Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 85 63
Rank change year-on-year -31 -22 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 348 434 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.18% 2.62% 3.08%
As % of the Vendors category 4.69% 5.54% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 283 250
South East median daily rate £388 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +0.65% -7.27%
10th Percentile £207 £145 £213
90th Percentile £544 £518 £479
England median daily rate £384 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +9.64% -2.78% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 59
South East median hourly rate £15.19 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.85% -10.34% -32.71%
10th Percentile £9.38 £10.40 £10.87
90th Percentile £27.41 £24.42 £48.89
England median hourly rate £15.30 £15.37 £14.50
% change year-on-year -0.42% +5.97% -32.71%

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 7,415 7,839 7,512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.39% 47.30% 48.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,248 4,596 4,347
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.91%
10th Percentile £234 £238 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 295 373
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +13.97% -19.18%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.19
% change year-on-year +0.06% +1.77% -1.80%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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
Thames Valley +3 152 £375 +15.38% 38
Hampshire -37 105 £390 -2.50% 11
Berkshire +1 97 £410 +26.15% 25
Surrey -28 53 £425 +7.94% 13
Buckinghamshire +6 45 £234 -30.59% 4
West Sussex -35 14 £413 +50.00% 5
Kent +13 12 £150 +8.70% 6
East Sussex -3 11 £350 -12.50% 3
Oxfordshire +13 10 £363 +11.54% 9
Middlesex - 1 £125 -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 128 (36.78%) Windows
2 124 (35.63%) Microsoft
3 106 (30.46%) Active Directory
4 98 (28.16%) HP ALM
5 82 (23.56%) Security Cleared
6 76 (21.84%) VMware
7 73 (20.98%) ITIL
8 70 (20.11%) SQL
9 68 (19.54%) SC Cleared
10 63 (18.10%) Windows Server
11 57 (16.38%) Microsoft Office
12 45 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 44 (12.64%) SCCM
14 43 (12.36%) Test Automation
15 42 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
15 42 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
16 41 (11.78%) ISTQB
17 40 (11.49%) LAN
17 40 (11.49%) Cisco
17 40 (11.49%) SAN
17 40 (11.49%) Service Management
18 39 (11.21%) Linux
18 39 (11.21%) PowerShell
18 39 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
19 38 (10.92%) Migration
19 38 (10.92%) Office 365
20 37 (10.63%) ITSM
20 37 (10.63%) WAN
20 37 (10.63%) DNS
21 36 (10.34%) Oracle

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 28 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.61%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (2.30%) Confluence
5 8 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.15%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.86%) IIS
9 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.57%) Apache
10 2 (0.57%) CICS
10 2 (0.57%) CMS
10 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.29%) Documentum
11 1 (0.29%) JBoss
11 1 (0.29%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 57 (16.38%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (4.60%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.87%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.15%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.86%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.57%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (10.92%) Office 365
3 17 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.02%) IaaS
5 10 (2.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.01%) PaaS
7 5 (1.44%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.15%) Akamai
8 4 (1.15%) SaaS
9 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.29%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.29%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.49%) LAN
1 40 (11.49%) SAN
2 37 (10.63%) DNS
2 37 (10.63%) WAN
3 34 (9.77%) Wireshark
4 30 (8.62%) Firewall
5 25 (7.18%) DHCP
6 21 (6.03%) Wireless
7 18 (5.17%) 4G
8 17 (4.89%) SNMP
9 15 (4.31%) 3G
9 15 (4.31%) Diameter Protocol
10 14 (4.02%) IPsec
10 14 (4.02%) Multicast
10 14 (4.02%) OSPF
11 13 (3.74%) Network Security
11 13 (3.74%) VRRP
12 12 (3.45%) SSH
12 12 (3.45%) Telnet
13 11 (3.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.87%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.59%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.72%) MySQL
5 6 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.44%) DB2
6 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.15%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.15%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.57%) Power BI
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.29%) Big Data
10 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (7.18%) JIRA
2 20 (5.75%) LoadRunner
3 17 (4.89%) HP UFT
3 17 (4.89%) SoapUI
4 11 (3.16%) Selenium
5 9 (2.59%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.01%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.72%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.72%) MSI
7 6 (1.72%) TestPartner
8 5 (1.44%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.15%) StarTeam
9 4 (1.15%) Toad
10 3 (0.86%) JMeter
10 3 (0.86%) JUnit
10 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.57%) TestNG
General
1 34 (9.77%) Telecoms
2 32 (9.20%) Finance
3 11 (3.16%) Billing
3 11 (3.16%) Retail
4 9 (2.59%) Back Office
5 7 (2.01%) Publishing
6 6 (1.72%) Online Betting
7 4 (1.15%) Advertising
7 4 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (18.97%) Analyst
2 28 (8.05%) Test Analyst
3 27 (7.76%) Consultant
4 26 (7.47%) Test Engineer
5 18 (5.17%) Architect
5 18 (5.17%) Support Engineer
5 18 (5.17%) Tester
6 15 (4.31%) Test Manager
7 14 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (3.74%) Administrator
8 13 (3.74%) Infrastructure Architect
9 12 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (3.45%) Desktop Support
9 12 (3.45%) Network Engineer
10 11 (3.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (3.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 11 (3.16%) SAP Consultant
11 10 (2.87%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (2.87%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (2.87%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.17%) SOAP
2 16 (4.60%) LDAP
3 12 (3.45%) Middleware
4 11 (3.16%) Web Services
5 10 (2.87%) .NET
5 10 (2.87%) HTML
6 9 (2.59%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.44%) Regular Expression
8 4 (1.15%) XML
9 3 (0.86%) CSS
9 3 (0.86%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.86%) HTML5
9 3 (0.86%) Symfony
9 3 (0.86%) XML Messaging
10 2 (0.57%) Laravel
10 2 (0.57%) REST
10 2 (0.57%) SAP Fiori
10 2 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.29%) SAML
11 1 (0.29%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.91%) Data Centre
2 29 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.46%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.74%) HP Storage
6 12 (3.45%) Clustering
7 10 (2.87%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.59%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.59%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.30%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.72%) PKI
12 5 (1.44%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.44%) Device Driver
12 5 (1.44%) User Experience
13 4 (1.15%) NHS
13 4 (1.15%) Replication
13 4 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
14 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 128 (36.78%) Windows
2 63 (18.10%) Windows Server
3 39 (11.21%) Linux
3 39 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (6.90%) Unix
6 23 (6.61%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.30%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.01%) AIX
10 7 (2.01%) CentOS
10 7 (2.01%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.72%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.44%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.15%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.57%) Android
14 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.29%) Solaris
15 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (20.98%) ITIL
2 43 (12.36%) Test Automation
3 42 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (11.49%) Service Management
5 38 (10.92%) Migration
6 37 (10.63%) ITSM
7 35 (10.06%) Test Scripting
8 31 (8.91%) ITIL V3
9 28 (8.05%) Project Management
10 22 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (6.03%) Defect Management
11 21 (6.03%) Service Delivery
12 20 (5.75%) Decision-Making
13 18 (5.17%) Test Strategy
14 16 (4.60%) Data Protection
14 16 (4.60%) Test Management
15 14 (4.02%) Incident Management
15 14 (4.02%) Network Management
16 13 (3.74%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 70 (20.11%) SQL
2 39 (11.21%) PowerShell
3 25 (7.18%) Java
4 19 (5.46%) VB
4 19 (5.46%) VBScript
5 15 (4.31%) C
6 12 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.16%) C#
8 10 (2.87%) Python
9 7 (2.01%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.86%) PHP
11 2 (0.57%) C++
11 2 (0.57%) COBOL
11 2 (0.57%) Java 8
11 2 (0.57%) Perl
11 2 (0.57%) PL/1
11 2 (0.57%) REXX
12 1 (0.29%) ABAP
12 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.29%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 82 (23.56%) Security Cleared
2 68 (19.54%) SC Cleared
3 41 (11.78%) ISTQB
4 31 (8.91%) DV Cleared
5 29 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (7.18%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (7.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (5.46%) ISEB
8 18 (5.17%) MCSE
9 15 (4.31%) Degree
10 14 (4.02%) CCNA
11 13 (3.74%) HP MASE
11 13 (3.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (2.87%) CCNP
13 9 (2.59%) MCITP
13 9 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (2.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 7 (2.01%) MCSA
15 6 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (1.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.91%) QA
2 19 (5.46%) SLA
3 11 (3.16%) PMO
4 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (30.46%) Active Directory
2 45 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.32%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.75%) XenApp
5 13 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (3.45%) FreeRADIUS
7 11 (3.16%) vSphere
8 9 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (2.59%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (1.72%) DFS Replication
10 6 (1.72%) Firmware
11 5 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.86%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 3 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.57%) ACF2
14 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.57%) RACF
15 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 98 (28.16%) HP ALM
2 44 (12.64%) SCCM
3 31 (8.91%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (6.90%) SCOM
5 20 (5.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 18 (5.17%) OVSD
7 10 (2.87%) NetBackup
8 8 (2.30%) WSUS
9 5 (1.44%) ArcSight ESM
9 5 (1.44%) Netcool
9 5 (1.44%) nmon
9 5 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (1.15%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.15%) Nagios
10 4 (1.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (1.15%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 124 (35.63%) Microsoft
2 76 (21.84%) VMware
3 40 (11.49%) Cisco
4 36 (10.34%) Oracle
5 31 (8.91%) Citrix
6 26 (7.47%) SAP
7 21 (6.03%) IBM
8 20 (5.75%) NetApp
9 19 (5.46%) Aruba
10 18 (5.17%) EMC
11 16 (4.60%) Nokia
12 15 (4.31%) Fortinet
13 14 (4.02%) 3PAR
13 14 (4.02%) McAfee
14 13 (3.74%) Brocade
15 12 (3.45%) SolarWinds
16 11 (3.16%) Red Hat
17 10 (2.87%) Dell
17 10 (2.87%) Fujitsu
18 9 (2.59%) Palo Alto