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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 76 40
Rank change year-on-year -24 -36  
Contract jobs citing HP 37 58 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.59% 2.27% 4.31%
As % of the Vendors category 3.49% 4.77% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 77
Median daily rate £390 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% +18.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £155 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +11.53% -5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 14
Median hourly rate £15.90 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.12% -6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £19.60 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £25.03 £17.00
% change year-on-year -32.86% +47.23%  

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 1060 1216 1533
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.69% 47.63% 49.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 634 870
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 101 130
Median hourly rate £14.84 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.20% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 22 June 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
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 22 June 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
Hertfordshire +6 26 £325 -7.14% 5
Bedfordshire -17 4 £429 +0.88%
Cambridgeshire -17 3 - - 2
Essex -24 3 £400 - 2
Suffolk - 1 £325 -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 31 (42.47%) Windows
2 22 (30.14%) Cisco
3 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
4 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
5 18 (24.66%) VMware
6 16 (21.92%) LAN
7 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (19.18%) SQL
8 14 (19.18%) Windows Server
9 13 (17.81%) WAN
9 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
10 12 (16.44%) Break/Fix
11 11 (15.07%) Dell
11 11 (15.07%) SCCM
12 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (13.70%) ITIL
13 9 (12.33%) Unix
13 9 (12.33%) Linux
13 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
13 9 (12.33%) Firewall
13 9 (12.33%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
14 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
14 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (10.96%) Data Centre
15 7 (9.59%) Windows 8
15 7 (9.59%) Wireless
15 7 (9.59%) SAN
15 7 (9.59%) HPUX
15 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Office

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 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.37%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) LAN
2 13 (17.81%) WAN
3 9 (12.33%) Firewall
4 7 (9.59%) SAN
4 7 (9.59%) Wireless
5 5 (6.85%) Internet
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (5.48%) SMTP
6 4 (5.48%) X.500
7 3 (4.11%) DNS
7 3 (4.11%) HTTP
7 3 (4.11%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.11%) VoIP
8 2 (2.74%) BGP
8 2 (2.74%) DHCP
8 2 (2.74%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.74%) OSPF
8 2 (2.74%) SNMP
8 2 (2.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.37%) DataStage
4 1 (1.37%) Ingres
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) JIRA
2 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.74%) MSI
4 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.37%) MSTest
4 1 (1.37%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.37%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Legal
2 3 (4.11%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Field Engineer
1 12 (16.44%) Field Service Engineer
1 12 (16.44%) Tester
2 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Break Fix Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Desktop Support
4 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (6.85%) Administrator
4 5 (6.85%) Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) Technical Support
5 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (5.48%) Architect
5 4 (5.48%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Software Tester
5 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.48%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Field Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.74%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) COM
4 1 (1.37%) JSON
4 1 (1.37%) Middleware
4 1 (1.37%) Web Services
4 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.85%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.11%) EMC VNX
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.74%) EPoS
4 2 (2.74%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.37%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.37%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (42.47%) Windows
2 14 (19.18%) Windows Server
3 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
4 9 (12.33%) Linux
4 9 (12.33%) Unix
5 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.59%) HPUX
6 7 (9.59%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.85%) Solaris
8 5 (6.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.37%) CentOS
11 1 (1.37%) Debian
11 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Break/Fix
2 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.70%) ITIL
3 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
4 6 (8.22%) Migration
4 6 (8.22%) Software Testing
4 6 (8.22%) Test Planning
5 5 (6.85%) High Availability
5 5 (6.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (6.85%) Test Strategy
6 4 (5.48%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.48%) Change Management
6 4 (5.48%) Defect Management
6 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.48%) ETL
6 4 (5.48%) Functional Testing
6 4 (5.48%) Test Automation
6 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) Perl
3 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.11%) Python
5 2 (2.74%) C++
6 1 (1.37%) AWK
6 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.37%) C#
6 1 (1.37%) Java
6 1 (1.37%) REXX
6 1 (1.37%) sed
6 1 (1.37%) Tcl
6 1 (1.37%) VB
6 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.11%) MCSE
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.74%) CCIE
4 2 (2.74%) CCIE Security
4 2 (2.74%) CCNP
4 2 (2.74%) HP APS
4 2 (2.74%) MCP
4 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.37%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (5.48%) Samba
5 3 (4.11%) vSphere
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.37%) Firmware
7 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) SCCM
2 9 (12.33%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.11%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.74%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.74%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.74%) OpenView
5 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.37%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Nagios
5 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.37%) WMI
5 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Cisco
2 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
3 18 (24.66%) VMware
4 11 (15.07%) Dell
5 6 (8.22%) EMC
6 5 (6.85%) Oracle
7 4 (5.48%) Sun
8 3 (4.11%) Brocade
8 3 (4.11%) Citrix
8 3 (4.11%) Informatica
8 3 (4.11%) Intel
9 2 (2.74%) Avaya
9 2 (2.74%) BMC
9 2 (2.74%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.74%) Google
9 2 (2.74%) Mitel
9 2 (2.74%) NetApp
9 2 (2.74%) Toshiba
9 2 (2.74%) Trustwave
9 2 (2.74%) Veeam
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