Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 34 31
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 -17
Contract jobs citing HP 144 190 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.21% 5.34% 5.59%
As % of the Vendors category 8.17% 9.68% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 117 151
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% +7.92%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £253
90th Percentile £488 £438 £525
South East median daily rate £350 £346 £375
% change year-on-year +1.30% -7.87% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 14
Hampshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -73.64% +381.40%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £21.25
90th Percentile £24.42 £49.46 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £12.70 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -12.41% -32.71% +62.64%

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 1,763 1,962 2,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 51.50% 55.10% 52.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,012 1,233 1,264
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £251 £263
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 90 111
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.38 £19.44 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -25.25% +76.27%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.85 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £52.75 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.43 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.43% -20.86% +22.32%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 -14 16 £310 -14.89% 2
Portsmouth +2 15 £285 +3.64% 2
Andover +22 12 £375 +15.38%
Havant -3 12 £350 +40.00%
Hook -5 11 £457 +31.58%
Fareham +6 9 £475 +26.67% 1
Southampton -19 8 £500 +78.57% 1
Winchester +4 2 £280 +1.82% 4
Farnborough -2 2 - - 2
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 60 (41.67%) Oracle
2 58 (40.28%) Windows
3 53 (36.81%) Microsoft
4 45 (31.25%) SQL
4 45 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 44 (30.56%) Linux
5 44 (30.56%) Security Cleared
6 42 (29.17%) Web Services
6 42 (29.17%) Active Directory
6 42 (29.17%) VMware
7 41 (28.47%) Java
8 35 (24.31%) Test Automation
9 27 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (18.75%) PL/SQL
9 27 (18.75%) EJB
9 27 (18.75%) JAXB
9 27 (18.75%) Liferay
9 27 (18.75%) RESTful
9 27 (18.75%) JPA
9 27 (18.75%) EJB 3.0
9 27 (18.75%) Unit Testing
9 27 (18.75%) GlassFish
9 27 (18.75%) Selenium
9 27 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 27 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (18.75%) JAX-RS
9 27 (18.75%) Windows Server
10 25 (17.36%) Ehcache
11 24 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 24 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

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 27 (18.75%) GlassFish
1 27 (18.75%) Liferay
2 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (3.47%) IIS
2 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.08%) Apache
3 3 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.08%) Confluence
3 3 (2.08%) JBoss
3 3 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.56%) Office 365
3 5 (3.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.97%) Firewall
2 16 (11.11%) PuTTY
2 16 (11.11%) WinSCP
3 10 (6.94%) LAN
3 10 (6.94%) WAN
4 9 (6.25%) MVNO
4 9 (6.25%) Wireless
5 8 (5.56%) SAN
6 6 (4.17%) DNS
7 5 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.47%) DMZ
7 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.47%) VPN
8 3 (2.08%) Skype
8 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.39%) IPv4
9 2 (1.39%) SMTP
10 1 (0.69%) 3G
10 1 (0.69%) ADSL
10 1 (0.69%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 27 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
2 27 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
4 15 (10.42%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (10.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (10.42%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 27 (18.75%) Selenium
2 18 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 16 (11.11%) Ant
3 16 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 16 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
3 16 (11.11%) TestNG
4 15 (10.42%) SoapUI
4 15 (10.42%) SpecFlow
5 12 (8.33%) LoadRunner
5 12 (8.33%) MSI
6 11 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (5.56%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.17%) JIRA
9 3 (2.08%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.08%) Gradle
9 3 (2.08%) Subversion
10 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.69%) JMeter
10 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (13.19%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.64%) Billing
3 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (20.14%) Developer
2 27 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.19%) Analyst
4 17 (11.81%) Architect
5 13 (9.03%) Test Engineer
6 12 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.25%) IT Architect
7 9 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) IT Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Defect Manager
10 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) IT Security Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Telecoms Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Tester
11 4 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (29.17%) Web Services
2 27 (18.75%) EJB
2 27 (18.75%) EJB 3.0
2 27 (18.75%) JAXB
2 27 (18.75%) JAX-RS
2 27 (18.75%) JPA
2 27 (18.75%) RESTful
3 25 (17.36%) Ehcache
4 16 (11.11%) .NET
5 8 (5.56%) JSP
5 8 (5.56%) Struts
6 5 (3.47%) WAP
7 3 (2.08%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.78%) Replication
5 4 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.39%) Clustering
6 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.39%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.39%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.39%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) CMDB
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.28%) Windows
2 44 (30.56%) Linux
3 27 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 24 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.33%) Windows Vista
7 8 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.78%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.39%) AIX
9 2 (1.39%) HPUX
9 2 (1.39%) Unix
10 1 (0.69%) Solaris
10 1 (0.69%) VMS
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.31%) Test Automation
2 27 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 18 (12.50%) Test Management
4 15 (10.42%) API Testing
4 15 (10.42%) Performance Testing
4 15 (10.42%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (9.72%) Test Strategy
6 13 (9.03%) ITIL
7 12 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.64%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (5.56%) DevOps
10 7 (4.86%) Asset Management
10 7 (4.86%) Test Scripting
11 6 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (4.17%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.17%) Scrum
12 5 (3.47%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (3.47%) Security Monitoring
12 5 (3.47%) Server Hardening
12 5 (3.47%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.25%) SQL
2 41 (28.47%) Java
3 27 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 16 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 15 (10.42%) F#
6 4 (2.78%) VBScript
7 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.69%) C#
7 1 (0.69%) Korn
7 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 24 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (10.42%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.94%) ISEB
5 10 (6.94%) ISTQB
6 9 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.78%) Degree
10 2 (1.39%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.39%) MCSE
10 2 (1.39%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.69%) CCNP
11 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.78%) SLA
4 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 42 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (15.28%) vSphere
4 6 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.47%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (6.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.78%) SCCM
4 4 (2.78%) WSUS
5 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.39%) Netcool
6 2 (1.39%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 60 (41.67%) Oracle
2 53 (36.81%) Microsoft
3 42 (29.17%) VMware
4 23 (15.97%) Cisco
5 18 (12.50%) McAfee
6 17 (11.81%) IBM
6 17 (11.81%) Red Hat
7 13 (9.03%) Software AG
7 13 (9.03%) webMethods
8 12 (8.33%) Lumension
9 11 (7.64%) Citrix
10 9 (6.25%) CheckPoint
11 7 (4.86%) NetApp
12 6 (4.17%) BMC
12 6 (4.17%) Remedy
12 6 (4.17%) ServiceNow
13 5 (3.47%) Dell
14 4 (2.78%) Altiris
14 4 (2.78%) Veritas
15 3 (2.08%) SolarWinds