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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
England / North East
Rank 31 39 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Contract jobs citing HP 53 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.44% 4.03% 5.18%
As % of the Vendors category 16.01% 9.43% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 21
Median daily rate £385 £315 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -2.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £381 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.57 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -30.95% +40.00%  

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 331 371 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 46.49% 42.74% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 253 144
Median daily rate £385 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.92% +16.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.57 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 +7 49 £385 +24.19% 3
Durham -6 1 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region with a requirement for HP.

1 98 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 88 (54.66%) Linux
3 84 (52.17%) SC Cleared
4 74 (45.96%) Windows
5 71 (44.10%) Unix
6 57 (35.40%) Windows Server
7 51 (31.68%) Red Hat
8 50 (31.06%) Cisco
8 50 (31.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (31.06%) Change Control
9 49 (30.43%) SQL
10 48 (29.81%) ITIL
11 44 (27.33%) Oracle
12 40 (24.84%) WebLogic
13 38 (23.60%) Perl
14 36 (22.36%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (21.74%) F5
16 34 (21.12%) DevOps
16 34 (21.12%) BusinessObjects
17 33 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (19.88%) Firewall
19 31 (19.25%) Software Packaging
20 30 (18.63%) PowerShell
20 30 (18.63%) Configuration Management
21 29 (18.01%) OO
22 28 (17.39%) ITSM
23 27 (16.77%) AIX
24 26 (16.15%) VB
24 26 (16.15%) Active Directory
24 26 (16.15%) Wireless

HP
Top Related 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 40 (24.84%) WebLogic
2 18 (11.18%) Confluence
3 15 (9.32%) JBoss
4 13 (8.07%) WebSphere
4 13 (8.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.11%) FileNet
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.86%) CMS
7 2 (1.24%) IIS
7 2 (1.24%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (8.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.21%) Trello
4 5 (3.11%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.86%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.88%) Firewall
2 26 (16.15%) Wireless
3 25 (15.53%) LAN
3 25 (15.53%) TCP/IP
4 23 (14.29%) WAN
5 16 (9.94%) BIG-IP
6 12 (7.45%) LDAP
7 10 (6.21%) SSL
8 9 (5.59%) Network Security
8 9 (5.59%) SAN
9 5 (3.11%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.48%) HTTP
10 4 (2.48%) HTTPS
10 4 (2.48%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.48%) NAS
11 3 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.86%) Internet
12 2 (1.24%) DNS
12 2 (1.24%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (1.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.12%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (7.45%) BODI
2 12 (7.45%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.73%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.24%) DB2
5 1 (0.62%) Ingres
5 1 (0.62%) MySQL
5 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.18%) JIRA
3 13 (8.07%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.45%) Oracle APEX
4 12 (7.45%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (7.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (6.21%) GitLab
6 6 (3.73%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.48%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.24%) JMeter
9 1 (0.62%) MSI
9 1 (0.62%) NMock
9 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.62%) WiX
General
1 11 (6.83%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.11%) Finance
3 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (19.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 23 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 13 (8.07%) Architect
5 12 (7.45%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.21%) Analyst
6 10 (6.21%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (6.21%) Unix Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (3.11%) Telephony Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) Tester
10 4 (2.48%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (2.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.48%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (2.48%) Security Engineer
10 4 (2.48%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.25%) Software Packaging
2 13 (8.07%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (6.21%) Middleware
4 2 (1.24%) .NET
4 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.62%) Web Services
5 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.36%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.45%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (6.83%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.11%) DataPower
4 5 (3.11%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.48%) Clustering
5 4 (2.48%) Tandem
6 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.86%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.24%) IVR
7 2 (1.24%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.62%) Celerra
8 1 (0.62%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.62%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.62%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 88 (54.66%) Linux
2 74 (45.96%) Windows
3 71 (44.10%) Unix
4 57 (35.40%) Windows Server
5 50 (31.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (16.77%) AIX
7 19 (11.80%) Solaris
7 19 (11.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (11.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (8.70%) HPUX
9 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.11%) VME
11 4 (2.48%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.86%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.62%) Android
13 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.62%) MVS
13 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.06%) Change Control
2 48 (29.81%) ITIL
3 34 (21.12%) DevOps
4 33 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (18.63%) Configuration Management
6 29 (18.01%) OO
7 28 (17.39%) ITSM
8 23 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
9 20 (12.42%) Network Design
9 20 (12.42%) Service Management
10 14 (8.70%) Migration
10 14 (8.70%) Quality Management
11 12 (7.45%) Test Scripting
12 11 (6.83%) Incident Management
12 11 (6.83%) Open Source
13 10 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.21%) Problem Management
13 10 (6.21%) Workflow
14 9 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (5.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (30.43%) SQL
2 38 (23.60%) Perl
3 30 (18.63%) PowerShell
4 26 (16.15%) VB
5 25 (15.53%) Shell Script
6 13 (8.07%) Java
7 8 (4.97%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.48%) COBOL
8 4 (2.48%) VBScript
9 3 (1.86%) Jython
9 3 (1.86%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.86%) Python
10 2 (1.24%) C
10 2 (1.24%) Korn
11 1 (0.62%) C#
11 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 84 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 24 (14.91%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (14.29%) CCNP
5 22 (13.66%) JNCIA
6 21 (13.04%) CCIE
6 21 (13.04%) CCSA
7 19 (11.80%) CCDP
7 19 (11.80%) CCIP
7 19 (11.80%) CCSE
7 19 (11.80%) JNCIE
8 14 (8.70%) Degree
8 14 (8.70%) DV Cleared
9 13 (8.07%) HP ASE
9 13 (8.07%) HP MASE
10 10 (6.21%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (5.59%) ISTQB
12 7 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (1.86%) CCNA
13 3 (1.86%) ISEB
System Software
1 26 (16.15%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.11%) Docker
4 4 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.24%) NFS
6 2 (1.24%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.62%) Firmware
7 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (16.15%) HP SiteScope
2 25 (15.53%) Puppet
3 22 (13.66%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (12.42%) FortiGate
5 16 (9.94%) Tivoli
6 12 (7.45%) Ansible
6 12 (7.45%) Dollar Universe
7 9 (5.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 6 (3.73%) Cisco IPCC
9 5 (3.11%) Forum Sentry
10 4 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (1.86%) BladeLogic
11 3 (1.86%) HP UCMDB
11 3 (1.86%) MOM
11 3 (1.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (1.86%) SCCM
11 3 (1.86%) SCOrch
12 2 (1.24%) Cisco UCCE
12 2 (1.24%) SCOM
12 2 (1.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (31.68%) Red Hat
2 50 (31.06%) Cisco
3 44 (27.33%) Oracle
4 35 (21.74%) F5
5 25 (15.53%) CheckPoint
6 24 (14.91%) TIBCO
7 23 (14.29%) IBM
7 23 (14.29%) Juniper
7 23 (14.29%) Riverbed
8 22 (13.66%) Fortinet
8 22 (13.66%) VMware
9 18 (11.18%) Atlassian
10 16 (9.94%) Aruba
11 13 (8.07%) Axway
11 13 (8.07%) Informatica
11 13 (8.07%) Siebel
12 11 (6.83%) Microsoft
13 10 (6.21%) Sun
14 7 (4.35%) CA
15 5 (3.11%) Brocade