The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3PAR
Rank 536 500 571
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +71
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 51 44 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.092% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.20% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 7
Average daily rate £400 £394 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -10.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £440
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -17.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -75 50 £400 +1.58% 14
London -26 15 £413 -2.94% 4
South East -11 10 £360 -11.71% 6
South West -18 9 £400 +60.00% 1
West Midlands - 8 £250 - 1
Wiltshire - 7 £400 - 1
North West - 6 £730 - 2
Hampshire +7 4 £225 -38.35% 1
Manchester - 4 £350 - 2
City of London -16 3 £430 -1.71% 1
Surrey - 3 £360 -
Milton Keynes -16 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -18 2 - - 1
Chester - 2 £730 -
Cheshire - 2 £730 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Yorkshire -22 1 - -
Yorkshire -23 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Liverpool - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Andover - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 79 (82.29%) HP
2 67 (69.79%) Windows
3 55 (57.29%) SAN
4 47 (48.96%) VMware
5 38 (39.58%) Cisco
6 33 (34.38%) Linux
6 33 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (32.29%) Hyper-V
8 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
9 27 (28.13%) Active Directory
10 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (22.92%) EMC
12 21 (21.88%) MS Exchange
13 20 (20.83%) UNIX
13 20 (20.83%) vSphere
14 19 (19.79%) ITIL
14 19 (19.79%) NetApp
15 18 (18.75%) Clustering
15 18 (18.75%) Firewall
15 18 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (17.71%) Red Hat
16 17 (17.71%) WAN
16 17 (17.71%) Oracle
17 16 (16.67%) LAN
18 15 (15.63%) Citrix
18 15 (15.63%) SQL
18 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
19 14 (14.58%) Migration

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.54%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.29%) Lync
5 6 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.21%) IIS
7 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.04%) SAS
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS Project
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.17%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) IaaS
2 3 (3.13%) SaaS
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (57.29%) SAN
2 18 (18.75%) Firewall
3 17 (17.71%) WAN
4 16 (16.67%) LAN
5 9 (9.38%) DHCP
5 9 (9.38%) DNS
6 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (7.29%) VPN
7 7 (7.29%) MPLS
8 6 (6.25%) Internet
8 6 (6.25%) VoIP
9 5 (5.21%) Wireless
9 5 (5.21%) NAS
10 4 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (4.17%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.17%) Network Security
10 4 (4.17%) IPsec
10 4 (4.17%) Extranet
10 4 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (3.13%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) Consultant
3 18 (18.75%) Architect
4 11 (11.46%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (8.33%) Administrator
5 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Storage Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Migration Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Storage Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Service Design Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.04%) Flash
2 1 (1.04%) .NET
2 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.04%) Middleware
2 1 (1.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Clustering
2 7 (7.29%) Replication
2 7 (7.29%) CLARiiON
3 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.13%) HACMP
4 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.13%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.13%) Wiki
5 2 (2.08%) HP Superdome
5 2 (2.08%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (2.08%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (1.04%) Firmware
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.04%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 67 (69.79%) Windows
2 33 (34.38%) Linux
2 33 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (20.83%) UNIX
5 18 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (10.42%) Solaris
8 7 (7.29%) AIX
8 7 (7.29%) Windows 7
9 6 (6.25%) HPUX
10 3 (3.13%) SUSE
11 2 (2.08%) VMS
12 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) ITIL
2 14 (14.58%) Migration
3 13 (13.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (9.38%) Service Management
5 8 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 7 (7.29%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.21%) Security Management
8 5 (5.21%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.17%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.17%) Time Management
9 4 (4.17%) Change Management
9 4 (4.17%) CRM
9 4 (4.17%) SOA
10 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.13%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.13%) Six Sigma
10 3 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.63%) SQL
2 8 (8.33%) Perl
3 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.21%) Python
4 5 (5.21%) Ruby
5 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.08%) AWK
6 2 (2.08%) C
6 2 (2.08%) sed
7 1 (1.04%) VB
7 1 (1.04%) Java
7 1 (1.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.13%) MCSE
4 2 (2.08%) HP AIS
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.04%) CCNP
5 1 (1.04%) EMC Certification
5 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 32 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (32.29%) Hyper-V
3 27 (28.13%) Active Directory
4 20 (20.83%) vSphere
5 9 (9.38%) XenServer
6 8 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (8.33%) vCloud
7 6 (6.25%) XenApp
8 5 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.17%) XenDesktop
9 4 (4.17%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (2.08%) Samba
10 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.08%) NFS
11 1 (1.04%) KVM
11 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) SCCM
2 13 (13.54%) SCOM
3 11 (11.46%) NetBackup
4 7 (7.29%) SCSM
4 7 (7.29%) Backup Exec
5 5 (5.21%) SCOrch
6 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.13%) WSUS
8 2 (2.08%) BladeLogic
8 2 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.08%) SCVMM
8 2 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.04%) AppManager
9 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.04%) EMC Navisphere
9 1 (1.04%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (1.04%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.04%) Puppet
9 1 (1.04%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 79 (82.29%) HP
2 47 (48.96%) VMware
3 38 (39.58%) Cisco
4 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
5 22 (22.92%) EMC
6 19 (19.79%) NetApp
7 17 (17.71%) Red Hat
7 17 (17.71%) Oracle
8 15 (15.63%) Citrix
9 13 (13.54%) IBM
10 11 (11.46%) Brocade
11 8 (8.33%) SAP
12 6 (6.25%) Dell
13 5 (5.21%) Juniper
13 5 (5.21%) Symantec
14 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
14 4 (4.17%) Avaya
14 4 (4.17%) StorageTek
15 3 (3.13%) F5
15 3 (3.13%) McAfee
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago