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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 64 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing HP 35 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.16% 2.79% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 4.90% 6.81% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 30
Average daily rate
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£348 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £243 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £451 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.50% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £14.65 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £32.50 £12.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
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
714 514 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.97% 41.02% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 288 251
Average daily rate £329 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £29.69 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
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HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (35.90%) Windows
2 27 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (21.79%) Finance
4 15 (19.23%) ITIL
4 15 (19.23%) VMware
5 14 (17.95%) Oracle
6 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 13 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 12 (15.38%) SQL
8 11 (14.10%) Linux
8 11 (14.10%) Citrix
8 11 (14.10%) SAN
9 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
9 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (12.82%) Security Testing
9 10 (12.82%) Integration Testing
9 10 (12.82%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (11.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 9 (11.54%) Release Management
10 9 (11.54%) ISEB Practitioner
10 9 (11.54%) ISEB
10 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (8.97%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.13%) Lync
2 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.85%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.56%) Apache
4 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.28%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.13%) Exstream
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
1 1 (1.28%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) SAN
2 8 (10.26%) LAN
3 5 (6.41%) DNS
4 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.13%) FTP
4 4 (5.13%) WAN
4 4 (5.13%) NetScaler
5 3 (3.85%) DHCP
5 3 (3.85%) Firewall
5 3 (3.85%) VLAN
6 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.56%) RTP
6 2 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.56%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.28%) Internet
7 1 (1.28%) NAS
7 1 (1.28%) WLAN
7 1 (1.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.56%) MS Access
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Navigator
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.56%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.85%) HP UFT
1 3 (3.85%) JIRA
1 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.56%) Selenium
2 2 (2.56%) Toad
3 1 (1.28%) Lombardi
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.56%) Local Government
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Analyst
2 9 (11.54%) Test Manager
3 8 (10.26%) Test Leader
4 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Test Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Tester
6 4 (5.13%) Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.56%) Server Support
8 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (1.28%) DOM
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
2 1 (1.28%) Ajax
2 1 (1.28%) JSON
2 1 (1.28%) jQuery
2 1 (1.28%) HTML5
2 1 (1.28%) CSS3
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.56%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.28%) PMI
5 1 (1.28%) DTV
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.28%) FMCG
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Windows
2 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (14.10%) Linux
4 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.97%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.69%) HPUX
7 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.85%) UNIX
9 2 (2.56%) SUSE
9 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) ITIL
2 13 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 13 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 10 (12.82%) Security Testing
3 10 (12.82%) Integration Testing
3 10 (12.82%) System Integration Testing
3 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (11.54%) Release Management
5 7 (8.97%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (7.69%) Test Management
6 6 (7.69%) SDLC
7 5 (6.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.41%) Project Management
7 5 (6.41%) Change Management
8 4 (5.13%) Workflow
8 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.13%) OO
8 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) Java
3 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.85%) VBA
4 3 (3.85%) Python
4 3 (3.85%) Perl
4 3 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (2.56%) C
5 2 (2.56%) VB
5 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 9 (11.54%) ISEB Practitioner
2 9 (11.54%) ISEB
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.13%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.85%) MCSE
4 3 (3.85%) CCNA
4 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.56%) MCSA
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.28%) MCP
6 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
1 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) vSphere
2 3 (3.85%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (2.56%) NFS
3 2 (2.56%) XenServer
3 2 (2.56%) Xen
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.28%) XenApp
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.41%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (3.85%) SCCM
4 3 (3.85%) Puppet
5 2 (2.56%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (2.56%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.28%) OpenView
6 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) VMware
2 14 (17.95%) Oracle
3 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.10%) Citrix
5 7 (8.97%) Cisco
5 7 (8.97%) 3PAR
6 6 (7.69%) IBM
6 6 (7.69%) Symantec
7 5 (6.41%) NetApp
7 5 (6.41%) SAP
8 4 (5.13%) Apple
9 3 (3.85%) Veritas
10 2 (2.56%) Lotus
10 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.56%) McAfee
10 2 (2.56%) Wyse
10 2 (2.56%) Dell
10 2 (2.56%) Veeam
11 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.28%) Mitel
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