The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 26 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing HP 1 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.50% 2.68% 5.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 6.12% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 16
Median daily rate £360 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.72% +17.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.70 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.75% +54.28%  

HP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 91 98 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 45.27% 43.75% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 111
Median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £15.35 £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing HP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for HP in Southampton

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Southampton

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for HP.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Nortel
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Field Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Field Hardware Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Printer Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Lotus
2 2 (28.57%) Nortel
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (28.57%) SAP