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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 68 46
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22  
Contract jobs citing HP 45 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.93% 1.75% 3.13%
As % of the Vendors category 6.52% 4.51% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 33
Median daily rate £410 £344 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.27% -11.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £149 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £535 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.75% +54.28%  

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 East Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 690 599 663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 44.95% 38.85% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 613 699
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £588 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 42 51
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -28.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.76 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £17.18 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +3 13 £250 - 2
Nottinghamshire 0 13 £481 +96.72% 4
Northamptonshire +2 7 £525 +50.00% 1
Derbyshire -8 7 £125 -74.48%
HP
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 41 (55.41%) Windows
2 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
3 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
4 21 (28.38%) Dell
4 21 (28.38%) Windows Server
5 20 (27.03%) TCP/IP
5 20 (27.03%) Oracle
5 20 (27.03%) VBScript
5 20 (27.03%) PowerShell
6 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (24.32%) DNS
6 18 (24.32%) Wireless
7 17 (22.97%) DHCP
8 16 (21.62%) LAN
8 16 (21.62%) SCCM
9 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
10 14 (18.92%) ITIL
10 14 (18.92%) IIS
10 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (17.57%) Finance
12 12 (16.22%) EPoS
12 12 (16.22%) Citrix
12 12 (16.22%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (14.86%) Non-Functional Testing
14 10 (13.51%) Functional Testing
14 10 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
14 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
14 10 (13.51%) VMware

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 14 (18.92%) IIS
2 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (9.46%) IBM Notes
4 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.70%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.70%) WinCC
6 1 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.70%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.05%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) TCP/IP
2 18 (24.32%) DNS
2 18 (24.32%) Wireless
3 17 (22.97%) DHCP
4 16 (21.62%) LAN
5 12 (16.22%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (12.16%) Firewall
7 8 (10.81%) VPN
8 6 (8.11%) SAN
9 5 (6.76%) WAN
10 4 (5.41%) BGP
10 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (5.41%) ICMP
11 2 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.70%) Internet
11 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.70%) VoIP
12 1 (1.35%) Broadband
12 1 (1.35%) MPLS
12 1 (1.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.11%) Retail
4 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Electronics
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Local Government
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Analyst
2 12 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) EPoS Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Test Manager
5 7 (9.46%) Technical Leader
6 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco Network Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Data Centre Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Systems Support Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) Middleware
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) EPoS
2 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.41%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (55.41%) Windows
2 21 (28.38%) Windows Server
3 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.81%) Windows 10
4 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
5 7 (9.46%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.76%) Unix
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.41%) Linux
8 3 (4.05%) AIX
8 3 (4.05%) Solaris
9 2 (2.70%) HPUX
10 1 (1.35%) CentOS
10 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) ITIL
2 11 (14.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (13.51%) Functional Testing
4 8 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.46%) Migration
5 7 (9.46%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.76%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.76%) ITSM
6 5 (6.76%) Service Management
7 4 (5.41%) Change Management
7 4 (5.41%) Information Assurance
7 4 (5.41%) Network Design
7 4 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.41%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.41%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) PowerShell
1 20 (27.03%) VBScript
2 7 (9.46%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) C
3 2 (2.70%) Tcl
4 1 (1.35%) ABAP
4 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) Degree
5 4 (5.41%) CCNP
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) ISEB
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.35%) MCITP
6 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.81%) XenDesktop
4 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.05%) Firmware
5 3 (4.05%) ISA Server
5 3 (4.05%) NFS
5 3 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.70%) vSphere
7 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) SCCM
2 10 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (6.76%) OVSD
4 3 (4.05%) SCOM
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Nagios
6 1 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.38%) Dell
3 20 (27.03%) Oracle
4 12 (16.22%) Citrix
5 10 (13.51%) VMware
6 9 (12.16%) Cisco
7 7 (9.46%) Lotus
8 5 (6.76%) Palo Alto
9 4 (5.41%) SAP
9 4 (5.41%) Sun
10 3 (4.05%) Huawei
10 3 (4.05%) IBM
10 3 (4.05%) Remedy
11 2 (2.70%) EqualLogic
11 2 (2.70%) Meraki
11 2 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (2.70%) Siemens
11 2 (2.70%) Sophos
11 2 (2.70%) Veeam
12 1 (1.35%) StorageTek
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