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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 28 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 32 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing HP 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.58% 2.89% 2.85%
As % of the Vendors category 6.49% 7.53% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate £275 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £500 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £359 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.51% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +10.34%
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
77 93 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.69% 38.43% 49.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 57 40
Average daily rate £400 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £368 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -58.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £20.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £21.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 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%) 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
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

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%) 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