The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 28 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing HP 30 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.10% 5.03% 4.41%
As % of the Vendors category 10.83% 9.57% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 3
Average daily rate £245 £300 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £272 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.36 £18.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.20 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.72%
Vendors Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
277 94 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 56.30% 52.51% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 40 52
Average daily rate £270 £270 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Average hourly rate £11.36 £18.58 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.86% -7.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £14.38 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.90 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
HP
Tyne and Wear

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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 20 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 17 (38.64%) UNIX
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (29.55%) SQL
6 12 (27.27%) Oracle
7 11 (25.00%) Windows
7 11 (25.00%) Linux
7 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
9 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.45%) ITIL
9 9 (20.45%) VMware
9 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (18.18%) Dell
11 7 (15.91%) Solaris
12 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
12 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
13 5 (11.36%) SAN
13 5 (11.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 5 (11.36%) OpenView
13 5 (11.36%) LoadRunner
13 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
13 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
13 5 (11.36%) C#
13 5 (11.36%) JMeter
13 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
13 5 (11.36%) Load Testing
13 5 (11.36%) Stress Testing
13 5 (11.36%) Volume Testing

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.27%) FileNet
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) VLAN
2 4 (9.09%) IPsec
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
2 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) SSH
4 1 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.27%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) LoadRunner
1 5 (11.36%) JMeter
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.55%) Military
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications Support
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.55%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) J2EE
1 4 (9.09%) Middleware
2 3 (6.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.55%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.27%) ADO
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) Java EE
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) PKI
2 2 (4.55%) Open Source
2 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) UNIX
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (15.91%) Solaris
4 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.09%) VME
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.82%) AIX
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.36%) Load Testing
3 5 (11.36%) Stress Testing
3 5 (11.36%) Volume Testing
3 5 (11.36%) Scalability Testing
3 5 (11.36%) Analytics
4 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 4 (9.09%) Quantitative Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) SOA
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) Workflow
5 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Change Control
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) C#
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) COBOL
4 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
6 1 (2.27%) Korn
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 20 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) MCSE
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (11.36%) OpenView
1 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle
3 9 (20.45%) VMware
4 8 (18.18%) Dell
5 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.09%) Splunk
6 4 (9.09%) JBoss
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
7 3 (6.82%) Informatica
7 3 (6.82%) IBM
7 3 (6.82%) Siebel
7 3 (6.82%) Fujitsu
8 2 (4.55%) F5
8 2 (4.55%) Axway
8 2 (4.55%) ICL
8 2 (4.55%) CA
9 1 (2.27%) Sun
9 1 (2.27%) Business Objects