Period
to 27 February 2020

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 6 months to 27 February 2020 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 West
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 112 97
Rank change year-on-year -34 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 61 130 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.12% 2.03% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 4.75% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 61 70
South West median daily rate £335 £388 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.55% +21.57% +9.91%
10th Percentile £143 £95 £130
90th Percentile £534 £525 £500
England median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 8
South West median hourly rate £16.75 £13.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.47% -4.64% -
10th Percentile £8.75 £9.86 £10.20
90th Percentile £43.53 £17.50 £18.10
England median hourly rate £16.10 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -3.45% -

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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,180 2,738 1,950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.08% 42.78% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,409 1,652 1,194
South West median daily rate £450 £438 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +10.76% +5.33%
10th Percentile £185 £270 £210
90th Percentile £616 £600 £570
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 143 98
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +54.90% -21.54%
10th Percentile £11.54 £11.17 £12.81
90th Percentile £51.54 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 27 February 2020.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in the South West

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the South West over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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
Wiltshire -7 21 £235 -39.55% 3
Bristol +6 19 £225 -21.74% 5
Gloucestershire -21 10 £500 +3.52% 5
Dorset -3 5 £173 -56.60%
Devon -10 4 - - 3
Somerset - 1 - - 4
HP
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for HP.

1 32 (52.46%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
3 16 (26.23%) Windows 7
3 16 (26.23%) Telecoms
3 16 (26.23%) HP ALM
4 15 (24.59%) Cisco
4 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
4 15 (24.59%) Dell
5 13 (21.31%) Linux
5 13 (21.31%) Wireless
5 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
5 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
6 12 (19.67%) Office 365
7 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (18.03%) Driving Licence
7 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
8 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
8 10 (16.39%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (14.75%) ITIL
9 9 (14.75%) Retail
9 9 (14.75%) Workflow
9 9 (14.75%) Break/Fix
10 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (13.11%) Firewall
10 8 (13.11%) DNS
10 8 (13.11%) DHCP
10 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
10 8 (13.11%) DV Cleared

HP
Co-occurring 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 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.28%) Acrobat
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Office 365
2 4 (6.56%) Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) Wireless
2 8 (13.11%) DHCP
2 8 (13.11%) DNS
2 8 (13.11%) Firewall
3 7 (11.48%) GPRS
3 7 (11.48%) GSM
3 7 (11.48%) HSPA
3 7 (11.48%) LTE
3 7 (11.48%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (11.48%) RANAP
3 7 (11.48%) SMS
3 7 (11.48%) UMTS
3 7 (11.48%) Wireshark
4 4 (6.56%) Network Security
4 4 (6.56%) SAN
4 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.56%) VPN
4 4 (6.56%) WAN
5 3 (4.92%) Internet
5 3 (4.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Big Data
2 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
2 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.56%) JIRA
3 2 (3.28%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.28%) Robot Framework
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
3 2 (3.28%) TestRail
4 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (26.23%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.75%) Retail
3 7 (11.48%) Banking
4 6 (9.84%) Public Sector
5 3 (4.92%) Finance
6 2 (3.28%) Legal
6 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Desktop Support
2 7 (11.48%) Deployment Engineer
2 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.48%) Network Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Analyst
3 5 (8.20%) RAN Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Test Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.28%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Support Technician
6 2 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Apache NiFi
2 1 (1.64%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.03%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) PDA
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 32 (52.46%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Windows 7
3 13 (21.31%) Linux
3 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
4 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
6 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (11.48%) Android
8 5 (8.20%) CentOS
9 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.28%) Solaris
10 2 (3.28%) Unix
10 2 (3.28%) VMS
10 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.28%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Break/Fix
1 9 (14.75%) ITIL
1 9 (14.75%) Workflow
2 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.20%) Defect Management
3 5 (8.20%) Test Strategy
4 4 (6.56%) Change Management
4 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
4 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.92%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (4.92%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (4.92%) Service Design
5 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.92%) Test Management
6 2 (3.28%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.56%) C
3 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.56%) PHP
3 4 (6.56%) Python
4 2 (3.28%) Java
4 2 (3.28%) Perl
4 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.11%) DV Cleared
2 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.92%) CCNA
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.92%) MCP
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
6 2 (3.28%) OCP
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (3.28%) SAP Certification
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.64%) RHCE
7 1 (1.64%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.11%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) vSphere
4 3 (4.92%) Docker
5 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.64%) Gluster
6 1 (1.64%) XenApp
6 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) HP ALM
2 10 (16.39%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (11.48%) SCCM
4 4 (6.56%) Ansible
4 4 (6.56%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.56%) Puppet
5 3 (4.92%) OpenView
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (4.92%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.28%) Nagios
6 2 (3.28%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.28%) WSUS
7 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Cisco
1 15 (24.59%) Dell
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Aruba
2 7 (11.48%) Ericsson
2 7 (11.48%) Huawei
2 7 (11.48%) VMware
3 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.56%) Aerohive Networks
5 3 (4.92%) Adobe
5 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.92%) F5
5 3 (4.92%) Fujitsu
5 3 (4.92%) Juniper
6 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.28%) NetApp
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle
6 2 (3.28%) Peregrine
6 2 (3.28%) SAP
6 2 (3.28%) Veritas