The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 40 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 18 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.98% 2.55% 3.42%
As % of the Vendors category 5.61% 5.16% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 13
Median daily rate £338 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £304 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £348
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.35 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.45 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-50.73% +117.50%

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
321 310 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 53.06% 49.36% 42.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 158 126
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

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

1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 12 (36.36%) IBM
2 12 (36.36%) SAN
3 9 (27.27%) Linux
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) Dell
4 8 (24.24%) Change Management
4 8 (24.24%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) VMware
5 7 (21.21%) VMware ESX
5 7 (21.21%) Retail
5 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
5 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
5 7 (21.21%) Network Security
5 7 (21.21%) NetApp
5 7 (21.21%) SLA
5 7 (21.21%) 3PAR
5 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
6 6 (18.18%) EMC
6 6 (18.18%) Finance
6 6 (18.18%) Brocade
7 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
7 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
7 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
7 5 (15.15%) Unix
7 5 (15.15%) Escalation Management
8 4 (12.12%) Virtual Machines

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) SAN
2 7 (21.21%) Network Security
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) Skype
3 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) Junos
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.09%) Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Electronics
5 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Field Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Field Service Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Hardware Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) HP Printer Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Printer Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Break Fix Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) SAN Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Storage Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) HP Storage Architect
6 2 (6.06%) HP Storage Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Office 365 Manager
6 2 (6.06%) QA Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) CLARiiON
2 4 (12.12%) HP Storage
2 4 (12.12%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Linux
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.15%) Unix
5 4 (12.12%) HPUX
6 2 (6.06%) Android
6 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Change Management
2 8 (24.24%) Migration
3 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
3 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
4 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (15.15%) Escalation Management
5 4 (12.12%) Pay per click
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Workflow
6 3 (9.09%) Coaching
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.09%) Product Management
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) Test Management
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
1 3 (9.09%) RHCE
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PMP
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware ESX
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.12%) SRDF
3 4 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) IBM
2 8 (24.24%) Dell
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) 3PAR
3 7 (21.21%) NetApp
3 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) Brocade
4 6 (18.18%) EMC
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Aruba
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) BT
7 1 (3.03%) CA
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) Micro Focus
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) Veritas