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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 14 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing HP 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.73% 3.23% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 11.90% 6.67% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£415 £130 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+219.09% -71.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-14.37% +16.36%
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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
126 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 56.50% 48.39% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 24
Average daily rate £375 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (36.36%) ISEB
3 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
4 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 4 (18.18%) UNIX
6 4 (18.18%) Firmware
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) SCCM
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) Dell
7 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) SAN
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) HPUX
7 3 (13.64%) CRM
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 2 (9.09%) Automotive
8 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.09%) Clustering
8 2 (9.09%) Red Hat

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) HP Helion
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) DMZ
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) SNMP
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Automotive
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) HPUX Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Director
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Printer Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) HPUX
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) VMS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) System Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Web Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
3 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Firmware
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) DFS Replication
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (13.64%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.55%) WSUS
4 1 (4.55%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Dell
1 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.09%) Siebel
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Brocade
3 1 (4.55%) Motorola
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) AppSense
3 1 (4.55%) VMware