Period
to 19 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 6 months to 19 April 2018 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.

HP
England > North East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 29 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing HP 82 138 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.58% 8.18% 7.45%
As % of the Vendors category 14.83% 15.79% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 89 93
North East median daily rate £333 £357 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.86% +19.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £258 £271 £233
90th Percentile £400 £488 £561
England median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
North East median hourly rate £21.72 £53.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.41% +105.77% +75.68%
10th Percentile £13.72 £21.05 £13.14
90th Percentile £29.21 £57.95 £27.19
England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £21.34
% change year-on-year +3.45% -32.05% +36.69%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 553 874 903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 44.35% 51.81% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 569 552
North East median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -2.26%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £235
90th Percentile £538 £538 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 60 46
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £25.54 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.18% +30.96% +57.83%
10th Percentile £10.53 £10.25 £10.03
90th Percentile £30.88 £43.00 £29.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +10.29%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for HP in the North East

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in the North East

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the North East over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in the North East

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in the North East

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in the North East over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in the North East

HP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -3 76 £333 -7.25% 4
Durham -1 4 £160 - 2
HP
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for HP.

1 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 55 (67.07%) Windows Server
3 45 (54.88%) Security Cleared
3 45 (54.88%) ITIL
4 34 (41.46%) Management Information System
5 32 (39.02%) Linux
5 32 (39.02%) DNS
5 32 (39.02%) SC Cleared
6 31 (37.80%) DHCP
6 31 (37.80%) Active Directory
7 30 (36.59%) VMware
8 29 (35.37%) Citrix
9 28 (34.15%) Unix
9 28 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (34.15%) vSphere
10 26 (31.71%) XenApp
10 26 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (30.49%) XenDesktop
11 25 (30.49%) Ivanti
11 25 (30.49%) NetScaler
11 25 (30.49%) IIS
12 24 (29.27%) Solaris
12 24 (29.27%) Shell Script
12 24 (29.27%) Service Delivery
12 24 (29.27%) Project Management
13 23 (28.05%) Business Continuity
13 23 (28.05%) Red Hat
13 23 (28.05%) HPUX
13 23 (28.05%) SAP
13 23 (28.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 25 (30.49%) IIS
2 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.32%) JBoss
3 6 (7.32%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 5 (6.10%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.88%) FileNet
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (3.66%) Confluence
7 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) IaaS
1 16 (19.51%) PaaS
1 16 (19.51%) SaaS
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.44%) Office 365
4 1 (1.22%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.22%) GitHub
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.02%) DNS
2 31 (37.80%) DHCP
3 25 (30.49%) NetScaler
4 22 (26.83%) SAN
5 6 (7.32%) LAN
6 5 (6.10%) WAN
6 5 (6.10%) X.500
7 4 (4.88%) Firewall
7 4 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (4.88%) Network Security
7 4 (4.88%) SSL
8 3 (3.66%) Internet
9 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.44%) VPN
10 1 (1.22%) HTTP
10 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.22%) NAS
10 1 (1.22%) SMS
10 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.22%) Big Data
2 1 (1.22%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.22%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.22%) FindBugs
2 1 (1.22%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.22%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (1.22%) Selenium
2 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Analyst
2 19 (23.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) Support Engineer
4 12 (14.63%) Citrix Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (6.10%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Operational Support Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Operations Support Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Systems Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) ISPF
2 5 (6.10%) Software Packaging
2 5 (6.10%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (4.88%) LDAP
4 1 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.22%) JSON
4 1 (1.22%) Middleware
4 1 (1.22%) REST
4 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (41.46%) Management Information System
2 22 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (17.07%) VSAM
4 13 (15.85%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.10%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.88%) DataPower
7 3 (3.66%) Clustering
7 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.66%) PKI
8 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 55 (67.07%) Windows Server
3 32 (39.02%) Linux
4 28 (34.15%) Unix
4 28 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (29.27%) Solaris
6 23 (28.05%) HPUX
6 23 (28.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (26.83%) Windows 2000 Server
8 19 (23.17%) AIX
9 15 (18.29%) MVS
10 14 (17.07%) VME
10 14 (17.07%) VMS
11 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
12 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
14 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000
16 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.88%) ITIL
2 24 (29.27%) Project Management
2 24 (29.27%) Service Delivery
3 23 (28.05%) Business Continuity
4 19 (23.17%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (20.73%) Service Management
6 16 (19.51%) Open Source
7 15 (18.29%) Change Management
7 15 (18.29%) Data Management
7 15 (18.29%) ITIL V3
8 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.32%) DevOps
9 6 (7.32%) OO
10 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
10 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.10%) Workflow
11 4 (4.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
12 3 (3.66%) Software Deployment
12 3 (3.66%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.27%) Shell Script
2 21 (25.61%) PowerShell
3 14 (17.07%) C
3 14 (17.07%) JCL
4 11 (13.41%) Perl
5 6 (7.32%) SQL
6 4 (4.88%) Java
7 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 45 (54.88%) Security Cleared
2 32 (39.02%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.85%) Degree
4 12 (14.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (10.98%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.22%) GDPR
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 31 (37.80%) Active Directory
2 28 (34.15%) vSphere
3 26 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (31.71%) XenApp
4 25 (30.49%) XenDesktop
5 18 (21.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 14 (17.07%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 14 (17.07%) RACF
7 6 (7.32%) Samba
8 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) Tivoli
2 14 (17.07%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.10%) Puppet
4 4 (4.88%) Forum Sentry
5 3 (3.66%) HP ALM
5 3 (3.66%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.44%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (36.59%) VMware
2 29 (35.37%) Citrix
3 25 (30.49%) Ivanti
4 23 (28.05%) Red Hat
4 23 (28.05%) SAP
5 18 (21.95%) BMC
6 15 (18.29%) ServiceNow
7 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
8 10 (12.20%) Cisco
8 10 (12.20%) Sun
9 6 (7.32%) Dell
10 5 (6.10%) Axway
10 5 (6.10%) IBM
10 5 (6.10%) Informatica
10 5 (6.10%) Oracle
10 5 (6.10%) Siebel
11 3 (3.66%) McAfee
11 3 (3.66%) Symantec
12 2 (2.44%) ThinPrint
13 1 (1.22%) NetApp