Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 109 68
Rank change year-on-year +16 -41 -19
Contract jobs citing HP 109 83 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.32% 1.85% 2.79%
As % of the Vendors category 4.97% 4.01% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 58
East of England median daily rate £325 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -17.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £255 £129 £190
90th Percentile £544 £438 £500
England median daily rate £350 £354 £375
% change year-on-year -0.99% -5.73% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 13
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +8.70% +76.92%
10th Percentile £10.16 £13.13 £18.40
90th Percentile £17.59 £40.00 £37.20
England median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.72% -32.56% +30.30%

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 2,191 2,070 2,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.68% 46.25% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,236 1,177 1,287
East of England median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £197 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.99% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 162 240
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.78 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.65 £47.63
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.34%

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 February 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
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 February 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 +8 32 £450 +75.61% 16
Essex +27 28 £361 -12.95% 7
Cambridgeshire -21 25 £260 +96.23% 8
Bedfordshire +1 19 £300 -27.27% 6
Suffolk -7 3 £425 +30.77% 4
Norfolk -9 2 £125 +4.17%
HP
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 62 (56.88%) Windows
2 44 (40.37%) VMware
3 42 (38.53%) Active Directory
4 39 (35.78%) Microsoft
5 34 (31.19%) SAN
6 32 (29.36%) SQL Server
7 28 (25.69%) MS Exchange
8 27 (24.77%) NetApp
9 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (22.94%) Hyper-V
11 24 (22.02%) Windows Server
11 24 (22.02%) Cisco
11 24 (22.02%) ITIL
12 23 (21.10%) DHCP
12 23 (21.10%) PowerShell
13 22 (20.18%) DNS
13 22 (20.18%) SQL
13 22 (20.18%) SCCM
14 21 (19.27%) SharePoint
14 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (19.27%) Fibre Channel
15 20 (18.35%) Skype for Business
16 19 (17.43%) Waterfall
16 19 (17.43%) iSCSI
16 19 (17.43%) Firewall
17 18 (16.51%) VPN
17 18 (16.51%) IBM
17 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Office
17 18 (16.51%) 3PAR

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 28 (25.69%) MS Exchange
2 21 (19.27%) SharePoint
3 20 (18.35%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.92%) JBoss
7 1 (0.92%) Mule
7 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.92%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.92%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) IaaS
1 1 (0.92%) PaaS
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (31.19%) SAN
2 23 (21.10%) DHCP
3 22 (20.18%) DNS
4 21 (19.27%) Fibre Channel
5 19 (17.43%) Firewall
5 19 (17.43%) iSCSI
6 18 (16.51%) VPN
7 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
8 14 (12.84%) SSL
9 13 (11.93%) IPsec
10 12 (11.01%) Internet
10 12 (11.01%) NAS
10 12 (11.01%) SNMP
11 10 (9.17%) WAN
11 10 (9.17%) Wireshark
12 9 (8.26%) LAN
12 9 (8.26%) Skype
13 8 (7.34%) HSRP
13 8 (7.34%) Junos
13 8 (7.34%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) DataStage
4 1 (0.92%) DB2
4 1 (0.92%) Informix
4 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.92%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (12.84%) JIRA
2 11 (10.09%) Selenium
3 10 (9.17%) Cucumber
3 10 (9.17%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.17%) SoapUI
3 10 (9.17%) Zephyr
4 9 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.59%) JMeter
7 4 (3.67%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.83%) MSI
8 2 (1.83%) MSTest
8 2 (1.83%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.83%) The Grinder
8 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.83%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.92%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.92%) Maven
General
1 6 (5.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Law
3 4 (3.67%) Legal
3 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Back Office
4 2 (1.83%) German Language
5 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (45.87%) Analyst
2 17 (15.60%) Support Analyst
3 13 (11.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) Test Analyst
5 9 (8.26%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (8.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 9 (8.26%) Storage Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) Service Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (6.42%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Server Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Tester
7 7 (6.42%) Wintel Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.50%) Server Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Server Support
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) SOAP
2 7 (6.42%) 802.1X
2 7 (6.42%) XML
3 6 (5.50%) Web Services
4 3 (2.75%) REST
5 2 (1.83%) .NET
5 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.92%) Core Data
6 1 (0.92%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.92%) Java EE
6 1 (0.92%) Java SE
6 1 (0.92%) JSON
6 1 (0.92%) JSON Schema
6 1 (0.92%) Middleware
6 1 (0.92%) OAuth
6 1 (0.92%) Spring
6 1 (0.92%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.92%) WSDL
6 1 (0.92%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.01%) Replication
4 11 (10.09%) Clustering
5 9 (8.26%) Client/Server
6 7 (6.42%) PKI
7 6 (5.50%) NHS
8 5 (4.59%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.67%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.92%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (56.88%) Windows
2 24 (22.02%) Windows Server
3 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.34%) Windows XP
7 7 (6.42%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.50%) Linux
9 4 (3.67%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.75%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.83%) AIX
11 2 (1.83%) Solaris
12 1 (0.92%) HPUX
12 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.02%) ITIL
3 19 (17.43%) Waterfall
4 15 (13.76%) Problem Management
5 13 (11.93%) Software Testing
5 13 (11.93%) TDD
6 11 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (10.09%) Test Management
7 10 (9.17%) BDD
8 9 (8.26%) Scrum
8 9 (8.26%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.26%) Workflow
9 8 (7.34%) Integration Testing
9 8 (7.34%) Kanban
9 8 (7.34%) Test Strategy
10 7 (6.42%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (6.42%) Change Control
10 7 (6.42%) Performance Testing
10 7 (6.42%) Scenario Testing
11 6 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) PowerShell
2 22 (20.18%) SQL
3 11 (10.09%) VBScript
4 8 (7.34%) Java
5 7 (6.42%) C
6 6 (5.50%) Python
7 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.83%) C#
7 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.92%) Groovy
8 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Degree
2 13 (11.93%) ISEB
3 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (11.01%) Security Cleared
3 12 (11.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (10.09%) MCSE
5 10 (9.17%) MCSA
5 10 (9.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (8.26%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.59%) CISSP
7 5 (4.59%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (2.75%) CCNA
8 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.75%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) FIPS 140-2
1 5 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.59%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) SLA
3 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (38.53%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.94%) Hyper-V
2 25 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (13.76%) Terminal Services
4 13 (11.93%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (11.93%) vSphere
5 9 (8.26%) DFS Replication
6 8 (7.34%) NFS
7 6 (5.50%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (4.59%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (20.18%) SCCM
2 14 (12.84%) NetBackup
3 12 (11.01%) SCOM
4 11 (10.09%) Backup Exec
4 11 (10.09%) HP Data Protector
4 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (9.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (8.26%) vCenter Server
7 8 (7.34%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (6.42%) OpenView
8 7 (6.42%) OVSD
9 4 (3.67%) Ansible
9 4 (3.67%) DameWare
9 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (3.67%) Puppet
10 3 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (2.75%) vMotion
11 2 (1.83%) FortiGate
11 2 (1.83%) PowerCLI
12 1 (0.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (40.37%) VMware
2 39 (35.78%) Microsoft
3 27 (24.77%) NetApp
4 24 (22.02%) Cisco
5 18 (16.51%) 3PAR
5 18 (16.51%) IBM
6 16 (14.68%) Citrix
7 13 (11.93%) Dell
8 12 (11.01%) CommVault
8 12 (11.01%) Symantec
9 11 (10.09%) EqualLogic
9 11 (10.09%) SolarWinds
9 11 (10.09%) Veritas
10 9 (8.26%) Clearswift
10 9 (8.26%) Huawei
10 9 (8.26%) Juniper
11 8 (7.34%) McAfee
12 5 (4.59%) Gemalto
12 5 (4.59%) Thales
13 4 (3.67%) arcserve