The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 29 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.

HP
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 42 24
Rank change year-on-year -8 -18  
Contract jobs citing HP 1 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.27% 2.93% 3.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 5.73% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Median daily rate £425 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £366
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £9.78 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -30.95% +40.00%  

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 Sheffield.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 109 227 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 29.95% 51.24% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 149 61
Median daily rate £425 £425 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Median hourly rate - £13.15 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Sheffield

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for HP.

1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) SonarQube
1 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Velocity
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) SAN

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SonarQube
1 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (25.00%) Brocade
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas