Period
to 18 October 2017

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 6 months to 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 39 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 48 64 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.82% 4.18% 4.24%
As % of the Vendors category 7.37% 8.51% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 50 34
Reading median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £149 £158 £260
90th Percentile £545 £575 £469
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 35
Reading median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -32.71% +26.50%
10th Percentile £11.78 £12.15 £8.88
90th Percentile £20.73 £22.43 £30.90
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.70% -37.35% +26.24%

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 651 752 987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 51.79% 49.12% 53.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 396 522
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £275 £194 £225
90th Percentile £589 £569 £537
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 54 72
Reading median hourly rate £16.00 £12.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.49% -40.84% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.25 £30.90
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +24.00% -42.00% +23.14%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Reading

HP
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 6 months to 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 23 (47.92%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) SQL
4 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
6 10 (20.83%) ITIL
7 9 (18.75%) Cisco
8 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 7 (14.58%) Migration
10 6 (12.50%) VMware
10 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (12.50%) MCSE
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle
10 6 (12.50%) IIS
10 6 (12.50%) SAP
10 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (10.42%) Test Management
11 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
11 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.42%) LAN
11 5 (10.42%) HTML
11 5 (10.42%) CRM
11 5 (10.42%) Linux
11 5 (10.42%) Finance
12 4 (8.33%) Publishing
12 4 (8.33%) MVC

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%) IIS
1 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) nginx
4 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.17%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.08%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.08%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) LAN
2 4 (8.33%) BGP
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) SAN
2 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) DWDM
4 2 (4.17%) ICMP
4 2 (4.17%) NAS
4 2 (4.17%) OSPF
4 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.08%) MPLS
5 1 (2.08%) Skype
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.17%) IDOL
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) JMeter
4 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Publishing
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) IT Assistant
5 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.25%) Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.25%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) Ajax
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Unix
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Migration
3 5 (10.42%) CRM
3 5 (10.42%) Test Management
4 4 (8.33%) Business Development
4 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 4 (8.33%) ETL
4 4 (8.33%) MVC
4 4 (8.33%) Network Management
4 4 (8.33%) Service Management
4 4 (8.33%) SOA
5 3 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (6.25%) Defect Management
5 3 (6.25%) ITSM
5 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Line Management
6 2 (4.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) C#
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) C
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) MCSE
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) CCNP
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.25%) MCP
7 2 (4.17%) CCNA
7 2 (4.17%) ISEB
7 2 (4.17%) MCITP
7 2 (4.17%) RHCE
7 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) Degree
8 1 (2.08%) IIBA
8 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
4 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.17%) XenServer
5 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.17%) OVSD
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Cisco
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) SAP
3 6 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (8.33%) Samsung
5 3 (6.25%) Dell
5 3 (6.25%) Serena
5 3 (6.25%) Siebel
6 2 (4.17%) Brocade
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) EMC
6 2 (4.17%) IBM
6 2 (4.17%) Intel
6 2 (4.17%) NetApp
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.17%) Sun
6 2 (4.17%) Tableau
6 2 (4.17%) Trillium
6 2 (4.17%) Veeam