Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 114 115
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +9
Contract jobs citing HP 80 88 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.51% 1.60% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 4.07% 3.86% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 53 52
South West median daily rate £263 £350 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +17.25% -8.15%
10th Percentile £130 £120 £152
90th Percentile £450 £434 £425
England median daily rate £360 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -4.00% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 17
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% +7.75% -34.48%
10th Percentile £16.37 £12.68 £11.63
90th Percentile £187.50 £15.43 £43.60
England median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £20.53
% change year-on-year +17.24% -29.35% +17.29%

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 1,964 2,281 2,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.99% 41.42% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,154 1,384 1,607
South West median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £220 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 112 139
South West median hourly rate £29.50 £39.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.84% +57.00% +24.24%
10th Percentile £11.51 £13.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £47.00 £52.50 £47.16
England median hourly rate £17.54 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.18% -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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -7 30 £259 -20.38% 3
Wiltshire +21 22 £350 -1.75% 2
Gloucestershire +14 15 £255 -20.31% 3
Devon +10 4 £379 +215.89% 2
Somerset -1 3 £185 +54.17% 1
Dorset -4 2 - - 3
HP
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 50 (62.50%) Windows
2 35 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 29 (36.25%) Windows Server
4 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 22 (27.50%) VMware
5 22 (27.50%) Security Cleared
6 21 (26.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (26.25%) Windows 7
6 21 (26.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (25.00%) DNS
7 20 (25.00%) Cisco
7 20 (25.00%) SAN
8 19 (23.75%) Firewall
9 17 (21.25%) Hyper-V
10 16 (20.00%) DHCP
10 16 (20.00%) Office 365
11 15 (18.75%) LAN
11 15 (18.75%) WAN
12 12 (15.00%) Linux
12 12 (15.00%) Windows 8
12 12 (15.00%) HP ALM
13 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
14 10 (12.50%) DV Cleared
14 10 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
15 9 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (10.00%) Retail
16 8 (10.00%) Java

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 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.00%) Apache
3 4 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.75%) IIS
4 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.50%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.50%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.25%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Office 365
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.50%) IaaS
5 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) DNS
1 20 (25.00%) SAN
2 19 (23.75%) Firewall
3 16 (20.00%) DHCP
4 15 (18.75%) LAN
4 15 (18.75%) WAN
5 5 (6.25%) NAS
5 5 (6.25%) VPN
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.00%) Internet
6 4 (5.00%) Skype
6 4 (5.00%) SSL
6 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.75%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.75%) Intranet
7 3 (3.75%) IPsec
7 3 (3.75%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.75%) VLAN
7 3 (3.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) Blockchain
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) MS Access
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Ant
1 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.50%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.50%) Selenium
1 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) JUnit
2 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.25%) Maven
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) TestNG
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.00%) Retail
2 5 (6.25%) Law
3 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Military
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Analyst
2 11 (13.75%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Development Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) IT Support
6 6 (7.50%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) XML
2 4 (5.00%) Qt
3 2 (2.50%) .NET
3 2 (2.50%) LDAP
3 2 (2.50%) OAuth
3 2 (2.50%) Universal Windows Platform
3 2 (2.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.25%) COM
4 1 (1.25%) CSS
4 1 (1.25%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.25%) HTML
4 1 (1.25%) jQuery
4 1 (1.25%) REST
4 1 (1.25%) SOAP
4 1 (1.25%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 4 (5.00%) 3D Printing
4 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.50%) iPhone
4 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.50%) Wiki
5 1 (1.25%) CESG
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.25%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (62.50%) Windows
2 29 (36.25%) Windows Server
3 21 (26.25%) Windows 7
3 21 (26.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (26.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (15.00%) Linux
4 12 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 8 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.50%) Android
7 4 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.75%) CentOS
8 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.75%) Solaris
8 3 (3.75%) Unix
8 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
1 9 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (8.75%) Incident Management
4 6 (7.50%) API Testing
4 6 (7.50%) Computer Security
4 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.50%) Data Protection
4 6 (7.50%) Defect Management
4 6 (7.50%) Demand Management
4 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
4 6 (7.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.25%) Document Management
5 5 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 5 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) Java
2 7 (8.75%) C++
3 5 (6.25%) SQL
4 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.75%) C#
6 2 (2.50%) C
6 2 (2.50%) Python
6 2 (2.50%) Rust
7 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.25%) F#
7 1 (1.25%) Groovy
7 1 (1.25%) Jython
7 1 (1.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.25%) PHP
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.25%) ISEB
5 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.00%) ISTQB
6 4 (5.00%) MCSA
7 3 (3.75%) CCNA
7 3 (3.75%) MCITP
8 2 (2.50%) MCSE
9 1 (1.25%) APMP
9 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.25%) CCIE
9 1 (1.25%) CCNP
9 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.25%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
3 2 (2.50%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.25%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.75%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (6.25%) Docker
5 5 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.25%) vSphere
6 3 (3.75%) Firmware
6 3 (3.75%) ISA Server
6 3 (3.75%) XenApp
7 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) HP ALM
2 10 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (8.75%) WSUS
4 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (6.25%) SCCM
6 4 (5.00%) Backup Exec
6 4 (5.00%) ZENworks
7 3 (3.75%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.50%) Nagios
8 2 (2.50%) Netcool
8 2 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.50%) Unicenter
8 2 (2.50%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.25%) Ansible
9 1 (1.25%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (1.25%) vMotion
9 1 (1.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 22 (27.50%) VMware
3 20 (25.00%) Cisco
4 7 (8.75%) Citrix
4 7 (8.75%) Meridio
5 6 (7.50%) Dell
5 6 (7.50%) Sophos
6 5 (6.25%) Hummingbird
6 5 (6.25%) iManage
6 5 (6.25%) MuleSoft
6 5 (6.25%) OpenText
6 5 (6.25%) Oracle
7 4 (5.00%) IBM
7 4 (5.00%) Micro Focus
7 4 (5.00%) Novell
7 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.00%) Remedy
7 4 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 3 (3.75%) Siemens
8 3 (3.75%) Veritas