The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North East 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 29 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing HP 36 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.50% 4.62% 3.05%
As % of the Vendors category 9.97% 9.93% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 3
Average daily rate £253 £300 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £254 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
361 141 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 55.20% 46.53% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 61 89
Average daily rate £278 £270 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 19
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £10.50 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £18.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
HP
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -9 32 £253 -15.83% 1
Durham - 3 - -
Northumberland - - - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 29 (47.54%) Security Cleared
2 25 (40.98%) Windows
3 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
4 22 (36.07%) SC Cleared
5 20 (32.79%) SQL
6 18 (29.51%) UNIX
6 18 (29.51%) Active Directory
6 18 (29.51%) VMware
7 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (21.31%) ITIL
9 12 (19.67%) Linux
9 12 (19.67%) Oracle
10 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
10 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
10 11 (18.03%) Cisco
11 10 (16.39%) WebLogic
12 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
12 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
12 9 (14.75%) SAN
13 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (13.11%) Dell
13 8 (13.11%) COBOL
14 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
14 7 (11.48%) Solaris
14 7 (11.48%) LAN
15 6 (9.84%) IBM
15 6 (9.84%) OpenView
15 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
15 6 (9.84%) vSphere
16 5 (8.20%) Analytics

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (16.39%) WebLogic
2 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.28%) IIS
5 2 (3.28%) Lync
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (1.64%) FileNet
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
2 9 (14.75%) SAN
3 7 (11.48%) LAN
4 5 (8.20%) DNS
5 4 (6.56%) VPN
5 4 (6.56%) WAN
5 4 (6.56%) DHCP
5 4 (6.56%) IPsec
5 4 (6.56%) VLAN
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (4.92%) APPN
6 3 (4.92%) FTP
6 3 (4.92%) HTTP
6 3 (4.92%) SNA
6 3 (4.92%) Internet
7 2 (3.28%) LDAP
7 2 (3.28%) Firewall
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.92%) DB2
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
1 5 (8.20%) JMeter
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Military
4 1 (1.64%) German Language
4 1 (1.64%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (1.64%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Test Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Consultant
4 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Service Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
4 4 (6.56%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Applications Architect
6 2 (3.28%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Network Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Middleware
2 4 (6.56%) J2EE
3 3 (4.92%) APPC
3 3 (4.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.28%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.64%) Java EE
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.64%) ADO
5 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) PKI
2 3 (4.92%) Open Source
2 3 (4.92%) iSeries
2 3 (4.92%) AS400
2 3 (4.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) UNIX
3 12 (19.67%) Linux
4 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.48%) Solaris
6 5 (8.20%) VME
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.92%) i5/OS
8 3 (4.92%) AIX
8 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.28%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) ITIL
2 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.20%) Analytics
3 5 (8.20%) Load Testing
3 5 (8.20%) Stress Testing
3 5 (8.20%) Volume Testing
3 5 (8.20%) Scalability Testing
3 5 (8.20%) Migration
4 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
4 4 (6.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (6.56%) Quantitative Analysis
4 4 (6.56%) Change Control
4 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
5 3 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Testing
5 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.92%) Change Management
5 3 (4.92%) Workflow
5 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) COBOL
3 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.20%) C#
4 3 (4.92%) C
4 3 (4.92%) Java
4 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.92%) RPG
5 2 (3.28%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.64%) Korn
6 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (47.54%) Security Cleared
2 22 (36.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.20%) MCSE
4 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.92%) MCITP
5 3 (4.92%) IBM Certification
5 3 (4.92%) MCSA
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 18 (29.51%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.84%) vSphere
4 5 (8.20%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.56%) DFS Replication
5 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.92%) PowerHA
7 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.28%) XenApp
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) OpenView
2 5 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.92%) SCOM
3 3 (4.92%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (3.28%) SCCM
4 2 (3.28%) WSUS
5 1 (1.64%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.64%) OVSD
5 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.51%) VMware
3 12 (19.67%) Oracle
4 11 (18.03%) Cisco
5 8 (13.11%) Dell
6 6 (9.84%) IBM
7 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.20%) Citrix
8 4 (6.56%) JBoss
8 4 (6.56%) Fujitsu
8 4 (6.56%) Splunk
9 3 (4.92%) F5
9 3 (4.92%) ICL
9 3 (4.92%) NetIQ
9 3 (4.92%) Siebel
9 3 (4.92%) Informatica
10 2 (3.28%) CA
10 2 (3.28%) Axway
11 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.64%) Isilon