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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3PAR
Rank 548 551 550
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 80 64 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £253 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £328 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
24962 24573 23789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 44.94% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14721 13575 12861
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 1080 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.89 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -18 74 £350 -12.50% 14
London +5 24 £413 -2.94% 3
South East -7 23 £310 -12.42% 6
East of England +11 13 £320 +25.30% 2
City of London -2 10 £413 -15.38%
North West -16 9 £318 +27.05% 2
Hampshire -1 8 £340 -2.29% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 7 £295 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £575 -
Southampton - 7 £340 -
Milton Keynes 0 6 - - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £315 - 1
Manchester -14 4 £394 - 2
Tyne and Wear -22 4 £563 +65.19%
North East -24 4 £563 +65.19%
Berkshire - 4 £305 - 1
Scotland +2 3 £330 +8.63% 1
Cambridge -5 3 £315 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 3 £550 +61.52%
Watford - 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 £385 -
Wales - 3 £385 -
South Wales - 3 £385 -
Lancashire +12 2 £451 +80.23%
Surrey -3 2 £310 - 3
Essex -6 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 2 £270 -
West Sussex - 2 £220 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £324 -
Windsor - 2 £303 -

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 152 (80.42%) HP
2 137 (72.49%) SAN
3 107 (56.61%) Windows
4 104 (55.03%) VMware
5 74 (39.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 69 (36.51%) Cisco
6 69 (36.51%) Microsoft
7 66 (34.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (32.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (30.69%) Brocade
10 57 (30.16%) SQL
11 56 (29.63%) Active Directory
12 54 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 52 (27.51%) NetApp
13 52 (27.51%) Data Centre
14 49 (25.93%) Citrix
15 47 (24.87%) IBM
16 46 (24.34%) EMC
16 46 (24.34%) Linux
17 45 (23.81%) vSphere
18 43 (22.75%) ITIL
18 43 (22.75%) Migration
19 38 (20.11%) Finance
20 36 (19.05%) DNS
21 35 (18.52%) MS Excel
22 34 (17.99%) Firewall
23 31 (16.40%) LAN
23 31 (16.40%) Hyper-V
24 29 (15.34%) SQL Server
25 28 (14.81%) DHCP

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (12.17%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.70%) IIS
7 6 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (3.17%) Lync
8 5 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.65%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.06%) Apache
9 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.29%) MS Office
3 7 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Endur
1 3 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.23%) IaaS
2 5 (2.65%) PaaS
2 5 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.12%) SaaS
3 4 (2.12%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.12%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.06%) Office 365
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 137 (72.49%) SAN
2 36 (19.05%) DNS
3 34 (17.99%) Firewall
4 31 (16.40%) LAN
5 28 (14.81%) DHCP
6 27 (14.29%) WAN
6 27 (14.29%) NAS
7 24 (12.70%) NetScaler
8 19 (10.05%) Fibre Channel
9 13 (6.88%) VLAN
10 12 (6.35%) TCP/IP
11 11 (5.82%) Network Security
12 10 (5.29%) SMTP
13 9 (4.76%) VPN
13 9 (4.76%) SNMP
13 9 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (4.23%) Junos
14 8 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (3.70%) FCoE
16 6 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.65%) Big Data
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
General
1 38 (20.11%) Finance
2 8 (4.23%) Banking
3 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.59%) Electronics
4 3 (1.59%) Marketing
4 3 (1.59%) Spanish Language
4 3 (1.59%) Legal
4 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (15.34%) Administrator
2 22 (11.64%) Consultant
3 21 (11.11%) Architect
3 21 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (10.05%) Storage Engineer
5 18 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (6.35%) Analyst
8 11 (5.82%) Technical Consultant
8 11 (5.82%) Server Administrator
9 10 (5.29%) Network Engineer
10 9 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.76%) DBA
10 9 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (4.76%) Storage Specialist
11 8 (4.23%) Storage Administrator
12 7 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
13 6 (3.17%) Platform Engineer
13 6 (3.17%) Storage Consultant
13 6 (3.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.23%) Web Services
2 2 (1.06%) CGI
3 1 (0.53%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 52 (27.51%) Data Centre
2 23 (12.17%) Clustering
3 18 (9.52%) HP Storage
4 16 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.47%) CLARiiON
5 14 (7.41%) EMC VNX
6 12 (6.35%) Replication
7 11 (5.82%) Symmetrix DMX
8 10 (5.29%) Symmetrix
8 10 (5.29%) EMC Centera
8 10 (5.29%) PKI
9 9 (4.76%) Client/Server
9 9 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (3.70%) HP StoreVirtual
10 7 (3.70%) Management Information System
10 7 (3.70%) Celerra
11 5 (2.65%) CMDB
11 5 (2.65%) Cryptography
11 5 (2.65%) Public Cloud
12 4 (2.12%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 107 (56.61%) Windows
2 66 (34.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (32.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (24.34%) Linux
6 26 (13.76%) UNIX
7 24 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (9.52%) AIX
9 9 (4.76%) HPUX
10 5 (2.65%) Solaris
10 5 (2.65%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.12%) Debian
11 4 (2.12%) VME
11 4 (2.12%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.12%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.59%) VMS
12 3 (1.59%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.75%) ITIL
1 43 (22.75%) Migration
2 27 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (10.05%) Change Management
3 19 (10.05%) Data Migration
4 17 (8.99%) Project Management
5 15 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (6.35%) Server Building
7 10 (5.29%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (5.29%) Capacity Management
7 10 (5.29%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.23%) Workflow
9 8 (4.23%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (3.17%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (30.16%) SQL
2 23 (12.17%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.82%) Shell Script
3 11 (5.82%) C
4 9 (4.76%) VBScript
5 6 (3.17%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.17%) Perl
5 6 (3.17%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.12%) C#
6 4 (2.12%) COBOL
6 4 (2.12%) Korn
7 3 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.59%) sed
7 3 (1.59%) AWK
7 3 (1.59%) Java
8 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (9.52%) MCSE
3 17 (8.99%) Security Cleared
4 13 (6.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.29%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.29%) VCP4
7 9 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (4.23%) HP MASE
9 7 (3.70%) CCNA
10 6 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (3.17%) MCSA
10 6 (3.17%) CCNP
11 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (2.12%) VCAP
12 4 (2.12%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.59%) VCP5
13 3 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) SLA
2 8 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (4.23%) QA
2 8 (4.23%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.12%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (39.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 45 (23.81%) vSphere
4 31 (16.40%) Hyper-V
5 27 (14.29%) XenApp
6 21 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (10.58%) VMware ESX
8 10 (5.29%) XenDesktop
9 9 (4.76%) XenServer
9 9 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (3.70%) VMware Server
10 7 (3.70%) vCloud
11 6 (3.17%) NFS
12 5 (2.65%) Veritas File System
12 5 (2.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (2.12%) Oracle Clusterware
14 3 (1.59%) Samba
14 3 (1.59%) Terminal Services
15 2 (1.06%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 25 (13.23%) SCCM
2 17 (8.99%) SCOM
3 9 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 9 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (4.76%) Data Guard
4 7 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (3.70%) vMotion
5 6 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (2.65%) ARCserve
6 5 (2.65%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (2.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (2.12%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.12%) HP SIM
7 4 (2.12%) OpenView
7 4 (2.12%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.59%) Puppet
8 3 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.59%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.59%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.59%) SCSM
Vendors
1 152 (80.42%) HP
2 104 (55.03%) VMware
3 69 (36.51%) Microsoft
3 69 (36.51%) Cisco
4 58 (30.69%) Brocade
5 52 (27.51%) NetApp
6 49 (25.93%) Citrix
7 47 (24.87%) IBM
8 46 (24.34%) EMC
9 27 (14.29%) Symantec
10 24 (12.70%) Red Hat
11 23 (12.17%) Oracle
12 22 (11.64%) Dell
13 17 (8.99%) CheckPoint
13 17 (8.99%) F5
14 14 (7.41%) Juniper
15 13 (6.88%) CommVault
16 9 (4.76%) McAfee
16 9 (4.76%) Altiris
16 9 (4.76%) TippingPoint
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