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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3PAR
Rank 153 158 134
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.085% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.39% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £310 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00
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
1628 1809 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.92% 40.33% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 1041 814
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 90 103
Median hourly rate £20.73 £16.84 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.09% -6.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.02 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 September 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
Manchester -1 3 £310 -34.73% 2
3PAR
England

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) PBX
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (60.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (60.00%) BYOD
4 2 (40.00%) Email Filtering
4 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
4 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (40.00%) Migration

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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Migration Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) BYOD
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (60.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (40.00%) Email Filtering
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) IBM