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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3PAR
Rank 507 520 500
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 100 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 36 24
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£388 £370 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £323 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.48% -16.77%
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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 97 £400 +8.10% 27
London +14 44 £450 +5.88% 5
South East +6 31 £340 -5.55% 8
City of London +23 20 £450 +4.65% 2
East of England +19 12 £275 +7.84% 4
Hampshire 0 10 £364 +21.25% 1
Berkshire - 10 £413 -
Surrey +9 7 £300 -16.66% 5
Staines - 6 £300 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 5 £248 - 1
Essex +6 4 - -
Tyne and Wear -8 4 £377 +11.77%
North East -9 4 £377 +11.77%
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 1
Slough - 4 £413 -
Southampton - 4 £320 -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Havant - 4 £425 -
Cambridge - 4 £248 -
Scotland -2 3 £264 -
North West -25 3 £245 -30.00% 6
Renfrewshire - 3 £264 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £324 - 3
Erskine - 3 £264 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 2 £377 +11.77%
East Midlands -9 2 £451 -
Manchester -13 2 - - 6
Reading - 2 £300 -
Sunderland - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £324 -

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 150 (74.26%) HP
2 143 (70.79%) SAN
3 115 (56.93%) VMware
4 110 (54.46%) Windows
5 85 (42.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 70 (34.65%) Cisco
6 70 (34.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (30.69%) Brocade
8 61 (30.20%) Microsoft
9 59 (29.21%) Migration
10 58 (28.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 57 (28.22%) NetApp
11 57 (28.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 50 (24.75%) Active Directory
13 48 (23.76%) EMC
13 48 (23.76%) SQL
13 48 (23.76%) vSphere
14 43 (21.29%) ITIL
15 40 (19.80%) Linux
16 38 (18.81%) MS Excel
16 38 (18.81%) Firewall
17 37 (18.32%) Finance
18 36 (17.82%) IBM
19 35 (17.33%) LAN
20 34 (16.83%) Citrix
20 34 (16.83%) NAS
21 33 (16.34%) WAN
22 32 (15.84%) Hyper-V
23 31 (15.35%) Clustering
24 30 (14.85%) DNS

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (12.38%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (4.95%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.48%) Lync
6 5 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.98%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.98%) IIS
8 2 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 38 (18.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.43%) MS Office
3 8 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.48%) IaaS
1 5 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.98%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.98%) PaaS
2 4 (1.98%) Amazon Glacier
2 4 (1.98%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 143 (70.79%) SAN
2 38 (18.81%) Firewall
3 35 (17.33%) LAN
4 34 (16.83%) NAS
5 33 (16.34%) WAN
6 30 (14.85%) DNS
7 22 (10.89%) DHCP
8 21 (10.40%) Fibre Channel
9 17 (8.42%) Network Security
10 16 (7.92%) NetScaler
11 14 (6.93%) TCP/IP
12 12 (5.94%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (5.94%) Junos
13 10 (4.95%) VPN
13 10 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (4.46%) VLAN
15 8 (3.96%) iSCSI
15 8 (3.96%) SNMP
15 8 (3.96%) SMTP
16 7 (3.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.47%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.97%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.98%) Big Data
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 37 (18.32%) Finance
2 3 (1.49%) Banking
3 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.50%) Back Office
4 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (14.85%) Consultant
2 24 (11.88%) Administrator
3 23 (11.39%) Storage Engineer
4 17 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (7.43%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (6.93%) Network Engineer
6 14 (6.93%) Architect
7 11 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
7 11 (5.45%) Wintel Engineer
7 11 (5.45%) Server Administrator
8 10 (4.95%) Analyst
9 9 (4.46%) Storage Specialist
10 8 (3.96%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.47%) DBA
11 7 (3.47%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.47%) Oracle DBA
11 7 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.47%) Server Engineer
11 7 (3.47%) Windows Administrator
12 6 (2.97%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.97%) Web Services
2 2 (0.99%) CGI
3 1 (0.50%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.35%) Clustering
2 21 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.42%) CLARiiON
4 15 (7.43%) Replication
5 11 (5.45%) Symmetrix DMX
5 11 (5.45%) EMC Centera
6 10 (4.95%) Symmetrix
7 9 (4.46%) Cryptography
8 8 (3.96%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.96%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (3.47%) Hedge funds
9 7 (3.47%) Celerra
10 5 (2.48%) CMDB
10 5 (2.48%) PKI
11 4 (1.98%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.98%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.98%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.50%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 110 (54.46%) Windows
2 70 (34.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (28.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 57 (28.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (19.80%) Linux
6 17 (8.42%) UNIX
7 12 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (5.45%) Solaris
8 11 (5.45%) AIX
9 9 (4.46%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.47%) HPUX
11 4 (1.98%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.98%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.49%) Debian
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.21%) Migration
2 43 (21.29%) ITIL
3 26 (12.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (9.41%) Data Migration
5 17 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (7.43%) Project Management
7 13 (6.44%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (5.94%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.94%) Service Management
8 12 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (5.45%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.95%) Network Load Balancing
10 10 (4.95%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.95%) Change Management
10 10 (4.95%) Change Control
10 10 (4.95%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (4.46%) Network Management
11 9 (4.46%) Capacity Management
12 8 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.96%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (23.76%) SQL
2 24 (11.88%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.44%) C
4 6 (2.97%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.97%) T-SQL
4 6 (2.97%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.98%) Korn
5 4 (1.98%) VBScript
6 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.99%) Perl
6 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.50%) C#
7 1 (0.50%) Java
7 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (13.37%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.43%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.44%) MCSE
5 10 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (4.46%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.96%) HP MASE
8 7 (3.47%) VCP4
8 7 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.98%) CCNA
9 4 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 4 (1.98%) VCP5
10 3 (1.49%) VCAP
10 3 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.49%) CCNP
10 3 (1.49%) MCITP
11 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.94%) JSP 440
1 12 (5.94%) QA
2 8 (3.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (3.47%) SLA
4 3 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (42.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (24.75%) Active Directory
3 48 (23.76%) vSphere
4 32 (15.84%) Hyper-V
5 26 (12.87%) VMware ESX
6 25 (12.38%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (8.91%) XenApp
8 14 (6.93%) NFS
9 8 (3.96%) XenDesktop
10 7 (3.47%) XenServer
10 7 (3.47%) VMware Server
10 7 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (2.97%) vCloud
12 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.98%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (1.49%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.49%) Xen
13 3 (1.49%) Samba
14 2 (0.99%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 18 (8.91%) SCCM
2 11 (5.45%) SCOM
3 9 (4.46%) WhatsUp Gold
3 9 (4.46%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (3.96%) NetBackup
4 8 (3.96%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (3.47%) Data Guard
5 7 (3.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (3.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (2.97%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.48%) vMotion
7 5 (2.48%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.98%) ARCserve
8 4 (1.98%) OpenView
8 4 (1.98%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.49%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.49%) SCSM
9 3 (1.49%) Legato
10 2 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 150 (74.26%) HP
2 115 (56.93%) VMware
3 70 (34.65%) Cisco
4 62 (30.69%) Brocade
5 61 (30.20%) Microsoft
6 57 (28.22%) NetApp
7 48 (23.76%) EMC
8 36 (17.82%) IBM
9 34 (16.83%) Citrix
10 27 (13.37%) F5
11 22 (10.89%) Oracle
12 19 (9.41%) CheckPoint
13 17 (8.42%) Juniper
14 15 (7.43%) Red Hat
15 13 (6.44%) Dell
15 13 (6.44%) Symantec
15 13 (6.44%) TippingPoint
16 12 (5.94%) McAfee
17 10 (4.95%) Crossbeam
17 10 (4.95%) CommVault