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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 32 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing HP 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.23% 2.23% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 4.46% 4.82% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £415 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +95.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
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
157 83 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 50.00% 46.37% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 45 24
Average daily rate £338 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £200 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £495 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 5 (31.25%) Migration
1 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Brocade
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Publishing
3 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
3 3 (18.75%) ISEB
3 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) HP Helion
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) MPLS
1 1 (6.25%) OSPF
1 1 (6.25%) BGP
1 1 (6.25%) RSVP
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) IPsec
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.25%) WAAS
1 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (6.25%) DMVPN
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Publishing
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Architect
1 2 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) PC Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Designer
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Tester
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Agile Tester
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Director
2 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
2 1 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Tester
2 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
1 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (12.50%) System Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow Management
3 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Brocade
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) PlateSpin
4 1 (6.25%) Aruba
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki
4 1 (6.25%) AppSense