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 3 months to 23 June 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.

HP
England / North East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 6 25
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19  
Contract jobs citing HP 33 353 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.76% 22.08% 5.31%
As % of the Vendors category 11.15% 37.24% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 222 30
Median daily rate £330 £285 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £224 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £365 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £347
% change year-on-year +11.53% -6.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 31 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £28.00 £13.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.42% +114.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £25.03 £17.25
% change year-on-year -32.86% +45.10%  

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 the North East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 296 948 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 51.66% 59.29% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 607 176
Median daily rate £330 £285 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -3.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 72 33
Median hourly rate £28.75 £28.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +104.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £36.00 £31.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -12 29 £328 +14.91% 4
Durham -6 3 £400 +45.45% 2
HP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 North East region with a requirement for HP.

1 62 (72.09%) Security Cleared
2 51 (59.30%) SC Cleared
3 48 (55.81%) Cisco
4 41 (47.67%) Linux
5 39 (45.35%) Windows
6 34 (39.53%) ITIL
7 31 (36.05%) F5
8 25 (29.07%) Oracle
8 25 (29.07%) Windows Server
9 24 (27.91%) WebLogic
9 24 (27.91%) LAN
9 24 (27.91%) Red Hat
10 23 (26.74%) Unix
10 23 (26.74%) Firewall
10 23 (26.74%) Change Control
11 22 (25.58%) Riverbed
11 22 (25.58%) JNCIA
11 22 (25.58%) Fortinet
11 22 (25.58%) Wireless
11 22 (25.58%) WAN
11 22 (25.58%) CheckPoint
11 22 (25.58%) CCNP
11 22 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (24.42%) Juniper
12 21 (24.42%) CCIE
12 21 (24.42%) Solaris
12 21 (24.42%) CCSA
12 21 (24.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (24.42%) FortiGate
13 20 (23.26%) JNCIE

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 24 (27.91%) WebLogic
2 11 (12.79%) Confluence
3 5 (5.81%) JBoss
4 3 (3.49%) Apache
4 3 (3.49%) iPlanet
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (12.79%) Trello
4 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.91%) LAN
2 23 (26.74%) Firewall
3 22 (25.58%) WAN
3 22 (25.58%) Wireless
4 15 (17.44%) BIG-IP
4 15 (17.44%) SAN
5 12 (13.95%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.49%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.33%) NAS
8 2 (2.33%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.98%) BODI
4 2 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.16%) DB2
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
1 13 (15.12%) Jenkins
1 13 (15.12%) Sonatype Nexus
2 12 (13.95%) JIRA
3 11 (12.79%) GitLab
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.33%) JMeter
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Backup Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Analyst
4 8 (9.30%) Architect
4 8 (9.30%) Test Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Telephony Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Azure DevOps
8 4 (4.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (3.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.44%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.33%) J2EE
2 2 (2.33%) Middleware
2 2 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.16%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.63%) Replication
3 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.98%) HP Storage
5 5 (5.81%) Clustering
6 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.33%) IVR
6 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (47.67%) Linux
2 39 (45.35%) Windows
3 25 (29.07%) Windows Server
4 23 (26.74%) Unix
5 21 (24.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (24.42%) Solaris
6 17 (19.77%) AIX
7 8 (9.30%) HPUX
7 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.49%) SUSE
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.16%) MVS
10 1 (1.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) ITIL
2 23 (26.74%) Change Control
3 20 (23.26%) ITSM
3 20 (23.26%) Service Management
4 17 (19.77%) Network Design
5 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (18.60%) DevOps
6 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
7 12 (13.95%) Open Source
8 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (9.30%) Quality Management
11 7 (8.14%) Migration
11 7 (8.14%) Project Management
11 7 (8.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
13 5 (5.81%) Change Management
13 5 (5.81%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.63%) SQL
3 6 (6.98%) VB
4 5 (5.81%) Perl
4 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.16%) C
6 1 (1.16%) Java
6 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.16%) REXX
Qualifications
1 62 (72.09%) Security Cleared
2 51 (59.30%) SC Cleared
3 22 (25.58%) CCNP
3 22 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (25.58%) JNCIA
4 21 (24.42%) CCIE
4 21 (24.42%) CCSA
5 20 (23.26%) CCDP
5 20 (23.26%) CCIP
5 20 (23.26%) CCSE
5 20 (23.26%) JNCIE
6 14 (16.28%) HP ASE
6 14 (16.28%) HP MASE
7 10 (11.63%) ISTQB
8 9 (10.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (10.47%) Degree
9 8 (9.30%) DV Cleared
9 8 (9.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (4.65%) ISEB
11 3 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (19.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.16%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.16%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (24.42%) FortiGate
2 13 (15.12%) Ansible
2 13 (15.12%) Dollar Universe
3 12 (13.95%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (13.95%) HP Data Protector
3 12 (13.95%) NetBackup
4 10 (11.63%) Backup Exec
5 9 (10.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (9.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (6.98%) Cisco IPCC
8 5 (5.81%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (3.49%) SCOM
10 3 (3.49%) Tivoli
11 2 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
11 2 (2.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (2.33%) Puppet
11 2 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (55.81%) Cisco
2 31 (36.05%) F5
3 25 (29.07%) Oracle
4 24 (27.91%) Red Hat
5 22 (25.58%) CheckPoint
5 22 (25.58%) Fortinet
5 22 (25.58%) Riverbed
6 21 (24.42%) Juniper
7 19 (22.09%) TIBCO
8 12 (13.95%) Brocade
8 12 (13.95%) EMC
8 12 (13.95%) Symantec
9 11 (12.79%) Aruba
9 11 (12.79%) Atlassian
9 11 (12.79%) IBM
9 11 (12.79%) Veritas
10 9 (10.47%) VMware
11 8 (9.30%) Veeam
12 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
13 3 (3.49%) Sun
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