The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 26 June 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 13 18
Rank change year-on-year -38 +5  
Contract jobs citing HP 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.98% 5.88% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 6.85% 9.80% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Median daily rate £250 £250 £124
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +101.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £250 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £250 £127
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +10.76% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.40 £26.79 £17.50
% change year-on-year -38.76% +53.07%  

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 County Antrim.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 146 51 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 43.45% 60.00% 57.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 27 23
Median daily rate £388 £438 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +118.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.56 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in County Antrim

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in County Antrim over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in County Antrim

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in County Antrim

HP
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -38 10 £250 -
HP
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for HP.

1 10 (58.82%) Citrix
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) XenApp
3 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
3 7 (41.18%) Fat Client
3 7 (41.18%) Wyse
3 7 (41.18%) Thin Client
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) AppSense
4 6 (35.29%) ThinPrint
4 6 (35.29%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Unix
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) Reuters
6 4 (23.53%) Bloomberg
6 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
6 4 (23.53%) ION MarketView
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (23.53%) iPad
7 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
1 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix Support
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Server Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Fat Client
1 7 (41.18%) Thin Client
2 4 (23.53%) iPad
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) CCTV
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
1 2 (11.76%) ITSM
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
1 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) High Availability
2 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
2 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (52.94%) XenApp
2 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
3 6 (35.29%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Citrix
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Wyse
4 6 (35.29%) AppSense
4 6 (35.29%) ThinPrint
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Bloomberg
6 4 (23.53%) Reuters
7 2 (11.76%) Avaya
7 2 (11.76%) Dell
7 2 (11.76%) Forcepoint
7 2 (11.76%) McAfee
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (11.76%) Sophos
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco
8 1 (5.88%) CyberTech
8 1 (5.88%) Lotus
8 1 (5.88%) Mitel
8 1 (5.88%) NICE Systems