Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 63 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 -1
Contract jobs citing HP 63 33 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.58% 2.58% 3.96%
As % of the Vendors category 7.56% 5.36% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 22 50
Milton Keynes median daily rate £323 £303 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.61% -7.28% -1.51%
10th Percentile £129 £120 £142
90th Percentile £444 £489 £458
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £320 £375
% change year-on-year +1.56% -14.67% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.05% +90.00%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -21.05% +68.89%

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 833 616 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 47.28% 48.13% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 347 397
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £249 £213 £195
90th Percentile £525 £538 £519
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 37 34
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.09 £10.24 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.98% -32.89% +12.96%
10th Percentile £8.79 £8.80 £9.00
90th Percentile £54.25 £15.35 £22.63
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £10.80 £15.93
% change year-on-year +62.04% -32.20% +27.44%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for HP.

1 25 (39.68%) ITIL
2 24 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 21 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 21 (33.33%) Windows
3 21 (33.33%) SQL
4 20 (31.75%) Service Management
5 19 (30.16%) VMware
6 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (26.98%) SC Cleared
7 17 (26.98%) DV Cleared
7 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (26.98%) ITSM
8 16 (25.40%) Finance
8 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
10 14 (22.22%) ISEB
10 14 (22.22%) Linux
11 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
11 13 (20.63%) SAN
11 13 (20.63%) OVSD
11 13 (20.63%) Test Scripting
12 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
12 12 (19.05%) SLA
12 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
12 12 (19.05%) Firewall
13 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
14 10 (15.87%) ISTQB
14 10 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing

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 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) Apache
4 3 (4.76%) Confluence
4 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.59%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) SAN
2 12 (19.05%) Firewall
3 4 (6.35%) Internet
4 3 (4.76%) NAS
4 3 (4.76%) Skype
5 2 (3.17%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.17%) Network Security
5 2 (3.17%) SMS
6 1 (1.59%) BGP
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.59%) DNS
6 1 (1.59%) Extranet
6 1 (1.59%) Intranet
6 1 (1.59%) MPLS
6 1 (1.59%) OSPF
6 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Big Data
2 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.76%) Redis
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) GIS
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) JIRA
2 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.52%) Selenium
3 6 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.76%) Appium
5 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.76%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.76%) Calabash
5 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.76%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.76%) NUnit
5 3 (4.76%) PhantomJS
5 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.17%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.59%) XMLSpy
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Automotive
4 4 (6.35%) Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Military
5 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Analyst
2 14 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Architect
4 8 (12.70%) Technical Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (9.52%) Service Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Tester
8 4 (6.35%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 4 (6.35%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Support Specialist
9 3 (4.76%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.76%) QA Automation Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Automation Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) Middleware
3 4 (6.35%) .NET
4 3 (4.76%) JSON
4 3 (4.76%) REST
4 3 (4.76%) RESTful
4 3 (4.76%) SOAP
5 2 (3.17%) XML
6 1 (1.59%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Windows
2 14 (22.22%) Linux
3 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.11%) Solaris
6 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
7 5 (7.94%) Android
7 5 (7.94%) Apple iOS
7 5 (7.94%) Unix
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.17%) AIX
10 1 (1.59%) CentOS
10 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) ITIL
2 21 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 20 (31.75%) Service Management
4 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.98%) ITSM
5 13 (20.63%) Test Scripting
6 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
7 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (12.70%) Regression Testing
8 8 (12.70%) Smoke Testing
8 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.70%) Test Planning
8 8 (12.70%) Ticket Management
8 8 (12.70%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (11.11%) SDLC
10 6 (9.52%) Change Management
10 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
11 5 (7.94%) Open Source
11 5 (7.94%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) Java
2 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.76%) Apple Swift
3 3 (4.76%) C#
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.76%) Ruby
4 2 (3.17%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.59%) VB
5 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.98%) DV Cleared
2 17 (26.98%) SC Cleared
3 14 (22.22%) ISEB
4 10 (15.87%) ISTQB
4 10 (15.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (15.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (11.11%) MCSE
5 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.35%) CCNA
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.35%) MCP
7 3 (4.76%) MCITP
8 2 (3.17%) CCSP
8 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.59%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) SLA
2 6 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.70%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (12.70%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (6.35%) Docker
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.59%) vCloud
6 1 (1.59%) XenApp
6 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) OVSD
2 9 (14.29%) SCCM
3 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (9.52%) SCOM
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (3.17%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (3.17%) OpenView
6 2 (3.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.59%) Ansible
7 1 (1.59%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.59%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.59%) Puppet
7 1 (1.59%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.59%) Unicenter
7 1 (1.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) VMware
2 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.87%) Cisco
3 10 (15.87%) NetApp
4 9 (14.29%) Citrix
5 7 (11.11%) SAP
6 6 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.52%) ServiceNow
7 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.94%) Sun
8 4 (6.35%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.35%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.35%) EMC
8 4 (6.35%) IBM
9 3 (4.76%) Brocade
9 3 (4.76%) StorageTek
10 2 (3.17%) Apple
10 2 (3.17%) F5
10 2 (3.17%) Splunk
10 2 (3.17%) Symantec