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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ProCurve
Rank 584 546 591
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +45
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 28 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.076% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.16% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £258 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £383 £280
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +36.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +121.68%

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -16 25 £300 -7.69% 6
London +11 8 £375 +15.38% 2
South West -40 7 £300 -
City of London +31 4 - - 1
East Midlands +3 2 £388 +1.30%
South East -1 2 - - 2
East of England -22 2 £190 -52.50%
Yorkshire 0 1 £210 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £210 -
Leeds - 1 £210 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Leicester - - - -
South Wales - - - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Street - - - -
Swansea - - - - 4
Watford - - - -
Andover - - - -

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (100.00%) HP
2 38 (80.85%) Firewall
3 33 (70.21%) Cisco
4 27 (57.45%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (48.94%) WAN
6 22 (46.81%) Juniper
7 20 (42.55%) CCNP
8 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
9 16 (34.04%) F5
10 13 (27.66%) Windows
10 13 (27.66%) VMware
11 12 (25.53%) Blue Coat
11 12 (25.53%) Financial Institution
11 12 (25.53%) Wireless
11 12 (25.53%) Finance
11 12 (25.53%) JNCIS
11 12 (25.53%) LAN
11 12 (25.53%) Change Control
11 12 (25.53%) Multicast
12 11 (23.40%) ITIL
12 11 (23.40%) Problem Management
13 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
13 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
13 10 (21.28%) VPN
13 10 (21.28%) CCNA
13 10 (21.28%) McAfee
13 10 (21.28%) NetScreen
14 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
14 9 (19.15%) SAN
14 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 38 (80.85%) Firewall
2 23 (48.94%) WAN
3 12 (25.53%) Wireless
3 12 (25.53%) LAN
3 12 (25.53%) Multicast
4 10 (21.28%) VPN
4 10 (21.28%) NetScreen
5 9 (19.15%) SAN
6 7 (14.89%) VoIP
7 6 (12.77%) IP Telephony
8 5 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (10.64%) MPLS
8 5 (10.64%) BGP
8 5 (10.64%) ADSL
8 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.51%) WLAN
10 3 (6.38%) DHCP
10 3 (6.38%) DNS
11 2 (4.26%) Junos
11 2 (4.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (25.53%) Financial Institution
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Legal
4 2 (4.26%) German Language
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Network Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Designer
6 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (8.51%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Network Support
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Server Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Systems Support Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Network Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) CCTV
2 1 (2.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.26%) Android
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.13%) UNIX
6 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Change Control
2 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Problem Management
3 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (8.51%) ArchiMate
4 4 (8.51%) SSADM
4 4 (8.51%) UML
4 4 (8.51%) Project Management
4 4 (8.51%) DoDAF
4 4 (8.51%) MODAF
4 4 (8.51%) SysML
4 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) Network Design
6 1 (2.13%) Information Security
6 1 (2.13%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.13%) Security Management
6 1 (2.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (42.55%) CCNP
3 12 (25.53%) JNCIS
4 10 (21.28%) CCNA
5 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
5 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (14.89%) MCSE
7 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.26%) CCDP
9 2 (4.26%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
10 1 (2.13%) MCITP
10 1 (2.13%) MCSA
10 1 (2.13%) CCIE
10 1 (2.13%) CCSP
10 1 (2.13%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) vSphere
3 3 (6.38%) UAG
4 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) WSUS
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) HP
2 33 (70.21%) Cisco
3 22 (46.81%) Juniper
4 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
5 16 (34.04%) F5
6 13 (27.66%) VMware
7 12 (25.53%) Blue Coat
8 10 (21.28%) McAfee
9 6 (12.77%) Avaya
10 5 (10.64%) Symantec
11 4 (8.51%) Riverbed
11 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
11 4 (8.51%) Citrix
11 4 (8.51%) Brocade
11 4 (8.51%) Mitel
12 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
12 3 (6.38%) Dell
13 2 (4.26%) EMC
13 2 (4.26%) NetApp
14 1 (2.13%) BT
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