Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 February 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 55 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 -18
Contract jobs citing HP 67 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.20% 2.98% 2.39%
As % of the Vendors category 8.41% 6.04% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 27 20
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £345 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -12.66% +41.07%
10th Percentile £120 £130 £144
90th Percentile £532 £535 £543
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +27.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £19.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £19.00

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 Milton Keynes.

All Vendors
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 797 613 745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 49.97% 49.44% 43.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 357 324
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £200
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -36.95% +9.38%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £24.00 £21.15 £22.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.13 £10.80 £16.07
% change year-on-year +58.56% -32.79% +23.62%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Milton Keynes

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Milton Keynes

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Milton Keynes

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for HP.

1 34 (50.75%) ITIL
2 30 (44.78%) ITIL V3
3 29 (43.28%) Security Cleared
4 27 (40.30%) Service Management
4 27 (40.30%) ITSM
5 26 (38.81%) Windows
6 22 (32.84%) SC Cleared
7 19 (28.36%) VMware
7 19 (28.36%) SQL
7 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
7 19 (28.36%) OVSD
8 18 (26.87%) DV Cleared
8 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Office
9 16 (23.88%) Linux
9 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (20.90%) Virtual Environments
11 13 (19.40%) Hyper-V
11 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
11 13 (19.40%) Finance
11 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (17.91%) Firewall
12 12 (17.91%) NetApp
12 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
12 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (16.42%) Test Scripting
13 11 (16.42%) SLA
13 11 (16.42%) Change Management

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.96%) IIS
3 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.97%) Apache
5 3 (4.48%) Confluence
5 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.49%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.96%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) SAN
3 6 (8.96%) BIG-IP
3 6 (8.96%) WAN
4 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.97%) BGP
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (5.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (5.97%) ICMP
5 4 (5.97%) IPsec
5 4 (5.97%) iSCSI
5 4 (5.97%) OSPF
5 4 (5.97%) SMS
5 4 (5.97%) Wireless
6 3 (4.48%) Internet
7 2 (2.99%) NAS
7 2 (2.99%) Skype
8 1 (1.49%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Big Data
2 4 (5.97%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) Redis
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) JIRA
2 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.96%) Selenium
3 6 (8.96%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.48%) Appium
5 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.48%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.48%) Calabash
5 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.48%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.48%) NUnit
5 3 (4.48%) PhantomJS
5 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Automotive
5 2 (2.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Analyst
2 11 (16.42%) Architect
2 11 (16.42%) Test Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Technical Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Team Leader
5 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Network Team Leader
5 4 (5.97%) QA Leader
5 4 (5.97%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Tester
6 3 (4.48%) .NET Architect
6 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) Middleware
2 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 3 (4.48%) JSON
3 3 (4.48%) REST
3 3 (4.48%) RESTful
3 3 (4.48%) SOAP
4 2 (2.99%) XML
5 1 (1.49%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) iPad
4 3 (4.48%) iPhone
4 3 (4.48%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Clustering
5 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Linux
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.96%) Solaris
7 5 (7.46%) Android
7 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
7 5 (7.46%) Windows 10
7 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
8 4 (5.97%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.48%) Unix
9 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.99%) AIX
11 1 (1.49%) CentOS
11 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) ITIL
2 30 (44.78%) ITIL V3
3 27 (40.30%) ITSM
3 27 (40.30%) Service Management
4 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.90%) Virtual Environments
6 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (16.42%) Change Management
7 11 (16.42%) Test Scripting
8 9 (13.43%) SDLC
8 9 (13.43%) Test Planning
9 8 (11.94%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (11.94%) Smoke Testing
9 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
9 8 (11.94%) Ticket Management
10 7 (10.45%) Regression Testing
10 7 (10.45%) Software Testing
11 6 (8.96%) Integration Testing
11 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) SQL
2 6 (8.96%) C#
3 5 (7.46%) Java
4 3 (4.48%) Apple Swift
4 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.48%) Ruby
5 2 (2.99%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (43.28%) Security Cleared
2 22 (32.84%) SC Cleared
3 18 (26.87%) DV Cleared
4 10 (14.93%) ISEB
4 10 (14.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (13.43%) ISTQB
6 8 (11.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (7.46%) MCSE
9 4 (5.97%) MCP
10 3 (4.48%) CCNA
10 3 (4.48%) CCSP
10 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.99%) CCNP
11 2 (2.99%) MCITP
12 1 (1.49%) CCA
12 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) SLA
2 9 (13.43%) QA
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.40%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.45%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.97%) Docker
5 4 (5.97%) NFS
5 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.97%) XenApp
6 1 (1.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (28.36%) OVSD
2 7 (10.45%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (10.45%) SCCM
3 6 (8.96%) SCOM
4 4 (5.97%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.97%) SCSM
5 2 (2.99%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.49%) Ansible
6 1 (1.49%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.49%) Puppet
6 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.49%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
1 19 (28.36%) VMware
2 12 (17.91%) NetApp
3 10 (14.93%) ServiceNow
4 9 (13.43%) Cisco
4 9 (13.43%) Citrix
4 9 (13.43%) SAP
5 6 (8.96%) F5
5 6 (8.96%) Symantec
6 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.97%) Apple
7 4 (5.97%) arcserve
7 4 (5.97%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.97%) EMC
7 4 (5.97%) McAfee
7 4 (5.97%) Palo Alto
7 4 (5.97%) Sun
7 4 (5.97%) Veeam
8 3 (4.48%) 3PAR