The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 3PAR products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3PAR over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3PAR
Rank 566 566 554
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 73 91 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 48
Median daily rate £415 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £503 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24055 25705 25836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.12% 44.08% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14703 15197 14415
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 818 1098 1100
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

3PAR
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing 3PAR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

3PAR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3PAR
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3PAR within the UK.

3PAR Daily Rate Trend in the UK

3PAR
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3PAR within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

3PAR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

3PAR
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3PAR within the UK.

3PAR Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

3PAR
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England -7 71 £415 +3.75% 10
London -5 23 £488 +18.18% 3
North East -8 16 £316 -43.77%
Tyne and Wear -9 15 £316 -43.77%
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 15 £316 -42.50%
South East -12 13 £413 +29.92% 5
East of England +20 11 £433 -19.57%
City of London +37 9 £463 +12.12% 1
West Sussex +2 8 £350 +59.09%
Hertfordshire +5 6 £433 -24.78%
Horsham - 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £450 -
Luton - 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 4 - -
North West +3 3 £310 -17.33% 1
Manchester 0 3 £310 -21.26% 1
Berkshire +9 2 £488 +59.83% 1
Crawley - 2 £350 -
Bracknell - 2 £488 -
Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Cambridgeshire +25 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £413 +39.83% 1
Surrey +5 1 £575 +53.84%
Scotland +5 1 - - 1
Edinburgh +3 1 - -
Hampshire +2 1 £340 -15.00%
West Midlands -25 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £363 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £363 -

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 with a requirement for 3PAR.

1 106 (72.11%) HP
2 79 (53.74%) VMware
3 77 (52.38%) SAN
4 66 (44.90%) Linux
5 58 (39.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 54 (36.73%) Windows
6 54 (36.73%) EMC
7 52 (35.37%) ITIL
8 48 (32.65%) Red Hat
9 40 (27.21%) Cisco
10 37 (25.17%) Active Directory
11 35 (23.81%) NetApp
11 35 (23.81%) Brocade
12 34 (23.13%) Unix
13 33 (22.45%) Microsoft
13 33 (22.45%) Security Cleared
14 30 (20.41%) Finance
15 28 (19.05%) Citrix
16 27 (18.37%) Data Centre
17 26 (17.69%) Solaris
17 26 (17.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 25 (17.01%) SC Cleared
19 23 (15.65%) Oracle
19 23 (15.65%) Windows Server
20 22 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
21 21 (14.29%) SQL
21 21 (14.29%) DNS
22 20 (13.61%) Replication
22 20 (13.61%) SQL Server
22 20 (13.61%) SharePoint

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills 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 20 (13.61%) SharePoint
2 18 (12.24%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.08%) IIS
5 5 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.40%) iPlanet
5 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.40%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.40%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.72%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.72%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (7.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.80%) Office 365
2 9 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.08%) IaaS
6 3 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (52.38%) SAN
2 21 (14.29%) DNS
3 20 (13.61%) NAS
4 13 (8.84%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (8.84%) Firewall
4 13 (8.84%) WAN
5 12 (8.16%) NetScaler
6 11 (7.48%) DHCP
6 11 (7.48%) LDAP
7 10 (6.80%) Internet
8 9 (6.12%) LAN
9 8 (5.44%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (4.08%) VoIP
11 5 (3.40%) BIG-IP
11 5 (3.40%) FTP
11 5 (3.40%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.40%) SMTP
12 4 (2.72%) MPLS
12 4 (2.72%) Network Security
12 4 (2.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.40%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Ant
1 2 (1.36%) GCC
1 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.36%) Subversion
General
1 30 (20.41%) Finance
2 6 (4.08%) Banking
3 3 (2.04%) Back Office
3 3 (2.04%) Military
3 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (21.77%) Storage Engineer
2 31 (21.09%) Administrator
3 26 (17.69%) Architect
4 21 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (10.20%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.48%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (7.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 11 (7.48%) Storage Administrator
8 9 (6.12%) Technical Architect
9 8 (5.44%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) VMware Architect
11 6 (4.08%) Consultant
11 6 (4.08%) EMC Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) EMC Storage Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) HP Storage Administrator
11 6 (4.08%) HP Storage Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.08%) Unix Administrator
11 6 (4.08%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.40%) J2EE
1 5 (3.40%) JSP
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 5 (3.40%) Web Services
2 4 (2.72%) JRuby
3 2 (1.36%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.36%) Flash
3 2 (1.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 20 (13.61%) HP Storage
2 20 (13.61%) Replication
3 17 (11.56%) EMC VNX
4 15 (10.20%) Clustering
4 15 (10.20%) HP StoreVirtual
5 14 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 13 (8.84%) EMC VMAX
7 9 (6.12%) PKI
8 7 (4.76%) Blackberry
8 7 (4.76%) Celerra
8 7 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.72%) CLARiiON
9 4 (2.72%) Grid Computing
9 4 (2.72%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.72%) Symmetrix DMX
10 3 (2.04%) BYOD
10 3 (2.04%) CESG
10 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (44.90%) Linux
2 54 (36.73%) Windows
3 34 (23.13%) Unix
4 26 (17.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (17.69%) Solaris
5 23 (15.65%) Windows Server
6 22 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.08%) AIX
8 6 (4.08%) Fedora
9 5 (3.40%) CentOS
10 4 (2.72%) VyOS
10 4 (2.72%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.04%) HPUX
12 2 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.36%) SUSE
12 2 (1.36%) VMS
13 1 (0.68%) Android
13 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.37%) ITIL
2 19 (12.93%) Migration
3 17 (11.56%) High Availability
4 16 (10.88%) Configuration Management
5 13 (8.84%) Project Management
6 11 (7.48%) QMS
7 10 (6.80%) ITIL V3
7 10 (6.80%) Service Management
7 10 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.44%) Change Management
10 7 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (4.08%) Capacity Management
11 6 (4.08%) Performance Management
11 6 (4.08%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.08%) Quality Management
11 6 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (3.40%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.29%) SQL
2 12 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.76%) Java
3 7 (4.76%) Ruby
4 6 (4.08%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.72%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.04%) Perl
7 2 (1.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 25 (17.01%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.20%) MCSE
3 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.40%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.40%) HP ASE
5 5 (3.40%) HPE ATP
5 5 (3.40%) MCP
5 5 (3.40%) MCSA
6 4 (2.72%) MCITP
6 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.04%) RHCE
8 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.36%) VCAP
9 1 (0.68%) CCNA
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.68%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.56%) SLA
2 8 (5.44%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 58 (39.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (25.17%) Active Directory
3 19 (12.93%) vSphere
4 14 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (7.48%) NFS
6 9 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (5.44%) Hyper-V
7 8 (5.44%) XenApp
8 7 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (4.08%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (2.72%) Samba
11 3 (2.04%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.68%) Firmware
13 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (13.61%) Puppet
2 15 (10.20%) HP Data Protector
3 14 (9.52%) NetBackup
4 13 (8.84%) EMC NetWorker
5 12 (8.16%) SCCM
6 9 (6.12%) Nagios
6 9 (6.12%) OpenView
7 8 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (5.44%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (5.44%) SCOM
8 7 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (3.40%) Ansible
9 5 (3.40%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (3.40%) vRealize
10 4 (2.72%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (2.72%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (2.72%) SCVMM
10 4 (2.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (2.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 106 (72.11%) HP
2 79 (53.74%) VMware
3 54 (36.73%) EMC
4 48 (32.65%) Red Hat
5 40 (27.21%) Cisco
6 35 (23.81%) Brocade
6 35 (23.81%) NetApp
7 33 (22.45%) Microsoft
8 28 (19.05%) Citrix
9 23 (15.65%) Oracle
10 15 (10.20%) Veeam
11 12 (8.16%) Symantec
12 10 (6.80%) CommVault
12 10 (6.80%) Sun
12 10 (6.80%) Veritas
13 7 (4.76%) Isilon
14 5 (3.40%) arcserve
14 5 (3.40%) BEA
14 5 (3.40%) CA
14 5 (3.40%) F5
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