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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 38 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing HP 9 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.00% 3.57% 1.81%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 9.80% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 4
Median daily rate £410 £370 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £177 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £474 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.36
% change year-on-year
-30.95% +36.69%
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
162 153 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.00% 36.43% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 83 131
Median daily rate £410 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £181 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £17.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £47.33 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -11 7 £408 +30.40%
Lytham St Annes -2 1 £420 +11.70%
Fleetwood - 1 - -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) ITIL
3 11 (44.00%) AIX
3 11 (44.00%) Solaris
4 10 (40.00%) Service Management
5 9 (36.00%) Windows
6 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (28.00%) SCOM
7 7 (28.00%) IBM
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) Java
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (24.00%) Tivoli
8 6 (24.00%) Netcool
8 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.00%) AirWatch
9 5 (20.00%) Verint
9 5 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
9 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (20.00%) Samsung
9 5 (20.00%) Drupal
9 5 (20.00%) Bourne shell
9 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (20.00%) Skype for Business
9 5 (20.00%) Regular Expression

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 5 (20.00%) Drupal
1 5 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) CaliberRM
1 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
1 1 (4.00%) NUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) AIX Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Storage Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (4.00%) OAT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) AIX
1 11 (44.00%) Solaris
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (20.00%) HPUX
5 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 5 (20.00%) Release Management
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Time Management
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) User Stories
6 2 (8.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Bourne shell
3 5 (20.00%) Korn
3 5 (20.00%) Perl
3 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.00%) CAPM
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMP
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCOM
2 6 (24.00%) Netcool
2 6 (24.00%) Tivoli
3 5 (20.00%) AirWatch
3 5 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
5 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) IBM
3 5 (20.00%) Apple
3 5 (20.00%) CA
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.00%) Samsung
3 5 (20.00%) Verint
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) arcserve
6 1 (4.00%) Curam
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Mitel
6 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec