The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 21 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.96% - 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.65 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+72.16% -11.93%
HP
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
30 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 28.85% 20.53% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 22
Average daily rate £350 £396 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% -6.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Support
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Network Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec