Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 35 52
Rank change year-on-year -36 +17 -16
Contract jobs citing HP 129 220 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.59% 5.02% 3.01%
As % of the Vendors category 6.94% 10.94% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 157 107
Scotland median daily rate £413 £321 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.50% -8.29% +0.57%
10th Percentile £130 £266 £242
90th Percentile £539 £440 £511
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 2
Scotland median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £36.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +6.69% +44.34%
10th Percentile £22.60 £14.25 £28.82
90th Percentile £45.95 £43.00 £41.81
UK median hourly rate £16.72 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.45% -25.00% +14.29%

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1859 2011 2343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.34% 45.92% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1104 1133
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -1.41% +1.43%
10th Percentile £206 £225 £213
90th Percentile £531 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 75
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +20.61% -8.66%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.75 £8.35
90th Percentile £46.30 £44.25 £41.95
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Scotland

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Scotland

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Scotland

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Scotland

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in Scotland

HP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Edinburgh -9 42 £350 +12.90% 2
Glasgow -22 28 £410 +20.59% 2
West Lothian +6 25 £415 +36.07%
Aberdeen -3 14 £375 +14.07%
Renfrewshire -9 10 £325 -
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Stirling - 3 £125 -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
HP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for HP.

1 48 (37.21%) Windows
2 35 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (26.36%) Firewall
4 31 (24.03%) LoadRunner
4 31 (24.03%) Java
5 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
6 28 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (21.71%) Performance Engineering
7 27 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (20.93%) HP SiteScope
7 27 (20.93%) Performance Testing
7 27 (20.93%) OpenView
7 27 (20.93%) J2EE
7 27 (20.93%) SQL
7 27 (20.93%) CRM
8 26 (20.16%) SOA
8 26 (20.16%) Finance
8 26 (20.16%) Non-Functional Testing
9 25 (19.38%) PowerShell
10 23 (17.83%) Cisco
11 22 (17.05%) SCCM
12 21 (16.28%) Dell
12 21 (16.28%) Symantec
13 20 (15.50%) Wireless
14 19 (14.73%) LAN
14 19 (14.73%) WAN
14 19 (14.73%) Linux
15 18 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (13.95%) Active Directory
15 18 (13.95%) Windows Server

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 16 (12.40%) IIS
2 9 (6.98%) Apache
3 7 (5.43%) JBoss
4 6 (4.65%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (3.88%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.78%) Confluence
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.36%) Firewall
2 20 (15.50%) Wireless
3 19 (14.73%) LAN
3 19 (14.73%) WAN
4 17 (13.18%) Internet
5 13 (10.08%) DNS
6 11 (8.53%) DHCP
7 10 (7.75%) SAN
7 10 (7.75%) VPN
8 8 (6.20%) BIG-IP
9 5 (3.88%) FTP
9 5 (3.88%) SMTP
10 3 (2.33%) BGP
10 3 (2.33%) IPv6
10 3 (2.33%) LDAP
10 3 (2.33%) Network Security
10 3 (2.33%) OSPF
11 1 (0.78%) IPv4
11 1 (0.78%) SMS
11 1 (0.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.55%) DB2
3 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (24.03%) LoadRunner
2 7 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.65%) Selenium
4 5 (3.88%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.10%) JIRA
5 4 (3.10%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.33%) Toad
7 2 (1.55%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 26 (20.16%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Publishing
3 10 (7.75%) Banking
4 7 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.10%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (22.48%) Tester
2 24 (18.60%) Performance Tester
3 21 (16.28%) Network Engineer
4 17 (13.18%) Senior Performance Tester
4 17 (13.18%) Senior Tester
5 16 (12.40%) Analyst
6 8 (6.20%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.20%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.43%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) IT Security Specialist
9 5 (3.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) Coordinator
10 4 (3.10%) IT Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) IT Support
10 4 (3.10%) QA Coordinator
10 4 (3.10%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.93%) J2EE
2 10 (7.75%) HTML
3 6 (4.65%) XML
4 5 (3.88%) CSS
4 5 (3.88%) jQuery
4 5 (3.88%) XSLT
5 4 (3.10%) .NET
6 2 (1.55%) Node.js
6 2 (1.55%) React
6 2 (1.55%) Redux
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.33%) EMC VNX
3 3 (2.33%) EMC VNXe
3 3 (2.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.78%) Clustering
4 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.78%) NHS
4 1 (0.78%) PKI
4 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (37.21%) Windows
2 28 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (14.73%) Linux
5 18 (13.95%) Windows Server
6 11 (8.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (7.75%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.10%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.71%) Performance Engineering
3 27 (20.93%) CRM
3 27 (20.93%) Performance Testing
4 26 (20.16%) Non-Functional Testing
4 26 (20.16%) SOA
5 17 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (13.18%) ITIL
5 17 (13.18%) Waterfall
6 12 (9.30%) Network Design
7 11 (8.53%) BCP
7 11 (8.53%) Business Continuity
7 11 (8.53%) Business Continuity Planning
7 11 (8.53%) Task Automation
8 10 (7.75%) Data Loss Prevention
8 10 (7.75%) Defect Management
8 10 (7.75%) Project Management
8 10 (7.75%) Security Operations
8 10 (7.75%) Web Development
9 9 (6.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.03%) Java
2 27 (20.93%) SQL
3 25 (19.38%) PowerShell
4 16 (12.40%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.53%) Perl
6 9 (6.98%) Python
7 6 (4.65%) VBScript
8 5 (3.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (10.85%) Degree
3 11 (8.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.98%) CCNA
5 9 (6.98%) CCNP
6 8 (6.20%) CCDP
6 8 (6.20%) CCIP
6 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.43%) CCIE
7 7 (5.43%) CCSA
7 7 (5.43%) CCSE
7 7 (5.43%) HP ASE
7 7 (5.43%) HP MASE
7 7 (5.43%) JNCIA
7 7 (5.43%) JNCIE
7 7 (5.43%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.65%) MCSE
9 5 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.33%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
1 4 (3.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.08%) vSphere
3 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.65%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.88%) XenApp
5 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.78%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (20.93%) HP SiteScope
1 27 (20.93%) OpenView
2 22 (17.05%) SCCM
3 16 (12.40%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (6.98%) IBM BigFix
4 9 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (6.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (5.43%) FortiGate
6 4 (3.10%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.10%) SCOM
7 2 (1.55%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.55%) EnCase
7 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.55%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.55%) WSUS
8 1 (0.78%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.78%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.78%) Nagios
8 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.83%) Cisco
3 21 (16.28%) Dell
3 21 (16.28%) Symantec
4 17 (13.18%) VMware
5 15 (11.63%) CheckPoint
6 13 (10.08%) Juniper
6 13 (10.08%) Oracle
7 12 (9.30%) IBM
8 10 (7.75%) F5
9 9 (6.98%) Citrix
9 9 (6.98%) Riverbed
10 8 (6.20%) Aruba
11 7 (5.43%) Fortinet
12 6 (4.65%) Veeam
13 4 (3.10%) Apple
13 4 (3.10%) EMC
13 4 (3.10%) Google
13 4 (3.10%) Sophos
13 4 (3.10%) Veritas