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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ProCurve
Rank 612 631 617
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 8 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.047% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.11% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 8
Median daily rate £323 £170 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.70% -43.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £150 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £275 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £170 £324
% change year-on-year
+120.58% -47.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £37.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 £37.60
% change year-on-year
- -48.13%

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
22565 23604 25693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.62% 42.64% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13780 13868 15120
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 976 1239
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ProCurve within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

ProCurve Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 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 3 December 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 -9 7 £323 +89.70% 6
London - 4 £270 - 3
Hampshire +26 3 £375 +31.57%
South East +20 3 £375 +120.58% 2

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 15 (93.75%) HP
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Aruba
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 4 (25.00%) CCNP
5 4 (25.00%) CCNA
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) Replication
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) LAN
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared

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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) GLBP
5 1 (6.25%) HSRP
5 1 (6.25%) Junos
5 1 (6.25%) Multicast
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) Server Building
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) MCTS
5 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) HP
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Aruba
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (6.25%) arcserve
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Draytek
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Mitel
7 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
7 1 (6.25%) Sophos
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (6.25%) Veeam
7 1 (6.25%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
7 1 (6.25%) ZyXEL