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 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 40 48
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8  
Contract jobs citing HP 45 106 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.56% 4.09% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 5.94% 9.93% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 75 52
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £366
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Median hourly rate £16.75 £44.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.35% +178.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £40.90 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £48.80 £29.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -30.95% +40.00%  

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 757 1068 1067
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.04% 41.20% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 589 575
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 38
Median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.51% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.82 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.98 £50.00 £42.75
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 March 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 March 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 March 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
Edinburgh +10 14 £394 -1.56% 1
Renfrewshire -4 13 £325 -20.73%
Glasgow -13 10 £350 +9.80% 1
Aberdeen 0 4 £450 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 - -
West Lothian 0 1 - -
HP
UK

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

1 34 (35.42%) Cisco
2 30 (31.25%) ITIL
3 27 (28.13%) Security Cleared
4 26 (27.08%) LAN
5 24 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 21 (21.88%) Windows
6 21 (21.88%) WAN
6 21 (21.88%) Firewall
6 21 (21.88%) Wireless
7 19 (19.79%) Network Design
8 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.67%) VMware
10 15 (15.63%) Finance
10 15 (15.63%) Linux
11 14 (14.58%) Java
11 14 (14.58%) Active Directory
11 14 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (14.58%) Riverbed
12 13 (13.54%) QMS
12 13 (13.54%) CCNP
12 13 (13.54%) LoadRunner
12 13 (13.54%) CRM
12 13 (13.54%) F5
12 13 (13.54%) HP SiteScope
13 12 (12.50%) SOA
13 12 (12.50%) J2EE
13 12 (12.50%) OpenView
13 12 (12.50%) Aruba
13 12 (12.50%) Change Control

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 5 (5.21%) IIS
1 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.08%) JBoss
4 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.13%) MS Office
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.04%) IaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.08%) LAN
2 21 (21.88%) Firewall
2 21 (21.88%) WAN
2 21 (21.88%) Wireless
3 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.42%) BIG-IP
4 10 (10.42%) DNS
4 10 (10.42%) SAN
5 9 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (9.38%) DHCP
6 8 (8.33%) Multicast
7 7 (7.29%) BGP
7 7 (7.29%) OSPF
8 6 (6.25%) MPLS
9 2 (2.08%) HTTP
9 2 (2.08%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.08%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.08%) VSAN
9 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) DB2
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.13%) JIRA
2 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.04%) Selenium
3 1 (1.04%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (32.29%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.46%) Tester
3 9 (9.38%) Field Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Performance Tester
5 7 (7.29%) Break Fix Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Administrator
6 6 (6.25%) Field Hardware Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) HP Printer Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Printer Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.17%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (2.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.25%) CMDB
3 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.17%) Clustering
4 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.08%) iPad
5 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) Celerra
6 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.04%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.04%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.04%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Windows
2 15 (15.63%) Linux
3 9 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.29%) AIX
4 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.25%) CatOS
5 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.25%) Unix
6 5 (5.21%) Solaris
6 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.17%) Android
7 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.13%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.08%) CentOS
9 2 (2.08%) HPUX
9 2 (2.08%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) ITIL
2 19 (19.79%) Network Design
3 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.54%) CRM
4 13 (13.54%) QMS
5 12 (12.50%) Change Control
5 12 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 12 (12.50%) SOA
6 11 (11.46%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (11.46%) Quality Management
7 9 (9.38%) Service Management
8 8 (8.33%) ITSM
9 7 (7.29%) Project Management
10 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.25%) Pay per click
10 6 (6.25%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.25%) Release Management
11 5 (5.21%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (5.21%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.21%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) Java
2 9 (9.38%) C
3 8 (8.33%) SQL
4 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (1.04%) C#
6 1 (1.04%) C-shell
6 1 (1.04%) Jython
6 1 (1.04%) Korn
6 1 (1.04%) Python
6 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (13.54%) CCNP
5 10 (10.42%) Degree
6 9 (9.38%) CCIE
6 9 (9.38%) CCSA
6 9 (9.38%) JNCIA
7 7 (7.29%) CCDP
7 7 (7.29%) CCIP
7 7 (7.29%) CCSE
7 7 (7.29%) JNCIE
7 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (6.25%) MCSE
9 5 (5.21%) HP ASE
9 5 (5.21%) HP MASE
10 3 (3.13%) CCNA
11 2 (2.08%) MCSA
11 2 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.04%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.04%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.38%) vSphere
3 8 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.13%) SRDF
5 3 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) HP SiteScope
2 12 (12.50%) OpenView
3 7 (7.29%) FortiGate
4 5 (5.21%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (5.21%) SCCM
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.17%) WSUS
6 2 (2.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.08%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.08%) Puppet
6 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.08%) SnapMirror
6 2 (2.08%) vRealize
7 1 (1.04%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.04%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (35.42%) Cisco
2 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.67%) VMware
4 14 (14.58%) Riverbed
5 13 (13.54%) F5
6 12 (12.50%) Aruba
7 9 (9.38%) Dell
7 9 (9.38%) Red Hat
8 8 (8.33%) BT
8 8 (8.33%) Siemens
9 7 (7.29%) CheckPoint
9 7 (7.29%) Fortinet
9 7 (7.29%) Juniper
9 7 (7.29%) Veritas
10 6 (6.25%) Citrix
11 5 (5.21%) IBM
12 4 (4.17%) EMC
13 3 (3.13%) Avaya
13 3 (3.13%) NetApp
13 3 (3.13%) ProCurve
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