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 3 months to 28 March 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 44 39
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5  
Contract jobs citing HP 22 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.95% 3.20% 4.16%
As % of the Vendors category 5.95% 7.41% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 17
Median daily rate £463 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -30.95% +37.70%  

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 Milton Keynes.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 370 324 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 49.66% 43.26% 47.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 181 170
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Median hourly rate £10.80 £19.38 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.25% +20.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £10.27 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing HP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for HP in Milton Keynes

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Milton Keynes

HP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for HP.

1 19 (48.72%) Windows
1 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
1 19 (48.72%) SC Cleared
2 18 (46.15%) ITIL
3 17 (43.59%) Service Management
4 14 (35.90%) SQL
5 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (30.77%) ITSM
7 11 (28.21%) VMware
7 11 (28.21%) Cisco
7 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
7 11 (28.21%) ITIL V3
8 10 (25.64%) OVSD
9 9 (23.08%) Firewall
9 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (20.51%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
10 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (20.51%) Citrix
11 7 (17.95%) NetApp
11 7 (17.95%) ISEB
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (17.95%) Finance
11 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
11 7 (17.95%) Change Management
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
12 6 (15.38%) Windows Vista

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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) BGP
2 5 (12.82%) SAN
3 4 (10.26%) WAN
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.69%) ICMP
4 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) VoIP
4 3 (7.69%) Wireless
5 2 (5.13%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.13%) LAN
5 2 (5.13%) OSPF
6 1 (2.56%) CHAP
6 1 (2.56%) DNS
6 1 (2.56%) MPLS
6 1 (2.56%) NAS
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) PBX
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.26%) QA Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Deployment Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.13%) UAT Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Vista
5 4 (10.26%) Unix
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.69%) Linux
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 17 (43.59%) Service Management
3 12 (30.77%) ITSM
4 11 (28.21%) ITIL V3
5 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (17.95%) Change Management
6 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
7 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Network Design
7 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Smoke Testing
7 5 (12.82%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Patch Management
8 4 (10.26%) Security Patching
8 4 (10.26%) Software Deployment
9 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) VB
2 5 (12.82%) VBScript
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) SC Cleared
1 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) ISEB
4 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (12.82%) CCNP
5 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (12.82%) MCP
6 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (7.69%) MCDBA
7 3 (7.69%) MCSA
7 3 (7.69%) MCSE
8 1 (2.56%) CCNA
8 1 (2.56%) Degree
8 1 (2.56%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 4 (10.26%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.82%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.56%) Firmware
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.56%) vSphere
6 1 (2.56%) XenApp
6 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) OVSD
2 4 (10.26%) BladeLogic
2 4 (10.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.56%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco
2 11 (28.21%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) Citrix
4 7 (17.95%) NetApp
5 6 (15.38%) SAP
6 4 (10.26%) Remedy
7 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.69%) Compaq
7 3 (7.69%) IBM
7 3 (7.69%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
8 2 (5.13%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.13%) Dell
8 2 (5.13%) EMC
8 2 (5.13%) F5
8 2 (5.13%) Juniper
8 2 (5.13%) Mitel
8 2 (5.13%) Red Hat