The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 50 27 22
Rank change year-on-year -23 -5  
Contract jobs citing HP 9 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.48% 4.17% 7.03%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 8.70% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 15
Median daily rate £288 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £375 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £444 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -30.95% +40.00%  

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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 270 322 412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 44.33% 47.99% 59.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 157 211
Median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.82 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Hertfordshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Hertfordshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Hertfordshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Watford -6 3 £130 -76.36% 3
Hatfield -11 3 £288 -34.28% 2
HP
East of England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
4 7 (41.18%) IBM
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) SCCM
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Firewall
7 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
7 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco
7 4 (23.53%) LAN
7 4 (23.53%) WAN
7 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) JBoss
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
1 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) FTP
3 3 (17.65%) HTTP
3 3 (17.65%) LDAP
3 3 (17.65%) SSL
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.88%) NAS
5 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.88%) SNMP
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
1 2 (11.76%) MSI
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Build and Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) ETL Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Build Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
2 1 (5.88%) HP Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) AIX
5 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
3 1 (5.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
3 2 (11.76%) BladeLogic
4 1 (5.88%) Aspera SmartTrack
4 1 (5.88%) OpenView
4 1 (5.88%) Simpana
4 1 (5.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) IBM
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) BMC
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) CommVault
7 1 (5.88%) Computacenter
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) Isilon
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (5.88%) Retalix
7 1 (5.88%) Snow
7 1 (5.88%) Toshiba