The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 92 92 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -44
Contract jobs citing HP 52 30 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.60% 1.20% 3.32%
As % of the Vendors category 3.44% 2.75% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 53
Median daily rate £350 £286 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.27% -13.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £173 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £13.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.16% -26.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.07
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.51%
HP
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1512 1090 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.65% 43.70% 49.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 523 604
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £593 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 79 91
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.76 £29.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 15 £330 - 2
Birmingham -3 11 £480 +43.20% 7
Staffordshire +1 6 £450 +56.52% 1
Worcestershire -3 5 £350 +12.90% 1
Warwickshire -4 3 £319 -16.11% 1
Coventry -14 2 - - 2
West Bromwich - 1 £370 -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for HP.

1 39 (38.24%) Windows
2 34 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 30 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 29 (28.43%) Windows Server
5 24 (23.53%) ITIL
6 22 (21.57%) Dell
6 22 (21.57%) Cisco
7 20 (19.61%) Security Cleared
8 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 17 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 16 (15.69%) Service Management
10 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (14.71%) Windows XP
11 15 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (14.71%) SC Cleared
12 14 (13.73%) MS Office
12 14 (13.73%) Project Management
13 13 (12.75%) DHCP
13 13 (12.75%) DNS
13 13 (12.75%) Firewall
13 13 (12.75%) Finance
13 13 (12.75%) Windows 7
14 12 (11.76%) Data Centre
14 12 (11.76%) LAN
15 11 (10.78%) Blackberry
15 11 (10.78%) Avaya
15 11 (10.78%) ISTQB
15 11 (10.78%) SCCM
15 11 (10.78%) Android

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 17 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.96%) Documentum
5 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (13.73%) MS Office
2 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Exstream
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.96%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.98%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Office 365
2 3 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.96%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) DHCP
1 13 (12.75%) DNS
1 13 (12.75%) Firewall
2 12 (11.76%) LAN
3 10 (9.80%) IP Telephony
3 10 (9.80%) Wireless
4 9 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (8.82%) VPN
5 8 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (7.84%) WAN
6 7 (6.86%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (5.88%) SAN
8 5 (4.90%) NAS
8 5 (4.90%) Network Security
8 5 (4.90%) OSPF
9 4 (3.92%) BGP
9 4 (3.92%) Internet
9 4 (3.92%) IPsec
9 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) Data Mining
1 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) HP UFT
2 5 (4.90%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.98%) JMeter
3 1 (0.98%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (0.98%) Selenium
3 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.98%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.98%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (12.75%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Automotive
3 4 (3.92%) Billing
3 4 (3.92%) Legal
4 3 (2.94%) Military
5 2 (1.96%) Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (28.43%) Analyst
2 8 (7.84%) Business Analyst
2 8 (7.84%) Support Engineer
2 8 (7.84%) Test Analyst
2 8 (7.84%) Test Manager
3 6 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 5 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (4.90%) Administrator
4 5 (4.90%) Architect
4 5 (4.90%) Consultant
4 5 (4.90%) Network Engineer
4 5 (4.90%) Tester
5 4 (3.92%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (3.92%) Desktop Support
5 4 (3.92%) Field Engineer
5 4 (3.92%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (3.92%) Network Administrator
5 4 (3.92%) SAP Test Analyst
5 4 (3.92%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) .NET
1 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.98%) Classic ASP
1 1 (0.98%) Middleware
1 1 (0.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.78%) Blackberry
3 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.90%) HP Storage
5 4 (3.92%) CESG
5 4 (3.92%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.92%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.92%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.94%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.94%) PDA
6 3 (2.94%) PKI
6 3 (2.94%) Statistics
7 2 (1.96%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.98%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.98%) Economics
8 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.98%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (38.24%) Windows
2 29 (28.43%) Windows Server
3 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (14.71%) Windows XP
6 13 (12.75%) Windows 7
7 11 (10.78%) Android
8 9 (8.82%) Windows 10
9 8 (7.84%) Unix
10 7 (6.86%) Linux
10 7 (6.86%) Windows 8
11 5 (4.90%) HPUX
12 4 (3.92%) Solaris
12 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.94%) SUSE
14 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) ITIL
2 16 (15.69%) Service Management
3 15 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (13.73%) Project Management
5 9 (8.82%) Test Scripting
6 8 (7.84%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.84%) Test Strategy
7 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.88%) Change Management
8 6 (5.88%) Defect Management
8 6 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 6 (5.88%) Migration
8 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.88%) System Testing
9 5 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.90%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.90%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (3.92%) ITSM
11 3 (2.94%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) C
3 2 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.98%) C#
4 1 (0.98%) C++
4 1 (0.98%) Groovy
4 1 (0.98%) Java
4 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.98%) Jython
4 1 (0.98%) Perl
4 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.98%) Ruby
4 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.98%) VBA
4 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.78%) ISTQB
4 10 (9.80%) CCNP
4 10 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.84%) CCNA
5 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.86%) CCDP
6 7 (6.86%) ISEB
6 7 (6.86%) MOS
7 5 (4.90%) Degree
7 5 (4.90%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (4.90%) JNCIP
8 4 (3.92%) CCIE
8 4 (3.92%) JNCIA
8 4 (3.92%) MCSE
9 3 (2.94%) CCDA
9 3 (2.94%) MCSA
9 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.92%) vSphere
4 3 (2.94%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.98%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (10.78%) SCCM
3 5 (4.90%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.96%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.96%) OpenView
5 2 (1.96%) Puppet
5 2 (1.96%) WSUS
6 1 (0.98%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.98%) DameWare
6 1 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.98%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.98%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.98%) SCOM
6 1 (0.98%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.57%) Cisco
2 22 (21.57%) Dell
3 11 (10.78%) Avaya
4 10 (9.80%) CheckPoint
5 8 (7.84%) LANDesk
5 8 (7.84%) Oracle
5 8 (7.84%) VMware
6 7 (6.86%) SAP
6 7 (6.86%) Toshiba
7 6 (5.88%) Citrix
7 6 (5.88%) Intel Security
8 5 (4.90%) 3PAR
8 5 (4.90%) EMC
8 5 (4.90%) Juniper
9 4 (3.92%) Fujitsu
9 4 (3.92%) Meraki
10 3 (2.94%) 3Com
10 3 (2.94%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.94%) Huawei
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