Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 77 64
Rank change year-on-year -27 -13 -12
Contract jobs citing HP 400 468 517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.40% 2.80% 3.13%
As % of the Vendors category 5.19% 5.84% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 289 295
South East median daily rate £390 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £208 £161 £200
90th Percentile £550 £488 £489
England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 59
South East median hourly rate £14.63 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -13.33% -26.32%
10th Percentile £10.31 £10.57 £11.59
90th Percentile £22.44 £24.88 £49.46
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.27% +5.73% -25.00%

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 7,703 8,020 7,985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.25% 47.96% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,472 4,608 4,602
South East median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +4.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £225
90th Percentile £587 £575 £556
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 337 396
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +5.43% -12.84%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £48.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.45% +1.47% -2.86%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +11 184 £365 +6.92% 33
Berkshire +9 119 £393 +25.60% 20
Hampshire -34 113 £419 +10.86% 10
Surrey -21 66 £423 +12.67% 15
Buckinghamshire +15 51 £240 -28.09% 9
West Sussex -29 18 £400 +45.45% 5
Oxfordshire +8 14 £452 +22.58% 4
Kent -1 11 £184 -49.83% 4
East Sussex -6 7 £175 -56.25% 2
Middlesex +10 1 £125 -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 152 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 147 (36.75%) Windows
3 116 (29.00%) Active Directory
4 98 (24.50%) HP ALM
5 97 (24.25%) VMware
6 94 (23.50%) Security Cleared
7 86 (21.50%) Windows Server
8 81 (20.25%) ITIL
9 79 (19.75%) SQL
9 79 (19.75%) SC Cleared
10 71 (17.75%) Oracle
11 69 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 65 (16.25%) Microsoft Office
12 65 (16.25%) Linux
13 61 (15.25%) SAN
14 58 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
15 54 (13.50%) SQL Server
16 53 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
17 50 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
17 50 (12.50%) SCCM
18 48 (12.00%) Migration
19 45 (11.25%) ITSM
20 44 (11.00%) Test Automation
20 44 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
21 43 (10.75%) Office 365
21 43 (10.75%) Cisco
22 42 (10.50%) Citrix
23 41 (10.25%) Windows Server 2008
24 40 (10.00%) IBM
24 40 (10.00%) Unix

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 29 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.50%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.25%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.00%) IIS
6 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.25%) Confluence
8 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.00%) CICS
9 4 (1.00%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.75%) Apache
10 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.25%) Live Communications Server
12 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 65 (16.25%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.25%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (2.00%) SAP MM
3 6 (1.50%) SAP APO
4 5 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.25%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.25%) SAP MDM
5 4 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (1.00%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.50%) Exstream
7 2 (0.50%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.25%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 58 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (10.75%) Office 365
3 22 (5.50%) IaaS
4 19 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (4.25%) PaaS
6 14 (3.50%) SaaS
7 10 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.25%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.75%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.75%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 61 (15.25%) SAN
2 36 (9.00%) LAN
3 35 (8.75%) WAN
4 34 (8.50%) Firewall
5 33 (8.25%) Wireshark
6 27 (6.75%) DNS
7 22 (5.50%) DHCP
8 21 (5.25%) Wireless
9 19 (4.75%) 4G
10 18 (4.50%) Diameter Protocol
11 17 (4.25%) 3G
11 17 (4.25%) SNMP
12 14 (3.50%) IPsec
12 14 (3.50%) Multicast
13 13 (3.25%) OSPF
13 13 (3.25%) VRRP
13 13 (3.25%) WLAN
14 12 (3.00%) SSH
14 12 (3.00%) TCP/IP
14 12 (3.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.25%) Big Data
7 8 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.00%) SAP BW
8 7 (1.75%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.50%) Data Lake
9 6 (1.50%) DB2
9 6 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (1.50%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (1.50%) SAP HANA
9 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.00%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.00%) Power BI
10 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (7.50%) SoapUI
2 28 (7.00%) HP UFT
3 25 (6.25%) LoadRunner
4 24 (6.00%) JIRA
5 18 (4.50%) Selenium
6 12 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.25%) JMeter
8 9 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (2.00%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.50%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.50%) Toad
10 6 (1.50%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.25%) Ant
11 5 (1.25%) JUnit
11 5 (1.25%) MSI
12 4 (1.00%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.00%) TestNG
12 4 (1.00%) TestPartner
12 4 (1.00%) Zephyr
General
1 40 (10.00%) Finance
2 35 (8.75%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.25%) Retail
4 10 (2.50%) Back Office
5 9 (2.25%) Billing
6 8 (2.00%) Online Betting
7 7 (1.75%) Publishing
8 6 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.00%) Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 85 (21.25%) Analyst
2 31 (7.75%) Test Analyst
3 29 (7.25%) Consultant
4 28 (7.00%) Support Engineer
5 27 (6.75%) Architect
6 26 (6.50%) Test Engineer
7 23 (5.75%) Infrastructure Architect
8 18 (4.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 16 (4.00%) Test Manager
10 15 (3.75%) Tester
11 14 (3.50%) Administrator
11 14 (3.50%) Desktop Support
11 14 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (3.50%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (3.25%) Network Engineer
13 12 (3.00%) Infrastructure Support
13 12 (3.00%) SAP Consultant
13 12 (3.00%) Storage Engineer
14 11 (2.75%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.50%) SOAP
2 20 (5.00%) LDAP
2 20 (5.00%) Middleware
3 19 (4.75%) .NET
4 13 (3.25%) Web Services
5 9 (2.25%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.00%) HTML
7 5 (1.25%) Regular Expression
8 4 (1.00%) REST
8 4 (1.00%) XML
9 3 (0.75%) Ajax
9 3 (0.75%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.50%) CSS
10 2 (0.50%) jQuery
10 2 (0.50%) RESTful
10 2 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.50%) XSLT
11 1 (0.25%) EDI
11 1 (0.25%) WAP
11 1 (0.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.75%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (4.00%) HP Storage
6 15 (3.75%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.25%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.75%) Clustering
9 9 (2.25%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.25%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.00%) NHS
11 7 (1.75%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.50%) Public Cloud
13 5 (1.25%) Device Driver
13 5 (1.25%) PKI
13 5 (1.25%) Smartphone
13 5 (1.25%) User Experience
13 5 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (1.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 147 (36.75%) Windows
2 86 (21.50%) Windows Server
3 65 (16.25%) Linux
4 53 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (10.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (10.00%) Unix
7 24 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (5.75%) Windows 7
9 21 (5.25%) Windows 10
10 20 (5.00%) AIX
11 16 (4.00%) Windows XP
12 13 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (2.00%) CentOS
14 5 (1.25%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.25%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.00%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.00%) Solaris
15 4 (1.00%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.25%) ITIL
2 48 (12.00%) Migration
3 45 (11.25%) ITSM
4 44 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (11.00%) Test Automation
5 39 (9.75%) Service Management
6 37 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (9.25%) Test Scripting
7 30 (7.50%) Project Management
8 29 (7.25%) ITIL V3
9 28 (7.00%) Test Strategy
10 26 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 22 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (5.00%) Service Delivery
13 19 (4.75%) Defect Management
14 18 (4.50%) Mentoring
15 17 (4.25%) CRM
15 17 (4.25%) Decision-Making
16 16 (4.00%) Network Design
17 15 (3.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 79 (19.75%) SQL
2 37 (9.25%) PowerShell
3 30 (7.50%) Java
4 24 (6.00%) VB
5 23 (5.75%) C#
6 14 (3.50%) C
6 14 (3.50%) Python
6 14 (3.50%) VBScript
7 8 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.50%) F#
8 6 (1.50%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.25%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.00%) Perl
11 3 (0.75%) C++
12 2 (0.50%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.50%) COBOL
12 2 (0.50%) PL/1
12 2 (0.50%) REXX
12 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (23.50%) Security Cleared
2 79 (19.75%) SC Cleared
3 37 (9.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 35 (8.75%) ISTQB
5 32 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 29 (7.25%) ISEB
7 23 (5.75%) Degree
8 22 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (3.25%) HP MASE
10 13 (3.25%) MCSE
11 12 (3.00%) CCNA
12 11 (2.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 10 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
14 9 (2.25%) MOS
15 7 (1.75%) CCNP
16 6 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
16 6 (1.50%) DBS Check
16 6 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.00%) SLA
2 23 (5.75%) QA
3 10 (2.50%) PMO
4 6 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.50%) GDPR
7 1 (0.25%) COBIT
7 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 116 (29.00%) Active Directory
2 69 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (8.25%) Hyper-V
4 32 (8.00%) vSphere
5 30 (7.50%) XenApp
6 15 (3.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (3.50%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (3.00%) FreeRADIUS
9 10 (2.50%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.50%) Firmware
11 6 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (1.25%) DFS Replication
13 4 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.75%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 3 (0.75%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.50%) ACF2
15 2 (0.50%) Docker
15 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 98 (24.50%) HP ALM
2 50 (12.50%) SCCM
3 32 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (5.50%) SCOM
5 19 (4.75%) OVSD
6 16 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 14 (3.50%) Data Guard
8 9 (2.25%) NetBackup
9 8 (2.00%) WSUS
10 5 (1.25%) ArcSight ESM
10 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.00%) Nagios
11 4 (1.00%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.75%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.75%) Netcool
12 3 (0.75%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (0.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 2 (0.50%) nmon
Vendors
1 152 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 97 (24.25%) VMware
3 71 (17.75%) Oracle
4 43 (10.75%) Cisco
5 42 (10.50%) Citrix
6 40 (10.00%) IBM
7 32 (8.00%) NetApp
8 30 (7.50%) SAP
9 26 (6.50%) 3PAR
10 25 (6.25%) EMC
10 25 (6.25%) Red Hat
11 21 (5.25%) Brocade
12 18 (4.50%) Nokia
13 16 (4.00%) Aruba
14 15 (3.75%) Fortinet
14 15 (3.75%) McAfee
15 13 (3.25%) Sun
16 12 (3.00%) SolarWinds
17 11 (2.75%) Isilon
18 10 (2.50%) Fujitsu