The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of 3PAR products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3PAR over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 HPE 3PAR.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3PAR
London / City of London
Rank 153 150 183
Rank change year-on-year -3 +33  
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 2 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.066% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.60% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £500 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +3.06% +8.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

3PAR is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1188 1335 2195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.40% 40.14% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 1004 1593
Median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 46
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.46% +4.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £11.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.57 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

3PAR
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing 3PAR as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for 3PAR in the City of London

3PAR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3PAR in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3PAR in the City of London

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for 3PAR.

1 12 (92.31%) HP
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Brocade
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) CommVault
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) EMC
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) HP Storage
6 3 (23.08%) NAS
6 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (15.38%) Clustering
7 2 (15.38%) Nagios
7 2 (15.38%) Symantec
7 2 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) LDAP
7 2 (15.38%) MySQL
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) STB
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (15.38%) LDAP
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Storage Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) EMC Storage Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) HP Storage Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Junior DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) NetBackup Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (23.08%) HP Storage
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) STB
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) PKI
4 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (15.38%) Converged Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) GPFS
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
2 2 (15.38%) Ansible
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) HP
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Brocade
4 5 (38.46%) CommVault
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) EMC
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
7 2 (15.38%) Isilon
7 2 (15.38%) Symantec
8 1 (7.69%) Citrix
8 1 (7.69%) IBM
8 1 (7.69%) Zerto