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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3PAR
Rank 530 541 570
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +29
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 63 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.053% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.11% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £308 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24989 24067 26976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.71% 47.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13873 13040 13656
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1082 1204 1387
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 +8 62 £400 +6.66% 14
London +3 18 £425 +16.43% 5
South East +2 14 £354 - 4
Yorkshire +13 6 £425 +11.84% 3
West Yorkshire +12 6 £425 +11.84% 2
South West -22 6 - -
Wiltshire - 6 - -
North West - 6 £251 -
City of London +14 5 £488 +8.33% 2
Manchester - 5 - -
East of England -22 4 £255 -40.00% 1
West Midlands - 4 £255 -
Bradford - 4 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 3
Scotland - 1 £304 -
West Sussex - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Bromley - - - -

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 102 (87.93%) HP
2 77 (66.38%) Windows
3 74 (63.79%) SAN
4 54 (46.55%) Cisco
4 54 (46.55%) VMware
5 52 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
7 38 (32.76%) Active Directory
8 30 (25.86%) ITIL
9 29 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (25.00%) Firewall
9 29 (25.00%) vSphere
10 28 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (23.28%) Hyper-V
11 27 (23.28%) Brocade
11 27 (23.28%) EMC
12 24 (20.69%) NetBackup
13 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
13 23 (19.83%) Symantec
13 23 (19.83%) MS Exchange
14 22 (18.97%) LAN
14 22 (18.97%) WAN
14 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (16.38%) NetApp
15 19 (16.38%) MS Excel
16 18 (15.52%) Linux
16 18 (15.52%) Service Management
17 17 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2010
18 16 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (13.79%) DNS

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (19.83%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (5.17%) Lync
5 6 (5.17%) IIS
6 2 (1.72%) CICS
6 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.86%) SAS
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (16.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.72%) MS Project
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
1 2 (1.72%) PaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (63.79%) SAN
2 29 (25.00%) Firewall
3 22 (18.97%) LAN
3 22 (18.97%) WAN
4 16 (13.79%) DNS
5 13 (11.21%) DHCP
6 11 (9.48%) VPN
7 10 (8.62%) Network Security
7 10 (8.62%) VoIP
7 10 (8.62%) TCP/IP
8 9 (7.76%) MPLS
8 9 (7.76%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (5.17%) VLAN
10 6 (5.17%) Wireless
11 5 (4.31%) IPsec
11 5 (4.31%) iSCSI
11 5 (4.31%) OSPF
11 5 (4.31%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) ProC
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 13 (11.21%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Local Government
5 1 (0.86%) International Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (21.55%) Analyst
2 20 (17.24%) Architect
3 18 (15.52%) Consultant
4 15 (12.93%) Administrator
5 13 (11.21%) Storage Administrator
6 10 (8.62%) Network Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Storage Architect
9 7 (6.03%) Storage Consultant
9 7 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.17%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.17%) Storage Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.59%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) .NET
1 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.72%) Web Services
2 1 (0.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) CLARiiON
2 9 (7.76%) Replication
3 8 (6.90%) Clustering
4 5 (4.31%) Celerra
4 5 (4.31%) EqualLogic
5 4 (3.45%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.45%) EMC Centera
5 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.59%) Symmetrix DMX
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.72%) Wiki
7 2 (1.72%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.86%) NHS
8 1 (0.86%) Firmware
8 1 (0.86%) HACMP
8 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.86%) Handset
8 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.86%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 77 (66.38%) Windows
2 52 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (15.52%) Linux
6 16 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (12.07%) UNIX
8 8 (6.90%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.45%) Solaris
10 3 (2.59%) AIX
11 1 (0.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.86%) ITIL
2 18 (15.52%) Service Management
3 16 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (9.48%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (7.76%) Data Protection
5 9 (7.76%) Incident Management
6 8 (6.90%) Network Management
6 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.90%) Migration
7 7 (6.03%) Time Management
7 7 (6.03%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.17%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.17%) Capacity Management
8 6 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.31%) Low Latency
9 5 (4.31%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (3.45%) CRM
10 4 (3.45%) Quality Management
10 4 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.07%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.48%) Perl
3 10 (8.62%) SQL
4 4 (3.45%) Python
4 4 (3.45%) Ruby
5 2 (1.72%) C
5 2 (1.72%) VB
6 1 (0.86%) VBScript
6 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.86%) AWK
6 1 (0.86%) sed
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.07%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (9.48%) CCNA
5 9 (7.76%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (5.17%) VCP4
6 6 (5.17%) VCP5
6 6 (5.17%) CCNP
7 5 (4.31%) CCA
7 5 (4.31%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.59%) MCSE
10 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.86%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) SLA
2 8 (6.90%) QA
3 5 (4.31%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (32.76%) Active Directory
2 29 (25.00%) vSphere
3 28 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (23.28%) Hyper-V
5 11 (9.48%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (6.90%) XenApp
7 5 (4.31%) XenServer
7 5 (4.31%) vCloud
8 4 (3.45%) ISA Server
8 4 (3.45%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.59%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.72%) SRDF
10 2 (1.72%) Brightmail
11 1 (0.86%) NFS
11 1 (0.86%) Samba
11 1 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 24 (20.69%) NetBackup
2 10 (8.62%) SCCM
2 10 (8.62%) SCOM
3 8 (6.90%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (5.17%) HP SIM
4 6 (5.17%) Backup Exec
4 6 (5.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (5.17%) SCSM
5 4 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.45%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (2.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.59%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.72%) AppManager
7 2 (1.72%) EMC TimeFinder
7 2 (1.72%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.72%) WSUS
7 2 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.86%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.86%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 102 (87.93%) HP
2 54 (46.55%) Cisco
2 54 (46.55%) VMware
3 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
4 27 (23.28%) EMC
4 27 (23.28%) Brocade
5 23 (19.83%) Symantec
6 19 (16.38%) NetApp
7 15 (12.93%) Citrix
7 15 (12.93%) Oracle
8 13 (11.21%) IBM
9 11 (9.48%) Juniper
10 8 (6.90%) Dell
11 7 (6.03%) StorageTek
11 7 (6.03%) F5
12 6 (5.17%) CommVault
12 6 (5.17%) CheckPoint
13 5 (4.31%) Avaya
13 5 (4.31%) TippingPoint
14 4 (3.45%) Riverbed
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