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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 30 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing HP 18 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.01% 3.99% 8.52%
As % of the Vendors category 8.18% 8.45% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 21
Average daily rate £256 £301 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +14.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £422 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £326
% change year-on-year
- +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £32.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+46.87% +10.34%
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
220 213 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 49.00% 47.23% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 113 92
Average daily rate £375 £331 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +20.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 26
Average hourly rate £39.25 £13.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.92% -55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -6 5 £328 +8.87%
Skelmersdale - 3 - -
Preston -1 2 - - 1
Chorley -4 1 - -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (33.33%) ITIL
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
6 6 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (25.00%) MCSE
6 6 (25.00%) MS Office
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
7 5 (20.83%) Project Management
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.83%) Firewall
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) VoIP
8 4 (16.67%) DHCP
8 4 (16.67%) CCNA
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (16.67%) Compaq

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
1 5 (20.83%) VoIP
2 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) FTP
3 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
1 3 (12.50%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Messaging Support
3 3 (12.50%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) OAT Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) OAT Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Server Support
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) WAP
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Life Science
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.50%) Unix
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 3 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
5 3 (12.50%) Kanban
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum-ban
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Test Management
5 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) Use Case
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) MCSE
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) CCNA
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (8.33%) MCP
4 2 (8.33%) MCSA
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) HP ASE
5 1 (4.17%) HP MASE
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Brightmail
3 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 4 (16.67%) XenApp
3 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Compaq
5 4 (16.67%) Dell
5 4 (16.67%) IronPort
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) Symantec
5 4 (16.67%) ThinPrint
6 3 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (8.33%) Polycom
8 1 (4.17%) Aruba
8 1 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (4.17%) Mitel
8 1 (4.17%) NEC
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