The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank - 24 16
Contract jobs citing HP 0 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 4.02% 5.15%
As % of the Vendors category - 7.87% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £225 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.03 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+31.42% +13.82%
HP
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
79 89 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 43.41% 51.15% 52.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 43 25
Median daily rate £419 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 8
Median hourly rate - £18.75 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for HP.

1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) X-Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) ISDN
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) ISDN
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) WLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) VMWare Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ProCurve