The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 45 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing HP 5 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.01% 3.70% 3.52%
As % of the Vendors category 3.11% 7.73% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 3
Median daily rate £388 £344 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.64% +25.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.07
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.51%
HP
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
161 207 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 32.66% 47.81% 48.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 147 61
Median daily rate £490 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £523 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.70 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for HP.

1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) OpenView
2 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
2 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) JMeter
3 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Velocity
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Brocade
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
1 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
2 2 (15.38%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) OAT Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Velocity
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) SUSE
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Test Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) HP ASE
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) OpenView
2 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
2 2 (15.38%) Brocade
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Bomgar
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Peregrine
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.69%) SevOne
3 1 (7.69%) Siebel
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas
3 1 (7.69%) VMware