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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 17 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing HP 32 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.98% 5.42% 2.91%
As % of the Vendors category 17.11% 8.70% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £10.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -59.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £16.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +20.00%
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
187 230 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.63% 62.33% 55.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 148 30
Average daily rate £353 £248 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.67% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £196 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £370 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 12
Average hourly rate £11.25 £14.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £27.95 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 29 £300 +13.20% 10
Gateshead - - - -
HP
North East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 46 (54.76%) Security Cleared
2 38 (45.24%) ITIL
3 31 (36.90%) Windows
4 30 (35.71%) Oracle
5 28 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 27 (32.14%) Problem Management
7 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
8 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
8 25 (29.76%) Middleware
9 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
9 23 (27.38%) OpenView
10 22 (26.19%) SAN
10 22 (26.19%) Finance
11 21 (25.00%) VMware
11 21 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 21 (25.00%) Java
11 21 (25.00%) Linux
12 20 (23.81%) Oracle Database
13 19 (22.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (22.62%) WebLogic
14 18 (21.43%) SQL
14 18 (21.43%) SOA
14 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (21.43%) AquaLogic
15 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
16 16 (19.05%) Service Management
17 15 (17.86%) UNIX
18 14 (16.67%) Change Management
18 14 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 14 (16.67%) Incident Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 19 (22.62%) WebLogic
2 18 (21.43%) AquaLogic
3 12 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
5 9 (10.71%) Apache
6 7 (8.33%) IIS
6 7 (8.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.38%) SAS
8 1 (1.19%) CMS
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.19%) SAN
2 12 (14.29%) DNS
3 10 (11.90%) LDAP
3 10 (11.90%) Firewall
4 8 (9.52%) Network Security
5 7 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (8.33%) SSL
6 5 (5.95%) LAN
6 5 (5.95%) WAN
6 5 (5.95%) DHCP
7 4 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.76%) Junos
8 2 (2.38%) SMS
9 1 (1.19%) VPN
9 1 (1.19%) Internet
9 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
2 20 (23.81%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.95%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.38%) MySQL
7 2 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Ant
2 2 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.19%) MSI
3 1 (1.19%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
3 1 (1.19%) Selenium
3 1 (1.19%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (26.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Publishing
2 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (14.29%) Analyst
2 9 (10.71%) Administrator
3 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Consultant
3 8 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (5.95%) Wintel Support
5 5 (5.95%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) DBA
6 4 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (3.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.38%) UNIX Consultant
8 2 (2.38%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.76%) Middleware
2 11 (13.10%) Java EE
3 9 (10.71%) SOAP
4 8 (9.52%) J2EE
5 7 (8.33%) JDBC
5 7 (8.33%) Web Services
5 7 (8.33%) JNDI
5 7 (8.33%) JMS
6 1 (1.19%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.10%) Clustering
3 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.33%) Cryptography
5 4 (4.76%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.57%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.57%) CMDB
7 2 (2.38%) HP Superdome
7 2 (2.38%) Economics
7 2 (2.38%) NHS
8 1 (1.19%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.19%) Replication
8 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.19%) Life Science
8 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.19%) iPad
8 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.90%) Windows
2 21 (25.00%) Linux
3 19 (22.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (17.86%) UNIX
5 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (10.71%) Solaris
8 2 (2.38%) HPUX
8 2 (2.38%) VME
8 2 (2.38%) CentOS
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.24%) ITIL
2 27 (32.14%) Problem Management
3 18 (21.43%) SOA
4 16 (19.05%) Service Management
5 14 (16.67%) Change Management
5 14 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
6 11 (13.10%) Network Management
7 10 (11.90%) Knowledge Management
8 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (9.52%) High Availability
10 7 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
10 7 (8.33%) Network Design
11 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.14%) Business Continuity
12 5 (5.95%) Time Management
13 4 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.00%) Java
2 18 (21.43%) SQL
3 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 7 (8.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 7 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.38%) COBOL
6 1 (1.19%) C
6 1 (1.19%) Perl
6 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (54.76%) Security Cleared
2 28 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.95%) ISEB
4 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.76%) VCP4
6 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.38%) Degree
7 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.19%) IIBA
8 1 (1.19%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) SLA
2 7 (8.33%) QA
3 4 (4.76%) JSP 440
4 3 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 6 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.76%) vSphere
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (27.38%) OpenView
2 14 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (8.33%) HP SIM
4 5 (5.95%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.19%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (35.71%) Oracle
2 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 21 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 21 (25.00%) VMware
4 10 (11.90%) Cisco
5 9 (10.71%) Citrix
6 8 (9.52%) Informatica
7 7 (8.33%) Lotus
7 7 (8.33%) Juniper
7 7 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 7 (8.33%) McAfee
7 7 (8.33%) F5
8 6 (7.14%) Splunk
9 5 (5.95%) EMC
10 4 (4.76%) Business Objects
10 4 (4.76%) CA
10 4 (4.76%) TippingPoint
10 4 (4.76%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.19%) Serena
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