The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ProCurve products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ProCurve over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ProCurve
UK / England
Rank 575 601 586
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15  
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 10 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.029% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.055% 0.065% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
Median daily rate £410 £323 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.13% +48.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £120
% change year-on-year +8.57% +191.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.50 -

ProCurve is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18341 21404 21797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.88% 43.64% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11404 13147 12563
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 762 922
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

ProCurve
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ProCurve as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for ProCurve in England

ProCurve
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ProCurve in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ProCurve in England

ProCurve
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ProCurve in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ProCurve in England

ProCurve
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProCurve within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
South East +17 6 £410 +17.14%
North East - 3 £350 -
London +32 1 £375 +25.00% 1
ProCurve
UK

ProCurve
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for ProCurve.

1 14 (93.33%) HP
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) Palo Alto
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (33.33%) Aruba
8 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (26.67%) Wireless
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (20.00%) CCNP
9 3 (20.00%) CCNA
10 2 (13.33%) Network Security
10 2 (13.33%) Network Design
10 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (13.33%) BGP
11 1 (6.67%) Nagios
11 1 (6.67%) MPLS
11 1 (6.67%) OSPF

ProCurve
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) BGP
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (6.67%) DHCP
7 1 (6.67%) DNS
7 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.67%) IPv4
7 1 (6.67%) IPv6
7 1 (6.67%) MPLS
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) SNMP
7 1 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (6.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) VyOS
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
1 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) HP
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Palo Alto
4 5 (33.33%) Aruba
5 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Brocade
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
6 1 (6.67%) Ubiquiti
6 1 (6.67%) VMware