The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 18 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.09% 0.64% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 9.59% 1.35% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£279 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £11.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -5.08%
HP
Merseyside

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

Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
73 74 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 42.69% 47.13% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 22
Average daily rate £350 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £17.90 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 6 (54.55%) HPUX
1 6 (54.55%) Firmware
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) Wealth Management
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) DFS Replication
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) DMZ
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) HPUX Systems Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) HPUX Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Printer Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) HPUX
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) VMS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Wealth Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Firmware
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) DFS Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Motorola
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade