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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 27 July 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 62 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing HP 40 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.17% 2.17% 2.79%
As % of the Vendors category 4.96% 4.87% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 19
Median daily rate £360 £348 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £283 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.17 £17.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+20.97% +13.78%
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
806 719 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.66% 44.60% 41.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 388 292
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 33
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £34.00 £29.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 6 £525 - 1
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for HP.

1 38 (45.24%) Windows
2 37 (44.05%) VMware
3 34 (40.48%) Active Directory
4 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (28.57%) Citrix
5 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 20 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
8 17 (20.24%) Application Packaging
8 17 (20.24%) AppSense
8 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
9 15 (17.86%) IBM
10 14 (16.67%) Wyse
10 14 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (15.48%) JIRA
11 13 (15.48%) Fat Client
11 13 (15.48%) Thin Client
11 13 (15.48%) SQL
12 12 (14.29%) Test Management
12 12 (14.29%) Migration
12 12 (14.29%) NetScaler
13 11 (13.10%) Defect Management
13 11 (13.10%) Test Scripting
13 11 (13.10%) Java
13 11 (13.10%) Linux
14 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
14 10 (11.90%) Oracle

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.38%) JBoss
3 2 (2.38%) Liferay
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.19%) Confluence
4 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Office
2 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (4.76%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 8 (9.52%) DHCP
3 7 (8.33%) DNS
3 7 (8.33%) SAN
4 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.95%) Wireless
5 4 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (4.76%) HTTP
5 4 (4.76%) iSCSI
5 4 (4.76%) VLAN
6 3 (3.57%) LAN
7 2 (2.38%) Firewall
7 2 (2.38%) FTP
7 2 (2.38%) WinSCP
8 1 (1.19%) Internet
8 1 (1.19%) SNMP
8 1 (1.19%) VoIP
8 1 (1.19%) WAN
8 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.38%) DB2
3 2 (2.38%) MS Access
4 1 (1.19%) Big Data
4 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) JIRA
2 10 (11.90%) HP UFT
3 8 (9.52%) Selenium
4 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 5 (5.95%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.95%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.38%) Introscope
6 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.38%) Toad
7 1 (1.19%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.19%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.19%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Citrix Specialist
2 10 (11.90%) Consultant
3 9 (10.71%) Test Manager
4 8 (9.52%) Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Citrix Expert
6 6 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (4.76%) IT Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) XML
2 3 (3.57%) Middleware
3 2 (2.38%) EDI
3 2 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.38%) SOAP
3 2 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.19%) .NET
4 1 (1.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.48%) Fat Client
2 13 (15.48%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.95%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) FMCG
4 4 (4.76%) Life Science
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) LPAR
5 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.38%) PKI
5 2 (2.38%) Psychology
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.19%) iPad
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.24%) Windows
2 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (13.10%) Linux
6 9 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.52%) Unix
8 6 (7.14%) HPUX
9 4 (4.76%) AIX
9 4 (4.76%) Solaris
10 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.38%) SUSE
10 2 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.19%) Android
11 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) Application Packaging
2 12 (14.29%) Migration
2 12 (14.29%) Test Management
3 11 (13.10%) Defect Management
3 11 (13.10%) Test Scripting
4 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.90%) Risk Management
5 8 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 7 (8.33%) Service Management
6 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 6 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 6 (7.14%) IT Governance
7 6 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (7.14%) TDD
8 5 (5.95%) BDD
8 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.95%) Project Management
8 5 (5.95%) Test Strategy
8 5 (5.95%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) SQL
2 11 (13.10%) Java
3 8 (9.52%) C
3 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.14%) C#
5 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.95%) Ruby
6 3 (3.57%) VB
7 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.14%) CCNA
2 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.14%) MCSA
2 6 (7.14%) MCSE
3 4 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.57%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.38%) Degree
5 2 (2.38%) MCP
5 2 (2.38%) OCP
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.38%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.19%) CCDP
6 1 (1.19%) CCNP
6 1 (1.19%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.38%) SLA
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (9.52%) XenApp
4 4 (4.76%) NFS
4 4 (4.76%) vSphere
4 4 (4.76%) Xen
5 2 (2.38%) Firmware
5 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.76%) Puppet
2 4 (4.76%) SCCM
2 4 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.38%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.38%) DameWare
4 2 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.38%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.38%) nmon
4 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.19%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.19%) Kibana
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) SCOM
5 1 (1.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (44.05%) VMware
2 24 (28.57%) Citrix
3 17 (20.24%) AppSense
4 15 (17.86%) IBM
5 14 (16.67%) Wyse
6 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 10 (11.90%) Oracle
7 8 (9.52%) Cisco
8 7 (8.33%) SAP
9 6 (7.14%) Dell
9 6 (7.14%) NetApp
10 4 (4.76%) 3Com
10 4 (4.76%) ION Trading
10 4 (4.76%) Veeam
11 3 (3.57%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.57%) Symantec
12 2 (2.38%) arcserve
12 2 (2.38%) CA
12 2 (2.38%) IBM Sterling
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