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 19 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 14 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 6 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.25% 0.84% 6.90%
As % of the Vendors category 15.79% 2.13% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £130 £275 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% -26.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-36.95% +70.37%

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
38 47 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.58% 39.50% 51.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 43
Median daily rate £338 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 15
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £16.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +36.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.09 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £35.00 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 19 February 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 Chester region with a requirement for HP.

1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) DameWare
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) COSHH
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Printer Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) HP Printer Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Printer Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) COSHH
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) IBM