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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
England / South East
Rank 49 50 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12  
Contract jobs citing HP 287 344 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.70% 3.76% 4.57%
As % of the Vendors category 7.54% 7.69% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 233 227
Median daily rate £377 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.81% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 33
Median hourly rate £15.00 £44.00 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.90% +222.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.84 £63.00 £18.50
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3808 4473 4455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.14% 48.88% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2090 2659 2327
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 201 220
Median hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.33% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Hampshire -6 102 £353 -11.87% 5
Berkshire +30 75 £450 +20.00% 16
Surrey -11 36 £403 +8.78% 16
Buckinghamshire -8 30 £388 -3.12% 5
West Sussex +11 16 £300 +20.00%
Kent +6 12 £400 -5.88% 1
Oxfordshire -6 7 £300 +9.09% 1
Middlesex +6 5 £300 -25.00%
East Sussex +5 1 £425 +3.03% 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for HP.

1 166 (31.09%) Windows
2 123 (23.03%) Security Cleared
3 118 (22.10%) VMware
4 105 (19.66%) ITIL
4 105 (19.66%) Microsoft
5 103 (19.29%) Cisco
6 98 (18.35%) SC Cleared
7 94 (17.60%) Active Directory
8 93 (17.42%) Linux
9 86 (16.10%) Firewall
10 80 (14.98%) HP Quality Center
11 76 (14.23%) SQL
12 72 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
13 71 (13.30%) Oracle
14 68 (12.73%) Windows Server
15 65 (12.17%) Service Management
16 64 (11.99%) Telecoms
16 64 (11.99%) Finance
17 61 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
18 57 (10.67%) WAN
19 55 (10.30%) LAN
19 55 (10.30%) Citrix
19 55 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 55 (10.30%) Windows Server 2012
20 53 (9.93%) Test Management
20 53 (9.93%) Wireless
21 52 (9.74%) Data Centre
22 49 (9.18%) ISTQB
22 49 (9.18%) MS Excel
23 47 (8.80%) Regression Testing

HP
Top Related 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 30 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.00%) Apache
4 15 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.62%) IIS
6 11 (2.06%) JBoss
6 11 (2.06%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.50%) CMS
8 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 3 (0.56%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.56%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.49%) MS Office
3 9 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.94%) MS Project
5 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.19%) Exstream
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Maximo
7 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.06%) Office 365
2 10 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.87%) SaaS
3 6 (1.12%) IaaS
4 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 86 (16.10%) Firewall
2 57 (10.67%) WAN
3 55 (10.30%) LAN
4 53 (9.93%) Wireless
5 42 (7.87%) SAN
6 33 (6.18%) DNS
7 29 (5.43%) TCP/IP
8 22 (4.12%) BIG-IP
8 22 (4.12%) Internet
9 21 (3.93%) DHCP
10 18 (3.37%) 4G
10 18 (3.37%) LTE
11 17 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (3.00%) VPN
13 13 (2.43%) PuTTY
13 13 (2.43%) WinSCP
14 12 (2.25%) BGP
14 12 (2.25%) LDAP
14 12 (2.25%) Network Security
15 11 (2.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.37%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.50%) DB2
7 8 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (1.12%) Oracle OWB
9 5 (0.94%) MySQL
10 4 (0.75%) MS Access
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.37%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (8.61%) Selenium
2 34 (6.37%) HP UFT
3 30 (5.62%) JIRA
4 25 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (3.56%) LoadRunner
6 15 (2.81%) Oracle APEX
6 15 (2.81%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.43%) Rational DOORS
8 11 (2.06%) NeoLoad
8 11 (2.06%) SoapUI
8 11 (2.06%) SpecFlow
8 11 (2.06%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.69%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.50%) Ant
10 8 (1.50%) JMeter
10 8 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (1.50%) Toad
10 8 (1.50%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.12%) MSI
12 5 (0.94%) Maven
General
1 64 (11.99%) Finance
1 64 (11.99%) Telecoms
2 12 (2.25%) Marketing
3 11 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.69%) Banking
5 8 (1.50%) Retail
6 6 (1.12%) Mandarin Language
6 6 (1.12%) Spanish Language
7 5 (0.94%) Electronics
7 5 (0.94%) Legal
8 4 (0.75%) Military
9 3 (0.56%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (16.85%) Analyst
2 57 (10.67%) Test Analyst
3 42 (7.87%) Field Engineer
4 39 (7.30%) Network Engineer
5 38 (7.12%) Support Engineer
6 31 (5.81%) Field Service Engineer
7 29 (5.43%) Field Hardware Engineer
7 29 (5.43%) Hardware Engineer
8 27 (5.06%) Architect
8 27 (5.06%) Printer Engineer
9 23 (4.31%) Break Fix Engineer
10 22 (4.12%) Tester
11 21 (3.93%) Consultant
11 21 (3.93%) Test Manager
12 20 (3.75%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
13 19 (3.56%) Administrator
13 19 (3.56%) Systems Engineer
14 18 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support
14 18 (3.37%) HP Printer Engineer
15 16 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.93%) XML
2 15 (2.81%) .NET
2 15 (2.81%) Web Services
3 9 (1.69%) SOAP
4 8 (1.50%) HTML
5 7 (1.31%) CSS
5 7 (1.31%) REST
6 6 (1.12%) XML Messaging
7 5 (0.94%) JSON
7 5 (0.94%) React
8 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.56%) LAMP
9 2 (0.37%) Flash
9 2 (0.37%) Memcached
9 2 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.37%) RESTful
9 2 (0.37%) YAML
10 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.74%) Data Centre
2 41 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.75%) Clustering
4 18 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.81%) Driving Licence
6 14 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.62%) Smart Meter
7 13 (2.43%) CMDB
8 12 (2.25%) Private Cloud
9 11 (2.06%) Fat Client
9 11 (2.06%) Smartphone
9 11 (2.06%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.69%) AS400
10 9 (1.69%) iSeries
11 8 (1.50%) Replication
11 8 (1.50%) User Experience
12 6 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.75%) EMC VMAX
13 4 (0.75%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 166 (31.09%) Windows
2 93 (17.42%) Linux
3 68 (12.73%) Windows Server
4 61 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (10.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (8.61%) Unix
7 36 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (6.37%) Windows 7
9 30 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (3.93%) Solaris
11 10 (1.87%) Android
11 10 (1.87%) Windows Vista
11 10 (1.87%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.69%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.31%) SUSE
14 6 (1.12%) HPUX
14 6 (1.12%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.94%) AIX
15 5 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (19.66%) ITIL
2 72 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (12.17%) Service Management
4 53 (9.93%) Test Management
5 47 (8.80%) Regression Testing
6 43 (8.05%) Migration
6 43 (8.05%) Test Scripting
7 40 (7.49%) ITSM
8 36 (6.74%) Scrum
8 36 (6.74%) Test Strategy
9 34 (6.37%) Change Management
10 33 (6.18%) Performance Testing
11 32 (5.99%) Project Management
12 31 (5.81%) Incident Management
13 29 (5.43%) Network Design
13 29 (5.43%) Test Automation
14 28 (5.24%) Defect Management
14 28 (5.24%) ITIL V3
14 28 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (4.49%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 76 (14.23%) SQL
2 40 (7.49%) Java
3 34 (6.37%) PowerShell
4 20 (3.75%) Python
4 20 (3.75%) VBScript
5 17 (3.18%) Bash Shell
5 17 (3.18%) F#
6 13 (2.43%) C
6 13 (2.43%) C#
6 13 (2.43%) VB
7 12 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.25%) Perl
8 10 (1.87%) Korn
8 10 (1.87%) PHP
9 9 (1.69%) Groovy
10 8 (1.50%) Ruby
10 8 (1.50%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.56%) C++
12 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 123 (23.03%) Security Cleared
2 98 (18.35%) SC Cleared
3 49 (9.18%) ISTQB
4 47 (8.80%) Degree
4 47 (8.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 38 (7.12%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (5.81%) CCNP
7 30 (5.62%) ISEB
8 27 (5.06%) DV Cleared
9 21 (3.93%) JNCIA
10 18 (3.37%) CCDP
10 18 (3.37%) CCIE
10 18 (3.37%) CCIP
10 18 (3.37%) CCSA
10 18 (3.37%) CCSE
10 18 (3.37%) JNCIE
10 18 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (3.18%) HP ASE
12 16 (3.00%) HP MASE
13 11 (2.06%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.99%) SLA
2 12 (2.25%) PMO
3 10 (1.87%) QA
4 7 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.19%) ARP4754
7 1 (0.19%) ARP4761
7 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.19%) DO-254
7 1 (0.19%) GAAP
7 1 (0.19%) GPG13
7 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.19%) IFRS
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 94 (17.60%) Active Directory
2 55 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.30%) vSphere
4 24 (4.49%) XenApp
5 18 (3.37%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (2.43%) VMware Workstation
8 12 (2.25%) Firmware
9 10 (1.87%) NFS
9 10 (1.87%) Terminal Services
9 10 (1.87%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.50%) vCloud
10 8 (1.50%) VMware ESX
11 7 (1.31%) Samba
12 6 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.94%) Docker
14 4 (0.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 80 (14.98%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (4.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 20 (3.75%) SCCM
4 19 (3.56%) FortiGate
4 19 (3.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 15 (2.81%) WSUS
6 14 (2.62%) NetBackup
6 14 (2.62%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (2.25%) Tivoli
8 11 (2.06%) vRealize
9 10 (1.87%) OVSD
9 10 (1.87%) Puppet
10 8 (1.50%) EdgeSight
11 6 (1.12%) BladeLogic
12 5 (0.94%) Ansible
12 5 (0.94%) HP Fortify
12 5 (0.94%) OpenView
13 4 (0.75%) Netcool
13 4 (0.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 118 (22.10%) VMware
2 105 (19.66%) Microsoft
3 103 (19.29%) Cisco
4 71 (13.30%) Oracle
5 55 (10.30%) Citrix
6 45 (8.43%) IBM
7 42 (7.87%) Red Hat
8 39 (7.30%) CheckPoint
9 32 (5.99%) Juniper
10 27 (5.06%) Dell
11 26 (4.87%) Aruba
11 26 (4.87%) F5
11 26 (4.87%) Remedy
12 23 (4.31%) CA
12 23 (4.31%) EMC
12 23 (4.31%) SAP
13 21 (3.93%) Riverbed
13 21 (3.93%) Sun
14 20 (3.75%) Veritas
15 19 (3.56%) Fortinet
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