Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 19 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 134 96
Rank change year-on-year +17 -38 -38
Contract jobs citing HP 74 76 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.70% 1.40% 2.18%
As % of the Vendors category 4.35% 3.59% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 83
Yorkshire median daily rate £285 £325 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.31% -17.72% +25.40%
10th Percentile £120 £195 £213
90th Percentile £430 £395 £506
England median daily rate £355 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +1.43% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 18
Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.30 £12.50 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.60% -11.85% -4.51%
10th Percentile £7.95 £7.58 £9.56
90th Percentile £24.36 £18.75 £20.80
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.73% -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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1700 2119 2518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.08% 38.95% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1041 1316 1523
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 102 169
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +6.66% +2.60%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.82 £8.89
90th Percentile £37.80 £23.98 £28.00
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Yorkshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Yorkshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Yorkshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Yorkshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in Yorkshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
West Yorkshire +25 48 £297 -1.00% 5
East Yorkshire - 13 £120 - 1
South Yorkshire +19 12 £370 -4.52% 3
North Yorkshire -9 1 - - 2
HP
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 30 (40.54%) Windows
2 17 (22.97%) Cisco
2 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
3 15 (20.27%) Linux
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server
4 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (17.57%) IBM
5 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
6 12 (16.22%) VMware
6 12 (16.22%) ISTQB
6 12 (16.22%) Test Scripting
6 12 (16.22%) SCCM
7 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
7 11 (14.86%) ISEB
7 11 (14.86%) LoadRunner
8 10 (13.51%) SAN
8 10 (13.51%) ITIL
8 10 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (12.16%) Finance
9 9 (12.16%) Dell
9 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (12.16%) Windows 10
10 8 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (10.81%) Analytics
10 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
10 8 (10.81%) Firewall
10 8 (10.81%) Change Management
10 8 (10.81%) Selenium
11 7 (9.46%) Test Strategy
11 7 (9.46%) HP UFT

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.70%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) SAN
2 8 (10.81%) Firewall
3 6 (8.11%) LAN
4 5 (6.76%) NAS
4 5 (6.76%) WAN
5 4 (5.41%) Internet
5 4 (5.41%) Intranet
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.70%) Broadband
7 2 (2.70%) DHCP
7 2 (2.70%) DNS
7 2 (2.70%) SMS
7 2 (2.70%) VPN
7 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.35%) 3G
8 1 (1.35%) 4G
8 1 (1.35%) ADSL
8 1 (1.35%) LDAP
8 1 (1.35%) PBX
8 1 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) LoadRunner
2 8 (10.81%) Selenium
3 7 (9.46%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Publishing
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Retail
5 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.35%) Back Office
7 1 (1.35%) Games
7 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Analyst
2 10 (13.51%) Administrator
3 8 (10.81%) Test Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Deployment Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.76%) Tester
7 4 (5.41%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Specialist
8 3 (4.05%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Performance Tester
8 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) J2EE
2 2 (2.70%) Middleware
2 2 (2.70%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) HP Storage
4 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.05%) IVR
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) FMCG
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) PMI
5 2 (2.70%) Replication
5 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.54%) Windows
2 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
3 15 (20.27%) Linux
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.16%) Windows 10
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.11%) Unix
7 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.41%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.41%) Solaris
8 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.05%) AIX
9 3 (4.05%) HPUX
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (4.05%) SUSE
10 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.22%) Test Scripting
3 10 (13.51%) ITIL
4 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.81%) Analytics
5 8 (10.81%) Change Management
5 8 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Service Management
6 7 (9.46%) Test Strategy
7 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 6 (8.11%) Load Testing
7 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.76%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.41%) High Availability
9 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.05%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.05%) Network Management
10 3 (4.05%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) C
1 5 (6.76%) Java
2 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.70%) Python
3 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) ISTQB
2 11 (14.86%) ISEB
3 6 (8.11%) Degree
4 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) CCNA
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.70%) PMP
7 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.35%) MCTS
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) QA
3 2 (2.70%) GCP
4 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.76%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.70%) vSphere
5 2 (2.70%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) Firmware
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) SCCM
2 10 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (8.11%) SCOM
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.70%) DameWare
5 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.70%) SmoothWall
5 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.70%) WSUS
6 1 (1.35%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Cisco
2 13 (17.57%) IBM
3 12 (16.22%) VMware
4 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.16%) Dell
6 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.11%) NetApp
7 6 (8.11%) Oracle
8 5 (6.76%) EMC
9 4 (5.41%) Veritas
10 3 (4.05%) Citrix
10 3 (4.05%) Sun
10 3 (4.05%) Veeam
10 3 (4.05%) Wyse
11 2 (2.70%) Brocade
11 2 (2.70%) Fujitsu
11 2 (2.70%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.35%) Capita
12 1 (1.35%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.35%) WatchGuard