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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 30 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing HP 31 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.73% 6.30% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 9.34% 12.00% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.91 £10.10 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £10.70 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-11.93% +12.72%
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
332 200 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 50.69% 52.49% 55.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 101 73
Average daily rate £350 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £199 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 35
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.50 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 -1 23 £275 -10.42% 4
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 58 (52.25%) Security Cleared
2 51 (45.95%) Windows
3 43 (38.74%) SC Cleared
4 40 (36.04%) ITIL
5 37 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 33 (29.73%) MS Excel
6 33 (29.73%) SQL Server
7 32 (28.83%) Problem Management
8 31 (27.93%) Oracle
9 30 (27.03%) VMware
9 30 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (25.23%) Incident Management
11 27 (24.32%) Firewall
11 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (23.42%) Middleware
12 26 (23.42%) SAN
13 25 (22.52%) OpenView
13 25 (22.52%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (20.72%) Java
15 21 (18.92%) Oracle Database
16 20 (18.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (18.02%) Linux
16 20 (18.02%) Red Hat
16 20 (18.02%) Finance
17 19 (17.12%) Clustering
17 19 (17.12%) WebLogic
17 19 (17.12%) Citrix
17 19 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (16.22%) SOA
18 18 (16.22%) IIS

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 19 (17.12%) WebLogic
2 18 (16.22%) IIS
3 16 (14.41%) AquaLogic
4 15 (13.51%) SharePoint
5 13 (11.71%) MS Exchange
6 9 (8.11%) Apache
7 7 (6.31%) IBM Notes
8 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.90%) Lync
10 1 (0.90%) SAS
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 33 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.31%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 27 (24.32%) Firewall
2 26 (23.42%) SAN
3 15 (13.51%) DNS
4 14 (12.61%) TCP/IP
5 11 (9.91%) Network Security
6 10 (9.01%) SSL
6 10 (9.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (9.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (9.01%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (7.21%) LAN
7 8 (7.21%) WAN
8 7 (6.31%) LDAP
9 6 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (5.41%) Junos
10 5 (4.50%) DHCP
11 2 (1.80%) SMS
12 1 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.90%) Internet
12 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.92%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.50%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Ant
2 2 (1.80%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.90%) MSI
3 1 (0.90%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.90%) Selenium
3 1 (0.90%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (18.02%) Finance
2 1 (0.90%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 16 (14.41%) Wintel Engineer
2 13 (11.71%) Support Engineer
3 10 (9.01%) Analyst
3 10 (9.01%) Network Engineer
4 8 (7.21%) Consultant
5 7 (6.31%) Administrator
6 6 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) DBA
6 6 (5.41%) Wintel Support
7 5 (4.50%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (4.50%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.60%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (3.60%) SAN Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Messaging Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 3 (2.70%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) Middleware
2 14 (12.61%) Java EE
3 7 (6.31%) SOAP
3 7 (6.31%) Web Services
4 6 (5.41%) J2EE
5 5 (4.50%) JDBC
5 5 (4.50%) JNDI
5 5 (4.50%) JMS
6 2 (1.80%) XML
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.90%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.12%) Clustering
3 10 (9.01%) Cryptography
4 9 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.70%) Life Science
5 3 (2.70%) CMDB
6 1 (0.90%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.90%) iPad
6 1 (0.90%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) Replication
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
6 1 (0.90%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.90%) Economics
6 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 51 (45.95%) Windows
2 30 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (18.02%) Linux
4 20 (18.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (12.61%) UNIX
6 7 (6.31%) Solaris
7 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.90%) HPUX
9 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.90%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.04%) ITIL
2 32 (28.83%) Problem Management
3 28 (25.23%) Incident Management
4 18 (16.22%) SOA
4 18 (16.22%) Time Management
5 17 (15.32%) Service Management
5 17 (15.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (12.61%) Network Management
7 13 (11.71%) Change Control
7 13 (11.71%) Change Management
8 11 (9.91%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.91%) Service Delivery
9 10 (9.01%) Load Balancing
9 10 (9.01%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (9.01%) Knowledge Management
9 10 (9.01%) Network Design
10 6 (5.41%) Business Continuity
10 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (5.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.72%) Java
2 18 (16.22%) SQL
3 7 (6.31%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 3 (2.70%) C
6 2 (1.80%) COBOL
7 1 (0.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 58 (52.25%) Security Cleared
2 43 (38.74%) SC Cleared
3 19 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (12.61%) MCSE
5 7 (6.31%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.50%) ISEB
7 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.90%) IIBA
9 1 (0.90%) CBAP
9 1 (0.90%) Degree
9 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) SLA
2 12 (10.81%) QA
3 6 (5.41%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 14 (12.61%) vSphere
4 10 (9.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (7.21%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.31%) Terminal Services
7 6 (5.41%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.80%) XenApp
9 2 (1.80%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (22.52%) OpenView
2 12 (10.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (9.91%) NetBackup
4 8 (7.21%) WhatsUp Gold
5 7 (6.31%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (6.31%) HP SIM
6 4 (3.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.80%) OVSD
8 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 31 (27.93%) Oracle
3 30 (27.03%) VMware
4 20 (18.02%) Red Hat
5 19 (17.12%) Citrix
6 15 (13.51%) Cisco
7 11 (9.91%) EMC
7 11 (9.91%) Veritas
8 10 (9.01%) CheckPoint
8 10 (9.01%) McAfee
8 10 (9.01%) Juniper
8 10 (9.01%) F5
9 7 (6.31%) Lotus
10 6 (5.41%) TippingPoint
10 6 (5.41%) Informatica
10 6 (5.41%) Splunk
10 6 (5.41%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.60%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.90%) Brocade
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