The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 21 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Contract jobs citing HP 3 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.56% 2.06% 8.59%
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% 4.17% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £130 £550 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +59.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -30.95% +37.70%  

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 Watford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 63 48 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 53.85% 49.48% 53.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 29
Median daily rate £450 £550 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +41.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £300 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £25.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.57% +102.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Watford

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for HP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Server+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware