The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 3PAR products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3PAR over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3PAR
England / North West
Rank 127 136 138
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 7 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.54% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 1.30% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Median daily rate £415 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.88

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1174 1621 1440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.77% 41.31% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 865 752
Median daily rate £400 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £517 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 86 111
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.60 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £47.33 £34.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

3PAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing 3PAR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

3PAR Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

3PAR
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

3PAR Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3PAR
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 7 £415 -
3PAR
England

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3PAR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for 3PAR.

1 10 (100.00%) HP
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (70.00%) Data Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (70.00%) EMC
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Brocade
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) PBX
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (30.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (30.00%) BYOD
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 3 (30.00%) PBX
3 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Storage Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Product Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) BYOD
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Data Migration
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (30.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (20.00%) Email Filtering
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) Brocade
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft