The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 June 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 69 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9  
Contract jobs citing HP 74 101 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.51% 2.68% 2.61%
As % of the Vendors category 5.57% 5.93% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 76 51
Median daily rate £420 £396 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.99% +20.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £16.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.75% +54.28%  

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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1329 1702 1668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.01% 45.15% 45.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 1729 1690
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 106 161
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.45 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +9.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in the North West

HP
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 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in the North West

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in the North West

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in the North West

HP
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Lancashire +11 32 £463 +13.14%
Manchester -10 20 £130 -67.50% 9
Cheshire -1 11 £450 +5.88% 5
Merseyside -1 9 £375 +15.38% 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North West region with a requirement for HP.

1 44 (32.59%) Windows
2 42 (31.11%) Migration
3 34 (25.19%) Data Centre
4 33 (24.44%) Microsoft
4 33 (24.44%) SAN
5 30 (22.22%) Cisco
6 27 (20.00%) VMware
7 26 (19.26%) Windows Server
8 25 (18.52%) 3PAR
9 24 (17.78%) Data Migration
9 24 (17.78%) Active Directory
9 24 (17.78%) EMC
10 22 (16.30%) Security Cleared
10 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (15.56%) Fibre Channel
11 21 (15.56%) Brocade
12 20 (14.81%) Linux
12 20 (14.81%) SC Cleared
13 19 (14.07%) ITIL
13 19 (14.07%) SQL
14 18 (13.33%) HPUX
14 18 (13.33%) Finance
14 18 (13.33%) Banking
15 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (11.11%) Windows 10
16 15 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
17 14 (10.37%) IBM
17 14 (10.37%) DNS
17 14 (10.37%) Firewall

HP
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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.70%) Apache
4 5 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.96%) CICS
5 4 (2.96%) Confluence
5 4 (2.96%) IIS
6 3 (2.22%) ColdFusion
6 3 (2.22%) SAS
6 3 (2.22%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.48%) Jetty
7 2 (1.48%) Mongrel
7 2 (1.48%) nginx
7 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.74%) JBoss
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.37%) Office 365
2 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.48%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.74%) IaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.44%) SAN
2 21 (15.56%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (10.37%) DNS
3 14 (10.37%) Firewall
4 9 (6.67%) NAS
5 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.44%) DHCP
6 6 (4.44%) Internet
6 6 (4.44%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.96%) FTP
8 3 (2.22%) DSL
8 3 (2.22%) HTTP
8 3 (2.22%) IPsec
8 3 (2.22%) LAN
8 3 (2.22%) MPLS
8 3 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (2.22%) VRRP
8 3 (2.22%) WAN
9 2 (1.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.96%) DB2
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.48%) MySQL
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (10.37%) JIRA
2 3 (2.22%) Selenium
2 3 (2.22%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.48%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.74%) JMeter
4 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.74%) Toad
General
1 18 (13.33%) Banking
1 18 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Games
2 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Front Office
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (19.26%) Analyst
2 21 (15.56%) Architect
3 10 (7.41%) Test Analyst
4 8 (5.93%) Storage Architect
5 6 (4.44%) Field Engineer
5 6 (4.44%) Field Service Engineer
5 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (4.44%) Storage Specialist
5 6 (4.44%) Support Engineer
5 6 (4.44%) Tester
6 5 (3.70%) Administrator
6 5 (3.70%) Hardware Engineer
6 5 (3.70%) IT Engineer
6 5 (3.70%) Printer Engineer
6 5 (3.70%) Service Analyst
6 5 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (2.96%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (2.96%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) J2EE
1 5 (3.70%) Middleware
2 4 (2.96%) HTML
2 4 (2.96%) Web Services
3 3 (2.22%) .NET
3 3 (2.22%) SOAP
3 3 (2.22%) XML
4 2 (1.48%) JSP
4 2 (1.48%) Servlets
5 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.74%) Flash
5 1 (0.74%) JSON
5 1 (0.74%) RESTful
5 1 (0.74%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.19%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.41%) Mainframe
4 7 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.44%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.70%) Life Science
7 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Licensing
8 3 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.48%) Mobile Games
9 2 (1.48%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.74%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.74%) NHS
10 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.74%) Replication
10 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.59%) Windows
2 26 (19.26%) Windows Server
3 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (14.81%) Linux
5 18 (13.33%) HPUX
6 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 13 (9.63%) AIX
9 12 (8.89%) Windows 7
10 10 (7.41%) Unix
11 9 (6.67%) Solaris
12 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (3.70%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.96%) SUSE
13 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (2.22%) OS/390
15 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.11%) Migration
2 24 (17.78%) Data Migration
3 19 (14.07%) ITIL
4 12 (8.89%) Break/Fix
5 8 (5.93%) Time Management
6 7 (5.19%) Defect Management
7 6 (4.44%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.44%) Test Management
8 5 (3.70%) Privileged Access Management
8 5 (3.70%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.70%) SIEM
8 5 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.70%) Test Automation
8 5 (3.70%) Test Scripting
8 5 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (2.96%) CRM
9 4 (2.96%) DevOps
9 4 (2.96%) Functional Testing
9 4 (2.96%) Service Management
9 4 (2.96%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.07%) SQL
2 7 (5.19%) COBOL
3 5 (3.70%) Java
3 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.96%) JCL
5 3 (2.22%) Assembly Language
5 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.74%) C
6 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.67%) MCSA
5 7 (5.19%) MCP
6 6 (4.44%) Degree
6 6 (4.44%) MCSE
7 4 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.96%) ISEB
8 3 (2.22%) ACSP
8 3 (2.22%) HP AIS
8 3 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.48%) CISSP
9 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.48%) SANS
9 2 (1.48%) SSCP
10 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) COSHH
2 3 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.19%) vSphere
4 4 (2.96%) Firmware
5 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.48%) NFS
6 2 (1.48%) Xen
6 2 (1.48%) XenApp
7 1 (0.74%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.93%) SCCM
3 5 (3.70%) Puppet
4 3 (2.22%) Ansible
4 3 (2.22%) vMotion
5 2 (1.48%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.74%) DameWare
6 1 (0.74%) Nagios
6 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.74%) OpenView
6 1 (0.74%) QRadar
6 1 (0.74%) SCOM
6 1 (0.74%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.74%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.74%) vRealize
6 1 (0.74%) WSUS
6 1 (0.74%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 30 (22.22%) Cisco
3 27 (20.00%) VMware
4 25 (18.52%) 3PAR
5 24 (17.78%) EMC
6 21 (15.56%) Brocade
7 14 (10.37%) IBM
8 12 (8.89%) Citrix
9 10 (7.41%) Oracle
10 7 (5.19%) Polycom
11 6 (4.44%) Dell
12 5 (3.70%) Apple
12 5 (3.70%) NetApp
13 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.22%) hybris
14 3 (2.22%) NETGEAR
14 3 (2.22%) SonicWALL
14 3 (2.22%) Veritas
15 2 (1.48%) Google
15 2 (1.48%) Symantec
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