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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 29 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing HP 48 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.79% 8.13% 6.10%
As % of the Vendors category 15.00% 16.87% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 4
Average daily rate
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£263 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £229 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £457 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £13.71 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.16% +138.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £16.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.74 £25.00 £11.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £13.99 £13.73
% change year-on-year
+25.11% +1.87%
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
320 243 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.60% 48.21% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 153 59
Average daily rate £290 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £222 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £436 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +138.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 44 £263 -25.00% 2
Durham -13 3 £280 +21.08%
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 39 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 34 (40.48%) ITIL
3 29 (34.52%) Windows
4 27 (32.14%) SC Cleared
5 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
6 25 (29.76%) Service Management
7 20 (23.81%) Java
7 20 (23.81%) Problem Management
8 19 (22.62%) SQL
8 19 (22.62%) Oracle
8 19 (22.62%) Linux
9 17 (20.24%) SLA
9 17 (20.24%) Red Hat
10 16 (19.05%) Oracle Database
11 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
11 15 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 14 (16.67%) SOA
12 14 (16.67%) WebLogic
12 14 (16.67%) Middleware
13 13 (15.48%) Finance
13 13 (15.48%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (15.48%) LDAP
13 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (15.48%) Clustering
14 12 (14.29%) VMware
14 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
14 12 (14.29%) Informatica
14 12 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 14 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 11 (13.10%) AquaLogic
3 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.38%) SAS
5 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.38%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) Apache
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.19%) JBoss
6 1 (1.19%) FileNet
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.19%) Exstream Dialogue
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Exstream
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) LDAP
2 10 (11.90%) DNS
2 10 (11.90%) Firewall
3 8 (9.52%) Network Security
3 8 (9.52%) SAN
3 8 (9.52%) DHCP
4 7 (8.33%) LAN
4 7 (8.33%) WAN
5 5 (5.95%) Internet
5 5 (5.95%) VPN
5 5 (5.95%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.57%) Junos
8 2 (2.38%) SSL
9 1 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 13 (15.48%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.38%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Ant
2 4 (4.76%) HP UFT
2 4 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.19%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.19%) Publishing
2 1 (1.19%) Banking
2 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (20.24%) Analyst
2 10 (11.90%) Developer
3 8 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) Informatica Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) Field Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 2 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.38%) Exchange Administrator
8 2 (2.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) Middleware
2 11 (13.10%) JNDI
2 11 (13.10%) J2EE
2 11 (13.10%) JDBC
2 11 (13.10%) SOAP
2 11 (13.10%) Web Services
2 11 (13.10%) JMS
3 2 (2.38%) Java EE
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.19%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.48%) Clustering
3 10 (11.90%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.57%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.57%) Economics
5 3 (3.57%) PKI
5 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.57%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.57%) User Experience
6 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.38%) HP Superdome
6 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.19%) NHS
7 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.19%) Life Science
7 1 (1.19%) CMDB
7 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) Windows
2 19 (22.62%) Linux
3 15 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (13.10%) UNIX
6 10 (11.90%) Windows 7
7 9 (10.71%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.76%) Solaris
9 4 (4.76%) VME
10 3 (3.57%) HPUX
11 2 (2.38%) CentOS
12 1 (1.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) ITIL
2 25 (29.76%) Service Management
3 20 (23.81%) Problem Management
4 14 (16.67%) SOA
5 12 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (13.10%) High Availability
7 10 (11.90%) Change Management
7 10 (11.90%) Incident Management
8 8 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 7 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 7 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 6 (7.14%) Change Control
11 5 (5.95%) Software Delivery
11 5 (5.95%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (5.95%) Project Management
11 5 (5.95%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) Java
2 19 (22.62%) SQL
3 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 11 (13.10%) PL/SQL
4 11 (13.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 6 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.57%) COBOL
6 3 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.19%) VB
7 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 27 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.33%) Degree
4 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.95%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) PMP
6 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.24%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.71%) vSphere
4 7 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.76%) Xen
5 4 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) OpenView
2 5 (5.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.76%) WSUS
3 4 (4.76%) SCCM
4 3 (3.57%) SCOM
4 3 (3.57%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.38%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.38%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.19%) MOM
6 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.19%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.62%) Oracle
3 17 (20.24%) Red Hat
4 12 (14.29%) Informatica
4 12 (14.29%) VMware
5 11 (13.10%) CheckPoint
6 10 (11.90%) Cisco
7 8 (9.52%) Citrix
7 8 (9.52%) Juniper
7 8 (9.52%) TippingPoint
8 7 (8.33%) McAfee
9 5 (5.95%) Dell
9 5 (5.95%) Symantec
10 4 (4.76%) CA
11 3 (3.57%) Sophos
11 3 (3.57%) AppSense
11 3 (3.57%) ICL
11 3 (3.57%) F5
12 2 (2.38%) Splunk
12 2 (2.38%) Riverbed