Period
to 16 November 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 November 2019 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
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 99 79
Rank change year-on-year -32 -20 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 245 406 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.82% 2.44% 2.80%
As % of the Vendors category 3.64% 5.26% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 223 289
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% +3.57%
10th Percentile £228 £209 £161
90th Percentile £538 £549 £488
England median daily rate £375 £375 £356
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 33
South East median hourly rate £16.62 £13.95 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.10% +7.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.50 £10.57
90th Percentile £27.10 £21.56 £24.88
England median hourly rate £15.30 £15.40 £15.86
% change year-on-year -0.65% -2.90% +5.73%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6,729 7,721 8,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.91% 46.31% 48.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,879 4,483 4,663
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.67% +4.50%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £582 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 312 343
South East median hourly rate £19.71 £16.18 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.85% -4.85% +13.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £71.40 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.72% +5.30%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for HP in the South East

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in the South East

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the South East over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in the South East

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in the South East

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the South East over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in the South East

HP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 November 2019. 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
Hampshire +17 106 £400 -5.21% 17
Thames Valley -34 93 £350 -4.07% 21
Berkshire -34 73 £353 -9.95% 17
Surrey +5 29 £625 +50.15% 11
Buckinghamshire -13 20 £350 +34.62% 2
West Sussex +6 8 £400 - 4
Kent +4 6 £353 +88.00% 12
East Sussex +2 1 £500 +185.71% 3
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for HP.

1 114 (46.53%) Windows
2 75 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 69 (28.16%) Active Directory
4 66 (26.94%) Cisco
5 65 (26.53%) VMware
6 55 (22.45%) Microsoft Office
7 51 (20.82%) Firewall
8 50 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 47 (19.18%) Security Cleared
10 45 (18.37%) ITIL
11 43 (17.55%) HP ALM
12 37 (15.10%) Windows Server
13 36 (14.69%) Dell
13 36 (14.69%) WAN
13 36 (14.69%) SAN
14 35 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (13.47%) LAN
15 33 (13.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 32 (13.06%) Azure
16 32 (13.06%) SC Cleared
16 32 (13.06%) Oracle
17 31 (12.65%) Linux
17 31 (12.65%) Data Centre
17 31 (12.65%) Windows 10
18 29 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (11.43%) SAP
20 27 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
20 27 (11.02%) Migration
20 27 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
21 26 (10.61%) ISEB

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (7.35%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.49%) Skype for Business
4 8 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.04%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.63%) IIS
7 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.82%) Documentum
8 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.82%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.41%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.41%) TPMS
Applications
1 55 (22.45%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.45%) Acrobat
5 5 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.41%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.41%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 9 (3.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.22%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.22%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.22%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.22%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.82%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.82%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.41%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.06%) Azure
2 25 (10.20%) Office 365
3 18 (7.35%) AWS
4 8 (3.27%) PaaS
5 6 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.45%) IaaS
6 5 (2.04%) Heroku
7 3 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.82%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.82%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.82%) SaaS
9 1 (0.41%) Google Sheets
9 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.82%) Firewall
2 36 (14.69%) SAN
2 36 (14.69%) WAN
3 33 (13.47%) LAN
4 22 (8.98%) Wireless
5 21 (8.57%) DNS
6 17 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (6.53%) DHCP
8 15 (6.12%) VPN
9 14 (5.71%) MPLS
10 13 (5.31%) BGP
11 12 (4.90%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (4.90%) WLAN
12 11 (4.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 11 (4.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (4.49%) Internet
12 11 (4.49%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (4.49%) Skype
13 10 (4.08%) TCP/IP
14 9 (3.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.67%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.63%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.63%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.22%) MySQL
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.82%) Big Data
8 2 (0.82%) Power BI
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.41%) GIS
9 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (5.71%) LoadRunner
2 11 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.08%) JIRA
4 9 (3.67%) HP UFT
4 9 (3.67%) Selenium
5 6 (2.45%) JMeter
5 6 (2.45%) MSI
6 4 (1.63%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.63%) ClearQuest
6 4 (1.63%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.63%) TestComplete
7 3 (1.22%) Ant
7 3 (1.22%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.22%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.22%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.22%) TestNG
8 2 (0.82%) WATIR
8 2 (0.82%) WebLOAD
General
1 24 (9.80%) Finance
2 20 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.67%) Public Sector
3 9 (3.67%) Retail
4 5 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.22%) Police
6 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.82%) Back Office
6 2 (0.82%) Military
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 36 (14.69%) Network Engineer
2 24 (9.80%) Support Engineer
3 22 (8.98%) Analyst
4 21 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (6.53%) Consultant
5 16 (6.53%) Windows Engineer
6 15 (6.12%) Test Analyst
7 14 (5.71%) Desktop Support
7 14 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
8 13 (5.31%) Test Manager
9 12 (4.90%) Architect
10 11 (4.49%) Tester
11 10 (4.08%) Test Leader
12 9 (3.67%) Cisco Engineer
12 9 (3.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 9 (3.67%) Desktop Engineer
12 9 (3.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 8 (3.27%) Developer
14 7 (2.86%) Performance Tester
15 6 (2.45%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.90%) Web Services
2 7 (2.86%) .NET
3 4 (1.63%) BAPI
3 4 (1.63%) HTML
3 4 (1.63%) JMS
3 4 (1.63%) Middleware
3 4 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (1.63%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (1.63%) SAP BSP
3 4 (1.63%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (1.63%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (1.63%) SAPUI5
3 4 (1.63%) Spring
3 4 (1.63%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (1.22%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.22%) LDAP
4 3 (1.22%) XML
5 2 (0.82%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.82%) CSS
6 1 (0.41%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.65%) Data Centre
2 29 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.12%) Driving Licence
4 12 (4.90%) Clustering
5 11 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.49%) NHS
6 8 (3.27%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.45%) PDA
8 5 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.63%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.63%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.22%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.22%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.82%) EMC VMAX
11 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.82%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 114 (46.53%) Windows
2 37 (15.10%) Windows Server
3 33 (13.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (12.65%) Linux
4 31 (12.65%) Windows 10
5 27 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (10.20%) Windows 7
7 14 (5.71%) Unix
8 13 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (5.31%) Windows Vista
9 12 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (4.90%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.27%) Windows 2000
10 8 (3.27%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.45%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.45%) Solaris
12 3 (1.22%) AIX
12 3 (1.22%) Android
12 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.37%) ITIL
2 35 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (11.02%) Migration
4 26 (10.61%) Test Scripting
5 22 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 22 (8.98%) ITSM
6 21 (8.57%) Regression Testing
7 20 (8.16%) Integration Testing
8 19 (7.76%) Test Automation
8 19 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (6.53%) Service Delivery
11 14 (5.71%) System Integration Testing
12 13 (5.31%) Defect Management
12 13 (5.31%) Performance Testing
12 13 (5.31%) Problem Management
12 13 (5.31%) Project Management
12 13 (5.31%) Test Strategy
12 13 (5.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.80%) SQL
2 16 (6.53%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.71%) Java
4 8 (3.27%) C#
5 7 (2.86%) Python
6 6 (2.45%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.45%) VB
7 5 (2.04%) ABAP
7 5 (2.04%) Go
7 5 (2.04%) Ruby
8 4 (1.63%) C++
8 4 (1.63%) SAPscript
8 4 (1.63%) VBScript
9 3 (1.22%) F#
9 3 (1.22%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.41%) C
10 1 (0.41%) Korn
10 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (19.18%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.06%) SC Cleared
3 27 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (10.61%) ISEB
5 25 (10.20%) ISTQB
6 20 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (7.76%) MCSE
8 16 (6.53%) CCNA
8 16 (6.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (5.31%) DV Cleared
10 11 (4.49%) CCNP
11 9 (3.67%) Degree
12 8 (3.27%) MCP
13 6 (2.45%) CCIE
13 6 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (1.22%) SAP Certification
15 1 (0.41%) CISSP
15 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.94%) QA
2 10 (4.08%) SLA
3 7 (2.86%) PMO
4 4 (1.63%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.82%) GDPR
5 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) BS7799
6 1 (0.41%) GAMP
6 1 (0.41%) GxP
System Software
1 69 (28.16%) Active Directory
2 50 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.76%) vSphere
5 14 (5.71%) XenApp
6 12 (4.90%) vCloud
7 11 (4.49%) XenDesktop
8 8 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.22%) VMware NSX
11 3 (1.22%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.82%) Docker
12 2 (0.82%) NDS
12 2 (0.82%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.82%) NFS
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (17.55%) HP ALM
2 25 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (9.80%) SCCM
4 12 (4.90%) SCOM
5 8 (3.27%) ServiceCenter
5 8 (3.27%) vCenter Server
6 7 (2.86%) OpenView
6 7 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (2.04%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.63%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.63%) vMotion
9 3 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.22%) Puppet
10 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.82%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.82%) Nagios
10 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 75 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 66 (26.94%) Cisco
3 65 (26.53%) VMware
4 36 (14.69%) Dell
5 32 (13.06%) Oracle
6 28 (11.43%) SAP
7 22 (8.98%) Aruba
7 22 (8.98%) Citrix
8 17 (6.94%) EMC
8 17 (6.94%) F5
8 17 (6.94%) Palo Alto
9 15 (6.12%) CheckPoint
9 15 (6.12%) IBM
10 13 (5.31%) 3PAR
10 13 (5.31%) Red Hat
11 12 (4.90%) Fortinet
11 12 (4.90%) Juniper
11 12 (4.90%) NetApp
12 11 (4.49%) Apple
12 11 (4.49%) Remedy