Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 116 105
Rank change year-on-year -30 -11 +15
Contract jobs citing HP 62 88 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 1.61% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.79% 3.89% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 56
South West median daily rate £269 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.30% +9.23% +18.18%
10th Percentile £130 £183 £138
90th Percentile £525 £439 £438
England median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 27
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% -28.00%
England median hourly rate £16.00 £14.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.40% -23.03% +2.43%

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 2,223 2,263 2,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.14% 41.31% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,348 1,360 1,553
South West median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £236 £213 £211
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.55% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 100 149
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +52.17% +13.95%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.95 £11.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £47.50
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -17 25 £259 -21.89% 5
Wiltshire -2 21 £369 -1.67% 6
Gloucestershire +1 11 £212 -29.42% 3
Devon +9 2 £379 +16.64% 1
Somerset -9 1 £300 +26.32% 1
HP
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (59.68%) Windows
2 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
3 23 (37.10%) Windows Server
4 22 (35.48%) Windows 7
5 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (25.81%) Cisco
7 16 (25.81%) LAN
7 16 (25.81%) WAN
8 15 (24.19%) VMware
9 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
9 14 (22.58%) Linux
9 14 (22.58%) Office 365
10 13 (20.97%) SAN
11 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (16.13%) Android
12 10 (16.13%) Firewall
13 9 (14.52%) Blackberry
13 9 (14.52%) DNS
13 9 (14.52%) Windows 8
13 9 (14.52%) Windows 10
13 9 (14.52%) HP ALM
14 8 (12.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 8 (12.90%) Java
14 8 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (12.90%) Micro Focus
14 8 (12.90%) Novell
14 8 (12.90%) ZENworks
14 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure

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 8 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
3 3 (4.84%) IIS
3 3 (4.84%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.23%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.61%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM for Utilities
2 1 (1.61%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.61%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Office 365
2 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) LAN
1 16 (25.81%) WAN
2 13 (20.97%) SAN
3 10 (16.13%) Firewall
4 9 (14.52%) DNS
5 6 (9.68%) DHCP
6 5 (8.06%) NAS
7 4 (6.45%) VoIP
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.84%) IPsec
8 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.84%) VLAN
8 3 (4.84%) VPN
9 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.23%) Internet
9 2 (3.23%) Intranet
9 2 (3.23%) Junos
9 2 (3.23%) Wireless
9 2 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Blockchain
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MS Access
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) HP UFT
1 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.61%) Ant
2 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.61%) TestNG
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
1 5 (8.06%) Law
2 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Military
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Desktop Support
3 8 (12.90%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Development Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.06%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) IT Support
5 5 (8.06%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (6.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (4.84%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Qt
1 4 (6.45%) XML
2 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 3 (4.84%) Middleware
2 3 (4.84%) REST
3 2 (3.23%) LDAP
3 2 (3.23%) OAuth
3 2 (3.23%) Universal Windows Platform
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 2 (3.23%) WSDL
3 2 (3.23%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.61%) COM
4 1 (1.61%) JSON
4 1 (1.61%) SOAP
4 1 (1.61%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.61%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) 3D Printing
4 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.84%) DataPower
4 3 (4.84%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.23%) iPhone
5 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.23%) Wiki
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) CESG
6 1 (1.61%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.61%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 23 (37.10%) Windows Server
3 22 (35.48%) Windows 7
4 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (22.58%) Linux
7 10 (16.13%) Android
8 9 (14.52%) Windows 10
8 9 (14.52%) Windows 8
9 8 (12.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (4.84%) CentOS
10 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.84%) Solaris
10 3 (4.84%) Unix
11 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
11 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.68%) Computer Security
1 6 (9.68%) Document Management
1 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
1 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.45%) ITIL
3 4 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
4 3 (4.84%) Break/Fix
4 3 (4.84%) Defect Management
4 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.84%) Migration
4 3 (4.84%) Project Management
4 3 (4.84%) Service Management
4 3 (4.84%) Test Strategy
5 2 (3.23%) Change Management
5 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) Java
2 7 (11.29%) C++
3 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.84%) SQL
4 2 (3.23%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) Python
4 2 (3.23%) Rust
5 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.61%) F#
5 1 (1.61%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) CCNA
3 3 (4.84%) CCNP
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.23%) MCSE
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.61%) CCIE
5 1 (1.61%) CCSA
5 1 (1.61%) CCSE
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.61%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) JSP 440
1 2 (3.23%) QA
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.06%) Docker
4 5 (8.06%) vSphere
5 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.61%) Firmware
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.61%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) HP ALM
2 8 (12.90%) ZENworks
3 5 (8.06%) SCCM
4 4 (6.45%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (3.23%) Nagios
6 2 (3.23%) Netcool
6 2 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (3.23%) Unicenter
6 2 (3.23%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (3.23%) WSUS
7 1 (1.61%) Ansible
7 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.61%) OpenView
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.61%) Puppet
7 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) Cisco
3 15 (24.19%) VMware
4 8 (12.90%) Micro Focus
4 8 (12.90%) Novell
5 7 (11.29%) Meridio
6 6 (9.68%) Oracle
7 5 (8.06%) Hummingbird
7 5 (8.06%) iManage
7 5 (8.06%) OpenText
7 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.45%) Citrix
9 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.84%) EMC
9 3 (4.84%) IBM
9 3 (4.84%) Juniper
9 3 (4.84%) Sophos
10 2 (3.23%) F5
10 2 (3.23%) McAfee
10 2 (3.23%) NetApp