Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 January 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 54 48
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6 -24
Contract jobs citing HP 16 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.60% 0.86% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 8.84% 1.76% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Merseyside median daily rate £180 £318 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.31% -24.18% +61.06%
10th Percentile £99 £261 £229
90th Percentile £423 £402 £438
North West median daily rate £316 £408 £350
% change year-on-year -22.39% +16.43% +22.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £10.69 - -
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% +18.52% -10.00%

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 Merseyside.

All Vendors
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 181 284 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 40.67% 48.88% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 178 184
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £182 £264 £178
90th Percentile £581 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 12
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88% +39.23%
10th Percentile £11.27 £14.17 £13.10
90th Percentile £23.43 £27.75 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £18.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.69% +5.00% +6.06%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for HP in Merseyside

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Merseyside

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Merseyside over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Merseyside

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Merseyside

HP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Liverpool +14 15 £180 -43.31% 9
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for HP.

1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) HPUX
4 4 (25.00%) LDAP
4 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (25.00%) Kerberos
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (25.00%) User Experience
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) vSphere
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (12.50%) Facilities Management
6 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) 802.15
4 1 (6.25%) DMZ
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (6.25%) IPv6
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (6.25%) SSH
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.25%) Hudson
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) HPUX Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) HPUX
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Break/Fix
2 2 (12.50%) Facilities Management
2 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Server Building
3 1 (6.25%) Test Management
3 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (6.25%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) F#
1 1 (6.25%) Korn
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VB
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) EdgeSight
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
2 1 (6.25%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Aruba
5 1 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) Compaq
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Ivanti
5 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat