Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 24 8
Rank change year-on-year -16 -16 +23
Contract jobs citing HP 72 87 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.94% 7.06% 17.22%
As % of the Vendors category 14.60% 14.62% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 75 348
North East median daily rate £370 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £257 £300 £220
90th Percentile £479 £445 £429
England median daily rate £368 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +0.68% +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 42
North East median hourly rate £13.48 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.08% +7.14% -16.42%
10th Percentile £10.13 £14.60 £15.00
90th Percentile £16.55 £32.00 £35.00
England median hourly rate £15.40 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% -5.88% -15.00%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 493 595 1,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 40.64% 48.26% 57.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 379 1,099
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £237 £212
90th Percentile £559 £530 £488
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 126
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.88% -23.21% +57.57%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £21.50 £47.00 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -2.86%

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 23 October 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
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 23 October 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 -17 53 £385 +13.24% 7
Durham +1 16 £313 -21.88% 2
HP
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 38 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 36 (50.00%) ITIL
3 32 (44.44%) Cisco
4 31 (43.06%) SC Cleared
5 27 (37.50%) Firewall
6 22 (30.56%) Active Directory
7 21 (29.17%) Windows
8 20 (27.78%) Network Security
9 19 (26.39%) F5
9 19 (26.39%) Juniper
10 18 (25.00%) SAN
10 18 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 18 (25.00%) LAN
10 18 (25.00%) WAN
11 15 (20.83%) Linux
11 15 (20.83%) OO
11 15 (20.83%) SQL
11 15 (20.83%) EMC
11 15 (20.83%) 3PAR
11 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
11 15 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
12 13 (18.06%) Middleware
13 12 (16.67%) Service Management
13 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 12 (16.67%) Network Management
14 11 (15.28%) Puppet
14 11 (15.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (15.28%) Red Hat
14 11 (15.28%) ITSM

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 4 (5.56%) IIS
1 4 (5.56%) JBoss
1 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.78%) FileNet
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (9.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) IaaS
1 4 (5.56%) PaaS
1 4 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (37.50%) Firewall
2 20 (27.78%) Network Security
3 18 (25.00%) LAN
3 18 (25.00%) SAN
3 18 (25.00%) WAN
4 10 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (13.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 10 (13.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (12.50%) BGP
5 9 (12.50%) MPLS
6 8 (11.11%) OSPF
6 8 (11.11%) VLAN
6 8 (11.11%) Wireless
7 6 (8.33%) HTTP
7 6 (8.33%) HTTPS
7 6 (8.33%) iSCSI
7 6 (8.33%) NAS
8 4 (5.56%) DHCP
8 4 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) GitLab
2 5 (6.94%) Artifactory
2 5 (6.94%) Bugzilla
2 5 (6.94%) Selenium
3 4 (5.56%) OpenSTA
3 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (1.39%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.39%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.39%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.39%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (2.78%) Banking
1 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.89%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Network Support
6 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (6.94%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) EMC Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) EMC Storage Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Server Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Server Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) Middleware
2 4 (5.56%) Software Packaging
2 4 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.78%) LDAP
4 1 (1.39%) JSON
4 1 (1.39%) REST
4 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Celerra
1 10 (13.89%) EMC VMAX
1 10 (13.89%) EMC VNX
1 10 (13.89%) HP Storage
1 10 (13.89%) HP StoreVirtual
1 10 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (12.50%) Replication
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Clustering
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.78%) DataPower
5 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) Windows
2 15 (20.83%) Linux
2 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.94%) AIX
5 5 (6.94%) Unix
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) HPUX
6 2 (2.78%) VME
7 1 (1.39%) MVS
7 1 (1.39%) Solaris
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) ITIL
2 15 (20.83%) OO
2 15 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (16.67%) Network Management
3 12 (16.67%) Service Management
4 11 (15.28%) ITSM
5 10 (13.89%) Decision-Making
5 10 (13.89%) Network Load Balancing
5 10 (13.89%) Runbook
6 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.50%) Cryptography
6 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 7 (9.72%) DevOps
8 7 (9.72%) Escalation Management
8 7 (9.72%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (9.72%) QMS
8 7 (9.72%) Quality Management
9 6 (8.33%) Software Distribution
9 6 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.78%) Java
4 2 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) C
5 1 (1.39%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 38 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 31 (43.06%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (11.11%) CCNA
4 8 (11.11%) CCNP
5 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.56%) HP ASE
6 4 (5.56%) HPE ATP
7 3 (4.17%) Degree
8 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
2 4 (5.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.11%) XenApp
3 8 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 7 (9.72%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Puppet
2 10 (13.89%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 7 (9.72%) HP ALM
3 7 (9.72%) vMotion
4 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.56%) SCCM
5 4 (5.56%) SCOM
5 4 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (5.56%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.78%) Forum Sentry
6 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.39%) Ansible
7 1 (1.39%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.39%) Nagios
7 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (44.44%) Cisco
2 19 (26.39%) F5
2 19 (26.39%) Juniper
3 18 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 15 (20.83%) 3PAR
4 15 (20.83%) EMC
5 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.28%) McAfee
6 11 (15.28%) Red Hat
6 11 (15.28%) VMware
7 10 (13.89%) Brocade
7 10 (13.89%) Isilon
8 9 (12.50%) Oracle
9 7 (9.72%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (9.72%) Palo Alto
10 6 (8.33%) Aruba
11 5 (6.94%) BMC
12 4 (5.56%) Citrix
12 4 (5.56%) IBM
12 4 (5.56%) Informatica