The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 70 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing HP 36 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.96% 2.86% 3.44%
As % of the Vendors category 4.96% 6.97% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 18
Average daily rate £325 £298 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% +120.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.75 £12.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +19.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.55 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.95 £14.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £13.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+67.88% -8.66%
HP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
726 574 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.52% 41.06% 47.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 319 279
Average daily rate £364 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 26
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.23 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Manchester region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 35 (45.45%) Windows
2 23 (29.87%) Cisco
2 23 (29.87%) Citrix
3 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 22 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 20 (25.97%) VMware
5 19 (24.68%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (24.68%) Windows Server
6 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (22.08%) Finance
7 16 (20.78%) SQL
8 11 (14.29%) Oracle
8 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 11 (14.29%) NetScaler
8 11 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 10 (12.99%) 3PAR
9 10 (12.99%) IBM
10 9 (11.69%) LAN
10 9 (11.69%) WAN
10 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (11.69%) SAN
10 9 (11.69%) NetApp
10 9 (11.69%) Linux
10 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (11.69%) Migration
10 9 (11.69%) NetBackup
10 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (11.69%) Defect Management
11 8 (10.39%) Functional Testing

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.60%) LiveLink
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Office
2 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.60%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.30%) HFM
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 9 (11.69%) LAN
2 9 (11.69%) SAN
2 9 (11.69%) WAN
3 6 (7.79%) DHCP
4 5 (6.49%) DNS
4 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.49%) VPN
5 3 (3.90%) DMZ
5 3 (3.90%) Firewall
5 3 (3.90%) VLAN
6 2 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.60%) WinSCP
7 1 (1.30%) Wireless
7 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.60%) DB2
4 2 (2.60%) MS Access
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) LoadRunner
2 6 (7.79%) Selenium
3 5 (6.49%) JIRA
4 4 (5.19%) Toad
5 3 (3.90%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.30%) JMeter
6 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Analyst
2 12 (15.58%) Test Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Tester
4 7 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Citrix Specialist
5 6 (7.79%) Designer
5 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Designer
5 6 (7.79%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) Technical Designer
7 4 (5.19%) QA Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.90%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) IT Support
8 3 (3.90%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Performance Tester
8 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) XML
2 4 (5.19%) .NET
3 2 (2.60%) SOAP
3 2 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.30%) JSON
4 1 (1.30%) Middleware
4 1 (1.30%) RESTful
4 1 (1.30%) Web Services
4 1 (1.30%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.49%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.60%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.30%) Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) Life Science
6 1 (1.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Windows
2 19 (24.68%) Windows Server
3 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.69%) Linux
4 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.09%) Unix
6 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.49%) AIX
7 5 (6.49%) HPUX
8 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.90%) Android
9 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.60%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (2.60%) NetWare
10 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 9 (11.69%) Defect Management
2 9 (11.69%) Migration
2 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (10.39%) Functional Testing
4 7 (9.09%) Application Packaging
4 7 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 6 (7.79%) ITIL
5 6 (7.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (7.79%) Performance Testing
6 5 (6.49%) IT Governance
6 5 (6.49%) Regression Testing
6 5 (6.49%) Software Testing
6 5 (6.49%) Test Strategy
7 4 (5.19%) Automated Testing
7 4 (5.19%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.90%) Load Testing
8 3 (3.90%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.19%) C#
3 4 (5.19%) Java
4 3 (3.90%) C
4 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.90%) VBScript
5 1 (1.30%) Ruby
5 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.39%) ISEB
3 6 (7.79%) MCSA
3 6 (7.79%) MCSE
4 5 (6.49%) CCNA
4 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) HND
6 3 (3.90%) ACSP
6 3 (3.90%) CCDP
6 3 (3.90%) CCIP
6 3 (3.90%) CCNP
6 3 (3.90%) Degree
6 3 (3.90%) IBM Certification
6 3 (3.90%) MCDST
6 3 (3.90%) MCITP
6 3 (3.90%) MCTS
6 3 (3.90%) RHCE
6 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.19%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.90%) vSphere
7 2 (2.60%) NFS
7 2 (2.60%) Xen
7 2 (2.60%) XenApp
8 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (24.68%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (11.69%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.19%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.60%) DameWare
5 1 (1.30%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Cisco
1 23 (29.87%) Citrix
2 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.97%) VMware
4 11 (14.29%) Oracle
5 10 (12.99%) 3PAR
5 10 (12.99%) IBM
6 9 (11.69%) NetApp
7 8 (10.39%) AppSense
7 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.49%) EMC
8 5 (6.49%) Symantec
8 5 (6.49%) Telerik
8 5 (6.49%) Wyse
9 4 (5.19%) Lotus
9 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.90%) Apple
10 3 (3.90%) Avaya
11 2 (2.60%) Novell
11 2 (2.60%) Veritas
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