The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 40 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11  
Contract jobs citing HP 24 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.11% 3.75% 4.84%
As % of the Vendors category 8.36% 7.69% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 10
Median daily rate £475 £390 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +39.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £542 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +11.53% -5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £25.03 £17.00
% change year-on-year -32.86% +47.23%  

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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 287 429 458
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 49.14% 48.69% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 246 212
Median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.42% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 29
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £22.42 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Reading

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Reading over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Reading

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Reading

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Reading over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for HP.

1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Firewall
2 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (27.08%) Linux
3 13 (27.08%) SQL
4 12 (25.00%) Unix
4 12 (25.00%) Migration
4 12 (25.00%) VMware
5 10 (20.83%) ITIL
5 10 (20.83%) IBM
5 10 (20.83%) Data Migration
5 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
6 9 (18.75%) Private Cloud
6 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 9 (18.75%) Google
6 9 (18.75%) Cisco
6 9 (18.75%) Citrix
6 9 (18.75%) Sun
6 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 9 (18.75%) C#
7 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 7 (14.58%) C
8 7 (14.58%) Internet
8 7 (14.58%) Service Management
8 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
9 6 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.08%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
1 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) Internet
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.33%) BGP
4 4 (8.33%) ICMP
4 4 (8.33%) Wireless
5 3 (6.25%) LAN
5 3 (6.25%) VPN
6 2 (4.17%) Skype
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.08%) HSRP
7 1 (2.08%) Junos
7 1 (2.08%) MRTG
7 1 (2.08%) Network Security
7 1 (2.08%) SMS
7 1 (2.08%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (2.08%) VLAN
7 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) IDOL
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.42%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.25%) JMeter
3 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Consultant
2 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Architect
4 7 (14.58%) IT Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) Network Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
1 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 9 (18.75%) Private Cloud
3 6 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.17%) NHS
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.08%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Linux
3 12 (25.00%) Unix
4 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) AIX
7 1 (2.08%) Solaris
7 1 (2.08%) SUSE
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Migration
2 10 (20.83%) Data Migration
2 10 (20.83%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Service Management
4 6 (12.50%) CRM
4 6 (12.50%) MVC
5 5 (10.42%) ITSM
5 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.42%) SOA
6 4 (8.33%) Defect Management
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 4 (8.33%) Line Management
6 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 4 (8.33%) Network Design
6 4 (8.33%) Quality Management
6 4 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (6.25%) SDLC
7 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.17%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) C#
3 7 (14.58%) C
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) CCNP
5 4 (8.33%) Degree
5 4 (8.33%) HNC
5 4 (8.33%) MCSE
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.25%) MCP
7 2 (4.17%) CCNA
8 1 (2.08%) IIBA
8 1 (2.08%) ISEB
8 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.33%) OVSD
3 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.08%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) vMotion
3 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.83%) IBM
4 9 (18.75%) Cisco
4 9 (18.75%) Citrix
4 9 (18.75%) Google
4 9 (18.75%) Sun
5 6 (12.50%) Serena
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle
6 4 (8.33%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.17%) Informatica
8 2 (4.17%) Juniper
8 2 (4.17%) SAP
8 2 (4.17%) Siebel
8 2 (4.17%) Veeam
9 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.08%) Aruba
9 1 (2.08%) Axway
9 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds