The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Exstream skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exstream over the 3 months to 28 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.

HP Exstream
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 635 630
Rank change year-on-year +29 -5  
Contract jobs citing Exstream 2 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.007% 0.022%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.052% 0.093% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £525 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% +21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Exstream is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3837 4298 4712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.51% 8.02% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 2589 2634
Median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 40
Median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.34% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.58% +57.14%  

Exstream
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Exstream as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Exstream in the UK

Exstream
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exstream in the UK

Exstream
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exstream within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 2 £525 +10.52%
London +24 1 £525 -
City of London -8 1 £525 -
Telford - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Exstream
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Exstream also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Exstream.

1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Migration

Exstream
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
1 3 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP