The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 19 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 21 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.00% 3.19% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 10.61% 6.90% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£370 £130 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+184.54% -71.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-14.37% +16.36%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
198 87 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 56.57% 46.28% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 47 25
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +70.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Merseyside region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Merseyside region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

HP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
Liverpool +4 15 £415 +219.09% 1
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) UNIX
4 10 (28.57%) SAN
5 9 (25.71%) Firmware
5 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (22.86%) ISEB
6 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
7 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (20.00%) Dell
7 7 (20.00%) EMC
7 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (20.00%) SCCM
7 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (17.14%) SCVMM
8 6 (17.14%) Clustering
8 6 (17.14%) DFS Replication
8 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
8 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
8 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (17.14%) High Availability
8 6 (17.14%) Windows 2000
8 6 (17.14%) DHCP
8 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.14%) DNS
8 6 (17.14%) SLA

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) SAN
2 6 (17.14%) DHCP
2 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) DMZ
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) SMS
3 1 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Automotive
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Test Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.71%) HPUX Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) UNIX
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 2000
5 5 (14.29%) Linux
6 4 (11.43%) HPUX
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
3 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (17.14%) High Availability
3 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Web Testing
7 2 (5.71%) System Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Time Management
7 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.86%) Workflow
8 1 (2.86%) ERP
8 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ISEB
2 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Firmware
2 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (17.14%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (20.00%) SCCM
3 6 (17.14%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.86%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Dell
1 7 (20.00%) EMC
2 6 (17.14%) IBM
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Remedy
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Brocade
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) Siebel
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Motorola
5 1 (2.86%) AppSense
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Rate: competitive daily rates
Posted: 6 days ago