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 3 months to 28 June 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 62 49
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs citing HP 11 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.72% 1.24% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 3.74% 2.27% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 19
Median daily rate £300 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £108 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £364 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.75% +54.28%  

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 Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 294 440 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.01% 54.46% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 482 408
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £201 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 48
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.80 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.46% -45.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.25 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.81 £13.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 28 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for HP.

1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 6 (28.57%) 3PAR
3 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) NetApp
3 5 (23.81%) Dell
3 5 (23.81%) EMC
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
4 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
4 4 (19.05%) Investment Management
4 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (19.05%) Apache Solr
4 4 (19.05%) E-Discovery
4 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (19.05%) Virtual Team
5 3 (14.29%) Escalation Management

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 (19.05%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) 3G
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Intranet
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) IDOL
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
3 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Automotive
5 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) HP Storage Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (19.05%) Virtual Team
2 3 (14.29%) CLARiiON
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) HP Storage
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) HPUX
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) E-Discovery
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) Investment Management
3 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (14.29%) Escalation Management
4 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
5 2 (9.52%) Product Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) SRDF
2 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) 3PAR
2 5 (23.81%) Dell
2 5 (23.81%) EMC
2 5 (23.81%) NetApp
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Brocade
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Hitachi
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) CollabNet
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Google
6 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
6 1 (4.76%) Sophos