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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3PAR over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3PAR
Rank 136 138 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 24 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.062% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1562 1478 1193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.15% 45.97% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 751 567
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 99 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.03 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

3PAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3PAR across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3PAR across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

3PAR Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire - 10 £500 -
Manchester -11 8 £520 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £419 -
3PAR
England

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 30 (93.75%) HP
2 16 (50.00%) EMC
2 16 (50.00%) SAN
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco
3 14 (43.75%) VMware
4 13 (40.63%) Windows
4 13 (40.63%) Data Centre
5 11 (34.38%) Citrix
6 10 (31.25%) IBM
6 10 (31.25%) Migration
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
7 9 (28.13%) Unix
7 9 (28.13%) Linux
8 8 (25.00%) NetApp
8 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
9 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
9 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
9 7 (21.88%) LAN
9 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 6 (18.75%) Symantec
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle
10 6 (18.75%) NetScaler
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
11 5 (15.63%) SCCM
11 5 (15.63%) SCOM
11 5 (15.63%) Solaris

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) SAN
2 7 (21.88%) LAN
3 6 (18.75%) NetScaler
4 5 (15.63%) WAN
5 3 (9.38%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (6.25%) Firewall
6 2 (6.25%) NAS
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) DNS
7 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Storage Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Designer
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Designer
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Designer
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (6.25%) EMC Storage Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (12.50%) HP Storage
3 3 (9.38%) Replication
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) FlexPod
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (28.13%) Linux
3 9 (28.13%) Unix
4 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.63%) Solaris
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (9.38%) AIX
7 3 (9.38%) HPUX
8 2 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Application Discovery
3 2 (6.25%) High Availability
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.25%) Server Building
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.13%) DevOps
4 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) RHCA
2 4 (12.50%) RHCE
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) VCP4
4 1 (3.13%) VCP5
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 3 (9.38%) Xen
4 2 (6.25%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
2 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) SCOM
3 4 (12.50%) Puppet
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (12.50%) SCOrch
4 3 (9.38%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) HP
2 16 (50.00%) EMC
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco
3 14 (43.75%) VMware
4 11 (34.38%) Citrix
5 10 (31.25%) IBM
6 8 (25.00%) NetApp
7 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle
8 6 (18.75%) Symantec
9 3 (9.38%) Brocade
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.25%) Altiris
10 2 (6.25%) Sun
10 2 (6.25%) Veritas
11 1 (3.13%) AppSense
11 1 (3.13%) Mitel