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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
London / City of London
Rank 109 89 100
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11  
Contract jobs citing HP 44 74 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.47% 2.25% 1.99%
As % of the Vendors category 3.70% 5.58% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 80
Median daily rate £327 £445 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.62% +1.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £336 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £579 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.94% +16.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -30.95% +40.00%  

HP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1188 1326 2137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.67% 40.33% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 1001 1548
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 45
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.55% -7.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £10.80 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.66 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing HP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in the City of London

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 37 (40.66%) Windows
2 34 (37.36%) VMware
3 26 (28.57%) Finance
4 25 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (25.27%) Windows Server
6 20 (21.98%) Linux
7 18 (19.78%) ITIL
8 17 (18.68%) SAN
8 17 (18.68%) SQL
8 17 (18.68%) Active Directory
9 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
9 15 (16.48%) Cisco
9 15 (16.48%) Unix
10 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 13 (14.29%) 3PAR
11 12 (13.19%) Data Centre
11 12 (13.19%) Firewall
12 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
12 11 (12.09%) JIRA
12 11 (12.09%) Dell
12 11 (12.09%) DNS
12 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V
13 10 (10.99%) High Availability
13 10 (10.99%) IBM
13 10 (10.99%) MS Office
13 10 (10.99%) Clustering
13 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (9.89%) Change Management
15 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
15 8 (8.79%) NetBackup

HP
Top Related 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 7 (7.69%) IIS
2 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.20%) Apache
3 2 (2.20%) Confluence
3 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.10%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) MS Office
2 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Exstream
2 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) IaaS
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.20%) Office 365
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) SAN
2 12 (13.19%) Firewall
3 11 (12.09%) DNS
4 6 (6.59%) DHCP
4 6 (6.59%) FTP
4 6 (6.59%) NAS
4 6 (6.59%) SSL
5 4 (4.40%) Internet
5 4 (4.40%) IPsec
6 3 (3.30%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.30%) LAN
6 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.30%) VLAN
6 3 (3.30%) VPN
6 3 (3.30%) WAN
6 3 (3.30%) Wireless
7 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.20%) LDAP
7 2 (2.20%) SMTP
8 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.49%) MySQL
3 4 (4.40%) Big Data
4 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) DataStage
5 1 (1.10%) Ingres
5 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Power BI
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) JIRA
2 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.40%) HP UFT
4 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.30%) Selenium
4 3 (3.30%) Subversion
5 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.20%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.10%) JMeter
6 1 (1.10%) JUnit
6 1 (1.10%) NUnit
6 1 (1.10%) Sahi
6 1 (1.10%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.10%) Toad
6 1 (1.10%) WATIR
6 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.10%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Legal
4 4 (4.40%) Law
5 3 (3.30%) Front Office
5 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Marketing
6 2 (2.20%) Electronics
6 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) Back Office
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
7 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (19.78%) Analyst
2 12 (13.19%) Hardware Engineer
2 12 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (8.79%) HP Printer Engineer
3 8 (8.79%) Printer Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Administrator
5 6 (6.59%) Field Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Field Service Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.59%) Storage Specialist
6 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (5.49%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) Gherkin
1 3 (3.30%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.20%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) HTML
2 2 (2.20%) HTML5
2 2 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.20%) SOAP
3 1 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.10%) JSP
3 1 (1.10%) Middleware
3 1 (1.10%) Web Services
3 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.99%) Clustering
3 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.40%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.40%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (4.40%) Replication
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) Fintech
4 3 (3.30%) HP Storage
4 3 (3.30%) NHS
5 2 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.20%) iPad
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (2.20%) STB
5 2 (2.20%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.10%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.10%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.66%) Windows
2 23 (25.27%) Windows Server
3 20 (21.98%) Linux
4 15 (16.48%) Unix
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.30%) AIX
8 3 (3.30%) Solaris
9 2 (2.20%) SUSE
9 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) ITIL
2 10 (10.99%) High Availability
2 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (9.89%) Change Management
4 7 (7.69%) DevOps
4 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.69%) Migration
4 7 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 6 (6.59%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.59%) Project Management
5 6 (6.59%) Test Automation
6 5 (5.49%) Business Analysis
6 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.49%) Logistics
6 5 (5.49%) Pay per click
6 5 (5.49%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.49%) Time Management
6 5 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.40%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) SQL
2 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.59%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.30%) Perl
5 2 (2.20%) C
5 2 (2.20%) Java
5 2 (2.20%) Python
5 2 (2.20%) R
5 2 (2.20%) VBScript
6 1 (1.10%) C#
6 1 (1.10%) C++
6 1 (1.10%) COBOL
6 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.10%) PHP
6 1 (1.10%) Ruby
6 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) MCSE
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.10%) CCA
3 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) SLA
3 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (18.68%) Active Directory
3 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.40%) XenApp
4 4 (4.40%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.30%) BitLocker
5 3 (3.30%) DFS Replication
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (3.30%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.30%) vSphere
6 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.20%) XenServer
7 1 (1.10%) Firmware
7 1 (1.10%) GPFS
7 1 (1.10%) NFS
7 1 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) NetBackup
2 7 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (7.69%) Puppet
3 4 (4.40%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (4.40%) Nagios
3 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.30%) Ansible
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.30%) SCCM
5 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.20%) Control-M
5 2 (2.20%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.20%) OpenView
5 2 (2.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.10%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 34 (37.36%) VMware
2 15 (16.48%) Cisco
2 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 11 (12.09%) Dell
5 10 (10.99%) IBM
6 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.69%) Bloomberg
7 7 (7.69%) Brocade
7 7 (7.69%) Citrix
7 7 (7.69%) EMC
7 7 (7.69%) Oracle
7 7 (7.69%) Reuters
7 7 (7.69%) SAP
8 6 (6.59%) CommVault
9 5 (5.49%) NetApp
9 5 (5.49%) Veritas
10 4 (4.40%) Symantec
10 4 (4.40%) Veeam
11 3 (3.30%) Hortonworks