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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 51 57
Rank change year-on-year -35 +6  
Contract jobs citing HP 37 75 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.74% 3.03% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 3.83% 6.41% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 48 29
Median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +39.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.55 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -30.95% +37.70%  

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 of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 965 1170 1342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.45% 47.29% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 655 734
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 92 120
Median hourly rate £17.77 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.80 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing HP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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
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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 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
Cambridgeshire +10 15 £133 -14.51% 1
Hertfordshire -14 10 £325 -18.75% 6
Essex -23 4 £400 +14.28% 1
Suffolk +1 3 £400 +14.28%
Bedfordshire 0 3 £388 +29.16%
Norfolk -3 2 £135 -58.46% 1
HP
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 30 (36.14%) Windows
2 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
3 25 (30.12%) Active Directory
4 21 (25.30%) VMware
5 16 (19.28%) Cisco
5 16 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (18.07%) Dell
7 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
8 13 (15.66%) Data Centre
9 12 (14.46%) IBM
9 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (14.46%) Finance
10 11 (13.25%) Firewall
10 11 (13.25%) ITIL
10 11 (13.25%) Linux
11 9 (10.84%) SCCM
11 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (10.84%) SAN
11 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (10.84%) DNS
11 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
11 9 (10.84%) vSphere
11 9 (10.84%) Functional Testing
12 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
12 8 (9.64%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
12 8 (9.64%) SQL
12 8 (9.64%) Oracle
12 8 (9.64%) EMC

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 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.82%) IIS
4 3 (3.61%) Apache
4 3 (3.61%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (3.61%) JBoss
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.20%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.20%) G Suite
3 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.20%) IaaS
3 1 (1.20%) PaaS
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) Firewall
2 9 (10.84%) DNS
2 9 (10.84%) SAN
3 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.43%) LAN
4 7 (8.43%) WAN
5 6 (7.23%) DHCP
6 5 (6.02%) NetScaler
6 5 (6.02%) Wireless
7 4 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (4.82%) WLAN
8 3 (3.61%) FTP
8 3 (3.61%) HTTP
8 3 (3.61%) Internet
8 3 (3.61%) LDAP
8 3 (3.61%) SMTP
8 3 (3.61%) SSL
9 2 (2.41%) BGP
9 2 (2.41%) MPLS
9 2 (2.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.20%) DataStage
5 1 (1.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.41%) MSI
3 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.20%) JIRA
4 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.20%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.20%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Field Engineer
2 19 (22.89%) Field Service Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Analyst
3 10 (12.05%) Break Fix Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Field Hardware Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Hardware Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Printer Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Tester
5 7 (8.43%) HP Printer Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) .NET
2 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.61%) J2EE
3 3 (3.61%) Middleware
4 2 (2.41%) JSON
4 2 (2.41%) REST
4 2 (2.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.41%) XML
5 1 (1.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.43%) EMC VNX
3 3 (3.61%) EPoS
3 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.41%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.20%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.20%) PKI
5 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.14%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (13.25%) Linux
4 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.43%) Unix
7 4 (4.82%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.61%) AIX
8 3 (3.61%) HPUX
8 3 (3.61%) Solaris
8 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.25%) ITIL
2 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.84%) Functional Testing
3 8 (9.64%) Migration
4 7 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (8.43%) High Availability
5 6 (7.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.82%) Test Automation
7 4 (4.82%) Test Planning
7 4 (4.82%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.82%) Test Strategy
8 3 (3.61%) Agile Testing
8 3 (3.61%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (3.61%) Defect Management
8 3 (3.61%) Software Architecture
8 3 (3.61%) Time Management
8 3 (3.61%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) SQL
2 7 (8.43%) Java
3 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.41%) C#
5 2 (2.41%) C++
5 2 (2.41%) Python
6 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.20%) REXX
6 1 (1.20%) Tcl
6 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.20%) VB
6 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) MCSE
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) CCNP
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.61%) Degree
3 3 (3.61%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.61%) MCSA
3 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.41%) CCNA
4 2 (2.41%) ISEB
4 2 (2.41%) MCITP
4 2 (2.41%) MCP
5 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.20%) CCIE
5 1 (1.20%) HP APS
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.20%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (1.20%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 25 (30.12%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.84%) vSphere
4 5 (6.02%) XenApp
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.41%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.41%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.20%) Firmware
7 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) SCCM
2 8 (9.64%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.61%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.41%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.41%) OpenView
4 2 (2.41%) Simpana
4 2 (2.41%) WSUS
5 1 (1.20%) Aspera SmartTrack
5 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.20%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.20%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.20%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.20%) WMI
5 1 (1.20%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.30%) VMware
3 16 (19.28%) Cisco
4 15 (18.07%) Dell
5 12 (14.46%) IBM
6 8 (9.64%) Citrix
6 8 (9.64%) EMC
6 8 (9.64%) Oracle
7 4 (4.82%) CommVault
7 4 (4.82%) NetApp
8 3 (3.61%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.61%) Intel
8 3 (3.61%) Samsung
9 2 (2.41%) BMC
9 2 (2.41%) F5
9 2 (2.41%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.41%) Juniper
9 2 (2.41%) Lotus
9 2 (2.41%) Toshiba