The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 27 36 19
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17  
Contract jobs citing HP 48 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.96% 4.61% 8.18%
As % of the Vendors category 20.08% 10.56% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 21
Median daily rate £385 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.19% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £384 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £368
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.57 £10.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +35.48%  

HP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 239 284 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.59% 43.63% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 200 81
Median daily rate £393 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.76% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.43 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +13.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.57 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £18.59 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing HP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for HP in Newcastle upon Tyne

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Newcastle upon Tyne

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Newcastle upon Tyne

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Newcastle upon Tyne

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for HP.

1 89 (60.96%) Security Cleared
2 79 (54.11%) Linux
3 76 (52.05%) SC Cleared
4 66 (45.21%) Unix
5 63 (43.15%) Windows
6 50 (34.25%) Change Control
6 50 (34.25%) Windows Server
7 49 (33.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (32.19%) Cisco
8 47 (32.19%) Red Hat
9 46 (31.51%) ITIL
10 42 (28.77%) SQL
11 41 (28.08%) Oracle
12 40 (27.40%) WebLogic
13 35 (23.97%) F5
13 35 (23.97%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (23.29%) Perl
14 34 (23.29%) BusinessObjects
15 33 (22.60%) DevOps
16 32 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (21.23%) Firewall
18 30 (20.55%) Configuration Management
18 30 (20.55%) Software Packaging
19 27 (18.49%) OO
20 26 (17.81%) AIX
20 26 (17.81%) ITSM
21 25 (17.12%) CheckPoint
21 25 (17.12%) LAN
21 25 (17.12%) PowerShell
21 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (27.40%) WebLogic
2 17 (11.64%) Confluence
3 15 (10.27%) JBoss
4 13 (8.90%) WebSphere
4 13 (8.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.42%) FileNet
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.05%) CMS
7 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.68%) IIS
8 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.85%) Trello
4 5 (3.42%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.05%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.23%) Firewall
2 25 (17.12%) LAN
3 23 (15.75%) WAN
3 23 (15.75%) Wireless
4 21 (14.38%) TCP/IP
5 16 (10.96%) BIG-IP
6 12 (8.22%) LDAP
7 10 (6.85%) SSL
8 9 (6.16%) Network Security
9 5 (3.42%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.74%) SAN
11 3 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.05%) HTTP
11 3 (2.05%) HTTPS
11 3 (2.05%) Internet
11 3 (2.05%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.05%) NAS
12 2 (1.37%) DNS
12 2 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.29%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (8.22%) BODI
2 12 (8.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.37%) DB2
5 1 (0.68%) Ingres
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (13.70%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.64%) JIRA
3 13 (8.90%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.22%) Oracle APEX
4 12 (8.22%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (8.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (6.85%) GitLab
6 5 (3.42%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.74%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.37%) JMeter
9 1 (0.68%) MSI
9 1 (0.68%) NMock
9 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.68%) WiX
General
1 11 (7.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.42%) Finance
3 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (20.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (19.18%) Network Engineer
3 17 (11.64%) Automation Engineer
4 13 (8.90%) Architect
5 10 (6.85%) Analyst
5 10 (6.85%) Unix Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.48%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.11%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Telephony Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Azure DevOps
10 4 (2.74%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (2.74%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (2.74%) Security Engineer
10 4 (2.74%) Tester
10 4 (2.74%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.55%) Software Packaging
2 13 (8.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (5.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.68%) Web Services
4 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.97%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.53%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.42%) DataPower
5 4 (2.74%) Clustering
5 4 (2.74%) Tandem
6 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.05%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.05%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.37%) IVR
7 2 (1.37%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.68%) Celerra
8 1 (0.68%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.68%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.68%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (54.11%) Linux
2 66 (45.21%) Unix
3 63 (43.15%) Windows
4 50 (34.25%) Windows Server
5 49 (33.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (17.81%) AIX
7 19 (13.01%) Solaris
8 18 (12.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (9.59%) HPUX
9 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.42%) VME
11 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.74%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.68%) MVS
13 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.25%) Change Control
2 46 (31.51%) ITIL
3 33 (22.60%) DevOps
4 32 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (20.55%) Configuration Management
6 27 (18.49%) OO
7 26 (17.81%) ITSM
8 20 (13.70%) Network Design
8 20 (13.70%) Service Management
9 19 (13.01%) Server Monitoring
10 14 (9.59%) Quality Management
11 13 (8.90%) Migration
12 11 (7.53%) Incident Management
12 11 (7.53%) Open Source
13 10 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.85%) Problem Management
13 10 (6.85%) Test Scripting
13 10 (6.85%) Workflow
14 9 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (6.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.77%) SQL
2 34 (23.29%) Perl
3 25 (17.12%) PowerShell
4 21 (14.38%) Shell Script
4 21 (14.38%) VB
5 12 (8.22%) Java
6 6 (4.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.74%) COBOL
8 3 (2.05%) VBScript
9 2 (1.37%) Korn
9 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) C
10 1 (0.68%) C#
10 1 (0.68%) Jython
10 1 (0.68%) Python
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (60.96%) Security Cleared
2 76 (52.05%) SC Cleared
3 24 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (15.75%) CCNP
5 22 (15.07%) JNCIA
6 21 (14.38%) CCIE
6 21 (14.38%) CCSA
7 19 (13.01%) CCDP
7 19 (13.01%) CCIP
7 19 (13.01%) CCSE
7 19 (13.01%) JNCIE
8 14 (9.59%) DV Cleared
9 13 (8.90%) Degree
9 13 (8.90%) HP ASE
9 13 (8.90%) HP MASE
10 9 (6.16%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (5.48%) ISTQB
12 7 (4.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (2.05%) CCNA
13 3 (2.05%) ISEB
System Software
1 23 (15.75%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.42%) Docker
4 4 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.37%) NFS
5 2 (1.37%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (15.07%) HP SiteScope
1 22 (15.07%) Puppet
2 21 (14.38%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (13.70%) FortiGate
4 12 (8.22%) Ansible
4 12 (8.22%) Dollar Universe
4 12 (8.22%) Tivoli
5 7 (4.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 6 (4.11%) Cisco IPCC
7 5 (3.42%) Forum Sentry
8 3 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (2.05%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (2.05%) MOM
8 3 (2.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (2.05%) SCCM
9 2 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (1.37%) SCOM
9 2 (1.37%) WSUS
10 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 47 (32.19%) Cisco
1 47 (32.19%) Red Hat
2 41 (28.08%) Oracle
3 35 (23.97%) F5
4 25 (17.12%) CheckPoint
5 24 (16.44%) TIBCO
6 23 (15.75%) Juniper
6 23 (15.75%) Riverbed
7 22 (15.07%) Fortinet
7 22 (15.07%) IBM
8 21 (14.38%) VMware
9 17 (11.64%) Atlassian
10 16 (10.96%) Aruba
11 13 (8.90%) Axway
11 13 (8.90%) Informatica
11 13 (8.90%) Siebel
12 10 (6.85%) Sun
13 9 (6.16%) Microsoft
14 5 (3.42%) CA
15 4 (2.74%) Citrix