The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ProCurve
Rank 560 533 561
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +28
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 30 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.078% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.17% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £215 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £44.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +125.64%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25070 24077 26885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.89% 47.08% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13892 13098 13619
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1074 1184 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 1 August 2014.

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 30 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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 28 £300 - 5
London +4 10 £315 -3.07% 1
South West -28 6 £300 -33.33%
City of London +30 4 £255 -32.00% 1
South East -9 4 £325 +8.33% 2
East Midlands -1 2 £388 +12.31%
East of England -16 2 £190 -52.50%
Yorkshire -3 1 £210 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £210 - 1
Leeds - 1 £210 - 1
Leicester - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Andover - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) HP
2 36 (76.60%) Firewall
3 33 (70.21%) Cisco
4 26 (55.32%) WAN
4 26 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (48.94%) Juniper
6 22 (46.81%) CCNP
7 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
7 17 (36.17%) F5
8 15 (31.91%) Windows
9 14 (29.79%) Financial Institution
9 14 (29.79%) Wireless
9 14 (29.79%) Finance
9 14 (29.79%) Blue Coat
9 14 (29.79%) JNCIS
9 14 (29.79%) Change Control
9 14 (29.79%) Multicast
10 12 (25.53%) Problem Management
10 12 (25.53%) Service Delivery
10 12 (25.53%) NetScreen
10 12 (25.53%) McAfee
10 12 (25.53%) VPN
11 11 (23.40%) LAN
11 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (23.40%) VMware
12 10 (21.28%) ITIL
13 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
13 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
13 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
14 8 (17.02%) CCNA

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 36 (76.60%) Firewall
2 26 (55.32%) WAN
3 14 (29.79%) Wireless
3 14 (29.79%) Multicast
4 12 (25.53%) NetScreen
4 12 (25.53%) VPN
5 11 (23.40%) LAN
6 8 (17.02%) MPLS
7 7 (14.89%) SAN
7 7 (14.89%) ADSL
7 7 (14.89%) VoIP
8 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (12.77%) IP Telephony
8 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
9 5 (10.64%) BGP
10 4 (8.51%) SNMP
11 3 (6.38%) WLAN
12 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (4.26%) IPsec
12 2 (4.26%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (29.79%) Financial Institution
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) German Language
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Network Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Designer
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (4.26%) Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) IP Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Security Support Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 1 (2.13%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) CCTV
2 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.64%) Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Android
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.13%) UNIX
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Change Control
2 12 (25.53%) Problem Management
2 12 (25.53%) Service Delivery
3 10 (21.28%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) Project Management
4 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.38%) ArchiMate
5 3 (6.38%) UML
5 3 (6.38%) SSADM
5 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.38%) Information Security
5 3 (6.38%) DoDAF
5 3 (6.38%) MODAF
5 3 (6.38%) SysML
6 2 (4.26%) Network Design
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
7 1 (2.13%) Information Security Management
7 1 (2.13%) Security Management
7 1 (2.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (46.81%) CCNP
3 14 (29.79%) JNCIS
4 8 (17.02%) CCNA
5 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (12.77%) MCSE
7 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.26%) JNCIA
9 2 (4.26%) CCDP
10 1 (2.13%) CCIE
10 1 (2.13%) CCIP
10 1 (2.13%) MCSA
10 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
10 1 (2.13%) MCITP
10 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) vSphere
4 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.26%) UAG
5 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) HP
2 33 (70.21%) Cisco
3 23 (48.94%) Juniper
4 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.17%) F5
5 14 (29.79%) Blue Coat
6 12 (25.53%) McAfee
7 11 (23.40%) VMware
8 6 (12.77%) Avaya
9 5 (10.64%) Riverbed
9 5 (10.64%) Symantec
10 4 (8.51%) Mitel
10 4 (8.51%) Citrix
11 3 (6.38%) Dell
11 3 (6.38%) Brocade
12 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
12 2 (4.26%) EMC
12 2 (4.26%) Meraki
13 1 (2.13%) Remedy
13 1 (2.13%) NetApp
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £280 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago