The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield 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 4 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 14.29% - 23.33%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% - 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£450 - £251
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Vendors Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 35.71% 43.64% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 9
Average daily rate £450 £370 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Macclesfield region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) FlexPod
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Sun
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) HPUX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) NCIE
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (50.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) HPUX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) NCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Sun
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) EMC