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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 27 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.76% 2.69% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 4.88% 5.75% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£188 £175 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £327 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.91 £13.75 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+23.00% +0.29%
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
205 87 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 56.63% 46.77% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 47 45
Average daily rate £313 £308 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £78 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Average hourly rate £35.06 £14.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.79% +28.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £19.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 -12 5 £130 -25.71% 2
Wirral - 1 - - 1
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 10 (32.26%) ISEB
1 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) UNIX
3 7 (22.58%) IBM
4 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.13%) SAN
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Remedy
5 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
6 4 (12.90%) Finance
6 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 4 (12.90%) EMC
7 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.68%) SLA
7 3 (9.68%) SAP
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
8 2 (6.45%) HP Helion
8 2 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) HP Helion
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) GSM
3 1 (3.23%) SMS
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Project Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Test Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.45%) PC Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (3.23%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) HPUX
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
2 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
4 3 (9.68%) CRM
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Web Testing
5 2 (6.45%) System Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Test Management
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow Management
6 1 (3.23%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ISEB
2 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
3 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) Remedy
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 4 (12.90%) EMC
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
5 2 (6.45%) Siebel
6 1 (3.23%) Brocade
6 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) AppSense
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