The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 3PAR products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3PAR over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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 3PAR.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3PAR
Rank 172 195 203
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 20 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £323 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.48% -16.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2309 2667 2893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.55% 44.61% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1881 2035
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 105
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £23.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

3PAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3PAR across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

3PAR Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

3PAR
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3PAR across the City of London region.

3PAR Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3PAR
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3PAR across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

3PAR Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing 3PAR 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 3PAR.

1 25 (92.59%) HP
2 19 (70.37%) SAN
3 14 (51.85%) IBM
4 13 (48.15%) VMware
5 11 (40.74%) Brocade
5 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (40.74%) Cisco
5 11 (40.74%) Windows
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) LAN
6 10 (37.04%) WAN
6 10 (37.04%) vSphere
7 9 (33.33%) ITIL
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (29.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle
8 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (25.93%) UNIX
9 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
9 7 (25.93%) Citrix
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
10 6 (22.22%) CommVault

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing 3PAR 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 3PAR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) SAN
2 10 (37.04%) LAN
2 10 (37.04%) WAN
3 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (7.41%) DNS
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
6 1 (3.70%) SSL
6 1 (3.70%) SNMP
6 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) SMTP
6 1 (3.70%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Server Administrator
2 9 (33.33%) Administrator
3 6 (22.22%) DBA
3 6 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (18.52%) Storage Specialist
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Storage Specialist
4 5 (18.52%) Backup Specialist
4 5 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) SAN Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Clustering
3 5 (18.52%) CMDB
4 4 (14.81%) Thin Client
4 4 (14.81%) Fat Client
4 4 (14.81%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) UNIX
4 6 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (22.22%) Database Mirroring
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow Management
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Process Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) E-Discovery
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) C
3 4 (14.81%) Korn
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (22.22%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) NCDA
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (37.04%) vSphere
3 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (22.22%) VMware Server
4 6 (22.22%) XenApp
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.70%) NFS
7 1 (3.70%) XenServer
7 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.70%) vCloud
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (22.22%) Data Guard
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (14.81%) Tivoli
2 4 (14.81%) HP SIM
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) HP
2 14 (51.85%) IBM
3 13 (48.15%) VMware
4 11 (40.74%) Brocade
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle
7 7 (25.93%) Citrix
8 6 (22.22%) CommVault
9 5 (18.52%) NetApp
10 4 (14.81%) EMC
11 2 (7.41%) Sybase
11 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
12 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
12 1 (3.70%) Compaq
12 1 (3.70%) Dell
12 1 (3.70%) Juniper
12 1 (3.70%) Aruba
12 1 (3.70%) F5
12 1 (3.70%) AppSense