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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 44 43 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +30
Contract jobs citing HP 41 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.09% 2.96% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 7.13% 6.44% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 7
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £154 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +10.34%
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
575 559 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.33% 46.01% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 255 253
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 63
Average hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

HP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 24 (37.50%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.00%) SAN
4 15 (23.44%) Cisco
5 13 (20.31%) Linux
6 12 (18.75%) Oracle
6 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (17.19%) HPUX
8 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
8 10 (15.63%) 3PAR
9 9 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (14.06%) Citrix
9 9 (14.06%) Service Management
9 9 (14.06%) Wireless
10 8 (12.50%) Finance
10 8 (12.50%) LAN
10 8 (12.50%) Apache
10 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database
10 8 (12.50%) VMware
11 7 (10.94%) SUSE
11 7 (10.94%) Backup Exec
11 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (10.94%) SCCM
11 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
11 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
11 7 (10.94%) WAN
11 7 (10.94%) ITIL
11 7 (10.94%) SQL
11 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (12.50%) Apache
2 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.38%) WebLogic Integration
3 6 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.25%) IIS
6 3 (4.69%) CMS
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.56%) Lync
8 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) SAN
2 9 (14.06%) Wireless
3 8 (12.50%) LAN
4 7 (10.94%) WAN
4 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.94%) DNS
5 6 (9.38%) DHCP
5 6 (9.38%) FTP
6 5 (7.81%) HTTP
7 4 (6.25%) Firewall
7 4 (6.25%) IPsec
8 3 (4.69%) SSH
8 3 (4.69%) SNMP
8 3 (4.69%) VPN
9 2 (3.13%) Internet
9 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.13%) Network Security
10 1 (1.56%) VLAN
10 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) MS Access
3 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.56%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Introscope
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Architect
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (9.38%) Tester
3 6 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Non-Functional Tester
4 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Management Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.13%) Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) SOAP
3 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.56%) Life Science
5 1 (1.56%) CMDB
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) Firmware
5 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) Linux
3 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (17.19%) HPUX
5 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.94%) SUSE
7 6 (9.38%) Solaris
8 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.81%) AIX
8 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.56%) UNIX
9 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Service Management
2 7 (10.94%) ITIL
3 6 (9.38%) Migration
3 6 (9.38%) SOA
3 6 (9.38%) Statistical Analysis
3 6 (9.38%) Release Management
3 6 (9.38%) Performance Testing
3 6 (9.38%) Security Testing
3 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
3 6 (9.38%) Test Scripting
4 5 (7.81%) ITSM
5 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.25%) CRM
6 3 (4.69%) Workflow
6 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.13%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.56%) Web Development
8 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) VB
2 6 (9.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (1.56%) Perl
3 1 (1.56%) PHP
3 1 (1.56%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) ISEB
2 6 (9.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 6 (9.38%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.13%) CISSP
4 2 (3.13%) MCITP
5 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.56%) CCSA
5 1 (1.56%) CCSE
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) CCNA
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.38%) XenApp
3 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (10.94%) Backup Exec
2 7 (10.94%) SCCM
3 5 (7.81%) SCSM
3 5 (7.81%) SCOM
4 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.69%) WMI
5 3 (4.69%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (4.69%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (4.69%) OpenView
6 2 (3.13%) Control-M
6 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.56%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.56%) Puppet
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.56%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (1.56%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.44%) Cisco
3 12 (18.75%) Oracle
4 10 (15.63%) 3PAR
5 9 (14.06%) Citrix
6 8 (12.50%) VMware
7 7 (10.94%) Symantec
8 6 (9.38%) TIBCO
8 6 (9.38%) SAP
9 5 (7.81%) Juniper
9 5 (7.81%) CA
10 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
10 4 (6.25%) Avaya
10 4 (6.25%) EMC
10 4 (6.25%) IBM
11 3 (4.69%) FrontRange
11 3 (4.69%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.69%) Meru Networks
11 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
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