The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 21 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.54% - 2.78%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% - 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£128 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
68 42 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 60.18% 36.52% 35.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 56
Average daily rate £225 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Northern Ireland region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Northern Ireland region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

HP
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
County Antrim - 3 £128 -
HP
UK

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (42.86%) VB
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) HND
1 3 (42.86%) Exstream
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) AirWatch
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Reuters
2 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceCenter

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) HND
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) AirWatch
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Reuters
1 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg