Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 205 220 164
Rank change year-on-year +15 -56 -37
Contract jobs citing HP 734 1,170 1,592
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.32% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 3.09% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 718 1,009
Median daily rate £350 £389 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.97% +7.24% +0.69%
10th Percentile £138 £135 £140
90th Percentile £538 £538 £523
UK median daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -9.68% +10.71% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 104 140
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.86% -1.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.40 £10.16
90th Percentile £34.38 £35.00 £38.31
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +17.86% -3.45% -

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 24,381 37,828 38,790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.91% 42.52% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,863 23,835 24,361
Median daily rate £450 £454 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +0.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £643 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,089 1,279 1,323
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.60 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +0.57% +0.63%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.92 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% +4.35%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in England

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP in England.

Daily rate trend for HP in England

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP in England over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HP in England

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP in England.

Hourly rate trend for HP in England

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing HP in England over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 +11 209 £350 -12.50% 57
South East +22 182 £375 -3.23% 46
North of England +28 138 £350 -6.67% 61
East of England +69 84 £356 -10.94% 15
North West +30 68 £319 -1.92% 37
Midlands +36 67 £313 -16.67% 25
Yorkshire +63 61 £358 -15.66% 7
South West -54 56 £350 -9.68% 16
East Midlands +35 42 £313 -15.60% 7
West Midlands +26 25 £310 -17.33% 18
North East -8 10 £350 -12.50% 17
HP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 446 (60.76%) Windows
2 229 (31.20%) Microsoft
3 202 (27.52%) Active Directory
4 179 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
5 156 (21.25%) Windows 10
6 150 (20.44%) Dell
7 149 (20.30%) Windows Server
8 140 (19.07%) Security Cleared
9 138 (18.80%) VMware
10 135 (18.39%) ITIL
11 130 (17.71%) Cisco
12 112 (15.26%) Windows 7
13 104 (14.17%) Linux
14 103 (14.03%) SC Cleared
15 100 (13.62%) PowerShell
15 100 (13.62%) Driving Licence
16 99 (13.49%) SCCM
16 99 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
17 95 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
18 91 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
19 90 (12.26%) Office 365
20 89 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
21 88 (11.99%) Data Centre
21 88 (11.99%) DNS
22 86 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 82 (11.17%) VPN
23 82 (11.17%) Firewall
23 82 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
24 81 (11.04%) Oracle
24 81 (11.04%) SAN

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 69 (9.40%) MS Exchange
2 30 (4.09%) Confluence
3 26 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 24 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (2.18%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.36%) IIS
8 7 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.82%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.54%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.27%) Apache
12 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.27%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 179 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 24 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (3.00%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (2.72%) Acrobat
7 16 (2.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 31 (4.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 5 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.54%) Maximo
6 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.14%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 90 (12.26%) Office 365
2 80 (10.90%) Azure
3 44 (5.99%) AWS
4 14 (1.91%) IaaS
4 14 (1.91%) PaaS
5 11 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (1.23%) HP Helion
7 8 (1.09%) OneDrive
8 7 (0.95%) GCP
9 6 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.54%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.54%) SaaS
11 3 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.41%) Datadog
11 3 (0.41%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (0.27%) AWS CodePipeline
12 2 (0.27%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 88 (11.99%) DNS
2 82 (11.17%) Firewall
2 82 (11.17%) VPN
3 81 (11.04%) SAN
4 68 (9.26%) Internet
5 67 (9.13%) DHCP
6 52 (7.08%) LAN
7 37 (5.04%) Remote Desktop
8 35 (4.77%) WAN
8 35 (4.77%) Wireless
9 32 (4.36%) TCP/IP
10 27 (3.68%) Wireshark
11 24 (3.27%) WebEx
12 17 (2.32%) NAS
12 17 (2.32%) Skype
13 14 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (1.91%) IPv6
13 14 (1.91%) NetScaler
14 13 (1.77%) IPv4
14 13 (1.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.18%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (1.50%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.36%) MySQL
4 10 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.82%) Big Data
7 6 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.54%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.54%) MS Access
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.41%) NonStop SQL
10 3 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.41%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.41%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 66 (8.99%) JIRA
2 22 (3.00%) Jenkins
3 21 (2.86%) Selenium
4 16 (2.18%) HP UFT
5 14 (1.91%) JMeter
5 14 (1.91%) LoadRunner
6 11 (1.50%) Bugzilla
7 9 (1.23%) SoapUI
8 8 (1.09%) MSI
9 6 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.82%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.54%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.54%) Hudson
10 4 (0.54%) TestNG
10 4 (0.54%) TestRail
11 3 (0.41%) Ant
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.41%) Robot Framework
11 3 (0.41%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (8.04%) Retail
2 56 (7.63%) Telecoms
3 51 (6.95%) Banking
4 47 (6.40%) Finance
5 27 (3.68%) Public Sector
6 16 (2.18%) Automotive
7 9 (1.23%) German Language
7 9 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.54%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.54%) Legal
10 2 (0.27%) Advertising
10 2 (0.27%) Back Office
10 2 (0.27%) Billing
10 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.27%) Law
10 2 (0.27%) Local Government
10 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (12.26%) Analyst
2 75 (10.22%) Support Engineer
3 69 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 66 (8.99%) Desktop Support
5 62 (8.45%) Field Engineer
6 44 (5.99%) Service Analyst
7 42 (5.72%) Tester
8 41 (5.59%) IT Engineer
9 40 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
10 39 (5.31%) Hardware Engineer
11 38 (5.18%) Network Engineer
12 36 (4.90%) Field Service Engineer
13 35 (4.77%) Deployment Engineer
13 35 (4.77%) IT Support
14 33 (4.50%) Field Hardware Engineer
15 32 (4.36%) Architect
15 32 (4.36%) Break Fix Engineer
15 32 (4.36%) Windows Engineer
16 31 (4.22%) Build Engineer
16 31 (4.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.86%) Middleware
2 17 (2.32%) XML
3 16 (2.18%) .NET
4 10 (1.36%) SOAP
5 9 (1.23%) 802.1X
5 9 (1.23%) LDAP
5 9 (1.23%) REST
6 8 (1.09%) HTML
7 7 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (0.95%) SailPoint
8 6 (0.82%) JSP
8 6 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 6 (0.82%) Servlets
8 6 (0.82%) SPML
8 6 (0.82%) Spring
8 6 (0.82%) Spring Boot
8 6 (0.82%) Web Services
9 5 (0.68%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.54%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.62%) Driving Licence
2 89 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (11.99%) Data Centre
4 41 (5.59%) Blackberry
5 36 (4.90%) Management Information System
6 31 (4.22%) NHS
7 24 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (3.13%) Replication
9 21 (2.86%) PDA
10 17 (2.32%) User Experience
11 15 (2.04%) Clustering
11 15 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
12 14 (1.91%) Public Cloud
13 13 (1.77%) iPhone
14 12 (1.63%) EMC VNX
15 11 (1.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 10 (1.36%) Wiki
17 9 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
18 8 (1.09%) Smartphone
19 7 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 446 (60.76%) Windows
2 156 (21.25%) Windows 10
3 149 (20.30%) Windows Server
4 112 (15.26%) Windows 7
5 104 (14.17%) Linux
6 91 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 82 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (7.90%) Windows XP
9 45 (6.13%) Windows Server 2016
10 37 (5.04%) Android
11 34 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (4.36%) Windows Vista
13 30 (4.09%) Unix
14 28 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 26 (3.54%) Apple iOS
15 26 (3.54%) Windows Server 2019
16 23 (3.13%) Windows 2000
17 15 (2.04%) Solaris
18 14 (1.91%) Mac OS X
19 13 (1.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (18.39%) ITIL
2 99 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
3 86 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 71 (9.67%) Migration
5 65 (8.86%) ITSM
6 62 (8.45%) Break/Fix
7 61 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (7.49%) Test Automation
9 54 (7.36%) Incident Management
10 50 (6.81%) Test Scripting
11 45 (6.13%) Service Management
12 43 (5.86%) Defect Management
13 35 (4.77%) Workflow
14 31 (4.22%) SDLC
15 26 (3.54%) Change Management
15 26 (3.54%) Test Management
16 25 (3.41%) High Availability
16 25 (3.41%) Scenario Testing
17 24 (3.27%) ITIL V3
17 24 (3.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (13.62%) PowerShell
2 78 (10.63%) SQL
3 45 (6.13%) Java
4 27 (3.68%) Python
5 20 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 19 (2.59%) VB
6 19 (2.59%) VBScript
7 18 (2.45%) C
8 16 (2.18%) C#
9 8 (1.09%) Perl
9 8 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.95%) PHP
11 6 (0.82%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.82%) C++
12 5 (0.68%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.54%) BeanShell
13 4 (0.54%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.27%) F#
14 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 140 (19.07%) Security Cleared
2 103 (14.03%) SC Cleared
3 48 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (5.31%) ISTQB
5 34 (4.63%) MCSE
6 33 (4.50%) DV Cleared
7 31 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (3.68%) Degree
9 26 (3.54%) CCNA
10 24 (3.27%) ISEB
11 22 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (2.18%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (2.18%) MCSA
14 14 (1.91%) CCNP
15 12 (1.63%) CCA
15 12 (1.63%) MCP
16 11 (1.50%) A+ Certification
16 11 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.45%) QA
2 26 (3.54%) SLA
3 12 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (0.82%) Government Security Classifications
4 6 (0.82%) NCSC
5 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.27%) GAMP
6 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.14%) GDPR
7 1 (0.14%) GxP
7 1 (0.14%) NIST
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 202 (27.52%) Active Directory
2 95 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (8.17%) Hyper-V
4 49 (6.68%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (4.77%) vSphere
6 26 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (2.72%) XenApp
8 12 (1.63%) Firmware
9 8 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (1.09%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.54%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.41%) Docker
12 3 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.27%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 99 (13.49%) SCCM
2 77 (10.49%) HP ALM
3 54 (7.36%) HP Quality Center
4 44 (5.99%) OpenView
5 33 (4.50%) SCOM
6 31 (4.22%) OVSD
7 29 (3.95%) NetBackup
8 24 (3.27%) ServiceCenter
9 23 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 21 (2.86%) WSUS
11 19 (2.59%) vCenter Server
12 18 (2.45%) HP SIM
13 15 (2.04%) Ansible
14 14 (1.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 12 (1.63%) Puppet
16 11 (1.50%) Terraform
16 11 (1.50%) vRealize
17 10 (1.36%) HP Operations Orchestration
17 10 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
18 8 (1.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 229 (31.20%) Microsoft
2 150 (20.44%) Dell
3 138 (18.80%) VMware
4 130 (17.71%) Cisco
5 81 (11.04%) Oracle
6 49 (6.68%) Citrix
6 49 (6.68%) IBM
7 47 (6.40%) NetApp
7 47 (6.40%) Remedy
8 46 (6.27%) Fujitsu
9 33 (4.50%) EMC
10 31 (4.22%) Red Hat
11 25 (3.41%) Adobe
12 23 (3.13%) Bomgar
12 23 (3.13%) Peregrine
13 22 (3.00%) 3PAR
13 22 (3.00%) Aruba
13 22 (3.00%) Brocade
13 22 (3.00%) CheckPoint
14 21 (2.86%) ServiceNow