The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing HP 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 8.57%
As % of the Vendors category - - 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
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County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Vendors Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
38 39 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 58.46% 44.32% 50.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 30
Average daily rate £200 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £344 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Belfast region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

HP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Reuters
1 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Reuters
1 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg