Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 56 62
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 -26
Contract jobs citing HP 36 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.19% 2.97% 2.36%
As % of the Vendors category 4.18% 5.89% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 17
Hertfordshire median daily rate £275 £358 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% -7.74% +19.23%
10th Percentile £110 £219 £210
90th Percentile £549 £462 £500
East of England median daily rate £363 £338 £388
% change year-on-year +7.25% -12.77% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -21.05% +35.71%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.78 £14.50
90th Percentile £13.18 £17.82 £19.90
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £15.86 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.03% +13.29% -36.36%

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 861 798 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.44% 50.47% 52.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 388 400
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +2.89% -5.18%
10th Percentile £176 £184 £220
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +4.29% +8.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 69 37
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +15.90% -30.95%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.47 £9.21
90th Percentile £44.15 £46.65 £43.81
East of England median hourly rate £16.88 £16.47 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.49% -0.21% -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 22 November 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 22 November 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
Rickmansworth +1 10 - -
Watford +6 9 £375 +64.84%
Hemel Hempstead -6 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City -7 4 £109 -51.65%
Stevenage -11 2 £200 -16.67%
St Albans - 2 £113 - 3
Hatfield +3 1 - -
Royston - 1 £443 -
HP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (27.78%) Windows XP
3 10 (27.78%) VPN
3 10 (27.78%) OpenView
3 10 (27.78%) Internet
3 10 (27.78%) OVSD
4 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 7 (19.44%) VMware
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (19.44%) Retail
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (13.89%) Citrix
7 5 (13.89%) C
7 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (11.11%) Java
8 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 4 (11.11%) SQL
8 4 (11.11%) VB
8 4 (11.11%) NHS
8 4 (11.11%) Cisco
8 4 (11.11%) JMeter
8 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) HP ALM
9 3 (8.33%) Storage Management

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 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Internet
1 10 (27.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JMeter
2 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 3 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 7 (19.44%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Service Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Support
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) OAT Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) OAT Test Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.78%) HP Superdome
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) HPUX
4 1 (2.78%) VMS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
1 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (8.33%) Storage Management
3 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.56%) Defect Management
3 2 (5.56%) DevOps
3 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.56%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C
2 4 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) OCP
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) OpenView
1 10 (27.78%) OVSD
2 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (8.33%) HP ALM
4 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (5.56%) SCOM
4 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
1 7 (19.44%) VMware
2 5 (13.89%) Citrix
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) Apple
4 3 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) Acronis
5 2 (5.56%) Dynatrace
5 2 (5.56%) New Relic
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.56%) Splunk
5 2 (5.56%) Toshiba
5 2 (5.56%) Veeam
6 1 (2.78%) FireEye
6 1 (2.78%) Hitachi