Period
to 27 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 27 July 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 74 80
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -15
Contract jobs citing HP 24 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.02% 1.63% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 5.30% 4.08% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 17
Oxfordshire median daily rate £391 £305 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.28% -18.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £300
90th Percentile £414 £345 £569
South East median daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.20 - -
South East median hourly rate £14.20 £21.00 £16.70
% change year-on-year -32.38% +25.75% -1.76%

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 Oxfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 453 466 607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 38.16% 39.97% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 342 386
Oxfordshire median daily rate £437 £364 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.99% -9.28% +14.64%
10th Percentile £178 £200 £220
90th Percentile £550 £530 £530
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 65
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.85 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -17.14% +20.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £8.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.25 £25.00 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £16.13 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.15% -2.83% +8.40%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for HP in Oxfordshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Oxfordshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Oxfordshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Oxfordshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Oxford +5 8 £415 +28.68%
Banbury +4 7 £350 +20.69%
Kidlington - 1 £408 -
HP
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) SAN
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (29.17%) vSphere
4 7 (29.17%) Storage Virtualisation
4 7 (29.17%) NetApp
4 7 (29.17%) Network Design
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (25.00%) Puppet
5 6 (25.00%) CentOS
5 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
6 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (20.83%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
6 5 (20.83%) DevOps
6 5 (20.83%) Nagios
6 5 (20.83%) Symantec
6 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.83%) Ruby
7 4 (16.67%) TDD

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (16.67%) Confluence
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) BGP
3 1 (4.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
1 4 (16.67%) JMeter
1 4 (16.67%) JUnit
1 4 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
1 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Administrator
1 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (20.83%) Tester
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Printer Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Server Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) CentOS
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) HPUX
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Network Design
1 7 (29.17%) Storage Virtualisation
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) API Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 4 (16.67%) BDD
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 4 (16.67%) SDLC
4 4 (16.67%) SOA
4 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
1 5 (20.83%) Ruby
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) vSphere
3 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.33%) XenServer
5 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.83%) Nagios
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (12.50%) Hyperic
4 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (4.17%) Ansible
5 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) NetApp
4 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
5 5 (20.83%) Symantec
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL