The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 24 April 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
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 24 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10  
Contract jobs citing HP 8 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 4.60% 3.47% 6.56%
As % of the Vendors category 9.41% 8.62% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Median daily rate £253 £240 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.20% -27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £248 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £360 £353
% change year-on-year - +2.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -35.55% +40.62%  

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 Leicester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 85 58 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 48.85% 40.28% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 39
Median daily rate £320 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £240 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.50 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Leicester

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Leicester over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Leicester

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Leicester region with a requirement for HP.

1 12 (92.31%) Dell
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 8 (61.54%) DNS
4 8 (61.54%) DHCP
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 8 (61.54%) VBScript
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) IIS
4 8 (61.54%) SCCM
4 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
4 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
5 7 (53.85%) Wireless
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (53.85%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (46.15%) Sun
6 6 (46.15%) EPoS
7 3 (23.08%) Remedy
7 3 (23.08%) Firmware
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco
7 3 (23.08%) IBM
7 3 (23.08%) Huawei
7 3 (23.08%) Retail
7 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) iSCSI

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 8 (61.54%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 8 (61.54%) DHCP
2 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Deployment Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) EPoS Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) EPoS
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
1 8 (61.54%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Firmware
3 2 (15.38%) NFS
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Dell
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Sun
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Huawei
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) Altiris
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) VMware