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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 40 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing HP 4 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.02% 2.91% 5.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.61% 7.77% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £375 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £225 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £430 £279
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £11.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +13.82%
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
153 103 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 39.03% 37.45% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 65 46
Median daily rate £500 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £225 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Median hourly rate £8.50 £9.48 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% -36.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 July 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 6 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 5 (31.25%) QA
3 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Server Building
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Peregrine
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) AIX

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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Acrobat
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DMZ
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) QA Automation Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) QA Automation Tester
4 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) QA Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Ajax
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Server Building
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Bomgar
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Peregrine
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas