Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 72 53
Rank change year-on-year -2 -19 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 22 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.76% 0.91% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 5.45% 1.49% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 12
Essex median daily rate £356 £288 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.91% -25.81% +19.23%
10th Percentile £310 £163 £210
90th Percentile £528 £525 £492
East of England median daily rate £338 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -12.77% +19.23% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Essex median hourly rate £11.33 - £40.50
10th Percentile £10.16 - £40.25
90th Percentile £12.49 - £40.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +12.03% -34.09% +10.00%

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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 404 536 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 50.75% 61.05% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 297 270
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £220 £225
90th Percentile £600 £501 £525
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 99 80
Essex median hourly rate £16.47 £29.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.19% +55.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £43.53 £42.84 £40.88
East of England median hourly rate £16.47 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -3.15% -17.07% -0.61%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Essex

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Essex

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Essex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Essex

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Essex

HP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £350 -
Witham 0 5 £350 -36.36%
HP
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for HP.

1 11 (50.00%) Windows
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (31.82%) Kanban
4 7 (31.82%) SSL
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 7 (31.82%) SOAP
4 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
4 7 (31.82%) DHCP
4 7 (31.82%) DNS
5 6 (27.27%) ISEB
5 6 (27.27%) McAfee
5 6 (27.27%) SCCM
5 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Selenium
5 6 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 5 (22.73%) vCenter Server
6 5 (22.73%) Skype
6 5 (22.73%) NX-OS
6 5 (22.73%) Zephyr

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (22.73%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Mule
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DHCP
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
1 7 (31.82%) SSL
2 6 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (22.73%) BGP
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) HSRP
3 5 (22.73%) IPsec
3 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
3 5 (22.73%) Junos
3 5 (22.73%) NX-OS
3 5 (22.73%) OSPF
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
3 5 (22.73%) Skype
3 5 (22.73%) SNMP
3 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) VRRP
3 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
4 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 6 (27.27%) Selenium
2 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
2 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
2 5 (22.73%) Zephyr
3 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.64%) Artifactory
5 2 (9.09%) Maven
6 1 (4.55%) JMeter
6 1 (4.55%) Robot Framework
6 1 (4.55%) The Grinder
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) QA Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Data Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Manager
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) SOAP
2 4 (18.18%) 802.1X
3 2 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (9.09%) Java EE
3 2 (9.09%) Java SE
3 2 (9.09%) JSON
3 2 (9.09%) JSON Schema
3 2 (9.09%) Middleware
3 2 (9.09%) OAuth
3 2 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 2 (9.09%) Spring Boot
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) WSDL
3 2 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (9.09%) HPUX
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (31.82%) Kanban
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 5 (22.73%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) Test Management
5 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Microservices
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.55%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Groovy
2 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.09%) XPath
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ISEB
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) DFS Replication
2 5 (22.73%) NFS
2 5 (22.73%) vSphere
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (22.73%) vCenter Server
3 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (4.55%) DameWare
4 1 (4.55%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) McAfee
5 5 (22.73%) Clearswift
5 5 (22.73%) Huawei
5 5 (22.73%) Juniper
5 5 (22.73%) NetApp
6 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
7 3 (13.64%) Brocade
8 2 (9.09%) webMethods
8 2 (9.09%) WSO2
9 1 (4.55%) Adobe
9 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
9 1 (4.55%) CommVault
9 1 (4.55%) F5
9 1 (4.55%) IBM