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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 9 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs citing HP 177 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.27% 4.91% 5.34%
As % of the Vendors category 28.69% 11.31% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 25 18
Average daily rate £295 £300 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £154 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £473 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.00 £12.11 £11.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.04% +6.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+46.87% +10.34%
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
617 327 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 53.24% 43.37% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 182 226
Average daily rate £295 £313 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% +12.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 8
Average hourly rate £27.00 £12.36 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.53% -11.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £9.50 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 170 £290 -3.33% 3
Durham - 5 - - 1
Northumberland - 1 £350 -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 99 (48.06%) Windows
2 97 (47.09%) ITIL
3 92 (44.66%) Security Cleared
4 79 (38.35%) SC Cleared
5 71 (34.47%) Unix
6 63 (30.58%) Linux
7 62 (30.10%) Windows Server
8 59 (28.64%) Microsoft
9 57 (27.67%) Oracle
10 56 (27.18%) SQL
11 47 (22.82%) Active Directory
12 46 (22.33%) Degree
13 45 (21.84%) Project Management
14 44 (21.36%) Service Delivery
15 39 (18.93%) AIX
16 38 (18.45%) VMware
17 37 (17.96%) Perl
17 37 (17.96%) Mentoring
18 36 (17.48%) SLA
18 36 (17.48%) Management Information System
19 35 (16.99%) SQL Server
19 35 (16.99%) ServiceNow
19 35 (16.99%) Incident Management
19 35 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
20 34 (16.50%) Root Cause Analysis
20 34 (16.50%) Change Management
21 33 (16.02%) CA
21 33 (16.02%) BPSS Clearance
21 33 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
21 33 (16.02%) Problem Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (13.59%) WebLogic
2 20 (9.71%) IIS
2 20 (9.71%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.74%) JBoss
4 16 (7.77%) WebSphere
5 15 (7.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (5.34%) OpenStack
6 11 (5.34%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (4.85%) Confluence
8 5 (2.43%) CMS
8 5 (2.43%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.94%) Apache
9 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.94%) FileNet
9 4 (1.94%) iPlanet
9 4 (1.94%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.46%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 30 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.91%) MS Office
3 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (2.43%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.43%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (2.43%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.94%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.40%) HP Helion
2 3 (1.46%) Office 365
2 3 (1.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.53%) DHCP
2 26 (12.62%) SAN
3 25 (12.14%) TCP/IP
4 21 (10.19%) DNS
5 16 (7.77%) Firewall
6 13 (6.31%) LDAP
7 8 (3.88%) SSL
8 7 (3.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (3.40%) Network Security
9 6 (2.91%) FTP
10 5 (2.43%) SSH
11 4 (1.94%) BIG-IP
11 4 (1.94%) SNMP
12 3 (1.46%) Internet
12 3 (1.46%) OpenLDAP
13 2 (0.97%) HTTP
13 2 (0.97%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.97%) NAS
13 2 (0.97%) Skype
13 2 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.19%) DB2
3 11 (5.34%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.46%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.49%) Easytrieve
8 1 (0.49%) MS Access
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.83%) JIRA
2 11 (5.34%) HP UFT
3 10 (4.85%) Cucumber
3 10 (4.85%) Selenium
4 7 (3.40%) LoadRunner
5 6 (2.91%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.43%) JMeter
6 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.94%) eggPlant
7 4 (1.94%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.46%) MSI
9 2 (0.97%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.49%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (12.62%) Finance
2 5 (2.43%) General Ledger
3 2 (0.97%) Banking
3 2 (0.97%) Legal
4 1 (0.49%) Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (16.99%) Support Engineer
2 16 (7.77%) Architect
3 15 (7.28%) Analyst
4 13 (6.31%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (5.83%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 11 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (3.88%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (3.88%) Unix Engineer
8 7 (3.40%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.40%) Unix Support
9 6 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (2.91%) DBA
9 6 (2.91%) Developer
9 6 (2.91%) Unix Support Engineer
10 5 (2.43%) Consultant
10 5 (2.43%) Support Technician
10 5 (2.43%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.43%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.43%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.80%) Software Packaging
