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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 60 67
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7  
Contract jobs citing HP 18 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.32% 2.38% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.88% 5.74% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 16
Median daily rate £130 £360 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.88% +6.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £273 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £505 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +11.53% -5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £16.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.36% +48.59%  

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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 626 749 697
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.79% 41.54% 45.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 414 371
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 36
Median hourly rate £13.30 £13.25 £17.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.35% -22.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.45 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (19.15%) JIRA
4 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.02%) ITIL
5 8 (17.02%) Linux
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
5 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (17.02%) Office 365
6 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (14.89%) Windows 10
6 7 (14.89%) Unix
6 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (14.89%) SQL
6 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
6 7 (14.89%) IBM
7 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
7 6 (12.77%) DNS
7 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
7 6 (12.77%) Games
7 6 (12.77%) Degree
8 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
8 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
8 5 (10.64%) SIEM
8 5 (10.64%) Privileged Access Management
8 5 (10.64%) Finance
8 5 (10.64%) Mainframe
8 5 (10.64%) Apple
8 5 (10.64%) SharePoint

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 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) CICS
2 4 (8.51%) Confluence
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) Jetty
4 2 (4.26%) Mongrel
4 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.26%) nginx
4 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.26%) Google App Engine
2 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) DNS
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) FTP
3 2 (4.26%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) HTTP
3 2 (4.26%) IPsec
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) SSL
3 2 (4.26%) VoIP
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.13%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) SMTP
4 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) DB2
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (12.77%) Games
1 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Architect
3 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) IT Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) IT Support
4 4 (8.51%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) J2EE
2 2 (4.26%) Servlets
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Mainframe
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile Games
5 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.89%) Unix
3 7 (14.89%) Windows 10
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.51%) AIX
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.38%) OS/390
7 1 (2.13%) HPUX
7 1 (2.13%) SUSE
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Privileged Access Management
2 5 (10.64%) SIEM
3 4 (8.51%) DevOps
3 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.38%) Break/Fix
4 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (6.38%) Defect Management
4 3 (6.38%) Information Security
4 3 (6.38%) IT Strategy
4 3 (6.38%) Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Security Operations
4 3 (6.38%) Security Patching
4 3 (6.38%) SOA
4 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.38%) Test Management
4 3 (6.38%) Test Planning
5 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.26%) SDLC
5 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) COBOL
2 4 (8.51%) JCL
2 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.38%) Assembly Language
4 2 (4.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (6.38%) ACSP
4 3 (6.38%) HP AIS
4 3 (6.38%) MCSA
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.38%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.26%) CISSP
5 2 (4.26%) ISEB
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.26%) SANS
5 2 (4.26%) SSCP
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) vSphere
4 2 (4.26%) Firmware
4 2 (4.26%) NFS
4 2 (4.26%) Xen
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.38%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) OpenView
3 1 (2.13%) QRadar
3 1 (2.13%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.13%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) VMware
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) IBM
4 5 (10.64%) Apple
5 3 (6.38%) hybris
5 3 (6.38%) Veritas
6 2 (4.26%) Google
6 2 (4.26%) Polycom
7 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.13%) CA
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) Huawei
7 1 (2.13%) Intel
7 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) Remedy
7 1 (2.13%) Splunk
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