The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 26 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing HP 32 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.04% 6.25% 4.68%
As % of the Vendors category 10.85% 12.15% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 3
Average daily rate £253 £300 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £272 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £300 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.36 £18.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
295 107 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 55.66% 51.44% 49.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 42 61
Average daily rate £270 £270 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £251 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.58 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.62% +0.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.38 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
HP
North East

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 30 £245 -18.33% 1
HP
North East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
2 20 (42.55%) SC Cleared
3 17 (36.17%) UNIX
4 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
5 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
5 13 (27.66%) Windows
5 13 (27.66%) SQL
6 12 (25.53%) Oracle
7 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
7 11 (23.40%) Linux
7 11 (23.40%) VMware
8 10 (21.28%) WebLogic
9 9 (19.15%) ITIL
9 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (17.02%) Dell
11 7 (14.89%) Solaris
12 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
12 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
12 6 (12.77%) Cisco
13 5 (10.64%) SAN
13 5 (10.64%) OpenView
13 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner
13 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
13 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (10.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 5 (10.64%) Middleware
13 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
13 5 (10.64%) C#
13 5 (10.64%) COBOL
13 5 (10.64%) Migration

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 10 (21.28%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (4.26%) IIS
7 1 (2.13%) FileNet
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) SAN
2 4 (8.51%) LAN
2 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) VPN
2 4 (8.51%) IPsec
2 4 (8.51%) VLAN
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.13%) SSH
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) SSL
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.13%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner
1 5 (10.64%) JMeter
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.26%) Military
2 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Test Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
3 4 (8.51%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Middleware
2 4 (8.51%) J2EE
3 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.26%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.13%) ADO
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) PKI
2 3 (6.38%) Open Source
3 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) UNIX
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 11 (23.40%) Linux
4 7 (14.89%) Solaris
5 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.64%) VME
6 3 (6.38%) AIX
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
3 5 (10.64%) Load Testing
3 5 (10.64%) Stress Testing
3 5 (10.64%) Volume Testing
3 5 (10.64%) Scalability Testing
3 5 (10.64%) Analytics
4 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
4 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
4 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (8.51%) Quantitative Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.38%) Change Management
5 3 (6.38%) SOA
5 3 (6.38%) Workflow
5 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.38%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) C#
2 5 (10.64%) COBOL
2 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.38%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.13%) Korn
5 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
2 20 (42.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) OpenView
1 5 (10.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) WSUS
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Oracle
3 11 (23.40%) VMware
4 8 (17.02%) Dell
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco
6 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.51%) Fujitsu
7 4 (8.51%) JBoss
7 4 (8.51%) Splunk
8 3 (6.38%) Siebel
8 3 (6.38%) IBM
8 3 (6.38%) ICL
8 3 (6.38%) Informatica
9 2 (4.26%) CA
9 2 (4.26%) Axway
9 2 (4.26%) F5
10 1 (2.13%) Sun
10 1 (2.13%) Business Objects