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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3PAR
Rank 574 581 548
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -33
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 75 89 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 64 56
Median daily rate £418 £385 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £371 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00

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
23687 25089 26232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.78% 43.27% 45.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14486 14832 14791
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
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 838 1090 1173
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% -5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +22 75 £418 +4.37% 13
London +7 32 £450 +12.50% 3
South East +11 17 £400 +23.07% 2
City of London +21 12 £443 +10.62%
East of England +17 11 £433 -24.78% 1
West Sussex +9 8 £350 +12.90%
North East -20 7 £318 -43.55%
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 7 £318 -42.27%
Tyne and Wear -24 7 £318 -43.55%
Hertfordshire 0 6 £433 -24.78%
Horsham - 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £450 -
Berkshire +10 4 £400 +31.14%
Bedfordshire - 4 - - 1
Luton - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +22 3 £356 - 1
North West +16 3 £310 -20.00% 2
Manchester -2 3 £310 -21.26% 2
Milton Keynes +13 2 £300 - 1
West Midlands -18 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Crawley - 2 £350 -
Bracknell - 2 £488 -
Reading - 2 £400 -
Surrey +13 1 £575 +37.31% 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
Leeds - 1 - -

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 115 (74.68%) HP
2 89 (57.79%) VMware
3 86 (55.84%) SAN
4 66 (42.86%) Linux
5 61 (39.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 60 (38.96%) Windows
7 59 (38.31%) EMC
8 52 (33.77%) ITIL
9 48 (31.17%) Cisco
10 46 (29.87%) Red Hat
11 37 (24.03%) Microsoft
12 35 (22.73%) Brocade
12 35 (22.73%) Data Centre
13 34 (22.08%) Active Directory
13 34 (22.08%) Unix
14 33 (21.43%) NetApp
15 32 (20.78%) Security Cleared
16 29 (18.83%) Finance
16 29 (18.83%) Windows Server
17 26 (16.88%) Solaris
17 26 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 25 (16.23%) Citrix
18 25 (16.23%) EMC VNX
19 24 (15.58%) SC Cleared
20 22 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
20 22 (14.29%) Oracle
20 22 (14.29%) Migration
20 22 (14.29%) HP Storage
21 20 (12.99%) MS Exchange
21 20 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012

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 (12.99%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.69%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.90%) IIS
5 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.25%) iPlanet
5 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.25%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.25%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.25%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.60%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.60%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.49%) Office 365
3 7 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.90%) IaaS
5 3 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (55.84%) SAN
2 19 (12.34%) DNS
3 18 (11.69%) NAS
4 16 (10.39%) Internet
5 14 (9.09%) NetScaler
6 13 (8.44%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (7.14%) DHCP
7 11 (7.14%) Firewall
8 10 (6.49%) LDAP
8 10 (6.49%) WAN
9 8 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.90%) LAN
10 6 (3.90%) VoIP
11 5 (3.25%) BIG-IP
11 5 (3.25%) DMZ
11 5 (3.25%) FTP
11 5 (3.25%) SMTP
12 4 (2.60%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.60%) Network Security
12 4 (2.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Ant
1 1 (0.65%) GCC
1 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Banking
3 3 (1.95%) Back Office
3 3 (1.95%) Military
3 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (25.97%) Storage Engineer
2 30 (19.48%) Administrator
3 26 (16.88%) Architect
4 21 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (11.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (9.74%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (6.49%) Storage Administrator
8 10 (6.49%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Infrastructure Support
9 9 (5.84%) Technical Architect
10 8 (5.19%) HP Storage Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) VMware Architect
11 7 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) EMC Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) EMC Storage Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.25%) J2EE
1 5 (3.25%) JSP
1 5 (3.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 5 (3.25%) Web Services
2 4 (2.60%) JRuby
3 2 (1.30%) Flash
3 2 (1.30%) Middleware
4 1 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 25 (16.23%) EMC VNX
3 22 (14.29%) HP Storage
4 19 (12.34%) Replication
5 17 (11.04%) Clustering
6 14 (9.09%) HP StoreVirtual
6 14 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 13 (8.44%) EMC VMAX
8 9 (5.84%) PKI
9 7 (4.55%) Blackberry
9 7 (4.55%) Celerra
9 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.60%) CLARiiON
10 4 (2.60%) Grid Computing
10 4 (2.60%) Hedge funds
10 4 (2.60%) Symmetrix DMX
10 4 (2.60%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.95%) CESG
11 3 (1.95%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 66 (42.86%) Linux
2 60 (38.96%) Windows
3 34 (22.08%) Unix
4 29 (18.83%) Windows Server
5 26 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (16.88%) Solaris
6 22 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.55%) AIX
10 6 (3.90%) Fedora
11 4 (2.60%) CentOS
11 4 (2.60%) VyOS
12 3 (1.95%) HPUX
12 3 (1.95%) VMS
12 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.30%) SUSE
14 1 (0.65%) Android
14 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.77%) ITIL
2 22 (14.29%) Migration
3 18 (11.69%) High Availability
4 14 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 11 (7.14%) Project Management
5 11 (7.14%) QMS
6 10 (6.49%) ITIL V3
6 10 (6.49%) Service Management
6 10 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (5.84%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.19%) Change Management
9 7 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
10 6 (3.90%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.90%) Quality Management
10 6 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.25%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (3.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.34%) PowerShell
1 19 (12.34%) SQL
2 6 (3.90%) Java
2 6 (3.90%) Ruby
2 6 (3.90%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.95%) Perl
4 1 (0.65%) PHP
4 1 (0.65%) Python
4 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.58%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.44%) MCSE
3 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.25%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.25%) HP ASE
5 5 (3.25%) HPE ATP
5 5 (3.25%) MCP
5 5 (3.25%) MCSA
6 4 (2.60%) MCITP
6 4 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.30%) VCAP
9 1 (0.65%) CCNA
9 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.74%) SLA
2 8 (5.19%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 61 (39.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (22.08%) Active Directory
3 18 (11.69%) vSphere
4 12 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (6.49%) NFS
6 9 (5.84%) XenApp
7 8 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (5.19%) VMware ESX
8 7 (4.55%) Hyper-V
8 7 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (3.90%) DFS Replication
10 5 (3.25%) Firmware
11 4 (2.60%) Samba
11 4 (2.60%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (11.69%) Puppet
2 14 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 13 (8.44%) HP Data Protector
4 12 (7.79%) SCCM
5 11 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (5.84%) OpenView
8 8 (5.19%) Nagios
8 8 (5.19%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (3.90%) SCOM
11 5 (3.25%) Ansible
11 5 (3.25%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (2.60%) CA Spectrum
12 4 (2.60%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (2.60%) SCVMM
12 4 (2.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (2.60%) WSUS
13 2 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 115 (74.68%) HP
2 89 (57.79%) VMware
3 59 (38.31%) EMC
4 48 (31.17%) Cisco
5 46 (29.87%) Red Hat
6 37 (24.03%) Microsoft
7 35 (22.73%) Brocade
8 33 (21.43%) NetApp
9 25 (16.23%) Citrix
10 22 (14.29%) Oracle
11 14 (9.09%) Symantec
12 13 (8.44%) Veeam
13 12 (7.79%) Veritas
14 9 (5.84%) Sun
15 8 (5.19%) CommVault
16 7 (4.55%) Isilon
17 5 (3.25%) arcserve
17 5 (3.25%) BEA
17 5 (3.25%) CA
17 5 (3.25%) F5
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