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 27 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 30 27
Rank change year-on-year -15 -3  
Contract jobs citing HP 31 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.18% 4.79% 5.70%
As % of the Vendors category 8.52% 10.09% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 31
Median daily rate £400 £263 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.09% -17.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.19
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 Milton Keynes.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 364 317 385
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 49.12% 47.46% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 155 189
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 17
Median hourly rate £11.53 £9.50 £10.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.36% -5.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £14.10 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for HP.

1 31 (58.49%) Security Cleared
2 30 (56.60%) SC Cleared
2 30 (56.60%) Windows
3 29 (54.72%) ITIL
4 27 (50.94%) Service Management
5 24 (45.28%) VMware
6 21 (39.62%) Active Directory
6 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (39.62%) ITIL V3
7 20 (37.74%) Virtual Environments
7 20 (37.74%) ITSM
8 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
9 18 (33.96%) Citrix
9 18 (33.96%) Firewall
10 17 (32.08%) Cisco
10 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
10 17 (32.08%) SQL
10 17 (32.08%) DV Cleared
11 16 (30.19%) OVSD
12 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
12 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (24.53%) Linux
13 13 (24.53%) Service Delivery
14 12 (22.64%) Change Management
14 12 (22.64%) MCSE
14 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (20.75%) SCCM

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 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (13.21%) Skype for Business
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.55%) Apache
4 4 (7.55%) IIS
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
2 11 (20.75%) SAN
3 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.32%) BGP
4 6 (11.32%) BIG-IP
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (11.32%) ICMP
4 6 (11.32%) Wireless
5 4 (7.55%) NAS
6 2 (3.77%) Network Security
6 2 (3.77%) WAN
7 1 (1.89%) DNS
7 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.89%) MPLS
7 1 (1.89%) PBX
7 1 (1.89%) VoIP
7 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Big Data
4 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.89%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) MSI
1 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.89%) XMLSpy
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Electronics
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Architect
2 12 (22.64%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Technical Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Network Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) Messaging Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) QA Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Support Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco Network Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Deployment Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.66%) UAT Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (20.75%) Windows Vista
6 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
7 8 (15.09%) Unix
8 4 (7.55%) CentOS
8 4 (7.55%) Solaris
8 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) ITIL
2 27 (50.94%) Service Management
3 21 (39.62%) ITIL V3
4 20 (37.74%) ITSM
4 20 (37.74%) Virtual Environments
5 13 (24.53%) Service Delivery
6 12 (22.64%) Change Management
7 11 (20.75%) Network Design
8 9 (16.98%) Capacity Management
8 9 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
11 6 (11.32%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
11 6 (11.32%) Smoke Testing
11 6 (11.32%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (9.43%) High Availability
12 5 (9.43%) Migration
12 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.43%) VB
3 5 (9.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (58.49%) Security Cleared
2 30 (56.60%) SC Cleared
3 17 (32.08%) DV Cleared
4 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (22.64%) MCSE
6 11 (20.75%) MCP
7 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (13.21%) CCNP
8 7 (13.21%) ISEB
8 7 (13.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
10 3 (5.66%) MCDBA
10 3 (5.66%) MCITP
10 3 (5.66%) MCSA
11 2 (3.77%) CCNA
11 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.89%) CISSP
12 1 (1.89%) GCIA
12 1 (1.89%) GCIH
12 1 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) Active Directory
1 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
3 11 (20.75%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.55%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.89%) Firmware
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.89%) vSphere
6 1 (1.89%) XenApp
6 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) OVSD
2 11 (20.75%) SCCM
3 8 (15.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (9.43%) SCOM
5 4 (7.55%) BladeLogic
5 4 (7.55%) Nagios
5 4 (7.55%) WSUS
6 2 (3.77%) OpenView
6 2 (3.77%) Puppet
7 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.89%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) VMware
2 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
3 18 (33.96%) Citrix
4 17 (32.08%) Cisco
5 8 (15.09%) NetApp
6 7 (13.21%) ServiceNow
7 6 (11.32%) F5
7 6 (11.32%) Palo Alto
7 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
7 6 (11.32%) SAP
8 5 (9.43%) Blue Coat
8 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
9 4 (7.55%) Remedy
9 4 (7.55%) StorageTek
9 4 (7.55%) Sun
10 3 (5.66%) Compaq
11 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.77%) IBM
12 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
12 1 (1.89%) Dell
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago