The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 3PAR products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3PAR over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3PAR
Rank 491 521 543
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +22
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 87 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.085% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 16 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.18% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23217 22460 24593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.12% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13315 12783 12897
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £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 1018 1030 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

3PAR
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

3PAR Jobs Demand Trend in England

3PAR
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

3PAR Daily Rate Trend in England

3PAR
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3PAR across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

3PAR Daily Rate Histogram in England

3PAR
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

3PAR Hourly Rate Trend in England

3PAR
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East +19 32 £324 - 4
London +8 23 £400 -5.88% 4
South West -25 8 - - 1
East of England -27 7 £265 -37.64% 2
North West - 6 - - 1
West Midlands - 4 £500 -
Yorkshire +7 3 £450 +18.42%
East Midlands - - - -
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3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 132 (88.59%) HP
2 93 (62.42%) Windows
2 93 (62.42%) SAN
3 85 (57.05%) VMware
4 66 (44.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (40.27%) Cisco
6 51 (34.23%) Active Directory
7 49 (32.89%) Microsoft
8 45 (30.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (30.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (28.19%) vSphere
10 40 (26.85%) Firewall
11 36 (24.16%) ITIL
12 35 (23.49%) Brocade
13 32 (21.48%) Security Cleared
13 32 (21.48%) Symantec
14 31 (20.81%) EMC
14 31 (20.81%) LAN
15 30 (20.13%) NetBackup
16 29 (19.46%) MS Exchange
17 28 (18.79%) WAN
17 28 (18.79%) NetApp
18 27 (18.12%) Citrix
19 24 (16.11%) IBM
20 23 (15.44%) Hyper-V
21 22 (14.77%) Finance
21 22 (14.77%) Linux
22 21 (14.09%) Service Management
22 21 (14.09%) Exchange Server 2010
23 20 (13.42%) Windows Server 2012

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 29 (19.46%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (12.08%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.03%) IIS
5 6 (4.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.34%) Lync
7 2 (1.34%) CICS
7 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (13.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) MS Project
3 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.34%) SaaS
2 2 (1.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (62.42%) SAN
2 40 (26.85%) Firewall
3 31 (20.81%) LAN
4 28 (18.79%) WAN
5 20 (13.42%) DNS
6 17 (11.41%) DHCP
7 16 (10.74%) VPN
8 14 (9.40%) Network Security
8 14 (9.40%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (8.05%) MPLS
10 11 (7.38%) TCP/IP
10 11 (7.38%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (7.38%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (6.71%) VoIP
12 9 (6.04%) SSL
12 9 (6.04%) VLAN
13 8 (5.37%) OSPF
14 7 (4.70%) Wireless
14 7 (4.70%) IPsec
15 5 (3.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) ProC
General
1 22 (14.77%) Finance
2 17 (11.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.68%) Banking
4 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.34%) Local Government
5 1 (0.67%) International Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (16.78%) Storage Administrator
2 24 (16.11%) Consultant
2 24 (16.11%) Administrator
3 23 (15.44%) Architect
4 21 (14.09%) Analyst
5 14 (9.40%) Network Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (6.71%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) Storage Consultant
8 9 (6.04%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.37%) Storage Architect
10 7 (4.70%) Server Administrator
11 6 (4.03%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (3.36%) Storage Analyst
12 5 (3.36%) Server Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) Technical Architect
13 4 (2.68%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.68%) Web Services
2 2 (1.34%) .NET
2 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.07%) Replication
2 13 (8.72%) Clustering
3 10 (6.71%) CLARiiON
4 8 (5.37%) EMC Centera
5 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.36%) Celerra
5 5 (3.36%) EqualLogic
5 5 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.68%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.68%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.01%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.34%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.34%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.67%) Handset
9 1 (0.67%) NHS
9 1 (0.67%) Firmware
9 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 93 (62.42%) Windows
2 66 (44.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (30.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (14.77%) Linux
5 20 (13.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (13.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (8.05%) UNIX
7 8 (5.37%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.70%) AIX
8 7 (4.70%) Solaris
9 1 (0.67%) VMS
9 1 (0.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.16%) ITIL
2 21 (14.09%) Service Management
3 16 (10.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (8.72%) Service Delivery
5 11 (7.38%) Incident Management
5 11 (7.38%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (7.38%) Network Management
6 10 (6.71%) Capacity Management
7 9 (6.04%) Migration
8 8 (5.37%) Time Management
9 7 (4.70%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (4.03%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.03%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.36%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.36%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (3.36%) Low Latency
12 4 (2.68%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (2.68%) Network Design
12 4 (2.68%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.07%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.05%) SQL
3 8 (5.37%) Perl
4 3 (2.01%) VBScript
4 3 (2.01%) Python
4 3 (2.01%) Ruby
4 3 (2.01%) Korn
5 2 (1.34%) VB
5 2 (1.34%) C
6 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (21.48%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.42%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (9.40%) CCNA
4 14 (9.40%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (4.70%) MCSE
5 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.70%) CCNP
6 6 (4.03%) VCP4
6 6 (4.03%) VCP5
7 5 (3.36%) CCA
7 5 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.34%) HP MASE
8 2 (1.34%) MCITP
9 1 (0.67%) Degree
9 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.67%) CCIE
9 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.67%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) SLA
2 9 (6.04%) QA
3 6 (4.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.68%) JSP 440
System Software
1 51 (34.23%) Active Directory
2 45 (30.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (28.19%) vSphere
4 23 (15.44%) Hyper-V
5 17 (11.41%) XenApp
6 12 (8.05%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.37%) VMware Server
7 8 (5.37%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (4.70%) XenDesktop
9 6 (4.03%) ISA Server
10 5 (3.36%) XenServer
11 4 (2.68%) VMware ESX
12 3 (2.01%) vCloud
13 2 (1.34%) Brightmail
13 2 (1.34%) SRDF
13 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (20.13%) NetBackup
2 10 (6.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (6.04%) SCOM
3 9 (6.04%) HP Data Protector
3 9 (6.04%) HP SIM
3 9 (6.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (5.37%) SCCM
5 7 (4.70%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.36%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.68%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.68%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (2.68%) SCSM
8 3 (2.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.01%) ARCserve
8 3 (2.01%) AppManager
9 2 (1.34%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.34%) EMC TimeFinder
9 2 (1.34%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 132 (88.59%) HP
2 85 (57.05%) VMware
3 60 (40.27%) Cisco
4 49 (32.89%) Microsoft
5 35 (23.49%) Brocade
6 32 (21.48%) Symantec
7 31 (20.81%) EMC
8 28 (18.79%) NetApp
9 27 (18.12%) Citrix
10 24 (16.11%) IBM
11 20 (13.42%) Oracle
12 14 (9.40%) Juniper
13 9 (6.04%) Dell
14 8 (5.37%) CheckPoint
15 7 (4.70%) StorageTek
15 7 (4.70%) Hitachi
15 7 (4.70%) Avaya
15 7 (4.70%) SolarWinds
15 7 (4.70%) F5
16 6 (4.03%) CommVault
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