Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 82 142
Rank change year-on-year -25 +60 -15
Contract jobs citing HP 32 174 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 1.28% 2.71% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 6.56% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 91 37
Median daily rate £500 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +63.64% -23.61%
10th Percentile £351 £238 £130
90th Percentile £550 £650 £413
England median daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 13
Median hourly rate £42.00 £13.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +206.57% -21.71% +34.62%
England median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +15.63% -3.03% +13.79%

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 1,089 2,652 2,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 43.49% 41.37% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 1,598 1,217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £635 £625 £548
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 157 120
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +51.35% -26.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.03 £47.05
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +20.86% +5.72% +5.88%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing HP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP in the South West.

Daily rate trend for HP in the South West

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HP in the South West

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP in the South West.

Hourly rate trend for HP in the South West

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing HP in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 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 +9 10 £463 +2.78% 2
Somerset -3 9 - - 4
Devon +14 6 £375 -35.90% 2
Bristol +21 4 £525 +47.89% 3
Gloucestershire +13 2 £550 +10.00% 2
HP
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
2 19 (59.38%) SC Cleared
3 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (37.50%) Python
5 12 (37.50%) VMware
6 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
7 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 10 (31.25%) Web Services
7 10 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
8 9 (28.13%) Windows 10
8 9 (28.13%) DNS
8 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (21.88%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) ITIL
11 6 (18.75%) Java
11 6 (18.75%) Dell
11 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
11 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
11 6 (18.75%) HP ALM
11 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (15.63%) SDLC
12 5 (15.63%) PostGIS
12 5 (15.63%) F5

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 5 (15.63%) GeoServer
1 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
5 2 (6.25%) IPsec
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (3.13%) BGP
6 1 (3.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) GIS
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (15.63%) QGIS
3 4 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) LoadRunner
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Robot Framework
3 2 (6.25%) TestRail
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Tester
3 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) BASE24 Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Manual Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) JSON
2 5 (15.63%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) Tandem
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 9 (28.13%) Windows 10
5 5 (15.63%) CentOS
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
2 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) Change Management
5 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) ERP
5 5 (15.63%) ETL
5 5 (15.63%) Kanban
5 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) Security Management
5 5 (15.63%) Service Management
5 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Python
2 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
2 19 (59.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
4 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) MCSE
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.25%) CCNA
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 10 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) GeoWebCache
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (12.50%) XenApp
4 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.25%) vSphere
6 1 (3.13%) Squid
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) HP ALM
2 4 (12.50%) Ansible
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) Terraform
3 3 (9.38%) vCenter Server
4 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (18.75%) Dell
3 5 (15.63%) ESRI
3 5 (15.63%) F5
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.63%) Veeam
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) Autodesk
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) ESET
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) Samsung