The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ProCurve products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProCurve over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ProCurve
Rank 57 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% - 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£200 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.49 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +128.12%
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Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 225 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.41% 47.47% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 142 91
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.63 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

ProCurve
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

ProCurve Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

ProCurve
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

ProCurve Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

ProCurve
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Top 28 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel