Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 114 94
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20 +19
Contract jobs citing HP 98 94 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.91% 1.78% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 5.19% 4.39% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 56 74
South West median daily rate £335 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £140 £120 £150
90th Percentile £498 £413 £443
England median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 13
South West median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +18.37% -38.75%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.40 £11.63
90th Percentile £17.50 £15.60 £31.00
England median hourly rate £15.12 £14.50 £21.34
% change year-on-year +4.29% -32.05% +34.53%

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 1,888 2,142 2,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.80% 40.61% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,121 1,369 1,552
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +4.73% -1.33%
10th Percentile £225 £206 £224
90th Percentile £556 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 126 146
South West median hourly rate £17.74 £38.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.92% +40.00% +36.24%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.25 £12.11
90th Percentile £46.00 £48.75 £47.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +9.11%

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 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -4 27 £285 -9.52% 4
Wiltshire +15 24 £450 +51.77% 4
Gloucestershire +15 18 £280 -17.65% 1
Somerset 0 9 £425 +254.17% 2
Dorset -1 9 £325 -6.14% 1
Devon -2 3 - - 4
HP
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 45 (45.92%) Windows
2 26 (26.53%) Firewall
3 25 (25.51%) Windows Server
4 24 (24.49%) Active Directory
5 22 (22.45%) Cisco
6 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 21 (21.43%) VMware
7 17 (17.35%) DNS
7 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (17.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (17.35%) Hyper-V
7 17 (17.35%) HP ALM
7 17 (17.35%) Office 365
8 16 (16.33%) Windows 7
8 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
9 15 (15.31%) Linux
9 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (13.27%) DHCP
11 13 (13.27%) Service Management
11 13 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (12.24%) XML
13 11 (11.22%) Dell
13 11 (11.22%) SAN
13 11 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (10.20%) Data Protection
14 10 (10.20%) SonicWALL
14 10 (10.20%) Software Testing
14 10 (10.20%) Sophos

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 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.10%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.04%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.35%) Office 365
2 6 (6.12%) IaaS
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.53%) Firewall
2 17 (17.35%) DNS
3 13 (13.27%) DHCP
4 11 (11.22%) SAN
5 9 (9.18%) LAN
5 9 (9.18%) WAN
6 7 (7.14%) HTTP
7 6 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (5.10%) Skype
9 4 (4.08%) SSL
9 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.08%) VPN
10 3 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.06%) Internet
11 2 (2.04%) BGP
11 2 (2.04%) EIGRP
11 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.04%) Intranet
11 2 (2.04%) MPLS
11 2 (2.04%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.02%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (1.02%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) JIRA
2 8 (8.16%) Ant
2 8 (8.16%) Eclipse
2 8 (8.16%) HP UFT
2 8 (8.16%) Selenium
2 8 (8.16%) SoapUI
3 7 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.14%) JUnit
3 7 (7.14%) Maven
3 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.02%) TestNG
General
1 8 (8.16%) Retail
2 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.10%) Finance
3 5 (5.10%) Law
4 1 (1.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (18.37%) Analyst
2 16 (16.33%) Support Engineer
3 15 (15.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Test Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.16%) Desktop Support
5 8 (8.16%) Test Manager
6 7 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Test Automation Manager
7 6 (6.12%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) ArcSight Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) IT Support
8 5 (5.10%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Test Leader
9 4 (4.08%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) XML
2 8 (8.16%) .NET
3 7 (7.14%) CSS
3 7 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 7 (7.14%) HTML
3 7 (7.14%) jQuery
3 7 (7.14%) REST
3 7 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.08%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.06%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) AS400
7 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.02%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.02%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.02%) iPad
7 1 (1.02%) iPhone
7 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.02%) NHS
7 1 (1.02%) Tandem
7 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.92%) Windows
2 25 (25.51%) Windows Server
3 17 (17.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (16.33%) Windows 7
5 15 (15.31%) Linux
5 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.18%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.12%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.08%) Android
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.02%) Unix
10 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.27%) Service Management
2 13 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (10.20%) Data Protection
3 10 (10.20%) Software Testing
4 9 (9.18%) Waterfall
5 8 (8.16%) Migration
5 8 (8.16%) Test Automation
6 7 (7.14%) BDD
6 7 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (7.14%) TDD
6 7 (7.14%) Time Management
7 6 (6.12%) API Testing
7 6 (6.12%) Defect Management
7 6 (6.12%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.12%) SIEM
7 6 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (6.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) SQL
2 8 (8.16%) Java
3 7 (7.14%) C#
3 7 (7.14%) C++
3 7 (7.14%) Groovy
3 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.14%) Python
3 7 (7.14%) Ruby
3 7 (7.14%) VBScript
4 6 (6.12%) Jython
5 4 (4.08%) C
6 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.02%) F#
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.16%) CISSP
3 8 (8.16%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.14%) CCNA
4 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (6.12%) ISEB
6 5 (5.10%) MCSA
7 4 (4.08%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (4.08%) MCITP
8 2 (2.04%) CISM
9 1 (1.02%) CCIE
9 1 (1.02%) CCNP
9 1 (1.02%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.02%) MCSE
9 1 (1.02%) MCTS
9 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) GDPR
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) SLA
3 2 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.35%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.08%) vSphere
6 4 (4.08%) XenApp
7 2 (2.04%) Firmware
7 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (17.35%) HP ALM
2 10 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (7.14%) CA Service Virtualization
3 7 (7.14%) WSUS
4 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (5.10%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.06%) SCCM
6 3 (3.06%) ZENworks
7 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.02%) Control-M
7 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.02%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.02%) OfficeScan
7 1 (1.02%) SCOM
7 1 (1.02%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Cisco
2 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.43%) VMware
3 11 (11.22%) Dell
4 10 (10.20%) IBM
4 10 (10.20%) SonicWALL
4 10 (10.20%) Sophos
5 8 (8.16%) Remedy
6 7 (7.14%) CA
6 7 (7.14%) Micro Focus
7 6 (6.12%) ArcSight
7 6 (6.12%) FireEye
7 6 (6.12%) McAfee
7 6 (6.12%) Symantec
8 5 (5.10%) Bluefish Communications
8 5 (5.10%) BMC
8 5 (5.10%) Citrix
8 5 (5.10%) MuleSoft
9 4 (4.08%) Avaya
9 4 (4.08%) Veeam