The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 50 43 66
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs citing HP 36 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.91% 3.16% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 6.91% 6.70% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 6
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £189 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £11.20 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.80 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -5.08%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
521 537 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.15% 47.15% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 248 263
Average daily rate £323 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 57
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £18.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.19 £31.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
HP
North West

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 31 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 22 (35.48%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 17 (27.42%) Cisco
4 15 (24.19%) SAN
5 12 (19.35%) Linux
6 11 (17.74%) HPUX
6 11 (17.74%) Oracle
7 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
8 9 (14.52%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (14.52%) 3PAR
8 9 (14.52%) Finance
9 8 (12.90%) Wireless
9 8 (12.90%) Backup Exec
9 8 (12.90%) Service Management
9 8 (12.90%) ITIL
9 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
9 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
9 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
10 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (11.29%) SCCM
10 7 (11.29%) DNS
10 7 (11.29%) LAN
10 7 (11.29%) EMC
10 7 (11.29%) ISEB
10 7 (11.29%) Apache
10 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
10 7 (11.29%) WAN
10 7 (11.29%) VMware
10 7 (11.29%) Symantec

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (11.29%) Apache
1 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
1 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.68%) WebLogic Integration
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (6.45%) IIS
5 2 (3.23%) CMS
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.61%) Lync
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) SAN
2 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.90%) Wireless
3 7 (11.29%) LAN
3 7 (11.29%) WAN
3 7 (11.29%) DNS
4 6 (9.68%) DHCP
4 6 (9.68%) FTP
5 4 (6.45%) HTTP
5 4 (6.45%) Firewall
5 4 (6.45%) IPsec
5 4 (6.45%) Network Security
6 3 (4.84%) SSH
6 3 (4.84%) SNMP
6 3 (4.84%) VPN
7 1 (1.61%) PSTN
7 1 (1.61%) RIP
7 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.61%) SSL
7 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) MS Access
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.61%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MSI
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
2 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Architect
2 11 (17.74%) Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Tester
4 5 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Non-Functional Tester
5 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Network Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Network Security Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Service Management Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Storage Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Middleware
2 3 (4.84%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.45%) Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Windows
2 12 (19.35%) Linux
3 11 (17.74%) HPUX
4 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.68%) Solaris
6 6 (9.68%) SUSE
7 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.06%) AIX
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.84%) Android
10 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) ITIL
1 8 (12.90%) Service Management
2 6 (9.68%) SOA
2 6 (9.68%) Migration
2 6 (9.68%) Statistical Analysis
2 6 (9.68%) Release Management
2 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
2 6 (9.68%) Security Testing
2 6 (9.68%) Integration Testing
2 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
3 5 (8.06%) ITSM
4 4 (6.45%) CRM
4 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.84%) Workflow
5 3 (4.84%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.23%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.61%) System Testing
7 1 (1.61%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.61%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
1 6 (9.68%) VB
1 6 (9.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (1.61%) Python
2 1 (1.61%) Perl
2 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) ISEB
2 6 (9.68%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (8.06%) MCITP
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.45%) CCNA
4 4 (6.45%) CCNP
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.84%) MCDST
5 3 (4.84%) MCTS
5 3 (4.84%) ACSP
5 3 (4.84%) CCIP
5 3 (4.84%) MCSE
5 3 (4.84%) MCSA
5 3 (4.84%) CCDP
5 3 (4.84%) RHCE
5 3 (4.84%) ACSA
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.84%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.06%) XenApp
3 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.84%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (12.90%) Backup Exec
3 7 (11.29%) SCCM
4 5 (8.06%) SCOM
4 5 (8.06%) SCSM
5 3 (4.84%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (4.84%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (4.84%) WMI
5 3 (4.84%) OpenView
5 3 (4.84%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.23%) Control-M
6 2 (3.23%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.61%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (1.61%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.42%) Cisco
3 11 (17.74%) Oracle
4 9 (14.52%) 3PAR
5 7 (11.29%) Symantec
5 7 (11.29%) VMware
5 7 (11.29%) EMC
6 6 (9.68%) Citrix
6 6 (9.68%) SAP
6 6 (9.68%) IBM
6 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 6 (9.68%) Apple
6 6 (9.68%) TIBCO
7 5 (8.06%) Juniper
8 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.45%) CA
8 4 (6.45%) Avaya
9 3 (4.84%) BMC
9 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.84%) FrontRange
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