The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ProCurve products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProCurve over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 HP ProCurve.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Contract jobs citing ProCurve 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £238 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - £44.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1327 1159 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.71% 46.32% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 512 429
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 32 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

ProCurve
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ProCurve across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

ProCurve Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ProCurve across the Berkshire region.

ProCurve Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ProCurve
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ProCurve across the Berkshire region.

ProCurve Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ProCurve also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ProCurve.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Brocade
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (50.00%) Lync
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ProCurve also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ProCurve. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Samba
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Brocade
2 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (33.33%) Meru Networks
4 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (33.33%) CODA
4 2 (33.33%) Sage