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 3 months to 29 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
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 19 68
Rank change year-on-year -38 +49  
Contract jobs citing HP 61 276 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.77% 9.33% 2.39%
As % of the Vendors category 7.31% 19.49% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 151 34
Scotland median daily rate £325 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -5.65%  
10th Percentile £174 £223 £229
90th Percentile £425 £425 £500
UK median daily rate £375 £340 £360
% change year-on-year +10.29% -5.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 3
Scotland median hourly rate £31.85 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.37% +150.00%  
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £24.06 £19.03
% change year-on-year -33.49% +26.46%  

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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 835 1416 1074
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 37.89% 47.87% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 1384 774
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +1.44%  
10th Percentile £213 £253 £213
90th Percentile £528 £488 £468
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 196 58
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.88% +140.62%  
10th Percentile £22.00 £18.75 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.00 £39.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -7.31% +9.33%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen +6 19 £375 +8.69%
Edinburgh +6 18 £220 -34.81% 8
West Lothian +2 7 £415 +33.87%
Glasgow -43 7 - - 1
Renfrewshire -7 5 £375 +16.82%
Falkirk - 3 £250 -
Perthshire - 1 - -
HP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for HP.

1 46 (43.40%) Cisco
2 39 (36.79%) LAN
3 37 (34.91%) ITIL
4 36 (33.96%) WAN
5 34 (32.08%) Wireless
6 32 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (29.25%) Firewall
8 29 (27.36%) Network Design
9 26 (24.53%) F5
9 26 (24.53%) CCNP
10 24 (22.64%) Riverbed
11 23 (21.70%) Degree
11 23 (21.70%) Juniper
12 22 (20.75%) CCDP
13 21 (19.81%) CCIP
13 21 (19.81%) BIG-IP
13 21 (19.81%) Aruba
14 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
14 20 (18.87%) Service Management
14 20 (18.87%) CheckPoint
15 19 (17.92%) ITSM
15 19 (17.92%) CCSA
15 19 (17.92%) CCIE
15 19 (17.92%) SC Cleared
15 19 (17.92%) CCSE
15 19 (17.92%) JNCIA
15 19 (17.92%) JNCIE
15 19 (17.92%) Fortinet
15 19 (17.92%) FortiGate
16 17 (16.04%) Computer Science Degree

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 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.89%) JBoss
2 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.94%) Confluence
3 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (6.60%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (36.79%) LAN
2 36 (33.96%) WAN
3 34 (32.08%) Wireless
4 31 (29.25%) Firewall
5 21 (19.81%) BIG-IP
6 10 (9.43%) SAN
7 8 (7.55%) DNS
8 7 (6.60%) BGP
8 7 (6.60%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (6.60%) DHCP
8 7 (6.60%) OSPF
9 5 (4.72%) Internet
9 5 (4.72%) MPLS
10 4 (3.77%) Multicast
10 4 (3.77%) Network Security
10 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.83%) IPv6
12 1 (0.94%) SDH
12 1 (0.94%) VoIP
12 1 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.89%) DB2
3 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) LoadRunner
2 4 (3.77%) Selenium
3 3 (2.83%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.83%) JIRA
4 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (16.04%) Telecoms
2 16 (15.09%) Finance
3 4 (3.77%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Law
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (40.57%) Network Engineer
2 12 (11.32%) Tester
3 11 (10.38%) Analyst
4 8 (7.55%) Performance Tester
5 7 (6.60%) Consultant
5 7 (6.60%) Switch Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Administrator
7 5 (4.72%) Field Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Field Service Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) LAN Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Architect
8 4 (3.77%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.77%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Performance Tester
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Tester
8 4 (3.77%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.38%) J2EE
2 1 (0.94%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.66%) HP StoreVirtual
4 4 (3.77%) CMDB
5 3 (2.83%) HP Storage
5 3 (2.83%) Replication
5 3 (2.83%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.89%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.94%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.94%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (0.94%) iPad
7 1 (0.94%) iPhone
7 1 (0.94%) NHS
7 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.04%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) Linux
2 8 (7.55%) Windows Server
2 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.60%) Unix
3 7 (6.60%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.66%) AIX
5 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.77%) CatOS
6 4 (3.77%) Solaris
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.94%) Android
8 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.94%) HPUX
8 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.91%) ITIL
2 29 (27.36%) Network Design
3 20 (18.87%) Service Management
4 19 (17.92%) ITSM
5 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.38%) CRM
6 11 (10.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (10.38%) Performance Testing
6 11 (10.38%) SOA
7 9 (8.49%) Performance Engineering
7 9 (8.49%) QMS
7 9 (8.49%) Risk Management
8 8 (7.55%) Project Planning
8 8 (7.55%) Quality Management
8 8 (7.55%) Test Strategy
9 7 (6.60%) Change Control
9 7 (6.60%) Migration
10 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.32%) Java
2 9 (8.49%) SQL
3 4 (3.77%) C
3 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.77%) VBScript
4 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.94%) C#
4 1 (0.94%) C-shell
4 1 (0.94%) Korn
4 1 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (24.53%) CCNP
3 23 (21.70%) Degree
4 22 (20.75%) CCDP
5 21 (19.81%) CCIP
6 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
7 19 (17.92%) CCIE
7 19 (17.92%) CCSA
7 19 (17.92%) CCSE
7 19 (17.92%) JNCIA
7 19 (17.92%) JNCIE
7 19 (17.92%) SC Cleared
8 17 (16.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (16.04%) HP ASE
8 17 (16.04%) HP MASE
9 7 (6.60%) CCNA
10 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (12.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.77%) Terminal Services
3 4 (3.77%) vSphere
3 4 (3.77%) XenApp
4 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.89%) SRDF
5 2 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (17.92%) FortiGate
2 11 (10.38%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (10.38%) HP SiteScope
2 11 (10.38%) OpenView
3 3 (2.83%) vMotion
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.89%) SCCM
5 1 (0.94%) DameWare
5 1 (0.94%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (43.40%) Cisco
2 26 (24.53%) F5
3 24 (22.64%) Riverbed
4 23 (21.70%) Juniper
5 21 (19.81%) Aruba
6 20 (18.87%) CheckPoint
7 19 (17.92%) Fortinet
8 11 (10.38%) VMware
9 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
10 6 (5.66%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.72%) Citrix
12 4 (3.77%) BT
12 4 (3.77%) IBM
12 4 (3.77%) Siemens
13 3 (2.83%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.83%) EMC
13 3 (2.83%) ProCurve
13 3 (2.83%) Veeam
14 2 (1.89%) Sun
14 2 (1.89%) Veritas