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 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 23 25
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Contract jobs citing HP 32 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.50% 5.71% 5.12%
As % of the Vendors category 20.65% 11.79% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 9
Median daily rate £463 £384 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -6.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £254 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £428
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 Lancashire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 155 212 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 45.99% 48.40% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 125 93
Median daily rate £450 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 20
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.90 £31.38
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 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 26 June 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 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
Preston -1 28 £463 +8.82%
HP
North West

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for HP.

1 34 (77.27%) Migration
2 27 (61.36%) Data Centre
3 23 (52.27%) Data Migration
3 23 (52.27%) Cisco
3 23 (52.27%) SAN
4 22 (50.00%) EMC
4 22 (50.00%) 3PAR
5 21 (47.73%) Brocade
6 20 (45.45%) Fibre Channel
7 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
7 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
8 12 (27.27%) HPUX
9 9 (20.45%) Solaris
9 9 (20.45%) AIX
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.91%) Windows
11 7 (15.91%) DNS
12 6 (13.64%) Private Cloud
13 5 (11.36%) Mainframe
13 5 (11.36%) Middleware
13 5 (11.36%) Linux
14 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
14 4 (9.09%) IBM
14 4 (9.09%) iSCSI
15 3 (6.82%) Office 365
15 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
15 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
15 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
15 3 (6.82%) CRM

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 2 (4.55%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) SAN
2 20 (45.45%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (15.91%) DNS
4 4 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.82%) DHCP
6 2 (4.55%) DSL
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) MPLS
6 2 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (4.55%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Architect
2 8 (18.18%) Storage Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 6 (13.64%) Storage Specialist
4 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.55%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) HPUX Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Migration Architect
7 1 (2.27%) COBOL Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) HPUX Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 1 (2.27%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Migration Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Monitoring Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (61.36%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Private Cloud
3 5 (11.36%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) HPUX
2 9 (20.45%) AIX
2 9 (20.45%) Solaris
3 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 5 (11.36%) Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Unix
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Migration
2 23 (52.27%) Data Migration
3 3 (6.82%) CRM
3 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.55%) Software Licensing
4 2 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.27%) Information Security
5 1 (2.27%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.27%) Line Management
5 1 (2.27%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.27%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) Service Management
5 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) COBOL
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
1 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) MCP
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) vMotion
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Cisco
2 22 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 22 (50.00%) EMC
3 21 (47.73%) Brocade
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.09%) IBM
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle
6 3 (6.82%) VMware
7 2 (4.55%) Dell
7 2 (4.55%) NETGEAR
7 2 (4.55%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.27%) BeyondTrust
8 1 (2.27%) Canon
8 1 (2.27%) Citrix
8 1 (2.27%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.27%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) ScanSafe