The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 31 36 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 -15  
Contract jobs citing HP 49 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.51% 4.30% 7.11%
As % of the Vendors category 18.49% 9.97% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 21
Median daily rate £385 £310 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.19% -4.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £384 £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 Tyne and Wear.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 265 301 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 46.01% 43.12% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 214 105
Median daily rate £390 £325 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.52 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.51% +22.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.57 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £18.19 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Tyne and Wear

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Tyne and Wear

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Tyne and Wear

HP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 49 £385 +24.19% 2
HP
North East

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for HP.

1 92 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 84 (55.26%) Linux
3 79 (51.97%) SC Cleared
4 67 (44.08%) Unix
4 67 (44.08%) Windows
5 51 (33.55%) Red Hat
5 51 (33.55%) Windows Server
6 50 (32.89%) Change Control
6 50 (32.89%) Cisco
6 50 (32.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (30.92%) ITIL
8 44 (28.95%) Oracle
9 43 (28.29%) SQL
10 40 (26.32%) WebLogic
11 36 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
12 35 (23.03%) F5
13 34 (22.37%) DevOps
13 34 (22.37%) Perl
13 34 (22.37%) BusinessObjects
14 33 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (21.05%) Firewall
16 31 (20.39%) Software Packaging
17 30 (19.74%) Configuration Management
18 29 (19.08%) OO
19 27 (17.76%) ITSM
19 27 (17.76%) AIX
19 27 (17.76%) PowerShell
20 26 (17.11%) Wireless
21 25 (16.45%) CheckPoint
21 25 (16.45%) LAN

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 18 (11.84%) Confluence
3 15 (9.87%) JBoss
4 13 (8.55%) WebSphere
4 13 (8.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.29%) FileNet
5 5 (3.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.97%) CMS
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.66%) IIS
8 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.58%) Trello
4 5 (3.29%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.97%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.05%) Firewall
2 26 (17.11%) Wireless
3 25 (16.45%) LAN
4 23 (15.13%) WAN
5 21 (13.82%) TCP/IP
6 16 (10.53%) BIG-IP
7 12 (7.89%) LDAP
8 10 (6.58%) SSL
9 9 (5.92%) Network Security
10 8 (5.26%) SAN
11 5 (3.29%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (2.63%) HTTP
12 4 (2.63%) HTTPS
12 4 (2.63%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.63%) NAS
13 3 (1.97%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.97%) Internet
14 2 (1.32%) DNS
14 2 (1.32%) OpenLDAP
14 2 (1.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.37%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (7.89%) BODI
2 12 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.95%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.32%) DB2
5 1 (0.66%) Ingres
5 1 (0.66%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (13.82%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.84%) JIRA
3 13 (8.55%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.89%) Oracle APEX
4 12 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (6.58%) GitLab
6 6 (3.95%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.63%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.32%) JMeter
9 1 (0.66%) MSI
9 1 (0.66%) NMock
9 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.66%) WiX
General
1 11 (7.24%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.29%) Finance
3 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (20.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (18.42%) Network Engineer
3 18 (11.84%) Automation Engineer
4 13 (8.55%) Architect
5 10 (6.58%) Analyst
5 10 (6.58%) Unix Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.95%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (3.95%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (3.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (3.29%) Telephony Analyst
10 4 (2.63%) Azure DevOps
10 4 (2.63%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (2.63%) Security Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.39%) Software Packaging
2 13 (8.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (5.92%) Middleware
4 1 (0.66%) .NET
4 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.66%) Web Services
4 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.24%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.29%) DataPower
5 4 (2.63%) Clustering
5 4 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.63%) Tandem
6 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.97%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) IVR
7 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.66%) Celerra
8 1 (0.66%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.66%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.66%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.66%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 84 (55.26%) Linux
2 67 (44.08%) Unix
2 67 (44.08%) Windows
3 51 (33.55%) Windows Server
4 50 (32.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (17.76%) AIX
6 19 (12.50%) Solaris
7 18 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (9.21%) HPUX
10 5 (3.29%) VME
11 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.63%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.66%) MVS
13 1 (0.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.89%) Change Control
2 47 (30.92%) ITIL
3 34 (22.37%) DevOps
4 33 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (19.74%) Configuration Management
6 29 (19.08%) OO
7 27 (17.76%) ITSM
8 20 (13.16%) Network Design
8 20 (13.16%) Service Management
9 19 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
10 14 (9.21%) Quality Management
11 13 (8.55%) Migration
12 11 (7.24%) Incident Management
12 11 (7.24%) Open Source
12 11 (7.24%) Test Scripting
13 10 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.58%) Problem Management
13 10 (6.58%) Workflow
14 9 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (5.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.29%) SQL
2 34 (22.37%) Perl
3 27 (17.76%) PowerShell
4 21 (13.82%) Shell Script
4 21 (13.82%) VB
5 12 (7.89%) Java
6 7 (4.61%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.63%) COBOL
8 3 (1.97%) VBScript
9 2 (1.32%) Jython
9 2 (1.32%) Korn
9 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.32%) Python
10 1 (0.66%) C
10 1 (0.66%) C#
10 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 79 (51.97%) SC Cleared
3 24 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (15.13%) CCNP
5 22 (14.47%) JNCIA
6 21 (13.82%) CCIE
6 21 (13.82%) CCSA
7 19 (12.50%) CCDP
7 19 (12.50%) CCIP
7 19 (12.50%) CCSE
7 19 (12.50%) JNCIE
8 14 (9.21%) DV Cleared
9 13 (8.55%) Degree
9 13 (8.55%) HP ASE
9 13 (8.55%) HP MASE
10 9 (5.92%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (5.26%) ISTQB
12 7 (4.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (1.97%) CCNA
13 3 (1.97%) ISEB
System Software
1 24 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.29%) Docker
4 4 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.32%) NFS
6 2 (1.32%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (15.79%) Puppet
2 22 (14.47%) HP SiteScope
2 22 (14.47%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (13.16%) FortiGate
4 12 (7.89%) Ansible
4 12 (7.89%) Dollar Universe
4 12 (7.89%) Tivoli
5 8 (5.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 6 (3.95%) Cisco IPCC
7 5 (3.29%) Forum Sentry
8 3 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.97%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (1.97%) MOM
8 3 (1.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (1.97%) SCCM
9 2 (1.32%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (1.32%) SCOM
9 2 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (33.55%) Red Hat
2 50 (32.89%) Cisco
3 44 (28.95%) Oracle
4 35 (23.03%) F5
5 25 (16.45%) CheckPoint
6 24 (15.79%) TIBCO
7 23 (15.13%) IBM
7 23 (15.13%) Juniper
7 23 (15.13%) Riverbed
8 22 (14.47%) Fortinet
9 21 (13.82%) VMware
10 18 (11.84%) Atlassian
11 16 (10.53%) Aruba
12 13 (8.55%) Axway
12 13 (8.55%) Informatica
12 13 (8.55%) Siebel
13 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
13 10 (6.58%) Sun
14 6 (3.95%) CA
15 5 (3.29%) Brocade