The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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
England / South West
Rank 85 90 90
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs citing HP 55 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.12% 1.66% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 5.21% 4.16% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 28
Median daily rate £315 £297 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -16.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £432 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £14.25 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.70 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.10 £21.90
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 the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1055 1153 1214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.61% 39.85% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 748 716
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 72 70
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.87% +0.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.25 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.37 £44.45
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in the South West

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in the South West

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in the South West

HP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol +13 22 £320 +5.00% 4
Gloucestershire -1 7 £235 -31.56% 3
Wiltshire -6 6 £250 -28.57% 2
Somerset +7 4 £120 -36.84% 1
Devon -5 1 £120 -36.84%
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 West region with a requirement for HP.

1 47 (42.73%) Windows
2 39 (35.45%) Security Cleared
3 37 (33.64%) Active Directory
4 35 (31.82%) VMware
5 33 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 29 (26.36%) Cisco
7 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (24.55%) SC Cleared
8 25 (22.73%) ITIL
9 24 (21.82%) Linux
9 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (20.00%) Oracle
11 21 (19.09%) Windows Server
12 20 (18.18%) Red Hat
13 16 (14.55%) Change Management
13 16 (14.55%) VPN
14 15 (13.64%) Firewall
14 15 (13.64%) Test Scripting
14 15 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (13.64%) DevOps
15 14 (12.73%) Data Centre
15 14 (12.73%) DV Cleared
15 14 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (12.73%) vSphere
15 14 (12.73%) vRealize
15 14 (12.73%) Regression Testing
15 14 (12.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 14 (12.73%) DNS
15 14 (12.73%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (12.73%) Java

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (8.18%) Apache
2 8 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.64%) ArcGIS
4 4 (3.64%) SAS
5 3 (2.73%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.82%) IIS
6 2 (1.82%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (5.45%) Office 365
2 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.55%) VPN
2 15 (13.64%) Firewall
3 14 (12.73%) DNS
4 11 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (10.00%) SAN
4 11 (10.00%) Wireless
5 9 (8.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (8.18%) WAN
6 7 (6.36%) MPLS
6 7 (6.36%) PuTTY
6 7 (6.36%) WinSCP
7 6 (5.45%) DHCP
7 6 (5.45%) LAN
7 6 (5.45%) Unified Communications
8 5 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (4.55%) FWSM
8 5 (4.55%) IP Telephony
9 4 (3.64%) Network Security
9 4 (3.64%) PPP
9 4 (3.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.18%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.82%) MS Access
6 2 (1.82%) MySQL
6 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.91%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (10.91%) HP UFT
2 12 (10.91%) SpecFlow
3 10 (9.09%) Selenium
4 9 (8.18%) JIRA
5 8 (7.27%) Ant
6 7 (6.36%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.36%) LoadRunner
6 7 (6.36%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (6.36%) SoapUI
6 7 (6.36%) TeamCity
7 6 (5.45%) Toad
8 5 (4.55%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.55%) TestNG
9 3 (2.73%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.73%) Maven
9 3 (2.73%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (2.73%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.73%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (10.91%) Military
2 6 (5.45%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.64%) Games
4 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.82%) Back Office
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (20.00%) Analyst
2 14 (12.73%) Test Analyst
3 13 (11.82%) Field Engineer
4 12 (10.91%) Field Service Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Printer Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Field Hardware Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) HP Printer Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Problem Manager
8 7 (6.36%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Tester
9 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.45%) Agile Test Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.55%) Break Fix Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.09%) Web Services
2 7 (6.36%) .NET
3 6 (5.45%) XML
4 5 (4.55%) SOAP
5 3 (2.73%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.73%) REST
6 2 (1.82%) LAMP
6 2 (1.82%) SAML
7 1 (0.91%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.18%) Replication
4 6 (5.45%) Clustering
4 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.64%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.64%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.64%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.73%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.73%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (2.73%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.82%) CESG
7 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.82%) iPad
7 2 (1.82%) PKI
7 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (42.73%) Windows
2 24 (21.82%) Linux
3 21 (19.09%) Windows Server
4 14 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.18%) Unix
8 4 (3.64%) Solaris
9 3 (2.73%) Android
9 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.82%) AIX
10 2 (1.82%) CentOS
10 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.82%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.73%) ITIL
3 16 (14.55%) Change Management
4 15 (13.64%) DevOps
4 15 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 14 (12.73%) Regression Testing
6 13 (11.82%) Problem Management
7 12 (10.91%) BDD
7 12 (10.91%) Test Management
8 11 (10.00%) Service Management
8 11 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.09%) Scrum
10 9 (8.18%) Integration Testing
10 9 (8.18%) ITIL V3
10 9 (8.18%) Test Strategy
11 8 (7.27%) Defect Management
11 8 (7.27%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.27%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.73%) Java
1 14 (12.73%) SQL
2 12 (10.91%) F#
3 7 (6.36%) VBScript
4 5 (4.55%) C#
5 4 (3.64%) AWK
5 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.64%) Perl
5 4 (3.64%) Python
5 4 (3.64%) Ruby
6 3 (2.73%) PHP
6 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.82%) Scala
7 2 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (35.45%) Security Cleared
2 27 (24.55%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.73%) DV Cleared
3 14 (12.73%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (9.09%) ISEB
5 7 (6.36%) ISTQB
5 7 (6.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (4.55%) CCNA
6 5 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.55%) MCSE
6 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.64%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.91%) Degree
9 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.91%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) SLA
2 4 (3.64%) QA
3 2 (1.82%) GPG13
3 2 (1.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (33.64%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.73%) vSphere
4 7 (6.36%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.64%) vCloud
5 4 (3.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (3.64%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.82%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.82%) Shibboleth
6 2 (1.82%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (12.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 14 (12.73%) vRealize
2 11 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (7.27%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (3.64%) Netcool
5 4 (3.64%) Puppet
5 4 (3.64%) Zenoss
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (2.73%) SCCM
7 2 (1.82%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (1.82%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.82%) SCOM
7 2 (1.82%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.82%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.91%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.91%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (31.82%) VMware
2 33 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (26.36%) Cisco
4 22 (20.00%) Oracle
5 20 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 13 (11.82%) Dell
7 12 (10.91%) IBM
8 7 (6.36%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.45%) ArcSight
9 6 (5.45%) EMC
9 6 (5.45%) Veritas
10 5 (4.55%) 3PAR
10 5 (4.55%) CA
10 5 (4.55%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.55%) IronPort
10 5 (4.55%) Nokia
11 4 (3.64%) Brocade
11 4 (3.64%) ESRI
11 4 (3.64%) Symantec
12 3 (2.73%) Toshiba
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