Period
to 16 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 59 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 -12
Contract jobs citing HP 36 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.48% 2.55% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 4.77% 5.04% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 22
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +12.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £344 £111 £130
90th Percentile £575 £475 £429
East of England median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.10 £13.00
90th Percentile £23.31 £22.70 £18.48
East of England median hourly rate £13.13 £13.64 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -9.10% -13.04%

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 754 793 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 51.96% 50.51% 46.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 407 304
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £234 £175 £187
90th Percentile £594 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 85 50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.13 £15.86 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +9.38% +9.43%
10th Percentile £10.51 £11.31 £10.49
90th Percentile £48.63 £38.00 £37.35
East of England median hourly rate £16.75 £16.17 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.62% +7.77% -9.09%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -8 13 £525 +16.67% 2
Hemel Hempstead +17 9 £375 - 5
Hatfield - 9 £425 - 1
Rickmansworth -1 4 - -
Royston - 1 - - 1
HP
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 19 (52.78%) VMware
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (38.89%) Linux
5 12 (33.33%) Unix
5 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
6 11 (30.56%) Cisco
6 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (30.56%) Solaris
7 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
7 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 10 (27.78%) SAN
8 9 (25.00%) NetApp
8 9 (25.00%) Dell
8 9 (25.00%) LAN
8 9 (25.00%) WAN
8 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) Clustering
10 7 (19.44%) Migration
10 7 (19.44%) Back Office
10 7 (19.44%) CentOS
10 7 (19.44%) Ubuntu
10 7 (19.44%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
10 7 (19.44%) ITIL

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 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
2 10 (27.78%) SAN
3 9 (25.00%) LAN
3 9 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (11.11%) Internet
4 4 (11.11%) VPN
5 3 (8.33%) DNS
5 3 (8.33%) NAS
6 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Hudson
1 1 (2.78%) MSTest
General
1 7 (19.44%) Back Office
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) IP Specialist
2 6 (16.67%) Network Design Specialist
2 6 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.78%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (19.44%) Clustering
3 3 (8.33%) HP Superdome
4 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.56%) EMC Centera
4 2 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (5.56%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.56%) EMC VNXe
4 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Exalogic
4 2 (5.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 12 (33.33%) Unix
4 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (30.56%) Solaris
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (19.44%) CentOS
6 7 (19.44%) Ubuntu
7 4 (11.11%) AIX
7 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.33%) HPUX
8 3 (8.33%) VMS
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (5.56%) SUSE
9 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
9 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (19.44%) Capacity Management
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (16.67%) Network Design
3 6 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
4 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
4 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
4 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.89%) Test Management
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Proactive Management
5 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) Service Management
5 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Perl
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Korn
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (19.44%) vSphere
4 6 (16.67%) ISA Server
5 4 (11.11%) SRDF
6 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.56%) NFS
7 2 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (19.44%) vCenter Server
2 6 (16.67%) HP ALM
3 4 (11.11%) OpenView
4 3 (8.33%) SCCM
4 3 (8.33%) SCOM
5 2 (5.56%) EMC TimeFinder
5 2 (5.56%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (5.56%) NetApp OnCommand
5 2 (5.56%) QRadar
5 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
5 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.78%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (2.78%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) VMware
2 11 (30.56%) Cisco
3 9 (25.00%) Dell
3 9 (25.00%) NetApp
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) Symantec
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle
6 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 4 (11.11%) EMC
6 4 (11.11%) IBM
6 4 (11.11%) Veritas
7 3 (8.33%) FireEye
8 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.56%) Brocade
8 2 (5.56%) CyberArk
8 2 (5.56%) Micro Focus
8 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.56%) SAP
8 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
8 2 (5.56%) Sun