Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 95 55
Rank change year-on-year +1 -40 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 50 54 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.69% 1.72% 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 3.80% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 64
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% - +0.72%
10th Percentile £123 £111 £107
90th Percentile £414 £459 £464
England median daily rate £350 £356 £375
% change year-on-year -1.69% -5.07% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £26.25 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.09% -4.44% +80.00%
10th Percentile £16.18 £13.55 £18.38
90th Percentile £30.00 £32.05 £27.63
England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +3.45% -32.71% +23.85%

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 1,298 1,421 1,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.88% 45.28% 42.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 875 713
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £217 £219 £225
90th Percentile £538 £565 £505
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 89 106
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.41% -13.94%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.88 £40.50 £38.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.75
% change year-on-year +0.72% -2.09% +7.55%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 +7 22 £363 -6.45% 4
Derbyshire +3 13 £280 -31.54% 4
Lincolnshire +5 7 £260 - 2
Northamptonshire +6 4 £328 -22.94% 2
Leicestershire -11 4 £140 -41.67% 3
HP
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 30 (60.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
3 17 (34.00%) Unix
3 17 (34.00%) Linux
3 17 (34.00%) Cisco
4 16 (32.00%) SAN
5 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
7 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
8 10 (20.00%) NAS
8 10 (20.00%) vSphere
8 10 (20.00%) 3PAR
8 10 (20.00%) VMware
8 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 9 (18.00%) Firewall
9 9 (18.00%) EMC
9 9 (18.00%) Oracle
9 9 (18.00%) HP Storage
10 8 (16.00%) Replication
10 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
10 8 (16.00%) Finance
10 8 (16.00%) EMC VNX
10 8 (16.00%) EMC VMAX
10 8 (16.00%) EMC VPLEX
10 8 (16.00%) Server Virtualisation
11 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
12 6 (12.00%) JBoss

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 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) JBoss
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.00%) Apache
4 4 (8.00%) iPlanet
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.00%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.00%) Maximo
2 1 (2.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) BrowserStack
2 1 (2.00%) G Suite
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) SAN
2 10 (20.00%) NAS
3 9 (18.00%) Firewall
4 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.00%) WAN
5 4 (8.00%) LAN
6 3 (6.00%) DNS
6 3 (6.00%) VPN
6 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.00%) Converged Networks
7 2 (4.00%) DHCP
7 2 (4.00%) Internet
7 2 (4.00%) Network Security
7 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (4.00%) VoIP
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.00%) FCoE
8 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.00%) Skype
8 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Tester
4 4 (8.00%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.00%) Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Designer
5 3 (6.00%) EMC Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Solaris Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.00%) Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) J2EE
2 3 (6.00%) LDAP
3 2 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (18.00%) HP Storage
3 8 (16.00%) EMC VMAX
3 8 (16.00%) EMC VNX
3 8 (16.00%) Replication
4 4 (8.00%) Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.00%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (4.00%) PMI
5 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 17 (34.00%) Unix
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.00%) AIX
4 6 (12.00%) HPUX
4 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.00%) Solaris
6 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.00%) SUSE
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.00%) Android
8 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (8.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (8.00%) High Availability
2 4 (8.00%) ITIL
2 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (8.00%) Project Management
3 3 (6.00%) Migration
3 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.00%) Test Management
4 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (4.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (4.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.00%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.00%) VB
2 2 (4.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.00%) ABAP
3 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) C-shell
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) Korn
3 1 (2.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.00%) CCNA
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.00%) MCSE
5 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) PMO
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
2 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (20.00%) vSphere
4 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.00%) KVM
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.00%) Samba
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) EMC VPLEX
2 5 (10.00%) SCCM
3 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.00%) OpenView
4 2 (4.00%) SCOM
4 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Cisco
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 10 (20.00%) VMware
4 9 (18.00%) EMC
4 9 (18.00%) Oracle
5 5 (10.00%) Citrix
5 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.00%) Dell
6 4 (8.00%) F5
6 4 (8.00%) Sun
7 3 (6.00%) IBM
8 2 (4.00%) Borland
8 2 (4.00%) Cognos
8 2 (4.00%) Lotus
8 2 (4.00%) Opsware
8 2 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (4.00%) PlateSpin
8 2 (4.00%) Splunk
8 2 (4.00%) Veritas