Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 17 November 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.

ProCurve
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 875 847
Rank change year-on-year +9 -28 +2
Contract jobs citing ProCurve 12 19 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.018% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.040% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 32
UK median daily rate £225 £313 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +83.82% -33.33%
10th Percentile £211 £260 £152
90th Percentile £289 £421 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £360 £170
% change year-on-year -37.50% +111.76% -36.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
UK median hourly rate £15.73 - £16.25
10th Percentile £15.23 - £10.13
90th Percentile £16.23 - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 - £15.00

ProCurve is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43891 48012 49887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.69% 45.31% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27261 29317 29425
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1471 1723 2124
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.69% +6.03%

ProCurve
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ProCurve as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ProCurve in the UK

ProCurve
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ProCurve in the UK

ProCurve
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ProCurve in the UK

ProCurve
Top 9 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 12 £225 -28.00% 1
UK excluding London +26 7 £225 -37.50% 1
London -5 5 £283 +4.63%
Midlands +30 3 £225 -52.63%
East Midlands - 3 £225 -
North of England +63 2 - - 1
East of England -21 2 - -
North West +23 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) HP
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (41.67%) Aruba
5 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
6 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (16.67%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) SNMP
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
7 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless

ProCurve
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
1 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) VLAN
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Aruba
4 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Intel
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (8.33%) Sophos
6 1 (8.33%) VMware