2 12 (5.83%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (2.91%) Middleware
4 5 (2.43%) .NET
5 4 (1.94%) ISPF
5 4 (1.94%) J2EE
5 4 (1.94%) JSP
5 4 (1.94%) XML
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.97%) Web Services
7 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.48%) Management Information System
2 31 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (14.56%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.31%) Clustering
5 10 (4.85%) Mainframe
6 9 (4.37%) Replication
7 8 (3.88%) Data Centre
8 7 (3.40%) DataPower
8 7 (3.40%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (2.91%) PKI
10 5 (2.43%) PMI
11 4 (1.94%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.94%) HP Storage
11 4 (1.94%) IVR
11 4 (1.94%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.97%) CESG
12 2 (0.97%) CMDB
12 2 (0.97%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.97%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 99 (48.06%) Windows
2 71 (34.47%) Unix
3 63 (30.58%) Linux
4 62 (30.10%) Windows Server
5 39 (18.93%) AIX
6 35 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (15.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (12.62%) Solaris
9 19 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (5.83%) HPUX
11 11 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.91%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.91%) zOS
13 4 (1.94%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.94%) MVS
14 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.97%) VME
15 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.49%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (47.09%) ITIL
2 45 (21.84%) Project Management
3 44 (21.36%) Service Delivery
4 37 (17.96%) Mentoring
5 35 (16.99%) Incident Management
6 34 (16.50%) Change Management
6 34 (16.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 33 (16.02%) Problem Management
8 31 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (12.62%) Configuration Management
10 25 (12.14%) Change Control
11 22 (10.68%) Release Management
12 20 (9.71%) Business Continuity
13 19 (9.22%) DevOps
14 17 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (7.77%) ITIL V3
16 15 (7.28%) Knowledge Management
16 15 (7.28%) OO
17 14 (6.80%) ITSM
18 12 (5.83%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (27.18%) SQL
2 37 (17.96%) Perl
3 26 (12.62%) Shell Script
4 21 (10.19%) VB
5 19 (9.22%) Java
6 10 (4.85%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.40%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.91%) C
9 5 (2.43%) C#
9 5 (2.43%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.43%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.94%) JCL
10 4 (1.94%) Korn
10 4 (1.94%) Python
10 4 (1.94%) REXX
10 4 (1.94%) Ruby
10 4 (1.94%) VBScript
11 2 (0.97%) COBOL
12 1 (0.49%) C++
12 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (44.66%) Security Cleared
2 79 (38.35%) SC Cleared
3 46 (22.33%) Degree
4 33 (16.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.85%) AAT
7 9 (4.37%) PMI Certification
8 7 (3.40%) PMP
9 6 (2.91%) MCDBA
9 6 (2.91%) MCSE
10 4 (1.94%) CCNA
10 4 (1.94%) CCNP
10 4 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.97%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.97%) MCP
11 2 (0.97%) MCSA
11 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.49%) CAPM
12 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (17.48%) SLA
2 14 (6.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (5.83%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.94%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.94%) QA
5 1 (0.49%) GPG13
5 1 (0.49%) WAI
5 1 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 47 (22.82%) Active Directory
2 33 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (12.14%) XenApp
4 22 (10.68%) XenServer
5 20 (9.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (9.71%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.88%) vSphere
7 7 (3.40%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.94%) Time Sharing Option
9 3 (1.46%) Docker
9 3 (1.46%) NFS
9 3 (1.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.97%) Brightmail
10 2 (0.97%) Firmware
10 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 31 (15.05%) Tivoli
2 18 (8.74%) MOM
2 18 (8.74%) XenMobile
3 17 (8.25%) HP SiteScope
4 15 (7.28%) EdgeSight
4 15 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (7.28%) Puppet
5 14 (6.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (6.31%) NetBackup
7 12 (5.83%) HP Data Protector
8 9 (4.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (3.88%) OpenView
9 8 (3.88%) Perfmon
10 5 (2.43%) HP UCMDB
11 4 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (1.46%) Control-M
12 3 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (1.46%) HP SIM
13 2 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
13 2 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 59 (28.64%) Microsoft
2 57 (27.67%) Oracle
3 38 (18.45%) VMware
4 35 (16.99%) ServiceNow
5 33 (16.02%) CA
6 32 (15.53%) Citrix
7 26 (12.62%) Red Hat
8 24 (11.65%) IBM
9 22 (10.68%) BMC
9 22 (10.68%) SAP
10 21 (10.19%) ThinPrint
11 18 (8.74%) SafeCom
12 16 (7.77%) AppSense
12 16 (7.77%) Symantec
13 15 (7.28%) Axway
13 15 (7.28%) Informatica
13 15 (7.28%) Siebel
14 13 (6.31%) Cisco
14 13 (6.31%) Sun
15 7 (3.40%) F5
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