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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 25 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing HP 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.15% 0.74% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 7.38% 1.52% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£370 £175 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.37% -61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £326 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.20
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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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
149 66 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 56.23% 48.53% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 32 29
Average daily rate £325 £300 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -24.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.46 £12.49 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.79% -32.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.49 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £12.49 £71.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 10 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (45.00%) ISEB
3 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) CRM
7 3 (15.00%) Dell
7 3 (15.00%) SCCM
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.00%) HP Helion
8 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (10.00%) DFS Replication
8 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (10.00%) High Availability
8 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
8 2 (10.00%) System Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Time Management
8 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) DMZ
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (10.00%) Automotive
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Test Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) VMS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (10.00%) System Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Budget Control
5 1 (5.00%) Test Management
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISEB
2 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.00%) WSUS
4 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Dell
2 2 (10.00%) Siebel
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Motorola
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) AppSense
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) EMC