The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 44 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Contract jobs citing HP 27 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.01% 7.90% 7.07%
As % of the Vendors category 10.23% 16.25% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 7
Average daily rate £363 £275 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £242 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £424 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £10.57 £14.80 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.58% +40.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.73 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+74.86% -11.45%
HP
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Vendors Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
264 160 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 39.23% 48.63% 61.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 107 108
Average daily rate £415 £350 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £499 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 18
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP.

1 29 (46.03%) Security Cleared
2 26 (41.27%) Windows
3 22 (34.92%) Linux
4 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (30.16%) ITIL
5 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
6 17 (26.98%) Selenium
6 17 (26.98%) Cucumber
6 17 (26.98%) HP UFT
7 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
7 16 (25.40%) Test Automation
8 14 (22.22%) JIRA
8 14 (22.22%) Functional Testing
9 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
9 13 (20.63%) SQL
9 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
10 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
10 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
10 12 (19.05%) Test Strategy
11 11 (17.46%) Confluence
11 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (17.46%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (17.46%) Change Control
11 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
11 11 (17.46%) PKI
11 11 (17.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (17.46%) LoadRunner
11 11 (17.46%) SNMP
11 11 (17.46%) JMeter
11 11 (17.46%) Mac OS X

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.46%) Confluence
2 7 (11.11%) CMS
2 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) CICS
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.11%) MS Office
3 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) SNMP
2 4 (6.35%) SAN
2 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.76%) DHCP
3 3 (4.76%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (3.17%) HTTP
4 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.59%) DWDM
5 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.59%) FTP
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) SSL
5 1 (1.59%) VLAN
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
5 1 (1.59%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.59%) DB2
5 1 (1.59%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Cucumber
1 17 (26.98%) HP UFT
1 17 (26.98%) Selenium
2 14 (22.22%) JIRA
3 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.46%) JMeter
3 11 (17.46%) LoadRunner
4 4 (6.35%) eggPlant
5 2 (3.17%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.59%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (12.70%) Analyst
1 8 (12.70%) Test Manager
2 5 (7.94%) Developer
2 5 (7.94%) Linux Support
3 4 (6.35%) Operations Manager
3 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
4 3 (4.76%) Agile Coach
4 3 (4.76%) Digital Agile Coach
4 3 (4.76%) Programme Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Programme Test Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Service Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
4 3 (4.76%) Test Programme Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Tester
4 3 (4.76%) Tivoli Engineer
5 2 (3.17%) Configuration Administrator
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Support
5 2 (3.17%) Senior Digital Agile Coach
5 2 (3.17%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) CSS
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) HTML5
2 2 (3.17%) MDX
2 2 (3.17%) Middleware
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.46%) PKI
3 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.94%) Clustering
4 5 (7.94%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (7.94%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.76%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.17%) CESG
6 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.59%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Windows
2 22 (34.92%) Linux
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 11 (17.46%) Mac OS X
5 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.94%) Unix
6 4 (6.35%) AIX
6 4 (6.35%) Solaris
6 4 (6.35%) zOS
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.59%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.59%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.16%) ITIL
3 16 (25.40%) Test Automation
4 14 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 12 (19.05%) Test Strategy
6 11 (17.46%) Change Control
6 11 (17.46%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (17.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (15.87%) Incident Management
7 10 (15.87%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (15.87%) Problem Management
7 10 (15.87%) Project Management
7 10 (15.87%) Service Management
8 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery
8 8 (12.70%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (12.70%) Time Management
8 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
9 7 (11.11%) Data Engineering
9 7 (11.11%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) SQL
2 9 (14.29%) Java
2 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.29%) Perl
3 8 (12.70%) Shell Script
4 7 (11.11%) C#
5 6 (9.52%) C
5 6 (9.52%) VB
6 4 (6.35%) Python
6 4 (6.35%) Ruby
6 4 (6.35%) VBA
7 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.76%) VBScript
8 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) CLIST
9 1 (1.59%) COBOL
9 1 (1.59%) JCL
9 1 (1.59%) REXX
Qualifications
1 29 (46.03%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.94%) RHCE
5 4 (6.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.76%) Degree
7 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.17%) ISEB
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.17%) MCSA
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.59%) GPG13
4 1 (1.59%) SLA
4 1 (1.59%) WAI
4 1 (1.59%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) IBM
2 7 (11.11%) Serena
2 7 (11.11%) VMware
3 5 (7.94%) CA
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco
4 3 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (1.59%) Borland
5 1 (1.59%) F5
5 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.59%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.59%) Sun