Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 55 49
Rank change year-on-year -34 -6 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 458 533 676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.73% 3.43% 3.73%
As % of the Vendors category 5.84% 6.93% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 277 451
South East median daily rate £378 £362 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.50% -5.49% +2.00%
10th Percentile £149 £250 £235
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
England median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 63 43
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £14.20 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.97% -66.98% +196.55%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.36 £14.24
90th Percentile £20.68 £31.25 £60.00
England median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £21.34
% change year-on-year +5.14% -32.05% +35.71%

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 7,836 7,689 8,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.67% 49.44% 48.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,478 4,293 5,099
South East median daily rate £425 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +3.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 378 424
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -12.54% +5.12%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.31 £9.31
90th Percentile £46.69 £47.59 £51.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +9.11%

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 2018. 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 -24 179 £363 -9.38% 22
Hampshire -13 166 £394 +12.50% 8
Berkshire -15 106 £350 -22.22% 13
Surrey -41 68 £400 +11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 63 £400 +4.92% 5
West Sussex -8 27 £260 -13.33% 2
Oxfordshire -5 11 £350 +3.70% 4
Kent -1 8 £138 -65.50%
East Sussex +7 7 £388 - 2
HP
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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.

1 155 (33.84%) HP ALM
2 152 (33.19%) Windows
3 145 (31.66%) Microsoft
4 113 (24.67%) Oracle
5 110 (24.02%) Security Cleared
6 109 (23.80%) VMware
7 103 (22.49%) Linux
8 99 (21.62%) SQL
8 99 (21.62%) Test Automation
9 96 (20.96%) Active Directory
10 86 (18.78%) ITIL
10 86 (18.78%) SC Cleared
11 80 (17.47%) Java
12 78 (17.03%) Selenium
13 70 (15.28%) Cisco
14 67 (14.63%) Oracle Database
15 64 (13.97%) Windows Server
15 64 (13.97%) Web Services
16 63 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
17 62 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
18 60 (13.10%) Firewall
19 58 (12.66%) HP Quality Center
20 57 (12.45%) Microsoft Office
21 56 (12.23%) HP UFT
22 54 (11.79%) Finance
23 52 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
24 50 (10.92%) Test Scripting
24 50 (10.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 49 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
25 49 (10.70%) SAN

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 35 (7.64%) GlassFish
1 35 (7.64%) Liferay
2 34 (7.42%) MS Exchange
3 25 (5.46%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.84%) IIS
5 11 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (2.40%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.75%) Apache
7 5 (1.09%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.87%) Confluence
8 4 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.66%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.44%) JBoss
10 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (12.45%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.09%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.87%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.66%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.66%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.44%) Lawson
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.22%) HFM
6 1 (0.22%) Maximo
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.90%) Office 365
3 7 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.09%) Sauce Labs
5 4 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.66%) IaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.22%) PaaS
8 1 (0.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (13.10%) Firewall
2 49 (10.70%) SAN
3 28 (6.11%) PuTTY
4 27 (5.90%) WinSCP
5 26 (5.68%) LAN
6 25 (5.46%) VPN
6 25 (5.46%) WAN
7 23 (5.02%) Wireless
8 18 (3.93%) TCP/IP
9 17 (3.71%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (3.49%) Internet
11 13 (2.84%) DNS
12 12 (2.62%) Network Security
13 11 (2.40%) DHCP
13 11 (2.40%) MVNO
14 10 (2.18%) Skype
14 10 (2.18%) VoIP
15 9 (1.97%) IPsec
15 9 (1.97%) OSPF
15 9 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (14.63%) Oracle Database
2 49 (10.70%) SQL Server
3 37 (8.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 35 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (5.68%) SQL Server 2016
6 25 (5.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 25 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (5.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 5 (1.09%) Power BI
11 4 (0.87%) Big Data
11 4 (0.87%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.66%) MS Access
12 3 (0.66%) MySQL
13 2 (0.44%) DB2
13 2 (0.44%) Electronic Patient Records
13 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 78 (17.03%) Selenium
2 56 (12.23%) HP UFT
3 34 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (6.99%) SoapUI
5 29 (6.33%) Eclipse
5 29 (6.33%) Oracle APEX
6 28 (6.11%) TestNG
7 27 (5.90%) Ant
7 27 (5.90%) LoadRunner
7 27 (5.90%) SpecFlow
8 26 (5.68%) Jenkins
9 18 (3.93%) JIRA
10 15 (3.28%) WebDriver
11 14 (3.06%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.75%) MSI
12 8 (1.75%) Protractor
12 8 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (1.75%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.09%) Appium
13 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 54 (11.79%) Finance
2 39 (8.52%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.37%) Billing
4 14 (3.06%) Banking
5 7 (1.53%) Retail
6 5 (1.09%) Electronics
6 5 (1.09%) Legal
7 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.66%) Back Office
8 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.66%) Marketing
8 3 (0.66%) Online Betting
8 3 (0.66%) Publishing
9 2 (0.44%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 80 (17.47%) Analyst
2 51 (11.14%) Architect
3 49 (10.70%) Developer
4 44 (9.61%) Test Analyst
5 35 (7.64%) Java Developer
6 31 (6.77%) Support Engineer
7 25 (5.46%) Tester
8 22 (4.80%) Desktop Support
9 20 (4.37%) Test Engineer
10 18 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (3.71%) Technical Architect
12 16 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (3.49%) Support Analyst
13 15 (3.28%) 1st Line Support
13 15 (3.28%) Automation Test Analyst
13 15 (3.28%) Consultant
14 14 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
14 14 (3.06%) Administrator
14 14 (3.06%) Network Engineer
15 12 (2.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (13.97%) Web Services
2 44 (9.61%) .NET
3 35 (7.64%) EJB
3 35 (7.64%) EJB 3.0
3 35 (7.64%) JAXB
3 35 (7.64%) JAX-RS
3 35 (7.64%) JPA
3 35 (7.64%) RESTful
4 33 (7.21%) Ehcache
5 22 (4.80%) JSP
5 22 (4.80%) Struts
6 10 (2.18%) Regular Expression
6 10 (2.18%) XML
7 7 (1.53%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.31%) EDI
9 5 (1.09%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.09%) React Native
10 4 (0.87%) HTML
10 4 (0.87%) REST
10 4 (0.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.86%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (6.33%) Data Centre
3 28 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.68%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.84%) Clustering
7 10 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.18%) Smartphone
8 9 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.75%) iPad
9 8 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (1.75%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.53%) iPhone
11 6 (1.31%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.31%) NHS
12 5 (1.09%) CMDB
13 4 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.66%) PKI
14 3 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 152 (33.19%) Windows
2 103 (22.49%) Linux
3 64 (13.97%) Windows Server
4 49 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (8.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (6.55%) Windows 7
8 26 (5.68%) Unix
9 18 (3.93%) Windows 10
10 16 (3.49%) Solaris
10 16 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (2.62%) AIX
12 9 (1.97%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.53%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.53%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.09%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.09%) CentOS
14 5 (1.09%) HPUX
15 4 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (0.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (21.62%) Test Automation
2 86 (18.78%) ITIL
3 63 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (10.92%) Test Scripting
5 45 (9.83%) Service Management
6 43 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (8.30%) Scrum
8 37 (8.08%) Test Strategy
9 36 (7.86%) Unit Testing
10 33 (7.21%) Defect Management
11 32 (6.99%) System Integration Testing
12 31 (6.77%) Change Management
12 31 (6.77%) DevOps
13 29 (6.33%) ITSM
14 28 (6.11%) Performance Testing
15 27 (5.90%) API Testing
15 27 (5.90%) Test Management
16 25 (5.46%) SDLC
17 24 (5.24%) Migration
18 23 (5.02%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 99 (21.62%) SQL
2 80 (17.47%) Java
3 38 (8.30%) PL/SQL
4 26 (5.68%) F#
4 26 (5.68%) PowerShell
5 23 (5.02%) Python
6 20 (4.37%) C#
7 18 (3.93%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.53%) VBA
8 7 (1.53%) VBScript
9 6 (1.31%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.87%) C
11 4 (0.87%) Korn
11 4 (0.87%) Perl
12 3 (0.66%) AWK
12 3 (0.66%) Bourne shell
12 3 (0.66%) Java 8
13 2 (0.44%) Groovy
13 2 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 110 (24.02%) Security Cleared
2 86 (18.78%) SC Cleared
3 50 (10.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 37 (8.08%) ISTQB
5 34 (7.42%) ISEB
6 31 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (5.68%) DV Cleared
9 22 (4.80%) MCSE
10 19 (4.15%) Degree
10 19 (4.15%) ISEB Practitioner
11 17 (3.71%) CCNA
12 11 (2.40%) CCNP
13 10 (2.18%) BPSS Clearance
13 10 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.53%) PMI Certification
15 6 (1.31%) MCP
15 6 (1.31%) MCSA
15 6 (1.31%) PMP
16 5 (1.09%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.55%) QA
2 18 (3.93%) SLA
3 11 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 5 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.87%) GxP
8 3 (0.66%) PMO
9 2 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 96 (20.96%) Active Directory
2 62 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (8.52%) vSphere
4 33 (7.21%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.62%) XenApp
7 10 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (1.31%) UAG
10 5 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (1.09%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.87%) Docker
11 4 (0.87%) NFS
12 3 (0.66%) Firmware
12 3 (0.66%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.44%) Corosync
13 2 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 155 (33.84%) HP ALM
2 58 (12.66%) HP Quality Center
3 34 (7.42%) SCCM
4 20 (4.37%) SCOM
5 16 (3.49%) OVSD
6 10 (2.18%) ArcSight ESM
7 9 (1.97%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (1.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (1.53%) vRealize
9 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (1.31%) OpenView
10 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (1.09%) Puppet
10 5 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
11 4 (0.87%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.87%) Ansible
11 4 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.87%) SCSM
Vendors
1 145 (31.66%) Microsoft
2 113 (24.67%) Oracle
3 109 (23.80%) VMware
4 70 (15.28%) Cisco
5 45 (9.83%) Red Hat
6 40 (8.73%) IBM
7 39 (8.52%) Citrix
8 30 (6.55%) NetApp
9 24 (5.24%) Software AG
9 24 (5.24%) webMethods
10 20 (4.37%) CheckPoint
10 20 (4.37%) SAP
11 19 (4.15%) Dell
11 19 (4.15%) ServiceNow
11 19 (4.15%) Symantec
12 18 (3.93%) EMC
13 14 (3.06%) McAfee
14 13 (2.84%) Veeam
15 12 (2.62%) 3PAR
15 12 (2.62%) F5