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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 31 12 35
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Contract jobs citing HP 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.63% 7.23% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.82% 24.49% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £335 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
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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
55 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 34.81% 29.52% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 35
Average daily rate £425 £319 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.22% -19.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £415 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Operator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center