Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 36 46
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 +4
Contract jobs citing HP 10 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.27% 4.79% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 10.34% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 5
Kent median daily rate £288 £370 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.30% +17.46% -18.71%
10th Percentile £168 £196 £200
90th Percentile £420 £438 £507
South East median daily rate £390 £365 £355
% change year-on-year +6.85% +2.82% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Kent median hourly rate £17.38 - £14.45
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% -20.00% +1.27%

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 190 232 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.18% 46.31% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 164 140
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £163 £263 £174
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +2.12% +4.04% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 6
Kent median hourly rate £25.00 £25.69 £20.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.69% +22.83% +30.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £35.00 £79.75 £39.63
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £15.85
% change year-on-year -5.61% +10.28% -11.94%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Dartford -2 2 £294 -30.88%
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Kent region with a requirement for HP.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) WSUS
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office

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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) IT Support
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) PC Support
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) People Management
2 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (10.00%) 3Com
4 1 (10.00%) Trapeze
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam