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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 50 43
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Contract jobs citing HP 24 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.65% 2.77% 3.26%
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% 5.05% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 17
Median daily rate £444 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.77% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £350 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £548 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 £63.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.98% +239.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -30.95% +37.70%  

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 324 555 462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 49.32% 54.90% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 287 243
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +158.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Reading over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 16 (32.00%) IBM
3 15 (30.00%) Google
4 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (28.00%) Unix
4 14 (28.00%) Firewall
4 14 (28.00%) VMware
5 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
6 11 (22.00%) Private Cloud
6 11 (22.00%) Migration
6 11 (22.00%) Sun
7 10 (20.00%) Degree
8 9 (18.00%) Data Migration
8 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
8 9 (18.00%) Finance
8 9 (18.00%) Internet
8 9 (18.00%) Citrix
8 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (16.00%) CRM
10 7 (14.00%) SQL
10 7 (14.00%) Oracle
10 7 (14.00%) Change Management
10 7 (14.00%) Economics
10 7 (14.00%) Marketing
10 7 (14.00%) Business Development
10 7 (14.00%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (12.00%) Data Architecture
11 6 (12.00%) Pay per click
11 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture

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 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.00%) Internet
3 4 (8.00%) VPN
4 2 (4.00%) ATM
4 2 (4.00%) Broadband
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.00%) DSLAM
4 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.00%) PPP
4 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.00%) VoIP
4 2 (4.00%) xDSL
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.00%) HSRP
5 1 (2.00%) Junos
5 1 (2.00%) MRTG
5 1 (2.00%) Skype
5 1 (2.00%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) JMeter
3 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.00%) Robot Framework
3 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
1 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.00%) Marketing
3 6 (12.00%) Mandarin Language
3 6 (12.00%) Spanish Language
4 3 (6.00%) Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Consultant
2 7 (14.00%) Field Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) IT Consultant
3 6 (12.00%) Break Fix Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Business Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) HP Printer Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Marketing Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Printer Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Support Technician
5 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
1 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.00%) Private Cloud
3 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 14 (28.00%) Unix
3 6 (12.00%) Solaris
3 6 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.00%) SUSE
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Migration
2 9 (18.00%) Data Migration
3 8 (16.00%) CRM
4 7 (14.00%) Business Development
4 7 (14.00%) Change Management
4 7 (14.00%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (14.00%) Economics
5 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.00%) Analytics
5 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (12.00%) Business Transformation
5 6 (12.00%) Case Management
5 6 (12.00%) Data Architecture
5 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (12.00%) Pay per click
5 6 (12.00%) PLM
5 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.00%) Line Management
7 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) C
2 3 (6.00%) C#
2 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) PHP
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) MBA
3 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.00%) CCNA
5 3 (6.00%) CCNP
6 2 (4.00%) HNC
6 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) SCSA
6 2 (4.00%) Sun Certification
7 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) OVSD
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) vMotion
2 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) IBM
2 15 (30.00%) Google
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) VMware
4 11 (22.00%) Sun
5 9 (18.00%) Citrix
6 7 (14.00%) Oracle
7 4 (8.00%) Cisco
8 3 (6.00%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.00%) Veritas
9 2 (4.00%) Huawei
9 2 (4.00%) Serena
10 1 (2.00%) Avaya
10 1 (2.00%) Clearswift
10 1 (2.00%) EMC
10 1 (2.00%) Informatica
10 1 (2.00%) Juniper
10 1 (2.00%) SAP
10 1 (2.00%) Siebel