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 30 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.

HP
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 49 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing HP 8 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.29% 1.61% 2.51%
As % of the Vendors category 2.79% 3.43% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 15
Median daily rate £300 £266 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -33.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £114 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £456 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.56 - -
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 Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 287 321 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.14% 46.93% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 173 208
Median daily rate £388 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 20
Median hourly rate £17.81 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.43% -17.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £9.00 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 30 March 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 30 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for HP.

1 11 (42.31%) IBM
2 10 (38.46%) SAN
2 10 (38.46%) ITIL
3 9 (34.62%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Linux
4 8 (30.77%) Dell
4 8 (30.77%) Change Management
4 8 (30.77%) Migration
5 7 (26.92%) VMware
5 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
5 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
5 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
5 7 (26.92%) Network Security
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) 3PAR
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 6 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (23.08%) EMC
6 6 (23.08%) SLA
6 6 (23.08%) NetApp
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
7 5 (19.23%) Retail
7 5 (19.23%) Brocade
7 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco
7 5 (19.23%) 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:

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) SAN
2 7 (26.92%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.85%) 3G
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) Intranet
4 1 (3.85%) Junos
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) VersionOne
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Field Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Field Service Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Hardware Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) HP Printer Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Printer Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Break Fix Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Storage Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) HP Storage Architect
5 2 (7.69%) SAN Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Finance Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) CLARiiON
2 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 4 (15.38%) Unix
5 3 (11.54%) HPUX
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Change Management
2 8 (30.77%) Migration
3 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
3 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
4 6 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (19.23%) Escalation Management
6 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Workflow
7 3 (11.54%) Pay per click
7 3 (11.54%) Product Management
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.69%) Test Management
8 2 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) RHCE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) SRDF
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) IBM
2 8 (30.77%) Dell
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) VMware
4 6 (23.08%) 3PAR
4 6 (23.08%) EMC
4 6 (23.08%) NetApp
5 5 (19.23%) Brocade
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.85%) Avaya
8 1 (3.85%) BT
8 1 (3.85%) CA
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.85%) Micro Focus
8 1 (3.85%) Remedy
8 1 (3.85%) Veritas