Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for HP APS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 October 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.

HP Accredited Platform Specialist (HP APS)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing HP APS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.034% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median daily rate £294 - -
England median daily rate £294 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

HP APS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,130 979 1,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.03% 17.32% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 554 806
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.60% +5.94%
10th Percentile £225 £208 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 81 60
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +52.38% -13.05%
10th Percentile £14.26 £15.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £55.00 £53.05
England median hourly rate £24.73 £25.92 £25.50
% change year-on-year -4.57% +1.63% +12.09%

HP APS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing HP APS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for HP APS in the North West

HP APS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP APS in the North West

HP APS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP APS within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Manchester - 2 £294 - 2
HP APS
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP APS 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 North West region with a requirement for HP APS.

1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) IKE
1 2 (100.00%) PPP
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 802.11

HP APS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 802.11
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) IGMP
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) L2TP
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) VMware