Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 60 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 -23 -3
Contract jobs citing HP 57 51 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.75% 3.08% 4.39%
As % of the Vendors category 7.65% 6.54% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 42
Milton Keynes median daily rate £300 £450 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +41.73% -0.78%
10th Percentile £200 £300 £120
90th Percentile £448 £538 £472
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £425 £338
% change year-on-year -29.41% +25.93% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.00 - £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.85 - £15.00

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 745 780 648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 49.05% 47.16% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 355 364
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £210 £250 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 36 31
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.75 £16.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +50.00% +9.62%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.50
90th Percentile £28.50 £57.50 £15.88
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.71 £11.75
% change year-on-year -22.20% +42.21% +5.38%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (45.61%) Security Cleared
3 25 (43.86%) Windows
4 24 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
5 23 (40.35%) ITIL
5 23 (40.35%) SC Cleared
6 22 (38.60%) Service Management
7 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
8 19 (33.33%) ITSM
9 18 (31.58%) ITIL V3
10 17 (29.82%) Windows Server
11 16 (28.07%) VMware
11 16 (28.07%) NetApp
12 14 (24.56%) SQL
12 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
13 13 (22.81%) DV Cleared
14 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (21.05%) Cisco
14 12 (21.05%) Firewall
15 11 (19.30%) OVSD
16 10 (17.54%) Citrix
16 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Excel
16 10 (17.54%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (15.79%) SAN
18 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
18 8 (14.04%) CheckPoint
18 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
18 8 (14.04%) Blue Coat
18 8 (14.04%) ISTQB
18 8 (14.04%) Office 365

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 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.51%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Office 365
2 5 (8.77%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) Firewall
2 9 (15.79%) SAN
3 6 (10.53%) Wireless
4 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.02%) WAN
5 3 (5.26%) BGP
5 3 (5.26%) BIG-IP
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.26%) ICMP
5 3 (5.26%) IPsec
5 3 (5.26%) LAN
5 3 (5.26%) OSPF
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.51%) Network Security
6 2 (3.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MS Access
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
1 5 (8.77%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Architect
2 9 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (14.04%) Desktop Support
3 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Technical Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 5 (8.77%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.26%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.51%) HP Storage
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.28%) Linux
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.02%) Unix
6 2 (3.51%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) AIX
7 1 (1.75%) Solaris
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) ITIL
2 22 (38.60%) Service Management
3 19 (33.33%) ITSM
4 18 (31.58%) ITIL V3
5 7 (12.28%) Capacity Management
5 7 (12.28%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (10.53%) Change Control
6 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.77%) Change Management
7 5 (8.77%) Network Design
7 5 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.02%) CRM
8 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.26%) VBA
4 2 (3.51%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) Security Cleared
2 23 (40.35%) SC Cleared
3 13 (22.81%) DV Cleared
4 8 (14.04%) ISTQB
5 6 (10.53%) ISEB
5 6 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (5.26%) Degree
7 2 (3.51%) CCNP
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.75%) MCP
8 1 (1.75%) MCSE
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.54%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.26%) XenApp
6 2 (3.51%) NFS
6 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.51%) vSphere
6 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.75%) Docker
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) OVSD
2 6 (10.53%) HP ALM
3 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.51%) Control-M
3 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.51%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.51%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (3.51%) SCSM
3 2 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.07%) NetApp
2 16 (28.07%) VMware
3 12 (21.05%) Cisco
4 10 (17.54%) Citrix
5 8 (14.04%) Blue Coat
5 8 (14.04%) CheckPoint
5 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.77%) ServiceNow
7 4 (7.02%) Symantec
8 3 (5.26%) F5
8 3 (5.26%) Lumension
9 2 (3.51%) arcserve
9 2 (3.51%) Aruba
9 2 (3.51%) CA
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle
9 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.51%) SAP
9 2 (3.51%) Splunk
9 2 (3.51%) Veeam