Period
to 3 August 2020

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 6 months to 3 August 2020 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
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 124 129
Rank change year-on-year +28 +5 -35
Contract jobs citing HP 29 79 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.32% 1.49% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 2.87% 3.70% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 53
Median daily rate £388 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £200 £138 £143
90th Percentile £578 £500 £469
England median daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.50 £52.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.42% +264.91% -
10th Percentile £17.75 £29.20 £12.33
90th Percentile £19.85 £58.60 £19.98
England median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +15.63% -3.03% +13.79%

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,012 2,134 2,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.15% 40.15% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 1,363 1,481
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £185 £213 £225
90th Percentile £615 £588 £588
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 99 151
Median hourly rate £19.58 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +17.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.37 £13.20 £11.50
90th Percentile £36.15 £53.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £22.52 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.54% +5.56% +6.32%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing HP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP in the North West.

Daily rate trend for HP in the North West

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP in the North West over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HP in the North West

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP in the North West.

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 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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 +63 17 £350 +7.69% 9
Lancashire +29 6 £568 +31.42% 1
Cumbria -10 3 £200 +37.93%
Merseyside +8 1 £400 +23.08% 3
Cheshire +8 1 - - 3
HP
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for HP.

1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (34.48%) ITIL
4 10 (34.48%) Azure
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle
5 9 (31.03%) VMware
6 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (27.59%) Office 365
7 7 (24.14%) AWS
7 7 (24.14%) Windows 10
7 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) Dell
7 7 (24.14%) DNS
8 6 (20.69%) IBM
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
8 6 (20.69%) SAN
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (20.69%) Public Cloud
9 5 (17.24%) HP Helion
9 5 (17.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
9 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (17.24%) Sparx
9 5 (17.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 5 (17.24%) VxBlock/Vblock

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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Azure
2 8 (27.59%) Office 365
3 7 (24.14%) AWS
4 5 (17.24%) HP Helion
4 5 (17.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (13.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.45%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (3.45%) BrowserStack
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.45%) G Suite
6 1 (3.45%) IaaS
6 1 (3.45%) PaaS
6 1 (3.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) SAN
3 4 (13.79%) VoIP
4 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall
4 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
4 3 (10.34%) VPN
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.90%) MPLS
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) LAN
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security
6 1 (3.45%) PBX
6 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.45%) SMTP
6 1 (3.45%) SSL
6 1 (3.45%) VLAN
6 1 (3.45%) VPLS
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Burp Suite
1 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) JMeter
1 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
1 5 (17.24%) Architect
1 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Build Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Server Support
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) REST
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Public Cloud
2 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
5 2 (6.90%) Clustering
5 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.90%) Replication
6 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.45%) iPhone
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Windows 10
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (3.45%) Android
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (17.24%) DoDAF
3 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (17.24%) Service Management
3 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security
5 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Design
5 3 (10.34%) Task Automation
5 3 (10.34%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Coaching
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Server Management
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) VBA
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.34%) MCSE
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (10.34%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.45%) HND
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Firmware
4 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (10.34%) SafeCom
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.45%) HP ALM
3 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Nessus
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 9 (31.03%) VMware
4 7 (24.14%) Dell
5 6 (20.69%) IBM
6 5 (17.24%) Sparx
7 3 (10.34%) Apple
7 3 (10.34%) Canon
7 3 (10.34%) Citrix
7 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.90%) Brocade
8 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.90%) Veeam
9 1 (3.45%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (3.45%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
9 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.45%) Varonis
9 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard