The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 73 71
Rank change year-on-year -58 -2  
Contract jobs citing HP 832 1419 1401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.91% 2.76% 2.76%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 6.29% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 938 763
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £207 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 60 96
Median hourly rate £14.35 £20.53 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.08% +24.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.88 £30.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -36.95% +43.75%  

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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18980 22575 22998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.64% 43.94% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11759 14097 13314
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 722 1001
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.28 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.50% -1.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in England

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in England over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in England

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in England

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in England over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in England

HP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
South East -13 301 £380 -2.56% 46
London -73 241 £385 -12.50% 54
North West -6 65 £338 -3.57% 14
Yorkshire +16 45 £363 +0.69% 6
South West -11 45 £350 +17.84% 13
North East -25 42 £388 +31.35% 3
East Midlands -13 41 £400 +14.28% 4
East of England -49 27 £238 -37.90% 19
West Midlands +2 24 £388 +236.95% 5
HP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 England region with a requirement for HP.

1 615 (35.99%) Windows
2 450 (26.33%) Microsoft
3 415 (24.28%) VMware
4 376 (22.00%) Cisco
5 362 (21.18%) Active Directory
5 362 (21.18%) ITIL
6 348 (20.36%) Linux
7 332 (19.43%) Security Cleared
8 286 (16.73%) Windows Server
9 269 (15.74%) Finance
10 266 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 256 (14.98%) Firewall
12 252 (14.75%) SC Cleared
13 250 (14.63%) SQL
14 237 (13.87%) Oracle
15 225 (13.17%) SAN
16 213 (12.46%) Unix
17 207 (12.11%) Data Centre
18 205 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
19 194 (11.35%) Windows Server 2008
19 194 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
20 187 (10.94%) IBM
21 182 (10.65%) Migration
22 180 (10.53%) Red Hat
23 168 (9.83%) SQL Server
24 167 (9.77%) WAN
25 164 (9.60%) LAN
26 161 (9.42%) Dell
26 161 (9.42%) Citrix
27 158 (9.25%) Microsoft Office

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 113 (6.61%) MS Exchange
2 80 (4.68%) SharePoint
3 57 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 54 (3.16%) IIS
5 43 (2.52%) WebLogic
6 35 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (1.87%) Skype for Business
8 28 (1.64%) Apache
8 28 (1.64%) Confluence
9 21 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (1.23%) Tomcat
10 19 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (0.99%) JBoss
11 17 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.76%) CMS
13 12 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.53%) IBM Notes
15 9 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 158 (9.25%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.059%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 23 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 9 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.23%) Exstream
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.23%) SystmOne
9 3 (0.18%) BASE24
9 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 97 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (4.80%) Office 365
3 72 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (1.64%) SaaS
5 21 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.05%) IaaS
7 12 (0.70%) Trello
8 11 (0.64%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.35%) G Suite
10 5 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.29%) GitHub
11 4 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.18%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
13 2 (0.12%) PaaS
13 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 256 (14.98%) Firewall
2 225 (13.17%) SAN
3 167 (9.77%) WAN
4 164 (9.60%) LAN
5 152 (8.89%) DNS
6 142 (8.31%) Wireless
7 101 (5.91%) DHCP
8 90 (5.27%) TCP/IP
8 90 (5.27%) VPN
9 68 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
10 53 (3.10%) LDAP
10 53 (3.10%) Network Security
11 52 (3.04%) Internet
12 51 (2.98%) BIG-IP
13 48 (2.81%) NAS
14 39 (2.28%) VLAN
15 38 (2.22%) MPLS
16 37 (2.17%) BGP
17 36 (2.11%) VoIP
18 31 (1.81%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.04%) Oracle Database
3 55 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
5 28 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 26 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
8 22 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (1.23%) MySQL
9 21 (1.23%) Relational Database
10 15 (0.88%) DB2
11 14 (0.82%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.70%) BODI
13 11 (0.64%) MongoDB
14 10 (0.59%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.59%) MS Access
14 10 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 106 (6.20%) JIRA
2 95 (5.56%) HP UFT
3 81 (4.74%) Selenium
4 58 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (3.04%) Jenkins
5 52 (3.04%) LoadRunner
6 44 (2.57%) SoapUI
7 36 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
8 31 (1.81%) Git (software)
9 30 (1.76%) SpecFlow
10 29 (1.70%) TeamCity
11 24 (1.40%) Cucumber
12 23 (1.35%) JMeter
13 21 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
13 21 (1.23%) Visual Studio
14 20 (1.17%) Toad
15 19 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
15 19 (1.11%) StarTeam
16 16 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
17 15 (0.88%) Ant
General
1 269 (15.74%) Finance
2 111 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 76 (4.45%) Banking
4 41 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 40 (2.34%) Retail
6 25 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.35%) Law
8 21 (1.23%) Marketing
9 17 (0.99%) Legal
10 16 (0.94%) Electronics
11 14 (0.82%) Billing
12 13 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.59%) Games
14 7 (0.41%) Back Office
14 7 (0.41%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.35%) Front Office
15 6 (0.35%) Military
16 5 (0.29%) Publishing
16 5 (0.29%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 249 (14.57%) Analyst
2 128 (7.49%) Field Engineer
3 127 (7.43%) Architect
4 124 (7.26%) Test Analyst
5 115 (6.73%) Network Engineer
6 101 (5.91%) Field Service Engineer
6 101 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 99 (5.79%) Support Engineer
8 86 (5.03%) Hardware Engineer
9 78 (4.56%) Administrator
10 72 (4.21%) Field Hardware Engineer
11 69 (4.04%) Printer Engineer
12 68 (3.98%) Consultant
13 61 (3.57%) Developer
14 58 (3.39%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
15 56 (3.28%) Tester
16 53 (3.10%) Break Fix Engineer
17 51 (2.98%) HP Printer Engineer
18 48 (2.81%) Systems Administrator
19 47 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (3.51%) Web Services
2 53 (3.10%) .NET
3 46 (2.69%) XML
4 38 (2.22%) SOAP
5 25 (1.46%) Software Packaging
6 20 (1.17%) Middleware
7 19 (1.11%) REST
8 12 (0.70%) CSS
8 12 (0.70%) HTML
8 12 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (0.53%) J2EE
9 9 (0.53%) SAML
10 8 (0.47%) 802.1X
10 8 (0.47%) JSON
10 8 (0.47%) XML Schema
10 8 (0.47%) XSL
11 7 (0.41%) RESTful
12 6 (0.35%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.35%) JSP
12 6 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 207 (12.11%) Data Centre
2 144 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (3.34%) Computer Science
4 56 (3.28%) Clustering
5 45 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 36 (2.11%) Replication
7 30 (1.76%) Blackberry
8 29 (1.70%) Driving Licence
9 27 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
10 23 (1.35%) Smartphone
11 22 (1.29%) Private Cloud
12 21 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.11%) CMDB
13 19 (1.11%) Fat Client
13 19 (1.11%) Thin Client
14 18 (1.05%) EMC VMAX
14 18 (1.05%) EMC VNX
14 18 (1.05%) HP Storage
15 15 (0.88%) EPoS
16 13 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 615 (35.99%) Windows
2 348 (20.36%) Linux
3 286 (16.73%) Windows Server
4 213 (12.46%) Unix
5 194 (11.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 194 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 150 (8.78%) Windows 7
7 131 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 108 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 101 (5.91%) Solaris
10 64 (3.74%) Windows 10
11 51 (2.98%) HPUX
12 44 (2.57%) AIX
13 43 (2.52%) Windows 8
14 30 (1.76%) Windows XP
15 29 (1.70%) CentOS
16 26 (1.52%) Android
17 20 (1.17%) SUSE
18 19 (1.11%) VME
19 16 (0.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (21.18%) ITIL
2 205 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (10.65%) Migration
4 151 (8.84%) Service Management
5 117 (6.85%) ITSM
6 111 (6.50%) Change Management
7 98 (5.73%) Test Scripting
8 97 (5.68%) ITIL V3
9 90 (5.27%) Project Management
10 88 (5.15%) Test Management
11 87 (5.09%) DevOps
12 81 (4.74%) Change Control
12 81 (4.74%) Incident Management
12 81 (4.74%) Regression Testing
13 80 (4.68%) Configuration Management
14 75 (4.39%) Functional Testing
15 72 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
16 71 (4.15%) Network Design
16 71 (4.15%) Test Automation
17 70 (4.10%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 250 (14.63%) SQL
2 145 (8.48%) PowerShell
3 98 (5.73%) Java
4 63 (3.69%) Python
5 54 (3.16%) Perl
6 50 (2.93%) VBScript
7 44 (2.57%) Shell Script
8 42 (2.46%) Bash Shell
9 36 (2.11%) C#
10 35 (2.05%) VB
11 31 (1.81%) JavaScript
12 30 (1.76%) F#
13 23 (1.35%) COBOL
14 20 (1.17%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.11%) C
16 18 (1.05%) Groovy
17 16 (0.94%) Ruby
18 14 (0.82%) PHP
19 12 (0.70%) Korn
20 6 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 332 (19.43%) Security Cleared
2 252 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 134 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
4 110 (6.44%) Degree
5 104 (6.09%) CCNP
6 87 (5.09%) ISTQB
7 86 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 72 (4.21%) ISEB
9 70 (4.10%) DV Cleared
10 57 (3.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 55 (3.22%) JNCIA
12 51 (2.98%) MCSE
13 50 (2.93%) CCIE
14 49 (2.87%) CCSE
15 48 (2.81%) CCDP
16 47 (2.75%) CCNA
17 46 (2.69%) CCSA
18 43 (2.52%) CCIP
18 43 (2.52%) JNCIE
19 35 (2.05%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.14%) SLA
2 55 (3.22%) QA
3 17 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.94%) PMO
5 14 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.35%) SDET
9 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.23%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.18%) GPG13
11 2 (0.12%) BS25999
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.059%) COSHH
12 1 (0.059%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.059%) GAAP
12 1 (0.059%) GMP
12 1 (0.059%) IFRS
12 1 (0.059%) SEPA
System Software
1 362 (21.18%) Active Directory
2 266 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (6.55%) Hyper-V
4 93 (5.44%) vSphere
5 67 (3.92%) XenApp
6 57 (3.34%) Virtual Machines
7 44 (2.57%) XenDesktop
8 41 (2.40%) VMware ESX
8 41 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (1.76%) NFS
10 24 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 18 (1.05%) Firmware
12 16 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
12 16 (0.94%) Terminal Services
12 16 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.76%) Docker
13 13 (0.76%) vCloud
13 13 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (0.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 156 (9.13%) HP Quality Center
2 121 (7.08%) SCCM
3 55 (3.22%) FortiGate
4 52 (3.04%) Puppet
5 50 (2.93%) NetBackup
6 48 (2.81%) SCOM
7 35 (2.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 34 (1.99%) Ansible
9 31 (1.81%) vCenter Server
10 28 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
11 27 (1.58%) WSUS
12 26 (1.52%) vRealize
13 25 (1.46%) Red Hat Satellite
14 23 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
14 23 (1.35%) HP SiteScope
15 22 (1.29%) Tivoli
16 21 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 20 (1.17%) BladeLogic
17 20 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
17 20 (1.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 450 (26.33%) Microsoft
2 415 (24.28%) VMware
3 376 (22.00%) Cisco
4 237 (13.87%) Oracle
5 187 (10.94%) IBM
6 180 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 161 (9.42%) Citrix
7 161 (9.42%) Dell
8 113 (6.61%) 3PAR
9 109 (6.38%) EMC
10 108 (6.32%) CheckPoint
11 98 (5.73%) Juniper
12 97 (5.68%) F5
13 89 (5.21%) NetApp
14 67 (3.92%) Fortinet
14 67 (3.92%) Veritas
15 65 (3.80%) Sun
16 63 (3.69%) Remedy
17 61 (3.57%) Symantec
18 59 (3.45%) Riverbed
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