Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 82 40
Rank change year-on-year -53 -42 +12
Contract jobs citing HP 62 109 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.20% 2.19% 4.64%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% 5.96% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 86 145
Scotland median daily rate £320 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.42% +26.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £130 £255
90th Percentile £438 £550 £443
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.71% +73.73% -65.70%
UK median hourly rate £15.30 £16.49 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.22% +13.72% -27.50%

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 1,959 1,830 1,916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.88% 36.70% 46.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,022 1,045 1,058
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
10th Percentile £220 £209 £218
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 55 59
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +32.35% +17.16%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.89 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.50 £46.28
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

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 19 December 2018.

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
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 19 December 2018. 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
Renfrewshire +12 27 £310 -3.88%
Edinburgh -12 19 £350 -12.50% 4
Glasgow -38 11 £300 -26.83% 1
Aberdeen +9 2 £194 -
HP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for HP.

1 29 (46.77%) ITIL
2 24 (38.71%) Windows
3 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
3 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
4 19 (30.65%) DNS
5 18 (29.03%) SQL
5 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
5 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (25.81%) DHCP
7 15 (24.19%) AIX
7 15 (24.19%) Dell
7 15 (24.19%) Citrix
8 14 (22.58%) Cisco
8 14 (22.58%) McAfee
9 13 (20.97%) VMware
9 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
9 13 (20.97%) SAN
9 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (19.35%) Windows Server
10 12 (19.35%) HP ALM
10 12 (19.35%) Unix
10 12 (19.35%) Linux
10 12 (19.35%) Change Management
11 11 (17.74%) LAN
11 11 (17.74%) Office 365
11 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
12 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
12 10 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (16.13%) Self-Motivation

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 (8.06%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
3 3 (4.84%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) DNS
2 16 (25.81%) DHCP
3 13 (20.97%) SAN
4 11 (17.74%) LAN
5 9 (14.52%) WAN
6 8 (12.90%) Firewall
7 4 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (6.45%) iSCSI
7 4 (6.45%) Network Security
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.84%) VPN
9 2 (3.23%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.23%) WLAN
10 1 (1.61%) 4G
10 1 (1.61%) Diameter Protocol
10 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) HP UFT
1 8 (12.90%) WinRunner
2 5 (8.06%) Hudson
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (11.29%) Law
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Network Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Administrator
4 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Network Support
5 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Network Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Wintel Specialist
7 2 (3.23%) Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) COM
2 1 (1.61%) LDAP
2 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (12.90%) Clustering
2 8 (12.90%) PDA
3 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.61%) iPad
5 1 (1.61%) iPhone
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (24.19%) AIX
4 12 (19.35%) Linux
4 12 (19.35%) Unix
4 12 (19.35%) Windows Server
5 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
6 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (14.52%) Solaris
8 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (8.06%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.61%) HPUX
10 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.61%) SUSE
10 1 (1.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) ITIL
2 12 (19.35%) Change Management
3 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
4 9 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (14.52%) Test Scripting
5 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (11.29%) Smoke Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.68%) Decision-Making
8 5 (8.06%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.06%) Service Management
9 4 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.45%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.45%) Network Design
9 4 (6.45%) Project Management
9 4 (6.45%) Server Management
9 4 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.29%) VBScript
4 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.84%) C-shell
5 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.84%) Korn
5 3 (4.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.84%) CCDP
5 3 (4.84%) CCNA
5 3 (4.84%) CCNP
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.23%) CCIE
6 2 (3.23%) MCP
7 1 (1.61%) CCIE Security
7 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) JSP 440
2 3 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.23%) QA
4 1 (1.61%) PMO
4 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (14.52%) Terminal Services
5 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
5 8 (12.90%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (11.29%) XenApp
7 3 (4.84%) BitLocker
7 3 (4.84%) Samba
8 1 (1.61%) Firmware
8 1 (1.61%) NFS
8 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) HP ALM
2 8 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (11.29%) NetBackup
4 5 (8.06%) SCCM
5 3 (4.84%) Icinga
6 2 (3.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.61%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.61%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.61%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Citrix
1 15 (24.19%) Dell
2 14 (22.58%) Cisco
2 14 (22.58%) McAfee
3 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.97%) VMware
4 9 (14.52%) Veritas
5 8 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.90%) IBM
5 8 (12.90%) Ivanti
5 8 (12.90%) Juniper
5 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
6 7 (11.29%) Sun
7 5 (8.06%) F5
8 3 (4.84%) Aruba
8 3 (4.84%) Centrify
8 3 (4.84%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.23%) Remedy
9 2 (3.23%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.61%) Symantec