The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 24 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing HP 25 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.63% 5.19% 5.87%
As % of the Vendors category 11.63% 12.12% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 22
Median daily rate £384 £413 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.96% +52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £428 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £13.99
% change year-on-year
+54.28% +25.11%
HP
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
215 165 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 48.42% 42.86% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 91 106
Median daily rate £389 £300 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.58% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £31.38 £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

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

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -3 11 £375 +4.04%
Preston +3 8 £425 +1.49%
Skelmersdale - 3 - -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for HP.

1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Citrix
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
4 10 (26.32%) Finance
4 10 (26.32%) VMware
5 9 (23.68%) Skype for Business
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (21.05%) Cisco
6 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 7 (18.42%) Project Management
7 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
7 7 (18.42%) SQL
7 7 (18.42%) MS Office
7 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
7 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
8 6 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.79%) MCSE
8 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.79%) Service Management
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (13.16%) DNS
9 5 (13.16%) Apple
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.68%) Skype for Business
2 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.16%) Drupal
3 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) DNS
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
1 5 (13.16%) VoIP
2 4 (10.53%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) FTP
3 3 (7.89%) HTTP
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) CaliberRM
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Messaging Support
5 3 (7.89%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) OAT Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) OAT Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) AIX Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Server Support
6 2 (5.26%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 3 (7.89%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) WAP
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
1 5 (13.16%) Smartphone
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Life Science
3 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
5 5 (13.16%) AIX
5 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
5 5 (13.16%) Solaris
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.53%) Unix
7 3 (7.89%) VME
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Service Management
4 5 (13.16%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
5 4 (10.53%) ITSM
5 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (10.53%) Time Management
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.89%) User Stories
6 3 (7.89%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.89%) COBOL
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (15.79%) MCSE
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.53%) CCNA
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (5.26%) MCP
6 2 (5.26%) MCSA
7 1 (2.63%) HP ASE
7 1 (2.63%) HP MASE
7 1 (2.63%) ISEB
7 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Brightmail
3 4 (10.53%) vSphere
3 4 (10.53%) XenApp
3 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
3 4 (10.53%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (13.16%) AirWatch
3 4 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Citrix
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) VMware
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 5 (13.16%) Apple
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle
5 5 (13.16%) Samsung
5 5 (13.16%) Verint
6 4 (10.53%) Compaq
6 4 (10.53%) Dell
6 4 (10.53%) IronPort
6 4 (10.53%) Symantec
6 4 (10.53%) ThinPrint
7 2 (5.26%) Fujitsu
7 2 (5.26%) IBM
7 2 (5.26%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) Polycom
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) NEC
8 1 (2.63%) SAP