Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 96 100
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -36
Contract jobs citing HP 105 119 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.87% 2.05% 2.01%
As % of the Vendors category 4.70% 4.87% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 78
South West median daily rate £370 £298 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.06% +10.98% -20.37%
10th Percentile £146 £155 £161
90th Percentile £500 £443 £425
England median daily rate £360 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 12
South West median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -13.60% -13.19%
10th Percentile £10.13 £11.48 £10.23
90th Percentile £17.70 £28.70 £23.13
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.73% -25.00% +11.89%

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 2234 2444 2695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.76% 42.09% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1533 1683
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £211
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 163 153
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.25 £11.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £49.84
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

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 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 0 37 £338 +46.74% 2
Wiltshire -8 23 £450 +52.37%
Somerset +6 18 £238 -31.16%
Gloucestershire -9 12 £363 -3.33% 1
Devon 0 5 £125 -
Dorset +3 3 £400 +23.08%
Cornwall -9 3 £335 -4.29%
HP
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for HP.

1 28 (26.67%) Cisco
2 25 (23.81%) Windows
3 22 (20.95%) Firewall
4 20 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 19 (18.10%) WAN
6 18 (17.14%) LAN
7 17 (16.19%) Linux
7 17 (16.19%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (15.24%) ITIL
9 15 (14.29%) SQL
9 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 14 (13.33%) Service Management
11 13 (12.38%) Finance
11 13 (12.38%) JIRA
11 13 (12.38%) Windows Server
12 12 (11.43%) VMware
12 12 (11.43%) Dell
12 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (10.48%) SAN
13 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
14 10 (9.52%) Test Automation
14 10 (9.52%) Selenium
14 10 (9.52%) DNS
14 10 (9.52%) Software Testing
15 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
15 9 (8.57%) Oracle
15 9 (8.57%) Java
15 9 (8.57%) Veritas
15 9 (8.57%) Firmware

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 5 (4.76%) Apache
1 5 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.86%) iPlanet
3 3 (2.86%) JBoss
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.86%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.95%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.95%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (2.86%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.90%) Maximo
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.76%) Office 365
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.95%) Firewall
2 19 (18.10%) WAN
3 18 (17.14%) LAN
4 11 (10.48%) SAN
5 10 (9.52%) DNS
6 8 (7.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (7.62%) VPN
7 6 (5.71%) DHCP
7 6 (5.71%) NAS
8 5 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.81%) HTTP
9 4 (3.81%) VLAN
9 4 (3.81%) VoIP
9 4 (3.81%) Wireless
10 3 (2.86%) MPLS
10 3 (2.86%) Skype
10 3 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.95%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (12.38%) JIRA
2 10 (9.52%) Selenium
3 8 (7.62%) SoapUI
4 7 (6.67%) Ant
4 7 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 7 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.76%) TestRail
7 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.81%) JUnit
7 4 (3.81%) Maven
8 3 (2.86%) JMeter
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (2.86%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.86%) TestNG
8 3 (2.86%) Toad
9 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (12.38%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.86%) Billing
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.95%) German Language
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (26.67%) Analyst
2 14 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 11 (10.48%) Network Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Consultant
4 8 (7.62%) Tester
5 6 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Break Fix Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Systems Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) IT Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Operational Security Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Performance Tester
7 4 (3.81%) Security Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Security Operations Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.62%) .NET
2 6 (5.71%) SOAP
3 5 (4.76%) CSS
3 5 (4.76%) Web Services
3 5 (4.76%) XML
4 4 (3.81%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.81%) HTML
4 4 (3.81%) J2EE
4 4 (3.81%) jQuery
4 4 (3.81%) REST
5 1 (0.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Clustering
1 6 (5.71%) Replication
2 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) User Experience
5 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.95%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.95%) iPad
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.81%) Windows
2 17 (16.19%) Linux
3 13 (12.38%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.67%) Unix
6 6 (5.71%) Windows 10
6 6 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.81%) HPUX
8 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.81%) Solaris
9 3 (2.86%) AIX
10 2 (1.90%) SUSE
10 2 (1.90%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.95%) Android
11 1 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.24%) ITIL
3 14 (13.33%) Service Management
4 10 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 10 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 9 (8.57%) Break/Fix
5 9 (8.57%) Test Scripting
5 9 (8.57%) Test Strategy
6 8 (7.62%) SIEM
6 8 (7.62%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 7 (6.67%) DNA
7 7 (6.67%) Network Management
7 7 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.71%) Capacity Management
8 6 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.71%) High Availability
8 6 (5.71%) Load Testing
8 6 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.71%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.29%) SQL
2 9 (8.57%) Java
3 5 (4.76%) VBScript
4 4 (3.81%) C#
4 4 (3.81%) C++
4 4 (3.81%) Groovy
4 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.81%) Python
4 4 (3.81%) Ruby
5 3 (2.86%) F#
5 3 (2.86%) Jython
5 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.95%) C-shell
7 1 (0.95%) Korn
7 1 (0.95%) Perl
7 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 8 (7.62%) CISSP
5 7 (6.67%) ISTQB
6 6 (5.71%) CCNA
7 5 (4.76%) CCNP
8 4 (3.81%) ISEB
9 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.90%) Degree
10 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.95%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.95%) MCTS
11 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.95%) PMP
11 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) GDPR
2 2 (1.90%) IFRS
2 2 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.57%) Firmware
3 8 (7.62%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.76%) vSphere
6 4 (3.81%) ISA Server
6 4 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.86%) KVM
7 3 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.95%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.95%) Samba
9 1 (0.95%) XenApp
9 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (7.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.81%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (3.81%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.81%) SCOM
3 3 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.86%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.90%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.90%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.90%) SCCM
4 2 (1.90%) vRealize
5 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.95%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.95%) OpenView
5 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.95%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 28 (26.67%) Cisco
2 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.43%) Dell
3 12 (11.43%) VMware
4 9 (8.57%) Oracle
4 9 (8.57%) Veritas
5 8 (7.62%) ArcSight
5 8 (7.62%) FireEye
5 8 (7.62%) McAfee
5 8 (7.62%) Symantec
6 7 (6.67%) Bluefish Communications
6 7 (6.67%) IBM
7 6 (5.71%) CA
7 6 (5.71%) Citrix
8 5 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.76%) EMC
8 5 (4.76%) Hitachi
8 5 (4.76%) Juniper
8 5 (4.76%) NetApp
8 5 (4.76%) Red Hat