Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 86 73
Rank change year-on-year -38 -13 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 1747 2688 2879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.99% 2.65% 2.78%
As % of the Vendors category 4.56% 5.96% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1035 1764 1682
England median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £180 £208 £206
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 203
England median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +15.11% +10.32%
10th Percentile £10.13 £11.48 £10.33
90th Percentile £25.65 £35.00 £30.85
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £21.33 £16.72
% change year-on-year -29.68% +27.57% +6.16%

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 38326 45066 46319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.73% 44.40% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23628 28099 27341
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +0.63%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1301 1482 2025
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.48 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.72% -0.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £44.98 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
South East -8 564 £375 -1.32% 26
London -43 564 £413 -2.94% 70
North of England -38 311 £350 +12.90% 26
Midlands -1 143 £383 +13.33% 18
North West -17 123 £350 -6.67% 16
North East -18 101 £350 +22.81% 1
South West -9 88 £350 +16.67% 14
Yorkshire 0 87 £360 +10.77% 9
East Midlands -10 78 £400 +14.29% 6
East of England -69 73 £333 -16.75% 16
West Midlands -2 63 £375 +20.00% 12
HP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 646 (36.98%) Windows
2 488 (27.93%) Microsoft
3 404 (23.13%) VMware
4 402 (23.01%) Cisco
5 396 (22.67%) Active Directory
6 353 (20.21%) ITIL
7 345 (19.75%) Security Cleared
8 331 (18.95%) Linux
9 297 (17.00%) Windows Server
10 289 (16.54%) Firewall
11 285 (16.31%) SQL
12 267 (15.28%) Oracle
13 262 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
14 252 (14.42%) Finance
15 247 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 240 (13.74%) SAN
17 236 (13.51%) Test Automation
18 232 (13.28%) SC Cleared
19 218 (12.48%) HP Quality Center
20 211 (12.08%) SQL Server
20 211 (12.08%) Unix
21 206 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
22 198 (11.33%) IBM
23 188 (10.76%) Migration
24 184 (10.53%) Data Centre
25 183 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
26 178 (10.19%) LAN
27 164 (9.39%) Red Hat
28 161 (9.22%) DNS
29 160 (9.16%) WAN

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
1 155 (8.87%) MS Exchange
2 105 (6.01%) SharePoint
3 71 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 63 (3.61%) IIS
5 52 (2.98%) WebLogic
6 51 (2.92%) Apache
7 47 (2.69%) Skype for Business
8 45 (2.58%) Confluence
8 45 (2.58%) Tomcat
9 41 (2.35%) JBoss
10 34 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 28 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
12 27 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
13 18 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 18 (1.03%) OpenStack
13 18 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (1.03%) WebSphere
14 17 (0.97%) SAS
15 14 (0.80%) iPlanet
15 14 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 183 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.057%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 19 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.80%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 12 (0.69%) Maximo
4 10 (0.57%) SAP CO
4 10 (0.57%) SAP CRM
4 10 (0.57%) SAP FI
4 10 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 9 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.29%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.17%) SAP GRC
11 3 (0.17%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 105 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (5.72%) Office 365
3 81 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.14%) SaaS
5 13 (0.74%) Trello
6 11 (0.63%) IaaS
6 11 (0.63%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.29%) PaaS
11 4 (0.23%) G Suite
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.11%) GitHub
13 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.057%) BrowserStack
14 1 (0.057%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 289 (16.54%) Firewall
2 240 (13.74%) SAN
3 178 (10.19%) LAN
4 161 (9.22%) DNS
5 160 (9.16%) WAN
6 135 (7.73%) Wireless
7 112 (6.41%) DHCP
8 104 (5.95%) TCP/IP
9 88 (5.04%) VPN
10 72 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
11 71 (4.06%) Internet
12 54 (3.09%) Fibre Channel
12 54 (3.09%) LDAP
12 54 (3.09%) Network Security
13 52 (2.98%) NAS
14 43 (2.46%) MPLS
15 39 (2.23%) BGP
16 36 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
17 35 (2.00%) BIG-IP
18 34 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 76 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 68 (3.89%) Oracle Database
4 42 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 35 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 30 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 29 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 26 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
10 25 (1.43%) MySQL
11 24 (1.37%) Relational Database
12 21 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (0.92%) Big Data
15 15 (0.86%) Hadoop
15 15 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
16 14 (0.80%) MongoDB
17 13 (0.74%) DB2
18 12 (0.69%) RDBMS
19 10 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 150 (8.59%) JIRA
2 105 (6.01%) Selenium
3 95 (5.44%) HP UFT
4 84 (4.81%) LoadRunner
5 67 (3.84%) Jenkins
5 67 (3.84%) SoapUI
6 55 (3.15%) JMeter
6 55 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (2.06%) Git (software)
8 34 (1.95%) Oracle APEX
8 34 (1.95%) TeamCity
9 30 (1.72%) WebDriver
10 28 (1.60%) Visual Studio
11 27 (1.55%) Cucumber
12 24 (1.37%) LoadUI
13 23 (1.32%) Ant
13 23 (1.32%) SpecFlow
14 22 (1.26%) Toad
15 20 (1.14%) Bitbucket
16 19 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 252 (14.42%) Finance
2 114 (6.53%) Banking
3 112 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 41 (2.35%) Retail
5 36 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 29 (1.66%) Law
6 29 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.37%) Publishing
8 22 (1.26%) Marketing
9 18 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.03%) Legal
10 17 (0.97%) Billing
11 16 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (0.86%) Games
13 13 (0.74%) Electronics
14 12 (0.69%) Back Office
15 8 (0.46%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.40%) Front Office
16 7 (0.40%) Military
17 6 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 337 (19.29%) Analyst
2 169 (9.67%) Test Analyst
3 113 (6.47%) Architect
4 102 (5.84%) Support Engineer
5 101 (5.78%) Tester
6 93 (5.32%) Administrator
6 93 (5.32%) Consultant
7 81 (4.64%) Network Engineer
8 71 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 59 (3.38%) Desktop Support
10 53 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
11 52 (2.98%) Test Manager
12 45 (2.58%) Support Analyst
13 43 (2.46%) Developer
14 37 (2.12%) DevOps Engineer
14 37 (2.12%) Technical Architect
15 36 (2.06%) 3rd Line Support
15 36 (2.06%) Hardware Engineer
16 34 (1.95%) 2nd Line Support
16 34 (1.95%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (4.06%) Web Services
2 70 (4.01%) .NET
3 53 (3.03%) XML
4 28 (1.60%) Software Packaging
5 27 (1.55%) HTML
5 27 (1.55%) Middleware
6 25 (1.43%) SOAP
7 22 (1.26%) J2EE
8 16 (0.92%) 802.1X
8 16 (0.92%) SAML
9 15 (0.86%) JSON
9 15 (0.86%) REST
10 14 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (0.63%) ASP.NET
11 11 (0.63%) CSS
12 9 (0.52%) Ajax
12 9 (0.52%) Flash
12 9 (0.52%) Gherkin
12 9 (0.52%) Node.js
12 9 (0.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 184 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 142 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (4.06%) Clustering
4 65 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 60 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 49 (2.80%) Replication
7 46 (2.63%) Blackberry
8 33 (1.89%) Private Cloud
9 31 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
10 26 (1.49%) Fat Client
10 26 (1.49%) Thin Client
11 25 (1.43%) HP Storage
12 23 (1.32%) Virtual Team
13 22 (1.26%) Client/Server
14 21 (1.20%) CMDB
14 21 (1.20%) Driving Licence
14 21 (1.20%) Smartphone
15 16 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (0.86%) PKI
16 15 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 646 (36.98%) Windows
2 331 (18.95%) Linux
3 297 (17.00%) Windows Server
4 211 (12.08%) Unix
5 206 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 153 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 137 (7.84%) Windows 7
8 120 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 118 (6.75%) Solaris
10 86 (4.92%) AIX
11 84 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 78 (4.46%) Windows 10
13 65 (3.72%) HPUX
14 48 (2.75%) Windows 8
15 45 (2.58%) CentOS
16 34 (1.95%) Windows XP
17 29 (1.66%) SUSE
18 22 (1.26%) Android
18 22 (1.26%) Windows Vista
19 17 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (20.21%) ITIL
2 262 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (13.51%) Test Automation
4 188 (10.76%) Migration
5 156 (8.93%) Service Management
6 137 (7.84%) Test Scripting
7 108 (6.18%) Regression Testing
8 106 (6.07%) DevOps
8 106 (6.07%) Test Management
9 102 (5.84%) ITSM
10 101 (5.78%) Test Strategy
11 94 (5.38%) ITIL V3
12 88 (5.04%) Change Management
13 84 (4.81%) Defect Management
14 83 (4.75%) Configuration Management
14 83 (4.75%) Project Management
15 80 (4.58%) High Availability
16 79 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
17 77 (4.41%) Functional Testing
18 76 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 285 (16.31%) SQL
2 139 (7.96%) Java
3 131 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 64 (3.66%) Python
5 55 (3.15%) Perl
6 47 (2.69%) C#
7 46 (2.63%) VBScript
8 40 (2.29%) JavaScript
9 37 (2.12%) Bash Shell
9 37 (2.12%) Shell Script
10 28 (1.60%) F#
11 27 (1.55%) C
12 26 (1.49%) Groovy
12 26 (1.49%) Ruby
13 24 (1.37%) VB
14 23 (1.32%) Korn
15 20 (1.14%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.57%) PHP
17 9 (0.52%) COBOL
18 8 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 345 (19.75%) Security Cleared
2 232 (13.28%) SC Cleared
3 137 (7.84%) ISTQB
4 134 (7.67%) Degree
5 131 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 124 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
7 122 (6.98%) ISEB
8 102 (5.84%) DV Cleared
9 84 (4.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 84 (4.81%) MCSE
10 74 (4.24%) CCNP
11 44 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
12 43 (2.46%) CCNA
13 40 (2.29%) CCIE
14 36 (2.06%) MCP
15 35 (2.00%) JNCIA
16 33 (1.89%) CCDP
17 31 (1.77%) CCSE
17 31 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 29 (1.66%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.61%) SLA
2 86 (4.92%) QA
3 28 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.37%) PMO
5 12 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.17%) GPG13
9 3 (0.17%) IFRS
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.11%) COBIT
10 2 (0.11%) COSHH
11 1 (0.057%) BS25999
11 1 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.057%) GAAP
11 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.057%) WAI
System Software
1 396 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 247 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 143 (8.19%) Hyper-V
4 89 (5.09%) vSphere
5 61 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
6 51 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
7 42 (2.40%) XenApp
8 36 (2.06%) XenDesktop
9 21 (1.20%) Firmware
10 19 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
11 18 (1.03%) KVM
12 17 (0.97%) DFS Replication
12 17 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 16 (0.92%) Docker
14 14 (0.80%) NFS
14 14 (0.80%) Samba
14 14 (0.80%) Terminal Services
14 14 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
15 12 (0.69%) ISA Server
15 12 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 218 (12.48%) HP Quality Center
2 160 (9.16%) SCCM
3 74 (4.24%) SCOM
4 66 (3.78%) NetBackup
5 51 (2.92%) Puppet
6 41 (2.35%) FortiGate
7 36 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 33 (1.89%) OpenView
9 30 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
10 29 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 29 (1.66%) vRealize
11 28 (1.60%) Ansible
12 26 (1.49%) Backup Exec
12 26 (1.49%) Nagios
12 26 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
13 25 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
14 24 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
14 24 (1.37%) HP Fortify
15 21 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
15 21 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 488 (27.93%) Microsoft
2 404 (23.13%) VMware
3 402 (23.01%) Cisco
4 267 (15.28%) Oracle
5 198 (11.33%) IBM
6 164 (9.39%) Red Hat
7 156 (8.93%) Citrix
8 150 (8.59%) Dell
9 102 (5.84%) CheckPoint
10 96 (5.50%) 3PAR
11 93 (5.32%) EMC
12 92 (5.27%) SAP
13 89 (5.09%) F5
14 86 (4.92%) NetApp
15 79 (4.52%) Juniper
16 76 (4.35%) Symantec
17 73 (4.18%) Sun
18 68 (3.89%) Brocade
19 66 (3.78%) Veritas
20 49 (2.80%) SolarWinds
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