The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ProCurve products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProCurve over the 3 months to 30 May 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ProCurve
Rank 634 607 598
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 10 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.029% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.042% 0.065% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 9
Median daily rate £310 £338 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £186 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £451 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £413 £263
% change year-on-year
-24.84% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23942 24658 24159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.62% 44.76% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14807 14333 13692
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 1124 1077
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

ProCurve
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ProCurve as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

ProCurve Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ProCurve
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ProCurve within the UK.

ProCurve Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ProCurve
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ProCurve within the UK.

ProCurve Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ProCurve
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProCurve within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 10 £310 +0.81% 7
London +3 6 £300 -2.43% 1
South East -13 3 £310 -9.81% 2
Surrey - 3 £310 -
City of London +46 2 £325 - 1
Egham - 2 £310 -
Bromley - 2 £275 -
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 1

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ProCurve also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ProCurve.

1 20 (100.00%) HP
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 13 (65.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) Juniper
4 8 (40.00%) WAN
4 8 (40.00%) Aruba
5 5 (25.00%) HSRP
5 5 (25.00%) Multicast
5 5 (25.00%) BGP
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Wireless
6 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.00%) Symantec
7 3 (15.00%) Siemens
7 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (15.00%) Mitel
7 3 (15.00%) SCCM
7 3 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (15.00%) GLBP
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (15.00%) Exinda
7 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (15.00%) Junos
7 3 (15.00%) Infoblox

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) BGP
3 5 (25.00%) HSRP
3 5 (25.00%) Multicast
4 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (15.00%) GLBP
5 3 (15.00%) Junos
5 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) OSPF
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (5.00%) Internet
7 1 (5.00%) SAN
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Network Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Change Control
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) HP
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) Aruba
3 8 (40.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) Exinda
4 3 (15.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) Infoblox
4 3 (15.00%) Mitel
4 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (15.00%) Siemens
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Google
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.00%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.00%) VMware