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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 50 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 49 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.69% 2.50% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 6.21% 5.65% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 9
Median daily rate £350 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £213 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £348 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.15% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.16 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +18.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+39.39% +20.00%
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
789 673 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.26% 44.33% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 330 265
Median daily rate £378 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 - 2 £606 -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 45 (50.56%) Windows
2 38 (42.70%) VMware
3 37 (41.57%) Active Directory
4 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (35.96%) Citrix
6 29 (32.58%) Windows Server
7 28 (31.46%) SQL Server
8 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (25.84%) Application Packaging
9 23 (25.84%) AppSense
10 22 (24.72%) NetScaler
11 20 (22.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (21.35%) Wyse
13 18 (20.22%) Thin Client
13 18 (20.22%) Fat Client
14 17 (19.10%) IBM
15 16 (17.98%) Cisco
15 16 (17.98%) Risk Management
16 15 (16.85%) SQL
17 14 (15.73%) JIRA
17 14 (15.73%) Data Centre
18 13 (14.61%) Defect Management
19 12 (13.48%) Operational Acceptance Testing
19 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (13.48%) Java
19 12 (13.48%) Oracle
19 12 (13.48%) HP UFT
20 11 (12.36%) Test Management
20 11 (12.36%) Test Scripting

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 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.12%) JBoss
3 1 (1.12%) Liferay
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
1 7 (7.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.37%) SoftLayer
2 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.72%) NetScaler
2 10 (11.24%) SAN
3 9 (10.11%) DHCP
3 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.87%) DNS
5 6 (6.74%) LAN
6 4 (4.49%) WinSCP
6 4 (4.49%) Wireless
7 3 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (3.37%) HTTP
7 3 (3.37%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.37%) VLAN
7 3 (3.37%) WAN
8 2 (2.25%) Firewall
8 2 (2.25%) FTP
9 1 (1.12%) Internet
9 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) DB2
2 4 (4.49%) MS Access
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) Big Data
5 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) JIRA
2 12 (13.48%) HP UFT
3 10 (11.24%) LoadRunner
4 9 (10.11%) Selenium
5 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.62%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.62%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.49%) Toad
8 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.12%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.12%) Introscope
9 1 (1.12%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.12%) TestDirector
9 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.37%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.25%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Citrix Specialist
2 11 (12.36%) Test Manager
3 8 (8.99%) Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Consultant
4 7 (7.87%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Citrix Expert
5 6 (6.74%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Test Automation Manager
6 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) IT Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.49%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (4.49%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Designer
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Designer
8 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Technical Designer
8 3 (3.37%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) XML
2 4 (4.49%) SOAP
2 4 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.37%) .NET
4 2 (2.25%) EDI
4 2 (2.25%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.25%) Middleware
5 1 (1.12%) JSON
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.12%) RESTful
5 1 (1.12%) WAP
5 1 (1.12%) Web Services
5 1 (1.12%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Fat Client
1 18 (20.22%) Thin Client
2 14 (15.73%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.62%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.62%) Life Science
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.37%) FMCG
5 3 (3.37%) PKI
6 2 (2.25%) Clustering
6 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.25%) Psychology
7 1 (1.12%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.12%) iPad
7 1 (1.12%) LPAR
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (50.56%) Windows
2 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (32.58%) Windows Server
4 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (11.24%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.11%) Linux
7 8 (8.99%) Unix
8 3 (3.37%) AIX
8 3 (3.37%) HPUX
8 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.25%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.12%) Android
10 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.12%) Solaris
10 1 (1.12%) SUSE
10 1 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Application Packaging
2 16 (17.98%) Risk Management
3 13 (14.61%) Defect Management
4 12 (13.48%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 11 (12.36%) Migration
5 11 (12.36%) Test Management
5 11 (12.36%) Test Scripting
6 10 (11.24%) IT Governance
7 9 (10.11%) Functional Testing
7 9 (10.11%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.74%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.74%) TDD
9 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.62%) BDD
10 5 (5.62%) Load Testing
10 5 (5.62%) Service Management
10 5 (5.62%) V-Model
11 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) SQL
2 12 (13.48%) Java
3 8 (8.99%) PL/SQL
4 7 (7.87%) C
4 7 (7.87%) C#
5 6 (6.74%) Ruby
6 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.37%) VB
8 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.74%) MCSA
2 6 (6.74%) MCSE
3 5 (5.62%) CCNA
3 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.25%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.25%) Degree
5 2 (2.25%) MCP
5 2 (2.25%) OCP
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.25%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CCDP
6 1 (1.12%) CCIP
6 1 (1.12%) CCNP
6 1 (1.12%) HND
6 1 (1.12%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 4 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (41.57%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (8.99%) XenApp
5 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.37%) NFS
6 3 (3.37%) vSphere
6 3 (3.37%) Xen
7 1 (1.12%) Firmware
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (7.87%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.62%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (4.49%) DameWare
5 3 (3.37%) Puppet
6 2 (2.25%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.25%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.25%) WSUS
7 1 (1.12%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.12%) Kibana
7 1 (1.12%) nmon
7 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 38 (42.70%) VMware
2 32 (35.96%) Citrix
3 23 (25.84%) AppSense
4 19 (21.35%) Wyse
5 17 (19.10%) IBM
6 16 (17.98%) Cisco
7 12 (13.48%) Oracle
8 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.87%) 3PAR
9 7 (7.87%) NetApp
9 7 (7.87%) Symantec
10 6 (6.74%) Dell
11 5 (5.62%) SAP
12 4 (4.49%) 3Com
12 4 (4.49%) ION Trading
12 4 (4.49%) LexisNexis
12 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.49%) Veeam
13 3 (3.37%) Intel Security
14 2 (2.25%) IBM Sterling