Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 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 of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 118 87
Rank change year-on-year -23 -31 -39
Contract jobs citing HP 76 92 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.49% 1.81% 2.30%
As % of the Vendors category 3.15% 4.11% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 74
East of England median daily rate £363 £352 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% -2.97% +18.85%
10th Percentile £111 £215 £163
90th Percentile £488 £520 £507
England median daily rate £365 £368 £350
% change year-on-year -0.68% +5.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 8
East of England median hourly rate £13.50 £16.81 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.67% +10.20% -33.70%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.20 £12.11
90th Percentile £24.80 £20.75 £19.65
England median hourly rate £15.30 £15.78 £17.30
% change year-on-year -3.01% -8.82% -13.50%

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 2,414 2,239 2,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.32% 44.12% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,403 1,214 1,293
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% +0.70%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £205
90th Percentile £585 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 138 182
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - -19.51%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.47 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £41.95 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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
Hertfordshire -20 32 £200 -48.72% 5
Bedfordshire +7 14 £413 +13.01% 2
Essex -9 14 £450 +5.88%
Cambridgeshire +3 12 £313 +14.68% 5
Norfolk +17 2 £253 -3.53%
Suffolk -13 2 £394 +21.15%
HP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 39 (51.32%) Windows
2 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 24 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (23.68%) VMware
6 15 (19.74%) Dell
6 15 (19.74%) VPN
7 14 (18.42%) DNS
7 14 (18.42%) DHCP
7 14 (18.42%) Citrix
7 14 (18.42%) Office 365
8 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (14.47%) Internet
9 11 (14.47%) SQL
9 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
10 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
10 10 (13.16%) Windows XP
10 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
11 9 (11.84%) Manufacturing
11 9 (11.84%) OVSD
11 9 (11.84%) OpenView
11 9 (11.84%) HP ALM
12 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (10.53%) NHS
12 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
12 8 (10.53%) ITIL
12 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development

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 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.95%) Confluence
6 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.32%) CMS
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.32%) GroupWise
7 1 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.32%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.42%) Office 365
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) VPN
2 14 (18.42%) DHCP
2 14 (18.42%) DNS
3 11 (14.47%) Internet
4 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.58%) Firewall
6 4 (5.26%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.26%) SAN
6 4 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.95%) NAS
7 3 (3.95%) Wireless
8 2 (2.63%) MPLS
8 2 (2.63%) Network Security
8 2 (2.63%) WAN
9 1 (1.32%) ADSL
9 1 (1.32%) FTP
9 1 (1.32%) HTTP
9 1 (1.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.32%) DB2
5 1 (1.32%) MS Access
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) JIRA
1 6 (7.89%) JMeter
2 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.95%) Hudson
3 3 (3.95%) Selenium
3 3 (3.95%) Subversion
4 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.63%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.63%) QF-Test
4 2 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.32%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.32%) Ant
5 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.32%) JUnit
5 1 (1.32%) Maven
5 1 (1.32%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (11.84%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.21%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
4 1 (1.32%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Analyst
2 8 (10.53%) Service Analyst
2 8 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support
4 5 (6.58%) Administrator
4 5 (6.58%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Exchange Migration Specialist
5 4 (5.26%) Exchange Specialist
5 4 (5.26%) Migration Specialist
5 4 (5.26%) Office 365 Specialist
5 4 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (3.95%) IT Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) Web Services
1 4 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (2.63%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) CSS
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
2 2 (2.63%) Java SE
2 2 (2.63%) SOAP
2 2 (2.63%) Spring
2 2 (2.63%) XSD
2 2 (2.63%) XSL
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) NHS
2 7 (9.21%) Driving Licence
3 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Clustering
4 5 (6.58%) Replication
5 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.32%) EPoS
7 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (51.32%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) Windows XP
5 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.89%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.26%) Unix
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.95%) Linux
9 1 (1.32%) AIX
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Solaris
9 1 (1.32%) SUSE
9 1 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.32%) VME
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (10.53%) ITIL
1 8 (10.53%) Migration
2 7 (9.21%) Software Testing
3 5 (6.58%) Business Continuity
3 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (6.58%) Performance Testing
4 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 4 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (3.95%) DevOps
5 3 (3.95%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.95%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (3.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.95%) Test Automation
5 3 (3.95%) Test Strategy
5 3 (3.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.89%) Java
4 5 (6.58%) C
4 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.26%) VB
6 3 (3.95%) VBScript
7 2 (2.63%) C#
7 2 (2.63%) Java 8
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.32%) COBOL
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.95%) MCSA
4 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.63%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.32%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) EMC Certification
6 1 (1.32%) ISEB
6 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.32%) OCP
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) HL7
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.32%) PMO
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.26%) XenApp
5 3 (3.95%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.32%) NFS
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) HP ALM
1 9 (11.84%) OpenView
1 9 (11.84%) OVSD
2 6 (7.89%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (7.89%) SCCM
3 5 (6.58%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (6.58%) SCOM
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.63%) WSUS
6 1 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.68%) VMware
3 15 (19.74%) Dell
4 14 (18.42%) Citrix
5 7 (9.21%) 3PAR
6 6 (7.89%) Cisco
6 6 (7.89%) IBM
6 6 (7.89%) SolarWinds
7 5 (6.58%) Apple
7 5 (6.58%) Aruba
8 4 (5.26%) Veeam
9 3 (3.95%) Acronis
9 3 (3.95%) CommVault
9 3 (3.95%) EqualLogic
9 3 (3.95%) NetApp
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle
9 3 (3.95%) Symantec
9 3 (3.95%) Toshiba
9 3 (3.95%) Veritas
10 2 (2.63%) Splunk