The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ProCurve products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProCurve over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ProCurve
Rank 250 236 256
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.092% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.19% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £383 £280
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +36.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +121.68%
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England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4322 4266 5001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.80% 49.06% 50.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2236 2167 2160
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 252 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.55 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
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 the South East

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

ProCurve Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ProCurve
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ProCurve Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ProCurve
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ProCurve Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ProCurve
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProCurve within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
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England

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
4 4 (57.14%) Riverbed
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) ADSL
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) Avaya
4 4 (57.14%) Symantec
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) VMware

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) ADSL
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Riverbed
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Avaya
3 4 (57.14%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet