Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 121 72
Rank change year-on-year +26 -49 -13
Contract jobs citing HP 42 42 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.42% 1.19% 2.16%
As % of the Vendors category 3.31% 2.72% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 47
Manchester median daily rate £323 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +25.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £108 £163 £196
90th Percentile £476 £538 £418
North West median daily rate £308 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -21.15% +11.43% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate £15.86 - £14.50
10th Percentile £14.41 - £11.85
90th Percentile £19.34 - £20.15
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.77
% change year-on-year -14.75% -9.04% +11.77%

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 1270 1546 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.91% 43.88% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 902 821
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £545 £525
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 37 65
Manchester median hourly rate £16.10 £13.60 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.39% +0.70% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.53 £9.95 £10.30
90th Percentile £34.83 £32.55 £21.95
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Stockport +1 2 £193 -63.29%
Altrincham - 2 - -
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HP.

1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 9 (21.43%) Linux
4 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 8 (19.05%) Office 365
6 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (16.67%) JIRA
6 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (16.67%) ITIL
7 6 (14.29%) SQL
7 6 (14.29%) Unix
7 6 (14.29%) Finance
8 5 (11.90%) Firewall
8 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
8 5 (11.90%) Oracle
8 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (11.90%) DNS
8 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (11.90%) SCCM
8 5 (11.90%) Test Management
8 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
8 5 (11.90%) Degree
9 4 (9.52%) VLAN
9 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (9.52%) vSphere
9 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
9 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.52%) Apple

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 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) CICS
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Confluence
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) DNS
1 5 (11.90%) Firewall
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 4 (9.52%) VLAN
3 3 (7.14%) FTP
3 3 (7.14%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) VPN
4 2 (4.76%) 3G
4 2 (4.76%) 4G
4 2 (4.76%) ADSL
4 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.76%) SSH
4 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.38%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.38%) LDAP
5 1 (2.38%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.14%) DB2
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.38%) Hudson
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) JMeter
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Games
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.14%) DBA
4 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) DCOM
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
1 2 (4.76%) XML
1 2 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.76%) CMDB
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Online Games
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.43%) Linux
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.29%) Unix
6 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.14%) OS/390
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.76%) AIX
8 2 (4.76%) HPUX
8 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.38%) SUSE
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Test Management
3 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 3 (7.14%) Break/Fix
3 3 (7.14%) IT Strategy
3 3 (7.14%) Migration
3 3 (7.14%) SOA
3 3 (7.14%) Software Delivery
3 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
4 2 (4.76%) Presales
4 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.76%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) Runbook
4 2 (4.76%) Security Hardening
4 2 (4.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Assembly Language
2 3 (7.14%) COBOL
2 3 (7.14%) JCL
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) Jython
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) ACSP
2 3 (7.14%) HP AIS
2 3 (7.14%) ISEB
2 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCSA
2 3 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) vSphere
3 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.76%) NFS
4 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.38%) Firmware
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.38%) Xen
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (7.14%) BladeLogic
3 3 (7.14%) FlexNet
3 3 (7.14%) IBM BigFix
4 2 (4.76%) Nagios
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.38%) Ansible
5 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.38%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
5 1 (2.38%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) VMware
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
4 4 (9.52%) Apple
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) Dell
4 4 (9.52%) IBM
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 3 (7.14%) hybris
5 3 (7.14%) Snow
5 3 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.38%) Aruba
7 1 (2.38%) Chordiant
7 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.38%) Huawei
7 1 (2.38%) IronPort
7 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.38%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.38%) Polycom