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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ProCurve
UK
Rank 592 619 599
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 2 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.019% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.045% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Median daily rate £393 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £296 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £370 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £335 £155
% change year-on-year
+22.38% +116.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £24.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.25 -

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
20200 22429 23591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.54% 43.13% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12524 13422 13583
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 838 962
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +21.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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
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 4 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +36 2 £393 +20.76% 3
London +23 1 £375 +15.38% 1
South East +18 1 £410 +17.14%
Hampshire +8 1 £410 +17.14%

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) Palo Alto
4 4 (33.33%) Aruba
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (8.33%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (8.33%) BGP
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (8.33%) SaaS
7 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (8.33%) GLBP
5 1 (8.33%) HSRP
5 1 (8.33%) Junos
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) Multicast
5 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Presales
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Palo Alto
4 4 (33.33%) Aruba
5 1 (8.33%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds