The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 35 14 21
Rank change year-on-year -21 +7  
Contract jobs citing HP 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.08% 6.67% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 7.22% 14.81% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £326 - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £368
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +35.48%  

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 Northern Ireland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 97 54 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 42.73% 45.00% 52.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 15 26
Median daily rate £326 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £109 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +16.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Northern Ireland

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Northern Ireland

HP
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
County Antrim -18 7 £326 - 3
HP
UK

HP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for HP.

1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) Thin Client
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
1 7 (77.78%) Wyse
1 7 (77.78%) Fat Client
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (77.78%) XenApp
1 7 (77.78%) XenDesktop
2 6 (66.67%) ThinPrint
2 6 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (66.67%) AppSense
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix Support
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Support Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Fat Client
1 7 (77.78%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (77.78%) XenApp
1 7 (77.78%) XenDesktop
2 6 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
1 7 (77.78%) Wyse
2 6 (66.67%) AppSense
2 6 (66.67%) ThinPrint
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
Belfast, County Antrim
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