Period
to 23 August 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 23 August 2019 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 82 69
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 +12
Contract jobs citing HP 22 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.59% 1.36% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 3.74% 2.95% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 6
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -5.44%
10th Percentile £302 £118 £176
90th Percentile £515 £434 £404
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +26.50% +21.88%
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year +15.28% +23.08% -35.00%

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 Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 589 677 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.62% 45.90% 43.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 440 402
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £226
90th Percentile £588 £576 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.53 £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.20% +5.52% +20.47%
10th Percentile £11.19 £9.33 £10.06
90th Percentile £20.00 £22.50 £17.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.75 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +14.52% +3.33% +11.11%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Birmingham

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Birmingham

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Birmingham

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for HP.

1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) IBM
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) SAN
4 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 5 (22.73%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (22.73%) Azure
5 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
5 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
6 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 4 (18.18%) HP ALM
7 3 (13.64%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
7 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) Office 365
7 3 (13.64%) NetScaler

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
3 3 (13.64%) Wireless
4 2 (9.09%) BGP
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) Skype
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Defect Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) AIX
3 3 (13.64%) HPUX
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
3 2 (9.09%) BCP
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
3 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
5 2 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
5 2 (9.09%) Squid
5 2 (9.09%) vSphere
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (18.18%) HP ALM
3 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
4 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
4 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (4.55%) AppDNA
5 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (4.55%) QRadar
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) IBM
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) Aruba
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) Juniper
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
6 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Huawei
7 1 (4.55%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.55%) McAfee
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds