Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for HP ALM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP ALM over the 6 months to 17 February 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.

HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 93 128
Rank change year-on-year -62 +35 -4
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 28 73 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.74% 2.05% 1.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.89% 13.37% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 61 33
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -23.81%
10th Percentile £280 £288 £250
90th Percentile £415 £475 £392
South East median daily rate £380 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -5.00% +23.08% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -29.41%

HP ALM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 719 546 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.94% 15.30% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 320 336
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £306 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 14
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.50 £20.06 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.15% -31.42% +67.14%
10th Percentile £11.85 £14.78 £11.51
90th Percentile £63.75 £47.50 £74.34
South East median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year -6.33% -45.21% +2.91%

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in Hampshire

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP ALM in Hampshire

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP ALM in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP ALM in Hampshire

HP ALM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP ALM in Hampshire

HP ALM
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP ALM within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Basingstoke -3 5 £350 +7.69%
Gosport - 5 £375 -
Hook - 4 £395 -
Havant - 2 - -
Portsmouth -22 1 £375 -
HP ALM
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HP ALM 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for HP ALM.

1 28 (100.00%) HP
2 16 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 15 (53.57%) SQL
4 14 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (46.43%) Unix
5 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
6 10 (35.71%) QA
6 10 (35.71%) Billing
7 9 (32.14%) Test Management
7 9 (32.14%) VBScript
8 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 8 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (25.00%) Security Testing
9 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 7 (25.00%) MCITP
9 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.00%) VMware
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (25.00%) Web Services
9 7 (25.00%) ISEB
9 7 (25.00%) Citrix
9 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (25.00%) .NET
9 7 (25.00%) MCSE

HP ALM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Wireshark
2 5 (17.86%) LTE
2 5 (17.86%) MVNO
3 2 (7.14%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
2 10 (35.71%) Billing
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Tester
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Performance Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Developer in Test
6 3 (10.71%) IT Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Telecoms Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Telecoms Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) BSS Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) OSS Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) QA Leader
7 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
1 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) BAPI
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (3.57%) SAPUI5
3 1 (3.57%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Unix
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Test Management
2 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 7 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Data Management
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
5 5 (17.86%) SDLC
6 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (10.71%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) ITSM
7 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.71%) SDET
7 3 (10.71%) Service Management
8 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) VBScript
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (21.43%) C
5 6 (21.43%) Java
6 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.14%) VB
8 1 (3.57%) ABAP
8 1 (3.57%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 8 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (25.00%) ISEB
3 7 (25.00%) MCITP
3 7 (25.00%) MCSE
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (21.43%) nmon
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) Citrix
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) Remedy
5 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.57%) Adobe
6 1 (3.57%) SAP