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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3PAR
Rank 516 538 561
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +23
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 90 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.078% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 16 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.18% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -

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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +30 89 £400 -5.88% 11
South East +11 33 £323 - 4
London +17 23 £400 -5.88% 3
Hampshire - 18 £310 -
South West -28 8 - - 1
Wiltshire - 8 - -
City of London +19 7 £400 -15.78% 1
Milton Keynes -1 7 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £400 - 1
East of England -26 7 £265 -37.64% 2
North West - 6 - - 1
Manchester - 6 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £275 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £475 -
West Yorkshire +5 3 £450 +18.42%
Yorkshire +4 3 £450 +18.42%
Surrey - 3 - - 3
Bradford - 2 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £304 -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Corby - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Epsom - - - -

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 133 (88.08%) HP
2 95 (62.91%) SAN
3 94 (62.25%) Windows
4 85 (56.29%) VMware
5 68 (45.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (40.40%) Cisco
7 51 (33.77%) Active Directory
8 50 (33.11%) Microsoft
9 47 (31.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 45 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 43 (28.48%) vSphere
12 40 (26.49%) Firewall
13 38 (25.17%) ITIL
14 36 (23.84%) Brocade
15 34 (22.52%) Security Cleared
16 33 (21.85%) Symantec
17 32 (21.19%) EMC
17 32 (21.19%) LAN
18 30 (19.87%) MS Exchange
19 29 (19.21%) NetBackup
20 28 (18.54%) WAN
20 28 (18.54%) Citrix
21 27 (17.88%) NetApp
22 24 (15.89%) Hyper-V
22 24 (15.89%) IBM
23 22 (14.57%) Service Management
23 22 (14.57%) Finance
23 22 (14.57%) SC Cleared
24 21 (13.91%) Linux
24 21 (13.91%) MS Excel

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (19.87%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (12.58%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.97%) IIS
6 4 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.32%) Lync
8 2 (1.32%) CICS
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (13.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.64%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS Project
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) SaaS
2 2 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (62.91%) SAN
2 40 (26.49%) Firewall
3 32 (21.19%) LAN
4 28 (18.54%) WAN
5 20 (13.25%) DNS
6 17 (11.26%) DHCP
7 16 (10.60%) VPN
8 15 (9.93%) Network Security
9 14 (9.27%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (7.95%) MPLS
10 12 (7.95%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (7.28%) TCP/IP
11 11 (7.28%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (6.62%) VoIP
13 9 (5.96%) VLAN
13 9 (5.96%) SSL
14 8 (5.30%) OSPF
15 7 (4.64%) Wireless
15 7 (4.64%) IPsec
16 5 (3.31%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) ProC
General
1 22 (14.57%) Finance
2 17 (11.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.65%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Local Government
5 1 (0.66%) International Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (16.56%) Administrator
1 25 (16.56%) Storage Administrator
2 23 (15.23%) Consultant
3 22 (14.57%) Architect
4 21 (13.91%) Analyst
5 15 (9.93%) Network Engineer
6 12 (7.95%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (6.62%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (5.96%) Storage Consultant
8 9 (5.96%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.30%) Storage Architect
10 7 (4.64%) Server Administrator
11 6 (3.97%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (3.31%) Storage Analyst
12 5 (3.31%) Server Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) Technical Architect
13 4 (2.65%) HP Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.65%) Web Services
2 2 (1.32%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.66%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Replication
2 14 (9.27%) Clustering
3 9 (5.96%) CLARiiON
4 8 (5.30%) EMC Centera
5 5 (3.31%) Celerra
5 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.31%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.31%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.65%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.65%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.65%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.99%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.32%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.32%) Symmetrix DMX
9 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.66%) Handset
9 1 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 94 (62.25%) Windows
2 68 (45.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (31.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (13.91%) Linux
4 21 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (12.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.28%) UNIX
7 8 (5.30%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.64%) AIX
9 6 (3.97%) Solaris
10 1 (0.66%) Debian
10 1 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.17%) ITIL
2 22 (14.57%) Service Management
3 17 (11.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (8.61%) Service Delivery
4 13 (8.61%) Network Management
5 11 (7.28%) Incident Management
5 11 (7.28%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (6.62%) Capacity Management
6 10 (6.62%) Migration
7 9 (5.96%) Time Management
8 7 (4.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (3.97%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.97%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.97%) Data Protection
10 5 (3.31%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.31%) Low Latency
10 5 (3.31%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (2.65%) CRM
11 4 (2.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.93%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.28%) SQL
3 8 (5.30%) Perl
4 3 (1.99%) Ruby
4 3 (1.99%) Korn
4 3 (1.99%) Python
4 3 (1.99%) VBScript
5 2 (1.32%) VB
5 2 (1.32%) C
6 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (22.52%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.57%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (9.27%) CCNA
4 14 (9.27%) DV Cleared
5 8 (5.30%) CCNP
6 7 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (4.64%) MCSE
6 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.97%) VCP5
7 6 (3.97%) VCP4
8 5 (3.31%) CCA
8 5 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.32%) MCITP
9 2 (1.32%) HP MASE
10 1 (0.66%) Degree
10 1 (0.66%) CCIE
10 1 (0.66%) EMC Certification
10 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.93%) SLA
2 10 (6.62%) QA
3 6 (3.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 51 (33.77%) Active Directory
2 45 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (28.48%) vSphere
4 24 (15.89%) Hyper-V
5 17 (11.26%) XenApp
6 13 (8.61%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.30%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (5.30%) XenDesktop
7 8 (5.30%) VMware Server
8 6 (3.97%) ISA Server
9 5 (3.31%) XenServer
10 4 (2.65%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.99%) vCloud
12 2 (1.32%) Brightmail
12 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.32%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 29 (19.21%) NetBackup
2 10 (6.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (5.96%) SCOM
3 9 (5.96%) HP Data Protector
3 9 (5.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (5.96%) HP SIM
4 8 (5.30%) SCCM
5 7 (4.64%) Backup Exec
6 6 (3.97%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.65%) SCSM
7 4 (2.65%) ARCserve
7 4 (2.65%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.65%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (1.99%) AppManager
8 3 (1.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.32%) EMC TimeFinder
9 2 (1.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 133 (88.08%) HP
2 85 (56.29%) VMware
3 61 (40.40%) Cisco
4 50 (33.11%) Microsoft
5 36 (23.84%) Brocade
6 33 (21.85%) Symantec
7 32 (21.19%) EMC
8 28 (18.54%) Citrix
9 27 (17.88%) NetApp
10 24 (15.89%) IBM
11 19 (12.58%) Oracle
12 15 (9.93%) Juniper
13 9 (5.96%) CheckPoint
13 9 (5.96%) Dell
14 8 (5.30%) F5
15 7 (4.64%) SolarWinds
15 7 (4.64%) Hitachi
15 7 (4.64%) StorageTek
15 7 (4.64%) Avaya
16 6 (3.97%) CommVault
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