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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 19 36 20
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing HP 32 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.25% 4.62% 4.24%
As % of the Vendors category 20.51% 7.72% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £212 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £319 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.44% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.68 £10.93 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -40.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +5.83%
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
156 246 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.21% 59.85% 55.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 167 35
Average daily rate £358 £263 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.41% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £444 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.36 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -39.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 28 (49.12%) ITIL
3 21 (36.84%) Oracle
4 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
5 17 (29.82%) VMware
6 16 (28.07%) SQL
6 16 (28.07%) Windows
7 15 (26.32%) Middleware
7 15 (26.32%) Finance
7 15 (26.32%) Problem Management
8 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
8 14 (24.56%) Linux
8 14 (24.56%) Java
9 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
9 13 (22.81%) UNIX
9 13 (22.81%) SAN
9 13 (22.81%) Oracle Database
10 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 12 (21.05%) Service Management
11 11 (19.30%) Clustering
11 11 (19.30%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (19.30%) WebLogic
11 11 (19.30%) SOA
12 10 (17.54%) OpenView
12 10 (17.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 10 (17.54%) LDAP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (19.30%) WebLogic
2 10 (17.54%) AquaLogic
3 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
3 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.53%) Apache
5 4 (7.02%) IBM Notes
5 4 (7.02%) IIS
6 2 (3.51%) SAS
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) SAN
2 10 (17.54%) LDAP
3 3 (5.26%) DHCP
3 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle Database
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Ant
2 2 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.75%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Informatica Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.26%) Wintel Support
6 2 (3.51%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) Middleware
2 8 (14.04%) JMS
2 8 (14.04%) JDBC
2 8 (14.04%) J2EE
2 8 (14.04%) JNDI
3 7 (12.28%) SOAP
3 7 (12.28%) Web Services
4 3 (5.26%) Java EE
5 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Clustering
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.51%) HP Superdome
5 2 (3.51%) Economics
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
6 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.75%) Replication
6 1 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.75%) CMDB
6 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Linux
3 13 (22.81%) UNIX
4 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.28%) Solaris
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.26%) HPUX
6 3 (5.26%) VME
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) ITIL
2 15 (26.32%) Problem Management
3 12 (21.05%) Service Management
4 11 (19.30%) SOA
5 10 (17.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (14.04%) Change Management
7 8 (14.04%) High Availability
8 7 (12.28%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (8.77%) Automated Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
11 4 (7.02%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
12 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (5.26%) Validation
12 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) Java
3 8 (14.04%) PL/SQL
3 8 (14.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.51%) COBOL
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 4 (7.02%) ISEB
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.02%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) OpenView
1 10 (17.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.77%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.75%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Oracle
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.82%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
4 8 (14.04%) Informatica
5 6 (10.53%) Citrix
6 4 (7.02%) CA
6 4 (7.02%) Lotus
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco
7 3 (5.26%) Splunk
8 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.51%) ICL
9 1 (1.75%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.75%) EMC
9 1 (1.75%) Serena
9 1 (1.75%) AppSense