The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 92 62
Rank change year-on-year +6 -30  
Contract jobs citing HP 29 37 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.30% 1.35% 2.71%
As % of the Vendors category 3.17% 2.79% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 49
Median daily rate £315 £311 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% -4.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £115 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £432 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.56 £24.25 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.94% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £22.85 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.61 £25.65 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -30.95% +37.70%  

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 the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 914 1328 1296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.12% 48.54% 50.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 671 676
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 104
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -35.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £22.50 £40.00
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 the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in the West Midlands

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in the West Midlands

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in the West Midlands

HP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham -2 10 £313 +17.48% 4
Solihull +6 6 - -
Warwickshire 0 6 £305 -26.50% 2
Coventry -6 2 £310 +1.63% 1
Shropshire +33 1 - - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £408 -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for HP.

1 25 (34.72%) IBM
2 23 (31.94%) ITIL
3 17 (23.61%) Windows
3 17 (23.61%) Cisco
4 16 (22.22%) SAN
4 16 (22.22%) Migration
5 15 (20.83%) Finance
5 15 (20.83%) Dell
6 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 14 (19.44%) Incident Management
6 14 (19.44%) Problem Management
7 13 (18.06%) Linux
7 13 (18.06%) Change Management
7 13 (18.06%) VMware
8 12 (16.67%) Network Security
8 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 11 (15.28%) SLA
9 11 (15.28%) EMC
9 11 (15.28%) NetApp
10 10 (13.89%) VMware ESX
10 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (13.89%) 3PAR
10 10 (13.89%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (12.50%) Escalation Management
11 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 8 (11.11%) SQL
12 8 (11.11%) Hyper-V
12 8 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (11.11%) Degree

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.78%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.39%) assyst
2 1 (1.39%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) SAN
2 12 (16.67%) Network Security
3 6 (8.33%) Firewall
4 5 (6.94%) WAN
5 4 (5.56%) LAN
6 3 (4.17%) BIG-IP
6 3 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (4.17%) Wireless
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.78%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.78%) Junos
7 2 (2.78%) OSPF
7 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.39%) 3G
8 1 (1.39%) BGP
8 1 (1.39%) SNMP
8 1 (1.39%) VoIP
8 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) Selenium
3 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.39%) VersionOne
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.33%) Electronics
4 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.94%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Automotive
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Architect
2 10 (13.89%) Field Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 8 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Hardware Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) HP Printer Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Printer Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Programme Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Bid Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Break Fix Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Storage Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Middleware
2 2 (2.78%) SOAP
2 2 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
3 1 (1.39%) JSON
3 1 (1.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) CLARiiON
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.72%) Symmetrix DMX
3 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.94%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.78%) CMDB
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Linux
3 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.72%) Unix
5 5 (6.94%) HPUX
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.78%) Android
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) ITIL
2 16 (22.22%) Migration
3 14 (19.44%) Incident Management
3 14 (19.44%) Problem Management
4 13 (18.06%) Change Management
5 10 (13.89%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (12.50%) Escalation Management
7 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.72%) Service Management
8 7 (9.72%) Trend Analysis
8 7 (9.72%) Workflow
9 6 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.94%) Functional Testing
10 5 (6.94%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.94%) Product Management
11 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (1.39%) C
3 1 (1.39%) Java
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) Prolog
3 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.94%) CCNP
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.94%) PgMP
3 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) ISEB
5 3 (4.17%) RHCE
6 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.78%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.78%) MOS
7 1 (1.39%) BICSI Certification
7 1 (1.39%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (1.39%) CCNA
7 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.39%) PMP
7 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) VMware ESX
1 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.72%) SRDF
4 6 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.78%) vSphere
7 1 (1.39%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.78%) OpenView
3 2 (2.78%) SCCM
4 1 (1.39%) Ansible
4 1 (1.39%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.39%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.39%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.39%) OPNET
4 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.39%) Puppet
4 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) IBM
2 17 (23.61%) Cisco
3 15 (20.83%) Dell
4 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.06%) VMware
6 11 (15.28%) EMC
6 11 (15.28%) NetApp
7 10 (13.89%) 3PAR
8 8 (11.11%) Brocade
9 6 (8.33%) Juniper
9 6 (8.33%) Oracle
10 5 (6.94%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.94%) Fujitsu
10 5 (6.94%) Remedy
11 4 (5.56%) Aruba
11 4 (5.56%) BMC
11 4 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (5.56%) Fortinet
11 4 (5.56%) Guidewire
11 4 (5.56%) SAP
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