Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 117 71
Rank change year-on-year +19 -46 -31
Contract jobs citing HP 100 75 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.25% 1.73% 2.63%
As % of the Vendors category 4.88% 3.82% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 77
East of England median daily rate £350 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -17.86% +8.00%
10th Percentile £225 £128 £190
90th Percentile £550 £463 £485
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 10
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +28.21% +31.31%
10th Percentile £10.16 £12.70 £14.80
90th Percentile £20.50 £40.00 £23.00
England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year +1.69% -29.76% +25.60%

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 2,048 1,961 2,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.14% 45.13% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,172 1,170 1,251
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.12%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £563 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 115 197
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +6.06% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.73 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +4 33 £450 +38.46% 3
Bedfordshire +18 24 £315 -10.00% 6
Essex +24 21 £393 -1.88% 5
Cambridgeshire -9 16 £281 +112.26% 8
Norfolk +2 3 - - 1
Suffolk -10 3 £425 +38.78%
HP
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 51 (51.00%) Windows
2 39 (39.00%) Microsoft
3 37 (37.00%) ITIL
4 36 (36.00%) VMware
5 34 (34.00%) Active Directory
6 33 (33.00%) SQL
7 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (23.00%) Microsoft Office
9 22 (22.00%) Citrix
10 21 (21.00%) IBM
10 21 (21.00%) Dell
10 21 (21.00%) DNS
10 21 (21.00%) HP ALM
11 19 (19.00%) PowerShell
11 19 (19.00%) Cisco
12 18 (18.00%) VPN
12 18 (18.00%) DHCP
12 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
13 17 (17.00%) MS Exchange
13 17 (17.00%) Firewall
14 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (16.00%) Hyper-V
14 16 (16.00%) Windows Server
15 15 (15.00%) Internet
15 15 (15.00%) XML
16 14 (14.00%) SAN
16 14 (14.00%) Service Management
16 14 (14.00%) Security Cleared
16 14 (14.00%) Waterfall

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 17 (17.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.00%) Confluence
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (23.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
3 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.00%) DNS
2 18 (18.00%) DHCP
2 18 (18.00%) VPN
3 17 (17.00%) Firewall
4 15 (15.00%) Internet
5 14 (14.00%) SAN
6 12 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (11.00%) iSCSI
8 10 (10.00%) HTTP
8 10 (10.00%) SMTP
8 10 (10.00%) VoIP
9 9 (9.00%) FTP
9 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (8.00%) NAS
11 7 (7.00%) LAN
12 5 (5.00%) Skype
12 5 (5.00%) WAN
12 5 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (5.00%) Wireless
13 4 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.00%) DB2
3 9 (9.00%) DataStage
3 9 (9.00%) Informix
3 9 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.00%) QualityStage
4 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.00%) Power BI
7 1 (1.00%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) JIRA
2 8 (8.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.00%) Selenium
3 7 (7.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.00%) Zephyr
5 5 (5.00%) JMeter
6 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.00%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.00%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.00%) MSTest
8 1 (1.00%) Gradle
8 1 (1.00%) JUnit
8 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.00%) MSI
8 1 (1.00%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.00%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.00%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (9.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Local Government
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) German Language
5 1 (1.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (37.00%) Analyst
2 14 (14.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Service Analyst
3 11 (11.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (10.00%) Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) Desktop Support
5 9 (9.00%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) ETL Developer
6 8 (8.00%) Storage Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) DataStage Developer
7 7 (7.00%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) DataStage ETL Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Technical Support
8 6 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.00%) XML
2 9 (9.00%) XML Schema
3 7 (7.00%) Web Services
4 5 (5.00%) SOAP
5 4 (4.00%) Middleware
6 3 (3.00%) 802.1X
7 2 (2.00%) HTML
8 1 (1.00%) .NET
8 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.00%) CSS
8 1 (1.00%) J2EE
8 1 (1.00%) Java SE
8 1 (1.00%) JDBC
8 1 (1.00%) JRules
8 1 (1.00%) JSP
8 1 (1.00%) Servlets
8 1 (1.00%) Spring
8 1 (1.00%) Struts
8 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 8 (8.00%) Clustering
4 8 (8.00%) Replication
5 6 (6.00%) NHS
6 3 (3.00%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.00%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (1.00%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.00%) PKI
8 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (51.00%) Windows
2 16 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.00%) Windows XP
5 10 (10.00%) Linux
6 8 (8.00%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.00%) Unix
10 1 (1.00%) AIX
10 1 (1.00%) Android
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.00%) SUSE
10 1 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) ITIL
2 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.00%) Service Management
3 14 (14.00%) Waterfall
4 13 (13.00%) Incident Management
5 11 (11.00%) Problem Management
5 11 (11.00%) V-Model
6 10 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 10 (10.00%) SDLC
7 9 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.00%) Data Integration
7 9 (9.00%) Data Management
7 9 (9.00%) Data Mapping
7 9 (9.00%) ETL
7 9 (9.00%) Information Security
7 9 (9.00%) TDD
7 9 (9.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (8.00%) BDD
8 8 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (8.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.00%) SQL
2 19 (19.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.00%) VBScript
4 5 (5.00%) C
5 4 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.00%) Python
6 3 (3.00%) Java
7 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (1.00%) C#
8 1 (1.00%) Java 8
8 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (13.00%) Degree
4 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.00%) MCSE
5 9 (9.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.00%) MCSA
7 6 (6.00%) ISEB
7 6 (6.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.00%) MCP
9 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.00%) CCNA
10 2 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.00%) CCDA
11 1 (1.00%) CCDP
11 1 (1.00%) CCNP
11 1 (1.00%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.00%) SLA
3 3 (3.00%) QA
System Software
1 34 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.00%) Terminal Services
4 11 (11.00%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (4.00%) DFS Replication
8 4 (4.00%) vSphere
9 3 (3.00%) NFS
9 3 (3.00%) XenApp
10 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (21.00%) HP ALM
2 11 (11.00%) OpenView
2 11 (11.00%) OVSD
2 11 (11.00%) SCCM
3 8 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 8 (8.00%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (8.00%) NetBackup
3 8 (8.00%) SCOM
4 7 (7.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (4.00%) vCenter Server
7 3 (3.00%) Ansible
7 3 (3.00%) DameWare
7 3 (3.00%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.00%) Puppet
8 2 (2.00%) WSUS
9 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (39.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (36.00%) VMware
3 22 (22.00%) Citrix
4 21 (21.00%) Dell
4 21 (21.00%) IBM
5 19 (19.00%) Cisco
6 14 (14.00%) 3PAR
7 13 (13.00%) NetApp
8 12 (12.00%) Oracle
9 11 (11.00%) SolarWinds
10 9 (9.00%) Symantec
10 9 (9.00%) Teradata
11 8 (8.00%) CommVault
11 8 (8.00%) EqualLogic
11 8 (8.00%) Veritas
12 7 (7.00%) Veeam
13 4 (4.00%) Aruba
13 4 (4.00%) Clearswift
13 4 (4.00%) EMC
13 4 (4.00%) Juniper