Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 18 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 111 56
Rank change year-on-year +29 -55 -6
Contract jobs citing HP 68 44 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.14% 1.33% 3.26%
As % of the Vendors category 4.91% 2.92% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 67
East Midlands median daily rate £324 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £168 £103 £163
90th Percentile £444 £461 £472
England median daily rate £360 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £26.25 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.26% -34.29% +37.69%
10th Percentile £16.18 £11.25 £14.95
90th Percentile £30.00 £11.75 £38.50
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.73% -25.00% +11.89%

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 East Midlands.

All Vendors
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1384 1508 1342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.62% 45.60% 41.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 917 726
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £220 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £565 £525
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 78 111
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.77 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.75 £42.73 £28.00
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for HP in the East Midlands

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in the East Midlands

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in the East Midlands

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in the East Midlands

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in the East Midlands

HP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Nottinghamshire +14 21 £375 +7.14% 1
Derbyshire -9 18 £315 -12.98% 2
Northamptonshire +13 12 £400 +3.23% 1
Leicestershire +4 10 £253 +37.98% 1
Lincolnshire +2 6 £260 - 1
HP
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for HP.

1 43 (63.24%) Windows
2 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 24 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 23 (33.82%) Cisco
3 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
4 20 (29.41%) VMware
5 18 (26.47%) Firewall
6 17 (25.00%) SCCM
6 17 (25.00%) Unix
6 17 (25.00%) SAN
7 15 (22.06%) Linux
7 15 (22.06%) Oracle
7 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
8 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
8 14 (20.59%) LAN
9 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
9 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
10 12 (17.65%) Finance
11 11 (16.18%) ITIL
11 11 (16.18%) WAN
11 11 (16.18%) MS Exchange
12 10 (14.71%) SQL
12 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (13.24%) NAS
13 9 (13.24%) AIX
13 9 (13.24%) DNS
13 9 (13.24%) Dell
13 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
13 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 11 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.29%) JBoss
4 6 (8.82%) Apache
5 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.35%) IIS
5 5 (7.35%) iPlanet
5 5 (7.35%) MQSeries
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.88%) OpenStack
7 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.41%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.94%) WinCC
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.94%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.47%) Maximo
3 1 (1.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) G Suite
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.47%) Firewall
2 17 (25.00%) SAN
3 14 (20.59%) LAN
4 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
5 11 (16.18%) WAN
6 9 (13.24%) DNS
6 9 (13.24%) NAS
7 7 (10.29%) DHCP
8 6 (8.82%) Wireless
9 4 (5.88%) LDAP
9 4 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (4.41%) Unified Communications
10 3 (4.41%) VoIP
10 3 (4.41%) VPN
10 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.94%) Converged Networks
11 2 (2.94%) Internet
11 2 (2.94%) Network Security
11 2 (2.94%) Skype
12 1 (1.47%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.94%) DB2
5 2 (2.94%) MySQL
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Publishing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (10.29%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (8.82%) Analyst
3 5 (7.35%) Architect
3 5 (7.35%) Consultant
3 5 (7.35%) Network Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (5.88%) Administrator
4 4 (5.88%) Developer
4 4 (5.88%) EPoS Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Designer
5 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Solaris Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Technical Leader
5 3 (4.41%) Tester
6 2 (2.94%) EMC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) J2EE
2 4 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.29%) HP Storage
3 6 (8.82%) Clustering
4 5 (7.35%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (7.35%) EMC VNX
4 5 (7.35%) Replication
5 4 (5.88%) EPoS
6 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.94%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (2.94%) PMI
7 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.47%) NHS
8 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (63.24%) Windows
2 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
3 17 (25.00%) Unix
4 15 (22.06%) Linux
5 9 (13.24%) AIX
5 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.76%) Solaris
7 7 (10.29%) HPUX
8 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.88%) SUSE
9 4 (5.88%) Windows 10
9 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) ITIL
2 7 (10.29%) Defect Management
3 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.35%) Change Management
3 5 (7.35%) High Availability
3 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.35%) Project Management
3 5 (7.35%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (5.88%) Information Security
4 4 (5.88%) Information Security Management
4 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (5.88%) Manual Testing
4 4 (5.88%) Migration
4 4 (5.88%) Security Management
4 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.88%) Supplier Management
5 3 (4.41%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (4.41%) Process Improvement
5 3 (4.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.82%) VBScript
3 2 (2.94%) C
3 2 (2.94%) Tcl
4 1 (1.47%) ABAP
4 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.47%) C-shell
4 1 (1.47%) Korn
4 1 (1.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.88%) MCSE
4 4 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.94%) CCNA
6 2 (2.94%) ISEB
6 2 (2.94%) MCITP
6 2 (2.94%) MCSA
7 1 (1.47%) CCNP
7 1 (1.47%) Degree
7 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) PMO
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
1 24 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.29%) vSphere
4 3 (4.41%) KVM
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.47%) Samba
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (25.00%) SCCM
2 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (10.29%) SCOM
4 5 (7.35%) EMC VPLEX
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (4.41%) OpenView
7 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.47%) OVSD
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (33.82%) Cisco
3 20 (29.41%) VMware
4 15 (22.06%) Oracle
5 9 (13.24%) Dell
6 8 (11.76%) 3PAR
7 7 (10.29%) EMC
8 6 (8.82%) Citrix
8 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
8 6 (8.82%) Sun
9 5 (7.35%) F5
10 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.41%) AppSense
11 3 (4.41%) Borland
11 3 (4.41%) Cognos
11 3 (4.41%) IBM
11 3 (4.41%) Opsware
11 3 (4.41%) PlateSpin
11 3 (4.41%) SAP
11 3 (4.41%) Veritas