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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 27 28 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs citing HP 7 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.78% 3.61% 5.46%
As % of the Vendors category 6.09% 6.29% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 16
Median daily rate - £370 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -30.95% +40.00%  

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 115 159 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 45.63% 57.40% 34.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 112 98
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £15.25 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Southampton

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Pay per click
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) SLA
4 3 (10.00%) Security Management
4 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) Wireless
4 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) Symantec
4 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) BMC
4 3 (10.00%) CA
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.00%) CMDB
4 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (10.00%) Splunk
4 3 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (10.00%) SIEM
4 3 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention

HP
Top Related 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 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Wireless
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JMeter
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 14 (46.67%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 14 (46.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 12 (40.00%) Field Service Engineer
4 11 (36.67%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
5 10 (33.33%) Printer Engineer
6 7 (23.33%) HP Printer Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Break Fix Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
8 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) CMDB
1 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Pay per click
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (10.00%) Event Correlation
3 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.00%) Scrum
3 3 (10.00%) Security Hardening
3 3 (10.00%) Security Management
3 3 (10.00%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) SIEM
3 3 (10.00%) User Stories
3 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
1 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (10.00%) Aruba
2 3 (10.00%) BMC
2 3 (10.00%) CA
2 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (10.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (10.00%) Splunk
2 3 (10.00%) Symantec
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Dell
3 2 (6.67%) Lotus
3 2 (6.67%) Nortel
3 2 (6.67%) Remedy
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Capita
4 1 (3.33%) Hyperion