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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 79 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Contract jobs citing HP 28 53 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.56% 2.82% 3.28%
As % of the Vendors category 3.66% 6.82% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 24
Median daily rate £345 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £250 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £410 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £17.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.29
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +1.24%
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
766 777 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.75% 41.29% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 406 359
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 38
Median hourly rate £20.73 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £21.50 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -4 4 £525 -
Salford -10 2 £400 +45.45%
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 35 (49.30%) Windows
2 32 (45.07%) Active Directory
2 32 (45.07%) VMware
3 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
4 20 (28.17%) Citrix
5 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
6 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (21.13%) Migration
7 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
8 14 (19.72%) Oracle
9 13 (18.31%) SAN
9 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
9 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (18.31%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (16.90%) IBM
11 11 (15.49%) AppSense
11 11 (15.49%) Application Packaging
12 10 (14.08%) SQL
12 10 (14.08%) Finance
13 9 (12.68%) Wyse
13 9 (12.68%) Thin Client
13 9 (12.68%) MS Office
13 9 (12.68%) Linux
13 9 (12.68%) Unix
13 9 (12.68%) Fat Client
14 8 (11.27%) Test Management
14 8 (11.27%) Test Scripting
14 8 (11.27%) Citrix Presentation Server

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 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.82%) Apache
5 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.82%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.82%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.82%) IIS
5 2 (2.82%) JBoss
5 2 (2.82%) Liferay
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Office
2 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.82%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (2.82%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) SAN
2 8 (11.27%) NetScaler
3 7 (9.86%) DHCP
3 7 (9.86%) DNS
3 7 (9.86%) Firewall
4 6 (8.45%) LAN
5 5 (7.04%) HTTP
5 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.04%) VPN
6 4 (5.63%) VoIP
6 4 (5.63%) WAN
7 3 (4.23%) FTP
7 3 (4.23%) NAS
7 3 (4.23%) PBX
7 3 (4.23%) Unified Communications
7 3 (4.23%) VLAN
7 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.23%) Wireless
8 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.82%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) DB2
2 3 (4.23%) MS Access
2 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) Big Data
3 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) LoadRunner
2 6 (8.45%) JIRA
3 5 (7.04%) HP UFT
4 3 (4.23%) Selenium
4 3 (4.23%) Toad
5 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.82%) Introscope
6 1 (1.41%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.41%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.41%) Firebug
6 1 (1.41%) JMeter
6 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.41%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.41%) The Grinder
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.41%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) Games
6 1 (1.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (14.08%) Citrix Specialist
2 7 (9.86%) Consultant
3 6 (8.45%) Architect
3 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Test Leader
4 5 (7.04%) Analyst
4 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix Expert
5 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (5.63%) Test Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Wintel Support
6 3 (4.23%) HPUX Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Middleware
1 3 (4.23%) SOAP
2 2 (2.82%) EDI
2 2 (2.82%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.41%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.68%) Fat Client
2 9 (12.68%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.23%) BYOD
5 3 (4.23%) FMCG
5 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.23%) PKI
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.82%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.82%) Life Science
6 2 (2.82%) LPAR
6 2 (2.82%) Psychology
7 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.41%) HP Superdome
7 1 (1.41%) Statistics
7 1 (1.41%) User Experience
7 1 (1.41%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 35 (49.30%) Windows
2 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (12.68%) Linux
6 9 (12.68%) Unix
7 7 (9.86%) HPUX
8 5 (7.04%) AIX
8 5 (7.04%) Solaris
8 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.82%) SUSE
9 2 (2.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Migration
2 11 (15.49%) Application Packaging
3 8 (11.27%) Test Management
3 8 (11.27%) Test Scripting
4 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.86%) Defect Management
5 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.04%) Service Management
5 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.04%) Test Strategy
6 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.63%) IT Governance
6 4 (5.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.63%) Project Management
6 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.63%) SOA
6 4 (5.63%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) Java
3 6 (8.45%) C
4 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.23%) VB
6 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.82%) VBScript
7 1 (1.41%) COBOL
7 1 (1.41%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.63%) MCSE
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) CCNA
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.23%) DBS Check
3 3 (4.23%) MCSA
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) MCP
4 2 (2.82%) OCP
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.82%) SAP Certification
4 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.41%) MCDST
5 1 (1.41%) MCITP
5 1 (1.41%) MCTS
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (45.07%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (11.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (11.27%) XenApp
4 3 (4.23%) vSphere
5 2 (2.82%) Firmware
5 2 (2.82%) NFS
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.82%) Xen
5 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (8.45%) SCCM
3 5 (7.04%) Puppet
4 4 (5.63%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.63%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (5.63%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.82%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.82%) DameWare
6 2 (2.82%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.82%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.82%) Kibana
6 2 (2.82%) nmon
6 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.82%) SCOM
6 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) VMware
2 20 (28.17%) Citrix
3 14 (19.72%) Oracle
4 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
5 12 (16.90%) IBM
6 11 (15.49%) AppSense
7 9 (12.68%) Wyse
8 6 (8.45%) SAP
9 5 (7.04%) Cisco
9 5 (7.04%) NetApp
10 4 (5.63%) Dell
11 3 (4.23%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.23%) Intel Security
11 3 (4.23%) Symantec
12 2 (2.82%) arcserve
12 2 (2.82%) Aruba
12 2 (2.82%) Bloomberg
12 2 (2.82%) hybris
12 2 (2.82%) LexisNexis
12 2 (2.82%) Reuters
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