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 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 30 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 33 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.10% 4.77% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 11.58% 8.49% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 5
Average daily rate
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£324 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.63% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £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 3
Average hourly rate £10.68 £10.93 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -40.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.74 £10.59 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.62 £11.27 £24.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +5.83%
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
285 318 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.05% 56.18% 51.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 194 65
Average daily rate £358 £275 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.21% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 14
Average hourly rate £11.73 £14.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £34.00 £32.50
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 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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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 +17 32 £324 +22.16%
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (49.32%) Security Cleared
2 34 (46.58%) ITIL
3 25 (34.25%) Windows
3 25 (34.25%) SC Cleared
4 22 (30.14%) VMware
5 21 (28.77%) Oracle
5 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
6 17 (23.29%) SAN
6 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
7 16 (21.92%) SQL
8 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
8 15 (20.55%) Service Management
8 15 (20.55%) Finance
8 15 (20.55%) Middleware
8 15 (20.55%) Problem Management
9 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (19.18%) Red Hat
9 14 (19.18%) Java
9 14 (19.18%) Linux
10 13 (17.81%) UNIX
10 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
10 13 (17.81%) Clustering
10 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database
11 12 (16.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
12 11 (15.07%) SOA
12 11 (15.07%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (15.07%) WebLogic
13 10 (13.70%) LDAP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.07%) WebLogic
3 10 (13.70%) AquaLogic
4 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
5 6 (8.22%) Apache
5 6 (8.22%) IIS
6 4 (5.48%) IBM Notes
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.74%) SAS
8 1 (1.37%) CMS
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.37%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) SAN
2 10 (13.70%) LDAP
3 9 (12.33%) Firewall
4 8 (10.96%) DNS
5 6 (8.22%) Network Security
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (6.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (6.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (6.85%) SSL
7 3 (4.11%) LAN
7 3 (4.11%) WAN
7 3 (4.11%) DHCP
7 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.74%) Junos
9 1 (1.37%) VPN
9 1 (1.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database
3 11 (15.07%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Ant
2 2 (2.74%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.37%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
3 1 (1.37%) Selenium
3 1 (1.37%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Analyst
2 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Administrator
3 6 (8.22%) Test Analyst
3 6 (8.22%) Network Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Consultant
4 5 (6.85%) Informatica Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (6.85%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Wintel Support
6 3 (4.11%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Programmer
7 2 (2.74%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) Middleware
2 8 (10.96%) JNDI
2 8 (10.96%) JMS
2 8 (10.96%) J2EE
2 8 (10.96%) JDBC
3 7 (9.59%) SOAP
3 7 (9.59%) Web Services
4 3 (4.11%) Java EE
5 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Clustering
2 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) Cryptography
4 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.74%) HP Superdome
6 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.74%) Economics
7 1 (1.37%) CMDB
7 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.37%) Replication
7 1 (1.37%) NHS
7 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Windows
2 14 (19.18%) Linux
3 13 (17.81%) UNIX
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (16.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.59%) Solaris
6 3 (4.11%) HPUX
6 3 (4.11%) VME
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) ITIL
2 15 (20.55%) Service Management
2 15 (20.55%) Problem Management
3 11 (15.07%) SOA
4 10 (13.70%) Incident Management
4 10 (13.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (12.33%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (10.96%) Change Management
6 8 (10.96%) High Availability
7 7 (9.59%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (8.22%) Time Management
8 6 (8.22%) Network Management
8 6 (8.22%) Project Management
8 6 (8.22%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.85%) Network Design
9 5 (6.85%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
9 5 (6.85%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) SQL
2 14 (19.18%) Java
3 8 (10.96%) PL/SQL
3 8 (10.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 7 (9.59%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.11%) COBOL
6 2 (2.74%) C
7 1 (1.37%) Perl
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (49.32%) Security Cleared
2 25 (34.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.85%) ISEB
6 4 (5.48%) Degree
7 3 (4.11%) ISTQB
7 3 (4.11%) MCSE
8 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) SLA
2 5 (6.85%) QA
3 3 (4.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.85%) vSphere
4 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.48%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.37%) XenApp
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) OpenView
1 10 (13.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (8.22%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (6.85%) HP SIM
4 3 (4.11%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.37%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) VMware
2 21 (28.77%) Oracle
2 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.18%) Red Hat
4 8 (10.96%) Cisco
4 8 (10.96%) Citrix
4 8 (10.96%) Informatica
5 5 (6.85%) Juniper
5 5 (6.85%) EMC
5 5 (6.85%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.85%) McAfee
5 5 (6.85%) F5
6 4 (5.48%) Lotus
6 4 (5.48%) CA
7 3 (4.11%) Splunk
8 2 (2.74%) Veritas
8 2 (2.74%) ICL
8 2 (2.74%) TippingPoint
8 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.74%) 3PAR