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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 11 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing HP 46 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.80% 4.37% 7.08%
As % of the Vendors category 23.47% 9.28% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 2 17
Average daily rate
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£355 £356 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.35% +42.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £351 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £361 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.29 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +10.34%
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
196 97 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.01% 47.09% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 38 80
Average daily rate £345 £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £170 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £498 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 13
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +7 44 £355 -0.35% 3
Gateshead - 2 - - 2
HP
North East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 44 (53.01%) Security Cleared
2 38 (45.78%) SC Cleared
3 26 (31.33%) QA
3 26 (31.33%) Oracle
4 23 (27.71%) Problem Management
5 21 (25.30%) Windows
6 20 (24.10%) SQL
7 18 (21.69%) Linux
8 17 (20.48%) UNIX
8 17 (20.48%) Migration
8 17 (20.48%) Incident Management
9 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
10 14 (16.87%) WebLogic
10 14 (16.87%) SLA
10 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
11 13 (15.66%) Workflow
11 13 (15.66%) Oracle Applications
11 13 (15.66%) Regression Testing
11 13 (15.66%) Oracle EBS
11 13 (15.66%) ITIL
12 12 (14.46%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (13.25%) Oracle Payables
13 11 (13.25%) Firewall
13 11 (13.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (13.25%) Middleware
13 11 (13.25%) PL/SQL
13 11 (13.25%) Java
13 11 (13.25%) Cisco
14 10 (12.05%) Red Hat

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (16.87%) WebLogic
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.82%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (2.41%) IIS
5 2 (2.41%) Apache
6 1 (1.20%) FileNet
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (15.66%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (12.05%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (12.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (12.05%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) Firewall
2 9 (10.84%) DNS
3 7 (8.43%) SSL
3 7 (8.43%) LAN
3 7 (8.43%) WAN
4 6 (7.23%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (7.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (7.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (6.02%) Junos
5 5 (6.02%) Network Security
5 5 (6.02%) LDAP
6 4 (4.82%) SAN
6 4 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.61%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (3.61%) SSH
8 2 (2.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.20%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (8.43%) LoadRunner
3 5 (6.02%) JMeter
4 2 (2.41%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.20%) CaliberRM
5 1 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
1 10 (12.05%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Analyst
2 9 (10.84%) Applications Support
3 8 (9.64%) Test Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) Architect
4 7 (8.43%) Network Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.82%) Test Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.82%) UNIX Support
6 4 (4.82%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle Applications Support
6 4 (4.82%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 3 (3.61%) Linux Support
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) Middleware
2 5 (6.02%) Java EE
2 5 (6.02%) XML
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (4.82%) J2EE
3 4 (4.82%) Web Services
4 2 (2.41%) ADO
5 1 (1.20%) .NET
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Cryptography
1 5 (6.02%) Open Source
2 2 (2.41%) Life Science
3 1 (1.20%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.20%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Windows
2 18 (21.69%) Linux
3 17 (20.48%) UNIX
4 10 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.23%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.02%) VME
8 2 (2.41%) AIX
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Problem Management
2 17 (20.48%) Incident Management
2 17 (20.48%) Migration
3 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
4 13 (15.66%) ITIL
4 13 (15.66%) Regression Testing
4 13 (15.66%) Workflow
5 12 (14.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.84%) Service Management
6 9 (10.84%) Data Management
7 8 (9.64%) Automated Testing
7 8 (9.64%) Test Scripting
8 7 (8.43%) Network Management
8 7 (8.43%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (8.43%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.23%) SOA
9 6 (7.23%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (7.23%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) SQL
2 11 (13.25%) Java
2 11 (13.25%) PL/SQL
3 7 (8.43%) C#
4 6 (7.23%) COBOL
5 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.82%) Perl
7 3 (3.61%) C
7 3 (3.61%) Korn
8 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.20%) VBScript
8 1 (1.20%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) VBA
8 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.20%) JCL
Qualifications
1 44 (53.01%) Security Cleared
2 38 (45.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (7.23%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.02%) ISEB
5 2 (2.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (31.33%) QA
2 14 (16.87%) SLA
3 4 (4.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.82%) vSphere
3 4 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) OpenView
2 8 (9.64%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (8.43%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.41%) OVSD
5 1 (1.20%) WSUS
5 1 (1.20%) SCOM
5 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Oracle
2 11 (13.25%) Cisco
3 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
3 10 (12.05%) F5
4 8 (9.64%) CheckPoint
4 8 (9.64%) Juniper
5 6 (7.23%) McAfee
5 6 (7.23%) Fujitsu
6 5 (6.02%) TippingPoint
6 5 (6.02%) ICL
6 5 (6.02%) JBoss
7 4 (4.82%) EMC
7 4 (4.82%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.61%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.61%) Crossbeam
8 3 (3.61%) Dell
8 3 (3.61%) CA
8 3 (3.61%) Informatica
8 3 (3.61%) Toshiba
8 3 (3.61%) Siebel