The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 April 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.

HP
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 9 21
Rank change year-on-year -31 +12  
Contract jobs citing HP 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.91% 10.84% 2.88%
As % of the Vendors category 4.35% 22.50% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £78 - £128
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £355 £357
% change year-on-year +1.40% -0.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £22.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year -35.91% +41.40%  

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 Belfast.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 92 40 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 44.02% 48.19% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 15 29
Median daily rate £326 £400 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £111 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £18.06 £14.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.51% -54.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast 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 Belfast

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Belfast

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Belfast over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Belfast

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Belfast region with a requirement for HP.

1 7 (58.33%) Citrix
1 7 (58.33%) Thin Client
1 7 (58.33%) Wyse
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
1 7 (58.33%) Fat Client
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (58.33%) XenApp
1 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
2 6 (50.00%) AppSense
2 6 (50.00%) ThinPrint
2 6 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) ION MarketView
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) iPad
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (25.00%) Reuters
5 3 (25.00%) Bloomberg
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix Support
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Fat Client
1 7 (58.33%) Thin Client
2 3 (25.00%) iPad
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (58.33%) XenApp
1 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
2 6 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Citrix
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
1 7 (58.33%) Wyse
2 6 (50.00%) AppSense
2 6 (50.00%) ThinPrint
3 3 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (25.00%) Reuters
4 2 (16.67%) EMC