The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 26 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing HP 69 53 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.38% 8.97% 3.19%
As % of the Vendors category 15.51% 20.23% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 3
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£300 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £132 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £18.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.89% +76.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +8.03%
HP
England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
445 262 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.13% 44.33% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 157 64
Average daily rate £325 £347 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% -4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.83 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

HP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

HP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -10 63 £310 -12.67% 1
Durham -5 5 £290 +25.40% 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 54 (50.94%) Security Cleared
2 41 (38.68%) SC Cleared
3 35 (33.02%) Windows
4 32 (30.19%) Linux
5 31 (29.25%) ITIL
6 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
7 27 (25.47%) SQL
8 25 (23.58%) Service Management
9 24 (22.64%) Problem Management
10 23 (21.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (19.81%) Oracle
12 20 (18.87%) Java
12 20 (18.87%) Red Hat
13 18 (16.98%) UNIX
13 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
14 17 (16.04%) Clustering
15 16 (15.09%) SLA
15 16 (15.09%) Shell Script
16 15 (14.15%) Firewall
16 15 (14.15%) Automated Testing
16 15 (14.15%) Knowledge Management
16 15 (14.15%) Incident Management
16 15 (14.15%) Data Centre
17 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (13.21%) VMware
18 12 (11.32%) Finance
18 12 (11.32%) Middleware
18 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
18 12 (11.32%) Oracle Reports
18 12 (11.32%) DNS

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 12 (11.32%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.49%) AquaLogic
3 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.89%) IIS
3 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.94%) Exstream Dialogue
4 1 (0.94%) FileNet
4 1 (0.94%) JBoss
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.38%) MS Office
3 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.83%) Exstream
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) OpenShift
1 5 (4.72%) HP Helion
2 4 (3.77%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) Firewall
2 12 (11.32%) LAN
2 12 (11.32%) WAN
2 12 (11.32%) DNS
3 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.43%) DHCP
3 10 (9.43%) LDAP
4 8 (7.55%) Network Security
5 6 (5.66%) Internet
6 5 (4.72%) DWDM
6 5 (4.72%) VLAN
6 5 (4.72%) Ethernet
6 5 (4.72%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (3.77%) VPN
8 3 (2.83%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.83%) SAN
8 3 (2.83%) Junos
9 2 (1.89%) SSL
10 1 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) Oracle Reports
1 12 (11.32%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Ant
2 5 (4.72%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.77%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.83%) JIRA
5 1 (0.94%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (11.32%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (1.89%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.94%) Billing
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (17.92%) Analyst
2 13 (12.26%) Developer
3 12 (11.32%) Network Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.60%) Service Analyst
5 7 (6.60%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) Linux Support
6 6 (5.66%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Test Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Field Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Informatica Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Test Leader
8 3 (2.83%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Operations Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Architect
8 3 (2.83%) Business Analyst
9 2 (1.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.32%) Web Services
1 12 (11.32%) Middleware
2 9 (8.49%) JNDI
2 9 (8.49%) JMS
2 9 (8.49%) JDBC
2 9 (8.49%) SOAP
2 9 (8.49%) J2EE
3 3 (2.83%) .NET
4 2 (1.89%) HTML
4 2 (1.89%) CSS
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.89%) HTML5
4 2 (1.89%) Java EE
4 2 (1.89%) MDX
5 1 (0.94%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Clustering
2 15 (14.15%) Data Centre
3 12 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.66%) Private Cloud
6 5 (4.72%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (4.72%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.83%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.83%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.83%) PKI
7 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.83%) User Experience
8 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.89%) Economics
8 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.94%) PMI
9 1 (0.94%) Life Science
9 1 (0.94%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.02%) Windows
2 32 (30.19%) Linux
3 23 (21.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (16.98%) UNIX
5 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.38%) Windows 7
7 10 (9.43%) AIX
7 10 (9.43%) Windows XP
8 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.60%) VME
9 5 (4.72%) zOS
9 5 (4.72%) Solaris
9 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.25%) ITIL
2 25 (23.58%) Service Management
3 24 (22.64%) Problem Management
4 15 (14.15%) Knowledge Management
4 15 (14.15%) Incident Management
4 15 (14.15%) Automated Testing
5 12 (11.32%) SOA
6 11 (10.38%) Service Delivery
6 11 (10.38%) Change Management
6 11 (10.38%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (10.38%) Test Scripting
6 11 (10.38%) Test Automation
6 11 (10.38%) Test Strategy
7 10 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (9.43%) Load Balancing
8 9 (8.49%) High Availability
8 9 (8.49%) Change Control
9 7 (6.60%) Project Management
10 6 (5.66%) ITSM
10 6 (5.66%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.47%) SQL
2 20 (18.87%) Java
3 16 (15.09%) Shell Script
4 10 (9.43%) PL/SQL
5 9 (8.49%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 9 (8.49%) VB
6 8 (7.55%) Perl
7 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.77%) COBOL
9 3 (2.83%) VBScript
9 3 (2.83%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.83%) VBA
10 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.89%) C#
11 1 (0.94%) C
11 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (50.94%) Security Cleared
2 41 (38.68%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.43%) Degree
4 6 (5.66%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.66%) ISEB
4 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.66%) RHCE
5 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.89%) MCSE
7 1 (0.94%) CCNP
7 1 (0.94%) CCNA
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.94%) PMP
7 1 (0.94%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.09%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.89%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
1 12 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.43%) vSphere
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (4.72%) Xen
4 5 (4.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (7.55%) OpenView
3 7 (6.60%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.72%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.77%) HP SIM
5 4 (3.77%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.77%) WSUS
5 4 (3.77%) SCCM
5 4 (3.77%) SCOM
6 2 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.89%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (1.89%) MOM
6 2 (1.89%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.94%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.81%) Oracle
3 20 (18.87%) Red Hat
4 14 (13.21%) VMware
5 11 (10.38%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.43%) Informatica
7 9 (8.49%) Citrix
7 9 (8.49%) Cisco
7 9 (8.49%) IBM
8 8 (7.55%) Juniper
8 8 (7.55%) McAfee
8 8 (7.55%) TippingPoint
8 8 (7.55%) F5
9 7 (6.60%) CA
10 6 (5.66%) 3PAR
11 5 (4.72%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.72%) Symantec
11 5 (4.72%) Dell
12 3 (2.83%) Sophos
12 3 (2.83%) ICL
Peterlee, County Durham
Synergize Consulting Ltd
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