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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 94 81 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Contract jobs citing HP 41 43 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.50% 1.68% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 3.30% 3.70% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 35
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £180 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £364 £331
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.99 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.28 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-31.84% +31.85%
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
1241 1162 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.36% 45.36% 48.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 563 584
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 109
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £10.52 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.15 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Birmingham -3 16 £248 -34.00%
Shropshire - 13 £333 -
Warwickshire -4 5 £375 +21.16%
Staffordshire +2 3 £128 -
Worcestershire +1 2 £600 -
Coventry -17 1 £108 -71.61% 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 31 (34.07%) Windows
2 28 (30.77%) Cisco
2 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
4 24 (26.37%) Active Directory
5 21 (23.08%) ITIL
6 17 (18.68%) Dell
6 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
6 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
7 16 (17.58%) Firewall
8 15 (16.48%) Project Management
9 14 (15.38%) CheckPoint
10 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 12 (13.19%) CCNP
11 12 (13.19%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (13.19%) Service Management
11 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (12.09%) Avaya
12 11 (12.09%) Unix
13 10 (10.99%) LAN
13 10 (10.99%) Juniper
13 10 (10.99%) Blackberry
13 10 (10.99%) Wireless
13 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (10.99%) Android
13 10 (10.99%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (9.89%) Windows 10
14 9 (9.89%) Mentoring
14 9 (9.89%) SCCM
14 9 (9.89%) Wi-Fi

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 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Office
2 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.20%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.10%) assyst
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.10%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.58%) Firewall
2 10 (10.99%) LAN
2 10 (10.99%) Wireless
3 9 (9.89%) DHCP
3 9 (9.89%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (8.79%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (8.79%) DNS
5 7 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 7 (7.69%) SAN
5 7 (7.69%) WAN
6 6 (6.59%) VPN
7 5 (5.49%) NAS
7 5 (5.49%) OSPF
7 5 (5.49%) VLAN
8 4 (4.40%) BGP
8 4 (4.40%) Internet
8 4 (4.40%) Network Security
8 4 (4.40%) VoIP
9 3 (3.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) LoadRunner
2 4 (4.40%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.20%) Selenium
4 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.10%) JIRA
4 1 (1.10%) JMeter
4 1 (1.10%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.10%) Subversion
4 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.10%) VersionOne
4 1 (1.10%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.10%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Automotive
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
2 3 (3.30%) Legal
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (12.09%) Network Engineer
2 10 (10.99%) Field Engineer
2 10 (10.99%) Test Manager
3 9 (9.89%) Analyst
4 8 (8.79%) Field Service Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Administrator
6 6 (6.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Field Hardware Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Hardware Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) HP Printer Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Printer Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Tester
8 4 (4.40%) Network Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Network Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) Middleware
2 1 (1.10%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) CSS
2 1 (1.10%) SOAP
2 1 (1.10%) XML
2 1 (1.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.40%) CESG
4 3 (3.30%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.30%) PDA
4 3 (3.30%) PKI
4 3 (3.30%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.20%) CMDB
5 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.20%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.10%) Economics
6 1 (1.10%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.07%) Windows
2 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.09%) Unix
5 10 (10.99%) Android
6 9 (9.89%) Windows 10
7 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.69%) Linux
8 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.59%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.40%) HPUX
10 4 (4.40%) Solaris
11 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.30%) SUSE
12 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.10%) AIX
13 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) ITIL
2 15 (16.48%) Project Management
3 12 (13.19%) Service Management
4 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (9.89%) Mentoring
6 8 (8.79%) Test Scripting
6 8 (8.79%) Test Strategy
7 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.59%) Functional Testing
8 6 (6.59%) Network Design
8 6 (6.59%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (6.59%) Test Management
9 5 (5.49%) PRINCE
9 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.40%) Migration
11 3 (3.30%) Coaching
11 3 (3.30%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.30%) Pay per click
11 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) C
3 2 (2.20%) Java
3 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.20%) Perl
3 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.20%) Python
4 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.10%) C++
4 1 (1.10%) Jython
4 1 (1.10%) Prolog
4 1 (1.10%) Ruby
4 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
1 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.19%) CCNP
2 12 (13.19%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.79%) CCNA
4 7 (7.69%) CCDP
4 7 (7.69%) Degree
4 7 (7.69%) MOS
5 6 (6.59%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.59%) JNCIA
6 5 (5.49%) BICSI Certification
6 5 (5.49%) BICSI RCDD
6 5 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (4.40%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.30%) CCDA
8 3 (3.30%) CCIE
9 2 (2.20%) ISEB
9 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 24 (26.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.30%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.10%) vSphere
5 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (9.89%) SCCM
3 3 (3.30%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.30%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.30%) Puppet
4 2 (2.20%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.20%) OpenView
4 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.10%) Ansible
5 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.10%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.10%) OPNET
5 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.10%) SCOM
5 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Cisco
1 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.68%) Dell
3 14 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 11 (12.09%) Avaya
5 10 (10.99%) Juniper
6 8 (8.79%) IBM
7 7 (7.69%) Aruba
7 7 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 7 (7.69%) LANDesk
7 7 (7.69%) SAP
7 7 (7.69%) Toshiba
8 6 (6.59%) Oracle
8 6 (6.59%) VMware
9 5 (5.49%) BMC
9 5 (5.49%) Citrix
10 4 (4.40%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.30%) Huawei
11 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.30%) Remedy