Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 117 72
Rank change year-on-year +15 -45 -21
Contract jobs citing HP 105 113 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.83% 1.66% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% 3.59% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 78 151
North West median daily rate £308 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.15% +11.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £106 £247 £170
90th Percentile £479 £538 £488
England median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 4
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% -9.04% +11.77%
England median hourly rate £15.86 £14.85 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.80% -25.75% +14.29%

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 2466 3152 3543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.99% 46.22% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 1874 1949
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £219 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 127 178
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.73 £11.23
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.30 £46.45
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

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 6 months to 21 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 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
Cheshire +23 44 £273 -35.88% 2
Manchester +26 42 £323 -14.00% 5
Merseyside +4 11 £180 -55.00% 1
Lancashire -10 6 £450 +10.43% 2
Cumbria -5 1 - -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (33.33%) Windows
2 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
3 24 (22.86%) Banking
4 22 (20.95%) VMware
4 22 (20.95%) ITIL
5 21 (20.00%) Linux
6 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
6 18 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (16.19%) Break/Fix
8 15 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 15 (14.29%) Unix
8 15 (14.29%) Oracle
9 14 (13.33%) IBM
9 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (13.33%) Finance
10 12 (11.43%) SAN
10 12 (11.43%) Cisco
10 12 (11.43%) DNS
10 12 (11.43%) Dell
10 12 (11.43%) MCSA
10 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
11 11 (10.48%) Oracle Database
11 11 (10.48%) SQL
11 11 (10.48%) MCSE
11 11 (10.48%) Migration
12 10 (9.52%) MS Exchange
12 10 (9.52%) SLA
12 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (9.52%) Office 365
12 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012

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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.86%) CICS
3 3 (2.86%) IIS
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.90%) Confluence
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.95%) JBoss
5 1 (0.95%) SAS
5 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Office 365
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.81%) PaaS
4 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.90%) IaaS
6 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) DNS
1 12 (11.43%) SAN
2 9 (8.57%) Firewall
3 5 (4.76%) DHCP
3 5 (4.76%) LAN
3 5 (4.76%) NAS
3 5 (4.76%) SSH
3 5 (4.76%) VPN
4 4 (3.81%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (3.81%) VLAN
5 3 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.86%) FTP
5 3 (2.86%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.86%) LDAP
5 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.86%) WAN
5 3 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.90%) 4G
6 2 (1.90%) ADSL
6 2 (1.90%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.48%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.81%) DB2
4 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.90%) MySQL
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) JIRA
2 8 (7.62%) HP UFT
3 5 (4.76%) JMeter
4 2 (1.90%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.95%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.95%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.95%) Hudson
5 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 24 (22.86%) Banking
2 14 (13.33%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Games
3 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (20.95%) Analyst
2 10 (9.52%) Test Analyst
3 8 (7.62%) Hardware Engineer
3 8 (7.62%) Support Analyst
4 7 (6.67%) Printer Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Administrator
6 5 (4.76%) Break Fix Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) DBA
6 5 (4.76%) HP Printer Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Test Leader
7 4 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.81%) Field Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Field Hardware Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Field Service Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.86%) Applications Support
8 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) DCOM
2 2 (1.90%) Middleware
2 2 (1.90%) Web Services
2 2 (1.90%) XML
2 2 (1.90%) XSL
3 1 (0.95%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.86%) Replication
4 2 (1.90%) CMDB
4 2 (1.90%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.90%) EMC VNXe
4 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.90%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.90%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.95%) Life Science
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (0.95%) Online Games
5 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.33%) Windows
2 21 (20.00%) Linux
3 15 (14.29%) Unix
3 15 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.62%) HPUX
7 6 (5.71%) AIX
8 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.86%) OS/390
10 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.95%) Solaris
11 1 (0.95%) SUSE
11 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.95%) ITIL
2 17 (16.19%) Break/Fix
3 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
4 11 (10.48%) Migration
5 7 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (6.67%) Time Management
6 6 (5.71%) Presales
7 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (4.76%) Test Management
7 5 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 5 (4.76%) Test Strategy
7 5 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.81%) ITSM
8 4 (3.81%) Manual Testing
8 4 (3.81%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.81%) Project Management
8 4 (3.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.48%) SQL
2 7 (6.67%) Java
3 5 (4.76%) C#
3 5 (4.76%) Jython
3 5 (4.76%) VBScript
4 4 (3.81%) Perl
4 4 (3.81%) Python
4 4 (3.81%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.81%) VB
4 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.86%) Assembly Language
5 3 (2.86%) COBOL
5 3 (2.86%) JCL
5 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.43%) MCSA
3 11 (10.48%) MCSE
4 9 (8.57%) ISEB
5 5 (4.76%) Degree
6 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.86%) ACSP
7 3 (2.86%) HP AIS
7 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.90%) MCP
9 1 (0.95%) CCNA
9 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.95%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) SLA
2 4 (3.81%) COSHH
3 1 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.67%) vSphere
4 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.76%) Firmware
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.90%) NFS
7 2 (1.90%) XenApp
7 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (7.62%) SCCM
3 3 (2.86%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.86%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.86%) FlexNet
3 3 (2.86%) IBM BigFix
3 3 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.86%) SCOM
3 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.90%) Ansible
4 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.90%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.90%) Nagios
4 2 (1.90%) Puppet
4 2 (1.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.90%) WSUS
5 1 (0.95%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.95%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.95%) VMware
3 15 (14.29%) Oracle
4 14 (13.33%) IBM
5 12 (11.43%) Cisco
5 12 (11.43%) Dell
6 9 (8.57%) Citrix
6 9 (8.57%) Fortinet
7 8 (7.62%) EMC
8 5 (4.76%) Symantec
9 4 (3.81%) Apple
9 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.86%) hybris
10 3 (2.86%) Snow
10 3 (2.86%) Veritas
11 2 (1.90%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.90%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.90%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.90%) Meraki
11 2 (1.90%) NetApp