The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ProCurve products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProCurve over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ProCurve
Rank 417 419 415
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.044% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.071% 0.095% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -19.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £383 £280
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +36.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +121.68%
ProCurve
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11231 11606 11937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.86% 46.11% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7270 7562 7260
Average daily rate £425 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 248 339
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

ProCurve
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ProCurve Jobs Demand Trend in London

ProCurve
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ProCurve Daily Rate Trend in London

ProCurve
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ProCurve Hourly Rate Trend in London

ProCurve
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProCurve within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
City of London +28 4 - -
Bromley - - - -
ProCurve
England

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (100.00%) HP
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) Juniper
3 14 (73.68%) WAN
4 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (68.42%) Cisco
5 12 (63.16%) CCNP
5 12 (63.16%) Finance
5 12 (63.16%) Financial Institution
5 12 (63.16%) Blue Coat
5 12 (63.16%) JNCIS
5 12 (63.16%) F5
5 12 (63.16%) Change Control
5 12 (63.16%) Multicast
6 11 (57.89%) Problem Management
7 10 (52.63%) NetScreen
7 10 (52.63%) McAfee
8 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
9 4 (21.05%) Wireless
9 4 (21.05%) BGP
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) CCTV
10 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
10 3 (15.79%) vSphere
10 3 (15.79%) UAG

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) WAN
3 12 (63.16%) Multicast
4 10 (52.63%) NetScreen
5 4 (21.05%) BGP
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) WLAN
6 3 (15.79%) SAN
7 2 (10.53%) OSPF
7 2 (10.53%) SNMP
7 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) IPsec
7 2 (10.53%) Junos
7 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (5.26%) BT 21CN
8 1 (5.26%) DNS
8 1 (5.26%) ADSL
8 1 (5.26%) VoIP
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
1 12 (63.16%) Financial Institution
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) German Language
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IP Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) CCTV
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Change Control
2 11 (57.89%) Problem Management
3 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) JNCIS
2 12 (63.16%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CCDP
3 2 (10.53%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) vSphere
1 3 (15.79%) UAG
2 1 (5.26%) XenServer
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) HP
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
3 13 (68.42%) Cisco
4 12 (63.16%) Blue Coat
4 12 (63.16%) F5
5 10 (52.63%) McAfee
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
8 2 (10.53%) Avaya
8 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
8 2 (10.53%) EMC
9 1 (5.26%) Citrix
9 1 (5.26%) BT
9 1 (5.26%) NetApp
9 1 (5.26%) Symantec
9 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
9 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (5.26%) Meraki