Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 32 20
Rank change year-on-year -32 -12 +13
Contract jobs citing HP 19 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.20% 2.54% 5.43%
As % of the Vendors category 7.95% 5.15% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 0
County Antrim median daily rate £306 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.20% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £320 £250 -
% change year-on-year +28.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £23.50 -

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 County Antrim.

All Vendors
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 239 136 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 40.30% 49.28% 53.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 74 39
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £265 £107 £163
90th Percentile £500 £432 £378
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £315 £304
% change year-on-year +30.95% +3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.89 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.83% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.89 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +6.83% - -

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Belfast -28 19 £306 +22.20%
HP
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for HP.

1 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
2 9 (47.37%) JIRA
2 9 (47.37%) QA
2 9 (47.37%) Unix
2 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (26.32%) Requirements Management
6 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
6 5 (26.32%) Ruby
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (21.05%) Zephyr
7 4 (21.05%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
8 3 (15.79%) ION MarketView
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 7

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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Zephyr
3 2 (10.53%) Hudson
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Manual Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (15.79%) iPad
3 2 (10.53%) CCTV
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (26.32%) Requirements Management
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.26%) OOP
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
1 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Avaya
1 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
1 3 (15.79%) Citrix
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Reuters
2 2 (10.53%) Dell
2 2 (10.53%) Forcepoint
2 2 (10.53%) McAfee
2 2 (10.53%) Mitel
2 2 (10.53%) Sophos
3 1 (5.26%) CyberTech
3 1 (5.26%) Lotus
3 1 (5.26%) NICE Systems
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow