The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 40 35 49
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14  
Contract jobs citing HP 7 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.12% 3.77% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 4.61% 9.19% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £235 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.18% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +2.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.61
% change year-on-year -30.95% +34.50%  

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 Gloucestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 152 185 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 46.06% 41.02% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 92 95
Median daily rate £315 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £526 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 13
Median hourly rate £39.13 £12.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.04% -71.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £42.35 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Gloucestershire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Gloucestershire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Gloucestershire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Gloucester -9 2 - -
Cheltenham +2 1 - - 1
Cirencester - 1 £320 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £151 -
HP
South West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for HP.

1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) JIRA
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) ISEB
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (21.05%) Ruby
6 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
6 4 (21.05%) Unix
6 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Netcool
6 4 (21.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) Remedy
7 3 (15.79%) SAN
7 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) XML

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
1 3 (15.79%) SSH
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
1 2 (10.53%) MS Access
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Base SAS
2 1 (5.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Zephyr
3 2 (10.53%) Ant
3 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) MSI
4 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Gherkin
1 3 (15.79%) REST
1 3 (15.79%) SOAP
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
1 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) BDD
3 3 (15.79%) Data Transformation
3 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
3 3 (15.79%) Kanban
3 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Test Management
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.79%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Demand Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITSM
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Scala
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) ISEB
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
1 4 (21.05%) Netcool
1 4 (21.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Unicenter
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 2 (10.53%) BMC
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Cloudera
4 2 (10.53%) EMC
4 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
4 2 (10.53%) Meridio
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Veritas
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) SAP