Period
to 17 December 2017

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 6 months to 17 December 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
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 36 18
Rank change year-on-year -19 -18 +16
Contract jobs citing HP 18 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.40% 2.03% 7.44%
As % of the Vendors category 8.70% 4.41% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Belfast median daily rate £296 - -
County Antrim median daily rate £296 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Belfast.

All Vendors
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 207 136 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 39.13% 45.95% 56.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 73 34
Belfast median daily rate £413 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +5.00% +0.84%
10th Percentile £265 £130 £163
90th Percentile £488 £430 £375
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +30.95% +5.00% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 0
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £12.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.50% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £12.34 -
% change year-on-year +13.45% - -

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

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 6 months to 17 December 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 17 December 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 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
2 10 (55.56%) QA
2 10 (55.56%) Unix
2 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 10 (55.56%) JIRA
3 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) Functional Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Requirements Management
6 5 (27.78%) Ruby
6 5 (27.78%) Zephyr
6 5 (27.78%) Issue Tracking
7 4 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (16.67%) DHCP
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Reuters

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) Zephyr
3 2 (11.11%) Hudson
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 10 (55.56%) Banking
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Automation Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Manual Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (16.67%) iPad
3 2 (11.11%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Functional Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (27.78%) Requirements Management
5 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
7 1 (5.56%) OOP
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
1 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Bloomberg
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) Reuters
2 2 (11.11%) Avaya
2 2 (11.11%) Mitel
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Sophos