The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
South West / Somerset
Rank 32 35 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Contract jobs citing HP 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.92% 0.75% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 4.65% 1.85% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £120 £190 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% -70.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £368
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +35.48%  

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 Somerset.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 86 108 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 41.35% 40.75% 51.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 56 103
Median daily rate £375 £338 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £473 £723
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.88 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +102.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £21.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Somerset

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Somerset

HP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 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
Taunton - 3 £116 -
Bath 0 1 - - 1
Bridgwater - 1 £120 -
HP
South West

HP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 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 Somerset region with a requirement for HP.

1 2 (33.33%) Pay per click
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Break Fix Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) HP Printer Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Printer Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Server Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Pay per click
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco