The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing HP 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 11.43% 19.23% 14.10%
As % of the Vendors category 18.18% 22.73% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £368
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £45.50 £44.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.24% +178.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +35.48%  

HP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 22 22 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 62.86% 84.62% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 16
Median daily rate £363 £490 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.02% +96.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £395 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +181.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing HP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for HP in Aberdeen

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Aberdeen

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Aberdeen

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for HP.

1 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Siemens
2 8 (57.14%) C
2 8 (57.14%) MS Visio
2 8 (57.14%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) Wireless
2 8 (57.14%) BT
2 8 (57.14%) Network Design
2 8 (57.14%) QMS
2 8 (57.14%) Multicast
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) MPLS
4 6 (42.86%) OSPF
4 6 (42.86%) BGP
4 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) CatOS
4 6 (42.86%) Release Management
4 6 (42.86%) CMDB
4 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (35.71%) Quality Management
6 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Clustering
6 4 (28.57%) NetBackup

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) Multicast
2 8 (57.14%) Wireless
3 6 (42.86%) BGP
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (42.86%) MPLS
3 6 (42.86%) OSPF
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Break Fix Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Field Hardware Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) HP Printer Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Printer Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) CMDB
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) CatOS
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Network Design
1 8 (57.14%) QMS
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Release Management
3 5 (35.71%) Quality Management
4 4 (28.57%) Change Control
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) Server Building
4 4 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) MCSE
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) BT
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) Siemens
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Veritas
2 4 (28.57%) VMware