Period
to 12 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 12 December 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5 -6
Contract jobs citing HP 14 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.73% 0.38% 3.31%
As % of the Vendors category 13.73% 1.01% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 8
Chester median daily rate £213 - £450
10th Percentile £104 - £313
90th Percentile £323 - £529
Cheshire median daily rate £264 £408 £370
% change year-on-year -35.28% +10.28% +235.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -8.04% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year -18.75% -15.92% -

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 Chester.

All Vendors
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 102 99 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 49.04% 38.08% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 83 68
Chester median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - -
10th Percentile £206 £275 £313
90th Percentile £475 £488 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 15
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -8.04% +5.72%
10th Percentile £11.00 £17.50 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £17.50 £34.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% -16.42%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Chester

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Chester

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Chester over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Chester

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for HP.

1 9 (64.29%) Break/Fix
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (28.57%) SLA
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (21.43%) MCSE
5 3 (21.43%) MCSA
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
6 2 (14.29%) Firmware
6 2 (14.29%) ITSM
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Pay per click
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Hardware Maintenance
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (14.29%) COSHH
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
General
1 8 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Hardware Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Field Service Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) HP Printer Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Printer Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Break Fix Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Printer Support
4 2 (14.29%) Support Assistant
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Testing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Break/Fix
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Pay per click
3 2 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSA
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) COSHH
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Dell
2 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle