Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 74 85
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11 -20
Contract jobs citing HP 7 20 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.04% 1.55% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 2.24% 3.80% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 10
Median daily rate £525 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +13.64% -2.22%
10th Percentile £172 £289 £204
90th Percentile £538 £535 £444
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £420
% change year-on-year +6.67% -10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £13.68
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.20 £34.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -53.04% +91.67% +23.61%

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 312 526 679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.22% 40.87% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 347 433
Median daily rate £448 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.48% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £190 £212 £215
90th Percentile £600 £575 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 32
Median hourly rate £18.25 £16.53 £12.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.41% +30.06% -13.09%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.00 £8.39
90th Percentile £35.00 £25.55 £21.45
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -4.73%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Birmingham

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for HP in Birmingham

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HP in Birmingham

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for HP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) EMC
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Security Management
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) Business Development
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) Proofpoint
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
1 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (28.57%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (14.29%) SCOrch

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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) SMS
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) PC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) CCTV
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Development
1 2 (28.57%) Critical Thinking
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (28.57%) Security Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) EMC
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Proofpoint
2 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) VMware