Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 130 63
Rank change year-on-year +12 -67 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 98 76 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.95% 1.61% 2.87%
As % of the Vendors category 4.24% 3.61% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 100
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.26% +25.81%
10th Percentile £115 £130 £161
90th Percentile £500 £475 £519
England median daily rate £363 £375 £364
% change year-on-year -3.33% +2.94% +0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 10
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +17.93% -4.04%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.15 £12.54
90th Percentile £28.13 £20.88 £19.55
England median hourly rate £16.00 £14.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -26.00% +14.29%

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 2,310 2,105 2,503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.07% 44.59% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,321 1,209 1,350
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £206
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £439 £420
% change year-on-year +2.45% +4.58% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 130 198
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.45 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.08 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.45
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.58% -0.29%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -10 38 £200 -38.46% 5
Bedfordshire +12 21 £425 -0.87%
Essex +13 18 £438 +9.38% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 15 £313 -24.24% 4
Norfolk +18 3 £253 +68.33%
Suffolk -14 3 £394 +21.15%
HP
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 44 (44.90%) Windows
2 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
3 30 (30.61%) Active Directory
4 28 (28.57%) ITIL
4 28 (28.57%) VMware
5 26 (26.53%) SQL
6 23 (23.47%) Microsoft Office
6 23 (23.47%) Citrix
6 23 (23.47%) Dell
7 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (16.33%) Cisco
8 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (16.33%) Windows Server
9 15 (15.31%) DNS
10 14 (14.29%) VPN
10 14 (14.29%) XML
10 14 (14.29%) Oracle
10 14 (14.29%) Firewall
10 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 13 (13.27%) Service Management
11 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (12.24%) IBM
12 12 (12.24%) DHCP
12 12 (12.24%) MS Exchange
12 12 (12.24%) Linux
12 12 (12.24%) Management Information System
12 12 (12.24%) Business Continuity
12 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (11.22%) PowerShell
13 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure

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 12 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.08%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.06%) Confluence
6 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.02%) GroupWise
7 1 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.02%) IIS
7 1 (1.02%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (23.47%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) IaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.31%) DNS
2 14 (14.29%) Firewall
2 14 (14.29%) VPN
3 12 (12.24%) DHCP
4 10 (10.20%) FTP
4 10 (10.20%) HTTP
4 10 (10.20%) Internet
5 9 (9.18%) SMTP
5 9 (9.18%) VoIP
6 7 (7.14%) LAN
7 6 (6.12%) Wireless
8 5 (5.10%) SAN
8 5 (5.10%) WAN
8 5 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (4.08%) NetScaler
9 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.06%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.06%) NAS
11 2 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) DB2
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) DataStage
2 9 (9.18%) Informix
2 9 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (9.18%) QualityStage
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.08%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.02%) Power BI
6 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.02%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) JIRA
2 5 (5.10%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.10%) JMeter
3 4 (4.08%) Selenium
4 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.06%) Hudson
4 3 (3.06%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.06%) Subversion
5 2 (2.04%) AccuRev
5 2 (2.04%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.04%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.04%) JUnit
5 2 (2.04%) QF-Test
5 2 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.02%) Ant
6 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.02%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.02%) Maven
6 1 (1.02%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (10.20%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.14%) Retail
3 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.10%) Finance
5 2 (2.04%) Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Local Government
6 1 (1.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.02%) French Language
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.43%) Analyst
2 16 (16.33%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.24%) Desktop Engineer
3 12 (12.24%) Desktop Support
4 10 (10.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Developer
4 10 (10.20%) Service Analyst
4 10 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) ETL Developer
7 7 (7.14%) DataStage Developer
8 6 (6.12%) DataStage ETL Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.10%) Administrator
9 5 (5.10%) Network Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.10%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (4.08%) Project Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) XML
2 9 (9.18%) XML Schema
3 5 (5.10%) Web Services
4 4 (4.08%) Middleware
5 3 (3.06%) HTML
5 3 (3.06%) XSL
6 2 (2.04%) .NET
6 2 (2.04%) CSS
6 2 (2.04%) Java SE
6 2 (2.04%) SOAP
6 2 (2.04%) Spring
6 2 (2.04%) XSD
7 1 (1.02%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.02%) J2EE
7 1 (1.02%) JDBC
7 1 (1.02%) JRules
7 1 (1.02%) JSP
7 1 (1.02%) Servlets
7 1 (1.02%) Struts
7 1 (1.02%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.16%) NHS
3 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.10%) Clustering
5 4 (4.08%) Replication
6 2 (2.04%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.02%) EPoS
7 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.90%) Windows
2 16 (16.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.24%) Linux
3 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.18%) Windows XP
5 8 (8.16%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.10%) Unix
8 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.02%) AIX
9 1 (1.02%) Android
9 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.02%) Solaris
9 1 (1.02%) SUSE
9 1 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.02%) VME
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.57%) ITIL
2 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.27%) Service Management
4 12 (12.24%) Business Continuity
5 11 (11.22%) Incident Management
6 10 (10.20%) V-Model
7 9 (9.18%) Data Integration
7 9 (9.18%) Data Management
7 9 (9.18%) Data Mapping
7 9 (9.18%) ETL
7 9 (9.18%) Information Security
7 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (9.18%) SDLC
8 7 (7.14%) Migration
9 6 (6.12%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.10%) Logistics
10 5 (5.10%) Software Testing
10 5 (5.10%) Test Strategy
11 4 (4.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.53%) SQL
2 11 (11.22%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.06%) Java
4 3 (3.06%) VBScript
5 2 (2.04%) C
5 2 (2.04%) C#
5 2 (2.04%) Java 8
5 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.02%) COBOL
6 1 (1.02%) PHP
6 1 (1.02%) Python
6 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.10%) Degree
5 5 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.10%) MCP
6 3 (3.06%) MCSA
6 3 (3.06%) MCSE
6 3 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.02%) EMC Certification
8 1 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.02%) OCP
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.02%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.06%) SLA
3 2 (2.04%) HL7
4 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.08%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.02%) NFS
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) HP ALM
1 8 (8.16%) OpenView
1 8 (8.16%) OVSD
2 6 (6.12%) SCCM
3 5 (5.10%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (5.10%) SCOM
4 4 (4.08%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.08%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.06%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.06%) WSUS
6 2 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.02%) DameWare
7 1 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
2 28 (28.57%) VMware
3 23 (23.47%) Citrix
3 23 (23.47%) Dell
4 16 (16.33%) Cisco
5 14 (14.29%) Oracle
6 12 (12.24%) IBM
7 9 (9.18%) Teradata
7 9 (9.18%) Veeam
8 8 (8.16%) 3PAR
8 8 (8.16%) Apple
9 6 (6.12%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.10%) Aruba
11 4 (4.08%) BT
11 4 (4.08%) Mitel
12 3 (3.06%) CommVault
12 3 (3.06%) NetApp
12 3 (3.06%) Symantec
12 3 (3.06%) Toshiba
12 3 (3.06%) Veritas