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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ProCurve
Rank 561 532 505
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -27
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 14 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.046% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.062% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 23
Average daily rate
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£301 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £231 £300
% change year-on-year
+24.32% -22.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22418 21649 21252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.10% 45.21% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13456 12388 11690
Average daily rate £400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 983 1169
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.24 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ProCurve across the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

ProCurve Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 July 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
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
London -9 9 £333 -11.33% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £250 - 1
South East -18 2 £300 -25.00% 3
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ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 27 (93.10%) HP
2 21 (72.41%) Firewall
3 20 (68.97%) Cisco
4 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 15 (51.72%) WAN
5 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
5 13 (44.83%) VMware
6 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
7 10 (34.48%) SAN
7 10 (34.48%) LAN
7 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (31.03%) DHCP
8 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (31.03%) VLAN
8 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (27.59%) Juniper
10 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
10 7 (24.14%) VPN
10 7 (24.14%) DNS
10 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (24.14%) XenApp
10 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (24.14%) SCCM
10 7 (24.14%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (24.14%) vSphere
11 6 (20.69%) Finance

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (17.24%) Lync
5 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) WAN
3 10 (34.48%) LAN
3 10 (34.48%) SAN
4 9 (31.03%) DHCP
4 9 (31.03%) VLAN
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (24.14%) VPN
5 7 (24.14%) DNS
5 7 (24.14%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (17.24%) MPLS
6 5 (17.24%) OSPF
7 4 (13.79%) BGP
7 4 (13.79%) Wireless
7 4 (13.79%) SNMP
7 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (13.79%) HSRP
7 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (13.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (10.34%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) IT Support
3 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Network Technician
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) PKI
2 2 (6.90%) iPhone
2 2 (6.90%) iPad
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.24%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.90%) Android
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
6 2 (6.90%) Windows CE
6 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.90%) Project Management
2 2 (6.90%) Validation
2 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.45%) Server Building
3 1 (3.45%) CRM
3 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.45%) Information Security
3 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.45%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) CCNP
3 3 (10.34%) CCNA
3 3 (10.34%) Avaya Certification
4 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.90%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.90%) CCDP
4 2 (6.90%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) BS25999
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) XenApp
3 7 (24.14%) vSphere
4 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
5 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (10.34%) Samba
7 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.90%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) HP
2 20 (68.97%) Cisco
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) Juniper
5 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
6 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) Citrix
7 4 (13.79%) Avaya
7 4 (13.79%) Sage
7 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
7 4 (13.79%) Aruba
7 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
7 4 (13.79%) F5
7 4 (13.79%) Brocade
8 3 (10.34%) SonicWALL
8 3 (10.34%) Meru Networks
8 3 (10.34%) NetApp
8 3 (10.34%) Dell
8 3 (10.34%) EMC
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