Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 134 125
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9 -15
Contract jobs citing HP 68 79 96
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.65% 1.40% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 3.70% 3.33% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 38
Median daily rate £319 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.92% +0.78% -11.64%
10th Percentile £145 £135 £156
90th Percentile £568 £438 £511
England median daily rate £360 £388 £363
% change year-on-year -7.10% +6.90% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.08 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.91% +216.37% -10.94%
England median hourly rate £16.45 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.53% -1.67% +3.45%

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 1,837 2,369 2,360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.61% 41.97% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,021 1,475 1,439
Median daily rate £425 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £193 £263 £238
90th Percentile £638 £621 £625
England median daily rate £450 £455 £450
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 126 149
Median hourly rate £24.60 £22.36 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.02% +49.05% -8.20%
10th Percentile £14.18 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.83 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.34% +1.14% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +16 19 £313 -3.85% 16
Merseyside +19 17 £400 +10.34% 3
Cumbria -12 16 £185 -57.95% 3
Lancashire +36 12 £473 +1.61% 9
Cheshire +9 4 £150 -55.65% 6
HP
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 46 (67.65%) Windows
2 30 (44.12%) Security Cleared
3 28 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 27 (39.71%) Dell
5 22 (32.35%) Cisco
5 22 (32.35%) Data Centre
5 22 (32.35%) Driving Licence
6 20 (29.41%) Windows 10
7 19 (27.94%) ITIL
8 18 (26.47%) Windows 7
9 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 15 (22.06%) EMC
10 15 (22.06%) SAN
10 15 (22.06%) NetApp
10 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
10 15 (22.06%) Workflow
10 15 (22.06%) Banking
10 15 (22.06%) Retail
11 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
12 11 (16.18%) IBM
12 11 (16.18%) NetBackup
12 11 (16.18%) Azure
13 10 (14.71%) Migration
13 10 (14.71%) VMware
14 9 (13.24%) DNS
14 9 (13.24%) AWS
14 9 (13.24%) NAS
15 8 (11.76%) Windows Server
15 8 (11.76%) Office 365
15 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V

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 5 (7.35%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.94%) IIS
2 2 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.47%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Azure
2 9 (13.24%) AWS
3 8 (11.76%) Office 365
4 5 (7.35%) HP Helion
4 5 (7.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.94%) Datadog
5 2 (2.94%) IaaS
5 2 (2.94%) PaaS
6 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.47%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) SAN
2 9 (13.24%) DNS
2 9 (13.24%) NAS
3 8 (11.76%) Firewall
4 6 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (5.88%) VoIP
5 4 (5.88%) VPN
5 4 (5.88%) WAN
5 4 (5.88%) Wireless
6 3 (4.41%) DHCP
6 3 (4.41%) LAN
6 3 (4.41%) MPLS
6 3 (4.41%) Skype
6 3 (4.41%) SSL
6 3 (4.41%) VLAN
6 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (2.94%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) MS Access
3 2 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.47%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.47%) Hudson
2 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.47%) WinRunner
General
1 15 (22.06%) Banking
1 15 (22.06%) Retail
1 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Local Government
3 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.47%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Build Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Deployment Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) Architect
3 6 (8.82%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.35%) Backup Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Consultant
4 5 (7.35%) Field Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.88%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) NetBackup Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Storage and Backup Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Data Centre
1 22 (32.35%) Driving Licence
2 7 (10.29%) EMC VNX
3 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.82%) Blackberry
4 5 (7.35%) Public Cloud
4 5 (7.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (4.41%) Clustering
5 3 (4.41%) iPhone
5 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.41%) Replication
5 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.47%) Celerra
7 1 (1.47%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.47%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.47%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (67.65%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) Windows 10
3 18 (26.47%) Windows 7
4 8 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 7 (10.29%) Android
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
6 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.35%) Mac OS X
7 5 (7.35%) Solaris
8 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.47%) AIX
10 1 (1.47%) Linux
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) ITIL
2 15 (22.06%) Workflow
3 10 (14.71%) Migration
4 8 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (7.35%) DoDAF
7 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.88%) Break/Fix
8 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (4.41%) Application Packaging
9 3 (4.41%) Change Control
9 3 (4.41%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.41%) Service Management
9 3 (4.41%) Task Automation
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 28 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.82%) Degree
5 5 (7.35%) MCSE
6 3 (4.41%) HND
6 3 (4.41%) MCP
6 3 (4.41%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (2.94%) CCNA
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.47%) ISEB
8 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) GAMP
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.76%) Firmware
2 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) NetBackup
2 5 (7.35%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (7.35%) SnapMirror
3 4 (5.88%) HP SIM
4 3 (4.41%) SCCM
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) WSUS
6 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Dell
2 22 (32.35%) Cisco
3 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (22.06%) EMC
4 15 (22.06%) NetApp
5 11 (16.18%) IBM
6 10 (14.71%) VMware
7 7 (10.29%) Brocade
8 6 (8.82%) 3PAR
8 6 (8.82%) Hitachi
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle
9 5 (7.35%) DataCore
9 5 (7.35%) Sparx
10 3 (4.41%) Citrix
10 3 (4.41%) Google
10 3 (4.41%) ServiceNow
10 3 (4.41%) Sophos
11 2 (2.94%) Apple
11 2 (2.94%) McAfee
11 2 (2.94%) ProCurve