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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 22 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing HP 61 46 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.27% 10.80% 4.37%
As % of the Vendors category 17.68% 24.60% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £125 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £451 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +8.03%
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
345 187 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 41.12% 43.90% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 123 38
Average daily rate £340 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £171 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.32% +17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.75 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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
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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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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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 -13 58 £310 -12.67% 1
Gateshead +3 1 - -
HP
North East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 51 (51.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (38.00%) SC Cleared
3 32 (32.00%) Linux
4 30 (30.00%) ITIL
4 30 (30.00%) Windows
5 27 (27.00%) Microsoft
6 25 (25.00%) SQL
6 25 (25.00%) Service Management
7 24 (24.00%) Problem Management
8 23 (23.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (21.00%) Oracle
10 20 (20.00%) Java
10 20 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 18 (18.00%) UNIX
12 17 (17.00%) MS Excel
13 16 (16.00%) SLA
13 16 (16.00%) Shell Script
14 15 (15.00%) Incident Management
14 15 (15.00%) Clustering
14 15 (15.00%) Automated Testing
14 15 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
15 13 (13.00%) Firewall
15 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
16 12 (12.00%) Oracle Database
16 12 (12.00%) Middleware
16 12 (12.00%) SOA
16 12 (12.00%) LAN
16 12 (12.00%) WAN
16 12 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (12.00%) Web Services

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 12 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.00%) AquaLogic
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.00%) FileNet
4 1 (1.00%) JBoss
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.00%) Exstream Dialogue
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (17.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.00%) MS Office
3 4 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.00%) Exstream
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) OpenShift
1 5 (5.00%) HP Helion
2 4 (4.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) Firewall
2 12 (12.00%) LAN
2 12 (12.00%) WAN
3 10 (10.00%) LDAP
4 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.00%) DNS
4 8 (8.00%) Network Security
5 6 (6.00%) DHCP
5 6 (6.00%) Internet
6 5 (5.00%) DWDM
6 5 (5.00%) VLAN
6 5 (5.00%) Ethernet
6 5 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (4.00%) VPN
8 3 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.00%) SAN
8 3 (3.00%) Junos
9 2 (2.00%) SSL
10 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
1 12 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Ant
2 5 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (4.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (3.00%) JIRA
5 1 (1.00%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) Analyst
2 13 (13.00%) Developer
3 12 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Linux Support
7 4 (4.00%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Informatica Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Field Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.00%) Architect
8 3 (3.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Operations Manager
8 3 (3.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) Linux Support Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) Web Services
1 12 (12.00%) Middleware
2 9 (9.00%) JNDI
2 9 (9.00%) JMS
2 9 (9.00%) JDBC
2 9 (9.00%) SOAP
2 9 (9.00%) J2EE
3 3 (3.00%) .NET
4 2 (2.00%) HTML
4 2 (2.00%) CSS
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.00%) HTML5
4 2 (2.00%) Java EE
4 2 (2.00%) MDX
5 1 (1.00%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Clustering
2 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.00%) Private Cloud
6 5 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (5.00%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.00%) Cryptography
7 3 (3.00%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.00%) PKI
7 3 (3.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.00%) User Experience
8 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.00%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.00%) Economics
8 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.00%) PMI
9 1 (1.00%) Life Science
9 1 (1.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.00%) Linux
2 30 (30.00%) Windows
3 23 (23.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (18.00%) UNIX
5 10 (10.00%) AIX
6 9 (9.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.00%) VME
9 5 (5.00%) zOS
9 5 (5.00%) Solaris
10 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.00%) ITIL
2 25 (25.00%) Service Management
3 24 (24.00%) Problem Management
4 15 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
4 15 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 15 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 12 (12.00%) SOA
6 11 (11.00%) Change Management
6 11 (11.00%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (11.00%) Test Scripting
6 11 (11.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (11.00%) Test Strategy
7 10 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 10 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 9 (9.00%) High Availability
9 7 (7.00%) Change Control
10 6 (6.00%) Network Design
10 6 (6.00%) Project Management
10 6 (6.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.00%) SQL
2 20 (20.00%) Java
3 16 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 10 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 9 (9.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 9 (9.00%) VB
6 8 (8.00%) Perl
7 5 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.00%) COBOL
9 3 (3.00%) VBScript
9 3 (3.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.00%) VBA
10 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.00%) C#
11 1 (1.00%) C
11 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (51.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (38.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.00%) Degree
4 6 (6.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.00%) ISEB
4 6 (6.00%) RHCE
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.00%) PMP
8 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.00%) CCNP
8 1 (1.00%) CCNA
8 1 (1.00%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (6.00%) vSphere
4 5 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.00%) Xen
7 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (8.00%) OpenView
3 7 (7.00%) Tivoli
4 4 (4.00%) HP SIM
4 4 (4.00%) SCOM
5 3 (3.00%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.00%) WSUS
5 3 (3.00%) SCCM
6 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.00%) MOM
6 2 (2.00%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.00%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (27.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.00%) Oracle
3 20 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (12.00%) VMware
5 11 (11.00%) CheckPoint
6 10 (10.00%) Informatica
7 9 (9.00%) Cisco
7 9 (9.00%) IBM
8 8 (8.00%) Juniper
8 8 (8.00%) TippingPoint
8 8 (8.00%) F5
9 7 (7.00%) CA
10 6 (6.00%) McAfee
10 6 (6.00%) 3PAR
11 5 (5.00%) Fortinet
11 5 (5.00%) Symantec
11 5 (5.00%) Citrix
11 5 (5.00%) Dell
12 3 (3.00%) Sophos
12 3 (3.00%) ICL