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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3PAR
Rank 549 496 549
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +53
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 77 116 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.49% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 68 22
Average daily rate £400 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £508 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -33 73 £400 -3.03% 16
North West +5 24 £413 - 1
London -9 17 £406 -9.72% 6
South East -10 15 £400 - 5
Cheshire - 10 £500 -
Manchester -9 8 £520 - 1
West Midlands -7 6 £463 +117.64%
South West - 6 £335 -
Wiltshire - 6 £335 -
City of London +33 5 £413 +3.12% 2
Birmingham - 5 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +15 4 £338 -
East of England -10 4 £325 -7.14% 1
Berkshire +7 3 £550 +29.41% 3
Milton Keynes +3 3 £338 -
Reading -2 3 £550 +22.22% 2
West Sussex - 3 £300 -
Hertfordshire +4 2 £325 -40.90% 1
Essex -5 2 - -
Surrey -7 2 - - 1
Renfrewshire -10 2 £405 -10.00%
Erskine -11 2 £405 -10.00%
Scotland -12 2 £405 -10.14%
Hampshire -21 2 £575 +43.75%
Chester - 2 - -
Camberley - 2 - -
Salisbury - 2 £345 -
Liverpool - 2 £419 -
Merseyside - 2 £419 -
East Midlands -18 1 £450 +5.88%

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 124 (81.05%) HP
2 91 (59.48%) VMware
3 86 (56.21%) SAN
4 85 (55.56%) Windows
5 63 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 51 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 49 (32.03%) EMC
7 49 (32.03%) Cisco
8 45 (29.41%) Linux
9 42 (27.45%) Active Directory
10 38 (24.84%) IBM
11 37 (24.18%) Data Centre
12 36 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 34 (22.22%) Windows Server
14 33 (21.57%) Finance
15 32 (20.92%) ITIL
15 32 (20.92%) Migration
16 30 (19.61%) Red Hat
16 30 (19.61%) Hyper-V
17 29 (18.95%) Brocade
18 28 (18.30%) Unix
18 28 (18.30%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (16.99%) NetApp
19 26 (16.99%) Citrix
20 25 (16.34%) SQL Server
21 23 (15.03%) Security Cleared
22 22 (14.38%) SQL
22 22 (14.38%) MS Exchange
22 22 (14.38%) LAN
23 21 (13.73%) MS Excel

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (14.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.58%) IIS
5 4 (2.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.65%) Moodle
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.54%) MS Office
3 7 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Relativity
2 3 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.65%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.92%) Office 365
4 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.31%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.31%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.65%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 86 (56.21%) SAN
2 22 (14.38%) LAN
3 20 (13.07%) Firewall
4 19 (12.42%) DNS
5 17 (11.11%) NetScaler
6 16 (10.46%) DHCP
6 16 (10.46%) WAN
7 13 (8.50%) NAS
8 10 (6.54%) TCP/IP
9 9 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (5.88%) Network Security
10 8 (5.23%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (4.58%) VoIP
12 6 (3.92%) LDAP
12 6 (3.92%) SSH
12 6 (3.92%) VPN
13 5 (3.27%) MPLS
14 4 (2.61%) FTP
14 4 (2.61%) SMTP
14 4 (2.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.19%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.61%) Big Data
5 2 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) MySQL
General
1 33 (21.57%) Finance
2 15 (9.80%) Banking
3 6 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.96%) Advertising
6 2 (1.31%) Back Office
6 2 (1.31%) Front Office
6 2 (1.31%) Legal
6 2 (1.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (17.65%) Architect
2 20 (13.07%) Administrator
3 14 (9.15%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (8.50%) Analyst
5 11 (7.19%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.54%) Consultant
6 10 (6.54%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (6.54%) Storage Architect
6 10 (6.54%) Storage Engineer
6 10 (6.54%) Technical Architect
7 9 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Storage Analyst
9 7 (4.58%) Storage Consultant
9 7 (4.58%) Unix Administrator
10 6 (3.92%) Infrastructure Designer
10 6 (3.92%) Server Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Storage Administrator
10 6 (3.92%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.27%) Web Services
2 4 (2.61%) JRuby
3 3 (1.96%) Middleware
4 1 (0.65%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.65%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.18%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.76%) Replication
3 15 (9.80%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (7.19%) CLARiiON
4 11 (7.19%) HP Storage
5 8 (5.23%) Clustering
5 8 (5.23%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (4.58%) Celerra
7 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.27%) Hedge funds
7 5 (3.27%) IBM XIV
7 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.27%) PKI
8 4 (2.61%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.61%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (2.61%) EMC VNX
8 4 (2.61%) HACMP
9 3 (1.96%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.96%) LPAR
9 3 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (55.56%) Windows
2 45 (29.41%) Linux
3 36 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 28 (18.30%) Unix
5 28 (18.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (9.80%) AIX
6 15 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (8.50%) Solaris
7 13 (8.50%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.27%) HPUX
10 4 (2.61%) VyOS
11 3 (1.96%) SUSE
11 3 (1.96%) VMS
11 3 (1.96%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.31%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.92%) ITIL
1 32 (20.92%) Migration
2 12 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (7.19%) Service Delivery
4 9 (5.88%) Change Management
4 9 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 9 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (5.23%) High Availability
6 7 (4.58%) Service Management
6 7 (4.58%) TOGAF
7 6 (3.92%) Data Migration
7 6 (3.92%) Open Source
7 6 (3.92%) Performance Management
7 6 (3.92%) Project Management
8 5 (3.27%) Analytics
8 5 (3.27%) Data Architecture
8 5 (3.27%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.27%) Patch Management
8 5 (3.27%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (2.61%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.38%) SQL
2 9 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.23%) Perl
4 4 (2.61%) AWK
4 4 (2.61%) Ruby
4 4 (2.61%) sed
4 4 (2.61%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.31%) VBScript
6 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.23%) CCNA
7 6 (3.92%) MCSE
8 5 (3.27%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 4 (2.61%) RHCA
9 4 (2.61%) RHCE
10 2 (1.31%) Degree
10 2 (1.31%) MCITP
10 2 (1.31%) MCSA
10 2 (1.31%) VCP5
11 1 (0.65%) CCA
11 1 (0.65%) CCDA
11 1 (0.65%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.84%) SLA
2 5 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.61%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.96%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.96%) QA
5 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 63 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (27.45%) Active Directory
3 30 (19.61%) Hyper-V
4 19 (12.42%) vSphere
5 11 (7.19%) XenApp
6 9 (5.88%) NFS
6 9 (5.88%) vCloud
7 8 (5.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (4.58%) VMware ESX
9 6 (3.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (3.92%) XenServer
10 4 (2.61%) Samba
10 4 (2.61%) Veritas File System
11 3 (1.96%) Firmware
11 3 (1.96%) Xen
12 2 (1.31%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.31%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (10.46%) NetBackup
2 14 (9.15%) SCCM
3 13 (8.50%) SCOM
4 11 (7.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 9 (5.88%) Puppet
6 7 (4.58%) HP Data Protector
7 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (3.92%) SCDPM
7 6 (3.92%) SCOrch
8 5 (3.27%) vMotion
8 5 (3.27%) vRealize
9 4 (2.61%) BladeLogic
9 4 (2.61%) EMC VPLEX
9 4 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (1.96%) AppManager
10 3 (1.96%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.31%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 124 (81.05%) HP
2 91 (59.48%) VMware
3 51 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 49 (32.03%) Cisco
4 49 (32.03%) EMC
5 38 (24.84%) IBM
6 30 (19.61%) Red Hat
7 29 (18.95%) Brocade
8 26 (16.99%) Citrix
8 26 (16.99%) NetApp
9 21 (13.73%) Veeam
10 19 (12.42%) Oracle
11 15 (9.80%) Dell
12 12 (7.84%) Veritas
13 11 (7.19%) CommVault
13 11 (7.19%) Symantec
14 6 (3.92%) CheckPoint
15 5 (3.27%) Fujitsu
15 5 (3.27%) Juniper
15 5 (3.27%) Sun
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