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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3PAR over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3PAR
Rank 570 561 565
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 74 83 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 55 35
Median daily rate £415 £340 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £315 £324
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

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
24320 25103 23902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.94% 44.08% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14874 14716 13207
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 807 1080 1056
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

3PAR
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing 3PAR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 68 £428 +25.73% 21
London -10 20 £533 +29.09% 4
North East -29 20 £325 -40.90% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 19 £325 -32.64% 1
Tyne and Wear -34 19 £325 -40.90% 1
South East -13 11 £440 +43.08% 3
East of England +13 9 £375 +19.04% 5
City of London +39 8 £550 +33.33% 1
Hertfordshire +12 7 £375 -34.78% 4
Scotland +10 5 £300 -
Berkshire -2 4 £450 +47.54% 1
West Midlands -19 4 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 4 £300 -
Shropshire - 4 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £375 -
Erskine - 4 £300 -
West Sussex -3 3 - - 2
Horsham - 3 - - 1
Watford +6 2 £258 -
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £421 +42.79%
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Luton - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
South West +7 1 £363 +11.53% 5
Milton Keynes +6 1 £430 -
Hampshire +5 1 £340 -
Cheshire +2 1 £452 +39.34%
North West -18 1 £452 +44.50% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £363 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 3PAR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for 3PAR.

1 93 (68.89%) HP
2 79 (58.52%) SAN
3 75 (55.56%) VMware
4 58 (42.96%) Linux
5 52 (38.52%) EMC
6 51 (37.78%) Windows
7 49 (36.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 45 (33.33%) ITIL
9 35 (25.93%) Red Hat
10 34 (25.19%) Active Directory
10 34 (25.19%) Cisco
11 30 (22.22%) Finance
11 30 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 30 (22.22%) Brocade
12 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 27 (20.00%) Unix
13 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (18.52%) Citrix
13 25 (18.52%) Data Centre
14 23 (17.04%) SQL
15 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
15 22 (16.30%) NetApp
15 22 (16.30%) SC Cleared
16 20 (14.81%) Migration
16 20 (14.81%) DNS
16 20 (14.81%) Windows Server
17 19 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (14.07%) Replication
17 19 (14.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (13.33%) SharePoint

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 16 (11.85%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.70%) IIS
4 5 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.96%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.22%) iPlanet
6 3 (2.22%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.22%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.67%) Office 365
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.44%) IaaS
4 4 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (58.52%) SAN
2 20 (14.81%) DNS
3 17 (12.59%) NAS
4 14 (10.37%) Firewall
5 13 (9.63%) DHCP
6 12 (8.89%) NetScaler
7 11 (8.15%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (6.67%) LAN
8 9 (6.67%) WAN
9 7 (5.19%) Internet
9 7 (5.19%) LDAP
10 5 (3.70%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.70%) SMTP
10 5 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.96%) Network Security
11 4 (2.96%) VoIP
12 3 (2.22%) BIG-IP
12 3 (2.22%) FTP
12 3 (2.22%) SSH
12 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Ant
1 2 (1.48%) GCC
1 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.48%) Subversion
General
1 30 (22.22%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Banking
3 4 (2.96%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Back Office
4 3 (2.22%) Military
4 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (19.26%) Storage Engineer
2 25 (18.52%) Administrator
3 17 (12.59%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (10.37%) Architect
5 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.41%) Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Storage Administrator
8 8 (5.93%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (5.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.44%) Analyst
10 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.44%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.44%) Server Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Storage Consultant
10 6 (4.44%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.96%) JRuby
1 4 (2.96%) Web Services
2 3 (2.22%) J2EE
2 3 (2.22%) JSP
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.48%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.48%) Flash
3 2 (1.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 19 (14.07%) Replication
3 18 (13.33%) HP Storage
4 17 (12.59%) EMC VNX
5 12 (8.89%) EMC VMAX
6 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
7 10 (7.41%) HP StoreVirtual
7 10 (7.41%) PKI
8 8 (5.93%) Celerra
8 8 (5.93%) Clustering
9 7 (5.19%) CLARiiON
10 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (3.70%) Hedge funds
12 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (2.96%) Blackberry
12 4 (2.96%) Symmetrix DMX
13 3 (2.22%) CESG
13 3 (2.22%) Grid Computing
13 3 (2.22%) Symmetrix
14 2 (1.48%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (42.96%) Linux
2 51 (37.78%) Windows
3 27 (20.00%) Unix
4 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (14.81%) Windows Server
6 19 (14.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (10.37%) Solaris
8 7 (5.19%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.70%) CentOS
10 4 (2.96%) AIX
10 4 (2.96%) VyOS
10 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.22%) HPUX
12 2 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.74%) Android
13 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.33%) ITIL
2 20 (14.81%) Migration
3 13 (9.63%) Configuration Management
4 11 (8.15%) Project Management
5 9 (6.67%) High Availability
5 9 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 9 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 8 (5.93%) Capacity Management
6 8 (5.93%) Change Management
6 8 (5.93%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.19%) QMS
7 7 (5.19%) Service Management
8 6 (4.44%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.70%) DevOps
9 5 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.04%) SQL
2 12 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.19%) Ruby
4 5 (3.70%) Java
5 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.22%) Perl
6 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.48%) PHP
8 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.30%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.63%) MCSE
3 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.70%) MCP
4 5 (3.70%) MCSA
4 5 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.96%) RHCE
6 3 (2.22%) HP ASE
6 3 (2.22%) HPE ATP
7 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.48%) MCITP
7 2 (1.48%) RHCA
8 1 (0.74%) CCNA
8 1 (0.74%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.37%) SLA
2 6 (4.44%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 49 (36.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (25.19%) Active Directory
3 17 (12.59%) vSphere
4 14 (10.37%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (8.15%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (5.93%) Hyper-V
6 8 (5.93%) NFS
7 7 (5.19%) XenApp
8 6 (4.44%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (2.96%) DFS Replication
9 4 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.48%) Firmware
11 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.74%) Samba
11 1 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (10.37%) Puppet
2 12 (8.89%) HP Data Protector
2 12 (8.89%) SCCM
3 11 (8.15%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (6.67%) SCOM
5 8 (5.93%) vRealize
6 6 (4.44%) Nagios
6 6 (4.44%) NetBackup
7 5 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (3.70%) WSUS
8 4 (2.96%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (2.96%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (2.96%) OpenView
8 4 (2.96%) SCVMM
8 4 (2.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 93 (68.89%) HP
2 75 (55.56%) VMware
3 52 (38.52%) EMC
4 35 (25.93%) Red Hat
5 34 (25.19%) Cisco
6 30 (22.22%) Brocade
7 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 25 (18.52%) Citrix
9 22 (16.30%) NetApp
10 17 (12.59%) Oracle
11 15 (11.11%) Veeam
12 10 (7.41%) CommVault
13 9 (6.67%) Symantec
14 8 (5.93%) Sun
15 6 (4.44%) Veritas
16 5 (3.70%) arcserve
16 5 (3.70%) CA
16 5 (3.70%) Isilon
17 4 (2.96%) AppSense
17 4 (2.96%) Lumension
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