The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ProCurve products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProCurve over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ProCurve
Rank 573 525 548
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +23
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 15 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.058% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.063% 0.13% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 13
Average daily rate
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£286 £310 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £344 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £263 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -34.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.60 £46.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% +104.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 £46.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.26% +104.44%
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23784 22046 23285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.92% 46.04% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14218 12822 12426
Average daily rate £393 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1076 1217
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

ProCurve
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ProCurve Jobs Demand Trend in England

ProCurve
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ProCurve Daily Rate Trend in England

ProCurve
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ProCurve Hourly Rate Trend in England

ProCurve
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProCurve within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -23 5 £250 - 1
South East -26 5 £335 +123.50% 6
Yorkshire -1 3 - -
London -4 2 - - 5
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 41 (95.35%) HP
2 32 (74.42%) Firewall
3 30 (69.77%) Cisco
4 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (39.53%) CCNP
5 17 (39.53%) WAN
6 16 (37.21%) Juniper
7 15 (34.88%) Windows
8 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
9 12 (27.91%) Wireless
9 12 (27.91%) VMware
10 11 (25.58%) LAN
11 10 (23.26%) VPN
11 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
11 10 (23.26%) F5
12 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (20.93%) ITIL
12 9 (20.93%) CCNA
12 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (20.93%) OSPF
12 9 (20.93%) IP Telephony
13 8 (18.60%) Linux
14 7 (16.28%) BGP
14 7 (16.28%) MPLS
14 7 (16.28%) SAN
14 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (16.28%) Riverbed
15 6 (13.95%) Network Management
15 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (13.95%) Change Control

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (74.42%) Firewall
2 17 (39.53%) WAN
3 12 (27.91%) Wireless
4 11 (25.58%) LAN
5 10 (23.26%) VPN
6 9 (20.93%) OSPF
6 9 (20.93%) IP Telephony
7 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (16.28%) SAN
7 7 (16.28%) MPLS
7 7 (16.28%) BGP
8 6 (13.95%) Multicast
9 5 (11.63%) DNS
9 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
9 5 (11.63%) ADSL
9 5 (11.63%) DHCP
9 5 (11.63%) IPsec
9 5 (11.63%) VLAN
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (13.95%) Financial Institution
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) German Language
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (9.30%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Designer
4 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Cryptography
1 3 (6.98%) e-Health
2 2 (4.65%) CCTV
2 2 (4.65%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (18.60%) Linux
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.30%) Android
7 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (2.33%) UNIX
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Project Management
2 6 (13.95%) Problem Management
2 6 (13.95%) Network Management
2 6 (13.95%) Change Control
3 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.30%) UML
4 4 (9.30%) SSADM
4 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
4 4 (9.30%) DoDAF
4 4 (9.30%) MODAF
4 4 (9.30%) SysML
4 4 (9.30%) ArchiMate
4 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.98%) Security Management
6 2 (4.65%) Fault Management
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (39.53%) CCNP
3 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
4 9 (20.93%) CCNA
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (13.95%) JNCIS
6 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.63%) MCSE
7 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.65%) CCDP
8 2 (4.65%) CCSP
8 2 (4.65%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.33%) MCSA
9 1 (2.33%) CCIE
9 1 (2.33%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) vSphere
4 2 (4.65%) Kerio MailServer
4 2 (4.65%) Firmware
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) XenServer
5 1 (2.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (4.65%) Nagios
2 2 (4.65%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) OpenView
3 1 (2.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) HP
2 30 (69.77%) Cisco
3 16 (37.21%) Juniper
4 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
5 12 (27.91%) VMware
6 10 (23.26%) F5
7 7 (16.28%) Riverbed
8 6 (13.95%) Avaya
8 6 (13.95%) Blue Coat
9 5 (11.63%) McAfee
9 5 (11.63%) Symantec
10 4 (9.30%) Mitel
10 4 (9.30%) Brocade
11 3 (6.98%) Fortinet
11 3 (6.98%) SonicWALL
11 3 (6.98%) BT
11 3 (6.98%) CA
12 2 (4.65%) NetApp
12 2 (4.65%) Apple
12 2 (4.65%) NEC
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