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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 33 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing HP 14 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.39% 3.90% 7.56%
As % of the Vendors category 7.65% 9.14% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 23
Median daily rate £320 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £251 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £327 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £348 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.51% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+39.39% +20.00%
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
183 186 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.31% 42.66% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 91 110
Median daily rate £370 £301 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% +9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £570 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 29
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -43.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 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
(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 +6 5 £396 +46.58%
Skelmersdale - 3 - -
Preston +2 2 £320 +6.13% 1
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) ITIL
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) MS Office
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (25.00%) MCSE
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 5 (20.83%) VoIP
7 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 5 (20.83%) Firewall
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (16.67%) XenApp
8 4 (16.67%) XenServer
8 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
8 4 (16.67%) Brightmail

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 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) 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
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Messaging Support
4 3 (12.50%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) OAT Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) OAT Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Support
6 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.17%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Support
6 1 (4.17%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
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%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
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 4 (16.67%) Unix
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) ITSM
4 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
5 1 (4.17%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.17%) SDLC
5 1 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) COBOL
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) MCSE
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (8.33%) MCP
5 2 (8.33%) MCSA
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) HP ASE
6 1 (4.17%) HP MASE
6 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) JSP 440
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 5 (20.83%) 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 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
6 4 (16.67%) Compaq
6 4 (16.67%) Dell
6 4 (16.67%) IronPort
6 4 (16.67%) Symantec
6 4 (16.67%) ThinPrint
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (8.33%) Polycom
8 1 (4.17%) Aruba
8 1 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
8 1 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (4.17%) Mitel
8 1 (4.17%) NEC
8 1 (4.17%) SAP