Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 18 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 39 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -27
Contract jobs citing HP 138 188 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.92% 4.83% 4.65%
As % of the Vendors category 7.29% 8.75% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 127 132
Hampshire median daily rate £378 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% -6.67% +7.92%
10th Percentile £280 £250 £255
90th Percentile £488 £438 £438
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 5
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.44 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.57% -38.18% +139.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.13 £19.11
90th Percentile £24.42 £49.46 £52.00
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £20.72
% change year-on-year -13.33% -27.59% +47.96%

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 Hampshire.

All Vendors
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1892 2149 2257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 53.72% 55.22% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 1344 1331
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 113 121
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.29% +5.26% +22.58%
10th Percentile £10.41 £12.00 £12.24
90th Percentile £45.00 £55.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +14.43%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Hampshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Hampshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Hampshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Hampshire

HP
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 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Basingstoke +2 34 £310 +16.98%
Hook +12 24 £395 +23.44%
Andover - 12 £375 - 1
Fareham +9 8 £475 +40.74%
Southampton -7 7 £455 +45.60%
Havant -8 7 £350 -7.89%
Portsmouth -13 7 £285 -26.92%
Winchester +10 2 £280 +1.82% 1
Farnborough +3 1 - -
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 63 (45.65%) Security Cleared
2 51 (36.96%) Windows
3 49 (35.51%) Oracle
4 44 (31.88%) SQL
5 43 (31.16%) VMware
6 37 (26.81%) Test Automation
7 35 (25.36%) Microsoft
8 31 (22.46%) Linux
8 31 (22.46%) Telecoms
8 31 (22.46%) SC Cleared
8 31 (22.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 30 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 29 (21.01%) Oracle Database
11 27 (19.57%) Java
12 26 (18.84%) Web Services
12 26 (18.84%) ITIL
12 26 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (18.84%) HP Quality Center
12 26 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (18.12%) Windows Server
14 24 (17.39%) Firewall
15 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 23 (16.67%) ISTQB
16 22 (15.94%) Test Management
16 22 (15.94%) Test Scripting
16 22 (15.94%) Cisco
16 22 (15.94%) Wireless
17 21 (15.22%) McAfee
17 21 (15.22%) Performance Testing
17 21 (15.22%) vSphere

HP
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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.70%) GlassFish
1 12 (8.70%) Liferay
2 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.17%) Apache
3 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.17%) JBoss
3 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.45%) Documentum
5 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.90%) Office 365
3 3 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.39%) Firewall
2 22 (15.94%) Wireless
3 16 (11.59%) LTE
3 16 (11.59%) WAN
4 15 (10.87%) LAN
4 15 (10.87%) PuTTY
4 15 (10.87%) WinSCP
5 12 (8.70%) 4G
5 12 (8.70%) SAN
6 7 (5.07%) BIG-IP
7 6 (4.35%) DNS
8 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.17%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.45%) IPv4
10 2 (1.45%) SNMP
11 1 (0.72%) 3G
11 1 (0.72%) ADSL
11 1 (0.72%) DMZ
11 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.01%) Oracle Database
2 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (5.07%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.45%) DB2
6 2 (1.45%) MySQL
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 19 (13.77%) HP UFT
1 19 (13.77%) Selenium
2 18 (13.04%) LoadRunner
2 18 (13.04%) SoapUI
3 16 (11.59%) Oracle APEX
4 15 (10.87%) Ant
4 15 (10.87%) Eclipse
4 15 (10.87%) SpecFlow
4 15 (10.87%) TestNG
5 13 (9.42%) MSI
5 13 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.62%) JIRA
7 3 (2.17%) Toad
8 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.45%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.72%) JMeter
9 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (22.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.62%) Publishing
3 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (21.74%) Analyst
2 27 (19.57%) Test Analyst
3 20 (14.49%) Test Engineer
4 17 (12.32%) Developer
5 12 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.97%) Administrator
7 9 (6.52%) Architect
8 7 (5.07%) BSS Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) Consultant
8 7 (5.07%) OSS Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.35%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Report Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Tester
10 5 (3.62%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (2.90%) Performance Analyst
11 4 (2.90%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.84%) Web Services
2 17 (12.32%) .NET
3 12 (8.70%) Ehcache
3 12 (8.70%) EJB
3 12 (8.70%) EJB 3.0
3 12 (8.70%) JAXB
3 12 (8.70%) JAX-RS
3 12 (8.70%) JPA
3 12 (8.70%) RESTful
4 5 (3.62%) Middleware
5 3 (2.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.90%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.90%) Replication
5 4 (2.90%) User Experience
6 3 (2.17%) Clustering
7 2 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.45%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.72%) CMDB
8 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (36.96%) Windows
2 31 (22.46%) Linux
3 26 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (18.12%) Windows Server
5 17 (12.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (9.42%) Windows Vista
7 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (5.80%) Unix
9 7 (5.07%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.17%) Solaris
10 3 (2.17%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.45%) AIX
11 2 (1.45%) HPUX
12 1 (0.72%) VMS
12 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.81%) Test Automation
2 26 (18.84%) ITIL
3 22 (15.94%) Test Management
3 22 (15.94%) Test Scripting
4 21 (15.22%) Performance Testing
5 19 (13.77%) Collaborative Working
6 17 (12.32%) Regression Testing
7 16 (11.59%) Test Strategy
8 15 (10.87%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (10.14%) API Testing
9 14 (10.14%) Service Management
10 13 (9.42%) Defect Tracking
11 12 (8.70%) Analytics
11 12 (8.70%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.97%) ITSM
12 11 (7.97%) Validation
13 10 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (7.25%) Test Planning
14 9 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (6.52%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.88%) SQL
2 27 (19.57%) Java
3 20 (14.49%) PowerShell
4 16 (11.59%) F#
5 12 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.25%) VBScript
7 8 (5.80%) VB
8 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.72%) C
8 1 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 63 (45.65%) Security Cleared
2 31 (22.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 31 (22.46%) SC Cleared
3 23 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 20 (14.49%) DV Cleared
5 19 (13.77%) Degree
6 17 (12.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (10.14%) ISEB
8 10 (7.25%) ISEB Practitioner
9 9 (6.52%) CCNP
9 9 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (5.80%) CCIE
10 8 (5.80%) CCIP
11 7 (5.07%) CCDP
11 7 (5.07%) CCSA
11 7 (5.07%) CCSE
11 7 (5.07%) HP ASE
11 7 (5.07%) JNCIA
11 7 (5.07%) JNCIE
12 6 (4.35%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) QA
2 7 (5.07%) PMO
3 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 26 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.22%) vSphere
4 6 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.72%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (18.84%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (10.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (5.80%) FortiGate
4 5 (3.62%) Netcool
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (3.62%) SCCM
5 4 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.90%) WSUS
6 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.45%) OpenView
7 2 (1.45%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.45%) vRealize
8 1 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.72%) SCOM
8 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (35.51%) Oracle
2 43 (31.16%) VMware
3 35 (25.36%) Microsoft
4 22 (15.94%) Cisco
5 21 (15.22%) McAfee
6 17 (12.32%) Red Hat
7 16 (11.59%) Motorola
8 15 (10.87%) Lumension
9 13 (9.42%) IBM
10 11 (7.97%) CheckPoint
10 11 (7.97%) Software AG
10 11 (7.97%) webMethods
11 9 (6.52%) Aruba
12 8 (5.80%) F5
12 8 (5.80%) Fortinet
12 8 (5.80%) Juniper
12 8 (5.80%) Riverbed
13 6 (4.35%) ServiceNow
14 5 (3.62%) Citrix
14 5 (3.62%) Remedy