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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1  
Contract jobs citing HP 2 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.64% 4.13% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 8.13% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £368 £325 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% -21.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £218 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £410 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £23.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -38.29% +46.87%  

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 126 160 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 40.13% 50.79% 56.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 101 89
Median daily rate £405 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 11
Median hourly rate £16.18 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.46% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -1 2 £368 +53.12% 1
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) SUSE
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) HPUX
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSP
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) SUSE
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Release Management
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) VMware