Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 65 49
Rank change year-on-year -8 -16 -10
Contract jobs citing HP 475 523 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.84% 3.12% 3.76%
As % of the Vendors category 5.91% 6.46% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 297 450
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +12.36%
10th Percentile £161 £202 £225
90th Percentile £488 £489 £475
England median daily rate £360 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 60 55
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £20.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -27.59% +47.96%
10th Percentile £10.57 £11.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £24.88 £49.46 £30.90
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.73% -25.00% +11.89%

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 8041 8100 9322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.16% 48.39% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4661 5205
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £533
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 406 439
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +14.43%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.90 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -21 186 £345 +1.47% 9
Hampshire -6 138 £378 +7.86% 5
Berkshire -28 98 £313 -10.71% 5
Surrey -3 76 £375 +8.54% 9
Buckinghamshire -6 68 £338 +7.14% 3
West Sussex +8 41 £275 -25.68% 3
Oxfordshire +13 22 £369 -13.24% 1
Kent +4 18 £368 +83.75% 1
East Sussex +4 7 £400 +10.34%
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 186 (39.16%) Windows
2 134 (28.21%) VMware
3 126 (26.53%) Active Directory
4 121 (25.47%) Microsoft
5 119 (25.05%) Security Cleared
6 107 (22.53%) SQL
7 99 (20.84%) ITIL
8 87 (18.32%) Cisco
9 86 (18.11%) Test Automation
10 85 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 84 (17.68%) Linux
11 84 (17.68%) Oracle
12 77 (16.21%) Windows Server
13 75 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
14 73 (15.37%) SC Cleared
14 73 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
15 72 (15.16%) SQL Server
16 69 (14.53%) SAN
16 69 (14.53%) Windows Server 2012
17 67 (14.11%) Firewall
18 66 (13.89%) Test Scripting
19 61 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
19 61 (12.84%) Finance
20 56 (11.79%) ISTQB
20 56 (11.79%) Java
21 54 (11.37%) Microsoft Office
21 54 (11.37%) ISEB
22 52 (10.95%) JIRA
23 51 (10.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 48 (10.11%) Telecoms

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 45 (9.47%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.95%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.68%) IIS
4 18 (3.79%) Confluence
5 17 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.95%) GlassFish
7 13 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (2.53%) Liferay
9 11 (2.32%) Skype for Business
9 11 (2.32%) Tomcat
10 10 (2.11%) Apache
11 9 (1.89%) Documentum
12 6 (1.26%) CMS
12 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (1.26%) JBoss
12 6 (1.26%) OpenStack
13 5 (1.05%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 54 (11.37%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.32%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.89%) SAP CRM
2 7 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.47%) Maximo
3 6 (1.26%) Lawson
3 6 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (1.05%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.84%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.84%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.84%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.42%) SAP SM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.58%) Office 365
2 27 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.05%) Sauce Labs
6 4 (0.84%) SaaS
7 3 (0.63%) HP Helion
7 3 (0.63%) IaaS
7 3 (0.63%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.42%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.42%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 69 (14.53%) SAN
2 67 (14.11%) Firewall
3 35 (7.37%) LAN
4 32 (6.74%) DNS
5 30 (6.32%) WAN
6 28 (5.89%) Wireless
7 25 (5.26%) DHCP
8 24 (5.05%) TCP/IP
9 18 (3.79%) LTE
10 16 (3.37%) 4G
11 15 (3.16%) PuTTY
11 15 (3.16%) VPN
11 15 (3.16%) WinSCP
12 14 (2.95%) Internet
13 12 (2.53%) BIG-IP
13 12 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (2.32%) Network Security
14 11 (2.32%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (2.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.16%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.74%) Oracle Database
3 19 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (3.16%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (2.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.26%) MySQL
10 6 (1.26%) SAP HANA
11 5 (1.05%) Big Data
11 5 (1.05%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.63%) Redis
13 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 52 (10.95%) JIRA
2 44 (9.26%) Selenium
3 37 (7.79%) LoadRunner
4 36 (7.58%) HP UFT
5 26 (5.47%) SoapUI
5 26 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (4.84%) Eclipse
7 19 (4.00%) SpecFlow
7 19 (4.00%) WebDriver
8 17 (3.58%) Ant
9 16 (3.37%) Oracle APEX
9 16 (3.37%) TestNG
10 15 (3.16%) Cucumber
11 14 (2.95%) MSI
12 13 (2.74%) JMeter
13 9 (1.89%) Jenkins
14 8 (1.68%) Appium
14 8 (1.68%) JUnit
14 8 (1.68%) Maven
15 7 (1.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 61 (12.84%) Finance
2 48 (10.11%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.16%) Retail
4 14 (2.95%) Banking
5 13 (2.74%) Publishing
6 7 (1.47%) Military
7 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.84%) Automotive
8 4 (0.84%) Electronics
9 3 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.63%) Marketing
9 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 111 (23.37%) Analyst
2 66 (13.89%) Test Analyst
3 41 (8.63%) Architect
4 29 (6.11%) Developer
4 29 (6.11%) Support Engineer
5 28 (5.89%) Tester
6 27 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (5.26%) Administrator
8 23 (4.84%) Test Engineer
9 21 (4.42%) Technical Architect
10 19 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (4.00%) Consultant
11 17 (3.58%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (3.37%) Network Engineer
13 15 (3.16%) Support Analyst
13 15 (3.16%) Windows Engineer
14 14 (2.95%) 1st Line Support
14 14 (2.95%) Service Analyst
15 13 (2.74%) Service Desk Analyst
16 12 (2.53%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.05%) Web Services
2 29 (6.11%) .NET
3 22 (4.63%) XML
4 17 (3.58%) RESTful
5 16 (3.37%) Middleware
5 16 (3.37%) SOAP
6 15 (3.16%) EJB
7 14 (2.95%) JPA
7 14 (2.95%) REST
8 12 (2.53%) Ehcache
8 12 (2.53%) EJB 3.0
8 12 (2.53%) JAXB
8 12 (2.53%) JAX-RS
9 10 (2.11%) JSON
10 9 (1.89%) HTML
11 6 (1.26%) CSS
11 6 (1.26%) Gherkin
11 6 (1.26%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.05%) React Native
13 4 (0.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.16%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.42%) Clustering
5 18 (3.79%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.32%) User Experience
8 9 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.89%) Replication
9 8 (1.68%) CMDB
9 8 (1.68%) HP Storage
10 7 (1.47%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.47%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 5 (1.05%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.05%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.05%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.84%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 186 (39.16%) Windows
2 84 (17.68%) Linux
3 77 (16.21%) Windows Server
4 69 (14.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (9.05%) Windows 7
7 36 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (7.37%) Unix
9 30 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (4.00%) Solaris
10 19 (4.00%) Windows 10
10 19 (4.00%) Windows Vista
11 11 (2.32%) CentOS
12 10 (2.11%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.68%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.26%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.05%) Android
15 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.63%) AIX
16 3 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (20.84%) ITIL
2 86 (18.11%) Test Automation
3 73 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (13.89%) Test Scripting
5 47 (9.89%) Service Management
6 42 (8.84%) Regression Testing
7 41 (8.63%) ITIL V3
8 40 (8.42%) System Integration Testing
9 39 (8.21%) ITSM
10 36 (7.58%) Test Management
11 35 (7.37%) Migration
11 35 (7.37%) Test Strategy
12 31 (6.53%) Test Planning
13 30 (6.32%) Waterfall
14 28 (5.89%) Performance Testing
15 27 (5.68%) Change Management
15 27 (5.68%) Defect Management
15 27 (5.68%) Integration Testing
16 25 (5.26%) Functional Testing
16 25 (5.26%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (22.53%) SQL
2 56 (11.79%) Java
3 41 (8.63%) PowerShell
4 21 (4.42%) VBScript
5 16 (3.37%) F#
6 14 (2.95%) PL/SQL
7 13 (2.74%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.32%) C#
8 11 (2.32%) Ruby
8 11 (2.32%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.89%) Perl
9 9 (1.89%) VB
10 8 (1.68%) Bourne shell
10 8 (1.68%) Korn
10 8 (1.68%) Python
11 7 (1.47%) AWK
12 6 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.84%) Groovy
13 4 (0.84%) XPath
14 3 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 119 (25.05%) Security Cleared
2 73 (15.37%) SC Cleared
3 56 (11.79%) ISTQB
4 54 (11.37%) ISEB
5 51 (10.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 47 (9.89%) Degree
6 47 (9.89%) DV Cleared
7 41 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (6.32%) MCSE
10 27 (5.68%) CCNA
11 17 (3.58%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (3.16%) CCNP
13 13 (2.74%) RHCE
14 12 (2.53%) JNCIA
15 11 (2.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (2.11%) ISEB Practitioner
16 10 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (1.89%) CCIE
18 8 (1.68%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.00%) QA
2 30 (6.32%) SLA
3 14 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.68%) PMO
5 6 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 126 (26.53%) Active Directory
2 85 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.63%) vSphere
4 39 (8.21%) Hyper-V
5 28 (5.89%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
8 11 (2.32%) XenApp
8 11 (2.32%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.11%) XenServer
10 8 (1.68%) Docker
11 7 (1.47%) GlusterFS
11 7 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (1.05%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.84%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.84%) Firmware
14 3 (0.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 3 (0.63%) vCloud
15 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.42%) Samba
Systems Management
1 75 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (8.63%) SCCM
3 22 (4.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (2.95%) OVSD
5 13 (2.74%) NetBackup
5 13 (2.74%) Red Hat Satellite
5 13 (2.74%) SCOM
6 11 (2.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (2.11%) vRealize
8 9 (1.89%) FortiGate
8 9 (1.89%) WSUS
9 8 (1.68%) Oracle ZFS
9 8 (1.68%) vCenter Server
10 7 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 7 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 6 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (1.05%) Netcool
12 5 (1.05%) OpenView
12 5 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 134 (28.21%) VMware
2 121 (25.47%) Microsoft
3 87 (18.32%) Cisco
4 84 (17.68%) Oracle
5 43 (9.05%) IBM
6 40 (8.42%) Red Hat
7 38 (8.00%) SAP
8 37 (7.79%) Citrix
9 32 (6.74%) NetApp
10 27 (5.68%) Dell
10 27 (5.68%) EMC
11 26 (5.47%) McAfee
12 23 (4.84%) 3PAR
13 20 (4.21%) CheckPoint
14 18 (3.79%) Sun
15 17 (3.58%) Juniper
15 17 (3.58%) Lumension
16 16 (3.37%) Motorola
16 16 (3.37%) ServiceNow
17 15 (3.16%) Symantec