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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3PAR
Rank 458 519 507
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -12
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 113 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.082% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 25 12
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£415 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £540 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
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
22941 22351 21486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.76% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12390 11237
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £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 996 968 1337
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 29 January 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 +49 100 £410 -3.42% 18
South East +19 40 £388 -3.12% 3
London +33 34 £450 -5.26% 4
Hampshire +5 27 £388 +25.00%
East of England - 15 £350 - 5
Havant - 10 £375 -
City of London +20 8 £400 -11.11%
Hook - 8 £358 -
Essex - 8 £288 -
Berkshire +6 4 £341 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 - - 4
East Sussex - 4 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 4 - -
Brentwood - 4 £288 -
Milton Keynes -7 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £550 - 1
Warwick +4 1 £213 +1.19%
Surrey 0 1 £285 -30.90%
West Midlands 0 1 £213 -27.35% 2
North West -1 1 - - 3
Warwickshire -2 1 £213 +1.19%
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Slough - 1 £283 -
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Bromley - 1 - -
Cambridge - - - - 3
Cheadle - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Crawley - - - -

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 143 (71.14%) HP
2 129 (64.18%) VMware
3 120 (59.70%) Windows
4 114 (56.72%) SAN
5 80 (39.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 80 (39.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (33.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 68 (33.83%) Active Directory
7 54 (26.87%) Cisco
7 54 (26.87%) Microsoft
8 52 (25.87%) Firewall
9 51 (25.37%) ITIL
10 49 (24.38%) Security Cleared
10 49 (24.38%) vSphere
11 44 (21.89%) Linux
11 44 (21.89%) LAN
12 42 (20.90%) MS Exchange
13 40 (19.90%) Migration
14 39 (19.40%) Clustering
14 39 (19.40%) Citrix
15 38 (18.91%) EMC
16 37 (18.41%) Windows Server 2012
17 36 (17.91%) WAN
17 36 (17.91%) Finance
18 35 (17.41%) Brocade
18 35 (17.41%) MS Excel
18 35 (17.41%) SC Cleared
19 33 (16.42%) DNS
20 30 (14.93%) SQL
21 29 (14.43%) Analytical Skills

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 42 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (11.94%) SharePoint
4 20 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.98%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (3.48%) Lync
7 5 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.49%) IIS
9 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.50%) Apache
9 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (17.41%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.47%) MS Office
3 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.99%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 114 (56.72%) SAN
2 52 (25.87%) Firewall
3 44 (21.89%) LAN
4 36 (17.91%) WAN
5 33 (16.42%) DNS
6 25 (12.44%) DHCP
7 20 (9.95%) Network Security
8 17 (8.46%) TCP/IP
8 17 (8.46%) Fibre Channel
9 16 (7.96%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (7.96%) VPN
9 16 (7.96%) VoIP
9 16 (7.96%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (7.46%) MPLS
11 14 (6.97%) SSL
11 14 (6.97%) NAS
12 11 (5.47%) Junos
13 10 (4.98%) LDAP
14 9 (4.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 9 (4.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.00%) dBASE
4 1 (0.50%) Big Data
4 1 (0.50%) OLTP
General
1 36 (17.91%) Finance
2 9 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Advertising
4 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (13.93%) Consultant
1 28 (13.93%) Administrator
2 22 (10.95%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (10.45%) Network Engineer
4 18 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (7.96%) Storage Administrator
5 16 (7.96%) Storage Engineer
6 14 (6.97%) Analyst
7 12 (5.97%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.98%) Architect
9 8 (3.98%) Server Engineer
9 8 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (3.98%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.48%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (3.48%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (3.48%) Server Administrator
10 7 (3.48%) Windows Administrator
11 6 (2.99%) Storage Analyst
11 6 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (2.99%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.49%) Web Services
2 1 (0.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.40%) Clustering
2 29 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (13.93%) Replication
4 11 (5.47%) Cryptography
5 9 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.48%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.99%) CLARiiON
7 6 (2.99%) PKI
8 5 (2.49%) EMC Centera
9 4 (1.99%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.99%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.00%) CMDB
11 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.50%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.50%) HP StorageWorks
12 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 120 (59.70%) Windows
2 80 (39.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (33.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (21.89%) Linux
5 37 (18.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (8.46%) Windows 7
8 11 (5.47%) Solaris
9 8 (3.98%) UNIX
10 5 (2.49%) CentOS
10 5 (2.49%) VMS
11 3 (1.49%) AIX
12 2 (1.00%) Debian
13 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.37%) ITIL
2 40 (19.90%) Migration
3 21 (10.45%) Service Management
3 21 (10.45%) Incident Management
4 20 (9.95%) Network Management
5 16 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (7.46%) Service Delivery
7 13 (6.47%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (6.47%) Time Management
8 10 (4.98%) Mentoring
8 10 (4.98%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (4.48%) Load Balancing
10 8 (3.98%) Business Continuity
10 8 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.98%) Network Design
10 8 (3.98%) PRINCE2
10 8 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (3.98%) Change Control
10 8 (3.98%) Capacity Management
11 7 (3.48%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.93%) SQL
2 13 (6.47%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.48%) C
4 3 (1.49%) Korn
5 2 (1.00%) Perl
5 2 (1.00%) VBScript
6 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.50%) VB
6 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (24.38%) Security Cleared
2 35 (17.41%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.45%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (4.98%) CCNA
7 9 (4.48%) MCSE
8 4 (1.99%) CCNP
8 4 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.49%) VCP5
9 3 (1.49%) MCITP
9 3 (1.49%) Degree
10 2 (1.00%) HNC
10 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.00%) RHCSA
10 2 (1.00%) VCP4
11 1 (0.50%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.50%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.96%) SLA
2 13 (6.47%) QA
3 12 (5.97%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (39.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (33.83%) Active Directory
3 49 (24.38%) vSphere
4 25 (12.44%) Hyper-V
5 20 (9.95%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (8.96%) XenApp
6 18 (8.96%) VMware ESX
7 16 (7.96%) XenDesktop
8 11 (5.47%) NFS
9 8 (3.98%) VMware Server
10 6 (2.99%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (1.99%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.99%) vCloud
11 4 (1.99%) XenServer
12 3 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.00%) Xen
14 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (10.45%) NetBackup
2 12 (5.97%) WhatsUp Gold
3 10 (4.98%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (4.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (4.98%) HP SIM
4 8 (3.98%) ARCserve
4 8 (3.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (3.48%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (2.49%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.49%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.00%) Nagios
8 2 (1.00%) Legato
8 2 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.00%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.00%) SCOM
9 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.50%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.50%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 143 (71.14%) HP
2 129 (64.18%) VMware
3 54 (26.87%) Cisco
3 54 (26.87%) Microsoft
4 39 (19.40%) Citrix
5 38 (18.91%) EMC
6 35 (17.41%) Brocade
7 28 (13.93%) NetApp
8 24 (11.94%) F5
8 24 (11.94%) Juniper
8 24 (11.94%) Symantec
9 20 (9.95%) IBM
10 18 (8.96%) Red Hat
11 17 (8.46%) CheckPoint
12 13 (6.47%) Oracle
13 12 (5.97%) McAfee
13 12 (5.97%) TippingPoint
14 11 (5.47%) CA
15 9 (4.48%) Veeam
15 9 (4.48%) Altiris
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