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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ProCurve
Rank - 148 110
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.033% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.077% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1160 1301 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.54% 43.01% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 858 520
Average daily rate £363 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 75 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCSP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee