The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 44 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +14
Contract jobs citing HP 28 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.89% 6.72% 6.05%
As % of the Vendors category 9.56% 13.07% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 7
Average daily rate £320 £275 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £246 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £436 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £10.57 £14.80 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.58% +40.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £13.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+67.88% -8.66%
HP
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
293 199 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.69% 51.42% 58.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 134 106
Average daily rate £413 £365 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +48.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £482 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 19
Average hourly rate £21.93 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.60% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Tyne and Wear region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Tyne and Wear region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

HP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 27 £363 +31.81%
HP
North East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 31 (44.93%) Security Cleared
2 27 (39.13%) Windows
3 23 (33.33%) Linux
4 21 (30.43%) ITIL
4 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
6 17 (24.64%) Selenium
6 17 (24.64%) Cucumber
6 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
6 17 (24.64%) HP UFT
7 16 (23.19%) Test Automation
8 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 14 (20.29%) Functional Testing
9 14 (20.29%) JIRA
9 14 (20.29%) Data Centre
10 13 (18.84%) Windows Server
10 13 (18.84%) SQL
11 12 (17.39%) Change Control
11 12 (17.39%) Test Strategy
11 12 (17.39%) Mentoring
12 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (15.94%) Jenkins
12 11 (15.94%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (15.94%) Confluence
12 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
12 11 (15.94%) Problem Management
12 11 (15.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 11 (15.94%) PKI
12 11 (15.94%) LoadRunner
12 11 (15.94%) SNMP

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 11 (15.94%) Confluence
2 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.14%) CMS
4 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) CICS
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Lync
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.49%) MS Office
3 6 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) OpenShift
2 3 (4.35%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) SNMP
2 5 (7.25%) DNS
2 5 (7.25%) Firewall
2 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.80%) SAN
4 3 (4.35%) DHCP
5 2 (2.90%) DWDM
5 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.90%) HTTP
5 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.90%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) VLAN
5 2 (2.90%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) FTP
6 1 (1.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.45%) SSL
6 1 (1.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.45%) DB2
5 1 (1.45%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (24.64%) Cucumber
1 17 (24.64%) HP UFT
1 17 (24.64%) Selenium
2 14 (20.29%) JIRA
3 11 (15.94%) Jenkins
3 11 (15.94%) JMeter
3 11 (15.94%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.80%) eggPlant
5 2 (2.90%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.45%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (13.04%) Analyst
2 8 (11.59%) Test Manager
3 6 (8.70%) Linux Support
4 5 (7.25%) Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Operations Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Agile Coach
6 3 (4.35%) Digital Agile Coach
6 3 (4.35%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 3 (4.35%) Test Programme Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Tester
6 3 (4.35%) Tivoli Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Configuration Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Exchange Support
7 2 (2.90%) Senior Digital Agile Coach
7 2 (2.90%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) CSS
2 2 (2.90%) HTML
2 2 (2.90%) HTML5
2 2 (2.90%) MDX
2 2 (2.90%) Middleware
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.45%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) PKI
3 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.70%) Clustering
5 5 (7.25%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (7.25%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.35%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.90%) CESG
7 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.45%) Economics
8 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.45%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.45%) PMI
8 1 (1.45%) User Experience
8 1 (1.45%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 23 (33.33%) Linux
3 13 (18.84%) Windows Server
4 11 (15.94%) Mac OS X
5 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.25%) Unix
7 4 (5.80%) AIX
7 4 (5.80%) Solaris
7 4 (5.80%) zOS
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.45%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 16 (23.19%) Test Automation
3 14 (20.29%) Functional Testing
4 12 (17.39%) Change Control
4 12 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 12 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
5 11 (15.94%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (15.94%) Problem Management
5 11 (15.94%) Project Management
5 11 (15.94%) Service Management
5 11 (15.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (14.49%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 8 (11.59%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Time Management
8 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.14%) Data Engineering
9 7 (10.14%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) Java
2 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 9 (13.04%) Perl
3 8 (11.59%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.14%) C#
5 6 (8.70%) C
5 6 (8.70%) VB
6 4 (5.80%) Python
6 4 (5.80%) Ruby
6 4 (5.80%) VBA
7 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.35%) VBScript
8 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.45%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) CLIST
9 1 (1.45%) COBOL
9 1 (1.45%) JCL
9 1 (1.45%) REXX
Qualifications
1 31 (44.93%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.70%) RHCE
5 4 (5.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.35%) Degree
6 3 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) ISEB
7 2 (2.90%) MCSA
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.45%) CAPM
8 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.45%) GPG13
4 1 (1.45%) SLA
4 1 (1.45%) WAI
4 1 (1.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.45%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.80%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) VMware
3 7 (10.14%) IBM
3 7 (10.14%) Serena
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle
4 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.25%) CA
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco
7 3 (4.35%) Dell
8 2 (2.90%) F5
8 2 (2.90%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.45%) Borland
9 1 (1.45%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.45%) Remedy
9 1 (1.45%) Sun