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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 80 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Contract jobs citing HP 30 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.60% 2.29% 3.14%
As % of the Vendors category 3.75% 5.25% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 22
Median daily rate £370 £345 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £17.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -
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
799 781 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.59% 43.70% 42.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 430 323
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 32
Median hourly rate £20.73 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.96% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 August 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 August 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 - 5 £525 -
Salford -8 2 £400 +45.45% 2
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 38 (48.10%) Windows
2 37 (46.84%) VMware
3 34 (43.04%) Active Directory
4 26 (32.91%) Windows Server
5 24 (30.38%) Citrix
6 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
7 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
7 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (20.25%) Application Packaging
9 16 (20.25%) AppSense
9 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (20.25%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (17.72%) Wyse
11 13 (16.46%) Migration
11 13 (16.46%) Thin Client
11 13 (16.46%) Oracle
11 13 (16.46%) IBM
11 13 (16.46%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (16.46%) Fat Client
12 12 (15.19%) SQL
12 12 (15.19%) SAN
12 12 (15.19%) NetScaler
13 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
14 9 (11.39%) Java
14 9 (11.39%) Linux
14 9 (11.39%) Test Scripting
14 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (10.13%) Test Management

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 (6.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.80%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.53%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) JBoss
4 2 (2.53%) Liferay
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
1 6 (7.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.27%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.53%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (2.53%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) NetScaler
1 12 (15.19%) SAN
2 7 (8.86%) DHCP
2 7 (8.86%) DNS
2 7 (8.86%) LAN
3 6 (7.59%) Firewall
4 5 (6.33%) WAN
4 5 (6.33%) Wireless
5 4 (5.06%) HTTP
5 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.06%) VoIP
5 4 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.80%) Internet
6 3 (3.80%) NAS
6 3 (3.80%) PBX
6 3 (3.80%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.80%) VLAN
6 3 (3.80%) VPN
7 2 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.53%) Big Data
3 2 (2.53%) DB2
3 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.53%) MS Access
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) JIRA
2 7 (8.86%) HP UFT
2 7 (8.86%) Selenium
3 6 (7.59%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.53%) Introscope
6 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.53%) Toad
6 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.27%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.27%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.27%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
2 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (18.99%) Citrix Specialist
2 9 (11.39%) Consultant
3 6 (7.59%) Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Support Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Test Manager
4 5 (6.33%) Architect
4 5 (6.33%) Citrix Expert
4 5 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (6.33%) Test Leader
5 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Administrator
6 3 (3.80%) HPUX Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (3.80%) IT Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Middleware
2 2 (2.53%) EDI
2 2 (2.53%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.53%) SOAP
2 2 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.53%) XML
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.46%) Fat Client
2 13 (16.46%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) FMCG
3 4 (5.06%) Life Science
4 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.80%) BYOD
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) PKI
5 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) LPAR
5 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.53%) Psychology
6 1 (1.27%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.27%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.27%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.27%) iPad
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.10%) Windows
2 26 (32.91%) Windows Server
3 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (11.39%) Linux
6 8 (10.13%) Unix
7 7 (8.86%) HPUX
8 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
9 5 (6.33%) AIX
9 5 (6.33%) Solaris
10 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.53%) SUSE
10 2 (2.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.27%) Android
11 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) Application Packaging
2 13 (16.46%) Migration
3 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.39%) Test Scripting
4 8 (10.13%) Test Management
5 7 (8.86%) Defect Management
6 6 (7.59%) Test Strategy
7 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.33%) IT Governance
7 5 (6.33%) Project Management
7 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.33%) Service Management
7 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.06%) Automation Testing
8 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.06%) SOA
8 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) Java
3 6 (7.59%) C
4 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.80%) C#
5 3 (3.80%) VB
6 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.53%) Ruby
6 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.06%) CCNA
2 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.06%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.06%) MCSE
2 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) DBS Check
3 3 (3.80%) MCSA
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) MCDST
4 2 (2.53%) MCITP
4 2 (2.53%) MCP
4 2 (2.53%) MCTS
4 2 (2.53%) OCP
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.53%) SAP Certification
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.27%) CCDP
5 1 (1.27%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (43.04%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (10.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (10.13%) XenApp
5 2 (2.53%) Firmware
5 2 (2.53%) NFS
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.53%) vSphere
5 2 (2.53%) Xen
6 1 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.33%) Puppet
2 5 (6.33%) SCCM
3 4 (5.06%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.06%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.80%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (2.53%) CA Wily
5 2 (2.53%) DameWare
5 2 (2.53%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.53%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.53%) Kibana
5 2 (2.53%) nmon
5 2 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.27%) SCOM
6 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (46.84%) VMware
2 24 (30.38%) Citrix
3 16 (20.25%) AppSense
4 14 (17.72%) Wyse
5 13 (16.46%) IBM
5 13 (16.46%) Oracle
6 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
7 7 (8.86%) Cisco
7 7 (8.86%) SAP
8 5 (6.33%) Dell
8 5 (6.33%) NetApp
9 3 (3.80%) 3Com
9 3 (3.80%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.80%) Intel Security
9 3 (3.80%) ION Trading
9 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.80%) Symantec
9 3 (3.80%) Veeam
10 2 (2.53%) Intel
10 2 (2.53%) LexisNexis