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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 21 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing HP 41 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.18% 10.51% 7.78%
As % of the Vendors category 18.55% 22.02% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 4
Average daily rate
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£263 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £186 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £451 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.71 £25.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.16% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +3.63%
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
221 168 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.70% 47.73% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 127 35
Average daily rate £282 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +138.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £45.00 £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 34 (45.33%) Security Cleared
2 30 (40.00%) ITIL
3 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (30.67%) SC Cleared
5 22 (29.33%) Windows
5 22 (29.33%) Service Management
6 19 (25.33%) Java
6 19 (25.33%) Problem Management
7 18 (24.00%) Oracle
7 18 (24.00%) Linux
8 17 (22.67%) SQL
9 16 (21.33%) Red Hat
9 16 (21.33%) SLA
10 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database
11 14 (18.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (17.33%) Middleware
12 13 (17.33%) SOA
12 13 (17.33%) WebLogic
12 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (16.00%) LDAP
13 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
13 12 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
13 12 (16.00%) Finance
14 11 (14.67%) VMware
14 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
14 11 (14.67%) Informatica
14 11 (14.67%) UNIX
14 11 (14.67%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (13.33%) High Availability

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 13 (17.33%) WebLogic
2 10 (13.33%) AquaLogic
3 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.67%) SAS
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.33%) JBoss
6 1 (1.33%) FileNet
6 1 (1.33%) CMS
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.33%) Exstream Dialogue
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Exstream
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) LDAP
2 6 (8.00%) DNS
2 6 (8.00%) SAN
2 6 (8.00%) Firewall
2 6 (8.00%) Network Security
3 5 (6.67%) VPN
3 5 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (6.67%) Internet
3 5 (6.67%) LAN
3 5 (6.67%) WAN
3 5 (6.67%) DHCP
4 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.33%) SSL
5 1 (1.33%) Junos
5 1 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Ant
2 4 (5.33%) HP UFT
2 4 (5.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.33%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Publishing
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
2 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Service Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Informatica Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Field Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.67%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.67%) Exchange Administrator
8 2 (2.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) Middleware
2 10 (13.33%) JNDI
2 10 (13.33%) J2EE
2 10 (13.33%) JDBC
2 10 (13.33%) SOAP
2 10 (13.33%) Web Services
2 10 (13.33%) JMS
3 2 (2.67%) Java EE
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.33%) Clustering
3 8 (10.67%) Data Centre
4 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.00%) Economics
5 3 (4.00%) PKI
5 3 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.00%) User Experience
6 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.67%) HP Superdome
7 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.33%) NHS
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) CMDB
7 1 (1.33%) DataPower
7 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.33%) Windows
2 18 (24.00%) Linux
3 14 (18.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (14.67%) UNIX
5 8 (10.67%) Windows XP
5 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.33%) VME
7 4 (5.33%) Solaris
8 3 (4.00%) HPUX
9 2 (2.67%) CentOS
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) ITIL
2 22 (29.33%) Service Management
3 19 (25.33%) Problem Management
4 13 (17.33%) SOA
5 11 (14.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (13.33%) High Availability
6 10 (13.33%) Change Management
7 8 (10.67%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
8 7 (9.33%) Automated Testing
8 7 (9.33%) Test Automation
8 7 (9.33%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (9.33%) Test Strategy
9 6 (8.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (6.67%) Validation
10 5 (6.67%) Information Security
10 5 (6.67%) ITSM
10 5 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (5.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.33%) Java
2 17 (22.67%) SQL
3 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
4 10 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 10 (13.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 5 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.00%) Perl
7 2 (2.67%) COBOL
8 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) VB
8 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (45.33%) Security Cleared
2 23 (30.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) Degree
4 5 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) PMP
6 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.33%) vSphere
5 3 (4.00%) Xen
6 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.33%) XenApp
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) OpenView
2 5 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.00%) WSUS
3 3 (4.00%) SCCM
3 3 (4.00%) SCOM
3 3 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.00%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.67%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (2.67%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.33%) MOM
5 1 (1.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.00%) Oracle
3 16 (21.33%) Red Hat
4 11 (14.67%) VMware
4 11 (14.67%) Informatica
5 9 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (9.33%) Cisco
7 6 (8.00%) Juniper
7 6 (8.00%) TippingPoint
8 5 (6.67%) Symantec
8 5 (6.67%) Dell
8 5 (6.67%) Citrix
9 4 (5.33%) McAfee
9 4 (5.33%) CA
10 3 (4.00%) Sophos
10 3 (4.00%) ICL
11 2 (2.67%) Splunk
12 1 (1.33%) Axway
12 1 (1.33%) Crossbeam
12 1 (1.33%) Riverbed