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 28 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ProCurve
Rank 581 557 551
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 19 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.046% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% 0.10% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 15
Average daily rate
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£280 £310 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £150 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £363 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £203 £400
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -49.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.60 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.88% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 - £22.50

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
25756 23945 24354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 46.26% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15204 13647 12559
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £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 1263 1170 1383
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.96 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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 -56 16 £263 -15.32% 9
South West - 5 £250 - 1
London -1 4 £191 -38.38% 3
South East -29 4 £335 +123.50% 3
Yorkshire -5 3 - -
Scotland -8 3 £305 -15.27% 1
Hampshire -20 3 £335 -
Street - 2 £250 -
Somerset - 2 £250 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
West Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Swansea - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
King's Lynn - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 42 (95.45%) HP
2 30 (68.18%) Firewall
3 29 (65.91%) Cisco
4 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (40.91%) Windows
6 17 (38.64%) CCNP
7 15 (34.09%) VMware
8 13 (29.55%) Wireless
8 13 (29.55%) LAN
8 13 (29.55%) WAN
8 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
9 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 10 (22.73%) Juniper
10 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (20.45%) CCNA
11 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
11 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
12 8 (18.18%) Linux
12 8 (18.18%) SAN
12 8 (18.18%) OSPF
12 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
12 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (18.18%) F5
13 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
13 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
14 6 (13.64%) DNS
14 6 (13.64%) DHCP
14 6 (13.64%) ITIL

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (68.18%) Firewall
2 13 (29.55%) Wireless
2 13 (29.55%) LAN
2 13 (29.55%) WAN
3 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (18.18%) SAN
4 8 (18.18%) OSPF
5 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
6 6 (13.64%) DNS
6 6 (13.64%) DHCP
6 6 (13.64%) BGP
6 6 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (11.36%) VoIP
7 5 (11.36%) VPN
7 5 (11.36%) IPsec
7 5 (11.36%) IP Telephony
7 5 (11.36%) VLAN
8 4 (9.09%) Multicast
9 3 (6.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) German Language
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (9.09%) Designer
4 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Network Support
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
1 3 (6.82%) e-Health
2 2 (4.55%) CCTV
2 2 (4.55%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (18.18%) Linux
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.82%) Android
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX
8 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) ITIL
1 6 (13.64%) Network Management
2 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.09%) DoDAF
3 4 (9.09%) MODAF
3 4 (9.09%) SysML
3 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 4 (9.09%) SSADM
3 4 (9.09%) UML
3 4 (9.09%) Change Control
3 4 (9.09%) ArchiMate
3 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
5 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.55%) Security Management
5 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.55%) Software Licensing
5 2 (4.55%) Time Management
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (38.64%) CCNP
3 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
4 9 (20.45%) CCNA
5 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) JNCIS
6 4 (9.09%) CCSP
6 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.55%) MCSE
9 1 (2.27%) CCA
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.27%) CCIE
9 1 (2.27%) CCDP
9 1 (2.27%) MCSA
9 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.36%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) Firmware
5 2 (4.55%) Kerio MailServer
5 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) XenApp
6 1 (2.27%) XenServer
6 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.27%) Xen
6 1 (2.27%) UAG
6 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) FreeIPA
3 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.27%) OpenView
3 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.27%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) HP
2 29 (65.91%) Cisco
3 15 (34.09%) VMware
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.73%) Juniper
6 8 (18.18%) F5
7 5 (11.36%) McAfee
7 5 (11.36%) Mitel
8 4 (9.09%) Brocade
8 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 4 (9.09%) Citrix
9 3 (6.82%) Fortinet
9 3 (6.82%) SonicWALL
9 3 (6.82%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.82%) CA
9 3 (6.82%) BT
10 2 (4.55%) NEC
10 2 (4.55%) SAP
10 2 (4.55%) Symantec
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