Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 91 68
Rank change year-on-year -34 -23 -14
Contract jobs citing HP 32 41 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.05% 1.54% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 3.75% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 49
Manchester median daily rate £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +4.87%
10th Percentile £325 £120 £250
90th Percentile £600 £566 £516
North West median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Manchester median hourly rate - £14.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.75% -16.97%
North West median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.81% +6.67% -20.00%

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 1,240 1,094 1,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.64% 41.04% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 635 782
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £243 £216 £210
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 36 39
Manchester median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.96% -20.59% +21.43%
10th Percentile £12.08 £10.75 £11.80
90th Percentile £38.75 £22.98 £40.30
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year - -21.95% +17.14%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Sale - 1 £350 -
Wigan - 1 - -
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
4 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 10 (31.25%) SQL
8 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
9 8 (25.00%) Linux
9 8 (25.00%) Cisco
9 8 (25.00%) SAN
9 8 (25.00%) HP ALM
10 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (21.88%) Windows 10
10 7 (21.88%) Server Building
10 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle
11 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 6 (18.75%) Firewall
11 6 (18.75%) NAS
11 6 (18.75%) vSphere
11 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (15.63%) Migration

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 4 (12.50%) Apache
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 4 (12.50%) WebLogic Integration
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.00%) SAN
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) NAS
4 4 (12.50%) FTP
5 3 (9.38%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) HTTP
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (6.25%) DHCP
6 2 (6.25%) DMZ
6 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.25%) IPsec
6 2 (6.25%) Skype
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) BGP
7 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MS Access
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MSI
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.38%) WinDbg
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) JMeter
2 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (9.38%) Back Office
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Automation Architect
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Designer
5 1 (3.13%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.38%) REST
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
4 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) FMCG
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Games
5 1 (3.13%) Online Games
5 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) Linux
5 7 (21.88%) Windows 10
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.50%) HPUX
6 4 (12.50%) SUSE
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
8 2 (6.25%) CentOS
9 1 (3.13%) AIX
9 1 (3.13%) Unix
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Server Building
2 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Conflict Management
4 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 4 (12.50%) SOA
4 4 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.38%) Validation
5 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 4 (12.50%) VB
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (12.50%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) vSphere
3 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (9.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) HP ALM
2 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.13%) TADDM
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
5 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) TIBCO
7 3 (9.38%) Palo Alto
7 3 (9.38%) Symantec
8 2 (6.25%) Blue Prism
8 2 (6.25%) Intel
8 2 (6.25%) Polycom
9 1 (3.13%) Avaya
9 1 (3.13%) EMC
9 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.13%) IronPort
9 1 (3.13%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.13%) Tufin