The table below looks at the statistics 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3PAR over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3PAR
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.25% 0.046%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.54% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £463 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +117.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.88

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1099 1113 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.62% 46.41% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 545 543
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £211 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 42 99
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.70 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

3PAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing 3PAR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -1 5 £375 -25.00% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
Shropshire +13 1 - - 1
3PAR
England

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for 3PAR.

1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) EMC
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) Migration
3 7 (63.64%) Workflow
3 7 (63.64%) CLARiiON
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
3 7 (63.64%) SLA
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Symmetrix DMX
3 7 (63.64%) SRDF
3 7 (63.64%) Trend Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
4 6 (54.55%) Network Security
4 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) IBM
4 6 (54.55%) Dell
4 6 (54.55%) Change Management
5 5 (45.45%) Brocade
5 5 (45.45%) Product Management
5 5 (45.45%) Escalation Management
6 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (27.27%) HP Storage
7 3 (27.27%) Electronics
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) VMware

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Storage Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) HP Storage Architect
4 2 (18.18%) HP Storage Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (9.09%) EMC Storage Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) CLARiiON
1 7 (63.64%) Symmetrix DMX
2 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) HP Storage
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (9.09%) Clustering
5 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Trend Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Workflow
3 6 (54.55%) Change Management
3 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
3 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
4 5 (45.45%) Escalation Management
4 5 (45.45%) Product Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) SRDF
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) Dell
4 6 (54.55%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) Brocade
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle