Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 71 74
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 -37
Contract jobs citing HP 34 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.34% 2.00% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 4.25% 3.87% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £438 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +22.81% +9.62%
10th Percentile £122 £286 £212
90th Percentile £558 £594 £496
East of England median daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +30.77% - -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.41% -32.50%
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.12 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.90% -43.54% +8.70%

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 800 802 687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 55.10% 51.84% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 387 355
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £182 £200 £205
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 57 39
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.13 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +20.69% -30.95%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.35 £43.90
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% -16.67%

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 18 January 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
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 18 January 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 +13 10 £400 +23.08% 3
Rickmansworth -1 10 - -
Hemel Hempstead +2 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City +3 2 £109 -
Hatfield +3 1 - - 1
Royston 0 1 £443 +47.50%
Stevenage -8 1 £200 -
HP
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (32.35%) VPN
4 10 (29.41%) Windows XP
4 10 (29.41%) OpenView
4 10 (29.41%) Internet
5 9 (26.47%) VMware
6 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
7 7 (20.59%) OVSD
7 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
8 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 5 (14.71%) Cisco
9 5 (14.71%) C
9 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
10 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.76%) Citrix
10 4 (11.76%) Retail
10 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
11 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
11 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (8.82%) Java
11 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
11 3 (8.82%) SQL
11 3 (8.82%) VB

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 (5.88%) Confluence
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) VPN
2 10 (29.41%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) BGP
4 1 (2.94%) DMVPN
4 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security
4 1 (2.94%) OSPF
4 1 (2.94%) VoIP
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JMeter
2 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Service Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) IT Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.88%) HP Storage
2 2 (5.88%) HP Superdome
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows XP
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) HPUX
5 2 (5.88%) Unix
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) VMS
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
2 3 (8.82%) Migration
2 3 (8.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
2 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (5.88%) DevOps
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Storage Management
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Debt
4 1 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) C
2 3 (8.82%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CCIE
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) OpenView
2 7 (20.59%) OVSD
3 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (8.82%) HP ALM
5 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
5 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Hyperic
6 1 (2.94%) SCCM
6 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) VMware
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (5.88%) Acronis
5 2 (5.88%) Dynatrace
5 2 (5.88%) New Relic
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.88%) Splunk
5 2 (5.88%) Veeam
6 1 (2.94%) Apple
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) FireEye
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec