The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 11 14 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Contract jobs citing HP 10 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.19% 5.83% 3.74%
As % of the Vendors category 11.49% 10.92% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Median daily rate £600 £353 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.21% -29.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% -  
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 Slough.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 87 119 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 62.59% 53.36% 52.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 70 82
Median daily rate £425 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +29.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Slough

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Slough

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 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 Slough region with a requirement for HP.

1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) Smart Meter
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) SMTP
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) Sun
4 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (21.43%) IMAP
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Memcached
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (14.29%) SLA
5 2 (14.29%) Symantec

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) IMAP
1 3 (21.43%) SMTP
2 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.14%) 2G
3 1 (7.14%) 3G
3 1 (7.14%) 4G
3 1 (7.14%) GPRS
3 1 (7.14%) GSM
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) MVNO
3 1 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (7.14%) UMTS
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
3 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Printer Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Memcached
1 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Smart Meter
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Solaris
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (14.29%) Ansible
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Pacemaker
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (7.14%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Sun
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Ericsson