Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 214 206 143
Rank change year-on-year -8 -63 -35
Contract jobs citing HP 970 1,329 1,777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.28% 1.40% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 3.30% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 790 1,044
England median daily rate £375 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.79%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £150
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 132 129
England median hourly rate £15.30 £15.40 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.65% -2.90% +5.73%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.88 £10.16
90th Percentile £24.50 £26.78 £25.58
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.81
% change year-on-year - -10.74% +12.03%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 33,012 40,220 40,631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.42% 42.32% 42.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,901 25,255 25,440
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,285 1,518 1,364
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.72% +5.30%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.66
90th Percentile £53.17 £47.00 £45.48
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year +11.43% +0.11% +5.94%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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
London -55 256 £400 +10.73% 73
South East -32 245 £400 +2.56% 70
North of England +9 165 £275 -24.14% 68
South West +41 132 £425 +51.79% 24
Midlands +37 90 £365 +4.29% 40
Yorkshire +57 79 £338 -0.74% 18
North West +24 77 £160 -54.29% 40
East of England +28 75 £375 +3.45% 29
West Midlands +28 60 £475 +18.75% 20
East Midlands +24 30 £150 -50.00% 20
North East -36 10 £330 -22.35% 10
HP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for HP.

1 476 (49.07%) Windows
2 310 (31.96%) Microsoft
3 252 (25.98%) Active Directory
4 244 (25.15%) VMware
5 220 (22.68%) Cisco
6 202 (20.82%) ITIL
7 187 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 185 (19.07%) Dell
9 180 (18.56%) Windows Server
10 173 (17.84%) Security Cleared
11 156 (16.08%) Windows 10
12 153 (15.77%) Linux
13 146 (15.05%) SAN
14 140 (14.43%) Firewall
15 139 (14.33%) Microsoft Office
16 133 (13.71%) Data Centre
17 124 (12.78%) Office 365
18 123 (12.68%) DNS
19 122 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
20 121 (12.47%) SQL
20 121 (12.47%) PowerShell
21 119 (12.27%) SC Cleared
22 117 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
22 117 (12.06%) Migration
23 113 (11.65%) Windows 7
23 113 (11.65%) HP ALM
24 110 (11.34%) Azure
24 110 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
25 108 (11.13%) Finance
25 108 (11.13%) Agile Software Development

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
1 101 (10.41%) MS Exchange
2 47 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 43 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (3.51%) Skype for Business
5 30 (3.09%) Confluence
6 25 (2.58%) IIS
7 15 (1.55%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.52%) Apache
11 5 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.52%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.21%) Commerce Server
14 2 (0.21%) Documentum
14 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 139 (14.33%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.62%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.10%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.10%) Notepad++
7 1 (0.10%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.72%) BASE24
2 7 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.31%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.31%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.21%) SAP MDG
4 2 (0.21%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.21%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.10%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.10%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP GTM
Cloud Services
1 124 (12.78%) Office 365
2 110 (11.34%) Azure
3 67 (6.91%) AWS
4 16 (1.65%) IaaS
4 16 (1.65%) PaaS
5 13 (1.34%) OneDrive
6 9 (0.93%) SaaS
7 8 (0.82%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.72%) GitHub
9 6 (0.62%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.52%) Azure Functions
10 5 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.52%) GCP
10 5 (0.52%) Heroku
10 5 (0.52%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.52%) Serverless
11 3 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 146 (15.05%) SAN
2 140 (14.43%) Firewall
3 123 (12.68%) DNS
4 99 (10.21%) DHCP
5 94 (9.69%) WAN
6 88 (9.07%) LAN
7 72 (7.42%) VPN
8 61 (6.29%) Wireless
9 53 (5.46%) NAS
10 49 (5.05%) Internet
11 42 (4.33%) TCP/IP
12 39 (4.02%) BGP
13 34 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
14 33 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
14 33 (3.40%) Skype
15 27 (2.78%) MPLS
16 24 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
17 23 (2.37%) NetScaler
18 18 (1.86%) OSPF
18 18 (1.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.89%) Oracle Database
2 28 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (2.47%) MySQL
4 17 (1.75%) Big Data
4 17 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 14 (1.44%) DB2
6 13 (1.34%) DataStage
7 12 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.13%) Informix
8 11 (1.13%) QualityStage
9 10 (1.03%) IBM InfoSphere
10 9 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.72%) NonStop SQL
12 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.62%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 87 (8.97%) JIRA
2 38 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (2.68%) LoadRunner
3 26 (2.68%) Selenium
4 23 (2.37%) HP UFT
5 17 (1.75%) SoapUI
6 16 (1.65%) JMeter
7 14 (1.44%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.34%) Bugzilla
8 13 (1.34%) Git (software)
9 11 (1.13%) MSI
9 11 (1.13%) SpecFlow
10 8 (0.82%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.82%) Metasploit
11 7 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.72%) Subversion
12 6 (0.62%) TestRail
12 6 (0.62%) WinDbg
13 5 (0.52%) FitNesse
14 4 (0.41%) TestComplete
General
1 108 (11.13%) Finance
2 80 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 72 (7.42%) Banking
4 57 (5.88%) Retail
5 40 (4.12%) Public Sector
6 26 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.24%) Back Office
9 10 (1.03%) Automotive
10 9 (0.93%) German Language
11 8 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.72%) Italian Language
12 7 (0.72%) Law
12 7 (0.72%) Publishing
13 5 (0.52%) Front Office
13 5 (0.52%) Marketing
14 4 (0.41%) Police
15 3 (0.31%) Advertising
15 3 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 121 (12.47%) Analyst
2 84 (8.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 80 (8.25%) Network Engineer
4 74 (7.63%) Support Engineer
5 47 (4.85%) Tester
6 46 (4.74%) Desktop Support
6 46 (4.74%) Service Analyst
7 43 (4.43%) Consultant
8 40 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
9 39 (4.02%) Test Manager
9 39 (4.02%) Windows Engineer
10 38 (3.92%) Developer
11 35 (3.61%) Field Engineer
12 34 (3.51%) Test Analyst
13 32 (3.30%) Architect
13 32 (3.30%) Desktop Engineer
14 30 (3.09%) Build Engineer
14 30 (3.09%) Test Leader
15 29 (2.99%) Administrator
15 29 (2.99%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.81%) XML
2 31 (3.20%) Web Services
3 29 (2.99%) .NET
4 17 (1.75%) Middleware
5 15 (1.55%) RESTful
6 14 (1.44%) JSON
7 12 (1.24%) Django
8 11 (1.13%) XML Schema
9 10 (1.03%) SOAP
10 9 (0.93%) Gherkin
10 9 (0.93%) HTML
11 8 (0.82%) LDAP
12 7 (0.72%) YAML
13 6 (0.62%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.62%) SAPUI5
14 5 (0.52%) REST
14 5 (0.52%) SAP BSP
14 5 (0.52%) SAP Fiori
14 5 (0.52%) Spring
14 5 (0.52%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 133 (13.71%) Data Centre
2 100 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (8.56%) Driving Licence
4 65 (6.70%) Clustering
5 42 (4.33%) Replication
6 40 (4.12%) NHS
7 39 (4.02%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.68%) Blackberry
9 25 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (1.86%) Public Cloud
10 18 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (1.75%) User Experience
12 10 (1.03%) EMC VMAX
12 10 (1.03%) EMC VNX
12 10 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.03%) iPad
13 9 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.93%) Fat Client
13 9 (0.93%) iPhone
13 9 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 476 (49.07%) Windows
2 180 (18.56%) Windows Server
3 156 (16.08%) Windows 10
4 153 (15.77%) Linux
5 117 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 113 (11.65%) Windows 7
7 110 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (7.42%) Unix
9 55 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (3.71%) Windows XP
11 32 (3.30%) Solaris
12 29 (2.99%) Android
13 24 (2.47%) Apple iOS
14 18 (1.86%) CentOS
14 18 (1.86%) Ubuntu
15 17 (1.75%) HPUX
16 16 (1.65%) Mac OS
17 14 (1.44%) Windows Vista
18 12 (1.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (20.82%) ITIL
2 122 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
3 117 (12.06%) Migration
4 108 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (10.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 74 (7.63%) Test Management
7 65 (6.70%) ITSM
8 63 (6.49%) Test Scripting
9 59 (6.08%) Test Automation
10 58 (5.98%) Defect Management
11 54 (5.57%) Service Management
12 53 (5.46%) Incident Management
13 52 (5.36%) Test Strategy
14 51 (5.26%) Break/Fix
15 46 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
16 43 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
17 40 (4.12%) Service Delivery
18 36 (3.71%) Project Management
19 33 (3.40%) Regression Testing
19 33 (3.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 121 (12.47%) PowerShell
1 121 (12.47%) SQL
2 56 (5.77%) Java
3 51 (5.26%) Python
4 35 (3.61%) Perl
5 29 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 21 (2.16%) C#
7 16 (1.65%) VBScript
8 15 (1.55%) C
8 15 (1.55%) VB
9 14 (1.44%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.82%) C++
10 8 (0.82%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.82%) PHP
11 7 (0.72%) Prolog
12 6 (0.62%) ABAP
12 6 (0.62%) Ruby
12 6 (0.62%) Tcl
13 5 (0.52%) Go
13 5 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 173 (17.84%) Security Cleared
2 119 (12.27%) SC Cleared
3 67 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (5.57%) ISEB
6 50 (5.15%) ISTQB
7 49 (5.05%) DV Cleared
8 47 (4.85%) MCSE
9 42 (4.33%) CCNA
10 39 (4.02%) CCNP
11 32 (3.30%) Degree
11 32 (3.30%) MCP
12 30 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (1.75%) CCIE
14 17 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (1.65%) MCSA
16 14 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
17 8 (0.82%) CCA
17 8 (0.82%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.29%) QA
2 49 (5.05%) SLA
3 16 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.93%) PMO
5 8 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.62%) Government Security Classifications
7 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.41%) NCSC
9 3 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.21%) GAMP
10 2 (0.21%) GDPR
10 2 (0.21%) GxP
10 2 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.21%) NIST
11 1 (0.10%) BS7799
11 1 (0.10%) COSHH
11 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 252 (25.98%) Active Directory
2 187 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (10.52%) Hyper-V
4 72 (7.42%) VMware ESXi
4 72 (7.42%) vSphere
5 36 (3.71%) XenApp
6 32 (3.30%) XenDesktop
7 26 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (1.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 12 (1.24%) vCloud
11 11 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (1.03%) Docker
12 10 (1.03%) NFS
13 9 (0.93%) DFS Replication
13 9 (0.93%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.82%) Firmware
14 8 (0.82%) Xen
15 7 (0.72%) Samba
15 7 (0.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 113 (11.65%) HP ALM
2 104 (10.72%) SCCM
3 96 (9.90%) HP Quality Center
4 43 (4.43%) vCenter Server
5 39 (4.02%) SCOM
6 37 (3.81%) OpenView
7 34 (3.51%) WSUS
8 31 (3.20%) Ansible
9 25 (2.58%) NetBackup
10 24 (2.47%) Puppet
11 20 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
12 16 (1.65%) Netcool
12 16 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
13 15 (1.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 14 (1.44%) OVSD
15 13 (1.34%) HP SIM
15 13 (1.34%) Nagios
15 13 (1.34%) ServiceCenter
16 10 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
16 10 (1.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 310 (31.96%) Microsoft
2 244 (25.15%) VMware
3 220 (22.68%) Cisco
4 185 (19.07%) Dell
5 107 (11.03%) Citrix
6 92 (9.48%) Oracle
7 74 (7.63%) IBM
8 70 (7.22%) EMC
9 63 (6.49%) NetApp
10 61 (6.29%) SAP
11 59 (6.08%) Aruba
12 46 (4.74%) F5
13 45 (4.64%) CheckPoint
13 45 (4.64%) Palo Alto
14 38 (3.92%) 3PAR
14 38 (3.92%) Juniper
14 38 (3.92%) Red Hat
15 31 (3.20%) BMC
16 30 (3.09%) Apple
16 30 (3.09%) Remedy