Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 66 88
Rank change year-on-year +19 +22 -24
Contract jobs citing HP 44 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.69% 2.62% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 8.96% 6.79% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 22
Wales median daily rate £243 £375 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.33% +12.36% +21.36%
10th Percentile £165 £285 £141
90th Percentile £376 £506 £421
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £12.30 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.41% -1.01% +0.61%
10th Percentile £15.55 £11.63 £11.42
90th Percentile £23.17 £12.98 £20.84
UK median hourly rate £16.81 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.03% -25.00% +14.29%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 491 545 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.23% 38.63% 43.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 372 508
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £210 £213
90th Percentile £525 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 38
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +14.30%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.61 £61.25 £30.93
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 21 November 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
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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +11 37 £195 -48.00%
North Wales - 2 £200 -
West Wales +2 1 - -
HP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 23 (52.27%) VMware
3 21 (47.73%) PRINCE2
4 19 (43.18%) Windows
5 18 (40.91%) ITIL
6 17 (38.64%) Test Automation
6 17 (38.64%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
8 15 (34.09%) SQL
8 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
8 15 (34.09%) VLAN
8 15 (34.09%) Test Management
8 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
8 15 (34.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 15 (34.09%) Defect Management
9 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (31.82%) Citrix
9 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
10 13 (29.55%) RUP
10 13 (29.55%) Project Management
10 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
10 13 (29.55%) Unified Process
11 12 (27.27%) Software Testing
11 12 (27.27%) ISEB
11 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
12 11 (25.00%) Cisco
12 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 10 (22.73%) CCNA
13 10 (22.73%) Oracle
13 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification

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 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) IIS
3 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) VLAN
2 9 (20.45%) Firewall
3 7 (15.91%) Internet
3 7 (15.91%) VSAN
4 3 (6.82%) VPN
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.55%) PBX
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.27%) LAN
6 1 (2.27%) SAN
6 1 (2.27%) VoIP
6 1 (2.27%) WAN
6 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) HP UFT
1 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) MSTest
2 1 (2.27%) NUnit
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) TestRail
General
1 9 (20.45%) Romanian Language
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Test Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Technical Support
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 4 (9.09%) Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) Network Support
7 3 (6.82%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Server Support
7 3 (6.82%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
1 2 (4.55%) LINQ
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.27%) Code First Entity Framework
2 1 (2.27%) jQuery
2 1 (2.27%) WCF
2 1 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) NHS
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.09%) AIX
4 4 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) PRINCE2
2 18 (40.91%) ITIL
3 17 (38.64%) Test Automation
4 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
4 15 (34.09%) Defect Management
4 15 (34.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (34.09%) Test Management
4 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
5 13 (29.55%) Project Management
5 13 (29.55%) RUP
5 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
5 13 (29.55%) Unified Process
6 12 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (18.18%) Migration
9 7 (15.91%) Service Management
10 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
10 6 (13.64%) Load Balancing
11 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
12 4 (9.09%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) C
3 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) ISEB
2 10 (22.73%) CCNA
2 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
4 7 (15.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.82%) Degree
7 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.27%) MCDST
7 1 (2.27%) MCTS
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 3 (6.82%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.18%) vSphere
3 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.91%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (20.45%) SCCM
3 8 (18.18%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (18.18%) Tivoli
3 8 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (15.91%) SCOM
5 6 (13.64%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
6 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
6 3 (6.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (4.55%) BMC Marimba
7 2 (4.55%) WSUS
8 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 23 (52.27%) VMware
3 14 (31.82%) Citrix
4 11 (25.00%) Cisco
5 10 (22.73%) Oracle
6 8 (18.18%) BMC
6 8 (18.18%) Dell
7 4 (9.09%) Symantec
8 3 (6.82%) Altiris
8 3 (6.82%) IBM
9 2 (4.55%) Remedy
9 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.27%) 3Com
10 1 (2.27%) Apple
10 1 (2.27%) Lotus
10 1 (2.27%) SAP