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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ProCurve
Rank 644 632 612
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 11 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.038% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.089% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 11
Median daily rate £343 £213 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.17% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £154 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £170 £300
% change year-on-year
+101.47% -43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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
24044 24752 26246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.80% 43.26% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14682 14636 14796
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1078 1181
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 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 17 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 26 September 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 +2 10 £343 +11.20% 1
South East +14 3 £368 +54.73% 1
London -10 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £368 -
North West +16 1 £300 +76.47%
South West +12 1 £325 -
East of England +9 1 £275 -
Hertfordshire 0 1 £275 -
West Midlands -29 1 £475 +72.72%
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
Shropshire - 1 £475 -
Watford - 1 £275 -
Telford - 1 £475 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
West Sussex - 1 - -

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 17 (94.44%) HP
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) Juniper
5 7 (38.89%) WAN
5 7 (38.89%) Aruba
6 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (27.78%) BGP
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Migration
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) HSRP
7 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (27.78%) Multicast
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
8 4 (22.22%) GLBP
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) Junos
8 4 (22.22%) Change Control
8 4 (22.22%) Network Design
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (22.22%) Network Security
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) Financial Institution
9 3 (16.67%) Wireless
9 3 (16.67%) VMware
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (27.78%) BGP
4 5 (27.78%) HSRP
4 5 (27.78%) Multicast
4 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (22.22%) GLBP
5 4 (22.22%) Junos
5 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 4 (22.22%) Network Security
6 3 (16.67%) Wireless
7 2 (11.11%) LAN
8 1 (5.56%) DHCP
8 1 (5.56%) DNS
8 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.56%) VoIP
8 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Support
5 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Change Control
2 4 (22.22%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Presales
3 1 (5.56%) Server Building
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) MCITP
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) HP
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Juniper
4 7 (38.89%) Aruba
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (11.11%) Dell
7 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 2 (11.11%) Symantec
7 2 (11.11%) Veeam
8 1 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.56%) F5
8 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.56%) Google
8 1 (5.56%) Meru Networks
8 1 (5.56%) Mitel
8 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
8 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard
8 1 (5.56%) ZyXEL