Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 31 21
Rank change year-on-year -26 -10 +14
Contract jobs citing HP 24 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.88% 2.65% 5.04%
As % of the Vendors category 9.56% 5.41% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £320 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% - -
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK median hourly rate £16.81 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.03% -25.00% +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 Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 251 148 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 40.61% 49.01% 53.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 79 42
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £315 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +3.70% +1.25%
10th Percentile £265 £126 £163
90th Percentile £489 £440 £375
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.89 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.83% - -
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 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
County Antrim -28 19 £306 +22.20%
County Londonderry - 1 £425 -
HP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for HP.

1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 9 (37.50%) Banking
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 9 (37.50%) JIRA
4 9 (37.50%) QA
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (37.50%) Unix
4 9 (37.50%) ISEB
5 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) Citrix
6 7 (29.17%) Avaya
7 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (20.83%) CyberTech
8 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
8 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
8 5 (20.83%) Avaya Modular Messaging
8 5 (20.83%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (20.83%) NICE Systems
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
8 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.83%) SCOM
8 5 (20.83%) NAS

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 5 (20.83%) IBM Notes
1 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
1 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.83%) Avaya Modular Messaging
2 5 (20.83%) NAS
2 5 (20.83%) SAN
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) DNS
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) Zephyr
3 2 (8.33%) Hudson
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Legal
3 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Automation Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Wintel Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Manual Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (20.83%) PKI
2 3 (12.50%) iPad
3 2 (8.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (20.83%) Requirements Management
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) ITSM
7 1 (4.17%) Low Latency
7 1 (4.17%) OOP
7 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
7 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISEB
1 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) MCP
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCOM
2 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Avaya
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) CyberTech
3 5 (20.83%) Lotus
3 5 (20.83%) NICE Systems
3 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
4 3 (12.50%) Bloomberg
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Reuters
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) Forcepoint
5 2 (8.33%) McAfee
5 2 (8.33%) Mitel
5 2 (8.33%) Sophos