Period
to 22 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 January 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 51 71
Rank change year-on-year -17 +20 -19
Contract jobs citing HP 19 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.61% 2.98% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 3.68% 6.99% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 9
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £265 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.38% -11.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £305 £106 £197
90th Percentile £475 £450 £538
North West median daily rate £350 £316 £410
% change year-on-year +10.67% -22.87% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.46% -25.71% -
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +53.85% -18.75% +18.52%

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 Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 516 529 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.80% 42.66% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 372 380
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% -3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £206
90th Percentile £588 £625 £550
North West median daily rate £413 £419 £400
% change year-on-year -1.49% +4.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 35
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -23.53% +9.03%
10th Percentile £16.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £30.65 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £15.86 £18.38
% change year-on-year +26.10% -13.69% +5.00%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Cheshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Cheshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Cheshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Cheshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in Cheshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +4 8 £369 -24.36% 4
Chester -9 3 £310 +45.88% 1
Knutsford -12 2 £400 +23.55%
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 8 (42.11%) Windows
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) SAN
3 6 (31.58%) LAN
3 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) SCCM
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (21.05%) Replication
5 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) Veritas
5 4 (21.05%) Middleware
5 4 (21.05%) OpenView
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) NAS
5 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (21.05%) Veeam
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (15.79%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (15.79%) Protective Monitoring

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) LAN
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) NAS
3 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Migration Architect
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Break Fix Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Asset Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (21.05%) Replication
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.79%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Break/Fix
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) API Design
5 1 (5.26%) API Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Contract Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 1 (5.26%) Server Hardening
5 1 (5.26%) Server Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Swim Lanes
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) OpenView
3 3 (15.79%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (15.79%) QRadar
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
5 1 (5.26%) Foglight
5 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (5.26%) SCOM
5 1 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (5.26%) SmoothWall
5 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Veeam
3 4 (21.05%) Veritas
4 3 (15.79%) Micro Focus
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Adobe
6 1 (5.26%) Altiris
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) CommVault
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) NetIQ
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec