The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 26 April 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 29 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Contract jobs citing HP 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.75% 1.23% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 2.50% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £355 £357
% change year-on-year +1.40% -0.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £22.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year -35.91% +41.40%  

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 Suffolk.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 50 120 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 37.31% 49.18% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 79 60
Median daily rate £350 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Median hourly rate £43.25 £12.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +260.41% -48.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Suffolk

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for HP.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
2 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Dell
2 5 (45.45%) EMC
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (45.45%) EMC VNX
2 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (18.18%) CCNP
5 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 2 (18.18%) MCSA
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WLAN
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (9.09%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Support
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
4 1 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
1 5 (45.45%) EMC VNX
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) V-Model
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
2 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Dell
2 5 (45.45%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix