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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3PAR
Rank 162 143 121
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -22
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 2 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.47% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £438 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.25% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £265 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £401 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.96% -1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
3PAR
England

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
1695 1691 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.09% 45.64% 41.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 858 643
Median daily rate £400 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 108 89
Median hourly rate £20.39 £18.88 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% +4.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £35.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire -3 2 £438 +35.24%
3PAR
England

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 (71.43%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) EMC
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
5 4 (28.57%) vRealize
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) NAS
5 4 (28.57%) vSphere
5 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
6 3 (21.43%) Symantec
6 3 (21.43%) Sun
6 3 (21.43%) Solaris
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) NAS
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Designer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (7.14%) Migration Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Security Designer
2 1 (7.14%) Storage Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (14.29%) HP Storage
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) FlexPod
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) RHCA
1 2 (14.29%) RHCE
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) vRealize
2 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) EMC
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) NetApp
5 3 (21.43%) Sun
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (7.14%) Veritas