Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 100 91
Rank change year-on-year -50 -9 -20
Contract jobs citing HP 60 105 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.21% 2.07% 2.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 4.74% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 61
East of England median daily rate £381 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.31% -13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £125 £235 £200
90th Percentile £494 £470 £510
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 9
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £15.86 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.03% +9.38% -35.56%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.46 £12.33
90th Percentile £23.00 £17.82 £21.80
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.86 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.27% +9.38% -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 2,399 2,217 2,339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 48.18% 43.81% 48.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,401 1,214 1,289
East of England median daily rate £428 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £210
90th Percentile £584 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 142 187
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £10.68 £10.41 £10.70
90th Percentile £43.00 £44.95 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -3 33 £275 -12.35% 4
Bedfordshire -1 11 £431 +28.73% 5
Essex -37 7 £450 +28.57% 7
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £375 +31.58% 3
Suffolk - 2 £394 -
Norfolk +9 1 £253 -3.53%
HP
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 28 (46.67%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (21.67%) VPN
4 12 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 11 (18.33%) OpenView
5 11 (18.33%) Dell
5 11 (18.33%) Internet
5 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
6 10 (16.67%) VMware
7 9 (15.00%) Manufacturing
7 9 (15.00%) OVSD
7 9 (15.00%) Office 365
8 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 8 (13.33%) Migration
8 8 (13.33%) Citrix
9 7 (11.67%) Cisco
9 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
9 7 (11.67%) HP ALM
10 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (10.00%) Retail
10 6 (10.00%) DNS
10 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
10 6 (10.00%) DHCP
10 6 (10.00%) ITIL
10 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (8.33%) 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 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) Confluence
3 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.67%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Office 365
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) VPN
2 11 (18.33%) Internet
3 6 (10.00%) DHCP
3 6 (10.00%) DNS
4 4 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (5.00%) Firewall
6 1 (1.67%) ADSL
6 1 (1.67%) FTP
6 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.67%) LAN
6 1 (1.67%) SAN
6 1 (1.67%) VoIP
6 1 (1.67%) WAN
6 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) MS Access
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
1 4 (6.67%) JMeter
2 3 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Service Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (6.67%) Administrator
3 4 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Migration Specialist
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (6.67%) Migration Specialist
3 4 (6.67%) Office 365 Specialist
4 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Architect
4 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Server Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) XML
1 1 (1.67%) XSD
1 1 (1.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) NHS
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.67%) HP Superdome
3 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (46.67%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.00%) Linux
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.33%) Unix
9 1 (1.67%) HPUX
9 1 (1.67%) VME
9 1 (1.67%) VMS
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) Migration
2 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.00%) ITIL
4 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.67%) DevOps
5 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.00%) Test Management
6 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) C
2 4 (6.67%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) Java
3 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.00%) VB
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) COBOL
5 1 (1.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) ISEB
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CCSE
5 1 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) HL7
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) NFS
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) OpenView
2 9 (15.00%) OVSD
3 7 (11.67%) HP ALM
4 5 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (6.67%) SCCM
6 3 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (5.00%) SCOM
7 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
7 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) Dell
3 10 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (13.33%) Citrix
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco
6 4 (6.67%) Apple
6 4 (6.67%) Veeam
7 3 (5.00%) Acronis
7 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.00%) F5
7 3 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.33%) Dynatrace
8 2 (3.33%) New Relic
8 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.33%) Splunk
8 2 (3.33%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.67%) FireEye
9 1 (1.67%) Nimble Storage