Period
to 21 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 21 February 2019 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
England > North of England
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 111 72
Rank change year-on-year -55 -39 +9
Contract jobs citing HP 169 240 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 1.41% 2.14% 3.01%
As % of the Vendors category 3.43% 5.33% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 155 256
North of England median daily rate £385 £309 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.60% -11.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £178 £120 £263
90th Percentile £475 £441 £482
England median daily rate £388 £350 £354
% change year-on-year +10.71% -0.99% -5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 37
North of England median hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -7.14% +14.17%
10th Percentile £10.27 £9.69 £9.80
90th Percentile £53.00 £24.36 £36.35
England median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.08% +1.72% -32.56%

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 the North of England.

All Vendors
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,929 4,503 5,703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 41.03% 40.18% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,124 2,820 3,574
North of England median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £238 £213 £250
90th Percentile £588 £594 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 272 285
North of England median hourly rate £17.41 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -9.09% -2.28%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £9.81
90th Percentile £42.75 £41.90 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for HP in the North of England

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in the North of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in the North of England

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the North of England over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in the North of England

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in the North of England

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the North of England over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in the North of England

HP
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the North of England region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -35 74 £350 +28.44% 24
Yorkshire -34 48 £375 +36.36% 36
North East -28 47 £413 +28.91% 6
HP
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 North of England region with a requirement for HP.

1 67 (39.64%) Windows
2 63 (37.28%) Active Directory
3 48 (28.40%) VMware
4 40 (23.67%) Microsoft
4 40 (23.67%) ITIL
5 38 (22.49%) Windows Server
6 36 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (20.71%) Security Cleared
8 32 (18.93%) Linux
9 31 (18.34%) Firewall
10 29 (17.16%) SQL
11 28 (16.57%) Oracle
11 28 (16.57%) Cisco
12 27 (15.98%) SAN
12 27 (15.98%) SQL Server
13 26 (15.38%) SC Cleared
14 25 (14.79%) VMware ESXi
14 25 (14.79%) LAN
15 23 (13.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (13.61%) SCCM
15 23 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (13.02%) WAN
17 19 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (11.24%) Data Centre
18 18 (10.65%) SCOM
18 18 (10.65%) EMC
18 18 (10.65%) Middleware
19 17 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
19 17 (10.06%) ITSM
19 17 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 16 (9.47%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.55%) Apache
3 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.37%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.78%) Confluence
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.18%) AquaLogic
5 2 (1.18%) IIS
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.18%) Tuxedo
5 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.59%) JBoss
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) BASE24
2 2 (1.18%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.92%) Office 365
2 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.55%) IaaS
4 5 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.37%) PaaS
5 4 (2.37%) SaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.59%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.59%) GitHub
6 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.34%) Firewall
2 27 (15.98%) SAN
3 25 (14.79%) LAN
4 22 (13.02%) WAN
5 13 (7.69%) MPLS
6 12 (7.10%) OSPF
6 12 (7.10%) TCP/IP
6 12 (7.10%) Wireless
7 11 (6.51%) BGP
7 11 (6.51%) DHCP
7 11 (6.51%) DNS
7 11 (6.51%) VLAN
8 10 (5.92%) HTTP
8 10 (5.92%) NAS
8 10 (5.92%) VPN
9 8 (4.73%) Network Security
10 7 (4.14%) HTTPS
11 6 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (3.55%) SSH
12 5 (2.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.37%) MySQL
3 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.78%) DB2
4 3 (1.78%) NonStop SQL
4 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.59%) Informix
6 1 (0.59%) Power BI
6 1 (0.59%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.59%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (8.28%) GitLab
2 12 (7.10%) Artifactory
3 8 (4.73%) JIRA
3 8 (4.73%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.37%) JMeter
4 4 (2.37%) Selenium
4 4 (2.37%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.78%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.78%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.78%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.18%) AutoIt
6 2 (1.18%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.18%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.18%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.59%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.59%) TestNG
General
1 15 (8.88%) Finance
2 8 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Games
5 1 (0.59%) Local Government
5 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (17.16%) Analyst
2 14 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
3 13 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 12 (7.10%) Administrator
5 9 (5.33%) Support Analyst
6 8 (4.73%) Architect
6 8 (4.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (4.73%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (4.73%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (4.73%) Support Engineer
6 8 (4.73%) Test Analyst
6 8 (4.73%) Test Leader
7 7 (4.14%) PC Engineer
7 7 (4.14%) PC Rollout Engineer
7 7 (4.14%) Rollout Engineer
7 7 (4.14%) Server Administrator
7 7 (4.14%) Tester
8 6 (3.55%) Field Engineer
8 6 (3.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.65%) Middleware
2 6 (3.55%) SOAP
3 5 (2.96%) Web Services
4 3 (1.78%) .NET
4 3 (1.78%) HTML
5 2 (1.18%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.18%) JSON
5 2 (1.18%) REST
5 2 (1.18%) RESTful
5 2 (1.18%) XML
6 1 (0.59%) ISPF
6 1 (0.59%) JSP
6 1 (0.59%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.10%) Clustering
3 9 (5.33%) NHS
4 7 (4.14%) Replication
5 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.96%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.96%) User Experience
6 4 (2.37%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.78%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.78%) Tandem
8 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.59%) Handset
9 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 67 (39.64%) Windows
2 38 (22.49%) Windows Server
3 32 (18.93%) Linux
4 23 (13.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.28%) Unix
7 13 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (7.10%) Windows 7
9 11 (6.51%) Windows 10
10 8 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (4.14%) HPUX
12 6 (3.55%) Solaris
13 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.67%) ITIL
2 23 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (10.06%) ITSM
4 16 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (9.47%) Performance Monitoring
4 16 (9.47%) Service Management
5 15 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.88%) Runbook
5 15 (8.88%) Security Hardening
6 13 (7.69%) OO
7 12 (7.10%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (7.10%) Migration
7 12 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (6.51%) Test Automation
9 10 (5.92%) Network Management
9 10 (5.92%) System Testing
10 8 (4.73%) Test Management
11 7 (4.14%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.16%) SQL
2 12 (7.10%) JavaScript
3 11 (6.51%) Shell Script
4 9 (5.33%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.14%) Java
6 5 (2.96%) PHP
7 3 (1.78%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.78%) C
7 3 (1.78%) Perl
7 3 (1.78%) VB
7 3 (1.78%) VBScript
8 2 (1.18%) Java 8
9 1 (0.59%) C#
9 1 (0.59%) C++
9 1 (0.59%) JCL
9 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.59%) U-SQL
9 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (20.71%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (8.88%) Degree
5 13 (7.69%) CCNA
6 10 (5.92%) CCNP
6 10 (5.92%) ISEB
7 9 (5.33%) ISTQB
8 7 (4.14%) MCSE
8 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.96%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (1.78%) MCP
11 3 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.18%) HP APS
12 2 (1.18%) MCSA
13 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.59%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.92%) SLA
2 7 (4.14%) QA
3 5 (2.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.37%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (37.28%) Active Directory
2 36 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (14.79%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (7.69%) XenApp
5 12 (7.10%) XenDesktop
6 11 (6.51%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (2.96%) vSphere
8 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (1.18%) NFS
11 1 (0.59%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.59%) Firmware
11 1 (0.59%) KVM
11 1 (0.59%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.59%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 23 (13.61%) SCCM
2 18 (10.65%) SCOM
3 15 (8.88%) HP ALM
3 15 (8.88%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (8.88%) vMotion
4 13 (7.69%) Puppet
4 13 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (7.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 12 (7.10%) OpenView
6 11 (6.51%) vCenter Server
7 10 (5.92%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (2.96%) OVSD
9 4 (2.37%) HP UCMDB
9 4 (2.37%) QRadar
10 3 (1.78%) Grafana
10 3 (1.78%) Nagios
11 2 (1.18%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.18%) Hyperic
11 2 (1.18%) vRealize
12 1 (0.59%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 48 (28.40%) VMware
2 40 (23.67%) Microsoft
3 28 (16.57%) Cisco
3 28 (16.57%) Oracle
4 18 (10.65%) EMC
5 16 (9.47%) Red Hat
6 15 (8.88%) Dell
7 12 (7.10%) BMC
7 12 (7.10%) F5
8 11 (6.51%) 3PAR
8 11 (6.51%) IBM
8 11 (6.51%) Juniper
9 10 (5.92%) CheckPoint
10 9 (5.33%) Citrix
11 8 (4.73%) SAP
12 7 (4.14%) Extreme Networks
12 7 (4.14%) Palo Alto
12 7 (4.14%) SolarWinds
12 7 (4.14%) Veritas
13 6 (3.55%) Aruba