Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 53 77
Rank change year-on-year +15 +24 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 39 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.11% 3.11% 2.10%
As % of the Vendors category 9.33% 7.80% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 20
South Wales median daily rate £195 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £161 £285 £135
90th Percentile £377 £506 £394
Wales median daily rate £243 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -35.33% +15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
South Wales median hourly rate £20.82 £12.30 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.27% -13.26% +8.04%
10th Percentile £16.75 £11.63 £11.49
90th Percentile £35.15 £12.98 £22.50
Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £12.30 £12.43
% change year-on-year +50.41% -1.01% +0.61%

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 South Wales.

All Vendors
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 418 449 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 44.00% 39.88% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 302 425
South Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.79% -2.14%
10th Percentile £175 £206 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.79% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 24
South Wales median hourly rate £19.25 £13.75 £19.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -31.18% +33.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.41
90th Percentile £24.49 £61.25 £31.83
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% -16.67% +5.26%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for HP in South Wales

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in South Wales

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in South Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in South Wales

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in South Wales

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in South Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in South Wales

HP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales 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
Cardiff -7 20 £180 -55.00%
Newport +22 8 £346 +81.05%
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £160 -
Caerphilly - 2 £180 -
Blaenau Gwent - 1 - -
HP
Wales

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 Wales region with a requirement for HP.

1 32 (82.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (51.28%) VMware
3 17 (43.59%) ITIL
3 17 (43.59%) Windows
4 16 (41.03%) PRINCE2
5 14 (35.90%) SQL
5 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
5 14 (35.90%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 12 (30.77%) Citrix
7 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
7 12 (30.77%) VLAN
7 12 (30.77%) Test Management
7 12 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (30.77%) Defect Management
8 11 (28.21%) Cisco
9 10 (25.64%) RUP
9 10 (25.64%) Oracle
9 10 (25.64%) Project Management
9 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (25.64%) CCNA
9 10 (25.64%) ISEB
9 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
9 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
9 10 (25.64%) Unified Process
9 10 (25.64%) Firewall
9 10 (25.64%) Windows Server

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) IIS
3 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) VLAN
2 10 (25.64%) Firewall
3 7 (17.95%) Internet
4 5 (12.82%) VSAN
5 2 (5.13%) PBX
5 2 (5.13%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.56%) LAN
6 1 (2.56%) SAN
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) MSTest
2 1 (2.56%) NUnit
General
1 6 (15.38%) Romanian Language
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Technical Support
3 7 (17.95%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 1st Line Technical Support
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Network Support
6 3 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
1 3 (7.69%) LINQ
2 2 (5.13%) Code First Entity Framework
2 2 (5.13%) WCF
2 2 (5.13%) WinForms
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) NHS
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) CMDB
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) AIX
4 4 (10.26%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL
2 16 (41.03%) PRINCE2
3 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
4 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 12 (30.77%) Defect Management
4 12 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (30.77%) Test Management
4 12 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 10 (25.64%) Project Management
5 10 (25.64%) RUP
5 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
5 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
5 10 (25.64%) Unified Process
6 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 5 (12.82%) Migration
7 5 (12.82%) Service Management
8 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
9 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) C
3 2 (5.13%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) CCNA
1 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (25.64%) ISEB
2 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) MCDST
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) vSphere
4 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.82%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
2 9 (23.08%) Tivoli
2 9 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (17.95%) SCCM
4 5 (12.82%) SCOM
4 5 (12.82%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
5 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
5 3 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (5.13%) BMC Marimba
6 2 (5.13%) WSUS
7 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (51.28%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) Citrix
4 11 (28.21%) Cisco
5 10 (25.64%) Oracle
6 7 (17.95%) BMC
7 5 (12.82%) Dell
8 4 (10.26%) Symantec
9 3 (7.69%) Altiris
9 3 (7.69%) IBM
10 2 (5.13%) Remedy
10 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
11 1 (2.56%) Lotus
11 1 (2.56%) SAP