The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ProCurve products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProCurve over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ProCurve
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.10% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £155 £186
% change year-on-year
+158.06% -16.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 - -
ProCurve
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
494 384 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.77% 43.99% 50.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 210 253
Average daily rate £375 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

ProCurve
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

ProCurve Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ProCurve
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

ProCurve Daily Rate Trend in Reading

ProCurve
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

ProCurve Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) IGRP
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) VMware