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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3PAR
Rank 578 526 573
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +47
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 62 109 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.43% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 61 25
Average daily rate £425 £408 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £493 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £394 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.12% +23.04%
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
24658 25241 24652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.14% 45.28% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15141 14341 13830
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 1095 1052
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -76 52 £425 +2.40% 23
London -35 21 £450 - 5
South East -42 15 £425 +6.25% 8
Scotland -11 10 £405 +53.33% 1
City of London +33 8 £375 -16.66% 2
Renfrewshire -29 7 £405 +53.33%
Erskine -33 7 £405 +53.33%
Berkshire +1 6 £413 -2.94% 5
West Midlands - 6 £200 - 3
North West -8 4 £425 - 1
West Sussex -12 4 £328 -27.22%
Buckinghamshire +18 3 £430 -
Milton Keynes +5 3 £430 -
Cheshire - 3 £463 -
Shropshire - 3 - -
East Midlands +7 2 £450 -0.32%
East of England +1 2 £245 +27.27% 2
Windsor -1 2 £400 +31.14%
North East -31 2 £500 +32.54%
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 2 £500 +32.54%
Tyne and Wear -35 2 £500 +32.54%
Chester - 2 £500 -
Walsall - 2 £200 -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - -
Hertfordshire +5 1 £245 - 2
Oxfordshire +5 1 £450 +20.00%
Watford +5 1 £245 - 1
Oxford +5 1 £450 +20.00%
Leicestershire +3 1 - -
Cambridge -6 1 - -

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 93 (70.45%) HP
2 82 (62.12%) SAN
3 76 (57.58%) VMware
4 55 (41.67%) Linux
5 53 (40.15%) Windows
6 48 (36.36%) EMC
7 47 (35.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 37 (28.03%) Data Centre
9 35 (26.52%) Unix
10 31 (23.48%) Finance
11 30 (22.73%) Migration
11 30 (22.73%) Active Directory
12 29 (21.97%) Cisco
12 29 (21.97%) Red Hat
13 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
14 25 (18.94%) Security Cleared
15 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (18.18%) Citrix
15 24 (18.18%) Windows Server
16 22 (16.67%) NetApp
17 21 (15.91%) DNS
17 21 (15.91%) ITIL
17 21 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (15.15%) Oracle
18 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
19 17 (12.88%) LAN
19 17 (12.88%) NAS
20 16 (12.12%) IBM
21 15 (11.36%) MS Exchange

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (11.36%) MS Exchange
1 15 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.30%) IIS
4 4 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.03%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.52%) iPlanet
5 2 (1.52%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.76%) Moodle
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Office 365
2 7 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.03%) IaaS
6 2 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.52%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.76%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 82 (62.12%) SAN
2 21 (15.91%) DNS
3 17 (12.88%) LAN
3 17 (12.88%) NAS
4 14 (10.61%) DHCP
4 14 (10.61%) Firewall
5 11 (8.33%) WAN
6 9 (6.82%) NetScaler
7 8 (6.06%) LDAP
8 7 (5.30%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (3.79%) Internet
9 5 (3.79%) Network Security
10 4 (3.03%) SSH
10 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.27%) Broadband
11 3 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.27%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.27%) VoIP
12 2 (1.52%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.85%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.52%) DB2
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Ant
1 2 (1.52%) GCC
1 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 31 (23.48%) Finance
2 13 (9.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (1.52%) Advertising
5 2 (1.52%) Back Office
5 2 (1.52%) Military
5 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (17.42%) Administrator
2 16 (12.12%) Architect
3 15 (11.36%) Consultant
4 14 (10.61%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Storage Consultant
7 9 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.06%) Storage Architect
9 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (5.30%) Server Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Designer
10 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
10 6 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.55%) Storage Administrator
10 6 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) Data Centre Architect
11 5 (3.79%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) Web Services
2 4 (3.03%) JRuby
2 4 (3.03%) Middleware
3 2 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.52%) J2EE
3 2 (1.52%) JSP
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.03%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.36%) HP Storage
3 12 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.33%) Replication
5 8 (6.06%) EMC VNX
6 7 (5.30%) Clustering
7 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (3.79%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (3.79%) Hedge funds
8 5 (3.79%) HP StoreVirtual
8 5 (3.79%) PKI
9 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.03%) HACMP
10 3 (2.27%) Celerra
10 3 (2.27%) CLARiiON
10 3 (2.27%) Grid Computing
10 3 (2.27%) IBM XIV
10 3 (2.27%) LPAR
10 3 (2.27%) Symmetrix
11 2 (1.52%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.67%) Linux
2 53 (40.15%) Windows
3 35 (26.52%) Unix
4 24 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.61%) Solaris
7 9 (6.82%) AIX
8 7 (5.30%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.03%) HPUX
10 4 (3.03%) VyOS
11 3 (2.27%) VMS
11 3 (2.27%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.73%) Migration
2 21 (15.91%) ITIL
3 10 (7.58%) Configuration Management
4 9 (6.82%) High Availability
4 9 (6.82%) Performance Management
5 8 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (6.06%) ITIL V3
6 7 (5.30%) Capacity Management
6 7 (5.30%) Change Management
6 7 (5.30%) Data Migration
6 7 (5.30%) Load Balancing
6 7 (5.30%) Project Management
7 6 (4.55%) Open Source
7 6 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (3.79%) DevOps
8 5 (3.79%) Security Hardening
8 5 (3.79%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.03%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.03%) Patch Management
9 4 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.36%) SQL
2 9 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.30%) Perl
3 7 (5.30%) Ruby
4 6 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.03%) AWK
5 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.03%) Java
5 4 (3.03%) sed
6 2 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.76%) Python
7 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (18.94%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.33%) MCSE
3 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.30%) RHCE
5 6 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.79%) RHCA
7 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.03%) MCP
7 4 (3.03%) MCSA
8 2 (1.52%) CCNA
8 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.85%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (35.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 14 (10.61%) vSphere
4 8 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.06%) NFS
4 8 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (5.30%) XenApp
6 5 (3.79%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.79%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (3.03%) Veritas File System
8 3 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.27%) DFS Replication
8 3 (2.27%) Firmware
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.76%) Samba
9 1 (0.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (11.36%) SCCM
2 14 (10.61%) Puppet
3 12 (9.09%) SCOM
4 10 (7.58%) NetBackup
5 9 (6.82%) HP Data Protector
6 8 (6.06%) vRealize
7 6 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (3.79%) vMotion
9 4 (3.03%) Nagios
9 4 (3.03%) SCOrch
10 3 (2.27%) AppManager
10 3 (2.27%) OpenView
11 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
11 2 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.52%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.52%) ThinApp
12 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 93 (70.45%) HP
2 76 (57.58%) VMware
3 48 (36.36%) EMC
4 29 (21.97%) Cisco
4 29 (21.97%) Red Hat
5 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
6 24 (18.18%) Citrix
7 22 (16.67%) NetApp
8 20 (15.15%) Oracle
9 16 (12.12%) IBM
10 14 (10.61%) Brocade
11 13 (9.85%) Veeam
11 13 (9.85%) Veritas
12 11 (8.33%) Symantec
13 9 (6.82%) Sun
14 6 (4.55%) CommVault
14 6 (4.55%) SolarWinds
15 4 (3.03%) Vyatta
16 3 (2.27%) Compaq
16 3 (2.27%) Splunk
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