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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ProCurve
Rank 559 532 556
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +24
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 24 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.069% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.15% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +7.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £400 £301
% change year-on-year
-34.68% +32.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £44.49 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +117.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.49 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +134.13%
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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
23558 22470 24594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.03% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13539 12788 12898
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
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 1040 1032 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
London +13 8 £375 +15.38% 3
East Midlands +2 2 £388 -3.12%
East of England -27 2 £190 -52.50%
Yorkshire -1 1 £210 -
South East -22 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
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UK

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (100.00%) HP
2 34 (80.95%) Firewall
3 27 (64.29%) Cisco
4 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (52.38%) Juniper
5 22 (52.38%) WAN
6 19 (45.24%) CCNP
7 16 (38.10%) F5
8 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 12 (28.57%) Wireless
9 12 (28.57%) Financial Institution
9 12 (28.57%) Finance
9 12 (28.57%) Blue Coat
9 12 (28.57%) JNCIS
9 12 (28.57%) Change Control
9 12 (28.57%) Multicast
10 11 (26.19%) Problem Management
10 11 (26.19%) VMware
10 11 (26.19%) Windows
11 10 (23.81%) LAN
11 10 (23.81%) VPN
11 10 (23.81%) McAfee
11 10 (23.81%) NetScreen
12 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
12 9 (21.43%) ITIL
13 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
13 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
14 7 (16.67%) SAN
14 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 34 (80.95%) Firewall
2 22 (52.38%) WAN
3 12 (28.57%) Wireless
3 12 (28.57%) Multicast
4 10 (23.81%) NetScreen
4 10 (23.81%) LAN
4 10 (23.81%) VPN
5 7 (16.67%) SAN
6 6 (14.29%) IP Telephony
7 5 (11.90%) MPLS
7 5 (11.90%) BGP
7 5 (11.90%) ADSL
7 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
8 4 (9.52%) VoIP
8 4 (9.52%) WLAN
8 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (7.14%) DHCP
9 3 (7.14%) DNS
10 2 (4.76%) SNMP
10 2 (4.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
1 12 (28.57%) Financial Institution
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) German Language
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Designer
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (9.52%) Network Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) CCTV
2 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.38%) NHS
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) Android
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Change Control
2 11 (26.19%) Problem Management
3 9 (21.43%) ITIL
3 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.52%) UML
4 4 (9.52%) SSADM
4 4 (9.52%) Project Management
4 4 (9.52%) ArchiMate
4 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
4 4 (9.52%) DoDAF
4 4 (9.52%) MODAF
4 4 (9.52%) SysML
4 4 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.38%) Security Management
6 1 (2.38%) Information Security
6 1 (2.38%) Network Design
6 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (45.24%) CCNP
3 12 (28.57%) JNCIS
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (14.29%) CCNA
5 6 (14.29%) MCSE
6 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.76%) JNCIA
8 2 (4.76%) CCDP
9 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.38%) MCSA
9 1 (2.38%) CCIE
9 1 (2.38%) CCIP
9 1 (2.38%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.90%) vSphere
4 3 (7.14%) UAG
5 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) WSUS
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) HP
2 27 (64.29%) Cisco
3 22 (52.38%) Juniper
4 16 (38.10%) F5
5 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 12 (28.57%) Blue Coat
7 11 (26.19%) VMware
8 10 (23.81%) McAfee
9 6 (14.29%) Avaya
10 5 (11.90%) Symantec
11 4 (9.52%) Brocade
11 4 (9.52%) Riverbed
12 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
12 2 (4.76%) NetApp
12 2 (4.76%) Mitel
12 2 (4.76%) Citrix
12 2 (4.76%) EMC
13 1 (2.38%) Intel
13 1 (2.38%) Dell
13 1 (2.38%) BT