Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

HP
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 67 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 -33 +12
Contract jobs citing HP 44 33 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.76% 2.37% 5.09%
As % of the Vendors category 5.51% 4.48% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 37
Hertfordshire median daily rate £303 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +19.23% +42.86%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £218
90th Percentile £575 £500 £535
East of England median daily rate £325 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -16.13% +19.23% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +35.71% +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.78 £14.50 £8.65
90th Percentile £17.82 £19.90 £25.80
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +12.03% -34.09% +10.00%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 799 736 843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.13% 52.84% 52.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 399 401
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -5.45% +13.01%
10th Percentile £185 £223 £213
90th Percentile £575 £525 £575
East of England median daily rate £408 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 38 81
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.90% -30.95% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.44 £9.22 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.73 £43.78 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -2.94% -17.07% -

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 2017. 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 -4 9 £228 -41.29% 1
Stevenage -5 6 £240 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 5 £450 +9.09% 3
Welwyn Garden City +2 3 £225 +3.45%
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Hatfield - 2 £426 - 1
Rickmansworth -4 1 - -
Waltham Cross - 1 £300 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
HP
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 19 (43.18%) Windows
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 11 (25.00%) Information Security
4 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
5 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
5 10 (22.73%) ITIL
5 10 (22.73%) LAN
5 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 10 (22.73%) Dell
6 9 (20.45%) Cisco
6 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (20.45%) Firewall
6 9 (20.45%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
7 8 (18.18%) JIRA
7 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 8 (18.18%) Finance
7 8 (18.18%) SMTP
7 8 (18.18%) HTTP
8 7 (15.91%) Legal
8 7 (15.91%) Workflow
8 7 (15.91%) Test Planning
8 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (15.91%) Windows 10
9 6 (13.64%) Veeam

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 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) LAN
2 9 (20.45%) Firewall
3 8 (18.18%) HTTP
3 8 (18.18%) SMTP
4 6 (13.64%) VoIP
5 5 (11.36%) IPsec
5 5 (11.36%) SSL
6 4 (9.09%) SAN
7 3 (6.82%) WAN
8 2 (4.55%) Internet
8 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.27%) DHCP
9 1 (2.27%) DNS
9 1 (2.27%) LDAP
9 1 (2.27%) NAS
9 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (2.27%) SNMP
9 1 (2.27%) VPN
9 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) JIRA
2 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.55%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (2.27%) MSI
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Legal
3 4 (9.09%) Law
4 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) German Language
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Tester
2 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Junior
3 7 (15.91%) Junior Software Tester
3 7 (15.91%) Junior Tester
3 7 (15.91%) Software Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Cryptography Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (4.55%) ETL Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) JSON
2 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
1 5 (11.36%) Client/Server
1 5 (11.36%) PKI
2 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 7 (15.91%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
6 1 (2.27%) Debian
6 1 (2.27%) Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.27%) Unix
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (25.00%) Information Security
1 11 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
3 8 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
4 7 (15.91%) Test Planning
4 7 (15.91%) Workflow
5 5 (11.36%) Cryptography
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Change Management
7 3 (6.82%) ETL
7 3 (6.82%) Service Management
7 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
8 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) REXX
2 2 (4.55%) Tcl
2 2 (4.55%) VB
2 2 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (2.27%) AWK
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) R
3 1 (2.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) CISSP
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) ISEB
2 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (9.09%) MCSE
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.55%) CCNA
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.55%) MCP
4 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) FIPS 140-2
1 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.82%) SLA
3 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.45%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
1 3 (6.82%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) OpenView
2 1 (2.27%) OVSD
2 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 10 (22.73%) Dell
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco
5 6 (13.64%) Mitel
5 6 (13.64%) Veeam
6 5 (11.36%) Gemalto
6 5 (11.36%) Thales
7 3 (6.82%) Informatica
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle
8 2 (4.55%) Brocade
8 2 (4.55%) CA
8 2 (4.55%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) Apple
9 1 (2.27%) EMC
9 1 (2.27%) Google
9 1 (2.27%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) SAP
9 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds