The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 22 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 30 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Contract jobs citing HP 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.65% 2.20% 4.80%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% 7.04% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 9
Median daily rate £525 £130 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +303.84% -68.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +11.53% -5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £25.03 £17.00
% change year-on-year -32.86% +47.23%  

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 Northampton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 88 71 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 36.36% 31.28% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 54
Median daily rate £375 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +4.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% -39.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.40 £21.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing HP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for HP in Northampton

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Northampton

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northampton region with a requirement for HP.

1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
1 5 (71.43%) ITSM
1 5 (71.43%) OVSD
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) ICMP
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Nagios
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) Unix

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) BGP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) ICMP
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Network Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) HPUX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
1 5 (71.43%) ITSM
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) OVSD
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft