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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 22 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.91% 1.32% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 7.22% 2.50% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £11.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +10.90%
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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
97 80 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 54.19% 52.63% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 50 31
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £16.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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 22 December 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 (46.15%) HPUX
1 6 (46.15%) Firmware
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 3 (23.08%) Wealth Management
4 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) DMZ
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Clustering
5 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 2 (15.38%) SCVMM
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) DMZ
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) HPUX Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) HPUX Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) HPUX
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) VMS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Wealth Management
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Firmware
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) DFS Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Siebel
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Motorola
4 1 (7.69%) Brocade