The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 82 74
Rank change year-on-year +24 -8  
Contract jobs citing HP 42 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.91% 1.92% 2.05%
As % of the Vendors category 8.11% 5.40% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 22
Median daily rate £381 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £278 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £576 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.50 £13.90 £15.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.65% -12.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £10.57 £9.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £16.83 £22.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.75% +54.28%  

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 West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 518 722 857
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 35.90% 35.48% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 835 926
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £290 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £563 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 46
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.69% -13.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.61 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for HP in West Yorkshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in West Yorkshire

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in West Yorkshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in West Yorkshire

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in West Yorkshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Leeds +17 28 £404 +20.52% 6
Bradford +11 4 £325 +6.12% 1
Pudsey +1 3 £400 +6.66%
Wakefield 0 2 £275 -
Halifax - 1 - -
HP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 36 (52.94%) Windows
2 34 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
4 21 (30.88%) Cisco
5 20 (29.41%) Windows Server
6 19 (27.94%) Windows 7
7 18 (26.47%) IBM
8 15 (22.06%) VMware
9 14 (20.59%) Firewall
10 13 (19.12%) ITIL
10 13 (19.12%) SQL
10 13 (19.12%) Linux
10 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
11 11 (16.18%) Dell
11 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (14.71%) SCCM
12 10 (14.71%) F5
12 10 (14.71%) SAN
13 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (13.24%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
14 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
14 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (10.29%) BGP
15 7 (10.29%) EIGRP
15 7 (10.29%) Change Management
15 7 (10.29%) Finance
15 7 (10.29%) OPNET

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.47%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) Firewall
2 10 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (14.71%) SAN
3 7 (10.29%) BGP
3 7 (10.29%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (10.29%) DMVPN
3 7 (10.29%) EIGRP
3 7 (10.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (10.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (10.29%) IOS XR
3 7 (10.29%) WLAN
4 6 (8.82%) LAN
4 6 (8.82%) WAN
5 5 (7.35%) Internet
5 5 (7.35%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (5.88%) DNS
6 4 (5.88%) LDAP
7 3 (4.41%) Intranet
7 3 (4.41%) NAS
8 2 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 3 (4.41%) HP UFT
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
2 3 (4.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.94%) Toad
4 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Games
2 2 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) IT Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) Tester
5 5 (7.35%) Implementation Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) IT Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Rollout Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) IT Technician
6 4 (5.88%) Performance Tester
6 4 (5.88%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.41%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) IT Support
7 3 (4.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) SAN Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Web Services
2 3 (4.41%) Middleware
3 2 (2.94%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) J2EE
3 2 (2.94%) SOAP
3 2 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.29%) DataPower
3 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.94%) FMCG
4 2 (2.94%) iPad
4 2 (2.94%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (2.94%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.47%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (1.47%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.94%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 19 (27.94%) Windows 7
4 13 (19.12%) Linux
5 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (7.35%) AIX
8 5 (7.35%) Solaris
9 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.88%) Unix
9 4 (5.88%) Windows Phone
10 3 (4.41%) CentOS
10 3 (4.41%) SUSE
10 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
10 3 (4.41%) Windows 2000
10 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.47%) HPUX
11 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.29%) Change Management
4 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
5 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.35%) Defect Management
5 5 (7.35%) Migration
5 5 (7.35%) Performance Testing
5 5 (7.35%) System Testing
6 4 (5.88%) High Availability
6 4 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.88%) Load Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Service Management
7 3 (4.41%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.88%) C
3 4 (5.88%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) Python
5 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) CCNP
1 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.88%) ISEB
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.94%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.41%) KVM
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) SCCM
2 9 (13.24%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (10.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (10.29%) FortiGate
3 7 (10.29%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (10.29%) OPNET
4 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.41%) DameWare
6 3 (4.41%) SCOM
6 3 (4.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (2.94%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.94%) SmoothWall
7 2 (2.94%) WSUS
8 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.88%) Cisco
3 18 (26.47%) IBM
4 15 (22.06%) VMware
5 11 (16.18%) Dell
6 10 (14.71%) F5
7 7 (10.29%) Blue Coat
7 7 (10.29%) BMC
7 7 (10.29%) EMC
7 7 (10.29%) Fortinet
7 7 (10.29%) Motorola
7 7 (10.29%) Splunk
7 7 (10.29%) TippingPoint
8 5 (7.35%) NetApp
8 5 (7.35%) Oracle
8 5 (7.35%) Sun
8 5 (7.35%) Veeam
9 4 (5.88%) Citrix
9 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.41%) Brocade