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 27 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 42 37
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5  
Contract jobs citing HP 276 369 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.56% 4.10% 4.71%
As % of the Vendors category 7.21% 8.48% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 229 240
Median daily rate £370 £389 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.82% +4.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 33
Median hourly rate £12.70 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.52% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £46.00 £21.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.75% +54.28%  

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 3827 4353 4417
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.35% 48.40% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2131 2551 2414
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 218 228
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

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 27 June 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 -7 72 £325 -18.75% 8
Berkshire -4 59 £405 +7.28% 3
Surrey +2 56 £361 -15.00% 12
Buckinghamshire -19 35 £400 +35.59% 3
West Sussex +14 22 £355 -21.11% 4
Kent +5 16 £375 +19.04%
Oxfordshire -4 15 £400 +29.03% 1
Middlesex +8 1 - -
East Sussex -1 1 - - 1
HP
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for HP.

1 187 (33.39%) Windows
2 162 (28.93%) Security Cleared
3 138 (24.64%) Microsoft
4 137 (24.46%) ITIL
5 134 (23.93%) VMware
6 116 (20.71%) Linux
7 110 (19.64%) SC Cleared
8 109 (19.46%) Active Directory
9 106 (18.93%) Test Automation
10 104 (18.57%) Cisco
11 94 (16.79%) SQL
12 92 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
13 91 (16.25%) Firewall
14 86 (15.36%) HP Quality Center
15 84 (15.00%) Oracle
16 80 (14.29%) Service Management
17 75 (13.39%) ISTQB
18 73 (13.04%) Degree
19 69 (12.32%) Telecoms
20 67 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
20 67 (11.96%) Test Scripting
20 67 (11.96%) Windows Server
21 65 (11.61%) Wireless
22 64 (11.43%) SAN
22 64 (11.43%) JIRA
23 63 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
23 63 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
24 62 (11.07%) Unix
25 61 (10.89%) ITSM
26 60 (10.71%) Java

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 37 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 34 (6.07%) MS Exchange
3 23 (4.11%) IIS
4 15 (2.68%) Apache
5 13 (2.32%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.14%) CMS
6 12 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.79%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.61%) Confluence
9 9 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (1.43%) JBoss
11 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.89%) Documentum
12 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.89%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.54%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.71%) Maximo
5 3 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.36%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.18%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.39%) Office 365
2 16 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 91 (16.25%) Firewall
2 65 (11.61%) Wireless
3 64 (11.43%) SAN
4 57 (10.18%) WAN
5 56 (10.00%) LAN
6 33 (5.89%) DNS
7 32 (5.71%) BIG-IP
8 29 (5.18%) TCP/IP
9 27 (4.82%) DHCP
10 21 (3.75%) LTE
11 19 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (3.21%) Network Security
12 18 (3.21%) VPN
13 17 (3.04%) 4G
14 16 (2.86%) Internet
14 16 (2.86%) SMS
15 15 (2.68%) PuTTY
15 15 (2.68%) WinSCP
16 10 (1.79%) BGP
16 10 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.43%) DB2
7 8 (1.43%) MySQL
7 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.07%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.07%) Oracle OWB
9 6 (1.07%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.71%) MS Access
10 4 (0.71%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 64 (11.43%) JIRA
2 58 (10.36%) Selenium
3 39 (6.96%) HP UFT
4 33 (5.89%) LoadRunner
5 32 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (4.82%) SoapUI
7 21 (3.75%) JMeter
7 21 (3.75%) Rational DOORS
8 20 (3.57%) WebDriver
9 19 (3.39%) Visual Studio
10 17 (3.04%) Oracle APEX
10 17 (3.04%) TeamCity
11 14 (2.50%) Ant
11 14 (2.50%) NeoLoad
12 12 (2.14%) Jenkins
13 10 (1.79%) Cucumber
13 10 (1.79%) Toad
14 9 (1.61%) Apache Ivy
14 9 (1.61%) Gradle
14 9 (1.61%) Maven
General
1 69 (12.32%) Telecoms
2 44 (7.86%) Finance
3 15 (2.68%) Banking
4 8 (1.43%) Billing
4 8 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.43%) Retail
5 6 (1.07%) Military
5 6 (1.07%) Publishing
6 5 (0.89%) Electronics
7 3 (0.54%) Legal
7 3 (0.54%) Marketing
8 2 (0.36%) Back Office
8 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 112 (20.00%) Analyst
2 73 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 44 (7.86%) Support Engineer
4 32 (5.71%) Consultant
5 31 (5.54%) Administrator
5 31 (5.54%) Architect
5 31 (5.54%) Network Engineer
6 27 (4.82%) Tester
7 20 (3.57%) Developer
8 19 (3.39%) Test Engineer
9 18 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (3.04%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (2.68%) Requirements Engineer
11 15 (2.68%) Test Manager
12 14 (2.50%) Desktop Support
12 14 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (2.32%) Senior Test Analyst
13 13 (2.32%) Systems Administrator
14 12 (2.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.71%) .NET
2 25 (4.46%) Web Services
2 25 (4.46%) XML
3 11 (1.96%) REST
4 9 (1.61%) CSS
4 9 (1.61%) JSON
4 9 (1.61%) React
4 9 (1.61%) SOAP
5 6 (1.07%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.71%) 802.1X
6 4 (0.71%) Flash
6 4 (0.71%) Gherkin
6 4 (0.71%) HTML
6 4 (0.71%) Middleware
7 3 (0.54%) jQuery
7 3 (0.54%) XML Messaging
7 3 (0.54%) XSLT
8 2 (0.36%) Memcached
8 2 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.36%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 45 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.93%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.39%) Clustering
6 10 (1.79%) Private Cloud
7 9 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.61%) Smart Meter
8 8 (1.43%) CMDB
8 8 (1.43%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.43%) Thin Client
8 8 (1.43%) User Experience
8 8 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.25%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.07%) AS400
10 6 (1.07%) HP Storage
10 6 (1.07%) iSeries
11 5 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.71%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 187 (33.39%) Windows
2 116 (20.71%) Linux
3 67 (11.96%) Windows Server
4 63 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (11.07%) Unix
6 43 (7.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (6.79%) Windows 7
8 34 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (5.71%) Solaris
10 19 (3.39%) CentOS
11 17 (3.04%) Windows Vista
12 13 (2.32%) Windows 10
13 8 (1.43%) AIX
13 8 (1.43%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.43%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.07%) HPUX
14 6 (1.07%) SUSE
15 4 (0.71%) Android
16 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (24.46%) ITIL
2 106 (18.93%) Test Automation
3 92 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (14.29%) Service Management
5 67 (11.96%) Test Scripting
6 61 (10.89%) ITSM
7 59 (10.54%) Migration
8 52 (9.29%) Regression Testing
9 49 (8.75%) ITIL V3
10 47 (8.39%) Test Management
11 43 (7.68%) Defect Management
11 43 (7.68%) Network Design
12 37 (6.61%) Scrum
13 36 (6.43%) Incident Management
13 36 (6.43%) Test Strategy
14 32 (5.71%) Test Planning
15 30 (5.36%) BDD
15 30 (5.36%) Integration Testing
15 30 (5.36%) Process Improvement
15 30 (5.36%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (16.79%) SQL
2 60 (10.71%) Java
3 42 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 33 (5.89%) Python
5 24 (4.29%) C#
6 22 (3.93%) Groovy
6 22 (3.93%) VBScript
7 21 (3.75%) Ruby
8 20 (3.57%) JavaScript
9 17 (3.04%) Bash Shell
10 16 (2.86%) F#
11 14 (2.50%) Perl
12 13 (2.32%) Korn
12 13 (2.32%) VB
13 11 (1.96%) C
13 11 (1.96%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.43%) Bourne shell
14 8 (1.43%) PHP
14 8 (1.43%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.25%) AWK
Qualifications
1 162 (28.93%) Security Cleared
2 110 (19.64%) SC Cleared
3 75 (13.39%) ISTQB
4 73 (13.04%) Degree
5 59 (10.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 53 (9.46%) DV Cleared
6 53 (9.46%) ISEB
7 50 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (7.32%) CCNP
9 35 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (5.36%) JNCIA
11 28 (5.00%) MCSE
12 24 (4.29%) CCDP
12 24 (4.29%) CCIE
12 24 (4.29%) CCIP
12 24 (4.29%) CCSA
12 24 (4.29%) CCSE
12 24 (4.29%) JNCIE
13 22 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
13 22 (3.93%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.54%) QA
2 23 (4.11%) SLA
3 16 (2.86%) PMO
4 6 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) GAAP
7 1 (0.18%) GPG13
7 1 (0.18%) IFRS
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 109 (19.46%) Active Directory
2 67 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.36%) vSphere
4 24 (4.29%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (2.50%) XenApp
8 12 (2.14%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (1.79%) Docker
10 8 (1.43%) Firmware
10 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (1.43%) vCloud
10 8 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (1.43%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.25%) GlusterFS
11 7 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.25%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (1.07%) NFS
12 6 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 86 (15.36%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (6.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 36 (6.43%) SCCM
4 25 (4.46%) FortiGate
5 22 (3.93%) Red Hat Satellite
6 17 (3.04%) NetBackup
7 16 (2.86%) OVSD
8 15 (2.68%) Puppet
9 14 (2.50%) vRealize
10 11 (1.96%) Tivoli
10 11 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 11 (1.96%) WSUS
11 10 (1.79%) Nagios
12 9 (1.61%) HP Fortify
12 9 (1.61%) Netcool
12 9 (1.61%) OpenView
12 9 (1.61%) SCOM
12 9 (1.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 8 (1.43%) BladeLogic
13 8 (1.43%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 138 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 134 (23.93%) VMware
3 104 (18.57%) Cisco
4 84 (15.00%) Oracle
5 58 (10.36%) Red Hat
6 52 (9.29%) Citrix
7 49 (8.75%) IBM
8 45 (8.04%) CheckPoint
9 41 (7.32%) Juniper
10 37 (6.61%) F5
11 32 (5.71%) Riverbed
12 30 (5.36%) Remedy
13 28 (5.00%) Sun
14 26 (4.64%) Aruba
14 26 (4.64%) CA
15 25 (4.46%) 3PAR
15 25 (4.46%) Dell
15 25 (4.46%) EMC
15 25 (4.46%) Fortinet
15 25 (4.46%) NetApp
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