The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 28 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.

HP
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 29 24
Contract jobs citing HP 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon - 3.31% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category - 14.52% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -30.95% +37.70%  

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 Croydon.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 76 62 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 46.63% 22.79% 63.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 62
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £285 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £578 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Croydon

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Croydon

HP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 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 Croydon region with a requirement for HP.

1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 2 (25.00%) iPad
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Guidewire
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Volume Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Retalix
4 1 (12.50%) iPhone
4 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
3 1 (12.50%) Retalix
3 1 (12.50%) Retek
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow