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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProCurve over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ProCurve
Rank 597 569 514
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -55
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 16 23 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.043% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.064% 0.096% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 23
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£301 £255 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.13% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £231 £300
% change year-on-year
+24.32% -22.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00

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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

ProCurve
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ProCurve within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProCurve within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
England -38 14 £289 -11.15% 6
London -16 8 £325 -13.33% 3
South East -15 3 £288 -28.12% 2
Huddersfield - 3 £250 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £250 -
Yorkshire - 3 £250 -
City of London -11 2 £350 +6.87%
Slough - 2 £201 -
Berkshire - 2 £201 -
Erskine - 2 £451 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £451 -
Scotland - 2 £451 -
Oxford - 1 £313 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £313 -

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 29 (93.55%) HP
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco
3 21 (67.74%) Firewall
4 15 (48.39%) Windows
5 14 (45.16%) WAN
6 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
7 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
7 12 (38.71%) VMware
8 10 (32.26%) LAN
9 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (29.03%) SAN
9 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (25.81%) vSphere
10 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (25.81%) VLAN
10 8 (25.81%) Juniper
10 8 (25.81%) DHCP
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
11 7 (22.58%) VPN
11 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
12 6 (19.35%) Finance
12 6 (19.35%) XenApp
12 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (19.35%) SCCM

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.90%) Lync
5 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) WAN
3 10 (32.26%) LAN
4 9 (29.03%) SAN
5 8 (25.81%) DHCP
5 8 (25.81%) VLAN
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (22.58%) VPN
6 7 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (19.35%) DNS
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (16.13%) OSPF
9 4 (12.90%) BGP
9 4 (12.90%) MPLS
9 4 (12.90%) Wireless
9 4 (12.90%) SNMP
9 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
9 4 (12.90%) VoIP
9 4 (12.90%) HSRP
9 4 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Technician
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.45%) iPhone
1 2 (6.45%) iPad
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.23%) PKI
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.13%) Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.45%) Android
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Phone
7 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.45%) Windows CE
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.45%) Validation
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.45%) Network Design
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
2 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.23%) Server Building
3 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.23%) Project Management
3 1 (3.23%) CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.23%) Information Security
3 1 (3.23%) Change Management
3 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) MCSE
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) Avaya Certification
4 2 (6.45%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) BS25999
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.81%) vSphere
4 6 (19.35%) XenApp
5 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
6 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (9.68%) Samba
8 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
9 1 (3.23%) vCloud
9 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.23%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) HP
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco
3 12 (38.71%) VMware
4 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Juniper
5 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
6 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat
6 5 (16.13%) Avaya
7 4 (12.90%) Citrix
7 4 (12.90%) Dell
7 4 (12.90%) Sage
7 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
7 4 (12.90%) Aruba
7 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
7 4 (12.90%) F5
7 4 (12.90%) Brocade
8 3 (9.68%) SonicWALL
8 3 (9.68%) Meru Networks
8 3 (9.68%) NetApp
9 2 (6.45%) MicroStrategy
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