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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3PAR
Rank 494 553 504
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -49
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 108 51 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.091% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 23 22
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£400 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.10%
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
25387 25596 22327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.55% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14473 14324 11853
Average daily rate £400 £399 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £221 £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 1086 1098 1184
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 £11.18 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +58 104 £408 +1.87% 22
South East +32 48 £400 +11.11% 6
London +30 42 £438 +6.06% 6
Hampshire +2 19 £381 +69.44%
City of London +33 17 £450 +4.65% 2
Berkshire - 13 £425 - 1
East of England - 8 - - 5
Surrey +7 6 £300 -16.66% 2
Reading - 5 £425 - 1
Slough - 4 £413 -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Essex - 4 - - 2
Milton Keynes -4 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 3 - - 2
Manchester -10 3 - - 2
North West -18 3 - - 3
West Sussex - 3 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 -
Worthing - 3 £450 - 1
Oxford - 2 £375 -
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Caerphilly - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 166 (74.44%) HP
2 142 (63.68%) SAN
3 135 (60.54%) VMware
4 122 (54.71%) Windows
5 97 (43.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 75 (33.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (32.74%) Cisco
8 67 (30.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 65 (29.15%) Migration
10 62 (27.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 61 (27.35%) Brocade
11 61 (27.35%) Microsoft
12 59 (26.46%) Active Directory
13 53 (23.77%) NetApp
14 45 (20.18%) SQL
14 45 (20.18%) ITIL
14 45 (20.18%) Clustering
15 44 (19.73%) LAN
16 43 (19.28%) EMC
16 43 (19.28%) Linux
16 43 (19.28%) MS Excel
17 41 (18.39%) vSphere
18 40 (17.94%) Firewall
19 39 (17.49%) Citrix
19 39 (17.49%) WAN
20 38 (17.04%) Finance
21 36 (16.14%) Security Cleared
22 35 (15.70%) NAS
23 34 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
24 31 (13.90%) Hyper-V

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 30 (13.45%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (7.62%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.38%) Lync
5 6 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.90%) IIS
8 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 43 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.73%) MS Office
3 5 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.79%) Amazon Glacier
2 4 (1.79%) Mimecast
2 4 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.35%) IaaS
4 2 (0.90%) SaaS
4 2 (0.90%) PaaS
5 1 (0.45%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 142 (63.68%) SAN
2 44 (19.73%) LAN
3 40 (17.94%) Firewall
4 39 (17.49%) WAN
5 35 (15.70%) NAS
6 27 (12.11%) DNS
7 22 (9.87%) DHCP
8 16 (7.17%) Fibre Channel
8 16 (7.17%) Network Security
9 15 (6.73%) TCP/IP
10 14 (6.28%) VPN
11 13 (5.83%) VoIP
12 12 (5.38%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (4.93%) NetScaler
13 11 (4.93%) Junos
14 10 (4.48%) MPLS
15 9 (4.04%) LDAP
15 9 (4.04%) VLAN
16 8 (3.59%) iSCSI
17 7 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.69%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.24%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.35%) Big Data
8 2 (0.90%) dBASE
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 38 (17.04%) Finance
2 5 (2.24%) Banking
3 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.45%) Back Office
4 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (15.70%) Consultant
2 24 (10.76%) Administrator
2 24 (10.76%) Storage Engineer
3 18 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (7.17%) Analyst
6 15 (6.73%) Network Engineer
7 14 (6.28%) Architect
8 12 (5.38%) Technical Consultant
8 12 (5.38%) Wintel Engineer
9 11 (4.93%) Storage Analyst
9 11 (4.93%) Server Administrator
10 8 (3.59%) Server Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.14%) Windows Administrator
11 7 (3.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.14%) VMware Engineer
12 6 (2.69%) Platform Engineer
12 6 (2.69%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.69%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.24%) Web Services
2 1 (0.45%) CGI
2 1 (0.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.18%) Clustering
2 27 (12.11%) Replication
3 26 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.28%) CLARiiON
5 11 (4.93%) EMC Centera
5 11 (4.93%) Symmetrix DMX
6 10 (4.48%) Symmetrix
7 9 (4.04%) Cryptography
8 8 (3.59%) PKI
8 8 (3.59%) Management Information System
9 7 (3.14%) Hedge funds
9 7 (3.14%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (3.14%) Client/Server
9 7 (3.14%) Celerra
10 4 (1.79%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.79%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.35%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.90%) CMDB
12 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 122 (54.71%) Windows
2 75 (33.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (30.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (27.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (19.28%) Linux
6 18 (8.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (7.62%) UNIX
8 15 (6.73%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.04%) Solaris
10 8 (3.59%) AIX
11 7 (3.14%) HPUX
12 4 (1.79%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.79%) Windows NT
12 4 (1.79%) VMS
12 4 (1.79%) CentOS
13 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.15%) Migration
2 45 (20.18%) ITIL
3 34 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (8.52%) Data Migration
5 17 (7.62%) Project Management
6 15 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (6.28%) Service Management
7 14 (6.28%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.38%) Network Management
9 11 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (4.93%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (4.93%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.48%) Change Control
10 10 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (4.48%) Time Management
11 9 (4.04%) Network Load Balancing
12 8 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.59%) Performance Testing
12 8 (3.59%) Capacity Management
12 8 (3.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.18%) SQL
2 18 (8.07%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.93%) C
4 5 (2.24%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.24%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.24%) Korn
4 5 (2.24%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.45%) VB
5 1 (0.45%) Java
5 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (16.14%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.87%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (5.38%) MCSE
5 11 (4.93%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.59%) HP MASE
8 6 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.79%) CCNA
9 4 (1.79%) VCP5
10 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (1.35%) VCP4
10 3 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.35%) CCNP
10 3 (1.35%) MCITP
11 2 (0.90%) Degree
11 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.90%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.83%) QA
2 12 (5.38%) JSP 440
3 9 (4.04%) SLA
4 8 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (43.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (26.46%) Active Directory
3 41 (18.39%) vSphere
4 31 (13.90%) Hyper-V
5 26 (11.66%) VMware ESX
6 23 (10.31%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (8.97%) XenApp
8 15 (6.73%) XenDesktop
9 12 (5.38%) NFS
10 7 (3.14%) XenServer
11 6 (2.69%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (2.69%) VMware Server
11 6 (2.69%) vCloud
12 4 (1.79%) Oracle Clusterware
12 4 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.35%) Xen
13 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.35%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.35%) Samba
14 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (5.38%) NetBackup
1 12 (5.38%) SCCM
2 10 (4.48%) HP Data Protector
2 10 (4.48%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (4.48%) WhatsUp Gold
3 8 (3.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (3.14%) SCOM
5 6 (2.69%) Data Guard
5 6 (2.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (2.24%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.24%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.24%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.79%) OpenView
7 4 (1.79%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.35%) Legato
8 3 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.35%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.35%) SCSM
9 2 (0.90%) vMotion
9 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 166 (74.44%) HP
2 135 (60.54%) VMware
3 73 (32.74%) Cisco
4 61 (27.35%) Microsoft
4 61 (27.35%) Brocade
5 53 (23.77%) NetApp
6 43 (19.28%) EMC
7 39 (17.49%) Citrix
8 30 (13.45%) IBM
9 22 (9.87%) F5
10 20 (8.97%) Juniper
11 18 (8.07%) Red Hat
12 17 (7.62%) Oracle
13 16 (7.17%) Symantec
14 15 (6.73%) CheckPoint
15 13 (5.83%) TippingPoint
16 12 (5.38%) McAfee
17 10 (4.48%) Crossbeam
17 10 (4.48%) Dell
17 10 (4.48%) Veeam
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