Period
to 23 March 2019

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 6 months to 23 March 2019 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
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 56 25
Rank change year-on-year -21 -31 +22
Contract jobs citing HP 5 3 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.63% 0.60% 6.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 1.75% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 29
Lancashire median daily rate £420 - £420
10th Percentile £372 - £345
90th Percentile £464 - £575
North West median daily rate £325 £320 £370
% change year-on-year +1.56% -13.51% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £22.50 -
North West median hourly rate £45.08 £14.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +216.37% -10.94% +12.28%

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 Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 409 171 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 51.71% 34.06% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 103 144
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.34% +9.67%
10th Percentile £306 £276 £284
90th Percentile £688 £575 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 14 26
Lancashire median hourly rate £36.23 £43.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.76% +2.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £15.58 £22.38 £18.38
90th Percentile £44.00 £68.39 £52.42
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year +37.20% -3.88% -23.26%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 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 6 months to 23 March 2019. 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
Skelmersdale - 2 - -
Chorley -6 1 £465 -
Preston -13 1 £375 -
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for HP.

1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) SAP