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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 29 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing HP 30 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.01% 7.53% 2.51%
As % of the Vendors category 13.27% 14.29% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £307 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £270 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £337 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +10.90%
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
226 98 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 45.29% 52.69% 47.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 55 42
Average daily rate £360 £280 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £469 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 51 (57.30%) Security Cleared
2 37 (41.57%) SC Cleared
3 36 (40.45%) Oracle
4 34 (38.20%) Problem Management
5 32 (35.96%) ITIL
6 29 (32.58%) MS Excel
7 28 (31.46%) Middleware
8 27 (30.34%) Windows
9 26 (29.21%) OpenView
10 24 (26.97%) Java
10 24 (26.97%) Incident Management
11 23 (25.84%) Finance
12 22 (24.72%) Linux
12 22 (24.72%) Red Hat
12 22 (24.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (24.72%) Oracle Database
13 21 (23.60%) WebLogic
13 21 (23.60%) QA
14 20 (22.47%) SQL
14 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
15 19 (21.35%) SOA
15 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
16 17 (19.10%) SAN
17 16 (17.98%) SLA
17 16 (17.98%) AquaLogic
17 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (16.85%) UNIX
18 15 (16.85%) VMware
18 15 (16.85%) Java EE
19 14 (15.73%) SharePoint

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 21 (23.60%) WebLogic
2 16 (17.98%) AquaLogic
3 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.11%) Apache
5 8 (8.99%) IIS
6 7 (7.87%) IBM Notes
7 6 (6.74%) MS Exchange
8 4 (4.49%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (1.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 29 (32.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.10%) SAN
2 14 (15.73%) DNS
3 12 (13.48%) Firewall
4 8 (8.99%) SSL
4 8 (8.99%) LDAP
4 8 (8.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (8.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (7.87%) LAN
5 7 (7.87%) WAN
6 6 (6.74%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (6.74%) Network Security
7 5 (5.62%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (5.62%) Junos
7 5 (5.62%) DHCP
8 2 (2.25%) SMS
9 1 (1.12%) SSH
9 1 (1.12%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.72%) Oracle Database
2 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (6.74%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.49%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Ant
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.12%) MSI
4 1 (1.12%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.12%) JIRA
4 1 (1.12%) Selenium
4 1 (1.12%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (13.48%) Analyst
2 9 (10.11%) Test Analyst
2 9 (10.11%) Support Engineer
2 9 (10.11%) Applications Support
3 8 (8.99%) Network Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Administrator
5 6 (6.74%) DBA
5 6 (6.74%) Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) Coordinator
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (5.62%) Wintel Support
7 4 (4.49%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.49%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.37%) Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Desktop Technician
9 2 (2.25%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.46%) Middleware
2 15 (16.85%) Java EE
3 8 (8.99%) Web Services
4 7 (7.87%) SOAP
5 6 (6.74%) J2EE
6 5 (5.62%) JDBC
6 5 (5.62%) JNDI
6 5 (5.62%) JMS
7 4 (4.49%) XML
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.12%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.11%) Clustering
3 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.62%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.12%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.12%) Open Source
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) NHS
6 1 (1.12%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.34%) Windows
2 22 (24.72%) Linux
2 22 (24.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (16.85%) UNIX
4 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.62%) Solaris
7 2 (2.25%) VME
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Problem Management
2 32 (35.96%) ITIL
3 24 (26.97%) Incident Management
4 19 (21.35%) SOA
5 14 (15.73%) Service Management
5 14 (15.73%) Knowledge Management
6 13 (14.61%) Change Management
6 13 (14.61%) Configuration Management
6 13 (14.61%) Network Management
7 10 (11.24%) Service Delivery
8 9 (10.11%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (8.99%) Test Scripting
9 8 (8.99%) Network Design
9 8 (8.99%) Automated Testing
10 7 (7.87%) Load Balancing
11 6 (6.74%) Migration
11 6 (6.74%) Regression Testing
11 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.74%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) Java
2 20 (22.47%) SQL
3 10 (11.24%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (2.25%) C#
6 1 (1.12%) COBOL
6 1 (1.12%) Perl
6 1 (1.12%) C
6 1 (1.12%) VBScript
6 1 (1.12%) VB
6 1 (1.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 51 (57.30%) Security Cleared
2 37 (41.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) ISEB
4 7 (7.87%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.12%) Degree
8 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) IIBA
8 1 (1.12%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.60%) QA
2 16 (17.98%) SLA
3 4 (4.49%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.87%) Terminal Services
4 6 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.49%) vSphere
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (29.21%) OpenView
2 11 (12.36%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (10.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (7.87%) WhatsUp Gold
4 7 (7.87%) HP SIM
5 3 (3.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.25%) OVSD
7 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (40.45%) Oracle
2 22 (24.72%) Red Hat
3 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
4 15 (16.85%) VMware
5 10 (11.24%) Cisco
6 8 (8.99%) Citrix
6 8 (8.99%) Juniper
6 8 (8.99%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.99%) F5
7 7 (7.87%) Lotus
8 6 (6.74%) Splunk
8 6 (6.74%) McAfee
8 6 (6.74%) Informatica
9 5 (5.62%) EMC
9 5 (5.62%) TippingPoint
10 4 (4.49%) Business Objects
10 4 (4.49%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.25%) CA
12 1 (1.12%) Riverbed