Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 91 89
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing HP 114 116 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.17% 2.17% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 5.81% 5.30% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 86
South West median daily rate £350 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +16.36% -16.67%
10th Percentile £140 £150 £168
90th Percentile £500 £410 £425
England median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year -1.41% -5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 9
South West median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -14.29% -21.25%
10th Percentile £10.13 £11.63 £10.13
90th Percentile £16.92 £15.70 £20.15
England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +3.45% -32.71% +23.85%

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 1,962 2,188 2,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.29% 40.98% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,218 1,387 1,598
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £210 £178 £213
90th Percentile £575 £535 £503
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 163 139
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £23.28 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.97% -15.36% +37.09%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.63 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.60 £48.00
England median hourly rate £17.49 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.06% -2.78% +9.09%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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
Bristol -7 29 £313 +20.19% 4
Wiltshire +8 24 £488 +68.83% 3
Somerset +16 21 £313 -9.42% 5
Gloucestershire +4 20 £300 -17.81% 4
Dorset -2 8 £350 +2.94% 9
Devon +8 6 £125 - 1
HP
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 36 (31.58%) Windows
2 29 (25.44%) Cisco
3 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (19.30%) Firewall
5 21 (18.42%) Active Directory
6 20 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (16.67%) Service Management
7 19 (16.67%) SQL
8 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 18 (15.79%) JIRA
9 17 (14.91%) Windows Server
10 16 (14.04%) Linux
11 14 (12.28%) Dell
12 13 (11.40%) DNS
12 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (11.40%) VMware
12 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
13 12 (10.53%) Test Automation
13 12 (10.53%) Selenium
13 12 (10.53%) ITIL
13 12 (10.53%) CISSP
13 12 (10.53%) SAN
14 11 (9.65%) LAN
14 11 (9.65%) WAN
14 11 (9.65%) Java
14 11 (9.65%) Telecoms
15 10 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (8.77%) .NET
15 10 (8.77%) Visual Studio
15 10 (8.77%) SOAP

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 6 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.51%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.75%) Apache
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.75%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Office 365
2 4 (3.51%) IaaS
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.30%) Firewall
2 13 (11.40%) DNS
3 12 (10.53%) SAN
4 11 (9.65%) LAN
4 11 (9.65%) WAN
5 10 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (7.02%) DHCP
6 8 (7.02%) HTTP
7 5 (4.39%) NAS
7 5 (4.39%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (4.39%) VPN
8 4 (3.51%) Skype
8 4 (3.51%) VoIP
9 3 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.63%) VLAN
10 2 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.75%) Junos
10 2 (1.75%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.88%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.88%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (15.79%) JIRA
2 12 (10.53%) Selenium
3 10 (8.77%) SoapUI
3 10 (8.77%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.89%) Ant
4 9 (7.89%) Eclipse
4 9 (7.89%) HP UFT
5 8 (7.02%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.02%) Jenkins
5 8 (7.02%) JUnit
5 8 (7.02%) Maven
6 6 (5.26%) LoadRunner
7 5 (4.39%) TestRail
8 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.63%) JMeter
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.88%) TestNG
10 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 11 (9.65%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (20.18%) Analyst
2 14 (12.28%) Support Engineer
3 11 (9.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (9.65%) Network Engineer
4 10 (8.77%) Test Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Consultant
6 8 (7.02%) Desktop Support
7 7 (6.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Test Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Break Fix Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Test Automation Manager
9 5 (4.39%) ArcSight Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Operational Security Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Security Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) .NET
1 10 (8.77%) SOAP
2 9 (7.89%) CSS
2 9 (7.89%) XML
3 8 (7.02%) Gherkin
3 8 (7.02%) HTML
3 8 (7.02%) jQuery
3 8 (7.02%) REST
4 3 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (0.88%) J2EE
5 1 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.26%) Replication
3 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.63%) Clustering
5 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.63%) User Experience
6 2 (1.75%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.75%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.88%) AS400
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.58%) Windows
2 17 (14.91%) Windows Server
3 16 (14.04%) Linux
4 9 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.02%) Windows 10
5 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.39%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.51%) Unix
8 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.88%) Android
9 1 (0.88%) HPUX
9 1 (0.88%) Solaris
9 1 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.67%) Service Management
3 12 (10.53%) ITIL
3 12 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 10 (8.77%) Break/Fix
4 10 (8.77%) SIEM
4 10 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (8.77%) Waterfall
5 9 (7.89%) Business Transformation
5 9 (7.89%) DNA
5 9 (7.89%) Software Testing
6 8 (7.02%) BDD
6 8 (7.02%) Data Protection
6 8 (7.02%) TDD
7 6 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 6 (5.26%) Migration
7 6 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.39%) Manual Testing
8 5 (4.39%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.39%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.67%) SQL
2 11 (9.65%) Java
3 8 (7.02%) C#
3 8 (7.02%) C++
3 8 (7.02%) Groovy
3 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.02%) Python
3 8 (7.02%) Ruby
3 8 (7.02%) VBScript
4 7 (6.14%) Jython
5 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.63%) C
7 1 (0.88%) F#
7 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.53%) CISSP
4 10 (8.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.02%) CCNA
7 5 (4.39%) ISEB
8 4 (3.51%) CCNP
9 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.75%) CISM
10 2 (1.75%) Degree
10 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.88%) MCITP
11 1 (0.88%) MCTS
11 1 (0.88%) PMP
11 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) SLA
2 5 (4.39%) GDPR
3 3 (2.63%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.89%) Firmware
4 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.51%) vSphere
6 3 (2.63%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.75%) XenApp
8 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (7.02%) CA Service Virtualization
3 5 (4.39%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.51%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (2.63%) SCOM
5 3 (2.63%) WSUS
6 2 (1.75%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.75%) SCCM
6 2 (1.75%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.88%) Control-M
7 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.88%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 29 (25.44%) Cisco
2 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.28%) Dell
4 13 (11.40%) VMware
5 10 (8.77%) ArcSight
5 10 (8.77%) FireEye
5 10 (8.77%) McAfee
5 10 (8.77%) Remedy
5 10 (8.77%) Symantec
6 9 (7.89%) Bluefish Communications
6 9 (7.89%) IBM
7 8 (7.02%) CA
7 8 (7.02%) SonicWALL
8 7 (6.14%) Citrix
8 7 (6.14%) Sophos
9 6 (5.26%) NetApp
9 6 (5.26%) Veritas
10 5 (4.39%) BMC
10 5 (4.39%) Hitachi
10 5 (4.39%) Micro Focus