Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 February 2018 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 > Manchester
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 106 86
Rank change year-on-year 0 -20 -24
Contract jobs citing HP 34 40 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.25% 1.34% 1.93%
As % of the Vendors category 2.97% 3.11% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 38
Manchester median daily rate £331 £388 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.52% +22.19% -6.04%
10th Percentile £139 £100 £226
90th Percentile £600 £571 £425
North West median daily rate £273 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -32.72% +8.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Manchester median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +5.45% -6.78%
10th Percentile £15.04 £14.25 £11.48
90th Percentile £16.68 £14.75 £16.23
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -18.75% +16.36% -8.33%

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,143 1,285 1,463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.13% 43.16% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 760 746
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £217
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 24 56
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.63 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.24% -5.65% +19.23%
10th Percentile £11.68 £10.30 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.93 £36.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.68% -9.38% +24.38%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Manchester

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Manchester

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Manchester

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Manchester

HP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Altrincham - 2 - -
Stockport - 2 £193 - 1
Sale - 1 £350 -
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HP.

1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) VMware
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 8 (23.53%) SQL
7 8 (23.53%) ITIL
7 8 (23.53%) Linux
7 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (20.59%) Firewall
8 7 (20.59%) vSphere
9 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (17.65%) Server Building
9 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 6 (17.65%) Cisco
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle
10 5 (14.71%) Apache
10 5 (14.71%) XML
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (14.71%) .NET
10 5 (14.71%) FTP
10 5 (14.71%) Migration
10 5 (14.71%) Windows 10
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
10 5 (14.71%) Office 365

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.82%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) FTP
4 4 (11.76%) DNS
4 4 (11.76%) VLAN
4 4 (11.76%) VPN
5 3 (8.82%) LAN
5 3 (8.82%) SAN
5 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.88%) 3G
6 2 (5.88%) 4G
6 2 (5.88%) ADSL
6 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.88%) NAS
6 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.94%) BGP
7 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.94%) OSPF
7 1 (2.94%) SSH
7 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) MS Access
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MSI
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
1 3 (8.82%) WinDbg
2 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 3 (8.82%) Back Office
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
2 3 (8.82%) Architect
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Administrator
3 2 (5.88%) Automation Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) DBA
3 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Server Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
1 5 (14.71%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
2 3 (8.82%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) DCOM
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) CMDB
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (23.53%) Linux
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 10
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.82%) HPUX
8 3 (8.82%) SUSE
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
9 2 (5.88%) CentOS
9 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
9 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Server Building
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.82%) Break/Fix
5 3 (8.82%) Conflict Management
5 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) SDLC
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
5 3 (8.82%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.82%) Validation
5 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (5.88%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 3 (8.82%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
1 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
1 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) vSphere
3 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (8.82%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.94%) NFS
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) Dell
5 3 (8.82%) Symantec
5 3 (8.82%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.88%) AppDynamics
6 2 (5.88%) Blue Prism
6 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.88%) Intel
7 1 (2.94%) Aruba
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) IronPort
7 1 (2.94%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.94%) Polycom
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) Tufin