The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 31 27 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10  
Contract jobs citing HP 4 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.58% 4.02% 5.35%
As % of the Vendors category 3.81% 6.90% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Median daily rate £318 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.33% -9.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £224 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £415 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £364
% change year-on-year -6.66% +3.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -30.95% +37.70%  

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 Liverpool.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 105 145 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 41.50% 58.23% 53.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 116 60
Median daily rate £400 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +23.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £15.09 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.54% +26.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Liverpool

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Liverpool

HP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for HP.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) SUSE
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Document Composition
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SUSE
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (20.00%) Document Composition
1 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft