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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ProCurve
Rank 585 548 521
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -27
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 23 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.041% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.092% 0.088% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 18
Average daily rate
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£275 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £150 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £330 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £176 £350
% change year-on-year
+62.41% -49.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.60 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 - -

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
25061 23943 23772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.31% 46.33% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14926 13599 12338
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1125 1406
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 £38.95 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -24 22 £275 -10.56% 7
South West - 7 £250 -
London +15 5 £275 -11.29% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £190 - 2
South East -38 3 £335 +123.50%
South Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Hampshire - 3 £335 -
Street - 2 £250 -
Somerset - 2 £250 -
Scotland -10 1 - - 1
West Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Swansea - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Stirlingshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Kent - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
Edgware - - - -
King's Lynn - - - -
Manchester - - - -

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 48 (96.00%) HP
2 32 (64.00%) Firewall
3 30 (60.00%) Cisco
4 22 (44.00%) Windows
4 22 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (36.00%) CCNP
5 18 (36.00%) VMware
6 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.00%) LAN
7 14 (28.00%) WAN
7 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (26.00%) Wireless
9 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
9 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
10 11 (22.00%) Juniper
10 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (20.00%) CCNA
11 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 9 (18.00%) Linux
12 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (18.00%) F5
13 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
13 8 (16.00%) DHCP
13 8 (16.00%) DNS
13 8 (16.00%) SAN
13 8 (16.00%) OSPF

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Google Apps
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (64.00%) Firewall
2 14 (28.00%) LAN
2 14 (28.00%) WAN
3 13 (26.00%) Wireless
4 10 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (16.00%) DHCP
5 8 (16.00%) DNS
5 8 (16.00%) SAN
5 8 (16.00%) OSPF
6 7 (14.00%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (12.00%) BGP
7 6 (12.00%) VoIP
8 5 (10.00%) VPN
8 5 (10.00%) VLAN
8 5 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 5 (10.00%) IPsec
8 5 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (8.00%) Network Security
9 4 (8.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Designer
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Network Support
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (6.00%) e-Health
2 2 (4.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (4.00%) CCTV
2 2 (4.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.00%) Linux
5 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.00%) Android
9 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.00%) UNIX
10 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) Network Management
2 5 (10.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.00%) ArchiMate
3 4 (8.00%) Change Control
3 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (8.00%) DoDAF
3 4 (8.00%) MODAF
3 4 (8.00%) SysML
3 4 (8.00%) Migration
3 4 (8.00%) UML
3 4 (8.00%) SSADM
4 3 (6.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.00%) Time Management
5 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.00%) Fault Management
5 2 (4.00%) Software Licensing
5 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (36.00%) CCNP
3 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (20.00%) CCNA
5 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (10.00%) MCSE
7 5 (10.00%) CCSP
7 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (8.00%) JNCIS
8 4 (8.00%) CCA
8 4 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.00%) MCSA
9 1 (2.00%) CCIE
9 1 (2.00%) CCDP
9 1 (2.00%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.00%) vSphere
4 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.00%) XenApp
5 4 (8.00%) Xen
5 4 (8.00%) Firmware
6 2 (4.00%) Kerio MailServer
6 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.00%) UAG
7 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (4.00%) FreeIPA
2 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.00%) Nagios
2 2 (4.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.00%) OpenView
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
3 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) HP
2 30 (60.00%) Cisco
3 18 (36.00%) VMware
4 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (22.00%) Juniper
6 9 (18.00%) F5
7 6 (12.00%) McAfee
7 6 (12.00%) Citrix
8 5 (10.00%) Mitel
8 5 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.00%) Brocade
9 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.00%) CA
10 3 (6.00%) BT
10 3 (6.00%) Fortinet
10 3 (6.00%) SonicWALL
10 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
11 2 (4.00%) Infor
11 2 (4.00%) Kerio
11 2 (4.00%) Google
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