Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 36 31
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 -16
Contract jobs citing HP 166 192 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.45% 5.30% 5.87%
As % of the Vendors category 8.37% 9.75% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 121 177
Hampshire median daily rate £394 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -12.50% +9.74%
10th Percentile £243 £255 £258
90th Percentile £451 £480 £547
South East median daily rate £378 £366 £383
% change year-on-year +3.28% -4.38% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 11
Hampshire median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -76.36% +345.34%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £50.00
90th Percentile £17.76 £15.51 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £14.20 £43.00
% change year-on-year -11.97% -66.98% +196.55%

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 1,984 1,969 2,225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 53.22% 54.36% 53.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,095 1,233 1,386
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +7.10% +3.33%
10th Percentile £243 £266 £263
90th Percentile £534 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 97 103
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.38 £19.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.77% -10.34% +34.59%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.76 £11.16
90th Percentile £46.69 £49.45 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.72
% change year-on-year +12.90% -12.54% +5.12%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Andover +11 22 £375 -9.09%
Portsmouth +13 17 £285 +3.64% 1
Farnborough +1 17 £425 -5.56%
Havant -2 17 £400 +14.29%
Basingstoke -18 16 £315 +2.86% 2
Southampton -14 7 £338 +164.71% 2
Gosport -1 4 £440 -45.00%
Fareham -8 4 £250 -28.57%
Winchester +1 3 £158 - 1
Hook -15 2 £415 +6.41%
Eastleigh -6 1 - -
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP 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.

1 86 (51.81%) HP ALM
2 81 (48.80%) Oracle
3 73 (43.98%) Microsoft
4 65 (39.16%) Linux
5 63 (37.95%) Oracle Database
6 59 (35.54%) Web Services
7 58 (34.94%) Java
7 58 (34.94%) Test Automation
8 56 (33.73%) Windows
9 52 (31.33%) Selenium
10 50 (30.12%) SQL
11 47 (28.31%) Security Cleared
12 46 (27.71%) VMware
13 36 (21.69%) Unit Testing
14 35 (21.08%) JPA
14 35 (21.08%) EJB 3.0
14 35 (21.08%) GlassFish
14 35 (21.08%) PostgreSQL
14 35 (21.08%) EJB
14 35 (21.08%) PL/SQL
14 35 (21.08%) JAXB
14 35 (21.08%) Active Directory
14 35 (21.08%) Liferay
14 35 (21.08%) RESTful
14 35 (21.08%) JAX-RS
14 35 (21.08%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (21.08%) Oracle Database 12c
15 34 (20.48%) Windows Server
15 34 (20.48%) SC Cleared
16 33 (19.88%) Ehcache

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 35 (21.08%) GlassFish
1 35 (21.08%) Liferay
2 6 (3.61%) IIS
2 6 (3.61%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.81%) Confluence
4 3 (1.81%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.22%) Office 365
3 4 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.27%) PuTTY
1 27 (16.27%) WinSCP
2 18 (10.84%) Firewall
3 15 (9.04%) SAN
4 11 (6.63%) MVNO
5 10 (6.02%) Wireless
6 7 (4.22%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (3.61%) DMZ
7 6 (3.61%) VPN
8 3 (1.81%) Skype
9 2 (1.20%) LAN
9 2 (1.20%) SMTP
9 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.20%) WAN
10 1 (0.60%) BGP
10 1 (0.60%) DHCP
10 1 (0.60%) DNS
10 1 (0.60%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.60%) OSPF
10 1 (0.60%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (37.95%) Oracle Database
2 35 (21.08%) Oracle Database 12c
2 35 (21.08%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (16.27%) SQL Server
4 24 (14.46%) Oracle Database 10g
4 24 (14.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (14.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (14.46%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (4.22%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.20%) DB2
7 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (31.33%) Selenium
2 29 (17.47%) Oracle APEX
3 28 (16.87%) HP UFT
4 27 (16.27%) Ant
4 27 (16.27%) Eclipse
4 27 (16.27%) TestNG
5 25 (15.06%) SpecFlow
6 24 (14.46%) SoapUI
7 22 (13.25%) Jenkins
8 18 (10.84%) LoadRunner
9 16 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.01%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.41%) JIRA
11 4 (2.41%) MSI
12 3 (1.81%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.81%) Gradle
12 3 (1.81%) Subversion
13 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.60%) JMeter
14 1 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (11.45%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.83%) Billing
3 2 (1.20%) Military
4 1 (0.60%) Finance
4 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (22.29%) Developer
2 35 (21.08%) Java Developer
3 28 (16.87%) Analyst
4 18 (10.84%) Architect
5 17 (10.24%) Test Analyst
6 16 (9.64%) Test Engineer
7 11 (6.63%) Tester
8 10 (6.02%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (6.02%) IT Architect
9 9 (5.42%) JSP Developer
10 8 (4.82%) IT Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Automation Tester
11 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) IT Security Architect
11 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 6 (3.61%) Security Architect
11 6 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Telecoms Analyst
12 5 (3.01%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (35.54%) Web Services
2 35 (21.08%) EJB
2 35 (21.08%) EJB 3.0
2 35 (21.08%) JAXB
2 35 (21.08%) JAX-RS
2 35 (21.08%) JPA
2 35 (21.08%) RESTful
3 33 (19.88%) Ehcache
4 30 (18.07%) .NET
5 22 (13.25%) JSP
5 22 (13.25%) Struts
6 4 (2.41%) WAP
7 3 (1.81%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.20%) HTML
8 2 (1.20%) XML
9 1 (0.60%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.08%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.01%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.41%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.20%) Clustering
6 2 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 65 (39.16%) Linux
2 56 (33.73%) Windows
3 34 (20.48%) Windows Server
4 26 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.02%) Unix
7 9 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.22%) AIX
9 4 (2.41%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.41%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.41%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.81%) HPUX
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.20%) Solaris
11 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.20%) zOS
12 1 (0.60%) SUSE
12 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.94%) Test Automation
2 36 (21.69%) Unit Testing
3 29 (17.47%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (15.66%) DevOps
4 26 (15.66%) System Integration Testing
5 24 (14.46%) API Testing
6 23 (13.86%) Scrum
7 21 (12.65%) Test Strategy
8 19 (11.45%) Test Management
9 18 (10.84%) Performance Testing
10 17 (10.24%) Collaborative Working
10 17 (10.24%) Defect Tracking
10 17 (10.24%) ITIL
10 17 (10.24%) Kanban
11 14 (8.43%) Test Scripting
12 10 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (4.82%) Regression Testing
14 7 (4.22%) TOGAF
15 6 (3.61%) Information Security
15 6 (3.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (34.94%) Java
2 50 (30.12%) SQL
3 35 (21.08%) PL/SQL
4 26 (15.66%) F#
5 6 (3.61%) C#
5 6 (3.61%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.81%) Java 8
6 3 (1.81%) Python
7 2 (1.20%) C++
7 2 (1.20%) COBOL
7 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (28.31%) Security Cleared
2 34 (20.48%) SC Cleared
3 31 (18.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (12.65%) ISEB
5 19 (11.45%) ISEB Practitioner
6 12 (7.23%) ISTQB
7 10 (6.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.61%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.81%) CCNA
12 2 (1.20%) CCIE
12 2 (1.20%) CCNP
12 2 (1.20%) Degree
12 2 (1.20%) MCSE
12 2 (1.20%) Novell Certification
13 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.63%) QA
2 6 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (21.08%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.87%) vSphere
3 18 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.82%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.61%) UAG
6 3 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.20%) XenApp
8 1 (0.60%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 86 (51.81%) HP ALM
2 19 (11.45%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.01%) SCCM
4 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.41%) SCOM
5 3 (1.81%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.81%) Netcool
5 3 (1.81%) vRealize
6 2 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.20%) MaaS360
6 2 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 81 (48.80%) Oracle
2 73 (43.98%) Microsoft
3 46 (27.71%) VMware
4 26 (15.66%) Red Hat
5 25 (15.06%) Cisco
6 24 (14.46%) Software AG
6 24 (14.46%) webMethods
7 18 (10.84%) Citrix
8 17 (10.24%) IBM
9 9 (5.42%) CheckPoint
10 7 (4.22%) EMC
11 6 (3.61%) McAfee
11 6 (3.61%) NetApp
11 6 (3.61%) Remedy
12 5 (3.01%) Dell
12 5 (3.01%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.41%) BMC
13 4 (2.41%) Lumension
13 4 (2.41%) Veritas
14 3 (1.81%) Symantec