Period
to 15 February 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 15 February 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 95 96
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 -13
Contract jobs citing HP 127 108 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.98% 2.07% 2.18%
As % of the Vendors category 4.63% 5.58% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 70 69
South West median daily rate £388 £319 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.57% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £95 £130 £120
90th Percentile £525 £500 £418
England median daily rate £388 £350 £359
% change year-on-year +10.71% -2.37% -4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 21
South West median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% -1.82%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.20 £12.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £18.10 £16.00
England median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% -32.56%

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 2,743 1,937 2,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.87% 37.19% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,658 1,197 1,437
South West median daily rate £427 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.81% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £270 £204 £185
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 94 150
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £24.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% +7.72% -23.37%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.96 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.50 £46.08
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 15 February 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 15 February 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 15 February 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
Gloucestershire +17 47 £483 +65.13% 6
Wiltshire -20 41 £365 -27.00% 5
Bristol -33 18 £288 -6.12% 14
Dorset +9 9 £398 +22.31% 3
Devon +3 9 £363 +190.00%
HP
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 41 (32.28%) Windows
2 39 (30.71%) Security Cleared
3 33 (25.98%) Active Directory
4 30 (23.62%) HP ALM
5 28 (22.05%) DV Cleared
6 27 (21.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (18.11%) Linux
9 22 (17.32%) SQL Server
9 22 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (16.54%) EMC
11 19 (14.96%) NetApp
12 18 (14.17%) IBM
12 18 (14.17%) Data Protection
12 18 (14.17%) HP Storage
13 17 (13.39%) Brocade
13 17 (13.39%) VMware
14 16 (12.60%) VPN
14 16 (12.60%) Cisco
14 16 (12.60%) Internet
14 16 (12.60%) High Availability
14 16 (12.60%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (11.81%) NAS
15 15 (11.81%) Defect Management
15 15 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (11.81%) Service Management
15 15 (11.81%) SQL
16 14 (11.02%) .NET
16 14 (11.02%) Oracle
16 14 (11.02%) XML

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 9 (7.09%) Apache
1 9 (7.09%) IIS
2 7 (5.51%) nginx
3 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.79%) StreamWeaver
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.57%) SPSS
3 1 (0.79%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) BASE24
1 1 (0.79%) Exstream
1 1 (0.79%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.24%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.15%) Office 365
4 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) Internet
1 16 (12.60%) VPN
2 15 (11.81%) NAS
3 14 (11.02%) DNS
3 14 (11.02%) iSCSI
4 13 (10.24%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (8.66%) Firewall
6 10 (7.87%) SAN
7 8 (6.30%) IPsec
7 8 (6.30%) SSL
8 7 (5.51%) Intranet
8 7 (5.51%) Junos
9 6 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.94%) DHCP
10 5 (3.94%) LAN
11 4 (3.15%) VoIP
12 3 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (2.36%) WAN
12 3 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.45%) MongoDB
2 12 (9.45%) MySQL
3 11 (8.66%) Oracle Database
3 11 (8.66%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (7.87%) Big Data
5 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) SoapUI
2 6 (4.72%) HP UFT
2 6 (4.72%) JMeter
3 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.36%) Selenium
4 2 (1.57%) JIRA
4 2 (1.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (7.87%) Finance
2 2 (1.57%) Banking
2 2 (1.57%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (12.60%) Analyst
2 15 (11.81%) Designer
3 13 (10.24%) DBA
4 11 (8.66%) Desktop Support
4 11 (8.66%) Storage Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.30%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 8 (6.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Administrator
8 7 (5.51%) Automation Tester
8 7 (5.51%) BPM Designer
8 7 (5.51%) Consultant
8 7 (5.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) DV Cleared DBA
8 7 (5.51%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.02%) .NET
1 14 (11.02%) Middleware
1 14 (11.02%) REST
1 14 (11.02%) WSDL
1 14 (11.02%) XML
1 14 (11.02%) XML Schema
2 9 (7.09%) Web Services
3 2 (1.57%) BAPI
3 2 (1.57%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (1.57%) SAPUI5
3 2 (1.57%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.79%) LAMP
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.79%) SOAP
4 1 (0.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.17%) HP Storage
3 14 (11.02%) DataPower
4 13 (10.24%) Clustering
4 13 (10.24%) Replication
5 12 (9.45%) Data Centre
6 8 (6.30%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (5.51%) iPhone
7 7 (5.51%) NHS
7 7 (5.51%) Wiki
8 4 (3.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 3 (2.36%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.36%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (2.36%) EMC VNX
9 3 (2.36%) Handset
10 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.57%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.28%) Windows
2 23 (18.11%) Linux
3 14 (11.02%) Unix
4 13 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (10.24%) Windows Server
5 11 (8.66%) Windows 10
5 11 (8.66%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.87%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.51%) SUSE
8 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.57%) Android
10 2 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.79%) CentOS
11 1 (0.79%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.79%) Solaris
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.17%) Data Protection
4 16 (12.60%) High Availability
4 16 (12.60%) Root Cause Analysis
5 15 (11.81%) Defect Management
5 15 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (11.81%) Service Management
6 14 (11.02%) Microservices
6 14 (11.02%) Software Architecture
7 13 (10.24%) BPMN
7 13 (10.24%) Data Security
7 13 (10.24%) Sequence Diagram
7 13 (10.24%) Storage Management
7 13 (10.24%) UML
7 13 (10.24%) Use Case
8 12 (9.45%) Load Balancing
8 12 (9.45%) Task Automation
9 11 (8.66%) ITIL
10 9 (7.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.81%) SQL
2 12 (9.45%) PowerShell
2 12 (9.45%) Shell Script
3 7 (5.51%) VB
3 7 (5.51%) VBScript
4 2 (1.57%) ABAP
4 2 (1.57%) C
4 2 (1.57%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.79%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) COBOL
5 1 (0.79%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) JCL
5 1 (0.79%) Perl
5 1 (0.79%) Python
5 1 (0.79%) REXX
Qualifications
1 39 (30.71%) Security Cleared
2 28 (22.05%) DV Cleared
3 12 (9.45%) Degree
4 9 (7.09%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.09%) SNIA Certification
5 8 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.72%) CCNP
7 5 (3.94%) MCSE
7 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.15%) CCNA
8 4 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.57%) CCDP
9 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.79%) CCMSE
10 1 (0.79%) CCSA
10 1 (0.79%) CCSE
10 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.79%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (25.98%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.24%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.51%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.51%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (5.51%) vSphere
5 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.36%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.36%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.57%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.57%) UAG
7 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.79%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.79%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.79%) XenApp
8 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (23.62%) HP ALM
2 13 (10.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 9 (7.09%) Tivoli
4 8 (6.30%) Nagios
5 5 (3.94%) SCCM
6 4 (3.15%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.57%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.79%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.79%) Netcool
8 1 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.79%) SCOM
8 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.79%) WSUS
8 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (16.54%) EMC
2 19 (14.96%) NetApp
3 18 (14.17%) IBM
4 17 (13.39%) Brocade
4 17 (13.39%) VMware
5 16 (12.60%) Cisco
6 14 (11.02%) Oracle
7 13 (10.24%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.66%) Sybase
8 11 (8.66%) Veritas
9 10 (7.87%) Red Hat
10 9 (7.09%) Dell
10 9 (7.09%) Fortinet
11 8 (6.30%) SolarWinds
12 7 (5.51%) jetNEXUS
13 5 (3.94%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.94%) F5
14 4 (3.15%) Scality
15 3 (2.36%) Adobe
16 2 (1.57%) SAP