The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 25 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 41 54
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13  
Contract jobs citing HP 24 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.90% 2.72% 2.43%
As % of the Vendors category 8.73% 5.91% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 10
Median daily rate £180 £363 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.34% +107.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £323 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £375 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £348
% change year-on-year +11.53% -6.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.88 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +23.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £22.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £26.79 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.26% +53.07%  

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 Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 275 254 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 44.64% 46.10% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 155 208
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 15
Median hourly rate £16.07 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.03% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.25 £18.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Wales

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Wales

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Wales

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in Wales

HP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
South Wales +6 23 £180 -50.34%
West Wales -5 1 - - 1
North Wales - 1 £200 -
HP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for HP.

1 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.94%) CCNA
2 27 (50.94%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (50.94%) ITIL
2 27 (50.94%) Cisco
3 26 (49.06%) Firewall
3 26 (49.06%) HP Data Protector
4 23 (43.40%) Tivoli
4 23 (43.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
6 19 (35.85%) VMware
7 18 (33.96%) Internet
8 17 (32.08%) SLA
9 16 (30.19%) Break/Fix
10 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (28.30%) Windows
11 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
12 11 (20.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (20.75%) Citrix
13 7 (13.21%) Pay per click
13 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
14 6 (11.32%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (9.43%) Oracle
16 4 (7.55%) AIX
16 4 (7.55%) Linux
16 4 (7.55%) UML
16 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 26 (49.06%) Firewall
2 18 (33.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) GIS
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Technical Support
2 17 (32.08%) Technical Engineer
3 16 (30.19%) Field Engineer
4 15 (28.30%) Support Engineer
5 14 (26.42%) Technical Support Engineer
6 13 (24.53%) Break Fix Engineer
6 13 (24.53%) Field Service Engineer
7 11 (20.75%) Field Hardware Engineer
7 11 (20.75%) Hardware Engineer
8 10 (18.87%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
9 7 (13.21%) HP Printer Engineer
9 7 (13.21%) Printer Engineer
10 6 (11.32%) Network Engineer
10 6 (11.32%) Server Engineer
11 5 (9.43%) Analyst
11 5 (9.43%) Server Support
12 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
12 4 (7.55%) Network Support
12 4 (7.55%) Network Support Engineer
12 4 (7.55%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) XML
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.77%) Code First Entity Framework
2 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.77%) LINQ
2 2 (3.77%) WCF
2 2 (3.77%) WinForms
3 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) AIX
4 4 (7.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) ITIL
2 16 (30.19%) Break/Fix
3 7 (13.21%) Pay per click
4 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.55%) UML
5 4 (7.55%) Use Case
6 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) SOA
6 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.66%) User Stories
6 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.77%) Informatics
7 2 (3.77%) OOP
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) Java
1 3 (5.66%) Perl
2 2 (3.77%) C#
2 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) CCNA
1 27 (50.94%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (20.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.66%) ISEB
5 2 (3.77%) CBAP
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (49.06%) HP Data Protector
2 23 (43.40%) Tivoli
2 23 (43.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (11.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.89%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
4 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.94%) Cisco
3 19 (35.85%) VMware
4 11 (20.75%) Citrix
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle
6 3 (5.66%) Thunderhead
7 1 (1.89%) 3Com
7 1 (1.89%) BMC
7 1 (1.89%) Dell
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Remedy
7 1 (1.89%) Samsung
7 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow