The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for HP ASE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP ExpertOne HPE Accredited Solutions Expert (HPE ASE)
UK
Rank 580 - 614
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing HP ASE 29 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% - 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% - 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 4
Median daily rate £348 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

HP ASE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9304 11097 10684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.80% 20.85% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5917 6921 6076
Median daily rate £420 £405 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £251 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 405 487
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

HP ASE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HP ASE in the UK

HP ASE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP ASE in the UK

HP ASE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP ASE over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP ASE in the UK

HP ASE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP ASE in the UK

HP ASE
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP ASE within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 - 25 £355 - 1
South East - 18 £385 - 1
Hampshire - 16 £385 -
Hook - 11 £415 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £335 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £335 -
North East - 10 £335 -
Scotland - 5 £323 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £324 -
Erskine - 4 £324 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 £290 -

HP ASE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP ASE 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 HP ASE.

1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
1 33 (100.00%) CCNP
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (93.94%) Juniper
2 31 (93.94%) WAN
2 31 (93.94%) HP
2 31 (93.94%) Firewall
2 31 (93.94%) FortiGate
3 30 (90.91%) HP MASE
3 30 (90.91%) Riverbed
3 30 (90.91%) Aruba
3 30 (90.91%) F5
3 30 (90.91%) Network Design
3 30 (90.91%) BIG-IP
3 30 (90.91%) JNCIA
3 30 (90.91%) JNCIE
3 30 (90.91%) Fortinet
3 30 (90.91%) CCSE
3 30 (90.91%) CCSA
3 30 (90.91%) Wireless
3 30 (90.91%) LAN
3 30 (90.91%) CCIP
3 30 (90.91%) CCIE
3 30 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 30 (90.91%) CCDP
4 29 (87.88%) Security Cleared
5 28 (84.85%) ITIL
5 28 (84.85%) Service Management
5 28 (84.85%) ITSM
6 26 (78.79%) SC Cleared

HP ASE
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 31 (93.94%) Firewall
1 31 (93.94%) WAN
2 30 (90.91%) BIG-IP
2 30 (90.91%) LAN
2 30 (90.91%) Wireless
3 3 (9.09%) MPLS
4 2 (6.06%) OSPF
5 1 (3.03%) PBX
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
General
1 25 (75.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (75.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Network Design
2 28 (84.85%) ITIL
2 28 (84.85%) ITSM
2 28 (84.85%) Service Management
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) High Availability
4 1 (3.03%) Line Management
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) CCNP
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (90.91%) CCDP
2 30 (90.91%) CCIE
2 30 (90.91%) CCIP
2 30 (90.91%) CCSA
2 30 (90.91%) CCSE
2 30 (90.91%) HP MASE
2 30 (90.91%) JNCIA
2 30 (90.91%) JNCIE
3 29 (87.88%) Security Cleared
4 26 (78.79%) SC Cleared
5 25 (75.76%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 31 (93.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (93.94%) HP
2 31 (93.94%) Juniper
3 30 (90.91%) Aruba
3 30 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 30 (90.91%) F5
3 30 (90.91%) Fortinet
3 30 (90.91%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.03%) Avaya
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow