The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 26 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 42 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing HP 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.83% 0.68% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 1.63% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £415 £323 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.68% -28.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +10.76% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.40 £26.79 £17.50
% change year-on-year -38.76% +53.07%  

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 Oxford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 114 123 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 34.86% 41.69% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 92 90
Median daily rate £450 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £8.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.13% -49.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.80 £8.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £8.80 £72.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Oxford

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxford region with a requirement for HP.

1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 5 (62.50%) Nagios
1 5 (62.50%) Symantec
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) CentOS
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
1 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Hyperic
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Printer Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) CentOS
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) API Testing
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Nagios
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (37.50%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 5 (62.50%) Symantec
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft