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 24 December 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 3PAR.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3PAR
Rank 187 201 199
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.015% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.034% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 - -
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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
2420 2953 2584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.29% 44.41% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 2108 1854
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 79
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.50 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) HP
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) SAN
4 8 (50.00%) Replication
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) vSphere
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
8 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (25.00%) Citrix
8 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
8 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (25.00%) IBM
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Server
8 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) Clustering
8 4 (25.00%) XenApp
8 4 (25.00%) Veeam
9 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (18.75%) Migration
9 3 (18.75%) Brocade
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco
9 3 (18.75%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) VoIP
2 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Server Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) HP Storage Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) SAN Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Storage Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Backup Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Replication
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (12.50%) CMDB
4 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
4 1 (6.25%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) vSphere
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 4 (25.00%) XenApp
5 2 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) PureDisk
2 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) HP
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Veeam
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) Brocade
5 2 (12.50%) Tandberg
5 2 (12.50%) CommVault
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Dell