Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 47 53
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 16 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.11% 0.80% 1.94%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 1.90% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 11
Kent median daily rate £366 £200 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.13% -46.67% +74.42%
10th Percentile £130 £195 £230
90th Percentile £381 £205 £575
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £14.45 -
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £20.36
% change year-on-year -13.33% -26.32% +34.71%

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 224 211 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.58% 42.20% 38.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 140 149
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - -3.57%
10th Percentile £263 £168 £200
90th Percentile £538 £475 £490
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £17.64 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.63% +12.00% -32.26%
10th Percentile £19.35 £10.98 £10.95
90th Percentile £88.22 £32.48 £24.40
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £18.50
% change year-on-year +7.26% -14.32% +17.61%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £370 -
Dover - 2 £371 -
Maidstone - 2 £365 -
Chatham - 1 - -
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Kent region with a requirement for HP.

1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) ISEB
3 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) JIRA
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) IIS
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 3 (18.75%) Component Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
7 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification

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 (25.00%) IIS
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Confluence
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) Network Security
2 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
4 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 3 (18.75%) JMeter
2 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Automation Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Test Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Hardware Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Component Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Network Management
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 2 (12.50%) CA
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Hitachi
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) IronPort
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Siebel