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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3PAR over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3PAR
Rank 106 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.046% 0.096% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.095% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£213 £293 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.35% -26.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
3PAR
England

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
1057 1005 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.87% 48.22% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 484 347
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 58 110
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.94 £42.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015. 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -2 1 £213 +1.19%
Birmingham - - - - 2
Shropshire - - - -
3PAR
England

3PAR
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat