The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 25 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 76 73
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Contract jobs citing HP 26 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.40% 2.17% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 7.12% 6.10% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 17
Median daily rate £388 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.67% -4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £555 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £348
% change year-on-year +11.53% -6.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £26.79 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.26% +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 Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 365 525 651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.73% 35.62% 42.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 357 436
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 17
Median hourly rate £16.68 £18.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.04% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.10 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.94 £22.50 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Leeds

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Leeds

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for HP.

1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) IBM
3 14 (37.84%) Cisco
3 14 (37.84%) Windows
4 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
5 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
5 11 (29.73%) SQL
5 11 (29.73%) Firewall
6 10 (27.03%) VMware
6 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (27.03%) F5
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (24.32%) Dell
8 8 (21.62%) Linux
8 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
8 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (18.92%) DataPower
9 7 (18.92%) TippingPoint
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (18.92%) DMVPN
9 7 (18.92%) FortiGate
9 7 (18.92%) HP UCMDB
9 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (18.92%) Splunk
9 7 (18.92%) IOS XR
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
9 7 (18.92%) WLAN

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (2.70%) LiveCycle
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (18.92%) BGP
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (18.92%) DMVPN
3 7 (18.92%) EIGRP
3 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (18.92%) IOS XR
3 7 (18.92%) WLAN
4 4 (10.81%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) LDAP
4 4 (10.81%) SAN
5 3 (8.11%) NAS
6 2 (5.41%) Internet
6 2 (5.41%) VLAN
6 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.70%) DMZ
7 1 (2.70%) MPLS
7 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) Toad
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Tester
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Field Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) SOAP
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) DataPower
3 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
3 2 (5.41%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.62%) Linux
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (13.51%) AIX
6 5 (13.51%) Solaris
7 4 (10.81%) Unix
8 3 (8.11%) CentOS
8 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.11%) SUSE
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) Defect Management
2 5 (13.51%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (13.51%) System Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.81%) High Availability
3 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (8.11%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) Load Testing
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (8.11%) Scrum
4 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
4 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.41%) Stress Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Test Management
5 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) C
3 3 (8.11%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CCNP
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.11%) DBS Check
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
2 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) KVM
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (18.92%) FortiGate
2 7 (18.92%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (18.92%) OPNET
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (13.51%) SCCM
5 2 (5.41%) SCDPM
5 2 (5.41%) SmoothWall
5 2 (5.41%) WSUS
6 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) IBM
3 14 (37.84%) Cisco
4 10 (27.03%) F5
4 10 (27.03%) VMware
5 9 (24.32%) Dell
6 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
6 7 (18.92%) BMC
6 7 (18.92%) Fortinet
6 7 (18.92%) Motorola
6 7 (18.92%) Splunk
6 7 (18.92%) TippingPoint
7 6 (16.22%) Veeam
8 5 (13.51%) Sun
9 4 (10.81%) EMC
9 4 (10.81%) NetApp
9 4 (10.81%) Oracle
10 3 (8.11%) Infoblox
10 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
11 2 (5.41%) Aruba