The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ProCurve
Rank 538 506 547
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +41
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 28 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.071% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.15% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 7
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £215 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £44.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +117.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +125.64%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22496 21802 24502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.51% 46.80% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12762 12179 12830
Average daily rate £388 £389 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +2.44%
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 1002 1111 1284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 10 £315 -3.07% 2
South West -21 6 £300 -33.33%
South East -11 4 £325 +8.33% 3
East Midlands +2 2 £388 +12.31%
East of England -21 2 £190 -52.50%
Yorkshire 0 1 £210 - 3
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (100.00%) HP
2 39 (82.98%) Firewall
3 33 (70.21%) Cisco
4 29 (61.70%) WAN
4 29 (61.70%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (55.32%) Juniper
6 25 (53.19%) CCNP
7 20 (42.55%) F5
8 17 (36.17%) Change Control
8 17 (36.17%) Multicast
8 17 (36.17%) Financial Institution
8 17 (36.17%) Finance
8 17 (36.17%) JNCIS
9 16 (34.04%) Blue Coat
10 15 (31.91%) NetScreen
10 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
11 14 (29.79%) McAfee
11 14 (29.79%) Service Delivery
11 14 (29.79%) Wireless
12 13 (27.66%) Problem Management
13 12 (25.53%) VPN
13 12 (25.53%) Windows
14 11 (23.40%) LAN
15 9 (19.15%) VMware
15 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (17.02%) ITIL
16 8 (17.02%) CCNA
16 8 (17.02%) MPLS
16 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (14.89%) MS Excel

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 39 (82.98%) Firewall
2 29 (61.70%) WAN
3 17 (36.17%) Multicast
4 15 (31.91%) NetScreen
5 14 (29.79%) Wireless
6 12 (25.53%) VPN
7 11 (23.40%) LAN
8 8 (17.02%) MPLS
9 7 (14.89%) ADSL
10 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
10 6 (12.77%) IP Telephony
10 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (10.64%) BGP
11 5 (10.64%) SAN
11 5 (10.64%) VoIP
12 4 (8.51%) SNMP
13 3 (6.38%) WLAN
14 2 (4.26%) DHCP
14 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
14 2 (4.26%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (36.17%) Financial Institution
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) German Language
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Security Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) IP Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.51%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Security Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Designer
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Administrator
9 1 (2.13%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) CCTV
2 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.64%) Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.26%) Android
7 1 (2.13%) UNIX
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Change Control
2 14 (29.79%) Service Delivery
3 13 (27.66%) Problem Management
4 8 (17.02%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) ArchiMate
6 3 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.38%) DoDAF
6 3 (6.38%) MODAF
6 3 (6.38%) SysML
6 3 (6.38%) UML
6 3 (6.38%) SSADM
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security
6 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.26%) Change Management
8 1 (2.13%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.13%) Security Management
8 1 (2.13%) Network Design
8 1 (2.13%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (53.19%) CCNP
3 17 (36.17%) JNCIS
4 8 (17.02%) CCNA
5 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (10.64%) MCSE
6 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.26%) JNCIA
8 2 (4.26%) CCDP
9 1 (2.13%) MCSA
9 1 (2.13%) CCIE
9 1 (2.13%) CCIP
9 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.51%) vSphere
4 2 (4.26%) UAG
5 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) HP
2 33 (70.21%) Cisco
3 26 (55.32%) Juniper
4 20 (42.55%) F5
5 16 (34.04%) Blue Coat
6 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
7 14 (29.79%) McAfee
8 9 (19.15%) VMware
9 6 (12.77%) Avaya
10 5 (10.64%) Symantec
10 5 (10.64%) Riverbed
11 3 (6.38%) Brocade
12 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
12 2 (4.26%) Meraki
12 2 (4.26%) Mitel
12 2 (4.26%) Citrix
12 2 (4.26%) EMC
13 1 (2.13%) Intel
13 1 (2.13%) Dell
13 1 (2.13%) BT
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