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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 56 38 60
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Contract jobs citing HP 36 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.56% 4.02% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 5.74% 8.88% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £135 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% -50.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £135 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £513 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £14.75 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £8.60 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.40 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
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
627 518 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.66% 45.32% 49.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 275 296
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 30 38
Average hourly rate £14.25 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.48% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.19 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Wigan - 1 £325 -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (44.30%) Windows
2 22 (27.85%) Linux
3 20 (25.32%) Cisco
3 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.32%) SAN
3 20 (25.32%) Migration
3 20 (25.32%) VMware
4 17 (21.52%) HPUX
5 15 (18.99%) Citrix
6 13 (16.46%) LAN
6 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (15.19%) WAN
7 12 (15.19%) SQL
7 12 (15.19%) Oracle
8 11 (13.92%) Finance
8 11 (13.92%) Solaris
8 11 (13.92%) ITIL
8 11 (13.92%) IBM
9 10 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
9 10 (12.66%) Firewall
10 9 (11.39%) Veritas
10 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
10 9 (11.39%) EMC
10 9 (11.39%) AIX
11 8 (10.13%) CCNA
11 8 (10.13%) Middleware
11 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (10.13%) Windows 7

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (7.59%) Apache
2 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.06%) JBoss
4 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.80%) Site Server
5 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.53%) CMS
5 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.53%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.32%) SAN
2 13 (16.46%) LAN
3 12 (15.19%) WAN
4 10 (12.66%) Firewall
5 6 (7.59%) VPN
6 5 (6.33%) DNS
6 5 (6.33%) Wireless
6 5 (6.33%) Network Security
6 5 (6.33%) NAS
6 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.33%) NetScaler
7 4 (5.06%) DHCP
8 3 (3.80%) FTP
8 3 (3.80%) HTTP
9 2 (2.53%) SSL
9 2 (2.53%) BGP
9 2 (2.53%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.53%) DMZ
9 2 (2.53%) Internet
9 2 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (5.06%) SQLPlus
2 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (2.53%) MS Access
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.53%) Introscope
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) Analyst
2 10 (12.66%) Consultant
3 9 (11.39%) Architect
4 6 (7.59%) Administrator
4 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.06%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Network Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Security Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Network Security Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Systems Developer
7 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) Middleware
2 4 (5.06%) XML
2 4 (5.06%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.80%) Web Services
3 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (2.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.06%) Mainframe
1 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (5.06%) Replication
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.80%) Thin Client
2 3 (3.80%) CMDB
2 3 (3.80%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.53%) Life Science
4 1 (1.27%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.30%) Windows
2 22 (27.85%) Linux
3 17 (21.52%) HPUX
4 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.92%) Solaris
6 9 (11.39%) AIX
7 8 (10.13%) Windows 7
8 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (7.59%) Windows XP
9 6 (7.59%) UNIX
10 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (5.06%) SUSE
11 4 (5.06%) Android
11 4 (5.06%) VMS
12 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
13 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000
13 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Migration
2 11 (13.92%) ITIL
3 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.33%) Service Management
5 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.06%) ITSM
5 4 (5.06%) RAD
5 4 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
6 3 (3.80%) Integration Testing
6 3 (3.80%) Test Scripting
6 3 (3.80%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (3.80%) Analytics
6 3 (3.80%) Line Management
6 3 (3.80%) People Management
7 2 (2.53%) Content Management
7 2 (2.53%) SIEM
7 2 (2.53%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (2.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.80%) VB
6 2 (2.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (2.53%) VBScript
6 2 (2.53%) Java
6 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.53%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.13%) CCNA
3 7 (8.86%) MCSE
3 7 (8.86%) CCNP
4 5 (6.33%) MCSA
4 5 (6.33%) MCITP
5 4 (5.06%) ACSA
5 4 (5.06%) MCDST
5 4 (5.06%) MCTS
5 4 (5.06%) ACSP
5 4 (5.06%) RHCSA
5 4 (5.06%) CCIP
5 4 (5.06%) CCDP
5 4 (5.06%) RHCE
5 4 (5.06%) MCP
5 4 (5.06%) IBM Certification
6 3 (3.80%) ISEB
6 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.53%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) XenApp
4 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.53%) Firmware
6 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.27%) Xen
6 1 (1.27%) vSphere
6 1 (1.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) SCCM
1 6 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.33%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.80%) OpenView
4 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.53%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.53%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.53%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.53%) Puppet
4 2 (2.53%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.53%) Control-M
4 2 (2.53%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) Cisco
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
1 20 (25.32%) VMware
2 15 (18.99%) Citrix
3 12 (15.19%) Oracle
4 11 (13.92%) IBM
5 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
6 9 (11.39%) Veritas
6 9 (11.39%) EMC
7 7 (8.86%) Dell
7 7 (8.86%) Apple
7 7 (8.86%) Symantec
7 7 (8.86%) 3PAR
8 6 (7.59%) CheckPoint
8 6 (7.59%) Juniper
9 5 (6.33%) Blue Coat
10 4 (5.06%) CA
10 4 (5.06%) StorageTek
10 4 (5.06%) NetApp
10 4 (5.06%) Sun
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