Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 33 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 9 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.06% 3.13% 6.50%
As % of the Vendors category 4.13% 5.52% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Watford median daily rate £228 £388 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.29% +91.36% -31.36%
10th Percentile £148 £286 £118
90th Percentile £317 £395 £281
Hertfordshire median daily rate £358 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -7.74% +19.23% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Watford median hourly rate - £13.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.89% -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -21.05% +35.71% +33.33%

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 Watford.

All Vendors
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 218 163 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 50.00% 56.60% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 72 60
Watford median daily rate £425 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -24.71% +14.09%
10th Percentile £174 £205 £210
90th Percentile £575 £499 £550
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £389 £410
% change year-on-year +2.89% -5.18% +12.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Watford median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% - -9.68%
10th Percentile £13.65 £12.41 £13.30
90th Percentile £18.55 £15.85 £26.80
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.90% -30.95% +33.33%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Watford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 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 Watford region with a requirement for HP.

1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
2 7 (77.78%) Test Planning
2 7 (77.78%) Workflow
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Legal
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Smartphone

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Junior
1 7 (77.78%) Junior Software Tester
1 7 (77.78%) Junior Tester
1 7 (77.78%) Software Tester
1 7 (77.78%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) QC Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Test Planning
1 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
1 7 (77.78%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center