The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 3PAR products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3PAR over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3PAR
Rank 223 232 241
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 30 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.059% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.13% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 2
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£388 £276 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.65% -21.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £318 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4611 3994 4338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.66% 47.23% 49.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2040 1950
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.46% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 238 338
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -17.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

3PAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3PAR across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

3PAR Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

3PAR
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

3PAR Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3PAR
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3PAR across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

3PAR Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

3PAR
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
Hampshire - 17 £375 -
Berkshire - 4 £400 - 1
East Sussex - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -12 2 - -
Surrey -10 1 £225 -10.00% 1
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Kent - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
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3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 55 (88.71%) HP
2 43 (69.35%) SAN
3 42 (67.74%) VMware
4 33 (53.23%) Windows
5 27 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (38.71%) LAN
7 23 (37.10%) Cisco
8 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (33.87%) Brocade
10 19 (30.65%) WAN
11 18 (29.03%) NetApp
11 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (27.42%) Active Directory
13 16 (25.81%) ITIL
13 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
14 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
14 14 (22.58%) IBM
14 14 (22.58%) Citrix
14 14 (22.58%) Juniper
15 13 (20.97%) Clustering
16 12 (19.35%) Replication
16 12 (19.35%) Firewall
16 12 (19.35%) EMC
16 12 (19.35%) Symantec
16 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
17 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
18 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
18 10 (16.13%) SLA

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (11.29%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.23%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (69.35%) SAN
2 24 (38.71%) LAN
3 19 (30.65%) WAN
4 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
5 12 (19.35%) Firewall
6 9 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (14.52%) Network Security
6 9 (14.52%) DHCP
6 9 (14.52%) DNS
7 8 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (11.29%) SMTP
9 6 (9.68%) OSPF
9 6 (9.68%) VLAN
9 6 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (8.06%) LDAP
11 3 (4.84%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (4.84%) IPsec
11 3 (4.84%) VPN
11 3 (4.84%) SSL
12 2 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) International Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Administrator
2 10 (16.13%) Storage Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Network Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Consultant
4 8 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.29%) Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Storage Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Storage Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Design Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.84%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planner
10 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Server Specialist
10 2 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Clustering
2 12 (19.35%) Replication
3 7 (11.29%) EMC Centera
4 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.06%) PKI
6 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
8 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
8 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
8 2 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.61%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Windows
2 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (14.52%) Linux
7 7 (11.29%) AIX
8 4 (6.45%) Solaris
8 4 (6.45%) UNIX
9 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) ITIL
2 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (16.13%) Network Management
3 9 (14.52%) Incident Management
3 9 (14.52%) Service Management
4 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.29%) Time Management
5 7 (11.29%) Business Continuity
6 6 (9.68%) Migration
6 6 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.06%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (8.06%) Project Management
8 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.45%) ITSM
9 3 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.84%) Change Control
9 3 (4.84%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.84%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
1 4 (6.45%) Korn
1 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.84%) VBScript
3 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) CCNA
3 9 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (12.90%) DV Cleared
5 7 (11.29%) CCNP
6 2 (3.23%) HNC
6 2 (3.23%) MCSE
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.23%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) SLA
2 5 (8.06%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (27.42%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.13%) XenDesktop
4 9 (14.52%) vSphere
5 7 (11.29%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.45%) XenApp
7 3 (4.84%) ISA Server
8 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.61%) vCloud
9 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) NetBackup
1 7 (11.29%) ARCserve
2 4 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.84%) HP SIM
3 3 (4.84%) SCOM
4 2 (3.23%) Nagios
4 2 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.61%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 55 (88.71%) HP
2 42 (67.74%) VMware
3 23 (37.10%) Cisco
4 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 21 (33.87%) Brocade
6 18 (29.03%) NetApp
7 14 (22.58%) IBM
7 14 (22.58%) Citrix
7 14 (22.58%) Juniper
8 12 (19.35%) EMC
8 12 (19.35%) Symantec
9 9 (14.52%) CA
10 8 (12.90%) Altiris
11 7 (11.29%) Hitachi
12 6 (9.68%) Oracle
12 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
13 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat
13 3 (4.84%) IronPort
13 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
13 3 (4.84%) Websense