The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Halifax region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 23 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.19% 3.42% 3.16%
As % of the Vendors category 13.33% 12.90% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate £290 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £338 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.72%
Vendors Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
30 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.39% 26.50% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 33
Average daily rate £375 £318 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £138 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
HP
West Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy Developer
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) BMC