The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 30 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 36 36
Rank change year-on-year +16 0  
Contract jobs citing HP 12 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.88% 3.07% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 13.33% 6.25% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Median daily rate £403 £281 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.11% -14.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +35.48%  

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 Lancashire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 90 208 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 44.12% 49.17% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 121 103
Median daily rate £418 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £517 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 16
Median hourly rate £42.25 £39.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.96% +203.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Lancashire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Lancashire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Lancashire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Lancashire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Preston +12 12 £403 -
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for HP.

1 16 (50.00%) COBOL
2 13 (40.63%) ICL
2 13 (40.63%) StarTeam
2 13 (40.63%) VME
2 13 (40.63%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 11 (34.38%) TDD
5 10 (31.25%) Migration
6 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 8 (25.00%) Windows
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) AIX
8 7 (21.88%) Solaris
8 7 (21.88%) Linux
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) EMC
8 7 (21.88%) SAN
8 7 (21.88%) Brocade
8 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) 3PAR
8 7 (21.88%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (21.88%) High Availability
8 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
9 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (18.75%) SCOM
9 6 (18.75%) Tivoli
9 6 (18.75%) Netcool
9 6 (18.75%) IBM

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (3.13%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) DSL
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) MPLS
3 1 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) IDMS
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Lead Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Monitoring Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) COBOL Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) VME
2 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) AIX
3 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Solaris
4 6 (18.75%) HPUX
5 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 11 (34.38%) TDD
3 10 (31.25%) Migration
4 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 7 (21.88%) High Availability
6 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL
7 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Release Management
7 5 (15.63%) Service Management
8 4 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
9 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.13%) CRM
10 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.13%) Software Licensing
10 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) COBOL
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Bourne shell
3 5 (15.63%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) Korn
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Netcool
1 6 (18.75%) SCOM
1 6 (18.75%) Tivoli
2 5 (15.63%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (3.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) ICL
2 7 (21.88%) 3PAR
2 7 (21.88%) Brocade
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco
2 7 (21.88%) EMC
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) IBM
4 5 (15.63%) CA
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) NETGEAR
6 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.13%) VMware