The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Liverpool 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 22 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing HP 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.29% 1.21% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% 3.28% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£415 £213 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.29% -19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+11.40% -1.72%
Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
84 61 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 48.00% 36.97% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 45
Average daily rate £375 £275 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -13.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £148 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £463 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) DSL
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Thin Client

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) DSL
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) e-Health
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMFS
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) vCloud
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) SAP