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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 28 12 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing HP 56 52 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.02% 9.89% 4.11%
As % of the Vendors category 17.13% 20.97% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £355 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% +13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £457 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +132.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.41 £14.90 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £25.00 £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
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
327 248 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.16% 47.15% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 156 60
Average daily rate £300 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £451 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +127.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £10.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 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 30 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 30 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 -13 52 £275 -23.61% 3
Durham -8 3 £280 +21.08%
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 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 42 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 33 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 30 (32.26%) ITIL
4 29 (31.18%) Windows
5 26 (27.96%) Linux
6 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
7 23 (24.73%) Service Management
8 22 (23.66%) Java
9 21 (22.58%) SQL
10 19 (20.43%) Oracle
10 19 (20.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (19.35%) Problem Management
12 17 (18.28%) SLA
12 17 (18.28%) Red Hat
13 16 (17.20%) UNIX
13 16 (17.20%) Oracle Database
14 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (16.13%) Shell Script
15 14 (15.05%) Middleware
15 14 (15.05%) WebLogic
15 14 (15.05%) SOA
16 13 (13.98%) LDAP
16 13 (13.98%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (13.98%) Firewall
16 13 (13.98%) Finance
16 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (13.98%) Clustering
16 13 (13.98%) Automated Testing
16 13 (13.98%) Knowledge Management
16 13 (13.98%) Data Centre

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (15.05%) WebLogic
2 11 (11.83%) AquaLogic
3 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.15%) SAS
4 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.15%) IIS
4 2 (2.15%) Apache
4 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.08%) JBoss
5 1 (1.08%) FileNet
5 1 (1.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.08%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.23%) Exstream
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.23%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) LDAP
1 13 (13.98%) Firewall
2 10 (10.75%) LAN
2 10 (10.75%) WAN
2 10 (10.75%) DNS
3 8 (8.60%) DHCP
3 8 (8.60%) Network Security
4 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.45%) SAN
6 5 (5.38%) Internet
6 5 (5.38%) VPN
6 5 (5.38%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (3.23%) Junos
7 3 (3.23%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.23%) DWDM
7 3 (3.23%) VLAN
7 3 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.15%) SSL
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) Oracle Database
2 13 (13.98%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.15%) MySQL
4 2 (2.15%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Ant
2 5 (5.38%) LoadRunner
3 4 (4.30%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.08%) JIRA
4 1 (1.08%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Publishing
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) Analyst
2 10 (10.75%) Developer
2 10 (10.75%) Network Engineer
3 8 (8.60%) Service Analyst
3 8 (8.60%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) Informatica Developer
5 5 (5.38%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Administrator
6 4 (4.30%) Field Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Test Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) Architect
7 3 (3.23%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (2.15%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 2 (2.15%) Exchange Administrator
8 2 (2.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) Middleware
2 12 (12.90%) Web Services
3 11 (11.83%) JMS
3 11 (11.83%) J2EE
3 11 (11.83%) JDBC
3 11 (11.83%) SOAP
3 11 (11.83%) JNDI
4 2 (2.15%) Java EE
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.08%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.98%) Clustering
2 13 (13.98%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.30%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.23%) User Experience
5 3 (3.23%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.23%) PKI
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Economics
6 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.15%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.15%) HP Superdome
7 1 (1.08%) DataPower
7 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.18%) Windows
2 26 (27.96%) Linux
3 19 (20.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (17.20%) UNIX
5 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.75%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.60%) VME
9 7 (7.53%) AIX
10 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (4.30%) Solaris
12 3 (3.23%) HPUX
13 2 (2.15%) zOS
13 2 (2.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) ITIL
2 23 (24.73%) Service Management
3 18 (19.35%) Problem Management
4 14 (15.05%) SOA
5 13 (13.98%) Automated Testing
5 13 (13.98%) Knowledge Management
6 12 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (11.83%) High Availability
8 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy
8 10 (10.75%) Risk Analysis
8 10 (10.75%) Test Scripting
8 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.68%) Incident Management
9 9 (9.68%) Change Management
10 8 (8.60%) Load Balancing
11 6 (6.45%) Project Management
12 5 (5.38%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (5.38%) ITSM
12 5 (5.38%) Validation
12 5 (5.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.66%) Java
2 21 (22.58%) SQL
3 15 (16.13%) Shell Script
4 11 (11.83%) PL/SQL
4 11 (11.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 6 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.45%) Perl
6 5 (5.38%) COBOL
7 4 (4.30%) VB
8 1 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 33 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) Degree
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.23%) ISEB
6 2 (2.15%) MCSE
6 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.08%) CCNP
7 1 (1.08%) CCNA
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.08%) PMP
7 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.28%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.68%) vSphere
3 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.30%) Xen
4 4 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) OpenView
2 6 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.30%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.30%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.30%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.30%) WSUS
3 4 (4.30%) SCCM
3 4 (4.30%) SCOM
4 3 (3.23%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.15%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (2.15%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (2.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.15%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.15%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (2.15%) MOM
6 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.43%) Oracle
3 17 (18.28%) Red Hat
4 12 (12.90%) Informatica
5 11 (11.83%) CheckPoint
6 10 (10.75%) Cisco
7 9 (9.68%) VMware
8 8 (8.60%) TippingPoint
8 8 (8.60%) Citrix
8 8 (8.60%) Juniper
9 7 (7.53%) McAfee
10 6 (6.45%) CA
10 6 (6.45%) IBM
10 6 (6.45%) 3PAR
10 6 (6.45%) F5
11 5 (5.38%) Symantec
11 5 (5.38%) Dell
12 3 (3.23%) Sophos
12 3 (3.23%) AppSense
12 3 (3.23%) ICL
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