Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 80 37
Rank change year-on-year +9 -43 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 33 17 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.14% 1.29% 4.21%
As % of the Vendors category 4.03% 2.76% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 28
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £288 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -20.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £292 £175 £212
90th Percentile £590 £428 £500
East of England median daily rate £325 £294 £350
% change year-on-year +10.64% -16.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £18.00
10th Percentile £10.57 - £14.40
90th Percentile £14.04 - £21.20
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% +11.11% +73.08%

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 818 615 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 53.15% 46.52% 52.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 331 345
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -3.03% +5.77%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £225
90th Percentile £574 £538 £604
East of England median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 38 63
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.68 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.14% -30.95% +40.99%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £8.68
90th Percentile £47.25 £44.58 £40.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% -7.89% +8.57%

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 19 February 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
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 19 February 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 -11 10 £450 +246.15% 3
Rickmansworth +5 7 - -
Hatfield -3 3 £550 +91.30% 7
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 - - 1
Stevenage - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 - - 4
Royston - 1 £300 -
HP
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 10 (30.30%) JIRA
5 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (27.27%) Workflow
6 7 (21.21%) VMware
6 7 (21.21%) OVSD
6 7 (21.21%) Internet
6 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
6 7 (21.21%) VPN
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.21%) OpenView
7 6 (18.18%) Finance
7 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
8 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
8 5 (15.15%) PKI
8 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (15.15%) Law
8 5 (15.15%) Legal
8 5 (15.15%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (15.15%) Information Security
8 5 (15.15%) Cryptography
8 5 (15.15%) IPsec
8 5 (15.15%) CISSP
8 5 (15.15%) SSL
8 5 (15.15%) IBM
8 5 (15.15%) Client/Server

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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
1 7 (21.21%) VPN
2 5 (15.15%) IPsec
2 5 (15.15%) SSL
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) JIRA
2 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) MSI
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) WinDbg
4 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.03%) MSTest
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Law
2 5 (15.15%) Legal
3 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Back Office
4 2 (6.06%) German Language
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Tester
4 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Junior
4 4 (12.12%) Junior Software Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Junior Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Software Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Cryptography Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Support Assistant
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
1 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
1 5 (15.15%) PKI
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 9 (27.27%) Workflow
3 5 (15.15%) Cryptography
3 5 (15.15%) Information Security
3 5 (15.15%) Scenario Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
4 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Validation
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Defect Management
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) FIPS 140-2
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) OpenView
1 7 (21.21%) OVSD
2 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
1 7 (21.21%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) Gemalto
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
2 5 (15.15%) Thales
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) Blue Prism
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Dell
3 1 (3.03%) NetApp
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Siemens
3 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds