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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
England / West Midlands
Rank 78 104 55
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -49
Contract jobs citing HP 44 28 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.83% 1.07% 2.62%
As % of the Vendors category 4.11% 2.24% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 39
Median daily rate £323 £319 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £293 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £441 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £14.75 - £26.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 - £24.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 - £28.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year
-36.95% +68.49%

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
1070 1251 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.44% 47.80% 51.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 639 578
Median daily rate £400 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 34 103
Median hourly rate £16.99 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.84 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £23.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +6 16 £338 -10.59% 1
Warwickshire +8 13 £313 -27.32%
Coventry -8 4 £305 -1.61% 1
Shropshire - 3 £425 - 3
Staffordshire - 3 £128 -
Solihull 0 2 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £408 -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 28 (33.73%) ITIL
2 21 (25.30%) Windows
2 21 (25.30%) IBM
3 18 (21.69%) Dell
3 18 (21.69%) Cisco
4 17 (20.48%) SAN
4 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
5 16 (19.28%) Migration
6 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (18.07%) Windows Server
7 14 (16.87%) Linux
7 14 (16.87%) Incident Management
7 14 (16.87%) Degree
7 14 (16.87%) Problem Management
8 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
8 13 (15.66%) VMware
8 13 (15.66%) Change Management
9 12 (14.46%) Finance
9 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
9 12 (14.46%) Network Security
10 11 (13.25%) EMC
10 11 (13.25%) SLA
10 11 (13.25%) NetApp
10 11 (13.25%) 3PAR
10 11 (13.25%) Mentoring
11 10 (12.05%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (12.05%) Data Centre
11 10 (12.05%) Unix
11 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (12.05%) VMware ESX

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 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.41%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.20%) assyst
2 1 (1.20%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) SAN
2 12 (14.46%) Network Security
3 8 (9.64%) LAN
4 7 (8.43%) Firewall
5 5 (6.02%) WAN
6 3 (3.61%) BIG-IP
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (3.61%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.61%) Wireless
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.41%) Junos
7 2 (2.41%) OSPF
7 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.20%) 3G
8 1 (1.20%) BGP
8 1 (1.20%) Internet
8 1 (1.20%) Intranet
8 1 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) MySQL
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.20%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) JMeter
3 1 (1.20%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.20%) Selenium
3 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.20%) Subversion
3 1 (1.20%) VersionOne
3 1 (1.20%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.23%) Electronics
4 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.02%) Retail
5 2 (2.41%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (14.46%) Architect
2 11 (13.25%) Field Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Field Service Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Technical Architect
4 8 (9.64%) Network Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Hardware Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) HP Printer Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Printer Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Tester
7 5 (6.02%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Break Fix Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Storage Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Middleware
2 2 (2.41%) SOAP
2 2 (2.41%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) JSON
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.05%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.43%) CLARiiON
3 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.43%) Symmetrix DMX
4 6 (7.23%) HP Storage
5 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.41%) CMDB
6 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.20%) Replication
7 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Windows
2 15 (18.07%) Windows Server
3 14 (16.87%) Linux
4 10 (12.05%) Unix
5 6 (7.23%) HPUX
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.61%) Android
8 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) ITIL
2 16 (19.28%) Migration
3 14 (16.87%) Incident Management
3 14 (16.87%) Problem Management
4 13 (15.66%) Change Management
5 11 (13.25%) Mentoring
6 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.05%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (10.84%) Escalation Management
8 8 (9.64%) Service Management
8 8 (9.64%) Test Scripting
9 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.43%) Project Management
9 7 (8.43%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Trend Analysis
9 7 (8.43%) Workflow
10 6 (7.23%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (7.23%) Functional Testing
10 6 (7.23%) Integration Testing
10 6 (7.23%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) C
2 3 (3.61%) Perl
3 2 (2.41%) Java
3 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.41%) Python
4 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.20%) C++
4 1 (1.20%) Jython
4 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.20%) Prolog
4 1 (1.20%) Ruby
4 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Degree
2 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.43%) DV Cleared
5 6 (7.23%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.02%) BICSI Certification
6 5 (6.02%) BICSI RCDD
6 5 (6.02%) CCNP
6 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.61%) ISEB
7 3 (3.61%) MOS
7 3 (3.61%) RHCE
8 2 (2.41%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.20%) CCNA
9 1 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.20%) PgMP
9 1 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) VMware ESX
1 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.64%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.43%) SRDF
4 6 (7.23%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.20%) Samba
6 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.82%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.61%) OpenView
4 2 (2.41%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (2.41%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (2.41%) Puppet
4 2 (2.41%) SCCM
4 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.20%) Ansible
5 1 (1.20%) OPNET
5 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) IBM
2 18 (21.69%) Cisco
2 18 (21.69%) Dell
3 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.66%) VMware
5 11 (13.25%) 3PAR
5 11 (13.25%) EMC
5 11 (13.25%) NetApp
6 8 (9.64%) Brocade
7 7 (8.43%) Oracle
8 6 (7.23%) Juniper
9 5 (6.02%) BMC
9 5 (6.02%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.82%) Aruba
10 4 (4.82%) Avaya
10 4 (4.82%) CA
10 4 (4.82%) Citrix
10 4 (4.82%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.82%) Remedy
10 4 (4.82%) SAP
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