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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3PAR
UK
Rank 509 553 486
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -67
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 82 65 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 33 64
Median daily rate £450 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.88

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
20285 21980 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 43.21% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12459 12911 13605
Median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 875 1024
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +57 77 £450 +12.50% 14
London +49 44 £463 +17.46% 1
City of London 0 11 £459 +1.94%
South East +19 9 £450 +5.88% 3
West Midlands -4 9 £400 -13.51% 4
North West +9 7 £415 -0.89%
Preston - 7 £415 -
Lancashire - 7 £415 -
Berkshire +16 6 £395 -28.18% 2
Birmingham -1 5 £375 -25.00% 1
East Midlands - 4 £488 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 4 £488 - 1
Nottingham - 4 £488 - 1
Reading +7 3 £340 -38.18%
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
East of England +6 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Luton - 2 - -
Atherstone - 2 - -
Scotland +27 1 £400 -
Hampshire +14 1 £450 -21.73%
Telford +14 1 - - 1
Shropshire +13 1 - - 1
Glasgow +9 1 £400 -
West Sussex +4 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Skipton - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £320 -

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 131 (80.86%) HP
2 104 (64.20%) VMware
3 100 (61.73%) SAN
4 77 (47.53%) EMC
5 73 (45.06%) Linux
5 73 (45.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 57 (35.19%) Windows
6 57 (35.19%) Cisco
7 48 (29.63%) ITIL
8 47 (29.01%) Data Centre
9 43 (26.54%) Red Hat
10 42 (25.93%) Brocade
11 40 (24.69%) Migration
12 39 (24.07%) NetApp
13 36 (22.22%) Finance
13 36 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 35 (21.60%) Solaris
15 33 (20.37%) Oracle
15 33 (20.37%) Windows Server
16 32 (19.75%) Unix
17 29 (17.90%) VMware ESX
18 26 (16.05%) EMC VMAX
19 22 (13.58%) EMC VNX
19 22 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 22 (13.58%) CommVault
20 21 (12.96%) Citrix
20 21 (12.96%) High Availability
21 20 (12.35%) vSphere
21 20 (12.35%) IBM
22 19 (11.73%) WAN

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 11 (6.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.70%) iPlanet
2 6 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.47%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.85%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.85%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.23%) Confluence
5 2 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) Apache
6 1 (0.62%) JBoss
6 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.32%) Office 365
3 6 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (61.73%) SAN
2 19 (11.73%) WAN
3 16 (9.88%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (8.02%) LDAP
5 12 (7.41%) DNS
5 12 (7.41%) Firewall
5 12 (7.41%) Internet
6 11 (6.79%) LAN
6 11 (6.79%) NAS
6 11 (6.79%) NetScaler
7 10 (6.17%) VSAN
8 9 (5.56%) DMZ
8 9 (5.56%) MPLS
9 7 (4.32%) FTP
10 6 (3.70%) BIG-IP
10 6 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (3.70%) Network Security
10 6 (3.70%) SSH
10 6 (3.70%) VoIP
10 6 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.85%) DB2
3 3 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.62%) Maven
2 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 36 (22.22%) Finance
2 13 (8.02%) Banking
3 5 (3.09%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.09%) Retail
3 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.85%) Back Office
4 3 (1.85%) Electronics
5 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.23%) Front Office
5 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Military
6 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (22.22%) Architect
1 36 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
2 27 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (10.49%) Administrator
4 14 (8.64%) Storage Specialist
4 14 (8.64%) Technical Architect
5 13 (8.02%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 12 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
7 11 (6.79%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Storage Architect
8 8 (4.94%) VMware Architect
9 7 (4.32%) HP Storage Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (4.32%) Unix Administrator
9 7 (4.32%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.70%) SAN Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.94%) Web Services
2 6 (3.70%) J2EE
3 5 (3.09%) JSP
4 4 (2.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.01%) Data Centre
2 26 (16.05%) EMC VMAX
3 22 (13.58%) EMC VNX
4 18 (11.11%) Clustering
5 16 (9.88%) HP Storage
5 16 (9.88%) Replication
6 11 (6.79%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (6.17%) CLARiiON
7 10 (6.17%) HP StoreVirtual
8 9 (5.56%) Management Information System
9 8 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (4.32%) Symmetrix DMX
11 6 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (3.09%) Public Cloud
12 5 (3.09%) Symmetrix
13 4 (2.47%) Celerra
13 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
13 4 (2.47%) Private Cloud
13 4 (2.47%) Virtual Team
14 3 (1.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (45.06%) Linux
2 57 (35.19%) Windows
3 35 (21.60%) Solaris
4 33 (20.37%) Windows Server
5 32 (19.75%) Unix
6 22 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (6.79%) AIX
9 11 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.70%) Fedora
11 4 (2.47%) HPUX
11 4 (2.47%) SUSE
11 4 (2.47%) VMS
12 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.23%) CentOS
14 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.63%) ITIL
2 40 (24.69%) Migration
3 21 (12.96%) High Availability
4 15 (9.26%) Data Migration
5 11 (6.79%) Incident Management
5 11 (6.79%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (6.17%) Change Control
6 10 (6.17%) QMS
6 10 (6.17%) Trend Analysis
7 9 (5.56%) Project Management
7 9 (5.56%) Service Management
8 8 (4.94%) Change Management
8 8 (4.94%) DevOps
8 8 (4.94%) ITIL V3
8 8 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (4.94%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (4.32%) Converged Infrastructure
9 7 (4.32%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.49%) PowerShell
2 8 (4.94%) SQL
3 7 (4.32%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.70%) Java
5 3 (1.85%) Perl
6 2 (1.23%) C
6 2 (1.23%) Python
7 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.64%) MCSE
3 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (8.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (4.94%) MCITP
5 5 (3.09%) CCNA
5 5 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.47%) Degree
6 4 (2.47%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.85%) RHCE
7 3 (1.85%) VCAP
8 2 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.23%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.23%) HPE ATP
8 2 (1.23%) RHCT
9 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.62%) VCP5
9 1 (0.62%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.64%) SLA
2 9 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.94%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.62%) GCP
System Software
1 73 (45.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (17.90%) VMware ESX
3 20 (12.35%) vSphere
4 18 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 17 (10.49%) XenApp
6 10 (6.17%) NFS
7 9 (5.56%) GPFS
7 9 (5.56%) SRDF
7 9 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (4.94%) Samba
9 7 (4.32%) Firmware
9 7 (4.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (3.09%) DFS Replication
10 5 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (2.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
11 4 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.85%) vCloud
12 3 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 19 (11.73%) NetBackup
2 15 (9.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
3 12 (7.41%) Puppet
4 10 (6.17%) OpenView
4 10 (6.17%) Red Hat Satellite
5 9 (5.56%) Nagios
6 8 (4.94%) Ansible
7 6 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (3.09%) SCCM
9 4 (2.47%) vMotion
10 3 (1.85%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.85%) Simpana
10 3 (1.85%) vRealize
11 2 (1.23%) BladeLogic
11 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (1.23%) PowerCLI
11 2 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 131 (80.86%) HP
2 104 (64.20%) VMware
3 77 (47.53%) EMC
4 57 (35.19%) Cisco
5 43 (26.54%) Red Hat
6 42 (25.93%) Brocade
7 39 (24.07%) NetApp
8 36 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 33 (20.37%) Oracle
10 22 (13.58%) CommVault
11 21 (12.96%) Citrix
12 20 (12.35%) IBM
13 19 (11.73%) Veritas
14 15 (9.26%) Symantec
15 14 (8.64%) Isilon
16 13 (8.02%) Sun
17 9 (5.56%) Dell
18 7 (4.32%) F5
18 7 (4.32%) Veeam
19 6 (3.70%) BEA
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