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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3PAR over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3PAR
Rank 476 537 508
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -29
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 100 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.058% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 16 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 975 976 1254
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

3PAR
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3PAR within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England +44 90 £420 +5.00% 14
South East +4 42 £388 -3.12% 2
London +8 33 £450 +24.13% 6
Hampshire +10 25 £325 +4.83%
East of England - 9 £550 - 1
City of London +21 7 £375 -23.07% 4
Berkshire +5 6 £438 - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £550 -
Hook - 6 £415 -
Reading +5 3 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 3 - -
Milton Keynes -10 3 - -
Worthing - 3 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 -
West Sussex - 3 £450 -
North West - 2 - - 1
Oxford - 2 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Surrey -1 1 £285 -30.90%
West Midlands -5 1 £213 -43.33% 3
Warwickshire - 1 £213 -
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Warwick - 1 £213 -
Essex - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 137 (71.35%) HP
2 122 (63.54%) VMware
3 117 (60.94%) Windows
3 117 (60.94%) SAN
4 87 (45.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 76 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (32.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 57 (29.69%) Cisco
8 54 (28.13%) Active Directory
9 52 (27.08%) Microsoft
10 47 (24.48%) Migration
11 46 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 43 (22.40%) Security Cleared
12 43 (22.40%) EMC
12 43 (22.40%) ITIL
13 42 (21.88%) Firewall
14 41 (21.35%) Linux
15 40 (20.83%) Clustering
15 40 (20.83%) Brocade
16 38 (19.79%) vSphere
17 37 (19.27%) LAN
18 36 (18.75%) MS Excel
18 36 (18.75%) SQL
18 36 (18.75%) NetApp
19 33 (17.19%) MS Exchange
19 33 (17.19%) Citrix
19 33 (17.19%) Finance
20 31 (16.15%) Hyper-V
21 30 (15.63%) DNS
21 30 (15.63%) WAN

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 33 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (10.94%) SharePoint
4 16 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.69%) Lync
6 6 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.52%) Apache
8 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.08%) Amazon S3
1 4 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 117 (60.94%) SAN
2 42 (21.88%) Firewall
3 37 (19.27%) LAN
4 30 (15.63%) WAN
4 30 (15.63%) DNS
5 23 (11.98%) NAS
6 22 (11.46%) DHCP
7 16 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 16 (8.33%) Network Security
7 16 (8.33%) VoIP
8 15 (7.81%) Fibre Channel
9 13 (6.77%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (6.25%) MPLS
11 11 (5.73%) VPN
11 11 (5.73%) Junos
12 10 (5.21%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (5.21%) LDAP
13 9 (4.69%) SSL
14 8 (4.17%) iSCSI
14 8 (4.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.04%) dBASE
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) OLTP
General
1 33 (17.19%) Finance
2 9 (4.69%) Banking
3 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.52%) Back Office
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
4 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (13.54%) Consultant
2 21 (10.94%) Administrator
3 18 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (9.38%) Network Engineer
3 18 (9.38%) Storage Engineer
4 17 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (8.33%) Analyst
6 10 (5.21%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.21%) Storage Analyst
7 9 (4.69%) Storage Administrator
7 9 (4.69%) Architect
8 8 (4.17%) Server Engineer
9 7 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (3.65%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.60%) Storage Specialist
11 5 (2.60%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.56%) Web Services
2 1 (0.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.83%) Clustering
2 27 (14.06%) Replication
2 27 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.33%) CLARiiON
4 12 (6.25%) EMC Centera
5 11 (5.73%) Cryptography
6 9 (4.69%) Symmetrix DMX
6 9 (4.69%) Symmetrix
7 8 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.65%) Hedge funds
9 6 (3.13%) PKI
10 5 (2.60%) Celerra
11 2 (1.04%) CMDB
11 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.52%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 117 (60.94%) Windows
2 76 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (32.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (21.35%) Linux
6 19 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (8.85%) Windows 7
8 11 (5.73%) UNIX
9 7 (3.65%) HPUX
9 7 (3.65%) Solaris
10 5 (2.60%) CentOS
11 4 (2.08%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.08%) Windows NT
11 4 (2.08%) VMS
12 1 (0.52%) SUSE
12 1 (0.52%) Debian
12 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.48%) Migration
2 43 (22.40%) ITIL
3 20 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (8.85%) Service Management
4 17 (8.85%) Incident Management
5 16 (8.33%) Network Management
6 14 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (6.77%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.73%) Project Management
9 11 (5.73%) Time Management
9 11 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (5.73%) Capacity Management
10 10 (5.21%) Change Control
10 10 (5.21%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.21%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.17%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.17%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.75%) SQL
2 15 (7.81%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.17%) C
4 2 (1.04%) Perl
4 2 (1.04%) Korn
5 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.52%) Java
5 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (22.40%) Security Cleared
2 28 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.85%) DV Cleared
4 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.65%) MCSE
6 7 (3.65%) CCNA
7 5 (2.60%) VCP4
8 4 (2.08%) VCP5
8 4 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.56%) MCITP
10 2 (1.04%) Degree
10 2 (1.04%) CCA
10 2 (1.04%) CCNP
10 2 (1.04%) HNC
10 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.04%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.52%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.29%) SLA
2 12 (6.25%) JSP 440
3 11 (5.73%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (45.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (28.13%) Active Directory
3 38 (19.79%) vSphere
4 31 (16.15%) Hyper-V
5 18 (9.38%) VMware ESX
5 18 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (6.77%) XenDesktop
7 12 (6.25%) XenApp
8 11 (5.73%) NFS
9 6 (3.13%) XenServer
9 6 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (2.08%) vCloud
11 3 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.56%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.56%) Xen
11 3 (1.56%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.52%) Samba
13 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (9.38%) NetBackup
2 12 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
3 11 (5.73%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (4.69%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (3.65%) HP SIM
6 6 (3.13%) ARCserve
7 5 (2.60%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (2.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (2.08%) OpenView
8 4 (2.08%) SCCM
9 3 (1.56%) SCOM
9 3 (1.56%) Legato
9 3 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.56%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.56%) SCSM
9 3 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.04%) Nagios
10 2 (1.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 137 (71.35%) HP
2 122 (63.54%) VMware
3 57 (29.69%) Cisco
4 52 (27.08%) Microsoft
5 43 (22.40%) EMC
6 40 (20.83%) Brocade
7 36 (18.75%) NetApp
8 33 (17.19%) Citrix
9 23 (11.98%) Symantec
9 23 (11.98%) F5
10 20 (10.42%) Juniper
11 19 (9.90%) IBM
12 15 (7.81%) Red Hat
13 14 (7.29%) CheckPoint
14 12 (6.25%) McAfee
14 12 (6.25%) TippingPoint
15 8 (4.17%) Veeam
15 8 (4.17%) Dell
15 8 (4.17%) Altiris
15 8 (4.17%) Oracle
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