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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3PAR
Rank 215 232 246
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 35 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.069% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.14% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 2
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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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
4362 4279 4971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.75% 49.14% 50.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 2174 2140
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £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 279 249 299
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 £300 -
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £400 -
Surrey - 4 £225 -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
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England

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 38 (84.44%) HP
2 35 (77.78%) SAN
3 27 (60.00%) VMware
4 25 (55.56%) Windows
5 23 (51.11%) Cisco
6 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (40.00%) Brocade
7 18 (40.00%) LAN
8 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
8 17 (37.78%) NetApp
8 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
8 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (33.33%) WAN
10 14 (31.11%) IBM
10 14 (31.11%) Firewall
10 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
11 12 (26.67%) vSphere
11 12 (26.67%) EMC
11 12 (26.67%) ITIL
12 11 (24.44%) Juniper
12 11 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (24.44%) Network Security
12 11 (24.44%) Service Management
13 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
13 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
14 9 (20.00%) Symantec
14 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 9 (20.00%) Citrix
14 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.44%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (77.78%) SAN
2 18 (40.00%) LAN
3 15 (33.33%) WAN
4 14 (31.11%) Firewall
5 11 (24.44%) Network Security
5 11 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (17.78%) OSPF
7 8 (17.78%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (17.78%) VLAN
8 7 (15.56%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (11.11%) SMTP
10 3 (6.67%) VPN
10 3 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (6.67%) IPsec
10 3 (6.67%) SSL
11 2 (4.44%) DNS
11 2 (4.44%) DHCP
12 1 (2.22%) NAS
12 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) International Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Consultant
2 10 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Administrator
4 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Design Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Server Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planner
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) EMC Centera
2 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.22%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.78%) Linux
5 7 (15.56%) AIX
6 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.89%) Solaris
8 3 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 11 (24.44%) Service Management
3 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 9 (20.00%) Network Management
5 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
6 7 (15.56%) Time Management
6 7 (15.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.89%) ITSM
10 3 (6.67%) Migration
10 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
10 3 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
10 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) Korn
2 3 (6.67%) VBScript
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) CCNP
3 8 (17.78%) CCNA
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
2 6 (13.33%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.67%) vSphere
3 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 9 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
5 8 (17.78%) XenDesktop
6 4 (8.89%) XenApp
7 3 (6.67%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) ARCserve
1 5 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.67%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.44%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.44%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.22%) CA Wily
4 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) HP
2 27 (60.00%) VMware
3 23 (51.11%) Cisco
4 18 (40.00%) Brocade
5 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
5 17 (37.78%) NetApp
6 14 (31.11%) IBM
7 12 (26.67%) EMC
8 11 (24.44%) Juniper
9 9 (20.00%) Citrix
9 9 (20.00%) Symantec
10 7 (15.56%) Hitachi
11 6 (13.33%) Oracle
12 5 (11.11%) CA
13 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
13 4 (8.89%) Altiris
14 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
14 3 (6.67%) Websense
14 3 (6.67%) IronPort
14 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint