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 3 months to 28 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 27 18
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Contract jobs citing HP 9 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.74% 2.67% 6.70%
As % of the Vendors category 23.68% 6.78% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £130 £263 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.47% -34.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £215 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £380 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.88 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -30.95% +37.70%  

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 Chester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 38 59 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 36.89% 39.33% 42.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 48
Median daily rate £295 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.71% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £245 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 11
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.91 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £34.00 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Chester

HP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Chester region with a requirement for HP.

1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) API Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (10.00%) COSHH
4 1 (10.00%) Swagger
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) N-Tier

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Printer Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Break Fix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) HP Printer Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Printer Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Swagger
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) API Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COSHH
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
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