Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 124 122
Rank change year-on-year +40 -2 -7
Contract jobs citing HP 155 79 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.48% 1.49% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 5.98% 4.01% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 46 51
South West median daily rate £425 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.90% -25.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £224 £130 £120
90th Percentile £589 £425 £435
England median daily rate £400 £359 £375
% change year-on-year +11.42% -4.27% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 3
South West median hourly rate £13.70 £63.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.51% +355.36% +9.91%
10th Percentile £9.41 £16.94 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.75 £187.50 £15.35
England median hourly rate £15.40 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.41% +17.24% -29.35%

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 2,593 1,968 2,289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.42% 37.03% 41.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,575 1,154 1,388
South West median daily rate £443 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.04% +1.28% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £222 £213
90th Percentile £625 £542 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 116 112
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £31.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.65% -21.02% +57.00%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.51 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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 -2 46 £450 +28.57% 3
Gloucestershire -3 30 £500 +96.08% 7
Bristol -7 30 £355 +37.20% 11
Dorset +14 15 £325 - 1
Somerset +10 14 £400 +153.97%
Devon -1 10 £585 +54.33% 1
Cornwall - 8 £350 -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 50 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 48 (30.97%) Windows
3 41 (26.45%) Cisco
4 38 (24.52%) Microsoft
5 37 (23.87%) Active Directory
6 34 (21.94%) VMware
7 32 (20.65%) DV Cleared
8 31 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 27 (17.42%) Linux
10 26 (16.77%) WSUS
11 24 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (14.84%) NHS
12 23 (14.84%) Java
12 23 (14.84%) SQL
13 21 (13.55%) Data Centre
14 20 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (12.90%) Oracle
14 20 (12.90%) VPN
14 20 (12.90%) DNS
15 19 (12.26%) DHCP
16 18 (11.61%) SQL Server
16 18 (11.61%) Firewall
16 18 (11.61%) HP ALM
17 17 (10.97%) Windows Server
17 17 (10.97%) Hyper-V
17 17 (10.97%) VMware ESXi
17 17 (10.97%) Dell
17 17 (10.97%) Test Management
17 17 (10.97%) SCCM

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 15 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
1 15 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.45%) Confluence
3 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.23%) IIS
3 5 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.58%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.52%) BASE24
2 1 (0.65%) Actimize
2 1 (0.65%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.10%) Office 365
2 6 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.90%) DNS
1 20 (12.90%) VPN
2 19 (12.26%) DHCP
3 18 (11.61%) Firewall
4 16 (10.32%) LAN
5 15 (9.68%) SAN
5 15 (9.68%) WAN
6 10 (6.45%) Wireless
7 8 (5.16%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (5.16%) VoIP
8 7 (4.52%) NAS
9 6 (3.87%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.23%) BIG-IP
10 5 (3.23%) WebEx
11 3 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (1.94%) Network Security
12 2 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.29%) Internet
12 2 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.10%) MongoDB
2 11 (7.10%) NonStop SQL
3 10 (6.45%) MySQL
3 10 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.52%) Big Data
5 7 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (9.68%) JIRA
2 14 (9.03%) HP UFT
3 13 (8.39%) Metasploit
4 10 (6.45%) LoadRunner
5 8 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.87%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.87%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.58%) JMeter
8 3 (1.94%) Selenium
9 2 (1.29%) Burp Suite
9 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.65%) Appium
10 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.65%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.65%) JUnit
10 1 (0.65%) Maven
10 1 (0.65%) TestRail
10 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (9.68%) Finance
2 6 (3.87%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.29%) Law
4 2 (1.29%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (17.42%) Analyst
2 17 (10.97%) Tester
3 16 (10.32%) Developer
4 15 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.39%) Test Analyst
6 10 (6.45%) DBA
7 9 (5.81%) Designer
8 8 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Infrastructure Designer
8 8 (5.16%) Penetration Tester
9 7 (4.52%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.87%) Administrator
10 6 (3.87%) Applications Developer
10 6 (3.87%) Floorwalker
10 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) IT Floorwalker
10 6 (3.87%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.10%) Gherkin
2 9 (5.81%) Web Services
3 8 (5.16%) .NET
4 2 (1.29%) XML
5 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.65%) Django
5 1 (0.65%) HTML
5 1 (0.65%) JSON
5 1 (0.65%) Middleware
5 1 (0.65%) REST
5 1 (0.65%) SOAP
5 1 (0.65%) WSDL
5 1 (0.65%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.84%) NHS
2 21 (13.55%) Data Centre
3 20 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.39%) User Experience
5 10 (6.45%) Clustering
5 10 (6.45%) Driving Licence
5 10 (6.45%) Replication
6 7 (4.52%) Tandem
7 5 (3.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 4 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.94%) iPad
9 3 (1.94%) PKI
10 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.65%) DataPower
11 1 (0.65%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.65%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.65%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.97%) Windows
2 27 (17.42%) Linux
3 17 (10.97%) Windows Server
4 12 (7.74%) Unix
4 12 (7.74%) Windows 7
4 12 (7.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.81%) HPUX
7 8 (5.16%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.65%) CentOS
8 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (10.97%) Test Management
4 16 (10.32%) ITIL
5 15 (9.68%) Defect Management
5 15 (9.68%) Migration
5 15 (9.68%) Test Scripting
6 12 (7.74%) Mentoring
7 11 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (7.10%) High Availability
7 11 (7.10%) Task Automation
8 10 (6.45%) Data Security
8 10 (6.45%) Open Source
8 10 (6.45%) Service Management
9 9 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (5.81%) Psychology
9 9 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (5.81%) Security Testing
9 9 (5.81%) Software Engineering
9 9 (5.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 23 (14.84%) Java
2 23 (14.84%) SQL
3 15 (9.68%) C#
3 15 (9.68%) VB
4 14 (9.03%) C
5 10 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 9 (5.81%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.52%) Python
8 4 (2.58%) VBScript
9 2 (1.29%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.65%) C++
10 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 32 (20.65%) DV Cleared
3 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (9.03%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.10%) MCP
5 10 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (5.81%) CCNP
6 9 (5.81%) OCP
6 9 (5.81%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (5.81%) SAP Certification
7 8 (5.16%) CCNA
8 7 (4.52%) ISTQB
9 5 (3.23%) MCSE
9 5 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.58%) ISEB
11 2 (1.29%) CCDP
11 2 (1.29%) CEH
11 2 (1.29%) CISSP
11 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.81%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 37 (23.87%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.97%) Hyper-V
2 17 (10.97%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (4.52%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.87%) vSphere
7 5 (3.23%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.23%) XenApp
8 4 (2.58%) Firmware
9 2 (1.29%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.29%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.65%) Docker
10 1 (0.65%) Gluster
10 1 (0.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (16.77%) WSUS
2 18 (11.61%) HP ALM
3 17 (10.97%) SCCM
4 15 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (8.39%) Nessus
5 13 (8.39%) Nmap
5 13 (8.39%) Red Hat Satellite
6 11 (7.10%) SCOM
7 10 (6.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 8 (5.16%) NetBackup
9 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (3.23%) vCenter Server
10 4 (2.58%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (1.29%) AirWatch
11 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (1.29%) Nexpose
12 1 (0.65%) Ansible
12 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (26.45%) Cisco
2 38 (24.52%) Microsoft
3 34 (21.94%) VMware
4 20 (12.90%) Oracle
5 17 (10.97%) Dell
6 16 (10.32%) Red Hat
7 14 (9.03%) CheckPoint
8 13 (8.39%) Aruba
8 13 (8.39%) BMC
8 13 (8.39%) F5
8 13 (8.39%) Tripwire
9 12 (7.74%) Juniper
10 11 (7.10%) NetApp
11 10 (6.45%) Citrix
12 9 (5.81%) SAP
13 8 (5.16%) Remedy
14 7 (4.52%) Gemalto
14 7 (4.52%) Palo Alto
14 7 (4.52%) Sybase
15 6 (3.87%) Blue Coat