The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of 3PAR products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3PAR over the 3 months to 29 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 for the West Midlands region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3PAR
Rank 111 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£255 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.65% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1200 915 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.22% 46.47% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 400 462
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 70 79
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.22 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £28.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
3PAR
England

3PAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3PAR across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

3PAR Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

3PAR
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3PAR across the West Midlands region.

3PAR Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3PAR
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Birmingham - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
3PAR
England

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Service Management
3 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (58.33%) NetApp
3 7 (58.33%) StorageTek
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Symantec
3 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
3 7 (58.33%) Brocade
4 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) vSphere
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
6 2 (16.67%) Replication

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Service Management
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
2 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) NetApp
2 7 (58.33%) StorageTek
2 7 (58.33%) Symantec
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Brocade
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft