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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ProCurve
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £238 £400
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £44.49
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South East

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
1351 1111 1199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.21% 45.78% 47.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 502 449
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 37 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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

ProCurve
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

ProCurve
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProCurve within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) VLAN
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) vSphere
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (44.44%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
5 4 (44.44%) XenApp
5 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
5 4 (44.44%) Brocade
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (44.44%) SCCM
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) Linux

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (33.33%) Lync
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) VLAN
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) SNMP
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) RIP
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 2 (22.22%) Windows CE
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
2 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 3 (33.33%) Samba
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Brocade
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
3 4 (44.44%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (22.22%) Meru Networks
5 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 2 (22.22%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (22.22%) CODA
5 2 (22.22%) Sage
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix