Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 23 7
Rank change year-on-year -16 -16 +22
Contract jobs citing HP 75 101 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.82% 7.83% 17.22%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 15.30% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 78 287
North East median daily rate £333 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.79% +22.81% -5.00%
10th Percentile £261 £300 £212
90th Percentile £476 £488 £375
England median daily rate £363 £375 £372
% change year-on-year -3.33% +0.87% -0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 37
North East median hourly rate £15.70 £55.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.45% +96.43% +126.63%
10th Percentile £14.85 £55.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £28.11 £55.00 £35.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.24% -27.50% +15.11%

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 600 660 1,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 46.58% 51.16% 56.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 421 939
North East median daily rate £350 £360 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +16.13% -4.62%
10th Percentile £253 £250 £212
90th Percentile £525 £536 £488
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 106
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £27.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.20% -1.79% +111.32%
10th Percentile £10.88 £9.50 £11.82
90th Percentile £33.00 £42.40 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -21 68 £335 -4.43% 3
Durham 0 6 £160 -60.00% 2
HP
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 45 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (45.33%) SC Cleared
3 32 (42.67%) Windows
4 31 (41.33%) ITIL
5 28 (37.33%) Active Directory
6 26 (34.67%) VMware
6 26 (34.67%) Windows Server
7 25 (33.33%) DNS
7 25 (33.33%) Cisco
8 24 (32.00%) Citrix
8 24 (32.00%) SAN
8 24 (32.00%) DHCP
9 23 (30.67%) Business Continuity
9 23 (30.67%) vSphere
10 22 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (28.00%) XenApp
12 20 (26.67%) XenDesktop
12 20 (26.67%) Ivanti
12 20 (26.67%) NetScaler
12 20 (26.67%) IIS
13 19 (25.33%) SAP
14 18 (24.00%) Service Delivery
15 16 (21.33%) Network Security
16 14 (18.67%) Project Management
17 13 (17.33%) McAfee
17 13 (17.33%) Management Information System
18 12 (16.00%) Firewall
18 12 (16.00%) LAN
18 12 (16.00%) WAN

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 20 (26.67%) IIS
2 9 (12.00%) JBoss
2 9 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (8.00%) FileNet
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.67%) Confluence
4 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (12.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) BrowserStack
2 2 (2.67%) GitHub
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.33%) DNS
2 24 (32.00%) DHCP
2 24 (32.00%) SAN
3 20 (26.67%) NetScaler
4 16 (21.33%) Network Security
5 12 (16.00%) Firewall
5 12 (16.00%) LAN
5 12 (16.00%) WAN
6 10 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 9 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (8.00%) SSL
9 3 (4.00%) Internet
10 2 (2.67%) BGP
10 2 (2.67%) MPLS
10 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.33%) OSPF
11 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.33%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Selenium
2 2 (2.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.67%) FindBugs
2 2 (2.67%) Gerrit
2 2 (2.67%) JIRA
2 2 (2.67%) Rational Team Concert
2 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Citrix Engineer
1 14 (18.67%) Support Engineer
2 13 (17.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Network Support
6 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) EMC Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.00%) Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Citrix Support
7 3 (4.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) Software Packaging
1 9 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (8.00%) LDAP
3 3 (4.00%) JSON
3 3 (4.00%) REST
4 2 (2.67%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) Middleware
5 1 (1.33%) SOAP
5 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.33%) Celerra
2 10 (13.33%) EMC VMAX
2 10 (13.33%) EMC VNX
2 10 (13.33%) HP Storage
2 10 (13.33%) HP StoreVirtual
3 9 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (12.00%) Replication
4 8 (10.67%) Private Cloud
5 6 (8.00%) DataPower
6 5 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (4.00%) Clustering
8 3 (4.00%) PKI
9 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.67%) Windows
2 26 (34.67%) Windows Server
3 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.00%) Linux
5 9 (12.00%) Unix
6 8 (10.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (8.00%) AIX
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.33%) HPUX
11 1 (1.33%) Solaris
11 1 (1.33%) VME
11 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) ITIL
2 23 (30.67%) Business Continuity
3 18 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 14 (18.67%) Project Management
5 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.33%) DevOps
7 9 (12.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (12.00%) OO
8 8 (10.67%) Cryptography
8 8 (10.67%) Service Management
9 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
9 7 (9.33%) QMS
9 7 (9.33%) Quality Management
9 7 (9.33%) Workflow
10 6 (8.00%) Decision-Making
10 6 (8.00%) Escalation Management
11 5 (6.67%) Change Control
11 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.67%) Time Management
12 4 (5.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) Perl
2 6 (8.00%) Java
2 6 (8.00%) SQL
3 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.33%) COBOL
4 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (45.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (12.00%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) HP ASE
4 4 (5.33%) HPE ATP
5 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.33%) ISEB
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (37.33%) Active Directory
2 23 (30.67%) vSphere
3 22 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (28.00%) XenApp
5 20 (26.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.33%) Firmware
8 1 (1.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (13.33%) Puppet
2 6 (8.00%) Forum Sentry
3 4 (5.33%) HP ALM
4 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.33%) Ansible
6 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) VMware
2 25 (33.33%) Cisco
3 24 (32.00%) Citrix
4 20 (26.67%) Ivanti
5 19 (25.33%) SAP
6 13 (17.33%) McAfee
7 11 (14.67%) Juniper
8 10 (13.33%) 3PAR
8 10 (13.33%) Brocade
8 10 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 10 (13.33%) EMC
8 10 (13.33%) F5
8 10 (13.33%) Isilon
9 9 (12.00%) Axway
9 9 (12.00%) IBM
9 9 (12.00%) Informatica
9 9 (12.00%) Oracle
9 9 (12.00%) Siebel
10 8 (10.67%) Red Hat
11 7 (9.33%) Microsoft