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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 92 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 12 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 1.80% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.55% 4.70% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 12
Median daily rate £348 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £130 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -15.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.28 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-31.84% +35.29%
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
776 744 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 46.25% 38.21% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 365 377
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 45
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.95 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £23.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 7 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
3 13 (31.71%) VMware
4 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
5 10 (24.39%) Citrix
5 10 (24.39%) SAN
5 10 (24.39%) Migration
6 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (17.07%) Finance
8 6 (14.63%) Banking
8 6 (14.63%) LAN
8 6 (14.63%) MS Office
8 6 (14.63%) SCCM
8 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (12.20%) HPUX
9 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
9 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
9 5 (12.20%) VPN
9 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (12.20%) Firewall
9 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
9 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.76%) NetApp
10 4 (9.76%) DNS
10 4 (9.76%) DHCP

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 (12.20%) MS Exchange
1 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.44%) CICS
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 5 (12.20%) VPN
4 4 (9.76%) DHCP
4 4 (9.76%) DNS
4 4 (9.76%) VoIP
4 4 (9.76%) WAN
5 3 (7.32%) NAS
5 3 (7.32%) PBX
5 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications
5 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.88%) VLAN
7 1 (2.44%) FTP
7 1 (2.44%) HTTP
7 1 (2.44%) SMTP
7 1 (2.44%) SNMP
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) MS Access
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Selenium
2 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.88%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.88%) JMeter
3 2 (4.88%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.44%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.44%) Firebug
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) The Grinder
4 1 (2.44%) Toad
4 1 (2.44%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Consultant
2 4 (9.76%) Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Developer
3 3 (7.32%) HPUX Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Subject Matter Expert
4 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
4 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.44%) J2EE
1 1 (2.44%) Node.js
1 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) BYOD
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.44%) FMCG
5 1 (2.44%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.44%) HP Superdome
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) Robotics
5 1 (2.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.44%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.20%) HPUX
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.76%) Linux
5 4 (9.76%) Unix
6 3 (7.32%) AIX
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris
7 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Migration
2 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (4.88%) API Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Automation Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) Email Filtering
5 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.88%) Server Patching
5 2 (4.88%) Service Management
5 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.88%) Test Management
5 2 (4.88%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (4.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) VBScript
3 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.88%) C++
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) COBOL
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) JCL
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) VBA
4 1 (2.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) MCSA
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) MCDST
4 1 (2.44%) MCITP
4 1 (2.44%) MCTS
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) NFS
4 1 (2.44%) Xen
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.88%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (2.44%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (2.44%) Kibana
4 1 (2.44%) OpenView
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) Puppet
4 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.44%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) VMware
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) Citrix
4 4 (9.76%) NetApp
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle
5 3 (7.32%) 3PAR
5 3 (7.32%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) AppSense
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) Lotus
6 2 (4.88%) SAP
6 2 (4.88%) Wyse
7 1 (2.44%) ADIC
7 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.44%) Intel
7 1 (2.44%) Reuters
7 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.44%) Splunk
7 1 (2.44%) Sun
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec