Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 14 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 +20 -18
Contract jobs citing HP 88 422 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.15% 15.13% 5.09%
As % of the Vendors category 15.02% 25.95% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 299 61
North East median daily rate £340 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.80% +4.17% -13.04%
10th Percentile £300 £223 £173
90th Percentile £450 £411 £518
England median daily rate £358 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +2.14% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 36 15
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -21.43% +40.00%
10th Percentile £14.60 £15.00 £13.02
90th Percentile £32.00 £33.98 £43.45
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.73% -25.00% +11.89%

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 586 1626 823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 47.64% 58.28% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 1082 445
North East median daily rate £363 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.85% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £256 £213 £228
90th Percentile £550 £488 £560
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 122 70
North East median hourly rate £17.10 £27.25 £20.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.25% +35.24% +8.92%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.01 £11.13
90th Percentile £47.16 £36.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.31 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% -5.71% +6.06%

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 17 November 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
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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -10 85 £340 +8.80%
Durham +1 2 £400 +117.69% 1
Teesside - 1 £425 -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 68 (77.27%) Linux
2 62 (70.45%) AIX
3 52 (59.09%) Security Cleared
4 48 (54.55%) Windows
5 43 (48.86%) Solaris
5 43 (48.86%) Cisco
5 43 (48.86%) SC Cleared
6 42 (47.73%) Unix
7 39 (44.32%) Red Hat
8 38 (43.18%) SAN
9 36 (40.91%) IBM
10 35 (39.77%) ITIL
10 35 (39.77%) Oracle
11 32 (36.36%) WebLogic
12 31 (35.23%) JBoss
13 29 (32.95%) Symantec
14 27 (30.68%) NetBackup
14 27 (30.68%) HP Data Protector
15 26 (29.55%) EMC NetWorker
15 26 (29.55%) Brocade
15 26 (29.55%) Fibre Channel
15 26 (29.55%) Veritas
15 26 (29.55%) EMC
16 23 (26.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (26.14%) Firewall
17 21 (23.86%) DevOps
18 20 (22.73%) Sun
19 19 (21.59%) OO
19 19 (21.59%) Backup Exec

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 32 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 31 (35.23%) JBoss
3 15 (17.05%) Apache
4 14 (15.91%) iPlanet
4 14 (15.91%) Oracle Application Server
4 14 (15.91%) Tomcat
5 13 (14.77%) WebSphere
5 13 (14.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (7.95%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (7.95%) MQSeries
6 7 (7.95%) OpenStack
6 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
7 6 (6.82%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (4.55%) FileNet
10 3 (3.41%) Confluence
11 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (1.14%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (14.77%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Slack
2 1 (1.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (43.18%) SAN
2 26 (29.55%) Fibre Channel
3 23 (26.14%) Firewall
4 16 (18.18%) LDAP
5 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
6 11 (12.50%) DNS
7 10 (11.36%) NAS
8 8 (9.09%) X.21
9 7 (7.95%) Network Security
10 5 (5.68%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (5.68%) SSL
11 4 (4.55%) DHCP
11 4 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (4.55%) SSH
11 4 (4.55%) VPN
12 3 (3.41%) FCoE
12 3 (3.41%) iSCSI
12 3 (3.41%) WAN
13 2 (2.27%) Internet
13 2 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.14%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) JIRA
2 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) GitLab
3 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Backup Engineer
2 19 (21.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (18.18%) AIX Engineer
3 16 (18.18%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 16 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (10.23%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) NetBackup Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Solaris Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Administrator
7 3 (3.41%) EMC Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) HPUX Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) Software Packaging
2 13 (14.77%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (13.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Clustering
1 17 (19.32%) Replication
2 14 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.50%) Private Cloud
4 9 (10.23%) Data Centre
4 9 (10.23%) HP Storage
5 5 (5.68%) DataPower
5 5 (5.68%) Grid Computing
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.27%) PKI
8 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.14%) NHS
8 1 (1.14%) Tandem
8 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (77.27%) Linux
2 62 (70.45%) AIX
3 48 (54.55%) Windows
4 43 (48.86%) Solaris
5 42 (47.73%) Unix
6 23 (26.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (19.32%) HPUX
8 15 (17.05%) SUSE
9 6 (6.82%) Windows Server
9 6 (6.82%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.14%) Debian
12 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) ITIL
2 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.86%) DevOps
4 19 (21.59%) OO
5 17 (19.32%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (17.05%) Quality Management
7 13 (14.77%) High Availability
7 13 (14.77%) Load Balancing
7 13 (14.77%) QMS
8 9 (10.23%) Change Control
8 9 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.95%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.82%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.68%) Workflow
12 4 (4.55%) Problem Management
12 4 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.45%) Perl
2 16 (18.18%) SQL
3 11 (12.50%) Korn
4 9 (10.23%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.95%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.95%) C-shell
6 6 (6.82%) Java
7 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 43 (48.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.68%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.41%) Degree
6 2 (2.27%) MCSE
6 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.14%) CCNA
7 1 (1.14%) CCNP
7 1 (1.14%) CCSA
7 1 (1.14%) CCSE
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.14%) ISEB
7 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.27%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.14%) GDPR
2 1 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (14.77%) Hyper-V
2 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.23%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (9.09%) KVM
5 7 (7.95%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (4.55%) NFS
7 3 (3.41%) Samba
8 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.27%) vSphere
9 1 (1.14%) Firmware
9 1 (1.14%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (30.68%) HP Data Protector
1 27 (30.68%) NetBackup
2 26 (29.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 19 (21.59%) Backup Exec
3 19 (21.59%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (21.59%) Puppet
4 17 (19.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 16 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (7.95%) OpenView
7 5 (5.68%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (2.27%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.27%) SCOM
8 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.27%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.14%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (1.14%) MOM
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (48.86%) Cisco
2 39 (44.32%) Red Hat
3 36 (40.91%) IBM
4 35 (39.77%) Oracle
5 29 (32.95%) Symantec
6 26 (29.55%) Brocade
6 26 (29.55%) EMC
6 26 (29.55%) Veritas
7 20 (22.73%) Sun
8 17 (19.32%) Veeam
9 14 (15.91%) VMware
10 13 (14.77%) Axway
10 13 (14.77%) F5
10 13 (14.77%) Informatica
10 13 (14.77%) Siebel
11 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.09%) PlateSpin
12 7 (7.95%) Cognos
12 7 (7.95%) Opsware
13 4 (4.55%) Citrix