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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 21 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing HP 46 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.86% 5.93% 3.15%
As % of the Vendors category 16.61% 11.57% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £307 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% +11.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £337 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Average hourly rate £22.75 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.86
% change year-on-year
- +8.20%
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
277 121 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 47.35% 51.27% 50.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 61 60
Average daily rate £350 £276 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.69% -0.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 December 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
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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 41 £313 +1.79% 1
Gateshead - - - -
HP
North East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 53 (53.54%) Security Cleared
2 39 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 36 (36.36%) Oracle
4 35 (35.35%) Problem Management
5 34 (34.34%) ITIL
6 32 (32.32%) Windows
7 30 (30.30%) MS Excel
8 28 (28.28%) Middleware
9 27 (27.27%) Incident Management
10 26 (26.26%) OpenView
11 24 (24.24%) Java
12 23 (23.23%) Finance
12 23 (23.23%) QA
13 22 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (22.22%) Red Hat
13 22 (22.22%) Linux
13 22 (22.22%) Oracle Database
14 21 (21.21%) WebLogic
15 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
15 20 (20.20%) SQL
16 19 (19.19%) DNS
16 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
16 19 (19.19%) SOA
16 19 (19.19%) SAN
17 17 (17.17%) Firewall
17 17 (17.17%) Service Management
17 17 (17.17%) Cisco
18 16 (16.16%) SLA
18 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (16.16%) Network Management

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 21 (21.21%) WebLogic
2 16 (16.16%) AquaLogic
3 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
4 9 (9.09%) Apache
5 8 (8.08%) IIS
6 7 (7.07%) IBM Notes
7 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (1.01%) JBoss
Applications
1 30 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) DNS
1 19 (19.19%) SAN
2 17 (17.17%) Firewall
3 13 (13.13%) SSL
3 13 (13.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 13 (13.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (11.11%) Network Security
4 11 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (10.10%) LAN
5 10 (10.10%) WAN
6 8 (8.08%) LDAP
7 7 (7.07%) Junos
7 7 (7.07%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.05%) DHCP
9 4 (4.04%) SMS
10 1 (1.01%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (1.01%) SSH
10 1 (1.01%) Wireless
10 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Ant
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.02%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.02%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.02%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.01%) Selenium
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (1.01%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.01%) MSI
General
1 23 (23.23%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (15.15%) Analyst
2 13 (13.13%) Network Engineer
3 9 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 9 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 7 (7.07%) Administrator
4 7 (7.07%) Consultant
5 6 (6.06%) DBA
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (5.05%) Wintel Support
6 5 (5.05%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.04%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.04%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 3 (3.03%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) Middleware
2 15 (15.15%) Java EE
3 8 (8.08%) Web Services
4 7 (7.07%) SOAP
5 6 (6.06%) J2EE
6 5 (5.05%) JNDI
6 5 (5.05%) JDBC
6 5 (5.05%) JMS
7 4 (4.04%) XML
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.01%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.10%) Cryptography
3 9 (9.09%) Clustering
4 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) Life Science
6 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.02%) CMDB
6 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
7 1 (1.01%) Open Source
7 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.01%) iPad
7 1 (1.01%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) Replication
7 1 (1.01%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.32%) Windows
2 22 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 22 (22.22%) Linux
3 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (15.15%) UNIX
5 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.05%) Solaris
7 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.02%) VME
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.01%) HPUX
9 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) Problem Management
2 34 (34.34%) ITIL
3 27 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 19 (19.19%) SOA
5 17 (17.17%) Service Management
6 16 (16.16%) Network Management
7 14 (14.14%) Configuration Management
7 14 (14.14%) Knowledge Management
8 13 (13.13%) Network Design
8 13 (13.13%) Change Management
9 12 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (12.12%) Load Balancing
10 11 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 9 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 9 (9.09%) Test Scripting
12 7 (7.07%) Time Management
12 7 (7.07%) Regression Testing
13 6 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (6.06%) Migration
13 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.24%) Java
2 20 (20.20%) SQL
3 10 (10.10%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.05%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 5 (5.05%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.02%) C#
6 1 (1.01%) Korn
6 1 (1.01%) COBOL
6 1 (1.01%) Perl
6 1 (1.01%) VBScript
6 1 (1.01%) VB
6 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (53.54%) Security Cleared
2 39 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.09%) ISEB
4 8 (8.08%) ISTQB
5 7 (7.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.05%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.02%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) IIBA
8 1 (1.01%) CBAP
8 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.23%) QA
2 16 (16.16%) SLA
3 6 (6.06%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (14.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.08%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (7.07%) Terminal Services
5 6 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.06%) vSphere
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.01%) NFS
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (26.26%) OpenView
2 12 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (10.10%) WhatsUp Gold
4 9 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (7.07%) HP SIM
6 3 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.02%) OVSD
7 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (36.36%) Oracle
2 22 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
4 17 (17.17%) Cisco
5 15 (15.15%) VMware
6 13 (13.13%) F5
6 13 (13.13%) Juniper
6 13 (13.13%) CheckPoint
7 11 (11.11%) McAfee
8 8 (8.08%) Citrix
9 7 (7.07%) TippingPoint
9 7 (7.07%) EMC
9 7 (7.07%) Lotus
10 6 (6.06%) Informatica
10 6 (6.06%) 3PAR
10 6 (6.06%) Splunk
11 4 (4.04%) Business Objects
12 2 (2.02%) CA
12 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.01%) Meru Networks