Period
to 21 June 2018

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 6 months to 21 June 2018 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 58 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -39 +12
Contract jobs citing HP 5 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.18% 3.17% 6.73%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 7.35% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £250 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +28.00% +96.08%
UK median daily rate £350 £370 £368
% change year-on-year -5.41% +0.68% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% -30.23% +28.59%

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 Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 192 245 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.39% 43.21% 51.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 193 43
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.93% +7.14% +55.56%
10th Percentile £267 £258 £106
90th Percentile £546 £466 £523
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -36.84% -40.63%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.00 £15.38
90th Percentile £17.60 £21.61 £22.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% -6.76% +5.71%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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
County Antrim +5 5 £250 -21.88% 1
HP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for HP.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE

HP
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos