Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 78 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14 -13
Contract jobs citing HP 21 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.32% 1.58% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 3.06% 3.17% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 16
Birmingham median daily rate £300 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £106 £123 £253
90th Percentile £419 £623 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £335 £366
% change year-on-year +11.94% -8.53% +14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Birmingham median hourly rate - £14.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.43% -33.75%
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.45% -12.12% -17.50%

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 686 758 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 43.01% 49.84% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 452 343
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £218
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 39
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.10 £10.60 £10.60
90th Percentile £20.88 £20.70 £34.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.82 £14.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year +9.10% -8.37% -0.16%

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 November 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 23 November 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 6 (28.57%) Firewall
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) VPN
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
2 5 (23.81%) F5
3 4 (19.05%) Junos
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) SSL
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) Juniper
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) OSPF
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security
4 3 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 3 (14.29%) SCOM
4 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 3 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Akamai
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (19.05%) Junos
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 4 (19.05%) OSPF
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) SSL
3 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (14.29%) BGP
4 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (14.29%) IPsec
4 3 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) JMeter
2 1 (4.76%) LoadUI
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Field Hardware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) HP Printer Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Printer Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) HP Storage
3 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
4 1 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) HPUX
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Break/Fix
2 3 (14.29%) E-Discovery
2 3 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Scrum
2 3 (14.29%) SIEM
2 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
3 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) SDLC
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Test Management
3 2 (9.52%) V-Model
3 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCNP
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCIE
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PMP
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) F5
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Juniper
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 3 (14.29%) Infoblox
3 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
4 2 (9.52%) CollabNet
4 2 (9.52%) Hitachi
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) 3Com
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos