Period
to 22 July 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 July 2019 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 of England
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 93 126
Rank change year-on-year -36 +33 -59
Contract jobs citing HP 60 102 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.39% 2.16% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 4.70% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 42
East of England median daily rate £383 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% +7.69% -16.67%
10th Percentile £135 £130 £129
90th Percentile £572 £490 £472
England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 28 13
East of England median hourly rate £13.13 £14.44 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.08% -3.77% -
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.25 £12.60
90th Percentile £30.98 £27.77 £21.00
England median hourly rate £15.80 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.06% +17.24% -27.50%

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 of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,952 2,172 2,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.36% 45.92% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,096 1,246 1,218
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.79% +0.44%
10th Percentile £213 £180 £200
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 186 131
East of England median hourly rate £16.35 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.44 £10.39
90th Percentile £49.13 £39.38 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in the East of England

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in the East of England

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in the East of England

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in the East of England

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in the East of England

HP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 July 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +1 38 £425 +21.43% 14
Cambridgeshire -10 9 £325 +62.50% 4
Essex -12 9 £265 -39.43% 3
Bedfordshire 0 4 £115 -71.25% 1
HP
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for HP.

1 28 (46.67%) Windows
2 24 (40.00%) VMware
3 21 (35.00%) Cisco
4 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
6 16 (26.67%) Linux
7 14 (23.33%) LAN
8 13 (21.67%) Hyper-V
8 13 (21.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 12 (20.00%) WAN
9 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 12 (20.00%) Unix
9 12 (20.00%) SAN
10 11 (18.33%) Solaris
10 11 (18.33%) ITIL
10 11 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
11 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 10 (16.67%) SQL
11 10 (16.67%) VPN
11 10 (16.67%) Dell
12 9 (15.00%) NetApp
12 9 (15.00%) Problem Management
12 9 (15.00%) Network Design
13 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
13 8 (13.33%) Wireless
13 8 (13.33%) SQL Server

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) LAN
2 12 (20.00%) SAN
2 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (20.00%) WAN
3 10 (16.67%) VPN
4 8 (13.33%) Wireless
5 7 (11.67%) Firewall
6 6 (10.00%) DNS
7 5 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (8.33%) Internet
7 5 (8.33%) VLAN
8 4 (6.67%) DHCP
8 4 (6.67%) MPLS
9 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
9 3 (5.00%) NAS
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (3.33%) VoIP
10 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.67%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) AppScan
1 2 (3.33%) Burp Suite
1 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.67%) Hudson
2 1 (1.67%) MSTest
General
1 7 (11.67%) Back Office
1 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Network Specialist
3 6 (10.00%) IP Specialist
3 6 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Network Design Specialist
4 5 (8.33%) Administrator
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Break Fix Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Build Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Tester
7 2 (3.33%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.33%) Ajax
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.33%) HTML
2 2 (3.33%) JSON
2 2 (3.33%) RESTful
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) HP Superdome
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.33%) EMC Centera
4 2 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (3.33%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.33%) EMC VNXe
4 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Exalogic
4 2 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (46.67%) Windows
2 16 (26.67%) Linux
3 12 (20.00%) Unix
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (18.33%) Solaris
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (11.67%) CentOS
5 7 (11.67%) Ubuntu
5 7 (11.67%) Windows XP
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.33%) Windows 2000
8 4 (6.67%) AIX
8 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.00%) HPUX
9 3 (5.00%) VMS
9 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (18.33%) ITIL
3 9 (15.00%) Network Design
3 9 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (11.67%) Break/Fix
4 7 (11.67%) Capacity Management
4 7 (11.67%) Migration
4 7 (11.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (8.33%) Defect Management
6 5 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.33%) Test Management
7 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.67%) Proactive Management
7 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) Perl
3 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.33%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) Korn
4 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.33%) PHP
4 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) CCNA
3 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.67%) CCNP
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.33%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.33%) MCP
6 2 (3.33%) SANS
7 1 (1.67%) CCDP
7 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.67%) MCSA
7 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (21.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.67%) vSphere
5 6 (10.00%) ISA Server
6 5 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (6.67%) SRDF
8 2 (3.33%) NFS
8 2 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.67%) Firmware
9 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (11.67%) vCenter Server
2 6 (10.00%) HP ALM
3 5 (8.33%) OpenView
4 4 (6.67%) SCCM
4 4 (6.67%) SCOM
5 3 (5.00%) WSUS
6 2 (3.33%) EMC TimeFinder
6 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
6 2 (3.33%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (3.33%) NetApp OnCommand
6 2 (3.33%) QRadar
6 2 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.33%) WebInspect
7 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.67%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.67%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) VMware
2 21 (35.00%) Cisco
3 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.67%) Dell
5 9 (15.00%) NetApp
6 7 (11.67%) IBM
6 7 (11.67%) Oracle
6 7 (11.67%) Symantec
7 6 (10.00%) Citrix
8 4 (6.67%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.67%) EMC
8 4 (6.67%) Meraki
8 4 (6.67%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.67%) Veritas
9 3 (5.00%) FireEye
9 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.33%) Acunetix
10 2 (3.33%) CyberArk
10 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.33%) Sun