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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP
Rank 9 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing HP 45 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.53% 6.97% 7.65%
As % of the Vendors category 25.57% 15.91% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 4 22
Average daily rate
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£358 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.40% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £359 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
176 88 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 49.03% 43.78% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 36 84
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.00 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £10.56 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +7 45 £358 +14.40%
Gateshead - - - -
HP
North East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 47 (61.04%) Security Cleared
2 38 (49.35%) SC Cleared
3 26 (33.77%) Oracle
4 25 (32.47%) UNIX
5 23 (29.87%) SQL
6 21 (27.27%) QA
7 20 (25.97%) Windows
8 18 (23.38%) Linux
9 16 (20.78%) ITIL
9 16 (20.78%) Configuration Management
9 16 (20.78%) Migration
9 16 (20.78%) Problem Management
10 15 (19.48%) WebLogic
11 14 (18.18%) Workflow
12 13 (16.88%) Regression Testing
12 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
13 12 (15.58%) Oracle Workflow
14 11 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
14 11 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
14 11 (14.29%) SLA
14 11 (14.29%) Cisco
14 11 (14.29%) Test Scripting
14 11 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
15 10 (12.99%) Oracle Receivables
15 10 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (12.99%) Oracle General Ledger
15 10 (12.99%) Oracle EBS R12
15 10 (12.99%) General Ledger

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 15 (19.48%) WebLogic
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.60%) FileNet
6 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) Firewall
1 9 (11.69%) LAN
2 7 (9.09%) DNS
3 6 (7.79%) SSL
3 6 (7.79%) WAN
3 6 (7.79%) LDAP
4 5 (6.49%) SAN
5 4 (5.19%) IPsec
5 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.19%) VPN
5 4 (5.19%) VLAN
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (5.19%) Junos
5 4 (5.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (5.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.90%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (3.90%) Network Security
6 3 (3.90%) SSH
7 2 (2.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.30%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 5 (6.49%) JMeter
4 2 (2.60%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.30%) CaliberRM
5 1 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (12.99%) General Ledger
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Analyst
2 11 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Applications Support
4 7 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) UNIX Support
6 4 (5.19%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle Applications Support
6 4 (5.19%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Build Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) Middleware
2 4 (5.19%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (5.19%) J2EE
2 4 (5.19%) XML
3 2 (2.60%) ADO
3 2 (2.60%) Java EE
3 2 (2.60%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Open Source
2 4 (5.19%) PKI
3 3 (3.90%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.90%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) UNIX
2 20 (25.97%) Windows
3 18 (23.38%) Linux
4 10 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.09%) VME
6 6 (7.79%) Windows XP
6 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.79%) Solaris
7 5 (6.49%) AIX
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) ITIL
1 16 (20.78%) Configuration Management
1 16 (20.78%) Migration
1 16 (20.78%) Problem Management
2 14 (18.18%) Workflow
3 13 (16.88%) Regression Testing
4 11 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 11 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (12.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (10.39%) Data Management
6 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
7 7 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 7 (9.09%) Service Management
8 6 (7.79%) Test Strategy
9 5 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (6.49%) Change Control
9 5 (6.49%) Analytics
9 5 (6.49%) Network Management
9 5 (6.49%) Performance Testing
9 5 (6.49%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) SQL
2 10 (12.99%) PL/SQL
3 8 (10.39%) COBOL
4 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.49%) Perl
4 5 (6.49%) C#
5 4 (5.19%) Java
6 3 (3.90%) Korn
6 3 (3.90%) C
7 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.30%) VBScript
7 1 (1.30%) VB
7 1 (1.30%) VBA
7 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) JCL
Qualifications
1 47 (61.04%) Security Cleared
2 38 (49.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.49%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.19%) ISEB
6 2 (2.60%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.27%) QA
2 11 (14.29%) SLA
3 3 (3.90%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.90%) vSphere
4 3 (3.90%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.79%) OpenView
3 5 (6.49%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.30%) WSUS
5 1 (1.30%) SCOM
5 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Oracle
2 11 (14.29%) Cisco
3 10 (12.99%) Red Hat
4 8 (10.39%) JBoss
4 8 (10.39%) F5
5 7 (9.09%) VMware
6 6 (7.79%) IBM
6 6 (7.79%) CheckPoint
6 6 (7.79%) Informatica
6 6 (7.79%) Juniper
6 6 (7.79%) Siebel
6 6 (7.79%) Fujitsu
7 5 (6.49%) ICL
8 4 (5.19%) McAfee
8 4 (5.19%) Dell
8 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.19%) TippingPoint
8 4 (5.19%) Splunk
9 3 (3.90%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.90%) 3PAR