Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 39 32
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 +4
Contract jobs citing HP 13 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.02% 3.78% 3.88%
As % of the Vendors category 5.08% 6.96% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 15
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -21.69%
10th Percentile £290 £211 £167
90th Percentile £423 £491 £750
North West median daily rate £350 £375 £364
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.02% +13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £27.50 -
North West median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £19.52
% change year-on-year -5.00% -23.14% +11.51%

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 Merseyside.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 256 345 441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 39.81% 54.33% 55.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 191 173
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £181
90th Percentile £500 £500 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 14
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -17.65%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.43 £11.50
90th Percentile £16.18 £15.40 £42.75
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% -2.78%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 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
Liverpool +3 13 £350 -3.45% 1
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for HP.

1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) NAS
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 3 (23.08%) System Testing
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) NetApp
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat

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 3 (23.08%) ColdFusion
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
1 4 (30.77%) NAS
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) DSL
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (7.69%) VRRP
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) JSP
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) PlayStation
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) SUSE
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) System Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) vMotion
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) NetApp
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Meraki
4 1 (7.69%) NETGEAR
4 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam