Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 17 January 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 49 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -9
Contract jobs citing HP 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.87% 0.65% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 3.89% 1.30% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
Kent median daily rate £138 £200 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.00% -44.83% +68.60%
10th Percentile £130 £195 £230
90th Percentile £235 £205 £584
South East median daily rate £350 £348 £375
% change year-on-year +0.65% -7.27% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £14.45 -
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.34% -32.71% +65.77%

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 Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 257 230 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 48.13% 49.57% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 164 136
Kent median daily rate £350 £344 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +1.85% -3.57%
10th Percentile £175 £186 £201
90th Percentile £525 £484 £481
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Kent median hourly rate £19.10 £12.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.13% -15.04% -25.99%
10th Percentile £9.06 £10.45 £10.87
90th Percentile £25.69 £18.68 £23.30
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.36 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.97% -19.18% +19.22%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for HP in Kent

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Kent

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Kent over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Kent

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Kent

HP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Folkestone - 4 £138 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £370 -
Chatham - 1 - - 3
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for HP.

1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) Lotus
5 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 4 (40.00%) SLA
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) IBM Notes
6 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) Service Management
6 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (30.00%) ITSM
6 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (30.00%) iPad
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (30.00%) iPhone
6 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
6 3 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (20.00%) Problem Management

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (40.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) EPiServer
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Deskside Support
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Field Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (30.00%) iPad
1 3 (30.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITSM
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) IronPort
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Siebel
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) VMware