The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 3 months to 28 June 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 104 71
Rank change year-on-year +27 -33  
Contract jobs citing HP 85 79 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.30% 1.67% 2.51%
As % of the Vendors category 5.10% 3.65% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 45 65
Median daily rate £400 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £100 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £469 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.75% +54.28%  

HP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1667 2164 1822
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 45.15% 45.78% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1689 2099 1816
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 123 198
Median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.34% -23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £22.75 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in the Midlands

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in the Midlands

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in the Midlands

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in the Midlands

HP
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +7 45 £410 +19.27% 7
West Midlands +14 38 £375 +31.57% 15
HP
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for HP.

1 58 (40.28%) Windows
2 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 32 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 29 (20.14%) Active Directory
4 29 (20.14%) Dell
4 29 (20.14%) Finance
5 26 (18.06%) Oracle
5 26 (18.06%) HP Quality Center
6 25 (17.36%) SQL Server
6 25 (17.36%) ITIL
7 23 (15.97%) LAN
8 21 (14.58%) TCP/IP
8 21 (14.58%) Cisco
9 20 (13.89%) DNS
9 20 (13.89%) VBScript
9 20 (13.89%) Hyper-V
9 20 (13.89%) PowerShell
10 19 (13.19%) SCCM
10 19 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (13.19%) SQL
10 19 (13.19%) DHCP
10 19 (13.19%) Wireless
11 18 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 17 (11.81%) Migration
12 17 (11.81%) MS Exchange
12 17 (11.81%) Unix
13 16 (11.11%) SAN
13 16 (11.11%) VMware
13 16 (11.11%) Test Automation
14 15 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 17 (11.81%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.72%) IIS
3 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (4.86%) IBM Notes
6 7 (4.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 4 (2.78%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.39%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.39%) WinCC
10 1 (0.69%) Apache
10 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.39%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.39%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.69%) Exstream
2 1 (0.69%) iTrent
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.78%) Office 365
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.97%) LAN
2 21 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 20 (13.89%) DNS
4 19 (13.19%) DHCP
4 19 (13.19%) Wireless
5 16 (11.11%) SAN
6 14 (9.72%) Firewall
7 12 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (6.94%) VPN
9 9 (6.25%) WAN
10 7 (4.86%) Network Security
11 5 (3.47%) BGP
11 5 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.47%) Internet
12 4 (2.78%) ICMP
12 4 (2.78%) VoIP
13 3 (2.08%) TETRA
14 2 (1.39%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.39%) VLAN
14 2 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.69%) IDOL
8 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) SoapUI
2 5 (3.47%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.08%) JMeter
3 3 (2.08%) LoadUI
4 2 (1.39%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.69%) JIRA
5 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.69%) Selenium
5 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (20.14%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.56%) Retail
5 5 (3.47%) Banking
6 4 (2.78%) Electronics
6 4 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.39%) Automotive
7 2 (1.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Local Government
8 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (21.53%) Analyst
2 15 (10.42%) Test Analyst
3 12 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (7.64%) Test Manager
5 10 (6.94%) Architect
6 9 (6.25%) EPoS Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Programme Manager
8 7 (4.86%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Technical Leader
9 6 (4.17%) Bid Manager
9 6 (4.17%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) Deployment Engineer
11 4 (2.78%) Help Desk Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) Network Architect
11 4 (2.78%) Server Engineer
11 4 (2.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) Middleware
1 3 (2.08%) Web Services
2 2 (1.39%) SOAP
3 1 (0.69%) IDoc
3 1 (0.69%) JSON
3 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (8.33%) EPoS
2 8 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.78%) CLARiiON
3 4 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.78%) HP Storage
3 4 (2.78%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.78%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.08%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.39%) Clustering
5 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.39%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.69%) CESG
6 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.28%) Windows
2 32 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 19 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (11.81%) Unix
5 15 (10.42%) Linux
6 11 (7.64%) Windows 8
6 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (6.94%) HPUX
8 9 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 8 (5.56%) Apple iOS
9 8 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 7 (4.86%) Solaris
11 6 (4.17%) AIX
12 5 (3.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (2.78%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.39%) Android
14 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.69%) CentOS
15 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.36%) ITIL
2 17 (11.81%) Migration
3 16 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 13 (9.03%) Functional Testing
5 12 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (6.94%) Change Management
7 9 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.56%) Defect Management
8 8 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.56%) Service Management
8 8 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (4.86%) Programme Management
9 7 (4.86%) Project Management
9 7 (4.86%) Regression Testing
9 7 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (4.86%) Validation
10 6 (4.17%) ITIL V3
10 6 (4.17%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.89%) PowerShell
1 20 (13.89%) VBScript
2 19 (13.19%) SQL
3 6 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.47%) Perl
5 4 (2.78%) C
5 4 (2.78%) Java
6 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.39%) Tcl
7 1 (0.69%) ABAP
7 1 (0.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.56%) Degree
5 7 (4.86%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.47%) CCNP
7 5 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.47%) ISEB
7 5 (3.47%) PgMP
8 4 (2.78%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.39%) PMP
11 1 (0.69%) CCDP
11 1 (0.69%) CCNA
11 1 (0.69%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.69%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.69%) MCITP
11 1 (0.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) QA
2 6 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (20.14%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 13 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.47%) Samba
5 5 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.78%) SRDF
6 4 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.78%) vSphere
7 3 (2.08%) Firmware
7 3 (2.08%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.08%) NFS
8 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (18.06%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (13.19%) SCCM
3 5 (3.47%) OVSD
4 3 (2.08%) SCOM
5 2 (1.39%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.69%) Nagios
6 1 (0.69%) OpenView
6 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.14%) Dell
3 26 (18.06%) Oracle
4 21 (14.58%) Cisco
5 16 (11.11%) VMware
6 15 (10.42%) IBM
7 13 (9.03%) Citrix
8 8 (5.56%) 3PAR
8 8 (5.56%) EMC
8 8 (5.56%) NetApp
8 8 (5.56%) Sun
9 7 (4.86%) Lotus
9 7 (4.86%) SAP
10 6 (4.17%) Fujitsu
11 5 (3.47%) Palo Alto
11 5 (3.47%) Remedy
12 3 (2.08%) Brocade
12 3 (2.08%) Hitachi
12 3 (2.08%) Huawei
12 3 (2.08%) Sophos
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