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 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 52 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 41 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.48% 1.88% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 5.74% 4.34% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 5
Average daily rate
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£370 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £83 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.16 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.36% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £13.13
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +4.76%
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
714 599 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.27% 43.28% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 279 155
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £168 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 35
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.63 £17.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -3.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £37.49 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
Oldham - 2 £470 -
Sale - 1 £330 -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 21 (26.58%) Windows
2 18 (22.78%) HPUX
3 17 (21.52%) Oracle
4 16 (20.25%) Linux
4 16 (20.25%) Migration
4 16 (20.25%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (18.99%) ITIL
6 13 (16.46%) Veritas
7 12 (15.19%) SQL
8 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
8 11 (13.92%) Finance
9 10 (12.66%) VMware
9 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database
10 9 (11.39%) SAN
10 9 (11.39%) Citrix
11 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
12 7 (8.86%) LAN
12 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
12 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
12 7 (8.86%) MS Office
12 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (7.59%) Java
13 6 (7.59%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (7.59%) Cisco
13 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
13 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
13 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.80%) Site Server
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.53%) Exstream Dialogue
3 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.53%) JBoss
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Office
2 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.80%) Exstream
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
1 1 (1.27%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) SAN
2 7 (8.86%) LAN
3 5 (6.33%) Firewall
4 4 (5.06%) VLAN
5 3 (3.80%) WAN
5 3 (3.80%) FTP
5 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.80%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.53%) DNS
6 2 (2.53%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.53%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.27%) SSH
7 1 (1.27%) RTP
7 1 (1.27%) Telnet
7 1 (1.27%) Softswitch
7 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.27%) VPN
7 1 (1.27%) SNMP
7 1 (1.27%) DHCP
7 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (6.33%) SQLPlus
5 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.53%) MS Access
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.80%) JIRA
3 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.27%) Toad
4 1 (1.27%) Lombardi
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Local Government
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Billing
5 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (18.99%) Analyst
1 15 (18.99%) Consultant
2 8 (10.13%) Test Manager
3 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
4 4 (5.06%) Network Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
4 4 (5.06%) Desktop Support
4 4 (5.06%) Developer
4 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (5.06%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Server Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Systems Developer
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (3.80%) Architect
5 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (3.80%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (2.53%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) XML
2 2 (2.53%) Ajax
2 2 (2.53%) jQuery
2 2 (2.53%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) HTML5
3 1 (1.27%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.27%) CSS3
3 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.27%) JSON
3 1 (1.27%) DOM
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.06%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.80%) CMDB
4 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.27%) FMCG
5 1 (1.27%) Open Source
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Windows
2 18 (22.78%) HPUX
3 16 (20.25%) Linux
4 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.06%) VMS
6 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.80%) UNIX
7 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.53%) SUSE
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) Migration
2 15 (18.99%) ITIL
3 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (7.59%) Test Management
4 6 (7.59%) Test Scripting
5 5 (6.33%) Performance Testing
5 5 (6.33%) Software Testing
5 5 (6.33%) Scrum
5 5 (6.33%) Service Management
6 4 (5.06%) Workflow
6 4 (5.06%) OO
6 4 (5.06%) RAD
6 4 (5.06%) Security Testing
6 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.06%) Integration Testing
6 4 (5.06%) Line Management
7 3 (3.80%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.80%) Functional Testing
7 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.59%) Java
4 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.06%) C#
6 3 (3.80%) Perl
6 3 (3.80%) VBA
6 3 (3.80%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (2.53%) VB
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.53%) MCP
4 2 (2.53%) ISEB
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.27%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) XenApp
2 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.27%) vSphere
2 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.27%) Xen
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.06%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.06%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.80%) Puppet
4 2 (2.53%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (2.53%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.27%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Oracle
2 13 (16.46%) Veritas
3 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.66%) VMware
5 9 (11.39%) Citrix
6 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco
7 5 (6.33%) Symantec
7 5 (6.33%) 3PAR
8 4 (5.06%) Apple
8 4 (5.06%) NetApp
8 4 (5.06%) SAP
8 4 (5.06%) Dell
9 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.53%) Novell
10 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.53%) IBM
11 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.27%) Adobe
11 1 (1.27%) Sun
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