Period
to 16 August 2018

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 6 months to 16 August 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 47 39
Rank change year-on-year -12 -8 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 35 43 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.22% 3.34% 3.72%
As % of the Vendors category 4.43% 6.99% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 40
Hertfordshire median daily rate £200 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £111 £130 £274
90th Percentile £500 £439 £503
East of England median daily rate £363 £346 £395
% change year-on-year +4.92% -12.53% +27.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.75 £16.81 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.13% -2.58% +48.39%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £28.05 £17.82 £19.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £14.25
% change year-on-year -1.81% +17.93% -4.04%

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 790 615 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.19% 47.71% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 320 379
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £173 £212 £221
90th Percentile £550 £588 £526
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 53 34
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +13.21% -28.38%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.03 £8.25
90th Percentile £46.25 £34.75 £21.58
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.45% -6.06% -19.51%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Hertfordshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Hertfordshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 16 August 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
Watford +1 8 £350 +169.23% 4
Rickmansworth - 8 - -
Stevenage -12 7 £180 -25.00%
Welwyn Garden City -15 2 - - 1
St Albans - 2 £113 -
Welwyn +5 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead -16 1 - -
HP
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (34.29%) Dell
4 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (31.43%) Cisco
6 10 (28.57%) HTTP
6 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (25.71%) Manufacturing
7 9 (25.71%) Firewall
7 9 (25.71%) Information Security
7 9 (25.71%) ITIL
7 9 (25.71%) VoIP
7 9 (25.71%) SMTP
8 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
8 8 (22.86%) OpenView
8 8 (22.86%) Internet
8 8 (22.86%) VPN
8 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
8 8 (22.86%) OVSD
8 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
9 7 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (20.00%) Veeam
10 6 (17.14%) Retail
10 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
10 6 (17.14%) Business Continuity
10 6 (17.14%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
11 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

HP
Co-occurring 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 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) HTTP
2 9 (25.71%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) SMTP
2 9 (25.71%) VoIP
3 8 (22.86%) Internet
3 8 (22.86%) VPN
4 5 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) DB2
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
1 2 (5.71%) JMeter
1 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.71%) Manufacturing
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Local Government
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Service Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Support
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
2 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) SUSE
4 1 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Information Security
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Business Continuity
2 6 (17.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Change Control
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.86%) Test Management
5 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) MCP
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.86%) OCP
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) OpenView
1 8 (22.86%) OVSD
2 1 (2.86%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) Dell
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco
5 7 (20.00%) Veeam
6 4 (11.43%) Mitel
7 3 (8.57%) Apple
7 3 (8.57%) Citrix
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle
8 2 (5.71%) Toshiba
9 1 (2.86%) Dynatrace
9 1 (2.86%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.86%) IBM
9 1 (2.86%) New Relic
9 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.86%) SAP
9 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.86%) Splunk
9 1 (2.86%) Sun