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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 16 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing HP 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.70% 3.94% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 7.14% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 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 £350 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +9.09%
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
108 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 60.34% 55.12% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 33
Average daily rate £325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £11.71 £16.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 7 (36.84%) ISEB
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
1 7 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 6 (31.58%) HPUX
2 6 (31.58%) Firmware
3 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (15.79%) SCCM
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Dell
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
6 2 (10.53%) CRM

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) DMZ
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) SMS
3 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
1 5 (26.32%) HPUX Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) HPUX Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Test Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Printer Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) HPUX
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
2 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISEB
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Firmware
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) DFS Replication
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.26%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) Dell
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Siebel
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Motorola
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