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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing HP 4 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.30% 4.11% 5.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.82% 7.88% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Median daily rate £318 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £195 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £429 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £24.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year
-39.58% +75.82%

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
142 165 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.25% 52.22% 56.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 106 81
Median daily rate £360 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 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
Liverpool -10 4 £318 -15.33%
HP
North West

HP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for HP.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) SUSE
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Document Composition
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SUSE
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (20.00%) Document Composition
1 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft