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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 28 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing HP 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.33% 2.78% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% 7.37% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
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
120 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.69% 37.70% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 34
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 7
Average hourly rate £11.75 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.05 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £20.90 £22.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
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 19 September 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 0 4 £450 +160.86% 3
Wirral - 1 £363 -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) HPUX
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Firmware
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) DSL
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) DSL
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) HPUX Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) HPUX Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) e-Health
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) HPUX
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) VMFS
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) vCloud
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Brocade
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
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