Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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 of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 93 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 -25 -16
Contract jobs citing HP 117 108 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.26% 2.23% 3.07%
As % of the Vendors category 5.07% 4.54% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 67 75
East of England median daily rate £341 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £220 £185 £180
90th Percentile £465 £510 £500
England median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 21
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.29% -36.36% +1.15%
10th Percentile £10.66 £12.11 £8.75
90th Percentile £17.82 £19.65 £40.75
England median hourly rate £15.86 £14.85 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.80% -25.75% +14.29%

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 2307 2378 2736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.57% 49.18% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1319 1499
East of England median daily rate £407 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% -6.25% +9.22%
10th Percentile £192 £206 £200
90th Percentile £575 £525 £575
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 185 283
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.42% -19.51% -0.61%
10th Percentile £10.46 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.05 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

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 21 November 2017.

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
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 21 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
Hertfordshire +7 49 £358 -7.74% 4
Cambridgeshire -3 24 £285 -17.39% 2
Essex +4 22 £356 +23.91% 1
Bedfordshire -13 20 £350 -15.15% 1
Norfolk -20 2 £262 -47.12% 2
HP
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 of England region with a requirement for HP.

1 61 (52.14%) Windows
2 43 (36.75%) Microsoft
2 43 (36.75%) VMware
3 42 (35.90%) Active Directory
4 39 (33.33%) Cisco
5 32 (27.35%) SAN
6 31 (26.50%) MS Exchange
6 31 (26.50%) Windows Server
7 27 (23.08%) SQL
8 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
8 25 (21.37%) Firewall
8 25 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (19.66%) LAN
10 22 (18.80%) ITIL
10 22 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Office
12 19 (16.24%) Data Centre
13 18 (15.38%) Software Testing
14 17 (14.53%) Dell
14 17 (14.53%) NetApp
14 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (14.53%) Windows 7
15 16 (13.68%) Waterfall
15 16 (13.68%) SCCM
15 16 (13.68%) WAN
15 16 (13.68%) DHCP
15 16 (13.68%) SharePoint
16 15 (12.82%) DNS
17 14 (11.97%) Citrix
17 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared

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 31 (26.50%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.68%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (10.26%) Skype for Business
5 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 3 (2.56%) IIS
9 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.71%) JBoss
9 2 (1.71%) Mule
9 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) IaaS
1 2 (1.71%) PaaS
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.35%) SAN
2 25 (21.37%) Firewall
3 23 (19.66%) LAN
4 16 (13.68%) DHCP
4 16 (13.68%) WAN
5 15 (12.82%) DNS
6 13 (11.11%) SSL
6 13 (11.11%) Wireless
7 12 (10.26%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (10.26%) iSCSI
8 11 (9.40%) TCP/IP
9 10 (8.55%) HTTP
9 10 (8.55%) IPsec
9 10 (8.55%) SNMP
9 10 (8.55%) VPN
10 9 (7.69%) SMTP
10 9 (7.69%) VoIP
11 7 (5.98%) BGP
11 7 (5.98%) NAS
11 7 (5.98%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.85%) DataStage
6 1 (0.85%) DB2
6 1 (0.85%) Informix
6 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.85%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.85%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) JIRA
2 9 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.13%) Selenium
4 5 (4.27%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.27%) SoapUI
4 5 (4.27%) Zephyr
5 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.56%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.71%) Maven
7 2 (1.71%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.85%) JMeter
8 1 (0.85%) MSTest
8 1 (0.85%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.85%) The Grinder
8 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Legal
3 4 (3.42%) Law
4 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.71%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) German Language
5 1 (0.85%) Local Government
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Analyst
2 17 (14.53%) Support Engineer
3 15 (12.82%) Tester
4 11 (9.40%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (8.55%) Infrastructure Support
5 10 (8.55%) Server Support
6 9 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Software Tester
7 8 (6.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Junior
7 8 (6.84%) Junior Software Tester
7 8 (6.84%) Junior Tester
7 8 (6.84%) Test Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 7 (5.98%) Server Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) SOAP
2 4 (3.42%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.42%) XML
3 3 (2.56%) JSON
4 2 (1.71%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.71%) Java EE
4 2 (1.71%) Java SE
4 2 (1.71%) JSON Schema
4 2 (1.71%) Middleware
4 2 (1.71%) OAuth
4 2 (1.71%) REST
4 2 (1.71%) Spring
4 2 (1.71%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.71%) Web Services
4 2 (1.71%) WSDL
4 2 (1.71%) XSLT
5 1 (0.85%) Core Data
5 1 (0.85%) Flash
5 1 (0.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.98%) Replication
4 6 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.13%) Clustering
4 6 (5.13%) PKI
5 5 (4.27%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.42%) HP Storage
6 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.71%) NHS
9 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (52.14%) Windows
2 31 (26.50%) Windows Server
3 17 (14.53%) Windows 7
3 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.26%) Linux
6 10 (8.55%) Unix
7 9 (7.69%) Solaris
7 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.98%) Windows 10
9 6 (5.13%) HPUX
10 4 (3.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.56%) AIX
11 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.85%) CentOS
13 1 (0.85%) Debian
13 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (18.80%) ITIL
2 18 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 16 (13.68%) Waterfall
4 12 (10.26%) Information Security
5 9 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (7.69%) Workflow
6 8 (6.84%) Migration
6 8 (6.84%) Server Virtualisation
6 8 (6.84%) Test Management
6 8 (6.84%) Test Planning
7 7 (5.98%) Change Control
7 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (5.98%) Kanban
7 7 (5.98%) Problem Management
7 7 (5.98%) Scrum
7 7 (5.98%) TDD
7 7 (5.98%) Test Automation
7 7 (5.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.08%) SQL
2 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.84%) VBScript
4 7 (5.98%) Java
5 5 (4.27%) Perl
6 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.71%) C
7 2 (1.71%) Groovy
7 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.71%) Python
7 2 (1.71%) REXX
7 2 (1.71%) Tcl
7 2 (1.71%) VB
7 2 (1.71%) XPath
8 1 (0.85%) AWK
8 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) R
8 1 (0.85%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.26%) ISEB
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.40%) MCSE
4 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.98%) MCSA
6 7 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (5.13%) CCNA
7 6 (5.13%) Degree
7 6 (5.13%) ISTQB
8 5 (4.27%) CISSP
8 5 (4.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.42%) CCNP
9 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.42%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (2.56%) MCP
11 2 (1.71%) CCA
11 2 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) FIPS 140-2
1 5 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.27%) QA
1 5 (4.27%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 42 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.97%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.69%) vSphere
5 8 (6.84%) Terminal Services
5 8 (6.84%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (6.84%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.27%) DFS Replication
6 5 (4.27%) NFS
7 4 (3.42%) Samba
8 3 (2.56%) XenApp
9 2 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) SCCM
2 10 (8.55%) NetBackup
3 8 (6.84%) SCOM
4 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (5.13%) Backup Exec
5 6 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (5.13%) vCenter Server
6 5 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (4.27%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (4.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.56%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (2.56%) vMotion
8 2 (1.71%) Ansible
8 2 (1.71%) DameWare
8 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.71%) Puppet
9 1 (0.85%) OVSD
9 1 (0.85%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (36.75%) Microsoft
1 43 (36.75%) VMware
2 39 (33.33%) Cisco
3 17 (14.53%) Dell
3 17 (14.53%) NetApp
4 14 (11.97%) Citrix
5 13 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 9 (7.69%) CommVault
7 8 (6.84%) IBM
8 7 (5.98%) Oracle
9 6 (5.13%) Brocade
9 6 (5.13%) CA
9 6 (5.13%) EqualLogic
9 6 (5.13%) Juniper
9 6 (5.13%) McAfee
9 6 (5.13%) Mitel
9 6 (5.13%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.13%) Symantec
9 6 (5.13%) Veeam
9 6 (5.13%) Veritas