10.53%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.31 £12.51
90th Percentile £55.50 £25.50 £33.79
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.21% +13.24% -5.42%

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 17 August 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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) VMware
3 16 (35.56%) Finance
3 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
4 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
6 13 (28.89%) SAN
7 12 (26.67%) DNS
8 10 (22.22%) WAN
8 10 (22.22%) Banking
8 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 9 (20.00%) Cisco
10 8 (17.78%) Citrix
10 8 (17.78%) Dell
10 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (17.78%) Firewall
10 8 (17.78%) Project Management
10 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
10 8 (17.78%) 3PAR
10 8 (17.78%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (17.78%) Office 365
11 7 (15.56%) Windows 10
11 7 (15.56%) SCCM
11 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
11 7 (15.56%) NAS
11 7 (15.56%) ITIL
11 7 (15.56%) DHCP
11 7 (15.56%) Linux
12 6 (13.33%) Bloomberg

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 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Office 365
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) GitHub
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) SAN
2 12 (26.67%) DNS
3 10 (22.22%) WAN
4 8 (17.78%) Firewall
5 7 (15.56%) DHCP
5 7 (15.56%) NAS
6 6 (13.33%) Skype
7 4 (8.89%) BGP
7 4 (8.89%) LAN
7 4 (8.89%) VoIP
7 4 (8.89%) VPN
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (6.67%) EIGRP
8 3 (6.67%) OSPF
8 3 (6.67%) VLAN
8 3 (6.67%) Wireless
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (4.44%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) DB2
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) Appium
3 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.44%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.22%) TestRail
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.44%) Law
5 2 (4.44%) Publishing
6 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Tester
3 5 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.89%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Server Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) HP Storage Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) SAN Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) RESTful
2 3 (6.67%) Middleware
2 3 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) Swagger
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) Django
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Replication
3 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.44%) Blog
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.22%) FMCG
5 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Licensing
5 1 (2.22%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.22%) Tandem
5 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Windows 10
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.67%) Mac OS
6 3 (6.67%) Solaris
7 2 (4.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.22%) CentOS
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.22%) SUSE
8 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (17.78%) Project Management
2 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.11%) Data Management
4 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging
6 3 (6.67%) BDD
6 3 (6.67%) Decision-Making
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Open Source
6 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery Management
6 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Python
2 4 (8.89%) Perl
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) CCDP
1 5 (11.11%) CCIE
1 5 (11.11%) CCNP
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.89%) CCDA
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) CCSA
3 2 (4.44%) CCSP
3 2 (4.44%) CCVP
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) CCDE
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SEPA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.78%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (11.11%) vSphere
6 4 (8.89%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (8.89%) XenApp
6 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (4.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (2.22%) Docker
8 1 (2.22%) Firmware
8 1 (2.22%) KVM
8 1 (2.22%) NFS
8 1 (2.22%) RHEV
8 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (11.11%) Puppet
3 4 (8.89%) Nagios
3 4 (8.89%) vCenter Server
4 3 (6.67%) Ansible
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (4.44%) Cacti
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (4.44%) Icinga
5 2 (4.44%) Kibana
5 2 (4.44%) logstash
5 2 (4.44%) OpenView
5 2 (4.44%) RANCID
5 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.22%) Netcool
6 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) VMware
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco
4 8 (17.78%) 3PAR
4 8 (17.78%) Citrix
4 8 (17.78%) Dell
5 6 (13.33%) Bloomberg
6 5 (11.11%) EMC
6 5 (11.11%) NetApp
7 4 (8.89%) IBM
7 4 (8.89%) Oracle
8 3 (6.67%) Brocade
8 3 (6.67%) F5
8 3 (6.67%) Fidessa
8 3 (6.67%) Ivanti
8 3 (6.67%) Lotus
8 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.67%) Reuters
8 3 (6.67%) SevOne
8 3 (6.67%) Symantec