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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 43 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing HP 33 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.61% 5.79% 5.83%
As % of the Vendors category 9.04% 11.78% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 12
Average daily rate £363 £275 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.57 £28.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.91% +171.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £13.65 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+72.16% -11.93%
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
365 297 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.93% 49.17% 59.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 181 155
Average daily rate £400 £365 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £259 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £503 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 30
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.80 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.75% +3.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £12.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 -23 29 £348 +26.36% 1
Northumberland - 2 £363 -
Durham -2 1 - - 1
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 33 (45.21%) Security Cleared
2 31 (42.47%) Windows
3 24 (32.88%) Linux
4 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (27.40%) SC Cleared
6 19 (26.03%) ITIL
7 18 (24.66%) HP UFT
7 18 (24.66%) Cucumber
8 17 (23.29%) Selenium
9 16 (21.92%) Test Automation
10 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
10 15 (20.55%) Windows Server
11 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
11 14 (19.18%) SQL
11 14 (19.18%) Functional Testing
11 14 (19.18%) JIRA
12 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
13 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
13 12 (16.44%) Network Monitoring
13 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
13 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (16.44%) PKI
13 12 (16.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 12 (16.44%) Test Strategy
13 12 (16.44%) Confluence
13 12 (16.44%) SNMP
13 12 (16.44%) Mac OS X
13 12 (16.44%) JMeter
14 11 (15.07%) VMware
14 11 (15.07%) LoadRunner

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 12 (16.44%) Confluence
2 7 (9.59%) CMS
2 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) CICS
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.96%) MS Office
3 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.37%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) SNMP
2 7 (9.59%) DNS
3 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.48%) DHCP
4 4 (5.48%) Firewall
4 4 (5.48%) SAN
5 2 (2.74%) HTTP
5 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.74%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.37%) FTP
6 1 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) SSL
6 1 (1.37%) VPN
6 1 (1.37%) WAN
6 1 (1.37%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.37%) DB2
5 1 (1.37%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) Cucumber
1 18 (24.66%) HP UFT
2 17 (23.29%) Selenium
3 14 (19.18%) JIRA
4 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
4 12 (16.44%) JMeter
5 11 (15.07%) LoadRunner
6 4 (5.48%) eggPlant
7 2 (2.74%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.37%) StarTeam
8 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Billing
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (12.33%) Test Manager
2 8 (10.96%) Analyst
3 6 (8.22%) Linux Support
3 6 (8.22%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Agile Coach
6 3 (4.11%) Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Digital Agile Coach
6 3 (4.11%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Operations Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Test Programme Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Tester
6 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Exchange Support
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Digital Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) CSS
2 2 (2.74%) HTML
2 2 (2.74%) HTML5
2 2 (2.74%) MDX
2 2 (2.74%) Middleware
2 2 (2.74%) Web Services
3 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.37%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.44%) PKI
3 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.22%) Clustering
5 5 (6.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (6.85%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.74%) CESG
7 2 (2.74%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.37%) User Experience
8 1 (1.37%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 31 (42.47%) Windows
2 24 (32.88%) Linux
3 15 (20.55%) Windows Server
4 12 (16.44%) Mac OS X
5 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.85%) Unix
7 4 (5.48%) AIX
7 4 (5.48%) Solaris
7 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.48%) zOS
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.37%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.37%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.03%) ITIL
3 16 (21.92%) Test Automation
4 14 (19.18%) Functional Testing
5 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
5 12 (16.44%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (16.44%) Test Strategy
5 12 (16.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (15.07%) Change Control
6 11 (15.07%) Project Management
7 10 (13.70%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (12.33%) Incident Management
8 9 (12.33%) Problem Management
8 9 (12.33%) Service Management
9 8 (10.96%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (10.96%) Time Management
9 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.59%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (9.59%) Data Engineering
10 7 (9.59%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) Java
2 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.33%) Perl
3 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
4 7 (9.59%) C#
5 6 (8.22%) C
5 6 (8.22%) VB
6 4 (5.48%) Python
6 4 (5.48%) Ruby
6 4 (5.48%) VBA
7 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.11%) VBScript
8 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.37%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.37%) C++
9 1 (1.37%) CLIST
9 1 (1.37%) COBOL
9 1 (1.37%) JCL
9 1 (1.37%) REXX
Qualifications
1 33 (45.21%) Security Cleared
2 20 (27.40%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.22%) RHCE
5 4 (5.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.11%) Degree
7 2 (2.74%) CCNA
7 2 (2.74%) CCNP
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.74%) MCSA
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.37%) ISEB
8 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.37%) GPG13
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) WAI
3 1 (1.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
1 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.74%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (5.48%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.74%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.37%) SCCM
5 1 (1.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.07%) VMware
3 10 (13.70%) Cisco
4 7 (9.59%) IBM
4 7 (9.59%) Serena
5 6 (8.22%) CA
5 6 (8.22%) Oracle
5 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.48%) Dell
7 2 (2.74%) F5
7 2 (2.74%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.74%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.37%) Borland
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix
8 1 (1.37%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.37%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.37%) Remedy
8 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.37%) Sun