Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 145 90
Rank change year-on-year +27 -55 -31
Contract jobs citing HP 122 258 444
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.70% 1.76% 2.65%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% 3.76% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 166 280
Median daily rate £395 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +2.58% +0.73%
10th Percentile £120 £158 £141
90th Percentile £484 £515 £508
England median daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.19% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 48
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.70 £13.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.99% -1.79% -1.76%
10th Percentile £11.66 £8.88 £10.33
90th Percentile £47.00 £27.41 £24.32
England median hourly rate £17.10 £15.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.28% +0.63% +1.69%

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 3,518 6,863 7,789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.00% 46.86% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,033 4,056 4,468
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £250
90th Percentile £619 £607 £575
England median daily rate £450 £468 £450
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 297 312
Median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.98 £10.84 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.00 £47.43
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing HP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP in the South East.

Daily rate trend for HP in the South East

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP in the South East over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HP in the South East

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for HP in the South East

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing HP in the South East over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 +24 56 £400 +9.22% 6
Hampshire +33 51 £368 +5.00% 1
Berkshire +17 40 £450 +5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire +39 15 £332 +39.59%
Surrey +43 10 £200 -56.76% 2
West Sussex +14 4 £381 -7.58%
Kent +25 2 £363 +11.54%
Oxfordshire +15 1 £208 -17.00% 3
HP
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 63 (51.64%) Windows
2 50 (40.98%) Active Directory
3 36 (29.51%) Windows Server
4 35 (28.69%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
6 33 (27.05%) Security Cleared
7 32 (26.23%) Windows 7
7 32 (26.23%) HP ALM
8 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (24.59%) Microsoft Office
10 28 (22.95%) Oracle
11 27 (22.13%) Remedy
11 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (18.03%) ITSM
13 21 (17.21%) Windows Vista
14 20 (16.39%) ITIL
14 20 (16.39%) SC Cleared
15 19 (15.57%) Windows 10
15 19 (15.57%) Linux
15 19 (15.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (15.57%) VMware
16 18 (14.75%) MS Exchange
16 18 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 18 (14.75%) Test Automation
17 17 (13.93%) Remedy ITSM
17 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Excel
17 17 (13.93%) VPN
17 17 (13.93%) ISTQB
18 16 (13.11%) MS Visio
18 16 (13.11%) Internet

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 (14.75%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.64%) Confluence
5 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.64%) JBoss
5 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (24.59%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (13.11%) MS Visio
4 15 (12.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (9.84%) Acrobat
7 11 (9.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (13.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (5.74%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (2.46%) Maximo
5 2 (1.64%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) Office 365
2 6 (4.92%) Azure
3 2 (1.64%) AWS
4 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) IaaS
4 1 (0.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) VPN
2 16 (13.11%) Internet
3 15 (12.30%) Firewall
3 15 (12.30%) Remote Desktop
4 14 (11.48%) WebEx
5 10 (8.20%) DNS
6 6 (4.92%) IPv6
7 5 (4.10%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.28%) DHCP
8 4 (3.28%) LAN
8 4 (3.28%) SAN
8 4 (3.28%) WAN
9 3 (2.46%) Network Security
9 3 (2.46%) Wireless
10 2 (1.64%) IPsec
10 2 (1.64%) NAS
10 2 (1.64%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.64%) Skype
10 2 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.64%) DB2
3 2 (1.64%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (11.48%) JIRA
2 10 (8.20%) Selenium
3 7 (5.74%) HP UFT
4 5 (4.10%) JMeter
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.46%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.64%) MSI
6 2 (1.64%) Subversion
6 2 (1.64%) TestNG
7 1 (0.82%) Ant
7 1 (0.82%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.82%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.82%) Toad
7 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (4.92%) Retail
2 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.28%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (10.66%) Desktop Support
3 12 (9.84%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.84%) Tester
4 11 (9.02%) Analyst
4 11 (9.02%) IT Support
5 10 (8.20%) IT Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (4.92%) QA Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.10%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Performance Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Support Technician
9 4 (3.28%) Data Centre Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Deskside Support
9 4 (3.28%) Field Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Regression Tester
9 4 (3.28%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.28%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) .NET
2 5 (4.10%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.46%) Middleware
5 2 (1.64%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.64%) REST
5 2 (1.64%) Web Services
5 2 (1.64%) YAML
6 1 (0.82%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.82%) JSON
6 1 (0.82%) Pandas
6 1 (0.82%) PyQt
6 1 (0.82%) XML
6 1 (0.82%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.66%) Blackberry
2 13 (10.66%) PDA
3 12 (9.84%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.74%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.74%) NHS
4 7 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.28%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.46%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.64%) Clustering
7 2 (1.64%) PKI
7 2 (1.64%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.82%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.82%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.82%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.82%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.82%) Tandem
8 1 (0.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 63 (51.64%) Windows
2 36 (29.51%) Windows Server
3 32 (26.23%) Windows 7
4 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (17.21%) Windows Vista
6 19 (15.57%) Linux
6 19 (15.57%) Windows 10
6 19 (15.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (11.48%) Windows 2000
7 14 (11.48%) Windows XP
8 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (7.38%) Windows 8
10 7 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (4.10%) Unix
12 1 (0.82%) AIX
12 1 (0.82%) CentOS
12 1 (0.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.69%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (18.03%) ITSM
3 20 (16.39%) ITIL
4 18 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 18 (14.75%) Test Automation
5 14 (11.48%) Defect Management
6 11 (9.02%) Incident Management
6 11 (9.02%) Migration
6 11 (9.02%) Test Scripting
7 10 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.20%) Manual Testing
7 10 (8.20%) Service Management
8 9 (7.38%) Regression Testing
8 9 (7.38%) SDLC
9 8 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (5.74%) Change Control
10 7 (5.74%) Performance Testing
10 7 (5.74%) Software Testing
10 7 (5.74%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.92%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.30%) Java
2 14 (11.48%) SQL
3 10 (8.20%) C#
3 10 (8.20%) VBScript
4 9 (7.38%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.56%) Python
5 8 (6.56%) VB
6 3 (2.46%) Perl
7 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.82%) C
8 1 (0.82%) C++
8 1 (0.82%) F#
8 1 (0.82%) PHP
8 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (27.05%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 17 (13.93%) ISTQB
4 14 (11.48%) DV Cleared
5 12 (9.84%) ISEB
6 10 (8.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (6.56%) Degree
7 8 (6.56%) MCSE
8 6 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (4.10%) CCNP
10 4 (3.28%) CCNA
11 2 (1.64%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.64%) MCITP
11 2 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.64%) OCP
11 2 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) QA
2 9 (7.38%) SLA
3 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.82%) NIST
System Software
1 50 (40.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.28%) vSphere
5 2 (1.64%) GFS2
5 2 (1.64%) Samba
5 2 (1.64%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.64%) XenApp
6 1 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (26.23%) HP ALM
2 14 (11.48%) ServiceCenter
2 14 (11.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (8.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (8.20%) SCCM
4 8 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (4.92%) WSUS
6 5 (4.10%) BladeLogic
7 4 (3.28%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.46%) Ansible
8 3 (2.46%) Nessus
8 3 (2.46%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.64%) SCOM
9 2 (1.64%) SELinux
9 2 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.64%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.64%) vRealize
10 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 28 (22.95%) Oracle
3 27 (22.13%) Remedy
4 19 (15.57%) VMware
5 16 (13.11%) Dell
6 14 (11.48%) Bomgar
6 14 (11.48%) Peregrine
7 13 (10.66%) Cisco
8 12 (9.84%) Adobe
9 8 (6.56%) Micro Focus
10 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.92%) IBM
12 5 (4.10%) Citrix
12 5 (4.10%) NetApp
13 4 (3.28%) CheckPoint
13 4 (3.28%) Intel
13 4 (3.28%) ServiceNow
14 3 (2.46%) 3PAR
14 3 (2.46%) Aruba
14 3 (2.46%) SolarWinds