The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ProCurve products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProCurve over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ProCurve
Rank 143 143 127
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.13% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.31% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £170
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 £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 - -
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 South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1230 1275 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.90% 39.91% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 764 588
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £209 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 76 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +58.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.13 £30.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

ProCurve
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ProCurve Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ProCurve
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ProCurve Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ProCurve
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ProCurve Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ProCurve
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol - 1 - -
ProCurve
England

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Google Apps

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware