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 24 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
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 15 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4  
Contract jobs citing HP 2 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.44% 6.92% 7.66%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 10.09% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 19
Median daily rate £181 £319 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.37% +1.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +11.53% -5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.36% +48.59%  

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 65 109 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 46.76% 68.55% 52.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 74 80
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for HP.

1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Smart Meter
3 3 (25.00%) IMAP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) SMTP
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Sun
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management

HP
Co-occurring 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 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) IMAP
1 3 (25.00%) SMTP
2 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Printer Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Memcached
1 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Pacemaker
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (16.67%) MuleSoft
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft