The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Merseyside 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 27 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing HP 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.87% 1.70% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 4.00% 4.44% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£415 £219 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.71% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -3.44%
Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
100 90 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.73% 38.30% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 43
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
HP
North West

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 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
Liverpool -2 4 £415 +95.29% 2
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) DSL
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Thin Client

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) DSL
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (16.67%) VMFS
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix