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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3PAR
Rank 215 226 249
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 33 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.069% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.14% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 1
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£323 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.18% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
4373 4271 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.07% 48.83% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2269 2161 2121
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 263 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 18 £310 -
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £400 - 1
Surrey - 3 - - 3
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
3PAR
England

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (83.72%) HP
2 32 (74.42%) SAN
3 27 (62.79%) VMware
4 24 (55.81%) Windows
5 21 (48.84%) Cisco
6 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
7 17 (39.53%) LAN
8 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
9 15 (34.88%) Brocade
10 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
10 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (32.56%) WAN
10 14 (32.56%) NetApp
10 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (27.91%) Firewall
11 12 (27.91%) IBM
12 11 (25.58%) ITIL
12 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (23.26%) Network Security
13 10 (23.26%) Service Management
13 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
13 10 (23.26%) Juniper
13 10 (23.26%) Linux
13 10 (23.26%) vSphere
14 9 (20.93%) EMC
14 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
15 8 (18.60%) Symantec
15 8 (18.60%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.65%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (74.42%) SAN
2 17 (39.53%) LAN
3 14 (32.56%) WAN
4 12 (27.91%) Firewall
5 10 (23.26%) Network Security
5 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (16.28%) VLAN
6 7 (16.28%) OSPF
6 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
7 5 (11.63%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (9.30%) SMTP
9 3 (6.98%) VPN
9 3 (6.98%) SSL
9 3 (6.98%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (6.98%) IPsec
10 2 (4.65%) DNS
10 2 (4.65%) DHCP
11 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) International Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Network Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Administrator
3 8 (18.60%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Storage Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Design Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Server Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planner
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) EMC Centera
2 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.98%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (23.26%) Linux
5 7 (16.28%) AIX
6 5 (11.63%) UNIX
7 4 (9.30%) Solaris
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Service Management
3 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
4 8 (18.60%) Network Management
5 7 (16.28%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.95%) Time Management
6 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (11.63%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.30%) ITSM
9 3 (6.98%) Migration
9 3 (6.98%) SOA
9 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
9 3 (6.98%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity Management
10 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) Ruby
2 3 (6.98%) Korn
2 3 (6.98%) Perl
2 3 (6.98%) VBScript
2 3 (6.98%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) CCNP
3 7 (16.28%) CCNA
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
2 5 (11.63%) QA
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.26%) vSphere
2 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
3 7 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
3 7 (16.28%) XenDesktop
4 4 (9.30%) XenApp
5 3 (6.98%) vCloud
5 3 (6.98%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.30%) ARCserve
3 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (6.98%) SCOM
3 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.65%) HP SIM
4 2 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.33%) CA Wily
5 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) HP
2 27 (62.79%) VMware
3 21 (48.84%) Cisco
4 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
5 15 (34.88%) Brocade
6 14 (32.56%) NetApp
7 12 (27.91%) IBM
8 10 (23.26%) Juniper
9 9 (20.93%) EMC
10 8 (18.60%) Citrix
10 8 (18.60%) Symantec
11 6 (13.95%) Oracle
12 5 (11.63%) Hitachi
13 4 (9.30%) CA
13 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
14 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
14 3 (6.98%) Nokia
14 3 (6.98%) Avaya
14 3 (6.98%) Websense
14 3 (6.98%) Altiris