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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ProCurve
Rank 569 534 515
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -19
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 14 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.039% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.060% 0.086% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 18
Average daily rate
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£190 £230 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £166 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £344 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £186 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.77% -46.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50

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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 28 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 30 January 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 -20 14 £190 -24.00% 6
London -13 4 £275 -11.29% 3
Yorkshire - 3 £120 - 1
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
Wales - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
West Wales - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Snodland - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Swansea - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Stirlingshire - - - -

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (93.75%) HP
2 19 (59.38%) Cisco
3 18 (56.25%) Firewall
4 16 (50.00%) Windows
5 15 (46.88%) VMware
6 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (34.38%) LAN
7 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) CCNP
9 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
9 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
10 8 (25.00%) DHCP
10 8 (25.00%) CCNA
10 8 (25.00%) DNS
10 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
11 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (21.88%) WAN
11 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 7 (21.88%) OSPF
12 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (18.75%) MCSE
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (18.75%) vSphere

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Google Apps
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) LAN
3 8 (25.00%) DHCP
3 8 (25.00%) DNS
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (21.88%) WAN
4 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
4 7 (21.88%) OSPF
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (15.63%) Wireless
6 5 (15.63%) SAN
7 4 (12.50%) VoIP
7 4 (12.50%) LDAP
7 4 (12.50%) VLAN
7 4 (12.50%) Network Security
8 3 (9.38%) IPsec
8 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
8 3 (9.38%) RIP
8 3 (9.38%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Network Support
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
1 3 (9.38%) e-Health
2 2 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.25%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.13%) CCTV
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
7 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (6.25%) Android
7 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Network Management
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Software Licensing
3 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Security Management
3 2 (6.25%) Fault Management
3 2 (6.25%) Time Management
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) DoDAF
4 1 (3.13%) MODAF
4 1 (3.13%) SysML
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.13%) SSADM
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) UML
4 1 (3.13%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) CCNP
4 8 (25.00%) CCNA
4 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (18.75%) MCSE
6 5 (15.63%) CCSP
6 5 (15.63%) CCA
6 5 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
3 6 (18.75%) vSphere
4 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.63%) XenApp
4 5 (15.63%) Xen
5 4 (12.50%) Firmware
6 2 (6.25%) Kerio MailServer
7 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (6.25%) FreeIPA
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView
3 1 (3.13%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) HP
2 19 (59.38%) Cisco
3 15 (46.88%) VMware
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.38%) SonicWALL
7 3 (9.38%) Mitel
7 3 (9.38%) McAfee
7 3 (9.38%) CA
7 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
8 2 (6.25%) F5
8 2 (6.25%) Kerio
8 2 (6.25%) Apple
8 2 (6.25%) Juniper
8 2 (6.25%) SAP
8 2 (6.25%) BT
8 2 (6.25%) NEC
8 2 (6.25%) Infor
8 2 (6.25%) Google
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