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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3PAR
Rank 137 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.30% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £348 £390
% change year-on-year
-10.56% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1691 1274 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.88% 42.48% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 642 488
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 88 92
Average hourly rate £19.82 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £35.98 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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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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
Manchester -9 3 £313 -10.71% 1
Lancashire +5 2 £451 +92.94%
Merseyside - 2 £270 -
Cheshire -4 1 £324 -55.60%
3PAR
England

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Brocade
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) NetApp
6 4 (40.00%) Symantec
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) IBM
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (30.00%) XenApp
8 2 (20.00%) XenServer
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (20.00%) VCP4
8 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (20.00%) VCP5
8 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
8 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
8 2 (20.00%) Server Building
8 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (20.00%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Server Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Server Support Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Architect
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) VCP4
2 2 (20.00%) VCP5
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Brocade
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) AppSense
5 2 (20.00%) Altiris
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) Veritas