Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 103 107
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -28
Contract jobs citing HP 43 42 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.38% 1.42% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 3.36% 3.29% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 36
Manchester median daily rate £338 £323 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -13.42% +21.63%
10th Percentile £130 £108 £184
90th Percentile £469 £476 £538
North West median daily rate £350 £308 £390
% change year-on-year +13.82% -21.15% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Manchester median hourly rate £15.21 £15.86 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.13% - -
North West median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +3.46% -14.75% -9.04%

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 1,281 1,277 1,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.20% 43.19% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 761 915
Manchester median daily rate £395 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.82% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £250
90th Percentile £541 £595 £543
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 38
Manchester median hourly rate £19.09 £16.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.30% +17.69% +0.70%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.45 £10.03
90th Percentile £35.38 £35.60 £38.70
North West median hourly rate £17.55 £16.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +6.36% -9.59% +4.76%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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
Bolton - 1 £120 -
Salford - 1 - - 3
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 15 (34.88%) Windows
4 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
6 11 (25.58%) SAN
6 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
6 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (20.93%) Service Management
7 9 (20.93%) SCCM
8 8 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
9 7 (16.28%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (16.28%) Migration
9 7 (16.28%) OpenView
9 7 (16.28%) Citrix
9 7 (16.28%) Unix
10 6 (13.95%) ITIL
10 6 (13.95%) LAN
10 6 (13.95%) WAN
10 6 (13.95%) Cisco
10 6 (13.95%) NetBackup
10 6 (13.95%) Windows 10
10 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
10 6 (13.95%) Test Management
11 5 (11.63%) Fat Client
11 5 (11.63%) vSphere
11 5 (11.63%) vMotion
11 5 (11.63%) Proactive Monitoring

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 (11.63%) IBM Notes
2 4 (9.30%) Confluence
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) SAN
2 6 (13.95%) LAN
2 6 (13.95%) WAN
3 5 (11.63%) Firewall
4 4 (9.30%) DHCP
4 4 (9.30%) DNS
4 4 (9.30%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (9.30%) iSCSI
4 4 (9.30%) NAS
5 3 (6.98%) SNMP
5 3 (6.98%) VPN
6 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.65%) FTP
6 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
6 2 (4.65%) IKE
6 2 (4.65%) PPP
6 2 (4.65%) RIP
6 2 (4.65%) SMTP
6 2 (4.65%) SSL
6 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.33%) Biml
2 1 (2.33%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Games
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Desktop Support
3 6 (13.95%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Break Fix Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Defect Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Field Service Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Migration Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) JSP
2 1 (2.33%) REST
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.63%) Fat Client
3 5 (11.63%) Thin Client
4 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.30%) Mobile Games
4 4 (9.30%) User Experience
5 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.65%) EPoS
5 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Unix
2 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.95%) Windows 10
3 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.98%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) HPUX
6 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (20.93%) Service Management
3 7 (16.28%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) Test Management
5 5 (11.63%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (11.63%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (9.30%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) Data Management
6 4 (9.30%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Break/Fix
7 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) U-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CCNP
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) HP APS
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Data Quality
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (16.28%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (11.63%) VMware NSX
4 5 (11.63%) vSphere
5 2 (4.65%) NFS
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.65%) Xen
6 1 (2.33%) Docker
6 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM
2 8 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (16.28%) OpenView
4 6 (13.95%) NetBackup
5 5 (11.63%) vMotion
5 5 (11.63%) vRealize
6 4 (9.30%) Grafana
6 4 (9.30%) OVSD
6 4 (9.30%) Prometheus
6 4 (9.30%) ZABBIX
7 3 (6.98%) HP ALM
8 2 (4.65%) SCOM
9 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
9 1 (2.33%) Nagios
9 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco
5 5 (11.63%) Lotus
5 5 (11.63%) Xerox
6 4 (9.30%) BMC
6 4 (9.30%) Dynatrace
6 4 (9.30%) EMC
6 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
7 3 (6.98%) Brocade
8 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.65%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) IronPort
8 2 (4.65%) Juniper
8 2 (4.65%) Nokia
8 2 (4.65%) Polycom
8 2 (4.65%) Veeam
8 2 (4.65%) Veritas