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 23 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 18 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7  
Contract jobs citing HP 6 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.73% 2.16% 12.03%
As % of the Vendors category 7.50% 4.92% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £130 £245 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.93% -47.02%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £347
% change year-on-year +11.53% -6.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £25.03 £17.25
% change year-on-year -32.86% +45.10%  

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 80 61 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 49.69% 43.88% 51.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 36
Median daily rate £380 £275 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -23.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -1.88%  
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 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 23 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 Watford region with a requirement for HP.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) Smartphone
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
2 5 (55.56%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) Legal
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (11.11%) Firmware
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (55.56%) Internet
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Desktop Support
2 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Junior
3 3 (33.33%) Junior Software Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Junior Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Tester
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) IT Support
4 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) VMware