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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
Wales / South Wales
Rank 27 44 43
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1  
Contract jobs citing HP 27 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.78% 4.32% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 9.57% 10.25% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 3
Median daily rate £170 £138 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.63% -54.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% -8.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +35.48%  

HP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 282 244 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 49.91% 42.14% 49.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 144 150
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 6 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +9.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing HP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +12 12 £179 -20.99%
Newport - 7 £110 - 1
Caerphilly - 6 £170 -
Torfaen - 1 £113 -
HP
Wales

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 21 (47.73%) Firewall
2 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
3 18 (40.91%) Cisco
3 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 16 (36.36%) ITIL
5 15 (34.09%) CCNA
5 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (34.09%) HP Data Protector
6 14 (31.82%) Tivoli
6 14 (31.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (29.55%) Windows
7 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
8 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (25.00%) Internet
8 11 (25.00%) VMware
9 9 (20.45%) Java
10 8 (18.18%) Oracle
10 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (18.18%) Performance Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
11 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (15.91%) LoadRunner
11 7 (15.91%) ISEB
12 6 (13.64%) Linux
12 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
12 6 (13.64%) Selenium
12 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (13.64%) JMeter

HP
Top Related 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 4 (9.09%) JBoss
1 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) Firewall
2 11 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
3 3 (6.82%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.27%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) LoadRunner
2 6 (13.64%) JMeter
2 6 (13.64%) Selenium
3 4 (9.09%) JIRA
3 4 (9.09%) Rational Performance Tester
3 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.55%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.55%) The Grinder
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Technical Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Technical Support
3 8 (18.18%) Field Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Field Service Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Break Fix Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Field Hardware Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Hardware Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) HP Printer Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Printer Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Tester
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Performance Tester
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Tester
7 4 (9.09%) Tester
8 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) SOAP
1 3 (6.82%) XML
2 2 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) COM
3 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) LIMS
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
1 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) Performance Testing
2 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 5 (11.36%) Pay per click
5 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
6 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.09%) RAD
7 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Load Testing
7 3 (6.82%) SOA
7 3 (6.82%) Software Licensing
7 3 (6.82%) UML
7 3 (6.82%) Use Case
7 3 (6.82%) User Stories
8 2 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) Perl
3 2 (4.55%) Groovy
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) C
4 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) CCNA
1 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (15.91%) ISEB
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.55%) CBAP
6 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (31.82%) Tivoli
2 14 (31.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.27%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (2.27%) SCCM
5 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) Cisco
3 11 (25.00%) VMware
4 8 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (6.82%) Avaya
6 3 (6.82%) Brocade
6 3 (6.82%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.82%) Thunderhead
7 2 (4.55%) Dell
7 2 (4.55%) Siebel
8 1 (2.27%) BMC
8 1 (2.27%) IBM
8 1 (2.27%) Remedy
8 1 (2.27%) Samsung
8 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
Newport, Gwent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour + £25.00 ppc
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