Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 96 70
Rank change year-on-year -26 -26 -1
Contract jobs citing HP 35 40 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.08% 1.39% 2.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 3.22% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 60
Manchester median daily rate £338 £275 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -23.61% +5.11%
10th Percentile £122 £115 £244
90th Percentile £443 £471 £541
North West median daily rate £344 £354 £375
% change year-on-year -2.83% -5.67% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Manchester median hourly rate £11.75 £17.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.88% +27.78% -21.34%
10th Percentile £10.88 £14.83 £12.75
90th Percentile £12.63 £19.48 £14.25
North West median hourly rate £13.73 £14.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -5.34% -29.27% +12.24%

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 1,297 1,243 1,588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.86% 43.16% 42.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 711 898
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £205 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 62 40
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £13.80 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.83% +1.85% -4.93%
10th Percentile £11.27 £10.78 £9.47
90th Percentile £41.90 £23.00 £23.18
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.63
% change year-on-year +12.90% -6.77% +0.76%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 - 1
Wigan - 1 - - 1
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 18 (51.43%) VMware
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
3 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (37.14%) SAN
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
7 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (25.71%) Citrix
9 9 (25.71%) SCCM
10 8 (22.86%) Cisco
10 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
11 7 (20.00%) Migration
12 6 (17.14%) NetBackup
12 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
12 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
12 6 (17.14%) NAS
13 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 5 (14.29%) vSphere
13 5 (14.29%) vMotion
13 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
13 5 (14.29%) VMware NSX
13 5 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
13 5 (14.29%) vRealize
13 5 (14.29%) Xerox
13 5 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
13 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
13 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Confluence
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) SAN
2 6 (17.14%) NAS
3 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) DNS
4 4 (11.43%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (11.43%) iSCSI
4 4 (11.43%) LAN
4 4 (11.43%) WAN
5 3 (8.57%) DHCP
6 2 (5.71%) DMZ
6 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.71%) Firewall
6 2 (5.71%) HTTP
6 2 (5.71%) IPsec
6 2 (5.71%) Skype
7 1 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.86%) FTP
7 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) MS Access
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.86%) JMeter
2 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
2 4 (11.43%) Tester
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Designer
4 2 (5.71%) IT Support
4 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) REST
1 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 5 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile Games
4 3 (8.57%) User Experience
5 2 (5.71%) EPoS
5 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.86%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (2.86%) FMCG
6 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.86%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
5 5 (14.29%) Linux
5 5 (14.29%) Unix
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) AIX
8 1 (2.86%) HPUX
8 1 (2.86%) SUSE
8 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
3 5 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 5 (14.29%) Test Management
4 4 (11.43%) Analytical Thinking
4 4 (11.43%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) Service Management
4 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) Data Management
5 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (14.29%) VMware NSX
2 5 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) NFS
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.71%) Xen
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) Docker
5 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) SCCM
2 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (17.14%) NetBackup
4 5 (14.29%) vMotion
4 5 (14.29%) vRealize
5 3 (8.57%) Grafana
5 3 (8.57%) HP ALM
5 3 (8.57%) Prometheus
5 3 (8.57%) ZABBIX
6 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (5.71%) SCOM
6 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
6 2 (5.71%) WSUS
7 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
7 1 (2.86%) Nagios
7 1 (2.86%) TADDM
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) VMware
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) Citrix
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco
5 5 (14.29%) EMC
5 5 (14.29%) Lotus
5 5 (14.29%) Xerox
6 4 (11.43%) Symantec
7 3 (8.57%) BMC
7 3 (8.57%) Brocade
7 3 (8.57%) Dynatrace
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle
7 3 (8.57%) Polycom
7 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
8 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.71%) IronPort
8 2 (5.71%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (2.86%) IBM
9 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.86%) TIBCO