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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 30 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing HP 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.91% 1.85% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 5.58% 3.88% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate
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£295 £415 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.91% +89.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £187 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £423 £224
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
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
215 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 52.06% 47.69% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 55 39
Average daily rate £325 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £19.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 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 30 July 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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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 -6 8 £215 -48.19% 1
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (26.92%) Cisco
1 7 (26.92%) IBM
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Brocade
3 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) UNIX
3 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) SAN
4 4 (15.38%) NetApp
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Finance
5 3 (11.54%) Publishing
5 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) ISEB
5 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.54%) Private Cloud
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) GSM
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) DB2
6 2 (7.69%) MS Project

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) HP Helion
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) DMZ
2 2 (7.69%) GSM
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) OSPF
3 1 (3.85%) BGP
3 1 (3.85%) RSVP
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) IPsec
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.85%) WAAS
3 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.85%) DMVPN
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Project Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) SAP Architect
3 2 (7.69%) PC Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Designer
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Storage Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Agile Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) AIX
5 2 (7.69%) HPUX
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
1 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.69%) System Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Security Patching
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Server Building
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Firmware
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco
1 7 (26.92%) IBM
2 6 (23.08%) Brocade
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) NetApp
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) Meraki
6 1 (3.85%) AppSense
6 1 (3.85%) PlateSpin
6 1 (3.85%) Aruba