Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 108 98
Rank change year-on-year -38 -10 0
Contract jobs citing HP 78 98 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.25% 1.77% 2.10%
As % of the Vendors category 3.18% 4.41% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 67
South West median daily rate £280 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +9.38% +16.36%
10th Percentile £95 £123 £159
90th Percentile £540 £500 £435
England median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year +6.53% +0.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 27
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% -13.60%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.13 £11.48
90th Percentile £187.50 £16.34 £28.70
England median hourly rate £15.30 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.53% +5.73% -25.00%

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 2,453 2,224 2,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.34% 40.09% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,493 1,348 1,545
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% -1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 104 160
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £30.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.16% +43.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.56 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.50 £50.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 -21 29 £100 -77.13% 2
Gloucestershire -3 23 £395 +8.97% 14
Bristol -29 15 £280 -12.16% 8
Devon -2 5 £375 +200.00% 1
Dorset -2 2 - - 5
Somerset -13 1 £300 +50.00%
HP
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 37 (47.44%) Windows
2 36 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 22 (28.21%) Linux
3 22 (28.21%) Windows Server
4 19 (24.36%) VMware
4 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
5 18 (23.08%) Cisco
6 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
7 16 (20.51%) Windows 7
8 14 (17.95%) SAN
8 14 (17.95%) Oracle
8 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
8 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (16.67%) Office 365
9 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
10 12 (15.38%) Firewall
10 12 (15.38%) VPN
10 12 (15.38%) LAN
11 11 (14.10%) Unix
11 11 (14.10%) DNS
11 11 (14.10%) WAN
11 11 (14.10%) SQL
11 11 (14.10%) Service Management
11 11 (14.10%) DV Cleared
12 10 (12.82%) High Availability
12 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (12.82%) Windows 10

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 7 (8.97%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.41%) IIS
4 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.85%) nginx
4 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.56%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.28%) Confluence
6 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.28%) HipChat
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.28%) SAP CRM for Utilities
2 1 (1.28%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Office 365
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) SAN
2 12 (15.38%) Firewall
2 12 (15.38%) LAN
2 12 (15.38%) VPN
3 11 (14.10%) DNS
3 11 (14.10%) WAN
4 8 (10.26%) Intranet
4 8 (10.26%) Junos
5 6 (7.69%) DHCP
5 6 (7.69%) NAS
6 5 (6.41%) IPsec
6 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.13%) SSL
7 4 (5.13%) VoIP
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (3.85%) Internet
8 3 (3.85%) VLAN
9 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.26%) MySQL
4 7 (8.97%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.69%) Big Data
6 4 (5.13%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.56%) MS Access
8 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
1 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.28%) Ant
2 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.28%) Selenium
2 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.28%) TestNG
2 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Law
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Military
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.23%) Analyst
2 12 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 9 (11.54%) DBA
4 8 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Development Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Designer
8 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared DBA
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) .NET
1 5 (6.41%) Middleware
1 5 (6.41%) REST
1 5 (6.41%) XML
2 4 (5.13%) Qt
2 4 (5.13%) WSDL
2 4 (5.13%) XML Schema
3 3 (3.85%) Web Services
4 2 (2.56%) LDAP
4 2 (2.56%) OAuth
4 2 (2.56%) Universal Windows Platform
4 2 (2.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (1.28%) BAPI
5 1 (1.28%) JSON
5 1 (1.28%) LAMP
5 1 (1.28%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (1.28%) SAPUI5
5 1 (1.28%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (1.28%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (10.26%) Clustering
2 8 (10.26%) iPhone
2 8 (10.26%) Replication
2 8 (10.26%) Wiki
3 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.97%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.41%) DataPower
4 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.13%) 3D Printing
6 2 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.56%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.56%) Handset
6 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (1.28%) EPoS
7 1 (1.28%) NHS
7 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (47.44%) Windows
2 22 (28.21%) Linux
2 22 (28.21%) Windows Server
3 16 (20.51%) Windows 7
4 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (14.10%) Unix
7 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (12.82%) Windows 10
8 7 (8.97%) Android
8 7 (8.97%) Windows 8
9 6 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (5.13%) CentOS
11 3 (3.85%) Solaris
11 3 (3.85%) SUSE
11 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 11 (14.10%) Service Management
3 10 (12.82%) High Availability
4 9 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (10.26%) Data Security
5 8 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (10.26%) Task Automation
6 6 (7.69%) Computer Security
6 6 (7.69%) ITIL
6 6 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.41%) Migration
8 4 (5.13%) BPMN
8 4 (5.13%) Break/Fix
8 4 (5.13%) Defect Management
8 4 (5.13%) Microservices
8 4 (5.13%) Software Architecture
8 4 (5.13%) UML
8 4 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) Java
2 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.97%) C++
3 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.85%) Python
5 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.56%) C#
5 2 (2.56%) Perl
5 2 (2.56%) Rust
6 1 (1.28%) ABAP
6 1 (1.28%) C
6 1 (1.28%) F#
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) SAPscript
6 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.85%) CCNP
5 3 (3.85%) MCSE
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.28%) CCDP
7 1 (1.28%) CCIE
7 1 (1.28%) CCMSE
7 1 (1.28%) CCNA
7 1 (1.28%) CCSA
7 1 (1.28%) CCSE
7 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.28%) ISEB
7 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) JSP 440
1 2 (2.56%) QA
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.97%) vSphere
5 5 (6.41%) Docker
6 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.56%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.28%) Firmware
9 1 (1.28%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 8 (10.26%) HP ALM
2 6 (7.69%) ZENworks
3 5 (6.41%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.41%) SCCM
4 4 (5.13%) Nagios
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.56%) Netcool
5 2 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.56%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.56%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.56%) WSUS
6 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.28%) OpenView
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.28%) Puppet
6 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.28%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) VMware
2 18 (23.08%) Cisco
3 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
4 14 (17.95%) Oracle
5 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.97%) Sybase
6 6 (7.69%) IBM
6 6 (7.69%) Micro Focus
6 6 (7.69%) Novell
7 4 (5.13%) Citrix
7 4 (5.13%) Dell
7 4 (5.13%) EMC
7 4 (5.13%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.13%) Meridio
8 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.85%) F5
8 3 (3.85%) jetNEXUS
8 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.85%) Sophos
8 3 (3.85%) Veritas