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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ProCurve
Rank 142 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% - 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£250 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £203 £400
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -49.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 - £22.50
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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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1384 924 1242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.95% 41.87% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 542 660
Average daily rate £375 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £170 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 86 102
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £31.02 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 November 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
Somerset - 2 £250 -
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England

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) UML
5 4 (33.33%) SSADM
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 4 (33.33%) Brocade
5 4 (33.33%) DoDAF
5 4 (33.33%) MODAF
5 4 (33.33%) SysML
5 4 (33.33%) ArchiMate
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (25.00%) F5
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (25.00%) CCSP

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) FTP
5 2 (16.67%) LDAP
5 2 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Designer
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X Server
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) UML
1 4 (33.33%) SSADM
1 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 4 (33.33%) DoDAF
1 4 (33.33%) MODAF
1 4 (33.33%) SysML
1 4 (33.33%) ArchiMate
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Firmware
3 2 (16.67%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) HP
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Brocade
5 3 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) Apple
6 2 (16.67%) NEC
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
6 2 (16.67%) Kerio
6 2 (16.67%) Infor
6 2 (16.67%) Mitel