The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 20 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing HP 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.67% 2.47% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 9.62% 5.00% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£215 £125 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -58.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.90 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +9.09%
HP
Northern Ireland

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

Vendors Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 40 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 48.60% 49.38% 49.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 38
Average daily rate £250 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £125 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.75 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

HP
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

HP
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -5 5 £215 +72.00% 1
HP
Northern Ireland

HP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) HND
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) Exstream
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (40.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat

HP
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) HND
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (40.00%) Cyber-Ark
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat