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

HPE Master Accredited Solutions Expert (HP Master ASE)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 - 631
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing HP MASE 30 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% - 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 1
Median daily rate £353 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

HP MASE 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 9361 11155 10845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.76% 20.82% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5974 6974 6147
Median daily rate £420 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 405 501
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.91% +64.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.26 £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 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

HP MASE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HP MASE in the UK

HP MASE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP MASE in the UK

HP MASE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP MASE over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP MASE in the UK

HP MASE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP MASE in the UK

HP MASE
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP MASE 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 - 26 £360 -
Hampshire - 16 £385 -
South East - 16 £385 -
Tyne and Wear - 13 £345 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £345 -
North East - 13 £345 -
Hook - 11 £415 -
Scotland - 5 £323 -
Erskine - 4 £324 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £324 -
Glasgow - 1 £290 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP MASE 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 MASE.

1 33 (100.00%) LAN
1 33 (100.00%) WAN
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
1 33 (100.00%) CCIE
1 33 (100.00%) CCNP
1 33 (100.00%) CCIP
1 33 (100.00%) CCDP
1 33 (100.00%) HP
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 33 (100.00%) Juniper
1 33 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 33 (100.00%) Wireless
1 33 (100.00%) CCSA
1 33 (100.00%) CCSE
1 33 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 33 (100.00%) JNCIE
1 33 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 33 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 33 (100.00%) HP ASE
1 33 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 33 (100.00%) F5
1 33 (100.00%) FortiGate
2 32 (96.97%) Security Cleared
2 32 (96.97%) Network Design
2 32 (96.97%) Firewall
3 31 (93.94%) ITSM
3 31 (93.94%) ITIL
3 31 (93.94%) Service Management
4 30 (90.91%) Aruba
5 27 (81.82%) Telecoms

HP MASE
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:

Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 33 (100.00%) LAN
1 33 (100.00%) WAN
1 33 (100.00%) Wireless
2 32 (96.97%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
General
1 27 (81.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Network Design
2 31 (93.94%) ITIL
2 31 (93.94%) ITSM
2 31 (93.94%) Service Management
3 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) CCDP
1 33 (100.00%) CCIE
1 33 (100.00%) CCIP
1 33 (100.00%) CCNP
1 33 (100.00%) CCSA
1 33 (100.00%) CCSE
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 33 (100.00%) HP ASE
1 33 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 33 (100.00%) JNCIE
2 32 (96.97%) Security Cleared
3 27 (81.82%) Degree
4 26 (78.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 33 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
1 33 (100.00%) F5
1 33 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 33 (100.00%) HP
1 33 (100.00%) Juniper
1 33 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 30 (90.91%) Aruba
3 2 (6.06%) TippingPoint