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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3PAR
Rank 472 520 472
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -48
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 84 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.057% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 14 17
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +4.82%
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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21409 20707 18382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 45.41% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12440 11590 10051
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 880 909 1100
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +12 40 £388 +25.00% 4
London +25 35 £450 +12.50% 6
East of England - 6 £550 - 6
North West - 2 - - 1
West Midlands -4 1 £213 -43.33% 3
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - - 2
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3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 130 (73.03%) HP
2 118 (66.29%) VMware
3 112 (62.92%) Windows
4 107 (60.11%) SAN
5 87 (48.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 72 (40.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (33.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (30.34%) Active Directory
8 54 (30.34%) Cisco
9 52 (29.21%) Microsoft
10 47 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (23.60%) Migration
12 41 (23.03%) Clustering
13 38 (21.35%) Linux
14 36 (20.22%) SQL
15 35 (19.66%) ITIL
15 35 (19.66%) MS Excel
15 35 (19.66%) Citrix
15 35 (19.66%) Firewall
15 35 (19.66%) Brocade
15 35 (19.66%) vSphere
16 34 (19.10%) Security Cleared
16 34 (19.10%) EMC
16 34 (19.10%) LAN
17 33 (18.54%) NetApp
17 33 (18.54%) Finance
18 30 (16.85%) MS Exchange
19 28 (15.73%) WAN
19 28 (15.73%) Hyper-V
20 27 (15.17%) DNS

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 30 (16.85%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (10.11%) SharePoint
4 15 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.06%) Lync
6 5 (2.81%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.25%) IIS
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.56%) Apache
9 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (19.66%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.06%) MS Office
3 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (60.11%) SAN
2 35 (19.66%) Firewall
3 34 (19.10%) LAN
4 28 (15.73%) WAN
5 27 (15.17%) DNS
6 20 (11.24%) NAS
7 19 (10.67%) DHCP
8 16 (8.99%) VoIP
9 14 (7.87%) TCP/IP
10 12 (6.74%) MPLS
10 12 (6.74%) Fibre Channel
10 12 (6.74%) Network Security
11 11 (6.18%) VPN
12 9 (5.06%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (5.06%) NetScaler
12 9 (5.06%) SSL
12 9 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (4.49%) iSCSI
13 8 (4.49%) LDAP
14 7 (3.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.12%) dBASE
3 2 (1.12%) Big Data
4 1 (0.56%) OLTP
General
1 33 (18.54%) Finance
2 9 (5.06%) Banking
3 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.56%) Back Office
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (14.61%) Consultant
2 21 (11.80%) Administrator
3 18 (10.11%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (8.43%) Storage Engineer
6 14 (7.87%) Network Engineer
7 12 (6.74%) Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Architect
8 10 (5.62%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.62%) Storage Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Storage Administrator
9 8 (4.49%) Server Engineer
10 7 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (3.93%) VMware Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) Wintel Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) Server Administrator
12 5 (2.81%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.69%) Web Services
2 1 (0.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.03%) Clustering
2 25 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (13.48%) Replication
4 14 (7.87%) CLARiiON
5 12 (6.74%) EMC Centera
6 9 (5.06%) Symmetrix DMX
6 9 (5.06%) Symmetrix
7 7 (3.93%) Cryptography
7 7 (3.93%) PKI
7 7 (3.93%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.81%) Celerra
9 2 (1.12%) CMDB
9 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 112 (62.92%) Windows
2 72 (40.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (33.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (21.35%) Linux
6 19 (10.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (9.55%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.06%) UNIX
9 7 (3.93%) HPUX
10 5 (2.81%) Solaris
10 5 (2.81%) CentOS
11 4 (2.25%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.25%) Windows NT
11 4 (2.25%) VMS
12 1 (0.56%) SUSE
12 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.60%) Migration
2 35 (19.66%) ITIL
3 19 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (7.30%) Incident Management
6 11 (6.18%) Project Management
6 11 (6.18%) Network Management
6 11 (6.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (6.18%) Capacity Management
7 10 (5.62%) Mentoring
7 10 (5.62%) Service Management
7 10 (5.62%) Data Migration
8 9 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (4.49%) Change Control
9 8 (4.49%) Performance Testing
9 8 (4.49%) Time Management
9 8 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.49%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.93%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.22%) SQL
2 15 (8.43%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.49%) C
4 2 (1.12%) Perl
4 2 (1.12%) Korn
5 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.56%) Java
5 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (19.10%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.55%) DV Cleared
4 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (6.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.49%) VCP4
6 8 (4.49%) MCSE
7 6 (3.37%) CCNA
7 6 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.25%) VCP5
10 3 (1.69%) MCITP
11 2 (1.12%) Degree
11 2 (1.12%) HP MASE
11 2 (1.12%) HNC
11 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.12%) CCA
11 2 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.12%) CCNP
11 2 (1.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.30%) SLA
2 8 (4.49%) JSP 440
3 7 (3.93%) QA
4 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (48.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (30.34%) Active Directory
3 35 (19.66%) vSphere
4 28 (15.73%) Hyper-V
5 16 (8.99%) VMware ESX
6 14 (7.87%) XenApp
6 14 (7.87%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (6.74%) XenDesktop
8 9 (5.06%) NFS
9 7 (3.93%) XenServer
10 6 (3.37%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (2.81%) VMware Server
11 5 (2.81%) vCloud
12 3 (1.69%) Xen
12 3 (1.69%) ISA Server
13 2 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.56%) Samba
14 1 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (8.99%) NetBackup
2 10 (5.62%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (4.49%) WhatsUp Gold
3 8 (4.49%) HP SIM
4 7 (3.93%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (3.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (2.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.81%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.81%) ARCserve
5 5 (2.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (2.25%) OpenView
6 4 (2.25%) SCCM
7 3 (1.69%) SCOM
7 3 (1.69%) Legato
7 3 (1.69%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.69%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.69%) SCSM
7 3 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.12%) Nagios
8 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 130 (73.03%) HP
2 118 (66.29%) VMware
3 54 (30.34%) Cisco
4 52 (29.21%) Microsoft
5 35 (19.66%) Citrix
5 35 (19.66%) Brocade
6 34 (19.10%) EMC
7 33 (18.54%) NetApp
8 22 (12.36%) IBM
8 22 (12.36%) Symantec
9 18 (10.11%) F5
10 17 (9.55%) Juniper
11 14 (7.87%) Red Hat
12 10 (5.62%) CheckPoint
13 8 (4.49%) McAfee
13 8 (4.49%) TippingPoint
13 8 (4.49%) Dell
14 7 (3.93%) CA
14 7 (3.93%) Altiris
15 6 (3.37%) Veeam
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