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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 62 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 10 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 2.48% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 5.25% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 4
Median daily rate £275 £450 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +34.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £254 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £520 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £13.99
% change year-on-year
+54.28% +25.11%
HP
West Midlands

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
441 343 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 54.58% 47.25% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 216 177
Median daily rate £375 £340 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 20
Median hourly rate £11.80 £21.50 £11.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.11% +87.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £30.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016, 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 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (19.05%) AIX
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) ISEB
5 3 (14.29%) MCSA
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) WLAN
5 3 (14.29%) Unix
5 3 (14.29%) MS Office
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.52%) WSUS
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g

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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
1 3 (14.29%) WLAN
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Hardware Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Break Fix Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Field Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) HP Printer Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Printer Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Server Support
4 2 (9.52%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Support
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) HP Storage
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (19.05%) AIX
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) HPUX
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
1 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.76%) B2B
2 1 (4.76%) BPEL
2 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) MVC
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.76%) Service Management
2 1 (4.76%) SOA
2 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Time Management
2 1 (4.76%) Use Case
2 1 (4.76%) Validation
2 1 (4.76%) V-Model
2 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Groovy
2 1 (4.76%) Korn
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 3 (14.29%) MCSA
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) CCDA
2 2 (9.52%) CCDP
2 2 (9.52%) CCIE
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) KVM
4 1 (4.76%) NFS
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
1 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (9.52%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) DameWare
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Aruba
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
3 2 (9.52%) Huawei
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
3 2 (9.52%) Meraki
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Pega
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow